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A Jerusalem tale
Ma'ale School of Film, Television & the Arts, Jerusalem ; director: Tehila Kaiser Wiesenberg
Jerusalem : Ma'ale School of Film, Television & the Arts, [2009?]
Jones Media DVD 20370

A little bit different
Ma'ale School of Film, Television & the Arts, Jerusalem ; director: Rachel Scheinfeld-Gadot
Jerusalem : Ma'ale School of Film, Television & the Arts, 2010
Jones Media DVD 20369

Shestoĭ
T︠S︡entralʹnai︠a︡ kinostudii︠a︡ detskikh i i︠u︡nosheskikh filʹmov imeni M. Gorʹkogo ; avtor st︠s︡enarii︠a︡, Ramiz Fataliev ; rezhisser, Samvel Gasparov
[Moskva] : Ruscico, ©2004
After the Russian civil war, an elusive band of White guards is hiding in the mountains, raiding Soviet institutions and killing the representatives of local government. Five chiefs of police have already been killed. But the sixth is shrewder than his predecessors.
Jones Media DVD 20366

Sëstry
Kinokompanii︠a︡ "STV" ; v filʹme Sergei︠a︡ Bodrova ; st︠s︡enariĭ, Gulʹshad Omarova, Sergeĭ Bodrov st., Sergeĭ Bodrov ; prodi︠u︡ser, Sergeĭ Selʹi︠a︡nov
[Moskva] : STV, ©2001
The sisters are, in fact, half-sisters: 13-year-old Sveta and 8-year-old Dina, whose father is a mid-ranking gangster in the Russian Mafia. He is released from prison after serving time for a robbery, but finds that his colleagues on the outside suspect him of stashing away some of his crime's ill-gotten gains. To ensure his cooperation they plan to kidnap his children, but the resourceful, independent girls escape and hide out in the countryside. The squabbling sisters temporarily put aside their differences as they try to stay one step ahead of their would-be captors.
Jones Media DVD 20367

Torpedonost︠s︡y
Lenfilʹm ; rezhisser, Semen Aranovich ; st︠s︡enariĭ, Svetlana Karmalita
Russia : Ruscico, 2000
The film is based on some of Iurii German's war stories about a unit of Soviet torpedo-plane pilots and their battles against the superior Nazi military.
Jones Media DVD 20368

Drug addiction in America : a 21st century agenda for science, policy and innovation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Innovators Awards Program at the Johns Hopkins University Schol of Medicine presents
[Baltimore] : Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, [2003]
A panel discussion with medical experts on substance abuse and addiction in the United States.
Jones Media Video tape 6617

Udzinarta mze
avtor st︠s︡enarii︠a︡, rezhisser, kompozitor, Teĭmuraz Babluani
[Moskva] : Ruscico, [1999]
A doctor conducts risky experiements in order to develop a vaccine against cancer.
Jones Media DVD 20365

Shkolʹnyĭ valʹs
T︠S︡entralʹnai︠a︡ kinostudii︠a︡ detskikh i i︠u︡nosheskikh filʹmov imeni M. Gorʹkogo ; st︠s︡enariĭ Anny Rodionovoĭ ; postanovka Pavla Li︠u︡bimova
[Moskva] : RUSCICO, ©2006
A young man affraid to become a father at such young age marries a different girl, a classmate who's madly in love with him. Very soon both realise that this marriage never ment to work, and they both made a mistake.
Jones Media DVD 20364

Close to home : Moyers on addiction
a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET New York
New York, N.Y. : Public Affairs Television, ©1998
[tape 1] Portrait of addiction (57 min.) ; The hijacked brain (57 min.) -- [tape 2] Changing lives (81 min.) -- [tape 3] The next generation (57 min.) ;The politics of addiction (57 min.).

Bill Moyers explores the issues of drug and alcohol addiction. Each program looks at different aspects of addiction and recovery, with shared experiences of addicts and those helping them toward recovery.
Jones Media Video tape 6616

The Kennedy assassination : 22 November 1963
NBC News
[United States] : Mad Phat, 2002
Part 1. Coverage starts about 20 minutes after President Kennedy was shot (119 min.) -- Part 2. Coverage starts about 2 hours and 20 minutes after President Kennedy was shot (125 min.).

