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Crazy Rich Asians

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A native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick's family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country's wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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She Herself Alone: The Art of the Toy Piano 2

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"Margaret Leng Tan recorded an earlier disc of toy piano for the Philips label which is long out-of-print. This [is] her second disc of toy piano."--Publisher's site.
DVD
2010; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Kuaile Gongchang: Pleasure Factory

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An intriguing and intimate tale involving pleasure seekers and pleasure providers in Geyland, Singapore's popular but little-known red-light district.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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End of Empire

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This film tells the harrowing story of the Japanese occupation of Singapore from 1941-45. Archival film as well as fascinating interviews with two historians, Professors A. Jayathurai and Brian Farrell relate the tragedy of this important theater of war. But it is the story of Alexander Cockburn a young Scotsman who had recently signed on for a four-year stint as a pharmacist in the bustling colonial city that gives the dramatic history a personal dimension. Instead of enjoying a brilliant career in Singapore, Cockburn witnessed its swift and violent end, as well as the symbolic end of the British Empire. In the 1930s it was widely believed that Singapore was an impregnable fortress. When the well-trained and equipped Japanese invaded Northern Malaya in 1941, shortly after Pearl Harb [...]
Online
2002
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Singapore-Malaysia: The Lion and the Tiger

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The Johore Strait separates the highly prosperous city-state of Singapore from the rapidly developing economic "tiger" of Malaysia. As the film illustrates, they are nevertheless extremely interdependent. Johore Barhu, the second largest city in Malaysia, changed radically at the beginning of the 1980 s when its growth was stimulated by Singapore s expansion. Thousands of Malaysians streamed in from the provinces like Zacaria Bin Samion who moved to Johore Barhu with his family so he could work in construction. Noriah Tahir is among the 25,000 Malaysian workers who cross the border into Singapore every day. She started out as a simple factory worker in an electronics factory and today is a skilled worker in charge of quality control for microprocessors, earning three times what she w [...]
Online
2006
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Fall of Singapore

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Online
1996; 1963
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The Fall of Singapore [electronic resource]: Battleline

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill called the ignominious fall of Singapore to the Japanese in early 1942 the "worst disaster" and "largest capitulation" in British history. In just seven days the "Impregnable Fortress" had fallen. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline on Singapore.
Online
1996
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Global Firms in the Industrializing East [electronic resource]

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Follows the transformation of Singapore into an economic powerhouse along the Pacific Rim. Describes how multinational companies attracted by a highly skilled and cheap labor force turned Singapore into a major manufacturing center. Documents how companies in Singapore delegate labor-intensive work to Malaysia and Indonesia while bringing in new business in research, development, and finance.
Online
1996
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Global Interaction [electronic resource]

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Program 15.1 explores how a high-tech infrastructure, a well-educated workforce and strict government repression have helped Singapore become a pre-eminent port and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Program 15.2 follows the historical geography of Australia's shift from trade with the West to trade with Asian economies.
Online
2003
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Singapore [electronic resource]: Industrialization and Migration

A hub of trade for centuries, Singapore is now an economic powerhouse. This program explores factors that have enabled Singapore to thrive, including its location, its high-tech labor force, and its wide variety of cultural groups and nationalities. Interviews with the deputy manager of the nation's port, conversations with citizens from a spectrum of ethnic backgrounds, and colorful displays of traditional Malay dance and dress reflect Singapore's balance of indigenous and immigrant influences.
Online
2005; 2002
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A Quiet Revolution [electronic resource]

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Singapore's education system has been ranked the best in the world, and this documentary describes this meritocratic system and contrasts it with education in the United States. Follows the stories of two children preparing for the high-stakes, secondary school entrance exam that will determine their educational and occupational futures.
Online
2011
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That's the Way I Like It

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Disco hits Singapore. Hock, an ordinary underachiever, discovers disco when his favorite kung fu movie is replaced by a low-budget "Saturday Night Fever" knockoff.
DVD
2000; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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King Rat

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In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors.
DVD
2003; 1965
Clemons (Stacks)
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Five fifteen-year-old boys in Singapore search for experiences, which at times are even physically painful. They are on the fringe of society and they look to misfits and outsiders for answers to many of life's questions.
DVD
2005; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Take a Lesson From Singapore

Singapore has transformed its public school system to one that consistently produces some of the world's best students. Its students are driven to succeed and teaching is the most desired profession within the country. Learn the secrets behind their success and how America might incorporate the methodology on this episode of Dan Rather Reports.
Online
2016; 2011