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Brooklyn

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An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Suited

From producers Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner (HBO's Girls), Suited tells the story of Bindle & Keep, a Brooklyn tailoring company that looks beyond the gender binary, creating custom-made suits for gender non-conforming and transgender clients. Clothier duo Rae Tutera and Daniel Friedman take a holistic approach to their work, considering each client's personal narrative, which becomes inextricable from the creation of the perfect suit. Among those who share their unique stories are a transgender man preparing for his wedding, a New York City cab driver looking to feel comfortable for a big birthday, a young law student struggling through job interviews, and a 12-year-old trans boy whose bravery is only rivaled by his nervousness about looking good for his upcoming Bar Mitzvah. A mode [...]
Online
2016
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St. Vincent

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Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her twelve-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a desire for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper, named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine, race track, strip club, and a dive bar.
DVD
2015; 2014
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Cutie and the Boxer

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In New York City in 1969, nineteen-year-old art student Noriko fell in love with 41-year-old avant-garde artist Ushio Shinohara and put her career on hold to marry and support this rising star of the Manhattan art world. But 40 years later and still struggling, Ushio remains consumed with reinforcing his legacy via his 'boxing' paintings, while Noriko is now finding her own creative voice through a series of drawings.
DVD
2014
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Pariah

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Alike is a 17-year-old African-American woman who lives with her parents and younger sister in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood. She has a flair for poetry, and is a good student at her local high school. Alike is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian. Wondering how much she can confide in her family, Alike strives to get through adolescence with grace, humor, and tenacity--sometimes succeeding, sometimes not, but always moving forward.
DVD
2012; 2011
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Red Hook Summer

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The latest in Spike Lee's Chronicles of Brooklyn series, RED HOOK SUMMER tells the story of Flik Royale, a young boy from Atlanta who has come to spend the summer with his religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, in the housing projects of Red Hook. Between his grandfather's preaching and the culture shock of city life, Flik's summer appears to be a total disaster, until he meets Chazz Morningstar, a girl his age, who shows Flik the brighter side of Brooklyn.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Brooklyn Boheme

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"An intimate portrait of the Black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene from the mid 1980s through the 90s as told by writer, historian and Brooklyn resident Nelson George."--IMDb website.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Battle for Brooklyn

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A look at the battle waged by residents and business owners of Brooklyn's historic Prospect Heights neighborhood facing condemnation of their property to make way for the Atlantic Yards project, a massive plan to build 16 skyscrapers and a basketball arena for the New Jersey Nets.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Boy Wonder

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A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Last Exit to Brooklyn

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Hailed as an uncompromising look at life on the dark side, follows a gang of young hoodlums, a down and out call girl, an alcoholic father, and a low level union official as they attempt to survive in the harsh underbelly of lower class 1950s Brooklyn. Bonus material included.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bored to Death: The Complete Second Season

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When we last dropped in on Jonathan Ames, New York writer, romantic, unlicensed private detective, he was taking a pounding in the boxing ring while still licking his breakup wounds. Now that his second novel has been completed, Jonathan is augmenting his income by moonlighting as a creative-writing teacher, while taking on some new, desperate clients.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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New York, I Love You

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In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different love stories.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Holy Rollers

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Sam Gold reluctantly studies to become a rabbi to please his family. His neighbor senses Sam's discontent and propositions him to transport 'medicine' for an Israeli dealer. Exposed to the exciting worlds of Manhattan and Amsterdam nightlife, Sam spirals deeper into the lifestyle. As his double life begins to rip his family apart, he realizes the facade behind the easy money and parties. Caught between the two worlds, Sam must make a decision that could bring the entire operation crashing down.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bored to Death: The Complete First Season

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Meet Jonathan Ames: writer, romantic, unlicensed private detective. Moonlighting from his job as a novelist and writer for a New York magazine, Jonathan is looking to jettison some heavy emotional baggage (his girlfriend just dumped him, okay?) through an unusual second career of cracking cases of missing persons, espionage and infidelity in the Big Apple.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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27 Dresses

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Jane has the kind of selflessness that everyone looks for in a friend. Lately the perennial bridesmaid has begun to feel as if something is missing in her life. Kevin is a local newspaper reporter who spots Jane racing between two receptions - one in Manhattan and the other in Brooklyn. He quickly surmises that her quirky tale may be just the story to get him into the big leagues. Jane butts heads with Kevin just as her younger sister, Tess, shows up in town. Now, Jane is prompted to reevaluate her priorities when her boss - with whom she is secretly in love - falls for her younger sister. As the bride-to-be makes plans to marry, she mistakenly assumes Jane will be happy to take part in the wedding. Jane finally comes to terms with her true feelings and her life begins to change in [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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She's Gotta Have It

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"When it comes to love, Nola Darling has gotta problem: she's just gotta have 'it.' And she's having a hard time deciding who'll give 'it' the best. Choosing between a romantic-but-possessive nice guy, a flashy-but-vain fashion model and a fast-riding but faster-talking bicyclist, Nola finds that lessons in love can be enlightening, heart-rending, but mostly-- exasperating!"--Container.
DVD
2008; 1986
Clemons (Stacks)
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Brooklyn Rules

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Set in Brooklyn in 1985 against the backdrop of John Gotti's rise to power. Three lifelong friends' different ambitions threaten to shake their enduring bond.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Brooklyn Matters: A Film

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"Exposes how, in one community, powerful real estate interests and politicians collaborate to circumvent local laws, seize private property through eminent domain, manipulate public participation and racial politics to push forward what could become the densest development in the United States." -- Container.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Arranged

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"Centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn they share much in common - not least of which is that they are both going through the process of arranged marriages." -- www.imdb.com
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mendy

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The story of a young Brooklyn Hasid, a devout member of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect, as he struggles to adapt and find his place in modern secular society.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)