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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

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: 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: 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

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: 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: Inspired by four shocking and true events, the film focuses on four characters who are driven to violent ends. An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist is pushed beyond her limits by an abusive client. A young factory worker goes from one...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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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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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Summary: Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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

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

Summary: As a son helps his mother arrange for the burial of his father in the traditional Chinese custom of his mother's village, the beautiful and touching story of his parent's courtship unfolds. His father was from the city and came to his mother's village to become the schoolmaster. In the days of arranged marriages, the son discovers that his parents marriage was the first marriage based on love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2001

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

Summary: Tequila is a die-hard cop who will stop at nothing to avenge his partner's murder, and joins forces with a rebel cop to fight the bad guys.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mei ya lei she ying die you xian gong si [distributor 1990

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

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

Summary: Wonderwoman, Thief Catcher, and Invisible Girl team up to battle the baby stealing Demon-Lord of the Underworld.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HER

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

Summary: In this madcap and lighthearted comedic romp, introverted optometrist Weichung begins to question his marriage with his wife Feng, upon learning of her desire to have another baby. At his sister's engagement party, Weichung bumps into an old friend, Stephen, a wedding photographer who, though also married, is living the high life of a younger, single gay man. When Stephen teases Weichung for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2014

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

Summary: An ex cop and his ex partner decide to follow up on investigation of a series of murders that ended their careers and shamed them, when identical murders begin again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2015

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

Summary: Comedy about the age-old conflict between parents and their children. In New York, the Taiwanese half of a gay couple hopes to end his parents' matchmaking by announcing that he's engaged. What he doesn't count on is that they'll fly in to meet the bride and plan the nuptials!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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

Chinn, Karen

Summary: Sam must decide how to spend the lucky money he's received for Chinese New Year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHI

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Summary: In Pei, a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander faces peril both inside and outside the palace walls. But he has a secret weapon: a look-alike who can fool both Pei's enemies and the King himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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5 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant saved the world thousands of times, at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. Now, they're going to have to do it for real. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth, using the video games...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY PIX

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

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

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

Summary: When Beijing journalist Ga Yu arrives in a remote Tibetan village, he immediately finds himself embedded in a relentless manhunt across the barren waste lands of Kekexili. Acting without the Chinese government's approval, this ragtag group of impoverished vigilantes has sworn to capture of kill the poachers responsible for decimating the sacred antelope of Kekexili.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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