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1.

Mahogany

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A poor girl is a success when she becomes a world-famous fashion model and designer. But at the same time, she yearns for her boyfriend back home.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sweet Land: A Love Story

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Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand.
DVD
2007; 2005
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The Weeping Meadow

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A young woman comes of age in a small Macedonian village during the years before the Greek Civil War.
DVD
2006; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Byron

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Byron charts the rise and fall of an irresistible and devastatingly handsome genius who had it all and threw it all away. It begins as Byron's struggle for acceptance as a poet is reversed by the publication of Childe Harolde's Pilgrimage, which turns him into an overnight success and the toast of London society--the 19th century equivalent of a bad-boy rock star. While disdaining social conventions, he needs money, so marries wealthy pious Annabella Milbanke after becoming in-famous for his affairs with serving girls, society beauties, and his half-sister, leaving the landscape littered with illegitimate children. As his reputation spreads, it is permanently tarnished, so Byron abandons England for self-imposed exile in Venice, and dies after taking up the Greek struggle for indepen [...]
DVD
2007; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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My Blueberry Nights

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Jeremy, a big-hearted owner of a small New York diner, tries to soothe Elizabeth's jilted heart with his blueberry pie. But only after going on a year-long cross-country odyssey does she realize love was right at her doorstep all along.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ugly Betty: The Complete First Season

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Betty Suarez isn't like any of her coworkers at Mode, a high-fashion magazine. She's smart, sweet, and hardworking, but she's not thin and beautiful. As the publisher's son's secretary, she earns his respect as she guides him through the world of fashion.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Vse Budet Khorosho

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"The distinctly unusual story of the arrival of a Japanese millionaire-philanthropist in a rural Russian village."
DVD
2004; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Rome: The Complete Second Season

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In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy.
DVD
2007
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The Hiding Place

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With the Nazi invasion of Holland, Corrie ten Boom's family joins the resistance to help save persecuted Jewish families. When they are arrested and imprisoned in concentration camps themselves, they have nothing left to cling to but their faith.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Barrio Cuba

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The leading characters live life to its fullest, propelling themselves over and over against an uncertain fate, searching for a way out. The harsh reality of the barrio contests them, but they never lose the hope of a better future.
DVD
2007; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Woman Is the Future of Man

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Two friends meet after being apart for years- one in the United States studying film, and the other a professor at a university. When they start talking they realize they both loved the same woman, and decide to go find her to see if any sparks fly.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Dance, Girl, Dance

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Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string-- and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White.
DVD
2007; 1940
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Quase Dois Irmãos: Almost Brothers

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A look at the class struggle of Brazil over four decades, through the eyes of Miguel, a white middle-class rebel, and Jorge, his black childhood friend.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

The Intruder: L'intrus

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Louis lives an isolated existence on the French-Swiss border. When an ailing heart leads him to visit Geneva to pay for a replacement on the black market, he travels to his former home where he searches for his lost son.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

The Crooked e: The Unshredded Truth About Enron

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Brian is an ambitious 26-year-old recently hired by Enron, and soon gets caught up in the company's get-rich schemes and spending sprees, until it abruptly files for bankruptcy, leaving Brian a pawn in a failing game of corporate greed.
DVD
2007; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Super Sweet 16: The Movie

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Jacquie and Sarah are BFFs (Best Friends Forever) who are about to start their sophomore year of high school and they're ready for their very own Sweet 16 party. Jacquie and Sarah share everything, even the same birthday. Since they were eight years old, this shared celebration was built up to be super-- at least that was the plan. But Taylor Tiara, the school's fashionista and wannabe party planner, has ideas of her own. Cozying up to Jacquie, Taylor's devious and destructive methods turn these best friends into worst enemies. What follows is a wild rivalry for the biggest, bossiest, and most extravagant super sweet 16 ever.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Brick Lane

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Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

The Shawshank Redemption

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"Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Chop Shop

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In a bustling wasteland of stolen cars, mechanics and street hustlers, Alejandro, a tough and ambitious street orphan, and his older sister, Isamar, must rely on each other to survive. Living and working in the Iron Triangle, a sprawling junkyard in Queens, New York, the two find their dreams threatened by the hard truths of life, only to find hope and salvation in one another.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Tsotsi

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A young man running with a criminal gang on the streets of Johannesburg, Tsotsi - a nickname meaning thug - is immersed in a world of violence that seems to leave him unaffected, until he discovers an infant in the backseat of a car he has stolen.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)