You searched for:

Library
:
Clemons
x
Subject
:
Great Britain
x
Subject
:
Drama
x
133 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

Home Away From Home

Loading...
A lonely, homesick Nigerian woman living in a prim middle-class British neighborhood with her children decides to console herself by building a typical African mud-hut in her back yard in which she can relax and feel closer to her origins. Her English neighbors are offended by this and racist thugs come at night and destroy the hut. Discouraged but not defeated by this, the woman plants sunflowers on the site of the hut.
DVD
2009; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
2.

The Offence

Loading...
After 20 years on the police force, Detective Sergeant Johnson has seen too much. One day while interrogating a snide, sarcastic suspect in a child molestation case, all of his pent up anger and hatred surfaces and Johnson loses control, killing the man. What had started out as a routine investigation has turned into a case of police brutality, and Johnson must now attempt to reconcile his own violent behaviour.
DVD
2010; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Distant Voices: Still Lives

Loading...
"The film is made up of two separate films, shot two years apart, but with the same cast and crew. The first section, 'Distant Voices', chronicles the early life of a working-class Catholic family living under a domineering father. The second section, 'Still Lives', sees the children grown up and emerging into a brighter 1950s Britain, only a few years from rock and roll and The Beatles, yet somehow still a lifetime away.
DVD
2008; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

Casino Royale

Loading...
Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

A Field in England

Loading...
England 1648 AD.. A small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by two men: O'Neil and Cutler. O'Neil, an alchemist, forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Loading...
Henry VI, Parts I and II and Richard III tell the story of an exceptionally turbulent period in British history. These exhilarating and emotionally charged films feature some of Shakespeare's most eloquent and powerful language.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

The Book of Negroes

Loading...
A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Vault--Ask at circulation desk)
8.

Suffragette

Loading...
Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life.
DVD
2016; 2015
9.

Yes Prime Minister: The Complete Collection

Loading...
The adventures of a well meaning Prime Minister and the behind the scenes machinations of his cabinet members.
DVD
2003
10.

The Crimson Petal and the White

Loading...
In 1870s London, a prostitute known as Sugar sees a potential way out of the brothel she works for when she is taken in by William Rackham, the son of a wealthy businessman.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Emma

Loading...
A young gentlewoman's matchmaking schemes for herself and others cause upheaval in her English village.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Sherlock: Season One

Loading...
A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and Watson navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth.
DVD
2010
13.

Korolʹ Lir =: King Lear

Loading...
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king prematurely divides his kingdom among his daughters in the vain hope that they will care for him in his old age.
DVD
2007; 1971
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Green Street Hooligans

Loading...
Matt, banished from Harvard when his roommate sets him up as a drug-bust patsy, relocates to England, reconnecting with his sister Shannon. The naive Yank quickly finds himself passed off to Shannon's brother-in-law. Pete is a member of a 'firm'-thugs who with their ferociously bloodthirsty, off-the-pitch street battles are emblematic of the testosterone fueled psychosis of British football hooliganism-"supporting the home team," West Ham United. At first the butt of jokes, Matt is inexorably sucked in by these mad, bad, dangerous-to-know Hammers fans and into the black hole of thuggery, first hoisting incalculable pints, singing indecipherable anthems, preparing, again and again, to war on the terraces of the home turf for nothing much at all.
DVD
2006; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

The Investigator

Loading...
The true story of Staff Sergeant Caroline Meagher's experience as an investigator with the Military Police. Assigned to root out and interrogate suspected lesbians, Meagher must come to terms with her own sexuality.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

King Arthur

Loading...
A reluctant leader, Arthur wishes only to leave Britain and return to the peace and stability of Rome. Before he can, one final mission leads him and his Knights of the Round Table--Lancelot, Galahad, Bors, Tristan, and Gawain--to the conclusion that when Rome is gone, Britain will need a leader to fill the void. Britain needs a king--someone not only to defend against the current threat of invading Saxons, but to lead the isle into the new age. Under the guidance of Merlin, and the beautiful Guinevere by his side, Arthur will have to find the strength to change the course of history.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Deal

Loading...
A look at Tony Blair's rise to power, and the rivalry he faced against his mentor and current Prime Minister to the U.K., Gordon Brown.
DVD
2008; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Separate Lies

Loading...
A wealthy Englishman finds out that his spouse has been cheating on him and is drawn into a web of over-ups and lies.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Hamilton Mattress

Loading...
After skyrocketing (literally) to success as a drummer in all-bird Beak City, an aardvark is forced to battle prejudice against his looks--especially his snout--in this wildly funny comedy.
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Metrosexuality

Loading...
Young Kwame, a sexy, straight 17-year-old is trying to get his two dads, Max and Jordan, back together again. That is, when he's not trying to attract the attention of the girl of his dreams. Kwame's two gay best friends aren't having an easier time of it either, what with boyish Dean having a crush on daddy Max, and punky Banbi unable to get his older boyfriend Robin to settle down. Add Max's lesbian sister and Max and Jordan's new love interests and you're in the middle of a hip, fun, music-filled soap opera.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)