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Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Glory 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD GLO

Summary: In the middle of nowhere lived an unexpected piece of skateboarding and punk music history: The Crest, a skateboarding mecca of the 80's tucked in the suburbs of the nation's Capital. Here skateboarding and punk rock music collided and made history. Follow the story of a one of a kind skateboarding playground that attracted skaters and bands from all over to create a legend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Synergentic 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BLO

Summary: Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Documentary about a gang of kids who virtually revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and street smarts, and in the process, transformed youth culture forever. Captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing, who used abandoned swimming pools to sharpen their skills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOG

Summary: When Danny Flynn returns to his Belfast neighborhood after 14 years in prison, all he wants is to find peace, resume his career, and reclaim the love of the woman who has remained etched in his mind. As they slowly embrace the possibilities of renewed romance, they realize cultural taboos stand in the way and fighting for love could cost them their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Strap yourself in for an adrenaline rush, rollerball competition as three players battle the ruthless owner of an ultra-violent sport league, where blood, speed and murder are all part of the game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: An unathletic boy with autism strives to become an unlikely marathon champion giving his unfulfilled father purpose and a second chance at putting his family first.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The film features the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner, who went from a stockboy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback. The film centers on Warner's unique story and years of challenges and setbacks that could have derailed his aspirations to become an NFL player, but just when his dreams seemed all but out of reach, it is only with the support...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Colin, a young rebel and promising distance runner, is chosen to represent his reform school in a track race. However, the opposition for Colin isn't another runner, it's the Establishment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The shop around the corner: The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: NASCAR sensation Ricky Bobby is a racing hero because of his "win at all costs" approach. He and his loyal racing partner, childhood friend Cal Naughton Jr., are a fearless duo. Dubbed "Shake" and "Bake" by their fans, the two have the ability to finish so many races in the #1 and #2 positions, with Cal always in second place. When flamboyant French Formula One driver Jean Girard challenges...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Talladega 2006

Summary: In 2009 Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong's comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong's confession.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ARM

Summary: "In 1946, Branch Rickey ... owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson ... to the team. The deal put both men in the crosshairs of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and let his talent on the field win over...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A gifted athlete from Fall River, Massachusetts, Chris Herren was a basketball legend before he left high school. After a troubled yet outstanding career at Fresno State, he would eventually fulfill his childhood dream of playing for the Boston Celtics, only to lose it all to a devastating addiction that nearly killed him. Award-winning director Jonathan Hock chronicles this powerful story of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNG

Summary: "On June 12, 1970, Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 136 years of baseball history, only 276 no-hitters have been recorded. Dock is the only pitcher to ever claim he accomplished his while high on LSD. During his 12 years in the major leagues, Dock lived the expression "Black is Beautiful!" He wore curlers on the field. He stepped out of his Cadillac wearing the widest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO

Summary: Ever since Hopper was a child, he has dreamed of becoming a major-league pitcher. Relentlessly pushed and punished by his abusive father, he's on the verge of becoming one of the game's most promising players when he unexpectedly breaks down on the mound. Now Hopper's only hope for a future lies with an unorthodox sports therapist who urges him to piece together the past and confront the man...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PHE
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PHE

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: Writer and director Faraut revisits the rich bounty of footage of the left-handed tennis star John McEnroe as he competes in the French Open at Paris's Roland Garros Stadium in 1984. Far from a traditional documentary, Faraut probes the archival film to unpack both McEnroe's attention to the sport and the footage itself, creating a lively and immersive look at a driven athlete, a study on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JOH

Summary: From Tibet to Australia, Alaska to Norway armed with drones, Go-Pros and helicopters, director Jennifer Peedom has fashioned an astonishing symphony of mountaineers, ice climbers, free soloists, heliskiers, snowboarders, and parachuting mountain bikers. Willem Dafoe provides a narration sampled from British mountaineer Robert Macfarlane's acclaimed memoir Mountains of the Mind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwich Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 796.522 MOU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MOU

Summary: A sensitive study of three surfing friends coming to terms with adulthood, during the Vietnam War. As the obstacles of their lives pull them apart, the call of the waves eventually brings them together one last time to test themselves against it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Santiago Munez, an immigrant from Los Angeles, is given the chance to go to England to pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. This underdog must prove he has the talent, passion, and determination to triumph against all odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: "In 1974, Leon Gast traveled to Africa to film Zaire 74, a music festival planned to accompany an unprecedented sports spectacle: the Rumble in the Jungle, in which late-career underdog Muhammad Ali would contend with the younger powerhouse George Foreman for the boxing heavyweight championship title--'a fight between two blacks in a black nation, organized by blacks,' as a Kinshasa billboard...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHE

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