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Summary: Hear stories from ordinary people who made extraordinary life and death choices during the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2005

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

Summary: An intimate glimpse into the harsh world of urban motherhood. Zelda is one of five "disreputable" women who meet in the late afternoon to throw back half-priced drink specials and complain uninhibitedly about life, libidos and lactation. When her best friend moves in after a near-fatal overdose, Zelda is forced to decide whether to change her lifestyle or remain trapped by the illusions of youth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistant questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: A young bullfighter is injured in the ring and the bull is killed. A little girl named Winnie gets one of the bones as a treat for her giant Great Dane; a philandering scientist and his pregnant wife receive the eyes; a taxidermist gets the horns as a gift from his mother; a Spanish woman dines on Toro en rioja in a restaurant. These stories are all woven together and shows that beneath the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2004

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

Summary: Looks at the Pennsylvania Dutch tradition of rumspringa which is a period in a teenager's life during which they are set free to explore the world outside the Amish life. This is so that they can make an informed decision before they make a commitment to join the church at adulthood. Follows four teenagers in their time of discovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2002

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

Summary: Antoine and Helene drive to South France to return their kids from a holiday camp. The traffic is dense and the atmosphere increasingly tense. Antoine becomes increasingly drunk during stops. After a fierce discussion they split and both have to face great danger during the night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2005

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

Summary: St. Marie-La-Mauderne is a tiny fishing village. For eight years the locals have stood in line for weekly welfare checks, remembering the good old days when the catch was good. A small company wants to build a factory on the island, but only if a full-time doctor lives in St. Marie. The situation seems hopeless until a young doctor in Montreal has an unfortunate incident with a traffic cop and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2005

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

Summary: After the German occupation of Paris during World War II, a young widow flees the war-torn city with her two children and must rely on a mysterious young stranger in order to survive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2004

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

Summary: Fassbinder directs and stars as a gay lower-class carnival performer known as Fox the Talking Head, who strikes it rich by winning a lottery. Then he has an ill-fated romance with an elegant upperclass lover.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: A haunting portrait of Henry Darger, a reclusive janitor by day and a visionary artist by night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2005

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

Summary: In 16th century Japan, an aging ruler attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons. They turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane. Based on Shakespeare's King Lear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellsping 2003

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

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Summary: For decades the wreck of the liner RMS Titanic had eluded those seeking to locate her gravesite. Many failed until Dr. Robert Ballard turned a dream into reality in 1985 when he found her remains over 12000 feet beneath the North Atlantic Ocean. Dr. Ballard tells how his missions to two lost submarines from the Cold War helped him find the debris trail of the Titanic that she left across the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2004

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Summary: Graham Dorrington is an enthusiastic English aeronautical engineer on a mission to revive the airship, that ill-fated aeronautic conveyance otherwise known as the dirigible or zeppelin, to fly over the Amazon canopy. His eagerness is diminished by the memory an incident 10 years earlier, in which photographer Dieter Plage was killed. This film records an expedition to Guyana, where Dorrington...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: A modern filmmaker magically finds himself transported to the 18th century where he embarks on a time-traveling journey through 300 years of Russian history. The first feature film ever created in a single take.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: Betty is a best selling novelist who has invented her name to escape a troubled past made worse by her emotionally unstable and violent mother. When her young son is killed in an accident, her mother brings her a "replacement", a boy she kidnapped off the street.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: A sweeping epic spanning three decades and a world war. The film follows the life and loves of Jean Barnery, a provincial gentleman and reluctant heir to his family's porcelain empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: Jean is a successful publisher. He has refined tastes and abundant material possessions, among which he seems to include his wife, Gabrielle. But in a single afternoon, Gabrielle decides to leave him for another man and then abruptly reverses her decision. Now, everything that Jean believed to be true about his life and marriage falls apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2006

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

Summary: During the Iran-Iraq war, an aging Iranian-Kurd musician hears that his wife, a singer with a magical voice, who deserted him for his best friend and fled to Iraq, is in trouble. He cons his two sons into accompanying him on the search and they embark on an adventure filled with music, romance and danger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: Hans, a fruit peddler, watches his unexceptional life disintegrate. Seduced and rejected to the point of a nervous breakdown, Hans drinks himself to death as he toasts his loved ones at the dinner table.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: Marianne is the wife of a famous diamond jeweler. When he suddenly commits suicide, she learns that the business is in shambles and she is drawn back into the jewel dealing world. Forced to sell a cache of stolen gems her husband hid in their home, she finds herself confronted by plenty of would-be suitors, including the Russian mafia and the De Beers diamond cartel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2002

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

Summary: A multitude of family snapshots, Super-8 home movies, old answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, snippets of '80s pop culture, and dramatic reenactments are used to create an epic portrait of an American family travesty. Begins in 2003 when Jonathan learns that his schizophrenic mother, Renee, overdoses on her lithium medication. He is shot back into his real and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2005

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

Summary: The true story of how Doug Bruce, successful former stockbroker, loses his memory and struggles to learn who he was and who he will become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2006

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

Summary: Hxiao Kang sells watches on the streets of Taipei for a living. Shortly after his father's death, he meets a young woman who leaves for Paris the next day. He sells her his own watch which has two dials so she can keep time with both Paris and Taipei. His brief encounter with the young woman makes him run around setting all the watches in Taipei to Paris time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: A black comedy in which a young man's sexual impulses go haywire when he discovers that the woman he has just slept with happens to be his mother's lesbian lover. Set against Reykjavik's swinging nightlife, Hlynur soon finds that he can't continue resisting adulthood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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