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1.

Slam

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Trapped in Dodge City, a drug-infested war zone in southeast Washington, D.C., Ray Joshua, gifted young MC, copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. One day he is arrested when his drug dealer is gunned down while talking to him. He is put to prison where two rival gangs, Thug Life and the Union, want to recruit him as a member. In jail he finds truth in himself and his craft through Lauren Bell, a beautiful and charismatic writing teacher who leads him to the path of salvation. Using his talent for poetic rap, Ray learns to survive and rise above the pain of his lost generation.
DVDOnline
1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rosewood

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In 1923 a black town in Florida was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people.
DVDOnline
1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Star Is Born

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Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets.
DVDOnline
1999; 1954
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Limbo

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Story revolves around Joe Gastineau, a fisherman traumatized by an accident at sea years before, singer Donna de Angelo, and her teenage daughter Noelle who come into Joe's life. When Joe's fast-talking half-brother Bobby returns to town and asks Joe for a favor, the lives of the characters are changed forever.
DVDOnline
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Tingler

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"Vincent Price stars as an obsessed doctor who discovers that fear manifests itself as a parasitic creature, which grows on the spinal cords of terrified people. If they scream, The Tingler can be destroyed. If they don't, it will sever the spinal column and kill them. He successfully isolates and removes The Tingler from a deaf-mute (Judith Evelyn) who has been scared to death by her devious husband. Once captured, the Tingler escapes and runs amok in a crowded movie theater. Terror is loose, but can it be stopped?"--Container.
DVDOnline
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Ballad of Lefty Brown

A merciless cowboy (Bill Pullman) sets out on a dangerous journey across the frontier, determined to do whatever it takes to avenge his longtime partner’s brutal murder in this thrilling, action-packed western. Official Selection at the **SXSW Film Festival**. "*This is a satisfying indie western, a dark and brooding film made with both a modern touch and real love for the genre.*" - Kenneth Turan, ***The Los Angeles Times***
Online
2019; 2017
8.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (*The Favourite, The Lobster, Dogtooth*) and staring Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER is a heart-stopping thriller about a surgeon whose family is terrorized by a depraved teenager determined to take revenge on the doctor for a fatal past mistake. Winner of Best Screenplay at the **Cannes Film Festival**. Nominated for Best Supporting Male and Best Cinematography at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. "*With uniformly great performances throughout the cast and Lanthimos' stunning eye for detail and composition, this is one of the most unforgettable films of the year.*" - Brian Tallerico, ***RogerEbert.com***
Online
2019; 2017
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The Sea of Trees

Matthew McConaughey stars as a professor with a troubled past traveling to a Japanese forest with a dark history. There he meets a mysterious stranger who takes him on a life-changing journey of love, discovery and redemption. Nominated for a Palme d'Or at the **Cannes Film Festival**. "*A sumptuous, rewarding experience. "The Sea of Trees" is quietly mesmerizing and exceedingly wise, understanding there is profundity in every direction one gazes.*" - Dustin Putman, ***TheFilmFile.com***
Online
2019; 2016
10.

While We're Young

Directed by Noah Baumbach and powered by great performances by Ben Stiller, Adam Driver, Naomi Watts and Amanda Seyfried, WHILE WE'RE YOUNG is a funny cross-generational comedy about aging, ambition and success, as well as a moving portrait of a marriage tested by the invading forces of youth. Official Selection at the **Toronto International Film Festival**. "*This delicious satire about aging hipsters and their discontents is everything we've come to expect from the best of Noah Baumbach, as well as several things more.*" - Kenneth Turan, ***The Los Angeles Times***
Online
2019; 2015
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Fig

Fig

Directed by Ryan Coogler (*Fruitvale Station, Black Panther*), FIG is a this sympathetic look at the life of a working class mother, a prostitute named Candice wants nothing more than to provide a good life for her daughter Kyla. One night that she is unable to find a babysitter for Kyla, Candice takes her to the corner where she picks up johns and leaves her in the car. When Candice is with a john, Kyla is found alone by the police and is taken into emergency foster care. When she finds out, Candice does everything in her power to convince the social worker in charge of Kyla’s case that she really does love her daughter very much. Winner of the Short Film Award at the **American Black Film Festival**. Nominated for Outstanding Independent Short Film at the **Black Reel Awards**.
Online
2019; 2010
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Autism in the Arts - "Max Understood"

