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New Titles – May 19th

Feature Films


August: Osage County

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.



After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

TV Series


The Bill

Episodes follow uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station as they enforce law and order on a day to day basis.


A Bit of a Do

Follows the working-class Simcocks and middle-class Rodenhursts through their excruciatingly awkward but uproariously funny interactions at a variety of family functions. (image from Amazon)


Outside the Edge

Two very different couples with very different lifestyle are brought together by cricket. This complete-series box set contains all three series, the Christmas Special and the original Outside Edge play from 1982 starring Prunella Scales and Paul Eddington.



Munshi Premchand’s Collection of Short Stories

This is a 3 volume collection of stories based on the works of Munshi Premchand that focus on issues such as moral values, society, youth, ragging in college, gender discrimination and corruption. (image from Amazon)

Also New This Week:

7 Billion Mark Celebrations
Aqeedat Ke Rang
Bridging Waters
Haba na Haba
Lukwakwa Traditional Ceremony 2009
Les Mamans de l’Independance
Restoration of the Mbunda Monarch (Chiundi)

Foreign Features



Moving back to Kolkata after several years in London, Rahul and Nandita befriend Amit and Preeti. Both couples struggle with preserving their relationships while also maintaining their identities as individuals. (image from Wikipedia)


Bachna Ae Haseeno

A young man and the three loves of his life, from 1996 to 2008.



The film depicts the constant struggle of an orphan to adapt to changing surroundings and his efforts to gain love, friendship, and acceptance in his community as an adult in West Bengal, India.


Le Mec Idéal

A woman dates two friends, who do not realize they are dating the same woman.
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Luck by Chance

A struggling actor comes from Delhi to Bombay and enters the Hindi film industry.



Two souls arrive in a small town, one on vacation, the other to meet a lover. They spend the most magical dream-like days of their lives in that town… with each other.


Singh is Kinng

A comic caper about Happy Singh, a Punjabi villager who goes through a series of misadventures and eventually becomes the Kinng of the Australian underworld.

Also New This Week:

Aakhri Khat
Barsaat Ki Ek Raat
Black River
Eka Ye Ache Kanya
An Enemy of the People
The Home and the World
The Inheritance
I Will Buy You
Jagte Raho
Louis De Funes Collections
Mirza Ghalib
O Meu Coracao 2
Saat Hindustani
Satyamev Jayate
The Stranger
The Thick Walled Room

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