Presents NBC-TV network live coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy beginning with reports of shots being fired and continuing through the first hours following the shooting in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963.
Jones Media Video tape 6615

Temnyĭ mir
T︠S︡entral Partnership ; Kinokompanii︠a︡ Shaman Pikchers ; rezhisser, Anton Megerdichev ; prodi︠u︡sery, Aram Movsesi︠a︡n, Sergeĭ Danieli︠a︡n
Russia : T︠S︡entral Partnership, [2010]
"In Russia, the mystic student of linguistic Marina Leonova is in love with her boyfriend Artur. However, he blows her off and dates their schoolmate Vika. When their class travels to the countryside with their Professor Sergey Rudolfovich to research mystic spots, they meet a weird old lady in the forest"--from imdb.com.
Jones Media DVD 20363

Sudʹba rezidenta = Secret agent's destiny
T︠S︡entralʹnai︠a︡ kinostudii︠a︡ detskikh i i︠u︡nosheskikh filʹmov imeni M. Gorʹkogo ; st︠s︡enariĭ, Vladimir Vostokov, Oleg Shmelev
Moskva : RUSCICO, 2005
pt. 1. With cards on the table -- pt. 2. Western trail.

Two-part feature about Soviet counterintelligence.
Jones Media DVD 20362

Tear of the prince of darkness
Tallinnfilm Studio ; director, Marek Piestrak
Moscow : Russian Cinema Council, 2007
According to a legend, this ring belonged to the Prince of Darkness. Now everybody tries to get it, from common bandits to the highest officials of NKVD.
Jones Media DVD 20361

S Novym godom, papa! : romanticheskai︠a︡ komedii︠a︡= Happy new year, daddy!
avtory st︠s︡enarii︠a︡, Olʹga Perunovskai︠a︡, I︠U︡riĭ Patrenin, Vadim Golovanov ; rezhisser-postanovshchik, Olʹga Perunovskai︠a︡ ; prodi︠u︡ser, Mikhail Moskalev
Moskva : SP Didzhital, ©2004
Jones Media DVD 20360

Samara-gorodok = The sweet town of Samara
T︠S︡entral Partnership ; st︠s︡enariĭ, Alena Zvant︠s︡ova, Dmitriĭ Konstantinov ; prodi︠u︡sery Ruben Dishdishi︠a︡n, Sergeĭ Danieli︠a︡n, I︠U︡riĭ Moroz ; rezhisser-postanovshchik Pavel Snisarenko
Moskva : DVD Russ, ©2005
Jones Media DVD 20359

Khrustalëv, mashinu!
Lenfilʹm ; st︠︡senarii, Svetlana Karmalita, Alekseĭ German ; rezhisser-postanovshchik, Alekseĭ German
S.L. : JRC video, 2005
Jones Media DVD 20358

Selʹskai︠a︡ uchitelʹnit︠s︡a
Soi︠u︡zdetfilʹm ; st︠s︡enariĭ M. Smirnovoĭ ; postanovka Marka Donskogo
[Moscow] : RUSCICO, ©2004
Follows the career of a teacher in a village in Siberia, from its beginnings in Tsarist times through to its illustrious conclusion under the Soviets.
Jones Media DVD 20356

Sportloto-82
Mosfilʹm ; avtory st︠s︡enarii︠a︡: Vladlen Bakhnov, Leonid Gaĭdaĭ ; rezhisser-postanovshchik, Leonid Gaĭdaĭ
Moskva : Distributed by Close-Up International, 2008
A comedy about a lost winning lottery ticket, as everyone is in a chase to find it first hand.
Jones Media DVD 20355

Chaĭkovskiĭ
Mosfilʹm
[Russia] : RUSCICO, 2000
Drama based on the life of composer Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Jones Media DVD 20354

Formula li︠u︡bvi = Formula of love
Mosfilʹm ; avtor st︠s︡enarii︠a︡ Grigoriĭ Gorin ; rezhisser-postanovshchik, Mark Zakharov
Moskva : Kinovideoobʺedinenie "Krupnyĭ plan", 2008
"A young aristocrat, Aleksei Fedyashev, is languishing in his family's country estate, spending his days reading poetry and confessing his love... to a statue. Upon hearing that famous Count Cagliostro is touring Russia and has created quite a buzz in high society with his "magic", he decides to ask the Count to bring the statue to life"--IMDb
Jones Media DVD 20353

