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1.

Seven Angry Men

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John Brown and his sons and followers murder advocates of slavery so that Kansas can join the United States as a free state. They continue the fight in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
DVD
2015; 1955
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lean on Pete

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Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. The horse's owner Del Montgomery and his jockey Bonnie help Charley fill the void of his father's absence--until he discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Son of Bigfoot

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Adam, a thirteen year old outsider, sets out on a daring and epic quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad. He quickly discovers that his father is none other than the legendary Bigfoot, who has been hiding in the forest for years to protect himself and his family from HairCo., a giant corporation eager to run scientific experiments with his special DNA. As father and son start making up for the lost time, Adam soon finds out that he too is gifted with superpowers beyond his dreams.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Deux Jours a Tuer

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Antoine Mélinot, in his forties, has everything to be happy about: a beautiful wife, two adorable children, friends he can count on, a nice house in the Paris suburbs, and financial security. But one day he decides to sabotage it all in just one weekend. What happened to make him change his behavior so strangely?
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Luna En el Espejo

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Depicts a tale of domestic tyranny which focuses on the relationship between an elderly invalid, Don Arnaldo and his subservient son, Gordo.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Midnight Special

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A father and son go on the run, pursued by government agents and a cult drawn to the boy's special powers.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Son of Saul

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October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child's body from the flames, find a rabbi to recite the mourner's Kaddish.
DVD
2016; 2015
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A Better Life

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Carlos Galindo always dreamed of a better life for his wife and newborn son when he crossed the border into the U.S. But when his wife left him, Carlos's only goal became to make sure his son Luis was given the opportunities he never had. A story that follows father and son as they embark on a physical and spiritual journey where they discover that family is the most important part of the American dream.
DVD
2011
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Zindigī va Dīgar Hīch

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A father and his son travel to meet earthquake survivors who desperately and valiantly work to reconstruct their lives. The film investigates the aftermath of a devastating 1990 earthquake which killed some 50,000 people in northern Iran.
DVD
1991; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Né Quelque Part =: Homeland

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Twenty-six-year-old French law student Farid has to go to Algeria to try and save his father's house from demolition. He discovers a country where he has never set foot and is gradually won over by a gallery of extraordinary characters whose humor and straightforwardness go straight to his heart. Among them is his cousin, a quick-witted wheeler-dealer who dreams of making it to France.
DVD
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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L'avare

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The son and daughter of a rich money-lender long to escape from his penny-pinching household and marry the people whom they're in love with rather than the wealthy spouses whom he has arranged for them.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Paradise Postponed: --And Its Sequel Titmuss Regained

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Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Heaven Is for Real

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The true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. He recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth.
DVD
2014
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Jodorowsky's Dune

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A documentary film about Alejandro Jodorowsky's attempt to make a film adaptation of Frank Herbert's 1965 science fiction novel, Dune, starring Jodorowsky's own 12-year-old son, as well as Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, David Carradine and Salvador Dali with music by Pink Floyd; film includes interviews with Jodorowsky and others.
DVDBlu-Ray
2014; 2013
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
15.

Remember Me

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In the summer of 2001, New York college student Tyler is still feeling lost from the tragedy that has strained his relationship with his father when he meets Ally, a girl who understands his pain. The last thing Tyler's looking for is love, but through their passionate relationship, he finds new possibilities for happiness. It's an unforgettable story about the power of the heart, the strength of family, and the importance of treasuring every day of one's life.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Nobody's Business

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Oscar A. Berliner, father of director Alan Berliner, is the reluctant subject of this study of family history and memory. Family members add their comments to this portrait of a retired Jewish sportswear manufacturer and salesman who describes himself as "just an ordinary guy."
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Nobody's Business

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"Alan Berliner takes on his reclusive father as the reluctant subject of this poignant and graceful study of family history and memory. What emerges is a uniquely cinematic biography that finds both humor and pathos in the swirl of conflicts and affections that bind father and son. Ultimately this complex portrait is a meeting of the minds - where the past meets the present, where generations collide, and where the boundaries of family life are pushed, pulled, stretched, torn and surprisingly at times, also healed."--Container.
DVD
2009; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

A Gathering of Men [electronic resource]

In this two-part program, noted American poet Robert Bly and Bill Moyers explore how men think about themselves, their fathers, their sons, and their roles in society. Bly discusses the need for intimate emotional contact between fathers and sons, and talks about how his own poor relationship with an alcoholic father deprived him of the ability to express grief. He laments the loss of meaningful rites of passage for today's young males. The influence of male mentors is discussed as important to the nurturing of sound male identity. The male tendency to confuse manliness with physically aggressive behavior is equated with inadequate fathering. The notion of the warrior, instilled in younger men by mentors, is discussed as a character-building element that helps young males recognize b [...]
Online
2006; 1990
19.

The Answer Man

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Arlen Faber is the reclusive author of 'Me and God, ' a book that has redefined spirituality for an entire generation and has been translated into over 100 languages. On the eve of the 20th anniversary of his still wildly popular book, Arlen is still sought after as the man who has all the answers. His life collides with Elizabeth, a single mom raising her seven-year-old son, and Kris, a young man fresh out of rehab who is searching for meaning. Both Elizabeth and Kris are hopeful that Arlen has the answers, but the truth is, he hasn't got a clue.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Firehouse Dog

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Rex is the world's most famous, and Hollywood's most pampered, pooch. He gets lost and is reluctantly adopted by a young boy. His father, the fire chief of a rundown station, agrees to the adoption only if his defiant son takes care of the dog. Little do they realize Rex will not only bring them closer, but also bring some much-needed faith back to the fire station.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)