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  • Worst person in the world [DVD]

    Worst person in the world2022

    Summary: Amid the seemingly endless possibilities of the modern world, Julie wavers over artistic passions and professions, the question of motherhood, and relationships with two very different men: a successful comic-book artist and a charismatic barista.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY WORST

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Menace II society [Blu-ray]

    Menace II society2021

    Summary: Directors Albert and Allen Hughes and screenwriter Tyger Williams were barely into their twenties when they sent shock waves through American cinema and hip-hop culture with this fatalistic,...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA MENACE

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Portrait of a lady on fire [DVD]

    Portrait of a lady on fire2020

    Summary: France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Heloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA PORTRAIT

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Paris is burning [DVD]

    Paris is burning2020

    Summary: Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City's African American and Latinx...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 306.778 PAR

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Irishman [Blu-ray] : I heard you paint houses

    The Irishman : I heard you paint houses2020

    Summary: Left behind by the world, former hit man and union truck driver Frank Sheeran looks back from a nursing home on his life's journey through the ranks of organized crime: from his involvement with...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA IRISHMAN

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Irishman [DVD] : I heard you paint houses

    The Irishman : I heard you paint houses2020

    Summary: Left behind by the world, former hit man and union truck driver Frank Sheeran looks back from a nursing home on his life's journey through the ranks of organized crime: from his involvement with...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA IRISHMAN

    Location: Adult Displays - Near New Arrivals

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marriage story [Blu-ray]

    Marriage story2020

    Summary: Charlie is a charismatic New York theater director wedded to his work. Nicole is an actor who is ready to change her own life. Their hopes for an amicable divorce fade as they are drawn into a system...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA MARRIAGE

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marriage story [DVD]

    Marriage story2020

    Summary: Charlie is a charismatic New York theater director wedded to his work. Nicole is an actor who is ready to change her own life. Their hopes for an amicable divorce fade as they are drawn into a system...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA MARRIAGE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Cold war [DVD]

    Cold war2019

    Summary: A sweeping, delirious romance begins in the Polish countryside, where Wiktor, a musician on a state-sponsored mission to collect folk songs, discovers a captivating young singer named Zula. Over the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA COLD

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I wanna hold your hand [Blu-ray]

    I wanna hold your hand2019

    Summary: On February 9, 1964, the Beatles made their first appearance on American television on The Ed Sullivan Show, ratcheting up the frenzy of a fan base whose ecstatic devotion to the band heralded an...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU COMEDY I

    Location: Blu-rays Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The breakfast club [DVD]

    The breakfast club2018

    Summary: When Saturday detention started at Shermer High School, they were simply the Jock, the Princess, the Brain, the Criminal and the Basket Case, but by that afternoon they had become closer than any of them could have imagined.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY BREAKFAST

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Young Mr. Lincoln [DVD]

    Young Mr. Lincoln2018

    Summary: Beginning in 1832, shows ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln, before he became known to his nation and the world. He moves from a Kentucky cabin to Springfield, Illinois, to begin his law practice.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC YOUNG

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The silence of the lambs [DVD]

    The silence of the lambs2018

    Summary: In this chilling adaptation of the best-selling novel by Thomas Harris, the astonishingly versatile director Jonathan Demme crafted a taut psychological thriller about an American obsession: serial...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SILENCE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Night of the living dead [DVD]

    Night of the living dead2018

    Summary: Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC NIGHT

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Certain women [Blu-ray]

    Certain women2017

    Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA CERTAIN

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Certain women [DVD]

    Certain women2017

    Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA CERTAIN

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Marseille trilogy [DVD].

    The Marseille trilogy .2017

    Summary: Gruff, sentimental Cesar owns a waterfront bar in the old port of Marseille, where his son, Marius, wipes down tables and dreams of a life at sea. The prosperous, middle-aged sailmaker Panisse,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA MARSEILLE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown [DVD]

    Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown2017

    Summary: While attempting to contact her ex-lover Ivan, actress Pepa Marcos is enmeshed in a series of unexpected meetings with and revelations involving Ivan, his mentally unbalanced ex-wife Lucía, his and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY WOMEN

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Barry Lyndon [DVD]

    Barry Lyndon2017

    Summary: Stanley Kubrick bent the conventions of the historical drama to his own will in this dazzling version of a pitiless aristocracy, adapted from a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. In picaresque...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC BARRY