S li︠u︡bovʹi︠u︡, Lili︠a︡ = From Lilya with love
Cinema Support Foundation ; Sluzhby Kinematografii Ministerstva Kulʹtury Rossiĭskoĭ Federat︠s︡ii ; filʹm Larisy Sadilovoĭ ; avtor st︠s︡enarii︠a︡ Larisa Sadilova pri uchastii Gennadii︠a︡ Sidorova
[Place of publication not identified] : Central Partnership, 2003
Lilja, a naïve and solitary young lady 35 years old, lives in a provincial town in Russia with her elderly father, and works in a poultry abattoir. In spite of her charm, she has no man in her life. One day, when a famous pianist gives a concert in the town, Lilja immediately falls for him and seeks to seduce him. But, of course, things don't go quite as she hopes.
Jones Media DVD 20352

Alexander Blok
a Poseidon Films and Gosteleradio co-production for Channel Four ; producer, Roman Petrovsky ; executive producer, Frixos Constantine ; director, T. Iovela ; writer, E. Rodinonva
West Long Branch, NJ : Distributed by Kultur International Films, [2006]
Opening -- Early years -- Interest in the theater -- Life in St. Petersburg -- Artists, poets, and actors -- World War I -- Twelve -- Death of Blok.

After Pushkin, Alexander Blok is one of the most gifted lyrical poets produced by Russia. Poetical inspiration came to him naturally, often producing unforgettable, otherworldly images out of the most banal surroundings and trivial events. As both poet and dramatist, Blok is widely acknowledged as the greatest of the Russian Symbolists. In the 1910s, Blok was almost universally admired by literary colleagues, and his influence on younger poets was virtually unsurpassed.
Jones Media DVD 20349

Mamma mia!
Universal Pictures presents ; in association with Relativity Media ; a Playtone/Littlestar production ; produced by Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman ; screenplay by Catherine Johnson ; directed by Phyllida Lloyd
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ©2008
Special features: disc 1. Anamorphic widescreen -- Deleted musical number: "The name of the game" -- Feature commentary with director Phyllida Lloyd -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 ; French Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish. disc 2. The making of "Mamma Mia! : the movie" -- Anatomy of a musical number: "Lay all your love on me" -- Becoming a singer -- Behind the scenes with Amanda -- On location in Greece -- A look inside "Mamma Mia : the movie" -- "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" music video -- Bjorn Ulvaeus cameo -- Deleted scenes and outtakes -- Language: English Dolby digital 2.0 -- Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish.

20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father.
Jones Media DVD 20350

Richard Wright's Almos' a man
a production of Learning in Focus ; produced by Dan McCann ; teleplay by Leslie Lee ; directed by Stan Lathan
[United States] : Distributed by Monterey Media Inc., ©2004
Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity.
Jones Media DVD 20345

Heartland
Wilderness Women Productions and Filmhaus present ; written by Beth Ferris ; produced by Michael Hausman and Beth Ferris ; directed by Richard Pearce
"In 1910 Elinore Randall, a widow, and her seven-year-old daughter travel by train to face two great unknowns-- a strange land and life with a man they have never met. Elinore has contracted by mail to keep house for Clyde Stewart, a rancher living in the remote frontier near Burntfork, Wyoming. Captivated by the vast landscape, Elinore acts quickly on her secret passion: to homestead a piece of land of her own. But fulfilling her year's contract with Clyde may be as challenging as the oncoming winter-- a winter of devastating blizzards, famine and isolation."--Container.
Jones Media DVD 20346

Remember the Titans
Walt Disney Pictures presents in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Films ; a Technical Black production ; a Boaz Yakin film ; produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Chad Oman ; written by Gregory Allen Howard ; directed by Boaz Yakin
Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2006]
A drama of forced high school integration in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. After leading his team to fifteen winning seasons, white football coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by African-American Herman Boone, tough, opinionated and as different from Yoast as could be. The two men overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions. A rousing celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction and mistrust comes together in triumphant harmony.
Jones Media DVD 20348

American gangster
Universal Pictures and Image Entertainment present in association with Relativity Media, a Brian Grazer production in association with Scott Free Productions, a Ridley Scott film ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ridley Scott ; written by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Ridley Scott
Universal City, CA : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2009]
Extended version (177 min.) -- Theatrical version (158 min.).

