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Summary: Nazneem is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Albert Pierrepoint joins the family business and becomes the most feared and respected executioner in Britain. Living a split life as a master hangman, loyal husband and grocery delivery man, Albert became the most feared executioner in Britain, famed for his craftsmanship in hanging over 450 people. Once praised and demonized for his role in the Nazi war trials, he must ultimately face a fate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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

Summary: Legend tells of three magic diamonds that, if in the wrong hands, can be united to create a force powerful enough to freeze the sun. When the evil sorcerer Zeebad escapes from his ancient prison, he vows to exact revenge by deep-freezing the earth forever. Determined to save the world, a fellowship of four unlikely heroes band together to foil Zeebad's villainous plot. Led by the candy-loving...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2006

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Doogal 2006

Summary: Nineteenth century poet John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne offers to help Keats nurse his seriously ill brother, the two soon became involved in an unstoppable romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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

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

Summary: It is the year 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. Deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission begins to unravel and they find themselves fighting not only for their lives, but for the future of us all.

Format: moving image

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

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI SUN

Summary: Poppy is a life-loving and irrepressibly cheerful primary school teacher. She is thirty years old, single, and infinitely optimistic and accepting. She lives with her best friend and flatmate Zoe in London. She is tested by a repressed driving instructor with anger problems, and, in turn, she decides to test him. She has exciting flamenco lessons, an encounter with a homeless man, an argument...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HAP

Summary: Young Oliver Tate's coming of age is coming even sooner than expected. Prone to daydreaming, listening to French crooners, and indulging other self-absorbed fantasies, Oliver suddenly finds himself submerged in real-life, dual challenges, plotting to lose his virginity with a quirky new girlfriend while also struggling to reconcile his parents' marriage, even though his mom seems smitten with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SUB

Summary: To spare the feelings of her fatherless boy, Lizzie secretly authors letters from his "father" recounting seafaring adventures around the world. Torn between exposing the truth and protecting her son, she hires a handsome stranger to play the role of a father and gets more than anyone bargained for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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

Harris, Naomie

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Summary: Based on the true story of N'gan'ga Maruge, an elderly man who decides to pursue an education that he was never able to afford when the government of Kenya passes a law to make free education available to the nation's children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2011

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

Summary: The story of the love affair between a beautiful retired courtesan Lea, and Chéri, the son of her old colleague and rival, Madame Peloux. After six years Madame Peloux has secretly arranged a marriage between Chéri and Edmee, the daughter of another rich courtesan. As the inevitable moment of parting approaches, Lea and Chéri begin to understand, too late, how much they mean to one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: The young Jane Austen wishes to be a writer. Her mother thinks otherwise. Although she is offered many marriage proposals she accepts none until the mischevious Thomas Lefroy shows up and turns her world around. At first she finds him ignorant and self centered but as she gets to know him, they start to flirt and eventually fall in love. Thomas' relatives disagree with the match and threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD B

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEC

Summary: A 40-year-old writer visits his dying father. He begins to relive the memories of the past - both good and bad - and he is forced to realize that his once "immortal, invincible and infallible" father is human after all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: In Ammritsar, the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find matches for her four daughters. Second sister, Lalita, meets American Will Darcy - is it love? A classic story told with a Bollywood twist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Maurice and Ian are successful, but aging actors. The two are close friends whose conversation generally revolves around theatrical shop talk and the infirmities of other aging actors. Ian is fearful that death is right around the corner, so he agrees to let his niece's daughter, Jessie, move in to his flat to care for him. Jessie is a modern woman in her early twenties. She turns out to be a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: When a new friend and co-worker begins a passionate affair with a male student, schoolteacher Barbara Covett decides to keep the affair secret as a means to manipulate her friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NOT

Summary: 17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Girl 2004

Summary: Vera Drake tells of a woman in 1950s England who is devoted to caring for her family, but secretly aids women who want to terminate unwanted pregnancies. When the authorities find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Vera 2005

Summary: In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE CON

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

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

Summary: The story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2011

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD KIN RATED R

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie King's 2011

Summary: Lila, a gorgeous 16-year-old, becomes the object of affection of two gang leaders, Chimo and Mouloud, when she and her aunt move into the neighborhood. Soon sexual games turn into a love triangle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: 15-year old Mia is a foul-mouthed, belligerent teen living on an Essex estate [public housing] with her mother Joanne and precocious little sister Tyler. She has been excluded from school and is awaiting admission to a referrals unit, spending her days aimlessly. Her only escape--besides smoking, drinking an occasional swiped bottle of booze, and fist fighting with the neighbor girls--is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: The British Prime Minister and the U.S. President infer that they want to embark on a war in the Middle East. Simon Foster, the British Minister for International Development states, off the cuff, in a radio interview that 'war is unforeseeable.' He later tries to recant his statement to news reporters with another statement. Both remarks start a series of manoeuvrings on both sides by both the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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

Summary: In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2007

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

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

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

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

Summary: In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Features 2006

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

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