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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: Working as a hostess in a trendy bar, a young beauty finds herself mercilessly torn between two men: Hao-hao, her neurotic and jealous live-in boyfriend, and Jack, the mysterious and enterprising gangster who may be her undoing. Chronicles the fleeting, finite blooming of a young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Summary: Love stories set in three different eras, a 1911 brothel, a pool hall in 1966, and present-day Taipei.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2006

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

Summary: After years as a political prisoner in a labor camp during China's Cultural Revolution, Lu returns to his devoted wife Feng, only to discover she has amnesia and is unable to recognize him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Summary: Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2001

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

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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Binoche, Juliette

Summary: A young boy, who must deal with the increased fragility of his loving but preoccupied mother, befriends a red balloon that hovers around him and his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

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

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: 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

Summary: During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2005

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

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: Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, who was a small-time imposter. Bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2012

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

Zoom

Summary: Four-track audio recording for music, film, podcasting, and more. Capable of recording in stereo mode, 4CH mode, or MTR (multitrack) mode. Supports WAV and MP3 formats.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zoom Corporation

Xiaojing, Jin

Summary: A child asks different family members about her late grandfather and learns of his characteristics through the features he passed down to his children and grandchildren.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Qiu, Xiaolong

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Qiu

Qiu, Xiaolong

Summary: In line for the top position of the Shanghai Police Department, Chief Inspector Chen Cao is drawn into the investigation of a major party member's son, whose suspicious suicide in the face of corruption charges forces Chen to make a difficult choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QIU

Summary: Jeffrey is the killer hired by the mob for one last job. Lee is a relentless cop whose mission is to stop Jeffrey at all cost. The two enemies form a strange bond that blurs the line between good and evil. When Jeffrey is double-crossed by the mob in a shootout, Lee picks up his trail in a church while Jeffrey's mistress is caught in a crossfire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

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

Chow, Stephen

Summary: Set in Shanghai in the 1940's, a man named Sing inadvertantly starts a rivalry between the evil Axe Gang and the tough inhabitants of a run down apartment complex.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Zhu, Fayuan

Summary: "To understand China, we need to step into the palace of her culture and explore her rich history. With this in mind, a group of scholars from China and America have put this book together as a primer on all things China, from art and science to religion and society. They attempt to offer a panoramic view of the totality of Chinese culture, using only the most representative material, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The film tells the story of young Ramen Chef Masato who leaves his home and family's shop in Japan after his father dies in search of his mother's family and the recipes she left behind in Singapore. There he traces a culinary path of delicious signature dishes to find his estranged family across the sea. With the help of food blogger Miki, he learns the recipes of his mother's homeland and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: "Be with me is a tapestry of three stories woven around the themes of love, hope, tragedy and redemption. Although the main characters come from different backgrounds and lead different lives, they are bound by one common desire--to be with their loved one"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zhao Wei Films 2006

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

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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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Thou (Musical group)

Contents: Inward (10:09) -- My brother Caliban (01:04) -- Transcending dualities (08:53) -- The changeling prince (06:29) -- Sovereign self (10:15) -- Divine will (01:35) -- In the kingdom of meaning (09:33) -- Greater invocation of disgust (05:59) -- Elimination rhetoric (07:54) -- The law which compels (02:59) -- Supremacy (10:54).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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