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The Light Between Oceans

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A lighthouse keeper, living off the coast of Australia with his wife, finds a baby on an adrift rowboat. They rescue and raise the child as their own, changing their lives and that of a stranger.
DVD
2017; 2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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8MMM Aboriginal Radio

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"Six-part series 8MMM Aboriginal Radio is a comedy about giving Aboriginal people a voice in a country with no ears - and how, when all else fails, which it usually does, it's good to have a laugh. At the arse-end of the world, in the middle of nowhere, is Alice Springs - home to 8MMM" -- Jbhifi.com.au.
DVD
2015
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Mabo

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Mabo tells the story of Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who left school at fifteen, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that once and for all overthrew the notion of terra nullius. Hand in hand with this David and Goliath legal battle is the tender love story of Koiki and Bonita, the woman he met as a teenager, and loved through thirty years of marriage and the raising of ten children. It tells of the deep love and partnership that fuelled their fight for Australian law to recognise traditional land rights. Although Koiki never lived to hear the High Court's decision that returned his land to him, the name Mabo has become known nationwide.
DVD
2011; 2012
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Satellite Boy

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Just outside the town of Wyndham, in the northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, young Pete lives with his grandfather in an old abandoned outdoor cinema in the desert. When the old drive-in is threatened with demolition, ten year old Pete takes off to the city with his best mate Kalmain, to save his home. But the boys get lost in the Australian outback. Starving and thirsty, Pete has to remember some of the old bush skills his grandfather taught him to survive. Finally Pete and Kalmain reach the city, they save the old cinema and return home as heroes.
DVD
2012
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Quigley Down Under

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Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Three Faces West

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A man leads a group of Austrian refugees to a new life in the West during World War II.
DVD
2004; 1940
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Boys Are Back

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After the unexpected death of his wife, a sportswriter finds himself consumed with grief and completely unprepared to raise two boys. Determined to bring joy back into their lives, he takes a 'just say yes' approach to parenting. And as freedom reigns, chaos ensues.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jindabyne

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A group of men discover the body of an Aborigine girl in an Australian fishing hole. Instead of reporting the murder right away, they wait until they've filled their coolers with fish. Their inaction sets off a scandal that threatens to tear them apart.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Two Hands

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19-year-old Jimmy finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile, two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
DVD
2005; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Australia

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In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Thorn Birds 2.: The Missing Years

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The time is World War II. De Bricassart heroically rescues refugees in Rome, then is sent by the Vatican to the sprawling Australian sheep ranch he thought he had left behind forever.
DVD
2005; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

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Bernadette, a drag queen, relives her theatrical glory days with two young friends on one wild road trip through rural Australia.
DVD
1999; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Square

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Ray is in a loveless marriage and hopes to escape the monotony when he begins a torrid affair with next-door neighbor Carla. Although she is married to a low-level mobster, she also seeks a little excitement. Ray's moral values are tested to the limit when Carla presents him with a bag of cash from one of her husband's latest crimes. What was to be an opportunity to take the money and run, soon becomes a matter of arson, murder, and blackmail.
DVD
2010; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Hard Word

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Hard experience and an unspoken family bond have made brothers, Dale, Frank and Shane masters of their craft - armed robbery. Not long after they are released from prison on bail, they find themselves back behind bars due to an administrative glitch. So when a flashy criminal lawyer presents them with a deal - do a job for him and they will be released, they agree to his terms. Their only rule - no one gets hurt.
DVD
2003; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ride a Wild Pony

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A wealthy Australian ranch owner's gift of a wild pony means young Scotty can finally ride the seven miles to and from school. But the pony gets away and is sheltered as unclaimed by a young girl who cannot walk. The treasured pony means freedom to both children, but can only belong to one.
DVD
2009; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)