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The Whistleblower (DVD)
112 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011. Special features include: Kathy Bolkovac, the real Whistleblower.
Summary:
A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal.
Credits:
Samuel Goldwyn Films presents: a Whistleblower (Gen One) Canada Inc./Barry Films co-production; produced by Christina Piovesan and Celine Rattray; directed by Larysa Kondracki; written by Ellis Kirwan and Larysa Kondracki.
Wildthings (DVD)
108 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1997 motion picture.
Summary:
A thriller about two high school students, the guidance counselor they accuse of rape, and the detective who knows there's more to the story.
Credits:
Producers, Rodney Liber, Steven A. Jones; writer, Stephen Peters; director, John McNaughton.
Wild Things (DVD)
115 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released in 1998 as a motion picture.
Summary:
A thriller about two high school students, the guidance counselor they accuse of rape, and the detective who knows there's more to the story.
Credits:
Produced by Rodney Liber and Steven A. Jones; written by Stephen Peters; directed by John McNaughton; director of photography, Jeffrey L. Kimball; music, George S. Clinton; production designer, Edward T. McAvoy; film editor, Elena Maganini.
William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe (DVD)
86 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: additional interviews and speeches by William Kunstler; William Kunstler's performance at Caroline' Comedy Club; Kunstler home movies; courtroom audio and archival footage on the Chicago 8 Trial, Wounded Knee and Attica; interview with the filmmakers; theatrical trailer.
Summary:
In the 1960s and '70s, radical lawyer William Kunstler fought for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr. and represented the Chicago 8 activists who protested the Vietnam War. When the inmates took over Attica prison, or when the American Indian Movement stood up to the federal government at Wounded Knee, they asked Kunstler to be their lawyer. Kunstler also represented some of the most reviled members of society, including rapists and assassins.
Credits:
Written by Sarah Kunstler; produced by Jesse Moss and Susan Korda; produced and directed by Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler; animation by Emily Hubley and Jeremiah Dickey; music by Shahzad Ismaily; photography by Brett Wiley and Martina Radwan; edited by Emily Kunstler; executive producer, Vanessa Hope.
The Winslow Boy (1948 : VHS)
114 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the play by Terence Rattigan.
Videocassette release of the 1948 motion picture.
Summary:
In pre-World War I England, a thirteen-year-old naval cadet is wrongly expelled from school for stealing a postal order, and his father takes the case all the way to Parliament. Based on a true story.
Credits:
Directed by Anthony Asquith.
The Winslow Boy (1999 : DVD)
1 hr. 45 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Based on the play by Terence Rattigan.
Summary:
The story follows the lives of the Winslows, a banker's family living in turn-of-the-century London, as they fight to prove the innocence of their youngest son accused of theft.
Credits:
Produced by Sarah Green; screenplay by David Mamet; directed by David Mamet; director of photography, Benoit Delhomme; editor, Barbara Tulliver; music, Alaric Jans.
The Wire (DVD)
60.5 hrs.
- Feature Film
DVD release of series episodes originally produced 2002-2008 for the television program The Wire.
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Maryland.
Special features: episode previews and recaps, q & a with David Simon and creative team, conversations with David Simon, audio commentaries from cast and crew, four-season retrospective, 2 documentaries, 3 prequels exploring life before The Wire, gag reel.
Summary:
An urban epic set in Baltimore, where police detectives investigate cases involving the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the city government and its bureaucracy, the school system, and the print news media.
Credits:
Created by David Simon, produced by Nina Kostoff Noble and David Simon.
The Witness (1953 : VHS)
30 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1953 television drama.
Summary:
Accused of killing a bank guard and stealing $150,000, Frank Dana's only hope of avoiding death row relies on the testimony of a beautiful mystery woman. Wearing the judge's patience thin with his continued delays, lawyer Mike Donnegan's search for the key witness ends when she seeks him out and gives a surprising testimony.
Credits:
Producers, Dick Powell and Don W. Sharpe; dirctor, Robert Aldrich; story, screenplay, Seeleg Lester and Mervin Gerard.
Witness (1985 : DVD)
1 hr. 52 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Summary:
When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community.
Credits:
Screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley; story by William Kelley and Pamela Wallace & Earl W. Wallace; produced by Edward S. Feldman; directed by Peter Weir; Director of photography, John Seale; editor, Thom Noble; music, Maurice Jarre.
Witness for the Prosecution (DVD)
2 hrs.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
From the story and stage play by Agatha Christie.
Summary:
A gruff British lawyer returns from a long convalescence to take on a homicide case--a man accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband.
Credits:
Producer, Arthur Hornblow; director, Billy Wilder; screenplay, Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz; adapter, Larry Marcus; music, Ralph Arthur Roberts.

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