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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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Fences

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In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.
DVD
2017; 2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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William Faulkner's Barn Burning

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Ab Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly.
DVD
2004; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bigger Than Life

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A friendly schoolteacher turns violent when he becomes addicted to a painkiller he is prescribed for a painful health problem.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fireproof

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Lt. Caleb Holt lives by the old firefighter's adage: Never leave your partner behind - it's a natural instinct. But when it comes to marriage, it's another story. After a decade of marriage, Caleb and Catherine have drifted so far apart that they are ready to move on without each other. As the two prepare for divorce, Caleb's dad asks his son to try The Love Dare experiment. While hoping the experiment has nothing to do with his parents' newfound faith, Caleb commits to the challenge. Now he will have to attempt to love his wife while avoiding God's love for him. He will need to be able to demonstrate love over and over again to a person who is no longer receptive to his love.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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In the Valley of Elah

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Hank, a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. He thought his son was in Iraq, but is informed that Mike returned stateside four days ago with his platoon. When he calls his son's cell phone and gets voice mail, he drives to Fort Rudd and begins to make inquiries, but with each inquiry he comes to a dead end. Then a body is found, dismembered and burned beyond recognition and is identified as Mike. Hank tries to find out what happened, but continues to encounter hurdles. Yet he is persistent, uncovering things no one wants to hear, including himself.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Pursuit of Happyness

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In 1981, Chris Gardner was a struggling salesman. His wife worked double shifts to support the family including their young son, Christopher. In the face of this difficult life, Chris has the desperate inspiration to try for a stockbroker internship where one in twenty has a chance of a lucrative full time career. Even when his wife leaves him because of this choice, Chris clings to this dream. The odds become more daunting by the day. Together, father and son struggle through homelessness, jail time, tax seizure and the overall punishing despair in a quest that would make Gardner a respected millionaire.
DVD
2007
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Thank You for Smoking

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Nick Naylor is a sexy, smart and charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who will fight to protect American's right to smoke. At the same time he is trying to maintain the idea of a perfect role model for his 12-year-old son. When Nick incurs the wrath of a senator bent on snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.
DVD
2006
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The Tree of Life

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"The ... story follows the life journey of Jack O'Brien ... , the eldest son of a fractured Texas family" -- Container.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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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)
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The Brothers Solomon

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Two brothers with no social or romance skills, try and find a woman to have a baby with, so they can provide their dying father with a grandchild.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Beethoven's Big Break

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Single dad and struggling animal handler Eddie works with lots of creatures, but at home, he has a strict No Pets Allowed policy. He won't let his son Billy keep the adorable stray dog Beethoven and his family of puppies. Beethoven crashes into Hollywood and into Eddie's heart as well.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Knowing

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In 1959, as part of the dedication ceremony for a new elementary school, a group of students is asked to draw pictures to be stored in a time capsule. One mysterious girl fills her sheet of paper with rows of apparently random numbers instead. Fifty years later, a new generation of students examines the capsule's contents and the girl's cryptic message ends up in the hands of Caleb. But it is Caleb's father, professor John Koestler, who makes the startling discovery that the encoded message predicts with pinpoint accuracy the dates, death tolls and coordinates of every major disaster of the past 50 years. With the reluctant help of the daughter of the now-deceased author of the prophecies, John's increasingly desperate efforts take him on a race against time until he finds himself fa [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Christmas Do Over

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When Kevin drives out of town to see his son Ben, he gets a frosty welcome from his ex and her parents. So when a blocked highway forces him to stay, he makes the worst of it! Ben wishes that every day could be Christmas. His wish comes true, forcing Kevin to relive the day over and over.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Tree of Life

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The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950's that follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith. Bonus features included.
DVDBlu-Ray
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Beethoven's 5th

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Spending his summer vacation in an old mining town with wacky Uncle Freddy, Beethoven sniffs up a clue to a legendary lost treasure and uncovers the ghosts that protect the town's secrets.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)