April 6, 2014

Movies, TV and Documentaries

These new additions to our film collection are worth a look.
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Flashpoint: The Final Season

starring Amy Jo Johnson and Hugh Dillon

Lead negotiator, Sgt. Greg Parker, and his trusted team, Ed, Sam, and Jules face their darkest hour this season. A serial killer is on the run with a victim in tow, a deadly "smart" gun is stolen, and Ed is forced to kill a teenage girl in the line of duty. But it all comes down to the wire when a terrorist starts bombing the city's most populated buildings. In the epic conclusion, the SRU gives it everything they've got to save a city plunged into chaos.

Available as DVD

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Lost and Found

narrated by Jim Broadbent

Watch and listen to the story of a little boy who one day finds a penguin on his doorstep. Although at first he is unsure what to do, the boy becomes determined to help the penguin find his way back home, even if that means rowing all the way to the South Pole.

Available as DVD

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

starring Danny Kaye

See the original before the remake! This 1947 version is a new addition to the library's film collection. Based on James Thurber's classic short story about a mild mannered mouse of a man who dreams of situations in which he figures as a great hero. His constant daydreaming comes to an abrupt halt when he becomes the real life target of a gang of jewel thieves. It's a fantasy tale for the entire family.

Available as DVD

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Who Needs Affordable Housing in Greater Cincinnati?

presented by Affordable Housing Advocates

This video, narrated by Alicia B. Townsend, explores the myths and realities of affordable housing. It includes a "Discussion Guide" sheet to be utilized by teachers, housing advisers, urban planners, youth and community agencies, public housing departments, church groups and community councils.

Available as DVD

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