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Summary: The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: Samson and Delilah are two teens living in an isolated Aboriginal community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes, they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone, they discover that life isn't always fair, but love never judges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IndiePix 2010

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE SAM

Summary: A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to exist in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece. Along the way, they met a young aborigine on his 'walkabout, ' a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Muller, Peter Paul

Summary: A story of the South African lawyer Bram Fischer who defended Nelson Mandela and other members of his group during the Rivonia Trial.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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

Summary: As long as the holy site known as 'where the green ants dream' is safe, the aboriginal natives believe that their culture, and Earth itself, will be safe. When a major corporation plans to mine the site, it sparks a revolt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Tango Entertainment 2006

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

Tumarkin, Maria M.

Summary: "How to speak of the searing, unpindownable power that the past-ours, our family's, our culture's-wields in the present? Drawing on nine years of research, Axiomatic explores the ways we understand the traumas we inherit and the systems that sustain them. In five sections-each one built on an axiom about how the past affects the present-Tumarkin weaves together true and intimate stories of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.92 TUM

Summary: American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Set during the colonization of Australia in 1825, the film follows Clare, a 21-year-old native Irish wife and mother held captive beyond her 7-year sentence, desperate to be free of her obsessed master, British lieutenant Hawkins. Clare's husband Aidan intervenes with devastating consequences for all. When British authorities fail to deliver justice, Clare pursues Hawkins, who leaves his post...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER NIG

Summary: Crocodile Dundee: A free spirited Australian who hunts crocodiles with his bare hands, stares down giant water buffaloes, and drinks mere mortals under the table, faces the ultimate torture test -- a trip to New York City. Crocodile Dundee II: Continuing the adventures of the eccentric Australian, Crocodile Dundee, he and his beautiful girlfriend are threatened by a ruthless gang of drug...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: Set in 1922 in the outback, the story follows three mounted policemen and an Aboriginal tracker on a mission to bring to justice a black man accused of murdering a white woman. The party's leader is a sadistic racist known simply as the Fanatic. Their guide, the Tracker, is a resourceful and complex character, who keeps everyone guessing until the end. They are constantly half a day behind the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ArtMattan Productions 2002

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

Summary: Cody is a young man of intrepid spirit, always looking for a challenge. Living with his guardian, Cody learns of an ancient myth, the story of 'Donkegin'. He is told to leave it alone, but the legend sparks his lively imagination. Defying all authority, Cody and his girlfriend embark on a search that takes them into the shadow-land of mystery and to the edge of death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE QUE

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ALF

Summary: Two veterinarians in the Australian outback battle to save their drought-ridden farming community from a devastating sheep blight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2008

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RAI

Summary: A wealthy Australian ranch owner's gift of a wild pony means young Scotty can finally ride the seven miles to and from school. But the pony gets away and is sheltered as unclaimed by a young girl who cannot walk. The treasured pony means freedom to both children, but can only belong to one.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RID

Summary: After relocating from the whirlwind of Sydney, newspaper columnist George Turner is slowly learning what it means to be a local in the quirky New Zealand town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start after the death of his wife, but not all went according to plan. Following last season's harrowing boating accident, the townsfolk of Weld mount a search-and-rescue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EIG

Summary: The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are a pair of crime-scene cleaners with a knack for solving mysteries. As they go about their work, they discover clues the police overlook. This warm and witty whodunit from Down Under is sure to please mystery and comedy fans alike.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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Summary: Several interweaving storylines that start with a mysterious accident and the death of an Aboriginal girl in the outback. Her former teacher, Alex, becomes involved with journalist Ned Banks and his brother, Jesse, a genius computer hacker, to try to unravel the mystery. When the brothers uncover video footage of the crime, they are targeted by powerful and dangerous figures that may be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Flood, Georgia

Summary: Tells the story of the nurses that served with the Australian Army Nursing Service on the Western Front during World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD ANZ NOT RATED

Bismuth, Charlotte

Summary: "The shocking story of New York's most infamous pill-pushing doctor, written by the prosecutor who brought him down in a landmark and precedent-setting case in the fight against opioid addiction"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Signal Publishers/Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.747 BIS

Summary: In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: George begins dating someone new, providing endless fodder for gossip in his quirky New Zealand coastal town. Meanwhile, his two teenage kids experience the rocky side of romance, and the whole family reels from revelations about the death of George's wife a few years earlier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Quigley 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN QUI

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