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Summary: Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who has come to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress who is courting a major Hollywood director for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AVE

Summary: Ray, an aging alcoholic, forms an unlikely friendship with a troubled teenager. As they grow more dependent on each other, Ray asks the teen to go to his 40th high school reunion and pose as his son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

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

Summary: Between 1968 and 1972, the world watched in awe each time an American spacecraft voyaged to the Moon. Only 12 American men have walked upon its surface and they remain the only human beings to have stood on another world. Now for the first time, a combination of archival material from the original NASA film footage, much of it never before seen and interviews with the surviving astronauts tells...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IN

Summary: Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm, LLC 2008

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

Summary: On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD Movie Transformers 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TRA RATED PG13

Summary: Based on concert footage of October 2004 in Madison Square Garden shot by fans at the concert and edited into a unit. The Beastie Boys handed cameras (mostly high-8) to 50 excited fans, who were told "Do whatever you want, just keep shooting."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by ThinkFilm 2006

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AWE

Summary: Investigates the torture and killing of an innocent Afghani taxi driver in a gripping probe into reckless abuses of government power. This stunningly crafted narrative demonstrates how one man's life and death symbolizes the erosion of our civil rights.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TAX

Summary: Everything you think you know about modern science is about to unravel in this film about two young engineers and the consequences they face when they invent a machine that enables them to travel back in time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: A film about tough, highly competitive quadriplegic rugby players. These men have been forced to live life sitting down, but in their own version of the full-contact sport, they smash each other in custom-made gladiator-like wheelchairs. Tells the story of a group of world-class athletes unlike any ever shown on screen. In addition to smashing chairs, it will smash every stereotype you ever had...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2005

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

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

Summary: Jerri Blank is a forty-seven year old ex-con, junky whore who decides to return home and finish high school after 32 years on the streets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2006

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

Summary: No one will ever mistake Jeff Reigert for Moses, but like Moses, it is Jeff's job to introduce the world to the Ten Commandments. However, Jeff is not exactly the picture of virtue. In fact, Jeff is surrounded by gigantic replicas of the famous stone tablets. He is so busy juggling his wife Gretchen and his girlfriend, that he can barely get through a single commandment without breaking one...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TEN

Summary: Tells the story of Haitian national hero, journalist, and freedom fighter Jean Dominique, whom Demme first met and filmed in 1986. As owner and operator of his nation's oldest and only free radio station, Dominique was frequently at odds with his country's various repressive governments and spent much of the 80's and early 90's in exile in New York, where Demme continued to interview him over...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment [distributor] 2005

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

Summary: Follows a group of 12-year-old boys from the most violent ghettos of Baltimore to the Baraka School, an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, where children live by strict guidelines, yet are given the freedom to grow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ThinkFilm 2006

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

Summary: Chronicling this capital case from 1984-2004, filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg painstakingly frame the judicial and emotional reponses to a chilling crime, and the implications surrounding Darryl Hunt's wrongful conviction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Thinkfilm 2007

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

Summary: A clueless aspiring criminal named John 'Rugged' Rudgate spends his days forging rebate coupons and selling speakers out of the back of his van. One day, Rugged runs into an old acquaintance, the dim-witted Jeff, who recently returned home to help his cynical sister run the storage facility that they inherited from their father. When Rugged tries to force his way into the family business,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

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

Summary: Examines the rise of anti-Semitism in the USA after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2006

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

Summary: A biography of Emmett Louis Till, an African-American teenager who was murdered for whistling at a white women in Mississippi in 1955. Chronicles director Beauchamp's decade-long effort to determine the true identities of Till's killers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2005

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

Summary: Dominic, Rose, and Nancy are three children whose families have been torn apart, their homes destroyed, their innocence lost, and who currently reside in a displaced persons camp in Patongo. These children attend a school where they can momentarily forget the brutal realities of their lives, as they participate in music, song and dance. When they are invited to compete in an annual music and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm, LLC 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAR
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WAR

Summary: The Budapest subway system, the world's second oldest, is a dark, labyrinthine netherworld as vast and various as the city above it. The beleaguered ticket inspectors or 'controllers', assigned in teams to various sections of the system, have the thankless job to ensure that no passengers ride without paying. This is their story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Thinkfilm 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN KON

Summary: When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A documentary on the impact of globalization on the world's different wine regions. Filmmaker Jonathan Nossiter travels to France, California, Italy and New York, speaking with winemakers both large and small. The film offers a look at how business concerns and the homogenization of tastes around the world are changing the way wine is being made. Nossiter's primary focus is on American vintners...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed exclusively by THINKFilm 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MON
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MON

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON RATED PG-13

Summary: In 1970, such names as Janis Joplin, The Band, and The Grateful Dead traveled by a customized train for five days to Toronto, Calgary, and Winnipeg for a mega-concert at each stop. This experience was filmed and some footage was locked away, until now.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC FES

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