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in Harlem. He does so by buying heroin directly from a source in South East Asia. He comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. Richie Roberts is a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Based on a true story.
Jones Media DVD 20347

二つ目の窓 / Pony Canyon ; Asmik Ace, Arte France ; production, WOWOW, Comme des cinémas ; un film de Naomi Kawase ; 製作, WOWOW, アスミックエース, ポニーキャニオン ; 脚本, 河瀬直美 ; 監督, 河瀬直美
[London, United Kingdom] : Soda Pictures [Distributor], [2015?]
"On the subtropical Japanese island of Amami, traditions about nature remain eternal. During the full-moon night of traditional dances in August, 16-year-old Kaito discovers a dead body floating in the sea. His girlfriend Kyoko will attempt to help him understand this mysterious discovery. Together, Kaito and Kyoko will learn to become adults by experiencing the interwoven cycles of life, death and love"--Cannes Film Festival.
Jones Media DVD 20343

Black America since MLK : and still I rise
McGee Media, Inkwell Films & Kunhardt Films ; producers, Talleah Bridges McMahon and Leah Williams ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Talleah Bridges McMahon, Sabin Streeter and Leah Williams
[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2016]
Disc 1. Out of the shadows ; Move on up -- disc 2. Keep your head up ; Touch the sky.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Joined by leading scholars, celebrities, and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Gates travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America, and our nation as a whole.

そして父になる / Gaga ; 監督, 脚本, 是枝裕和 = Like father, like son / distributed by Gaga; presented by Fuji Television Network, Inc., Amuse Inc., Gaga Corporation ; producers, Matsuzaki Kaoru, Taguchi Hijiri ; written, edited and directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu
New York, NY : IFC Films, [2014]
Affluent architect Ryota and his wife Midori face a terrible dilemma when they learn that their six-year-old son, Keita, was accidentally switched at birth and is not their biological child. In the wake of this revelation, Ryota's sense of fatherhood is shaken to the core as he witnesses both his wife's enduring devotion to Keita and his own conflicting feelings of nature versus nurture. Now his decision on which boy is truly his son will change the family's lives forever.
Jones Media DVD 20342

天國的戀火 = Kiss in heaven / 松竹 ; 原作 松久淳, 田中涉 ; 監督 筱原哲雄 ; 脚本 狗飼恭子, 篠原哲雄
Taibei : Ri zun ying shi gu fen you xian gong si, [2006]
In this film, two stories are being told at once in two place, heaven and earth. This fanciful film includes magical fireworks and travels between heaven (which looks much like earth) and earth. The two main characters are pianists.
Jones Media DVD 20341

私の男 / Nikkatsu ; 原作, 桜庭一樹 ; 脚本, 宇治田隆史 ; 監督, 熊切和嘉
[Hong Kong] : Edko Films, [2015]
After a devastating natural disaster kills young Hana's family, distant relative Jungo (Tadanobu Asano) arrives in town and takes her in. As Hana grows into a perky teenager, their relationship grows into something far more physical. Hana (Fumi Nikaido) has become irrevocably attached to her adopted father, and she is determined to keep him by her side at all costs. Based on a novel by Sakuraba Kazuki, Kumakiri Kazuysohi's provocative Lolita-esque drama is a disturbing, gripping portrait of forbidden love that refuses to make a moral judgment on its taboo subject matter.
Jones Media DVD 20340

Hostage : the Bachar tapes
a project by Souheil Bachar ; produced by Walid Raád ; Atlas Group in collaboration with C-Hundred Film Corp
Chicago, Ill. : Video Data Bank, 2001
"An experimental documentary about the 'Western hostage crisis.' The crisis refers to the abduction and detention in Lebanon in the 80s and early 90s of western men like Terry Anderson and Terry Waite ... The 'Western hostage crisis' is examined through the testimony of Souheil Bachar ... [who] was held hostage in Lebanon between 1982 and 1993 ... Bachar addresses cultural, textual, and sexual aspects of his detention with the Americans"--Publisher info.
Jones Media DVD 20339

The dead weight of a quarrel hangs : a three part project
by Walid Raad ; Lupi, Inc
Chicago, IL : Video Data Bank, [2004?]
[1] Missing Lebanese wars (in three parts) -- [2] Secrets in the open sea -- [3] Miraculous beginnings (in two parts).

