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Faerie tale theatre

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered.

Time out of mind

George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter,...

All that jazz

Based on director Bob Fosse's own extravagant life, this vibrant and spectacular film follows Fosse's alter ego. Joe Gideon in his relentless pursuit of sex, drugs and self-destruction. His womanizing both supports and d...

Once upon a forest
Videorecording
1995
Availability: 1 of 1

Abigail the wood mouse, Edgar the mole, and Russell the hedgehog take off on an exciting but dangerous journey to find help for their friend, Michelle, when she is injured by toxic fumes.

Roots. Disc 1, Episode 1

In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the countryside seize him. Chained with ot...

Roots. Disc 2, Episode 2

Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indignity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's training, becomes his only frien...

Roots. Disc 3, Episode 3

In 1776, a nation fights for freedom-- but not for all. Kunta Kinta escapes again and is crippled by slave catchers. He marries, gains a daughter and loses his long-time friend, Fiddler. Another chance for escape arises,...

Roots. Disc 4, Episode 4

At age 16, Kizzy is sold and bears her first new master's son, who grows up to become fun-loving Chicken George. Yearning to see her parents, Kizzy is comforted by Samuel Bennett, but they are ill-matched. When she retur...

Roots. Disc 5, Episode 5

Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns home a free man, a status that has a profound effect on the family begun by Kunta Kinte. The Civil War erupts; ...

Roots the complete original series [3-disc set].
Blu-ray
2016
Availability: 0 of 1

Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel about his African ancestors that follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and s...

Roots

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil ...

The Jesse Owens story

Jesse Owens is the track star who won four gold medals. Spanning over forty years, this powerful docudrama traces Jesse's life from his days as a sharecropper's son, through his incredible record-breaking college years, ...

Roots. Discs 6 & 7, Episode 6

"Episode 6" The Civil War is over but night riders terrorize ex-slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders but endangers his own life. Chicken George, who fought for the Union, rejoins his fam...

Funny lady

A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose.

And then came love

Julie is a successful magazine columnist who has it all. The last thing this single mom needs is a husband. But when she tracks down her son Jake's anonymous sperm donor father, she begins to wonder if the boy's real dad...

Roots. Discs 3-4

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil ...

Once upon a forest The pebble and the penguin.

Once upon a forest: Abigail the wood mouse, Edgar the mole, and Russell the hedgehog take off on an exciting, but dangerous journey to find help for their friend, Michelle, when she is injured by toxic fumes.

Roots the gift
Videorecording
2002
Availability: 1 of 1

Christmas Eve, 1775. For the celebrants at Parker Plantation, it's a time of joy and giving. For enslaved friends Fiddler and Kunta Kinte, it's a chance to give to other slaves the most precious gift of all: freedom.

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