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A Place to Stand by
Call Number: PS3552.A254 Z473 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
A place to stand is a documentary film about the life of the poet, Jimmy Santiago Baca. It depicts his transformation from a functionally illiterate convict to an award-winning poet, novelist, and screenwriter. Some of Baca's poems are interspersed throughout the narrative.
Blood Father by
Call Number: PN1995.9.C66 B566 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-11
When his estranged teenage daughter is targeted by a drug cartel, ex-convict John Link must call upon connections from his criminal past to save his daughter's future.
Call Number: PN1995.9.M27 B76 2016
Publication Date: 2016-03-15
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Call Number: PN1995.9.C55 D43 2016
Publication Date: 2016-03-10
Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, the film tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who, after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
Felices 140 by
Call Number: PN1995.9.C55 F45 2015
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
"A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40."--imdb.com, viewed May 16, 2016.
He Named Me Malala by
Call Number: PN1995.9.D6 H4 2015
Publication Date: 2015-12-15
An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
Independence Day Resurgence by
Call Number: PN1995.9.S26 I63 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-16
Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare people for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring the world back from the brink of extinction.
Infinitely Polar Bear by
Call Number: PN1995.9.C55 I54 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-05
When Cam has a manic breakdown that lands him in a mental hospital, his wife Maggie applies to business school and is accepted. Seeing this as her chance to build a better life for their daughters, Maggie asks Cam to become the primary caregiver for the girls while she completes her degree in New York. After all, routine is what the doctor ordered and the girls miss their dad. Cam agrees, hoping to rebuild his family. But the two spirited girls are not interested in making things easy for him.
Call Number: DS109.9 .J478 2015
Publication Date: 2015-12-01
An inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world's oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, the city's enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to people?
The Bride (La Novia) by
Call Number: PN1995.9 .M3 N68 2016
Publication Date: 2016-12-01
Based on 'Bodas de sangre' by Federico García Lorca, The Bride tells the story of a love triangle between two men and a woman. Two lovers carried away by their passion defying all moral and social rules even challenging their own judgment. The same day of her wedding, the bride and her lover escape on horseback to live their love. Their disobedience will have devastating consequences.
Rising Tides by
Call Number: GB451.2 .R57 2016
Publication Date: 2016-06-21
The documentary explores the topic of coastline erosion, showing what has been done in the past, what is being done now, what worked, what didn't and what the coastal areas can expect in the future. Through interviews with scientists, experts, nonprofits, homeowners, government officials, and other groups offering possible solutions Rising Tides will explore all angles of this issue.
San Andreas by
Call Number: PN1995.9.D55 S26 2015
Publication Date: 2015-10-13
When a magnitude nine earthquake leaves California in ruins, a helicopter pilot and his estranged wife make their way to San Francisco to save their only daughter.
Son of Saul by
Call Number: PN1995.9.H53 S66 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-26
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.
Star Trek Beyond by
Call Number: PN1995.9.S694 S837 2016
Publication Date: 2016-11-01
Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop Krall's deadly army from triggering all-out galactic war.
Swiss Army Man by
Call Number: PN1995.9.C55 S9498 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-04
Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. One day everything changes when a corpse names Manny washes up onshore. The two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.
Call Number: PN1995.9.P76 T36 2015
Publication Date: 2015-11-10
It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles.
The Richmond Rosies by
Call Number: D810.W7 R534 2016
Publication Date: 2015-06-05
The film explores five women who became Rosies during WWII at the world's largest shipyard.
The Crimson Field by
Call Number: PN1995.9.W3 C75 2015
Publication Date: 2015-07-14
In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, doctors, nurses, and volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches of WWI. The hospital is a frontier: between the battlefield and home front but also between the old rules, hierarchies, class distinctions, and a new way of thinking.
The Look of Silence by
Call Number: PN1995.9.D6 L66 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-12
In this follow-up to the documentary The act of killing (2012), the brother of a political dissident killed by state-sponsored death squads following Indonesia's 1965 military coup d'état seeks answers from the men responsible for the deed.
The Revenant by
Call Number: PN1995.9.B55 R49 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-19
After being brutally mauled by a bear while on a fur trading expedition, a frontiersman struggles to survive.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by
Call Number: PN1995.9.C55 B478 2015
Publication Date: 2015-07-14
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
The Shallows by
Call Number: PN1995.9.S87 S535 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-27
Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, and finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.