Investigates the possibilities and limits of writing a history of the Lebanese wars (1975-1991), documenting not what happened but what can be imagined, what can be said, what can be taken for granted, what can appear as rational, sayable, and thinkable about the wars. Raad incorporates slides, notebook pages, and videotape excerpts as historical artifacts attributed to imaginary sources.
Jones Media DVD 20338

The sea of trees
an A24 release ; Bloom presents ; a Gil Netter/Waypoint Entertainment production ; a Gus Van Sant film ; poduced by Gil Netter, Ken Kao, Kevin Halloran, F. Gary Gray E. Brian Dobbins, Allen Fischer, Chris Sparling ; written by Chris Sparling ; directed by Gus Van Sant
[United States] : Lionsgate, [2016]
Powerful story of love and redemption of an American professor, Arthur, who travels to Japan. He embarks on a spiritual and life-changing journey with Takumi, whom he found lost near the base of Mount Fuji. Takumi had gotten lost after attempting to commit suicide, now they fight for their survival while they are on their journey of reflection. Arthur's will to live reconnects him to his love for his wife.
Jones Media DVD 20337

Spa night
a Nonetheless, Extraordinary Renditions and First Birthday production ; written and directed by Andrew Ahn ; produced by David Ariniello, Giulia Caruso, Ki Jin Kim, Kelly Thomas
Culver City, CA : Strand Releasing Home Video, [2016]
Los Angeles' Korean spas serve as meeting place and bridge between past and future for generations of immigrant families; Spa Night explores one Korean-American family's dreams and realities as each struggles with the overlap of personal desire, disillusionment and sense of tradition.
Jones Media DVD 20336

The fits
La Biennale di Venezia presents, with Mongrel Media, in collaboration with Yes, Ma'am!, a film by Anna Rose Holmer ; written, produced & directed by Anna Rose Holmer ; story by Anna Rose Holmer, Saela Davis & Lisa Kjerulff ; produced by Lisa Kjerulff
[New York, N.Y.] : Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2016]
Eleven-year-old tomboy Toni is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gymnasium where she boxes with her brother. Enamored by the power and confidence of the strong community of girls, Toni neglects her boxing, and instead eagerly absorbs the dance routines and drills. But when a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni's desire for acceptance is challenged.
Jones Media DVD 20335

駆込み女と駆出し男 = Kakekomi / Bandai Visual ; 松竹 ; 制作プロダクション, 松竹撮影所 ; 原案, 井上ひさし ; 企画, 井上麻矢, 石井美保子, 田辺昌一 ; 製作総指揮, 大角正 ; プロデューサー, 榎望, 升本由喜子, 住田節子 ; 編集, 原田遊人 ; 監督。脚本, 原田眞人
[Tokyo] : hatsubaimoto, Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Gaisha, [2015]
In the late Edo period, Shinjiro, a novice physician and novelist wannabe, stays at a tavern near Tokeiji, an official Buddhist temple for divorce mediation, and helps the tavern owner to support for women in various circumstances who want to divorce at Tokeiji.
Jones Media DVD 20334

恋空 = Sky of love / 監督, 今井夏木 ; プロデューサー, 森川真行, 那須田淳 ; 脚本, 渡邊睦月
Kuala Lampur : PMP Entertainment, [2007]
An unlikely pair of high school students fall in love. When the boy's ex-girlfriend has three boys rape the new girlfriend it brings them even closer together and the girl gets pregnant. When she miscarriages the boy wants to break up for no apparent reason.
Jones Media DVD 20333

いま, 会いにゆきます / 製作東宝映画, TBS Pictures ; 監督 土井裕泰 ; 脚本 岡田惠和
Thailand : AVE Audio and Video Entertainment, [2005?]
A wife who passed away one year ago reappears suddenly in front of her husband and 6-year-old son at the beginning of the rainy season. Although she has no memory of their past, her husband and son accept her and they start to live together again. The husband recounts the story of their past love to her and they fall in love again, while the son enjoys a new life with his mother. However, she is destined to leave her beloved husband and son six week later at the end of the rainy seaon.
Jones Media DVD 20332

I wish
Magnolia Pictures presents ; a Shirogumi Inc. production ; produced by Koike Kentaro, Taguchi Hijiri ; director/writer, Kore-Eda Hirokazi ; scripter Izuka Miho
Los Angeles, Calif. : Distributed by Magnolia Home Video, 2011
12-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, begins to believe that the new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed.
Jones Media DVD 20331

絵の中のぼくの村 = Village of dreams / 原作田島征三 ; 脚本東陽一, 中島丈博 ; 製作山上徹二郎, 庄幸司郎 ; 監督東陽一
New York, N.Y. : Milestone Film & Video, 1998
A nostalgic tale of twin boys' daily life in a small village of Japan in 1940's. Based on the account of popular children's book artist, Seizo Tajima and his twin borther Yukihiko Tajima, who is also an artist.
Jones Media DVD 20329

