New DVD’s 23rd – 29th October

  • Da Vinci code
    Based on the book by Dan Brown, starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou. This is an extended edition including special features such as a discussion with author Dan Brown.
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  • Is Wal-Mart good for America?
    Produced by Rick young, Frontline explores the relationship between U.S. job losses and the American consumer’s insatiable desire for bargains. Through interviews with retail executives, product manufacturers, economists, and trade experts, correspondent Hedrick Smith examines the growing controversy over the Wal-Mart way of doing business and asks whether a single retail giant has changed the American economy.
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  • The Dinner Game
    From the creator of La Cage Au Folles comes a classic French comedy, based on a cruel game of finding the biggest idiot to bring to a dinner party, starring Catherine Frot and Francis Huster.
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  • Buried country :the story of Aboriginal country music.
    Film Australia Ltd
    A look at indigenous country music over six decades. Where black Americans turned to the blues to express their stories, Australia’s Aboriginal people were drawn to country and western music and made a special music all of their own.
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  • Ginga : the soul of Brasilian football.
    Brazil’s great secret for dominating world football is hardly a secret at all. Brazilian football players have ‘ginga’ – a fluid style of movement that raises ball skill to an art form. This documentary explores the lives of several Brazilian footbal players from very different social backgrounds and parts of Brazil.
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  • I Remember That! : memories of everyday Australia in the 20th century
    Recordings of the Mass, the Catholic celebration of the Eucharist, and Stations of the Cross, the spiritual pilgrimage following the suffering and death of Jesus. Filmed at the historic Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Geelong, with the celebrant, Father Kevin Dillon.
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  • Sugar Slaves
    This documentary produced by Film Australia uncovers the little known story of the human trafficing that Australia’s sugar industry was founded on. Between 1863 and 1904 about 60,000 islanders were transported to Queensland, where they toiled to create the sugar plantations of the far north. Then, after the introduction of a White Australia policy, most were deported.
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  • Garam masala
    An Indian comedy about Sam and Mac, best friends working at the hip magazine “Garam Masala” as photographers, who always get in to trouble because of their uncontrollable madness for beautiful women.
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