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The Man I Married

The Man I Married

The man I married / Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; screenplay by Oliver H.P. Garrett ; directed by Irving Pichel. by Bennett, Joan, 1910-1990,

An American girl falls in love and marries a German who is slowly being seduced by the Nazi Party. She must find a way to escape with their child before it's too late.

The Internet's Own Boy: the Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet's Own Boy: the Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet's own boy : the story of Aaron Swartz / Filmbuff and Participant Media present; a film by Brian Knappenerger; in association with Luminant Media and Unjustus Films. by Knappenberger, Brian,

Aaron Swartz was a programming prodigy who helped shape the digital landscape of today. He helped develop the internet protocol RSS and was a co-founder of Reddit. Chronicling his pioneering efforts crusading for open access and free speech and the resulting legal nightmare and tragedy that ensued, the documentary is a dynamic and moving portrait of a brilliant tech millionaire who renounced the values of Silicon Valley startup culture and used technology to tirelessly fight for social justice.

Brute Force

Brute Force

Brute force / Mark Hellinger Productions ; directed by Jules Dassin ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; screenplay by Richard Brooks. by Hellinger, Mark, 1903-1947,

Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains.

The Odyssey

The Odyssey

The Odyssey / Hallmark Entertainment in association with American Zoetrope ; produced by Dyson Lovell ; teleplay by Andrei Konchalovsky & Chris Solimine ; directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. by Lovell, Dyson.

Homer's classic epic poem about the hero, Odysseus, and his travels home after the infamous ten year battle of Troy, is brought to the screen. The gods seize the opportunity to make Odysseus and his crew the pawns in their games, forcing Odysseus to take unbelievable detours that add years to his journey home. These detours throw him into conflict with great mythological creatures like Circe, the Cyclops, and Poseidon, and ultimately bring him to Hades himself. Meanwhile, Odysseus' wife, Penelope, worries that her husband is dead and is forced to fight off suitors who want to claim his kingdom. Through all of this Odysseus must keep faith and fight to find his way back home, with only the aid of the goddess Athena.

Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester / Columbia Pictures presents a Laurence Mark production in association with Fountainbridge Films ; produced by Laurence Mark ; written by Mike Rich ; directed by Gus Van Sant. by Mark, Laurence,

Jamal Wallace is a talented young basketball player in New York City whose secret passion is writing. After an accidental meeting, Forrester, a reclusive novelist, becomes Jamal's unlikely mentor. Soon, both men learn lessons from each other about life and the importance of friendship.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents an Irving Allen/CCC/Avala Production ; screenplay by Clarke Reynolds and Beverley Cross ; producer, Irving Allen ; director, Henry Levin. by Allen, Irving, 1905-1987.

This is the story of Genghis Khan's rise from captive slave boy to daring guerrilla leader, to confidant and ally of the Emperor of China, to savior of the Empire against barbarian invaders.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

The Hunger games. Mockingjay, Part 2 / directed by Francis Lawrence ; screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong ; adaptation by Suzanne Collins ; produced by Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik ; executive producers, Suzanne Collins, Jan Foster, Joe Drake, Allison Shearmur ; a Lionsgate presentation ; a Color Force/Lionsgate production. by Lawrence, Francis,

Katniss realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival; they are for the future. With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends, including Gale, Finnick and Peeta, Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

The Hunger Games. Mockingjay, Part 1 / directed by Francis Lawrence ; screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong ; adaptation by Suzanne Collins ; produced by Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik ; executive producers, Suzanne Collins, Jan Foster, Joe Drake, Allison Shearmur ; a Lionsgate presentation ; a Color Force/Lionsgate production. by Lawrence, Francis,

Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived. She awakens from the cruel and haunting Quarter Quell deep inside the bunkered catacombs of District 13. Separated from some of her closest allies and fearing for their safety in the Capitol, Katniss finally agrees to be the Mockingjay, the symbolic leader of the rebellion. Still uncertain as to whom she can trust, Katniss must help 13 rise from the shadows, all the while knowing that President Snow has focused his hatred into a personal vendetta against her - and her loved ones.

Mystery Beneath the Ice

Mystery Beneath the Ice

Mystery beneath the ice / Dox Productions in association with Films à Cinq ; written and directed by David Sington ; producer, Heather Walsh. by Walsh, Heather, 1977-

Krill are tiny, shrimp-like creatures crucial to the Antarctic ecosystem and, maybe, to the future of all oceans. Join the research ship Polarstern in the vast Antarctic ice pack in search of ice caves and juvenile krill.

Alaska: Big America

Alaska: Big America

Alaska [videorecording] : big America / produced by Moore Huntley Productions for History Television Network Productions ; produced and directed by David Moore Huntley, David Lyons ; written by David Moore Huntley. by Huntley, David Moore.

9 segments covering major events in Alaskan history: Vitus Bering Expedition; Henry Tureman Allen's Alaska Exploratory Expedition of 1885, which traversed and mapped a significant portion of the interior of Alaska including the Copper, Tanana, and Koyukuk rivers; the Chilkoot Trail and the Klondike Gold Rush; Nome and the 1925 diphtheria serum dogsled run; the Alaska Highway; the Aleutians Campaign in World War II; Good Friday Alaska earthquake of 1964; Trans-Alaska Pipeline; bush pilots and aviation in Alaska.