The Hollars
a Sony Pictures Classics release ; a Sycamore Pictures/Sunday Night production ; in association with Groundswell Productions ; produced by John Krasinski and three others ; written by Jim Strouse ; directed by John Krasinski
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
John Hollar, a struggling NYC artist is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother's illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York.
Jones Media DVD 20325

Hell or high water
CBS Films, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Oddlot Entertainment present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Film 44, LBI Entertainment, Oddlot Entertainment production ; director, David Mackenzie ; writer, Taylor Sheridan ; producers, Sidney Kimmel and three others
[Los Angeles, California] : CBS Films Inc
A divorced West Texas dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate money making scheme in order to save their family's farm from foreclosure.
Jones Media DVD 20326

Sully
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; in association with Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Malpaso production ; in association with RatPac-Dune Entertainment ; a Flashlight Films production ; a Kennedy/Marshall Company production ; written by Todd Komarnicki ; produced by Frank Marshall, Allyn Stewart, Tim Moore ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood
[Burbank, CA] : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., [2016]
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Extras.

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed "Sully" glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.
Jones Media DVD 20327

Umimachi diary
producers Matsuzaki Kaoru, Taguchi Hijiri ; written, edited and directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Classics, [2016]
Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, live together in the city of Kamakura, Japan. When their father, absent from the family home for the last fifteen years, dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy, teenage half sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings.
Jones Media DVD 20328

A real young girl
written and directed by Catherine Breillat
New York : Wellspring Media, [2002]
Alice Bonnard, a fourteen-year-old French girl, tries to come to terms with her growing sexuality.
Jones Media DVD 20324

Lo and behold : reveries of the connected world
a film by Werner Herzog ; Magnolia Pictures and Netscout present a Saville Production film in association with Pereira & O'Dell Entertainment ; Skellig Rock ; produced by Rupert Maconick, Werner Herzog ; written and directed by Werner Herzog
Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2016]
Documentarian Werner Herzog chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches, exploring the digital landscape with the same curiosity and imagination he previously trained on earthly destinations. Herzog leads viewers on a journey through a series of provocative conversations that reveal the ways in which the online world has transformed how virtually everything in the real world works - from business to education, space travel to healthcare, and the very heart of how we conduct our personal relationships.
Jones Media DVD 20323

The birth of a nation
directed by Nate Parker ; screenplay by Nate Parker ; produced by Nate Parker, Kevin Turen, Jason Michael Berman, Aaron L. Gilbert, Preston L. Holmes ; a Fox Searchlight Pictures presentation ; a Bron Studios, Phantom Four, Mandalay Pictures, Tiny Giant Productions production ; a film by Nate Parker
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Jones Media DVD 20322

Leon Hirszman 04 : a falecida, Nelson Cavaquinho, partido alto
edição de textos, Carlos Augusto Calil, Maria Hirszman, Reinald Cardenuto
[Brazil] : Videofilmes, [2004?]
Jones Media DVD 20319

베테랑 = Veteran / 제작, 외유내강 ; 각본, 감독, 류 승완
[Sŏul] : At'ŭ Sŏbisŭ, 2016
"Detective Seo Do-cheol is tough and merciless when it comes to crime. But while investigating a high-profile case, Seo finds out that arrogant young millionaire Jo Tae-oh the third-generation heir to powerful conglomerate Sinjin Group is pulling some strings behind the scenes. However, no matter how rigorously Seo's team pursues him, Jo always escapes with the help of his wealth and connections."--Wikipedia.
Jones Media DVD 20318

Fall seven times, get up eight : the Japanese war brides
film by Lucy Craft, Karen Kasmauski and Kathryn Tolbert ; producer, Megumi Nishikura ; Blue Chalk Media, War Bride Daughters LLC
[New York, N.Y.] : TWN, Third World Newsreel, [2015]
Atsuko Craft, Emiko Kasmauski, and Hiroko Tolbert were among tens of thousands of Japanese women who married their former enemies after World War II. They landed in 1950s America knowing no one, speaking little English, and often moving in with stunned in-laws. In honest conversations with their daughters, they reveal the largely untold story of the Japanese war brides.
Jones Media DVD 20317

Under the sun
directed by Vitaly Mansky ; producer, Natalya Manskaya ; Vertov Studio, Saxonia Entertainment, Hypermarket Film, Czech Television, Mitteldeutscher rundfunk
[Brooklyn, NY] : Icarus Films Home Video, [2016]
Zin-mi -- Scoundrels -- Kimchi -- Union -- Jobs -- Obedience -- Spectacle -- Artifice.

