Week of November 20, 2017
Check out our latest DVDs! As always, we have new releases, old classics, independent films, and cult classics. Stop by the Reading Public Library to pick up your copy today, or contact the Research & Reader Services Desk to place a hold.
- The Nile Hilton incident
Cairo, 2011, just weeks before the revolution. Police Detective Noredin, working in the infamous Kasr el-Nil Police Station, is handed the case of a murdered singer. He soon realizes that the investigation concerns the very power elite, close to the president’s inner circle.
- Atomic blonde
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin in the midst of the Cold War to investigate the murder of her fellow agent.
- Billions. Season one.
Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby ‘Axe’ Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power, and influence to outmaneuver the other.
- Billions. Season two
U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king, Bobby Axe Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.
- Doctor Who. Part two
The Doctor and his companions Bill and Nardole travel around the universe and through time to battle evil aliens.
- 13 minutes
During Hitler’s anniversary speech on November 8, 1939, a man is arrested on the Swiss border for possession of suspicious objects. Just minutes later, a bomb explodes in the Munich Burgerbraukeller, immediately behind the Fuhrer’s lectern, killing eight people. The man is Georg Elser, a carpenter from Konigsbronn in the Swabia region. The story of a man who nearly changed the world.
- Ingrid goes west
Matt Spicer’s social media satire is a bonbon spiked with wit and malice. Plaza and Olsen, both toxic perfection, show us a nightmare world of Insta-obsessives that’s all too recognizable as our own.
Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Claiming no owners, these animals live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame, and they bring joy and purpose to those people they choose to adopt. In Istanbul, cats are the mirrors to the people, allowing them to reflect on their lives in ways nothing else could.
- The last face
A passionate and poignant story of two lovers brought together and brutally torn apart by violent conflict in a war-torn country.
- Vera. Set 7
Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope and her assistant Detective Sergeant Aiden Healy work to solve four more perplexing cases, set in rural Northumberland.
- The Vietnam war : a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.
- Whose Streets?
Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, with an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions, and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy.
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