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1.

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 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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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)
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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)
7.

The King

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Discharged from the Navy with his duffel bag and service rifle in hand, Elvis sets out for the town of Corpus Christi. He is trying to track down the father he has never met. He soon learns that his father, David, is now the pastor of a thriving Baptist Church and wants nothing to do with Elvis. David orders his family to stay away from the stranger, but Elvis has already befriended the sheltered and lonely Malerie who has no idea of their blood relation.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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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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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)
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Reservation Road

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Two fathers are forced to live with the same tragedy in two very different ways after an incident that involves them both on the same road.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Kronk's New Groove

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In this sequel to The Emperor's New Groove, Kronk cooks up a get-rich-quick scheme to impress his Dad, whom he can never please. But when things go wrong, Kronk kicks into comical gear and discovers the true riches in life are his friends.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Local Color

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In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives.
DVD
2009; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Gooby

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When eleven-year-old Willy moves into the family's new house, his childhood toy, Gooby, comes to life as a big, scruffy, six-foot-tall creature who helps Willy through rough times with hair-raising and hilarious adventures. In the end, Gooby fulfills Willy's wish by bringing Willy and his dad together in a heartwarming and exciting climax.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Back to School

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When a self-made millionaire discovers that his son plans to drop out of college, he enrolls in the same university to set a good example.
DVD
2000; 1986
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Simple Men

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Two brothers go after their father, a former all-star shortstop and mad-bomber anarchist, when he breaks out of jail, and discover on their trek through deepest, darkest Long Island that sometimes even the oddest things really are just what they seem.
DVD
2003; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

A Rumor of Angels

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An eccentric woman, Maddy, lives a solitary existence in a ramshackle hilltop home. Her life is disrupted by her unexpected encounter with 12-year-old James -- who is still traumatized by the death of his beloved mother. He has difficulty relating to his emotionally distant father, new stepmother, and spaced-out uncle. James comes to embrace Maddy as a mentor of sorts, and the unlikely pair forms a unique relationship.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Girls! Girls! Girls!

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Ross Carpenter is a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel.
DVD
2002; 1962
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Revengers Tragedy

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"Great men were gods, if beggars couldn't kill 'em!" exclaims Vindici, the (anti)hero of Revengers Tragedy. This modern dress Jacobean tragedy is set in a post-apocalyptic Britain, where southern England lies underwater, and center of power is Liverpool--ruled by media magnate The Duke. Ten years after his wife was murdered on their wedding day, exiled Vindici returns, to exact his revenge against the Duke--her killer--and his son and heir, Lussurioso, who lusts after Vindici's innocent sister, Castiza. Vindici re-unites with his estranged family, ingratiates himself with Lussurioso, and brings down The Duke and his entire corrupt political dynasty.
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

The Thing About My Folks

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After 47 years of marriage, Ben's mother leaves her husband. With no where else to turn, Ben's father Sam is forced to get to know his son. Hysterical antics ensue as Ben and Sam strengthen their relationship while Ben helps Sam romance his mother.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Neverwas

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A young man finds out that his childhood fantasyland may really exist. Searching for insight into his father's life and the magical place he wrote about in the beloved children's book, Neverwas, psychiatrist Zach Riley takes a job at the institution where his father lived on and off. Once there, Zach meets Gabriel, a patient whose alternate reality is startlingly close to the world his father created.
DVD
2007; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)