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Alice in the cities [DVD]

    Alice in the cities2016

    Summary: A German journalist is driving across the United States to research an article; it's disappointing trip, during which he is unable to truly connect with what he sees. Things change, however, when he...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA ALICE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wrong move [DVD]

    Wrong move2016

    Summary: The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA WRONG

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Punch-drunk love [DVD]

    Punch-drunk love2016

    Summary: Struggling to cope with his erratic temper, novelty toilet plunger salesman Barry Egan spends his days collecting frequent-flyer-mile coupons and dodging the insults of his seven sisters. The promise...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY PUNCH-DRUNK

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Heart of a dog [DVD]

    Heart of a dog2016

    Summary: In this film essay, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson presents a monologue touching upon her relationship with her rat terrier Lolabelle, the death of her mother, the heightening of surveillance following 9/11, and other topics.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 702.81 HEA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Phoenix [DVD]

    Phoenix2016

    Summary: Set in a rubble-strewn Berlin in 1945, is like no other film about post-World War II Jewish identity. After surviving Auschwitz, a former cabaret performer, her face disfigured and reconstructed,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA PHOENIX

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bitter rice [DVD] = Riso amaro

    Bitter rice = Riso amaro2016

    Summary: During planting season in Northern Italy's Po Valley, an earthy rice-field worker falls in with a small-time criminal who is planning a daring heist of the crop, as well as his femme-fatale-ish...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BITTER

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A brighter summer day [DVD]

    A brighter summer day2016

    Summary: Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, the film is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender intimacy, this novelistic, patiently observed epic...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BRIGHTER

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The American friend [DVD] = Der Amerikanische Freund

    The American friend = Der Amerikanische Freund2016

    Summary: A young picture framer thinks that he has terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA AMERICAN

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roma (1972) [DVD]

    Roma (1972)2016

    Summary: Travelogue, memoir and outrageous cinematic spectacle converge in this kaleidoscopic valentine to the Eternal City, composed by one of its most iconic inhabitants. Leisurely one moment and breathless...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC ROMA

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Only angels have wings [Blu-ray]

    Only angels have wings2016

    Summary: A traveling entertainer gets more than she bargained for during a stopover in a South American port town. There she meets a handsome yet aloof daredevil pilot, who runs an airmail company, staring...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU CLASSIC ONLY

    Location: Blu-rays Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Short cuts [DVD]

    Short cuts2016

    Summary: While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SHORT

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Code unknown [Blu-ray]

    Code unknown2015

    Summary: Composed almost entirely of brilliantly shot, single-take vignettes focusing on characters connected to one seemingly minor incident on a Paris street, Haneke's film, with an outstanding...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA CODE

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mulholland Dr. [DVD]

    Mulholland Dr.2015

    Summary: Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA MULHOLLAND

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Breaker Morant [DVD]

    Breaker Morant2015

    Summary: Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Based on a play and true story.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BREAKER

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Hoop dreams [DVD]

    Hoop dreams2015

    Summary: Two ordinary inner-city Chicago kids dare to reach for the impossible -- professional basketball glory -- in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Filmed over a five-year period, the film follows...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 796.323 HOO

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Two days, one night [DVD] = Deux jours, une nuit

    Two days, one night = Deux jours, une nuit2015

    Summary: Sandra has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA TWO

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Battle of Algiers [DVD] = La bataille d' Alger

    The Battle of Algiers = La bataille d' Alger2013

    Summary: The film is considered one of the most influential political films in history, by Gillo Pontecorvo. Vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BATTLE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kiss me deadly [Blu-ray]

    Kiss me deadly2011

    Summary: Mike Hammer, a private detective in Los Angeles, gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs, and after almost being killed himself, Mike tries to solve the murder.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU CLASSIC KISS

    Location: Blu-rays Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • White material [DVD]

    White material2011

    Summary: In an unidentified French-speaking West African country, chaos reigns as civil war erupts. For the rebels, it's time to banish the "white material" -- white folk and the trappings of white life....  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA WHITE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The black stallion [DVD]

    The black stallion1999

    Summary: An adaptation of Walter Farley's classic children's novel, in which an American boy is rescued after a shipwreck off the coast of North Africa by a seemingly untamable wild horse. After surviving...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD FAMILY BLACK

    Location: DVDs Family

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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