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Home Away From Home

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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)
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It Always Rains on Sunday

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A British housewife's life is turned upside down by the reappearance of an old flame, now on the run from the police.
DVD
2012; 1947
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Offence

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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)
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Distant Voices: Still Lives

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"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)
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Casino Royale

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Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Promises and Betrayals: Britain and the Struggle for the Holy Land

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This lucid film recounts the complicated history that led to the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. In the words of the former British Ambassador to Egypt, it is a story of intrigue among rival empires and of misguided strategies. It is often claimed that the crisis originated with Jewish emigration to Palestine and the foundation of the State of Israel. Yet the roots of the conflict are to be found earlier. In 1915, when the Allies were besieged on the Western front, the British wanted to create a second front against Germany, Italy and the Ottoman Empire. Turkish nationalism had spread to the rest of the Ottoman Empire and the British exploited this feeling. They promised Arab groups their own independent states, including Palestine. Secretly, the Allies planned [...]
Online
2002
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Darkest Hour

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During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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I, Daniel Blake

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A carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as together they battle the national health care system.
DVD
2018; 2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Black Mirror: The Complete Third Series

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Presents the third season of this "anthology series that taps into our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand-alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia" -- Container.
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Victoria & Abdul

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The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
DVD
2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Atomic Blonde

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The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.
DVD
2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Notes on Blindness

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Documents theologian John Hull's experience of going blind in 1983, when he began recording a diary on audiocassette.
DVD
2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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A Field in England

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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)
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Désaccord Parfait =: Twice Upon a Time

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Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup it too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady of English theatre is asked to present Louis with a lifetime achievement award. She is married and has a son and a dog that snores ... but the game is on again.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Outlander: Season Two

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Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate relationship is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives. In Season 2, Claire and Jamie arrive in France, hell-bent on infiltrating the Jacobite rebellion led by Prince Charles Stuart and stopping the battle of Culloden. With the help of Jamie's cousin, they are thrown into the lavish world of French society, where intrigue and parties are abundant but political gain proves far less fruitful. Altering the course of history prese [...]
DVD
2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Man Who Knew Infinity

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Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

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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)
18.

The Book of Negroes

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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)
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A Royal Night Out

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Inspired by true events, this charming romantic comedy recounts the glorious celebration of the end of World War II in Europe; and the singular evening when Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret leave the confines of Buckingham Palace to join the festivities, while giving their chaperones the slip.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Outlander: Season One Volume Two

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As Outlander continues, Claire and Jamie's relationship is tested by ruthless Redcoats, volatile clan politics, and a brutal witch trial, which force Jamie and Claire to escape to a new home. Just when their life as a married couple begins to take shape, Jamie is once again drawn into Captain Randall's darkness. Ultimately, Claire discovers there is a fate worse than death as she struggles to save Jamie's heart, as well as his soul.
DVD
2015
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