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Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

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

Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: An attractive and successful ophthalmologist quits her job and places a personal ad in the newspaper. She has a specific purpose in her ad - she is looking for marriage. After a series of blind dates with men who are either lonely, desperate, strange, perverted, or all of the above, what she really wants is her mysterious ex-lover to came back to her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2001

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

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Xu, Ru

Summary: Blue arrives in the capital city of Altalus, where she is determined to find her friend Crow, the boy who was created to be a flying war machine, and Jack, the engineer who built him. But soon she is inadvertently kidnapped by Snow and Red, twins from the enemy side of their ten-year war. They set off on a dangerous adventure that brings them to the front lines of the war, and eventually...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 XU

Xu, Ru

Summary: With her city at war, orphan Blue disguises herself as a newsboy for the only local paper that tells the truth, but a new friend gives her the courage to start seeking the freedom to be herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 XU

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Summary: The companion album to the Morgan Neville documentary The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble. This is the artists' most personal album to date with multicultural vocals, instruments, and musicians that share what their home sounds like to them. The songs included are ones that Ensemble members have written or arranged for the group over the years that celebrates cultural...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL MA

Summary: The Day He Arrives is a delightful meditation on relationships, film-making, and the unknowable forces that govern our lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2012

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

Summary: Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment] 2013

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MUL

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Mulan 2013

Xu, Bing

Summary: "Seventeen traditional American and Chinese songs are written in artist Xu Bing's signature Square Word Calligraphy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 793 XU

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 793 XU

Su, Xiaokang

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 895.1852 Su

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Xu, Ruiyan.

Summary: Injured by a gas explosion that renders him incapable of speaking Chinese, Shanghai businessman Li Jing struggles to communicate using faltering English phrases learned during his childhood years in Virginia and finds his marriage strained by a growing bond with an American neurologist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC XU

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Summary: Through an elderly and old-fashioned grandmother, a spoiled seven-year-old boy learns to accept and understand the simple pleasures of nature and her lifestyle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2003

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Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

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

Yacowitz, Caryn.

Summary: When the Great Emperor of All China commands him to carve a Dragon of Wind and Fire in a piece of perfect jade, Chan Lo discovers the stone wants to be something else.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican Pub. 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YAC

Summary: Two friends meet after being apart for years- one in the United States studying film, and the other a professor at a university. When they start talking they realize they both loved the same woman, and decide to go find her to see if any sparks fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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

Kim, Seung-Woo

Summary: A fickle filmmaker falls for a young woman and then leaves her, but when he tries to recreate the romance, he meets her again under awkward circumstances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2008

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

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

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

Xiu Xiu

Contents: Hi -- Joey's song -- Beauty towne -- Honey-suckle -- I luv abortion -- The oldness -- Chimney's afire (Mickensian suicide) -- Gul mudin -- Born to suffer -- Factory girl -- Smear the queen -- Black drum machine.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Polyvinyl 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK XIU

Xiu Xiu

Contents: Don diasco -- I broke up -- Luber -- Hives hives -- Dr. Troll -- Over over -- Anne dong -- Suha -- Poe Poe -- Homonculus -- Tonite and today (What chu' talkin' 'bout).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Will It Burn Music 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK XIU