"A rare, jaw-dropping glimpse of everyday life in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang: Zin-Mi is an adorable 8-year-old girl, who, as she prepares to join the prestigious Children's Union, participates in colorful, joyous patriotic school pageants, eats delicious evening meals at her family's well-appointed apartment, and is doted on by her attractive parents who work in model factories that regularly exceed their production targets. Sounds too good to be true? Of course it is." -- Container.
Jones Media DVD 20314

Fathers & daughters
Voltage Pictures presents ; a Voltage Films and Busted Shark production ; a Gabriele Muccino film ; produced by Nicolas Charlier, Sherryl Clark, Craig J. Flores ; written by Brad Desch ; directed by Gabriele Muccino
Santa Monica, CA : Vertical Entertainment, [2016]
A Pulitzer winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forget connections of her own.
Jones Media DVD 20315

Bridget Jones's baby
Universal Pictures and StudioCanal and Miramax present ; in association with Perfect World Pictures ; a Working Title production ; screenplay by Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer, Emma Thompson ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward ; directed by Sharon Maguire
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
Bridget is forty-something and single again after breaking up with Mark Darcy. She decides to focus on her job and surround herself with old friends and some new ones. But her love life takes a turn when she meets a dashing American named Jack. In an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant but she can only be fifty percent sure of the father's identity.
Jones Media DVD 20316

Other people
a Park Pictures production ; a Gettin' Rad production ; written and directed by Chris Kelly ; produced by Adam Scott, Naomi Scott, Sam Bisbee
New Almaden, CA : Wolfe Video, [2016]
A struggling gay comedy writer in New York City, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worse year of his life, returns home to Sacramento to care for his dying mother in this affecting family drama from "Saturday Night Live" writer Chris Kelly.
Jones Media DVD 20313

Neon Bull
Imovision ; Memento FIlms ; uma producao Brasil, Uruguai, Holanda ; produzido por Desvia ; en coprodução com Malbicho Cine, Viking Film, Canal Brasil ; direção & roteira, Gabriel Mascaro ; produzido por Rachel Ellis
New York, New York : Kino Lorber [2016]
This film takes place within the world of the vaquejada, a traditional exhibition sport in which cowboys try to pull bulls to the ground by their tails. Neon Bull explores the vaquejada through the eyes of Iremar, a handsome cowboy who works the events. While he's not afraid to get his hands dirty, Iremar's real dream is to design exotic outfits for dancers.
Jones Media DVD 20312

What women want
Paramount Pictures and Icon Productions present ; an Icon/Wind Dancer production ; story by Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa and Diane Drake ; screenplay by Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa ; produced and directed by Nancy Meyers
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2001]
A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking.
Jones Media DVD 20311

Southside with you
Miramax/Roadside Attractions and IM Global present, in association with Fermion Films and Get Lifted Film Co., a film by Richard Tanne ; produced by Robert Teitel, Tika Sumpter, Richard Tanne ; written and directed by Richard Tanne
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
Chronicles the summer afternoon in 1989 when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed the future First Lady, Michelle Robinson, on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
Jones Media DVD 20310

Little men
Magnolia Pictures, Race Point Films, Faliro House and Charlie Guidance Productions present ; a Buffalo 8 production ; produced by Lucas Joaquin, Ira Sachs, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Jim Landé, L.A. Teodosio ; directed by Ira Sachs ; co-written by Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias
Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2016]
A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease.
Jones Media DVD 20309

Desde allá = From afar
a Factor RH & Malandro Films production in co-production with Lucia Films ; produced by Rodolfo Cova, Guillermo Arriaga, Michel Franco, Lorenzo Vigas ; written and directed by Lorenzo Vigas
[Culver City, California] : Strand Releasing, [2016]
"Wealthy, middle-aged Armando lures young men to his home with money. He doesn't want to touch, only watch from a strict distance. Armando's first encounter with street thug Elder is violent, but this doesn't discourage the lonely man's fascination with the tough handsome teenager. Financial interest keeps Elder visiting him regularly and an unexpected intimacy emerges. However, Armando's haunted past looms large, and Elder commits the ultimate act of affection on Armando's behalf"--Container.
Jones Media DVD 20308

