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Summary: A death row inmate in a Southern prison possesses the unusual gift of healing. A guard discovers the inmate's miraculous power and begins to question the man's guilt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Green 2007

Summary: This story follows the life of Eliza and her protector Uncle Tom, who are caught in the brutality of slavery in the Southern States during the nineteenth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 1999

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNC

Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie To Kill 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TO NOT RATED

Summary: Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lily. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town where Lily believes that her mother once lived. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SEC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Se

Summary: Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ROO

Huston, John

Summary: A man who has recently left the army attempts to become a preacher and open up his very own church without Christ.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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Summary: A smooth-talking con man and a nine-year-old orphan are up to tricks in depression-era Kansas. Also includes a prologue by Peter Bogdanovich in which he shares insights about being a director and goes behind the scenes of Paper Moon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PAP

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CLI

Summary: A devoted old couple are separated when the wife dies. The husband struggles to cope with his loneliness and failing health, but his spirit is fading when a mysterious white dog appears and reawakens his joy of life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Hall of Fame 2002

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TO

Summary: The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Media, Inc. 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD A

Summary: Only a plea to President Lincoln can help when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sh 9

Summary: Hushpuppy is a six-year-old living in an isolated bayou community. When her father Wink becomes ill, she sets off for the outside world in an attempt to help him. The journey to save her father is delayed by a 'busted' universe that reverses weather patterns and brings about long-extinct animals. Can Hushpuppy save the day?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEA

Summary: Down on his luck gambler Garry and his hot streak buddy Curtis hit the road for New Orleans, hunting the big payday. On riverboats and racetracks they chase women and thrills before risking it all in the wager of their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MIS

Summary: Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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Summary: Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GEO

Summary: In a small southern town, a sensitive deaf-mute is befriended by a young girl who comes to understand his isolation and loneliness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HEA

Summary: A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1999

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FRI

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FRI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Fried 1999

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Summary: "When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive, her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur. What begins as a troubled and hostile pairing, soon blossoms into a profound, life-altering friendship that transcends all the societal boundaries placed between them. This iconic tale of pride,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DRI

Mortensen, Viggo

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Summary: During the nineteen sixties, a bouncer, whose nightclub closes for renovations, finds a temporary employment as a driver for black pianist Don Shirley going on a tour into the Deep South states.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Green 2018

Summary: Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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White, Shane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 WHI

Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

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