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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: At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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: The story of a prodigal son set against the backdrop of China in the tumultuous era of the 40s and beyond.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

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Summary: Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Summary: While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Centuries ago, two 'sworn sisters' are isolated by their families, but stay connected through a secret language written in the folds of a white silk fan. Now in modern-day Shanghai, their descendents must draw inspiration from the past as they struggle to maintain their own eternal bond in the face of life's complications. What unfolds are two stories, generations apart, but everlasting in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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

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

Summary: When the mysterious deaths of a series of loyal subjects threaten to delay the coronation of Empress Wu Zetian, she summons brilliant detective and former dissident Dee back from the exile she imposed on him eight years earlier. Based on the Tang Dynasty official Di Renjie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vicol 2010

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

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: Eun-yi's presence attracts the amorous attentions of Hoon, the master of the house, and he begins an affair with her. Igniting the jealousy of an older maid who knows many family secrets, Eun-yi quickly finds herself in the center of a familial power struggle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2011

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

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: 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

Yu, Su-mei.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5959 YU

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: A young girl, Jinhui was sent to orphanage by her father. After accepting the reality of abandonment, she begins to establish relationships in the orphanage. She realizes that the orphanage cannot offer her the new life she needs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Jie jie you xian gong si 2011

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Aida, Yu.

Summary: The Social Welfare Agency: a secret counter-terrorism unit for the Italian government that rescues troubled young girls and turns them into cybernetically-enhanced ruthless killers who do the government's dirty work. Yet the child assassins are not as heartless as they were programmed to be. Henrietta struggles with her conflicted feelings towards her handler Jose, while fellow agent Triela...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 AID

Yu, Ovidia

Summary: After losing her husband, Rosie Lee could have become one of Singapore's "tai tai," an idle rich lady. Instead she is building a culinary empire from her restaurant, Aunty Lee's Delights, where spicy Singaporean meals are graciously served to locals and tourists alike. But when a body is found in one of Singapore's tourist havens and one of her guests fails to show at a dinner party, Aunty Lee...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YU

Aida, Yu.

Summary: When new children are brought into the Social Welfare Agency, their minds are wiped and their bodies enhanced with the latest in cutting edge cybernetics. They are blank slates ready to be molded and conditioned as their handlers see fit. Yet for Angelica, the first of the Agency's cyborg assassins, memories of the life she once knew have started to return. Dreams of her childhood fills her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 AID

Contents: Crouching tiger, hidden dragon -- The eternal vow -- A wedding interrupted -- Night fight -- Silk Road -- To the south -- Through the bamboo forest -- The encounter -- Desert capriccio -- In the old temple -- Yearning of the sword -- Sorrow -- Farewell -- A love before time (English) -- A love before time (Mandarin).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtrax 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM CRO

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM Crouching 2000

Summary: Inspired by the story of a real-life hero, Huo Yuanjia. When an ill-advised fight destroys the reputation of a renowned martial arts champion and his family, his difficult path to redemption will bring him face-to-face with the most ferocious fighters in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Xi, Jinping

Summary: "The book is a compilation of Xi Jinping's major works from November 15, 2012 to June 13, 2014. It includes speeches, talks, interviews, instructions, and correspondence. The 79 pieces are arranged in 18 chapters, and notes are added to help readers understand China's social system, history and culture."--Publisher's note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foreign Languages Press Co. Ltd. 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 XI

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