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Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation to France as well as a camcorder. Boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves to be a barrier for Bean. He struggles to catch his train to the south of France. He orders a seafood meal and finds the consumption of the platter to be a challenge. Just before catching his train, he asks Russian film director Emil,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

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

Summary: Centered around a small group of American soldiers stationed at a checkpoint in Iraq. Alternates points of view between these soldiers, the media and the local Iraqi people illuminating how each group is deeply affected by the current conflict and their encounters with each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A fifteen year old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. On the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: Detective Maiku Hama navigates the Yokohama underworld with super cool threads and two-fisted street smarts. But when he comes to the aid of a Taiwanese waiter at a local parlor, the unflappable Hama has no idea what he's in for. Though seemingly a luckless immigrant on the threshold of Yokohama's gutter, Hama's client holds the secret to a ferocious gangland revenge triangle that soon has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2004

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

Summary: When Beijing journalist Ga Yu arrives in a remote Tibetan village, he immediately finds himself embedded in a relentless manhunt across the barren waste lands of Kekexili. Acting without the Chinese government's approval, this ragtag group of impoverished vigilantes has sworn to capture of kill the poachers responsible for decimating the sacred antelope of Kekexili.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOU

Summary: Welsh musician Gruff Rhys documents his latest musical road trip, retracing the American journey of his 18th century relative, the explorer John Evans, during the summer of 2012 by means of an "Investigative Concert Tour." Starting at Yale University's Beinecke Library, where Evans' famous map of his expedition is said to reside, Rhys immerses himself in concerts, recording sessions, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Revolver Entertainment 2015

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

Summary: Beck is anxious to retire from his bounty hunter work, but his boss, Walker, has one more "retrieval" job for him. He sends Beck into the Brazilian rainforest to bring back his wayward son, Travis. Travis is there looking for a gold statue, which he could sell for millions if he finds it. The powerful Hatcher owns the area's huge mine, and feels that anything found in the area is his property....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Four decades ago, legions of young people trekked to San Francisco and its famed Haight Asbury district, the epicenter for the youth-driven counterculture revolution that was transforming American culture. They came for peace, politics, community, love...and they came for the music, the most enduring legacy of that very special place and time. It has proven to be the element that really tells...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2007

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK LOV

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Summary: Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commericals, who becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier. The old man now believes himself to be the legendary character, and Toby to be Sancho Panza, who must play along with the delusion as he also attempts to fulfill his professional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Pictures 2005

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

Summary: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha. A mystery is at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the city.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Hostiles 2018

Summary: Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Zohan Dvir is an ex-commando, Mossad agent who decides to fake his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. He romances his clients by giving them extra 'special services' in the back room of the beauty shop he works in. However, he is eventually recognized, and risks losing his newfound life and career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

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Summary: Jonathan Pine is working as the night manager of a Cairo hotel. He gets involved with a local woman who is the girlfriend of a local gangster. Through her relationship with the gangster she has acquired information linking illegal international arms sales with an English billionaire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Story that spans more than 50 years in the lives of two men at the Peking Opera, friends since childhood, and the woman who comes between them. Also an absorbing drama of the period in Chinese history from the warlord era through the Cultural Revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment/Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: Princess Shaw placed her dreams on YouTube. Then they became a reality. This is the extraordinary true story of an aspiring musician down on her luck, who inspired internationally famous YouTube artist Kutiman to create a magical collaboration that would bring her music to a whole new audience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Takada is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takada...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: After Peter gets engaged to the woman of his dreams, he realizes he has not one friend to serve as his best man. To rectify the situation, he goes on a series of man-dates before he meets Sydney Fife, with whom he instantly bonds. While Peter and Sydney become closer, his relationship with his fiancee begins to suffer, forcing him to choose between her or his new B.F.F.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2009

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

Summary: An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Brooklyn 2016