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Summary: A satirical drama reflecting the times, about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SQU

Summary: A coming-of-age tale set in the final days of China's Cultural Revolution. Eleven-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in Guizhou Province. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have. When Wang is selected to lead his school in daily gymnastics, he is told he must wear a clean, new shirt, which forces his family to make a great sacrifice. Soon after, Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ELE

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TIM

Summary: From director Gaspar Noe comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one night. A troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Afterward, they begin an all-night celebration that turns nightmarish as they discover they've been pounding sangria laced with potent LSD....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: A deeply moving tale of tradition, love and deception. Three sisters, a brother, two husbands and a child are living and loving in a supportive clan that they have forged since the death of their parents. However, there are deep secrets that are threatening to disrupt the harmony and balance of their daily existence. Life is much more tenuous and complicated then it seems on the surface.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VER

Summary: The beautiful widow Susan Vernon has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LOV

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Lo

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LOV

Summary: Introduced to Latin jazz in the 1980s, when he was beginning his career as a director, Fernando Trueba has since become a devoted fan of the music. He has gathered together a number of his favorite Latin jazz artists for a series of interviews and performances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAL

Summary: The story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SAL RATED PG13

Summary: This evocative character study tells the story of a young American fashion assistant and spiritual medium who is living in Paris and searching for signs of an afterlife following the sudden death of her twin brother. A stirring depiction of grief in the form of a psychological thriller, and a chilling meditation on modern modes of communication and the way we mourn those we love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PER

Summary: Two adulterous lovers go from pillow talk to possible murder in this sexy, brain-teasing thriller. Julien is a middle-age salesman embroiled in a steamy love affair with a married woman who, after a round of kinky sex, makes a startling suggestion. Suddenly Julien is caught up in a police investigation, but just what exactly happened?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BLU

Summary: ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A modern odyssey, a dizzying, science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa. At the moment when the Sudan, the continent's biggest country, is being divided into two nations, an old civilizing pathology re-emerges: that of colonialism, clash of empires, and yet new episodes of bloody (and holy) wars over land and resources.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WE

Summary: Seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti's long career was dogged by persistent accusations of conspiracy, Mafia connections and state-sponsored terror. This compelling film explores the shocking political machinations and shady criminal underworld surrounding this fascinating and controversial figure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2009

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DIV

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Summary: Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to deep space. The crew, death row inmates led by a doctor with sinister motives, has vanished. As the mystery of what happened onboard the ship is unraveled, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HIG

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CAC

Summary: What starts out as a weekly anonymous tryst between a divorced man and a married woman turns into a searing portrait of loneliness and emotional need.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA INT

Summary: Samuele is twelve years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, and loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women, and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others, its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Summary: "Behind Radio France's walls lie editorial squabbles, sound engineer frustrations, serene opera recordings, and the risqué banter of late night talk shows. Philibert films it all, making La Maison de la Radio an engrossing immersion into a beloved cultural institution, and a must-see for anyone interested in seeing what goes on behind the microphone."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MAI

Summary: Filmmaker Agnes Varda and photographer JR set out on a trip through France to meet locals and produce epic sized murals and form an unlikely friendship along the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FAC

Summary: The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PIA

Summary: Jean is a successful publisher. He has refined tastes and abundant material possessions, among which he seems to include his wife, Gabrielle. But in a single afternoon, Gabrielle decides to leave him for another man and then abruptly reverses her decision. Now, everything that Jean believed to be true about his life and marriage falls apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GAB

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Summary: Georg, a German refugee, flees to Marseille assuming the identity of a recently deceased writer whose papers he is carrying. There he delves into the delicate and complex culture of the refugee community, becoming enmeshed in the lives of a young mother and son and falling for a mysterious woman named Marie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TRA

Summary: "A reflection on art, life, and the movies. ... [A] richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BEA

Summary: Nathalie is a philosophy teacher with a seemingly settled existence, juggling a rich life of the mind with the day-to-day demands of career and family. But beginning with the bombshell revelation that her husband of twenty-five years is leaving her, one by one the pillars of Nathalie's life start to crumble. For the first time in ages, she finds herself adrift, but also with a newfound sense of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THI