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Nowhere Boy

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Set in Liverpool in 1955, the adolescent years of John Lennon are chronicled. Raised by his Aunt Mimi, his world is turned inside-out when his free spirited mother re-enters his life, opening up old wounds that release pain, anger, frustration, and his artistry.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Across the Universe

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Jude is a young dockworker from Liverpool who travels to find his estranged father in America. He is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Lucy is a rich and sheltered American girl who Jude falls in love with. Lucy joins the growing anti-war movement in New York's Greenwich Village. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Land and Freedom

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An epic tale of love and revolution during the Spanish Civil War. 1936: a local man in Liverpool wrestles with disillusion and decides to join the fight against fascism in Franco's Spain. He finds himself deeply drawn to the cause and character of his new comrades, the Republican freedom-fighters, especially the beautiful Blanca. Unfortunately, political infighting threatens to do them all in.
DVD
2009; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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Of Time and the City: A Love Song and a Eulogy

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Terence Davies lifts viewers up into the world of fantasy and collective emotion as he presents popular and classical music, voices, radio clips, and a powerful poignant voiceover of his birthplace Liverpool. Includes themes such as Catholicism, homosexuality, violence, death, loss, the glory of cinema, outsiderness, and childhood.
DVD
2009
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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Across the Universe

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Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Royle Family: The Complete 1st Season

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A classic British comedy involving a seemly dysfunctional family with a skinflint patriach, his long-suffering wife, aspiring hairdresser daughter, and the youngest Royle, a surly teenage son.
DVD
2007; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lilies

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Iris, May, and Ruby are sisters living in Liverpool after WWI. Now as the world begins to change and their fortunes are bound to their widowed father and brother, they must learn to rely on each other.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Educating Rita

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Rita, a young working-class woman in Liverpool, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British university to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser, as well as a confining existence at home with a husband who wants her to choose motherhood over education. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned, alcoholic English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead poetry and enjoy life. As Rita is transformed into a free spirit, Frank is forced to confront his own life.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Revengers Tragedy

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"Great men were gods, if beggars couldn't kill 'em!" exclaims Vindici, the (anti)hero of Revengers Tragedy. This modern dress Jacobean tragedy is set in a post-apocalyptic Britain, where southern England lies underwater, and center of power is Liverpool--ruled by media magnate The Duke. Ten years after his wife was murdered on their wedding day, exiled Vindici returns, to exact his revenge against the Duke--her killer--and his son and heir, Lussurioso, who lusts after Vindici's innocent sister, Castiza. Vindici re-unites with his estranged family, ingratiates himself with Lussurioso, and brings down The Duke and his entire corrupt political dynasty.
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Strange Relations

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Successful New York psychiatrist Larry Lipman is surprised to learn he is adopted. He flies to Liverpool to track down his birth mother and two blue collar brothers.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Transforming Industrial Heartland [electronic resource]

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Program 5.1 documents the change in the economy of Liverpool from containerized shipping technology which reduced the labor force, to a seaport city that is the center of information and services for the region. Program 5.2 focuses on Randstad, Netherlands, as an example of a small, crowded Netherlands region striving to maintain its transportation connections while preserving dwindling green space.
Online
2003
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Liam

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The story of Liam, a seven-year-old boy growing up in Liverpool during the 1930s. As he prepares for his First Communion, young Liam tries to make sense of the complex and unsettled world around him, a world that is about to change forever due to economic, political and social upheaval.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Steel 'N' Skin

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The community-level work of Steel 'n' Skin, a music and dance group of African, West Indian and British participants, which their founder, Peter Blackman, believes can contribute to good inter-racial relations.
Online
1979