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Michael Rasbury, M.A. (Assistant Professor of Sound Design, Department of Drama, University of Virginia) described the development of his play "Max Understood," written by him and Nancy Carlin, which is based on his and his wife's experiences of parenting a child with autism. Six different segments of the play are shown illustrating artistic aspects of the story which are based on themes from the Wizard of Oz and various external autistic behaviors and thought patterns. The segments were named: "Noise symphony," "Meet Max and Machine," "Negativity," "Ribbon (Mom and Machine)," "Kids and cars," and "Get clear [a song used in the last scene of the play]." Robert Rust, M.D. (Thomas E. Worrell Professor of Epileptology and Neurology and Director of Child Neurology, Department of Neur [...]
DVDOnline
2010
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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The Skyscrapers of New York

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This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews: a line of bricklayers, a man heating rivets in a forge, riveters assembling steel girders, men astride the steel framework maneuvering and setting a girder in place, and a group of men descending on a crane line. The story involves a construction foreman who fires one of his crew for fighting, which leads the disgruntled employee to steal. He causes the blame to be put on the foreman, who is finally exonerated when the thief is exposed. All of this conflict is woven in and around the actual construction of the building as the work is in progress. There is even one scene of a hand-to-hand fight between the foreman and the villain that takes place o [...]
FilmOnline
1906
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What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City

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A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street traffic, the actors, a man in summer attire and a woman in an ankle-length dress, walk toward the camera. As they cross a grate on the sidewalk they pause, and the escaping air blows the woman's dress to her knees.; From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: WHAT HAPPENED ON 23d STREET, NEW YORK CITY. This is a winner and sure to please. The scene as suggested by the title is made on 23d street, New York City. In front of one of the large newspaper offices on that thoroughfare is a hot air shaft through which immense volumes of air is forced by means of a blower. Ladies crossing these shafts often have their clothes slightly disarranged, (it may [...]
FilmOnline
1901
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Sham Battle at the Pan-American Exposition

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Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field. In the foreground of the field, some American Indians on horseback ride toward the camera. The Indians are wearing feathers, war paint, and are carrying frontier rifles across the bare backs of their horses. In the middle of this flat area, men dressed as U.S. Army troops in battle regalia are lined up in the position of skirmishers. They fire at the Indians, who gallop by. The troops move over this flat area while the Indians on horseback circle them.; From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SHAM BATTLE AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. On the closing day of the Pan-American Exposition, Saturday, November 2nd, 1901, a sham battle took place at the Stadium on the Pan-American Exhibition grounds, between the six tribes [...]
FilmOnline
1901
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She Stoops to Conquer [electronic resource]

An ambitious stepmother, a pragmatic father, impassioned sweethearts, and starry-eyed suitors are all sent spinning in Oliver Goldsmith's classic comedy of manners-and errors. Directed by Max Stafford-Clark and recorded at The Theatre Royal in Bath, this production of She Stoops to Conquer played to rave reviews. Staged with authentic costumes and sets, the commonly anthologized play makes an excellent introduction to 18th-century theater.
Online
2005; 2003
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Olivier's as You Like It [electronic resource]

One of Shakespeare's most charming pastoral comedies, chock-a-block with famous lines and songs, was somehow selected by Hollywood as a vehicle for Laurence Olivier and Elisabeth Bergner. The result is a gentle introduction for those who don't know the play, a mixture of the exalted and the inane for those who do, and an inspiration for all students of the theatre, who can see the enormous leaps of conception, execution, style, and insight that Olivier achieved in the seven years between this Orlando and Henry V.
Online
1936
18.

Henry VI: House of Lancaster [electronic resource]

Part of the series The Wars of the Roses. (The three parts of Henry VI have been adapted to Henry VI, House of Lancaster, and Henry VI, House of York.)
Online
2012
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Henry VI: House of York [electronic resource]

Part of the series The Wars of the Roses. (The three parts of Henry VI have been adapted to Henry VI, House of Lancaster, and Henry VI, House of York.)
Online
1900
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Richard III [electronic resource]

Part of the series The Wars of the Roses.
Online
1900