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Summary: The Pacific Ocean covers one third of the Earth's surface, holds half of the world's water, and hides the deepest place on the planet. It is a place where huge and iconic, rare and dazzling creatures live, and where creatures yet to be discovered lurk. Filmed in cinematic 4K, the program breaks the boundaries between land and sea to present the Pacific Ocean in a way never seen before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BIG

Summary: Faith comes face-to-face with failure as a 19-year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber. There is no explanation as to why she has come to her conviction, only that she believes in her decision absolutely. She decides to bring terror to New York with a mission to bomb Times Square. Inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

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Summary: An unapologetically sexy and subversive comedy based on the bestselling novel by Charlotte Roch. When a bizarre shaving incident lands rebellious teen Helen in the hospital, she develops an unlikely bond with her male nurse. She seduces him with stories of her sexual adventures while using her illness to try and reunite her divorced parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2015

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

Summary: East Germany, 1980. Barbara Wolff is a young doctor who has applied for an exit visa from the GDR and, as punishment, has been transferred from her prestigious post in Berlin to a small pediatric hospital in the country. She must weigh her absolute dedication to her patients against a potential escape to the West, and her newfound attraction to a doctor in whom she sees a kindred spirit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Schramm Film Koerner & Weber 2013

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

Summary: For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOU

Strauss, Richard

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Decca 2009

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA ROS

Summary: Discusses the forces that created the surface of the ocean and looks at attempts to document the spectrum of marine life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2010

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DAW

Summary: Set in the three weeks from the test explosion in New Mexico to the dropping of the bomb, the action takes viewers into the room where the crucial political decisions are made, on board the Enola Gay, inside the bomb as it explodes, and in Hiroshima.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HIR

Summary: West African country of Mali is a birthplace of the blues, yet today the music and musicians of Mali are in grave danger. As fundamentalist Islam and sharia law become more widespread, dance and music are prohibited and musical instruments are being destroyed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MAL

Summary: During a blackout, a woman is found murdered in the middle of the Oresund Bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Police from both countries are called to the scene, and what looks like one murder turns out to be two. It's a spectacular double murder: the bodies have been brutally cut in half at the waist and put together to form a single corpse. Half of the body belongs to a Swedish...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: China Rises (a look at this rapidly developing economic power, from a factory to a pop concert and an Olympic volleyball court to the red carpet at the Shanghai Film Festival) and Behind the Great Wall (a look at the world's single greatest structure).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHI

Summary: Growing up in post-WWII Germany, the son of a Nazi slain during the war, Dieter Dengler dreamed about becoming a pilot. At age 18 he emigrated to the United States and worked odd jobs until he was accepted into the Navy and began pilot training. He was sent to Vietnam around 1966 and on his first mission was shot down and taken prisoner. There, the Vietcong tortured him until Dengler engineered...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Werner Herzog Filmproduktion 2001

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIT

Summary: When an overenthusiastic Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of Buzztropolis, she is forced to unite with a team of misfit bugs and compete in the Honey Games for a chance to save her hive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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

Summary: During a visit to the cinema in West Berlin, high school students Theo and Kurt see dramatic newsreel footage of the Hungarian uprising in Budapest. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously decide to hold a moment of silence in solidarity with the victims of the uprising. The gesture causes bigger ripples than expected.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: At the heart of this film is the question of whether Leni Riefenstahl was a Nazi, as her detractors claim, or whether she was the victim of society-- a naive, young woman who made Triumph des Willens on assignment, and simply did a very good job. This film does not judge, and Riefenstahl (a fiesty 90 during production) is genuine in her protest. Or has the passage of 50-plus years simply...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WON

Summary: The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expressionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2009

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA WOZ

Summary: When a famous Danish gender activist and owner of Copenhagens first gender-neutral children's nursery is found murdered in Malmö, Saga is assigned to the case, together with a new colleague. The murder sparks the beginning of a series of spectacular crimes reaching back into Saga's own past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Set three includes three all new feature-length mysteries. Cross - When a man is found crucified, Jack's investigations reveal that the dead man's brother was responsible for the death of Norma Mitchell. Headstone - Jack is on a race against time to locate a former nemesis, Ronan Meyers, who has been kidnapped and held for ransom. Purgatory - Jack is hired by the head of a large software...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JAC

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD JAC NOT RATED

Summary: "First feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality ... The film travels a wide geographic arc presenting us lives from India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa and France. Always filming in secret and as a Muslim, [filmmaker] Parvez [Sharma] makes the film from within the faith, depicting Islam with the same respect that the film's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JIH

Summary: In the aftermath of World War II, a group of surrendered German soldiers are ordered by Allied forces to remove their own landmines from the coast of Denmark.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Maya is a little bee with a big heart. While most bees believe that other insects should be feared, Maya can't help but make friends with Flip the violin-playing grasshopper, Kurt the dung beetle and even Sting, a young hornet. This group of 'fearsome' friends causes some bees to avoid Maya. But when the Queen's royal jelly is stolen, it will take Maya and all of her bug buddies to figure out...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2015

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

Summary: This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Pl II

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PLA NOT RATED

Summary: Examines entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.'s journey to create his own identity, as a black man who embraced Judaism, through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress; a veteran of increasingly outdated show business traditions, he strove to stay relevant, even as he found himself bracketed by the bigotry of white America and the distaste of black America. Features new interviews with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SAM