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Summary: Selma, a factory worker in rural America and single mother, is losing her eyesight from a hereditary disease. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The sound of music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2001

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

Summary: Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ALI

Summary: Nine women each face a different situation in their lives. Among the stories told by director Rodrigo Garcia are a female inmate waiting for her children's visit, a woman facing cancer surgery, and a woman reuniting with an old flame at the supermarket.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NIN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NIN

Summary: Trapped in an unhappy marriage, a small-town waitress finds her life forever changed by an unplanned pregnancy. Transforming her misery into delicious desserts, she sets out to win a pie contest and free herself from her abusive husband.

Format: moving image

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF W

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

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

Summary: The Thing: In the winter of 1982, a 12-man research team, at a remote Antarctic research station, discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and takes on the appearance of those it kills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOT RATED PG-13

Summary: Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2010

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

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

Summary: Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV EAS

Summary: Ben is a 23-year-old slacker who meets up and coming career girl Alison at a bar. They end up having a one night stand. Eight weeks later, Ben is shocked when Alison meets him and reveals that she is pregnant. Despite having little in common, the two decide that they have to at least try to make some kind of relationship work for the baby's sake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

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Summary: Mr. Brooks is a successful businessman, a generous philanthropist, a loving father, and a devoted husband. He is seemingly perfect, but he has a secret. He is also the notorious Thumbprint Killer, and no one has ever suspected it until now. Tracy Atwood is a tough detective whose devotion to her craft catches the attention and respect of the serial killer she is hunting, which leads to a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: After the death of her husband, Claire Underwood becomes the first female President of the United States, but faces formidable threats to her legacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Washington, Kerry

Summary: When Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation hearings are being held, a woman comes out alleging that she was sexually harassed by Thomas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2016

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

Summary: An unhappily married socialite woman is trying to get through to a recently divorced doctor, who in his own words just wants to feel something.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

Summary: "Relive the trials and tribulations of college as Buffy, Willow and Oz experience their freshman year at UC Sunnydale. Between juggling term papers, frat parties and a demonic roommate, Buffy must also battle a gang of vampire thieves."--Www.foxtvdvd.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2003

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

Summary: Buffy is resurrected form the dead by Willow, who thought Buffy was in a hell dimension. What the Scoobies don't know is that Buffy believed that she actually was in heaven. After being ripped from a peaceful existence, she now considers herself to be in a hell on earth. The depressed slayer secretly turns to someone who knows about death, the Buffy-obsessed Spike, and the two begin a twisted...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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

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Summary: A television movie event based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee. This once-in-a-lifetime special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat, vividly described in the well-known song of the film's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2016

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

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

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Summary: Trying to maintain sanity in these insane times, the attorneys of Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart gain a new partner, endure a serial threat against lawyers, and brave a chaotic new world. Diane goes to extremes to deal with a growing threat, her struggling marriage and ever-changing politics. Meanwhile, Lucca, Maia and the firm expertly navigate a crooked cop conspiracy, a high-profile...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GOO

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Summary: Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for a second season in her Emmy winning role as Vice President Selina Meyer in VEEP. As midterm elections loom, Vice President Meyer is scoring higher ratings than the President in several popularity polls, which she hopes will boost her influence and help her curry favor with the chief executive. But despite her best intentions, even the most banal actions can set...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Ethically-challenged attorney Alan Shore settles in at a wealthy and powerful legal firm that focuses primarily on civil cases. With some help from veteran attorney Denny Crane, Shore quickly makes his mark winning cases no one would take. In doing so, he develops a rival in his colleague Brad Chase, who has been assigned to the office partly to keep an eye on the increasingly eccentric (and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: The showfollows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and a rising star in her party with her eye on the White House, then she became Vice President. VEEP follows the whirlwind day-to day existence of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires, juggles a busy public schedule and demanding private life, and defends the President's interests, even as she tries to improve her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VEE

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Summary: Season three begins with Selina, eying a promotion, courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book, 'Some new beginnings.' Soon, Selina and her staff, are back in D.C. for Mike's wedding, learn that Secretary of Defense Maddox is resigning; setting Selina up for a possible run in the presidential primaries against Maddox and her nemesis, war-vet Danny Chung.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2015

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