We Are the Ones by
Call Number: RA552.S68 W4 2015
Publication Date: 2016-11-15
"Francis grew up with little schooling during the Sudanese Civil War. Ajak is a Lost Boy who has returned to the tribe he fled as a child. Both men are protégés of Glenn, a grizzled, but brilliant American surgeon. We Are the Ones follows these healers as they fight to prevent illness and mend wounds in the world's newest country. After long-running tribal divides erupt into violent raids that threaten their villages and clinics, these men embark on a journey to protect their patients and bring peace to their people."--Description from case.
Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by
Call Number: E99.O3 J33 2016ab
Publication Date: 2016-10-25
Here is the epic life story of the Native American holy man who has inspired millions around the world. Black Elk, the Native American holy man, is known to millions of readers around the world from his 1932 testimonial, Black Elk Speaks. Adapted by the poet John Neihardt from a series of interviews, it is one of the most widely read and admired works of American Indian literature.
Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work by
Call Number: CT215 .I83 2016ab
Publication Date: 2016-04-19
StoryCorps founder Dave Isay presents unforgettable stories from people doing what they love. Some found their paths at a very young age, others later in life; some overcame great odds or upturned their lives in order to pursue what matters to them. An inspiring tribute to rewarding work and the American pursuit of happiness.
Dracula vs. Hitler by
Call Number: PS3554.U467 D73 2016ab
Publication Date: 2016-10-25
Ravaged by the Nazi Secret Service during World War II, Romanian resistance forces turn to one of their leaders, Professor Van Helsing, for any way out. To fight these monstrous forces, Van Helsing raises a legendary monster from centuries of slumber, Prince Dracula himself. Once he was the ruler of Transylvania. Prince Dracula, is, above all else, a patriot. He proves more than willing to once again drive out his country₂s invaders. Upshot: no one minds if he drinks all the German blood he desires. In Berlin, when Hitler hears about the many defeats his forces are suffering at the hands of an apparent true vampire, he is seduced by the possibility of becoming immortal. Thus two forces are set upon a collision course, the ultimate confrontation: superpower against superpower.
The 3rd Woman: A Thriller by
Call Number: PR6106.R45455 A615 2015AB
Publication Date: 2015-08-04
The United States and China have struck a shocking bargain: In return for forgiving trillions in debt, the People₂s Republic of China, now the world₂s dominant global superpower, has established a permanent military presence on US soil. Years of decline have left America economically vulnerable, and evidence of China₂s cultural and political dominance is everywhere. Journalist Madison Webb is obsessed with exposing the lies and corruption that have corroded her once great society. When her sister is savagely murdered, the police insist it₂s an isolated crime. But Madison suspects the cops are hiding something. Digging for answers, she discovers her sister₂s death may be one of many, and part of a dangerous conspiracy.
The Wrong Side of Goodbye by
Call Number: PS3553.O51165 W76 2016ab
Publication Date: 2016-11-01
Detective Harry Bosch must track down someone who may never have existed in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.
Too Bad to Die by
Call Number: PS3563.A8357 T66 2015ab
Publication Date: 2015-03-03
November, 1943. Weary of his desk job in the Royal Navy, intelligence officer Ian Fleming spends his spare time daydreaming stories that are much more exciting than his life. When Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin meet to finalize the D-Day invasion, Fleming is tipped off that Hitler's top assassin has infiltrated the conference. As he works to find the assassin, Fleming must accept that betrayal can come from the most unexpected places, and that daydreams can be eerily close to real life.
Yes, My Accent Is Real by
Call Number: PN2287.N28 A3 2015ab
Publication Date: 2015-09-15
Of all the charming misfits on television, there's no doubt Raj from The Big Bang Theory, the sincere yet incurably geeky Indian-American astrophysicist, ranks among the misfittingest. Now, we meet the actor who is every bit as lovable as the character he plays on TV. In this revealing collection of essays written in his irreverent, hilarious, and self-deprecating voice, Kunal Nayyar traces his journey from a little boy in New Delhi who mistakes an awkward first kiss for a sacred commitment, gets nosebleeds chugging Coca-Cola to impress other students, and excels in the sport of badminton, to the confident, successful actor on the set of TV's most-watched sitcom since Friends.