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Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

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Examines the life and death of Andrew David Bagby, a doctor who was murdered by his ex-girlfriend, and documents the victim's parents' fight to gain custody of the man's son whose mother was the killer.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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2005
Ivy (By Request)
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The Shipping News

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An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hunters and Bombers

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The Innu (Montagnais Indians) of Labrador are protesting low-level military flights and the playing of war games over their territory.
VHS
1992; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Random Passage

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This mini-series follows the fortunes, mostly misfortunes, of a group of Irish and English immigrants who come to Newfoundland in the early 19th century. Hoping for a better life, they find themselves instead in the remote, unpopulated, and hostile landscape of Cape Random, struggling to survive. The settlers face extremely harsh conditions and catastrophes that range from devastating storms to bear attacks, yet the small outport community staggers on. The story revolves around the capable Vincents, who run the cod fishing industry; enigmatic Thomas Hutchings, bookkeeper for the absentee owner of the fishing rights; the Andrews family, evicted from their home in England; and Mary Keane, orphaned Irish tenant girl, who shrinks from nothing in the fight for survival. Wrestling their ex [...]
DVD
2008; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)