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Whitaker, Forest

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY GHO

Summary: It tells the incredible true story of Michael 'Mike' Burden, an ardent young member of the South Carolina Ku Klux Klan who rose to the rank of Grand Dragon and walked away from all of it with the help of new love and an unlikely ally, the African American religious leader and social activist Reverend David Kennedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2020

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

Summary: Six beloved stories about adventure and science.. Stories include I'm Dirty, find out just how dirty a backhoe can get while doing its' job. Other stories include Burt Dow: Deep-Water Man, The Paper Boy, Stars! Stars! Stars!, Fletcher and the Falling Leaves, and Johnny Appleseed. Also included are author interviews from Kate & Jim McMullan and celebrity narration from Steve Buscemi and Forest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV I'M

Summary: After leaving his LAPD narcotics post, Sheriff Ray Owens moved and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction. That peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, one of the most notorious drug kingpins, makes an escape from the FBI. Cortez begins racing towards the US-Mexico border, straight through Sommerton Junction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

2 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, 'Respect' is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2021

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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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1 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: Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Then he encounters police officers in a transit station. They kill him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FRU
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FRU

Summary: Russell Baz leads a dead-end life- he works a meaningless steel mill job all day, and cares for his terminally ill father at night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from Iraq, he is lured into one of the Northeast's most ruthless crime rings and mysteriously disappears. When the police fail to solve the case, Russell puts his life at risk in order to seek justice for his brother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Summary: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg and her daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders during a brutal home invasion. But the room itself is the focal point because what the intruders really want is inside it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: "A self-centered New York City publicist suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope. Now it's a real-time race against the clock as [he] must outwit a psychotic sniper in a frantic scramble from phone booth to freedom"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Staff Picks, Call number: DVD THRILLER PHO

Summary: Amer Atrash is on the brink of success. With time running out, he is undergoing a crisis in his business and in his marriage. He attributes his misfortune to bad karma from a wrongdoing committed fifteen years ago and sets out to right this wrong.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Video 2008

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Summary: In a period of great conflict, a group of unlikely heroes led by Jyn Erso, a daring fugitive, and Cassian Andor, a rebel spy, band together on a desperate mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY SCI-FIC ROG

Summary: The head of an elite Strike Team (a successful, but corrupt cop) uses dubious but effective crime fighting methods. The other detectives and cops on the force disapprove of the team's methods, while the precinct head is also corrupt. Another detective who understands both sides of the game, provides a much needed balance and rationality to the mix.

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Butler 2013

Summary: This crime-thriller follows the investigation into the infamous murder of iconic rap artist Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. Determined LAPD detective Russell Poole spent nearly 20 years trying to solve the murder, and Jack Jackson, a journalist teams up with Poole in search of the elusive truth. Together they explore why the case remains old, and why a secretive division of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2021

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD CIT

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY CIT

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

Summary: A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: Chronicles Idi Amin's rise and fall. Amin's despotic reign of terror is viewed through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a Scottish doctor who arrives in Uganda in the early 1970s to serve as Amin's personal physician. His perspective as an outsider causes him to be initially impressed by Amin's calculated rise to power and he grows increasingly monstrous. A pointed examination of how independent...

Format: moving image

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Last 2007

Summary: Bryan Mills is a former spy possessing 'a very particular set of skills acquired over a very long career,' which come in handy as various members of his family are held for ransom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER TAK

Summary: Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WHE

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

Summary: When mysterious spacecraft touch down around the world, a team, including linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers, and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ARR RATED PG13

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Arrival 2017

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

Summary: The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1989

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BIR

Summary: When an explosion jolts the city of Boston, bomb squad expert Jimmy dove is pulled out of an early retirement and into the most harrowing work of his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1998

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

Summary: Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2015

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

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