You searched for:

Keyword
:
"Winfrey, Oprah" (actor)
x
11 results
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

Lee Daniels' the Butler

A black butler working at the White House serves eight U.S. presidents over the course of three decades, and finds his personal life deeply affected by the sweeping social changes he witnesses from his prestigious job.
Online
2013
2.

The Color Purple

Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey star in director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple. From 1909 to 1949, Celie (Goldberg--Ghosts of Mississippi), a Southern Black woman, gradually gains self-respect as she strives to educate herself and to find love--despite an abusive spouse and a society biased against her race and her sex.
Online
1985
3.

The Color Purple

Loading...
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who is forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
DVD
2007; 1985
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
4.

The Hundred-Foot Journey

Loading...
Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite cannot be ignored.
DVD
2014
Law (CHECKED OUT)
5.

Selma

Loading...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.
DVD
2015; 2014
6.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Loading...
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Lee Daniels' the Butler

Loading...
Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America.
DVD
2014
8.

A Wrinkle in Time

Loading...
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.; Thematic elements and some peril.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
9.

Queen Sugar: The Complete First Season

Loading...
After a family tragedy forces them back together, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives in order to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

The Great Debaters

Loading...
Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire)

Loading...
In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, who discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive.
DVD
2010; 2009