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Summary: Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Vacationing journalists try to track down a missing war criminal in one of Eastern Europe's deadliest regions. What begins as an impulsive reporting adventure immediately turns dangerous, as hostile locals, shady underworld figures and a case of mistaken identity put them squarely in their target's crosshairs. Amid the bullets and bombs, they discover that getting the scoop is one thing--...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: James is a struggling actor, living with his widowed mother in Chicago, who wants three things in life: someone to love, a great part, and to lose weight. Unfortunately, he is 0 for 3. His girlfriend dumps him, he loses a title acting role, and he sneaks out of an Overeaters Anonymous meeting only to wind up at an ice cream parlor. There, he meets Beth who quickly wins his heart, but will this...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2009

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

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Summary: See 1980s Dublin through the eyes of fourteen-year-old Conor, who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents' relationship and money troubles while trying to adjust to his new inner-city public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. He finds a glimmer of hope in the mysterious, über-cool Raphina. With the aim of winning her heart he invites her to star in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: the Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2016

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

Summary: When gambling debt and an expensive courtship place working-class brothers in a financial bind, a rich uncle offers them an out in exchange for committing murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY CAS

Summary: Stanley Phillips is a sad, disconnected man unable to tell his young daughters that their mother, a soldier, has died in Iraq. Instead, he takes the girls on a road trip, where their innocent charm helps him rediscover a healing joy he thought he'd lost forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

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

Summary: Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2008

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2008

Summary: Julian Noble is an unshaven, unnerved and unpredictable freelance assassin, who happens to encounter desperate businessman Danny Wright in the bar of a modern Mexico City hotel. Danny is intrigued when Julian reveals that he's a "facilitator of fatalities," and his wife becomes equally fascinated when Julian shows up unexpectedly, six months later, at Danny's home in Denver. Having lost his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2006

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

Summary: 1987, Communist Romania. During the course of one day, Otilia helps her friend and roommate Gabita get a late-term abortion. With abortion, let alone any kind of contraceptive, being illegal, the women have to use illegal means to achieve their goal. Shows the rough and gritty situation in which these college students, particularly Otilia, must make decisions and deal with their consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2008

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

Summary: Grappling with impossible love, artistic rivalry, and a dark inner life, the conjoined twins Tom and Barry Howe embrace their freakishness and spit it back in the form of searing underground 70's punk rock.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment [distributor] 2006

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

Summary: Marcus Aurelius Antonius is philosopher-emperor of Rome who summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2008

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

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Summary: Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Summary: Planet terror: A small town sheriff's department has to deal with an outbreak of murderous, infected people called "sickos." Cherry Darling meets up again with her old lover, El Wray, just as their Texas town is being overrun by "sickos" with festering sores turning them into zombies. The gun-legged Cherry and one-man wrecking crew El Wray try to save the world from the horde of flesh-eating...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co., LLC. 2010

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Summary: Tells the true story of boxer Roberto Duran and his trainer, Ray Arcel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HAN

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Summary: Six characters recreate different stages in Bob Dylan's career. Begins with the wanderings of an 11-year-old black runaway named Woody Guthrie. His raucous duet with Richie Havens on "Tombstone Blues." Ends with a silver-haired Billy the Kid watching the Old West die before his eyes. In the interim, there's the folk singer-turned-preacher, the actor, and a rock star.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2008

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

Summary: Famously leading a team of codebreakers, mathematician Alan Turing created a computer capable of breaking the codes devised by Germany's Enigma machine during WWII, significantly contributing to shortening the war, and saving millions of lives. Only a few years later, British authorities ignorant of his contributions convicted him for the crime of homosexuality, significantly contributing to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA IMI

Summary: Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer for the mob. When a high-stakes, mob-protected card game is heisted by some small-time crooks, Cogan is called in to track them down and restore order to the local criminal economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY KIL

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD KIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Based on the true story of the infamous Bondurant brothers: bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American Dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. In this epic outlaw tale, inspired by true-life tales of author Matt Bondurant's family, the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation's most notorious crime wave.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2012

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Summary: "Follow the phenomenal journey of renowned artist Matthew Barney and his collaborator, singer-songwriter Björk, as they embark on an unbelievable filmmaking journey in Japan. From artistic vision to manifestation, this compelling documentary reveals Barney's unique process in creating Drawing restraint 9, a massive cinematic piece that combines a whaling vessel; 45,000 pounds of petroleum...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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

Summary: After she rescues dozens of children who survived a massacre in Jerusalem in 1948, Palestinian Hind Husseini establishes an orphanage that helps thousands of other children left homeless by violence. But the success of her peace-through-education institution is tested when pupil Miral gets a taste of radical politics in the region's refugee camps.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2011

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

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