Swiss army man
Tadmor, Astrakan Film AB present ; a Cold Iron Pictures, Blackbird Films production ; in association with Company 3 & Method Studios ; a film by Daniels ; written & directed by Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan ; produced by Lawrence Inglee, Jonathan Wang and 4 others
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
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 named 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.
Jones Media DVD 20307

Morris from America
an A24 release ; a Lichtblick Media production ; in co-production with Beachside and Indi Film ; in co-production with Südwestrundfunk ; produced by Martin Heisler, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, Gabriele Simon ; written and directed by Chad Hartigan
Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2016]
A coming of age comedy with a unique spin. Morris, a 13-year-old has just relocated with his single father, Curtis, to Germany. Morris, who fancies himself the next Notorious B.I.G., is a complete fish out of water in this new country. He's a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. To complicate matters further, Morris quickly falls for his classmate, Katrin. Morris sets out against all odds to take the hip-hop world by storm and win the girl of his dreams.
Jones Media DVD 20306

Front cover
Strand Releasing and Newvoice Production, Inc. ; produced by Kaer Vanice ; written, produced & directed by Ray Yeung
Culver City, CA : Strand Releasing, [2016]
Ryan is a handsome fashion stylist living in New York City who rejects his traditional Asian upbringing in favor of enjoying his life as an openly gay man. However that all changes when Ryan is assigned to style Ning, a famous Chinese actor, for an important photo shoot for his firm.
Jones Media DVD 20305

Time to choose : climate change for good
Ro*Co Films Educational and Abramorama presents a Representational Pictures and Tom Dinwoodie film a Charles Freguson film ; producer, Audrey Marrs ; executive producers, Tom Dimwoodie, Jeff Horrowitz ; written and directed by Charles Ferguson
[Sausalito, California] : Ro*Co Films Educational, [2016]
Climate change is the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced - and it is also our greatest opportunity. We have the solutions we need, but we are in a race against the clock to implement them in time. Oscar-winning documentary director Charles Ferguson captures the urgency and innovation of this critical moment in his new film, TIME TO CHOOSE which takes audiences on a journey from the threats we face to the remarkable stories of people changing our world for the better. TIME TO CHOOSE also delivers a clear message to audiences: we can take action to stop this global threat. It is the first major film to offer compelling stories of the innovators, leaders and average people fighting on the front lines for a cleaner, more sustainable world-Movie website. Ferguson explores the comprehensive scope of the climate change crisis and examines the power of solutions already available. Through interviews with world-renowned entrepreneurs, innovators, thought leaders and brave individuals living on the front lines of climate change, Ferguson takes an In-depth look at the remarkable people working to save our planet.
Jones Media DVD 20303

16 for '16 : the contenders
a presentation of Ozy Media ; director, Jamila Paksima ; producers, Ben Kalina, Evelyn Maturana, Rayner Ramirez, Maria Roach, Lisa Semel
Arlington, VA : PBS, [2016]
Every four years, bold men and women declare themselves the MVP uniquely deserving of America's highest office. Among the many contenders, there can only be one winner. This documentary series presented by OZY Media examines 16 of the most unforgettable candidates from the past 50 years of election history and demonstrates how previous elections still influence the American political landscape today.
Jones Media DVD 20302

Florence Foster Jenkins
Paramount Pictures, Pathé and BBC Films present ; with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ ; a Qwerty Films production ; a Stephen Frears film ; directed by Stephen Frears ; written by Nicholas Martin ; produced by Michael Kuhn, Tracey Seaward
Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2016]
A New York socialite dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance is a rousing success.
Jones Media DVD 20301

Into the forest
an A24 release ; Elevation Pictures presents; a Bron Studios and Rhombus Media production ; produced by Niv Fichman, Aaron L. Gilbert, Ellen Page ; written and directed by Patricia Rozema
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate Entertainment, [2016]
After a worldwide power outage, two sisters must work together in order to survive in their increasingly treacherous new world while fighting intruders, disease, loneliness, and starvation.
Jones Media DVD 20300

Don't think twice
The Film Arcade presents a Cold Iron Pictures production in association with Secret Public Productions ; producers, Ira Glass, Miranda Bailey, Amanda Marshall, Mike Birbiglia ; written and directed by Mike Birbiglia
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2016]
For eleven years, the six-person comedy team known as The Commune has killed onstage, waiting for its big break. The team finds itself at a crossroads, when one of the group becomes a solo success and the others start to wonder if they will make it after all.
Jones Media DVD 20299

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