Community College of Rhode Island

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Music CDs

Jazz, blues, and/or classical music CDs are located at the Flanagan and Liston campuses.

Leisure Reading

The library encourages reading for recreation as well as course work.  You'll find popular fiction and non-fiction titles in the McNaughton collections at each campus; view our collection of recent titles.

Special Collections

Sylvia A. Mercier Film Collection

The library has established a film collection in memory of Sylvia A. Mercier, Reference Librarian at CCRI from 1972-1998. Sylvia was a fan of good movies, and the collection is made up of films nominated for the Academy Awards' Best Picture category, from 1990 to the present.

To see if a film is available and where it is located, click on the [DVD] or [VIDEO] link.

ACADEMY AWARDS - BEST PICTURE NOMINATIONS

  • 2011
    • The Artist [DVD](WINNER)
    • The Descendants [DVD]
    • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close [DVD]
    • Hugo [DVD]
    • Midnight in Paris [DVD]
    • The Help [DVD]
    • Moneyball [DVD]
    • War Horse [DVD]
    • The Tree of Life [DVD]
  • 2010
    • 127 Hours [DVD]
    • Black Swan [DVD]
    • The Fighter [DVD]
    • Inception [DVD]
    • The Kids Are All Right [DVD]
    • The King's Speech [DVD] (WINNER)
    • The Social Network [DVD]
    • Toy Story 3 [DVD]
    • True Grit [DVD]
    • Winter's Bone [DVD]
  • 2009
    • Avatar [DVD]
    • The Blind Side [DVD]
    • District 9 [DVD]
    • An Education [DVD]
    • The Hurt Locker [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Inglourious Basterds [DVD]
    • Precious [DVD]
    • A Serious Man  [DVD]
    • Up [DVD]
    • Up in the Air [DVD]
  • 2008
    • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [DVD]
    • Frost/Nixon [DVD]
    • Milk [DVD]
    • The Reader [DVD]
    • Slumdog Millionaire [DVD] (WINNER)
  • 2007
    • Atonement [DVD]
    • Juno [DVD]
    • Michael Clayton [DVD - Blu-ray]
      [DVD- full screen]
    • No Country for Old Men [DVD] (WINNER)
    • There Will Be Blood [DVD]
  • 2006
    • Babel [DVD]
    • The Departed [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Letters from Iwo Jima [DVD]
    • Little Miss Sunshine [DVD]
    • The Queen [DVD]
  • 2005
    • Brokeback Mountain [DVD]
    • Capote [DVD]
    • Crash [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Good night, and good luck [DVD]
    • Munich [DVD]
  • 2004
    • The aviator [DVD]
    • Finding Neverland [DVD]
    • Million dollar baby [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Ray [DVD]
    • Sideways [DVD]
  • 2003
    • The Lord of the rings: the return of the king
      [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Lost in translation [DVD]
    • Master and commander: the far side of the world
      [DVD]
    • Mystic River [DVD]
    • Seabiscuit [DVD]
  • 2002
    • Chicago [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Gangs of New York [DVD]
    • The Hours [DVD]
    • The Lord of the rings: the two towers [DVD]
    • The Pianist [DVD]
  • 2001
    • A beautiful mind [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Gosford Park [DVD
    • In the bedroom [DVD
    • The Lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring [DVD]
    • Moulin Rouge [DVD]; [VIDEO]
  • 2000
    • Chocolat [DVD]
    • Crouching tiger, hidden dragon [VIDEO]
    • Erin Brockovich [DVD]
    • Gladiator [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Traffic [VIDEO]
  • 1999
    • American beauty [DVD] (WINNER)
    • The cider house rules [DVD]
    • The green mile [DVD]
    • The insider [DVD]
    • The sixth sense [VIDEO]
  • 1998
    • Elizabeth [VIDEO]
    • Life is beautiful [VIDEO]
    • Saving Private Ryan [VIDEO]
    • Shakespeare in love [VIDEO] (WINNER)
    • The thin red line [VIDEO]
  • 1997
    • As good as it gets [DVD]
    • The full monty [VIDEO]
    • Good Will Hunting [DVD]
    • L.A. confidential [VIDEO]
    • Titanic [VIDEO] (WINNER)
  • 1996
    • The English patient [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Fargo [DVD]
    • Jerry Maguire [DVD]
    • Secrets & lies [DVD]
    • Shine [DVD]
  • 1995
    • Apollo 13 [VIDEO]
    • Babe [VIDEO]
    • Braveheart [VIDEO] (WINNER)
    • The postman (Il postino) [DVD]
    • Sense and sensibility [VIDEO]
  • 1994
    • Forrest Gump [VIDEO] (WINNER)
    • Four weddings and a funeral [VIDEO]
    • Pulp fiction [DVD]
    • Quiz show [DVD]
    • The Shawshank redemption [DVD]
  • 1993
    • The fugitive [DVD]
    • In the name of the father [VIDEO]
    • The piano [DVD]
    • The remains of the day [VIDEO]
    • Schindler's list [VIDEO] (WINNER)
  • 1992
    • The crying game [VIDEO]
    • A few good men [DVD]
    • Howards End [VIDEO]
    • Scent of a woman [DVD]
    • Unforgiven [VIDEO] (WINNER) 
  • 1991
    • Beauty and the beast [DVD]; [VIDEO]
    • Bugsy [DVD]
    • JFK [DVD]
    • The prince of tides [DVD]
    • The silence of the lambs [DVD] (WINNER)
  • 1990
    • Awakenings [DVD]
    • Dances with wolves [DVD] (WINNER)
    • Ghost [DVD]
    • The godfather, part III [DVD]
    • GoodFellas [DVD]

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