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Summary: Yoko travels with a small crew to Uzbekistan to shoot an episode of her reality TV travel show. In front of the camera her persona is carefree and happy-go-lucky, but behind the scenes she is cautious and introverted. Despite her best efforts, all the shootings end unsuccessfully. Frustrated by the failed filming, she takes to the streets of this mysterious country on her own. Lost in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Murray, Craig

Summary: A former British ambassador in Uzbekistan discusses his witness to brutality under the regime of dictator and western ally Islam Karimov, describing the political dogma he encountered from London's Foreign Office and their senior partners in Washington.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.7086 MUR

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ACR

Summary: Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Lessons from professional drummer Tommy Igoe to get any beginner started on drums.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Music 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 786.9 GET

Summary: Join Rudy Maxa as he visits Korea and Uzbekistan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.904 RUD

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Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNI

Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

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

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Fiona is the manager of a fast-food restaurant. She lives comfortably and happily with her family in the suburbs. That is until the day she accidentally gets locked into a walk-in freezer. She escapes the next morning, half frozen and barely alive, only to realize that her husband and two children didn't even notice she was missing. But when Fiona develops an obsession for everything cold and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Summary: Asa is a young Russian naval service dreamer who returns to his sister's nomadic brood on the desloate Hunger Steppe to begin a hardscrabble career as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must win the hand of the only eligible bachelorette for miles, his alluringly mysterious neighbor Tulpan. Accompanied by his girlie magazine-reading sidekick, Asa will stop at nothing to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2009

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

Maalouf, Amin.

Summary: The life of Omar Khayyam, the 11th Century Persian poet who wrote The Rubaiyaat, chronicling his adventures and romances. The novel is in two parts, the second describing the manner in which the manuscript reached the West.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlink Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAA

Summary: "People of Earth centers on skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham, who investigates a support group to write about the members's supposed alien encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, however, the more he recognizes a semblance of truth to their stories and, possibly, even signs that point to his own alien abduction"--Containe

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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

Lioy, Stephen

Summary: Get to the heart of Central Asia with relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Includes special features on visa and border information; the Silk Road, community-based tourism; and other activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915 ASI

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

Summary: Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, join forces to solve cases the FBI has labeled X-files. Both are determined to uncover the hidden truths--one searching for otherwordly answers, the other for more earthbound scientific explanations. Together they will make discoveries neither could have ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X-FI

O'Connor, Joseph

Summary: "Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

Summary: When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious children's academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

Summary: It was the last silent feature to star Harold Lloyd, and one of his very best. The slapstick legend reprises his "Glasses Character" this time as a good-natured but scatterbrained New Yorker who can't keep a job. He finally finds his true calling when he becomes determined to help save the city's last horse-drawn trolley, which is operated by his sweetheart's crusty grandfather.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Chronicles the summer afternoon in 1989 when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed the future First Lady, Michelle Robinson, on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Horror of Dracula (1958): "Christopher Lee as the centuries-old vampire Dracula and Peter Cushing as his implacable foe Van Helsing battle for the souls of Londoners in this retelling of Bram Stoker's novel."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR GRE

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