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12 Strong

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The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.; War violence and language throughout.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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The Post

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Determined to uphold the nation's civil liberties, Katharine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up of America's involvement in Vietnam. However, the two must risk their careers and their freedom to bring truth to light.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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The Last Laugh

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A feature documentary that proceeds from the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it? History shows that even the victims of the Nazi concentration camps themselves used humor as a means of survival and resistance. Still, any use of comedy in connection with this horror risks diminishing the suffering of millions. So where is the line? If we make the Holocaust off limits, what are the implications for other controversial subjects--9/11, AIDS, racism--in a society that prizes freedom of speech? Shot on Super 16mm, "The Last Laugh" thoughtfully weaves together an intimate cinema verité portrait of Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone alongside interviews with influential comedians and thinkers ranging from Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverm [...]
DVD
2016
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Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light

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Documentary about the migration of pioneering African Americans to France and the impact both cultures had on each other. Through the use of rare photographs and stock footage, period music, and commentary by leading experts, it weaves stories and themes from World War I, the Jazz Age of the 1920s up to the German occupation of WWII.
DVD
2016
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Phantom Thread

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Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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The Greatest Showman

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A musical dramatization of the life story of P.T. Barnum -- the creator of the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018; 2017
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American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

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"What does it mean to be an American revolutionary today? Grace Lee Boggs is a 98-year-old Chinese American writer, activist, and philosopher in Detroit. Rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement, she has devoted her life to an evolving revolution that encompasses the contradictions of America's past and its potentially radical future. [This documentary presents] Boggs's lifetime of vital thinking and action, traversing the major U.S. social movements of the last century; from labor to civil rights, to Black Power, feminism, the Asian American and environmental justice movements and beyond"--Container.
DVD
2013
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Poverty, Inc

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"Drawing on perspectives gathered from over 150 interviews shot over 4 years in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. explores the hidden side of doing good. From disaster relief to TOMs Shoes, from adoptions to agricultural subsidies, Poverty, Inc. follows the butterfly effect of our most well-intentioned efforts and pulls back the curtain on the poverty industrial complex - the multi-billion dollar market of NGOs, multilateral agencies, and for-profit aid contractors."--Anon., on IMDb website.
DVD
2015
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Darkest Hour

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During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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The Shape of Water

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Set in 1962 Cold War America, high-security government lab workers Elisa and Zelda unexpectedly discover a secret classified experiment.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018; 2017
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Land of Mine

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In the aftermath of World War II, a group of surrendered German soldiers are ordered by Allied forces to remove their own land mines from the coast of Denmark.
DVD
2017; 2015
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Loin des Hommes =: Far From Men

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In 1954, Daru, a reclusive ex-soldier, is thrown into the woes of rebellion when he's ordered to escort a villager accused of murder to prison during the Algerian War. As their journey leads them through a deadly fire-fight between settlers and rebels, the two men on opposite sides of the conflict must join forces to survive.
DVD
2015; 2014
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Toussaint Louverture

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Historical drama about the Haitian Revolution (1791-1894) and its leader Toussaint Louverture.
DVD
2012; 2011
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Lucie Aubrac

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During the French Resistance, Lucie, a courageous wife, struggles to save her husband, Raymond Samuel, from a firing squad. He was arrested after blowing up a train during the war. Lucie is also a freedom fighter who goes by the moniker of Aubrac. She helps free Raymond by directly threatening a prosecutor. After his release, Raymond is given a new identity and sent to continue the fight in the North. Unfortunately, he is again arrested. This time he is given the death penalty. While he awaits his sentence in jail, Lucie tries to trick the Gestapo into giving other Resistance members the chance to save Raymond.
DVD
2005
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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

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The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and his mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character Wonder Woman, and the controversy the comic generated.
DVD
2018; 2017
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Marshall

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The story of young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.; Mature thematic content, sensuality, violence and some strong language.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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Vogliamo Anche le Rose

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A documentary which aims to portray the deep change brought on by the sexual revolution and the feminist movement in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s.
DVDOnline
2008
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Goodbye Christopher Robin

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When author A.A. Milne creates the Winnie-the-Pooh books after World War I, their success comes at a price for the author and his family.
DVDBlu-Ray
2017
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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

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The story of Mark Felt, who under the name Deep Throat helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972.
DVD
2018
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Battle of the Sexes

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In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.
DVD
2017
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