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HOW LONG CAN I CHECKOUT MOVIES?

Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.

July list by Nanette Alderman
3 Faces
3 Faces persian, 2019, not rated

Director Panahi begins with a smartphone video shot by a young woman who announces to the camera that her parents haveforbidden her from realizing her dream of acting and then, by all appearances, takes her own life. The recipient of the video, Behnaz Jafari, as herself, asks Panahi, as himself, to drive her to the woman's tiny home village near the Turkish border to investigate.

Belzebuth
BelzebuthSpanish, 2019, not rated

After losing his family in an extremely tragic way, Detective Ritter must investigate a massacre at a school perpetrated by a student. What seemed like a pretty clear case becomes much more dense when a priest of the Vatican appears with another point of view.

Dogman
DogmanItalian, 2018, not rated

In a seaside village on the outskirts of an Italian city, Marcello is a slight, mild-mannered man who divides his days between working at his modest dog grooming salon, caring for his daughter Alida, and being coerced into the petty criminal schemes of the local bully Simoncino. When Simoncino's abuse finally brings Marcello to a breaking point, he decides to stand up for his own dignity through an act of vengeance, with unintended consequences.

The Heiresses
The Heiressesspanish, 2019, not rated

Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asuncion, Paraguay, have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened, and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality.

Master Z
Master Z: The IP Man Legacycantonese, 2019, not rated

While keeping a low profile after his defeat by Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi gets into trouble after getting in a fight with a powerful foreigner.

Mirage
Miragefrench, 2019, not rated

A desperate photographer who suffers from a degenerative eye disease and a husband who wants to kill his dying wife plot to recover her life insurance.

Never Look Away
Never Look Awaygerman, 2018, rated r 

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, the film tells the story of a young art student, Kurt, who falls in love with his classmate, Ellie. Ellie's father and famous doctor, Professor Seeband, is dismayed at his daughter's choice of boyfriend and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither Kurt nor Ellie knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.

Woman at War
Woman at Waricelandic, 2018, not rated 

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias, 'the Woman of the Mountain,' Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry.

Working Woman
Working Womanhebrew, 2019, not rated 

Orna is the mother of three children whose husband is struggling to open a restaurant. To help support her family, Orna lands a job with a former army superior who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna tries to balance work and her home life, she experiences escalating sexual harassment from her boss. A pattern of predatory behavior ultimately brings her career and marital relationship to the brink.