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Summary: Never-before-seen footage and journal entries form the narrative spine of the documentary, allowing Gilda Radner to tell her own story; through the laughter and sometimes the tears. Incredibly, she was able to find humor in even the darkest of times. Her spirit lives on in comedy as a female trailblazer who continues to inspire many present day comedic performers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 865

Summary: Abby Johnson becomes the youngest clinic director in the history of Planned Parenthood, then a life-changing experience turns her into an anti-abortion activist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 586

Summary: The incredible human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 737

Summary: The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 548

Summary: Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Lee Israel who made her living in the '70s and '80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack. An adaptation of the memoir, the true story of best-selling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 551

Summary: The captivating documentary chronicles the life of one of the best-selling solo artists of all time, from his childhood through the height of his career as a country music star, actor, and pop-culture icon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1506

Summary: One year after the horrific mass shooting in Parkland, Florida that claimed the lives of fourteen students and three administrators, students are still navigating this new reality. This documentary intimately follows five student survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Gabby, Nicole, Daniel, Brandon, and Kelsey, as they cope with finishing the school year and the year beyond. It...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Collective Eye Films 2020

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD 1551

Summary: Left behind by the world, former hit man and union truck driver Frank Sheeran looks back from a nursing home on his life's journey through the ranks of organized crime: from his involvement with Philadelphia mob boss Russell Bufalino to his association with Teamsters union head Jimmy Hoffa to the rift that forced him to choose between the two.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2020

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1520

Summary: Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof's free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive. Shunned and ostracized by many old friends and bereft of government-approved medicines, he decided to take matters in his own hands, tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Bypassing the establishment, he joined forces with an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 793

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to 7 children of an autocratic ex-naval captain. Her charm wins over the rebellious children and the unbending captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 843

Summary: Based on the life of William Wilberforce, his passion, and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th Century, and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1124

Summary: Queen of France at sixteen, widowed at eighteen, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I, who rules as the Queen of England. Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 101

Summary: In the late 1960s, ex-convict Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene, Jr. talks his way into an on-air radio gig with program director Dewey Hughes, and his unprecedented "tell it like it is" style breaks all the rules while electrifiying a city and bringing a nation together when it needs it the most.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 84

Summary: During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of "gross indecency," an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 938

Summary: Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2015

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 940

Summary: The riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious 'Spotlight' team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1131

Summary: As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1111

Summary: Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 728

Summary: A reimagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 228

Summary: An original musical screenplay brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on Earth". Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey beyond what he or anyone else could have imagined. In the end he creates a magical experience that will be enjoyed and celebrated by generations...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 104

Summary: This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1294

Hanks, Tom

Summary: After landing US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger faces criticism during the investigation into the crash while being hailed as a hero by the media.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2016

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1101

Oldman, Gary

Summary: In the midst of World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler or fight on against remarkable odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1297

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