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1.

Frankenstein

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A married couple of scientists create a modern-day monster. This update on the classic Frankenstein is set in present day Los Angeles and told entirely from Adam the Monster's perspective. Adam is confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him after he is artificially created, then left for dead.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Modern Family: The Complete Ninth Season

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The outrageous ninth season revolves around the blended Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan, headed by Jay Pritchett. Jay and his vivacious second wife Gloria are raising their young son Joe and Gloria's college bound son Manny. Meanwhile, Jay's grown daughter Claire and her husband Phil are becoming empty nesters, while Clare's brother Mitchell and his husband Cameron fumble through nurturing their gifted daughter Lily.
DVD
2018
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No Más Bebés =: No More Babies

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"The story of Mexican immigrant women who were pushed into sterilization while giving birth at L.A. County hospital during the 1970s. Alongside intrepid young Chicana/o lawyers and a whistle-blowing doctor, the mothers stood up to powerful institutions in the name of justice"--Container.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle

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Examines the life and mysterious death of pioneering journalist Ruben Salazar. At the heart of the story is Salazar's transformation from a mainstream, middle-of-the-road reporter to a supporter and primary chronicler of the radical Chicano movement of the late 1960s. Killed under mysterious circumstances by a law enforcement officer in 1970, Salazar became an instant martyr to the Latino community, which had often criticized his reporting during his lifetime. Includes interviews with Salazar's friends, colleagues, family members, and Salazar's own words culled from personal writings.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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San Andreas

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When a magnitude nine earthquake leaves California in ruins, a helicopter pilot and his estranged wife make their way to San Francisco to save their only daughter.
DVD
2015
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In the Light of Reverence

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Across the USA, Native Americans are struggling to protect their sacred places. Religious freedom, so valued in America, is not guaranteed to those who practice land-based religions. This film discusses the struggles of three indigenous communities to protect their sacred sites from rock climbers, tourists, strip-mining, development and New Age religious practitioners.
Online
2002; 2001
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Den of Thieves

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A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist at the Federal Reserve Bank.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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Lady Bird

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"Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college" -- IMDb.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lady Bird

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Seventeen-year-old Lady Bird McPherson struggles to balance the challenges of her last year of high school with her family relationships.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018; 2017
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Chico and the Man

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Six episodes from the television comedy "Chico and the man", featuring the odd couple pairing of grouchy garage owner Ed and his employee, the young and outspoken Chico.
DVD
2005; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tribal Justice

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"Tribal Justice is a feature documentary about a little known, but effective, criminal justice reform movement in America today: the efforts of tribal courts to create alternative justice systems based on their traditions. In California, two formidable Native American women are among those leading the way. Abby Abinanti, Chief Judge of the Yurok Tribe on the northeast coast, and Claudette White, Chief Judge of the Quechan Tribe in the southeastern desert, are creating innovative systems that focus on restoring rather than punishing offenders in order to keep tribal members out of prison, prevent children from being taken from their communities, and stop the school-to-prison pipeline that plagues their young people"--Container.
DVD
2017
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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American History X

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"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container.
DVD
1998
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Blade Runner

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Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future. This 2007 "final cut" was remastered with improved visual and sound effects, and made some revisions to the 1992 "director's cut" revision.
DVD
2010; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Modern Family: The Complete Eighth Season

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The household hilarity continues as the Dunphy clan is wrapping up a Big Apple adventure. Back at home, Claire struggles to keep order at Pritchett's Closets while Phil and Jay go into business together. Gloria's hot sauce business heats up, as Cam and Mitchell deal with their maturing tween, Lily. Meanwhile, Manny and Luke fumble through their senior year of high school.
DVD
2017; 2016
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G-Dog

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Father Greg Boyle (G-Dog), a white Jesuit priest, has spent some 25 years in the toughest part of East LA, offering jobs not jail, to tough, street-smart young people, all former gang members. Father Boyle is a charismatic visionary, but he's made the dream real: his Homeboy Industries has become the largest, most successful gang intervention and rehab program in the U.S. "Nothing Stops a Bullet like a Job." With a 70% success rate at redirecting kids away from gang life, Homeboy Industries provides tattoo removal, job training, counseling, yoga, fatherhood and substance abuse classes -- all free. It's the one place in the 'hood' that turns lives around: swapping violence for community and building toward a future of hope.
DVD
2013
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Beatriz at Dinner

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Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a spiritual health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire real estate developer. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same.
DVD
2017
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East la Interchange

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"East LA Interchange tells the story of working-class, immigrant Boyle Heights, the oldest neighborhood in East Los Angeles. Targeted by government policies, real estate laws, and California planners, this quintessential immigrant neighborhood survived racially restrictive housing covenants, Japanese-American Internment, Federal redlining policies, lack of political representation, and the building of the largest and busiest freeway interchange system in the nation, the East L.A. Interchange. The documentary explores how the freeways -- a symbol of Los Angeles ingrained in America's popular imagination -- impact Boyle Heights' residents: literally, as an environmental hazard and structural blockade and figuratively, as a conversational interchange about why the future of their belove [...]
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Ovarian Psycos

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"Riding at night through streets deemed dangerous in Eastside Los Angeles, the Ovarian Psycos use their bicycles to confront the violence in their lives .... The film Ovarian Psycos rides along with the Ovas, exploring the impact of the group's activism, born of feminist ideals, indigenous understanding and an urban/-hood mentality, on neighborhood women and communities as they confront injustice, racism, and violence, and take back their streets one ride at a time"--Container.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Insecure: The Complete First Season

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A painfully funny new comedy series which follows best friends Issa and Molly as they navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles while facing the challenges of being two black women who defy all stereotypes. Insecure explores the black female experience in a subtle, witty, and authentic way, as Issa and Molly stumble their way toward pulling their lives together while trying their hardest to never settle for less.
DVD
2017; 2016
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The Interrogation of Michael Crowe

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After Stephanie Crowe is brutally murdered in her own home, the police attempt to force her older brother to confess to the crime.
DVD
2005; 2002
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