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Summary: After years of living abroad, former actress Sangok is back in Seoul, staying with her sister Jeongok in her high-rise apartment. The siblings sleep late, have breakfast in a caf̌, and visit a restaurant owned by Jeongok's son. But as the details of Sangok's day accrue (a spill on her blouse, an encounter at her childhood home), it becomes clear that there is much she is not revealing. And...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: "...A meditative exploration of silence and the impact of noise on our lives....takes us on an immersive cinematic journey around the globe--from a traditional tea ceremony in Kyoto, to the streets of Mumbai, the loudest city in on the planet--and inspires us to both experience silence and celebrate the wonders of our world"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: With arresting insight, vulnerability, and a delightful sense of humor, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty utilizes a mix of live action and diverse forms of animation, a collage of documentary and fantasy, and interplay of effects, voices, and music to capture the relationship between Terence and a lovely young woman (Namik Minter) as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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 Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BEA

Summary: "Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South - trumpeting the beauty of life and consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously a testament to dreaming - despite the odds"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Following a near-death experience, a young woman flees her East German hometown and failed marriage to start over in Hanover. By chance she finds work with an ambitious and determined executive and enters a ruthless world of big business and cut-throat boardroom deals. But just as she seems poised to fully realize her ambitions, she finds herself haunted by truths from the past that threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2009

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

Summary: One of Hong Sangsoo's most delightful comic mysteries is now available in the I.S. When painter Yougsoo learns that his girlfriend, Minjung, was recently seen having drinks with another man, he can't help but question her about it. It doesn't go well and they part on bad terms. The next day, Youngsoo tries to find her, but can't. As he wanders and frets, Minjung has a series of encounters with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: To reflect on the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of Mexico in 2021, director Reyes offers a bold hybrid cinema experience exploring the brutal legacy of colonialism in contemporary Mexico. Through the eyes of a ghostly conquistador, the film recreates Hernan Cortes' epic journey from the coasts of Veracruz to the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, the site of contemporary Mexico City. As...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: With the return of their friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of old college pals decide to reunite of a weekend by the Caspian Sea. The fun starts right away as they quickly catch on the plan of lively Sepideh, who has brought along Elly, her daughter's kindergarten teacher, in hopes of setting her up with recently divorced Ahmad. But seemingly trivial lies, which start accumulating at the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2015

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

Summary: The film follows Felipe, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, who has reached a crossroads: after 16 years in Brooklyn, working three low-paying jobs and sending the bulk of his earnings to his wife and children in Mexico, he's decided to return home to the family he hasn't seen in almost two decades. But when he informs them of his plans, he discovers that they've squandered the money, are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I'M

Summary: "Thom Andersen's landmark documentary explores the tangled relationship between the movies and their fabled hometown, as seen entirely through the films themselves. From its distinctive neighborhoods to its architectural homes, Los Angeles has been the backdrop to countless movies. Andersen takes viewers on a whirlwind tour through the metropolis' real and cinematic history, investigating the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "Filmed entirely inside the narrow confines of a cable car, high above a jungle in Nepal that transports villagers to an ancient mountaintop temple, [Manakamana] is an acute ethnographic investigation into culture, religion, technology and modernity ... For centuries, devoted pilgrims hoping to reach the fabled temple needed to undertake an arduous multi-day journey. Today, because of a new...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2014

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

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Summary: After being brutally attacked outside a bar and in spite of recovering from a coma and extensive physical injuries, Mark Hogancamp suffered brain damage and nearly total memory loss. Unable to afford therapy he spent the next few years building a scale model, World War II-era town, Marwencol, populated with dolls, where he lived out his fantasy life, and which he documented in photographs. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2010

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

Summary: A feature-length portrait of renowned percussionist Milford Graves, exploring his kaleidoscopic creativity and relentless curiosity. He is a founding pioneer of avant-garde jazz, and he remains one of the most influential living figures in jazz. Oscillating from present to past and weaving intimate glimpses of the artist₂s complex cosmology with performances from around the globe, this is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MIL

Summary: In the dead of night, a group of men - among them, a police commissioner, a prosecuter, a doctor and a murder suspect - drive through the Anatolian countryside, the serpentine roads and rolling hills lit only by the headlights of the cars. They are searching for a corpse, the victim of a brutal murder. The suspect, who claims he was drunk, can't remember where he buried the body. As night...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2012

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

Summary: Follows the lives of Korean poet Young-Chan Cho, who is both deaf and blind, and his wife Soon Ho. Focuses on the couple's use of touch to communicate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2013

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

Summary: An aspiring writer returns home after university and finds his ambition at odds with the deferred dreams of his gambling addict father. As his own fantasies mingle with reality, he grapples with the people and the place that have made him who he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Lucio Castro offers both a sun-soaked European travelogue and an epic, decades-spanning romance. When Ocho, a 30-something Argentine poet on vacation in Barcelona, spots Javi, a Spaniard from Berlin, the attraction is subtle but persistent. After a missed connection on the beach, a third chance encounter escalates to a seemingly random hookup. But are these two merely beautiful strangers in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: In the corner of a small cafe, Areum sits typing on her laptop. At the tables around her, other customers enact the various dramas of their lives. Is she merely writing what she hears? Or is she hearing what's been written? As dramas inside the cafe unfold, the plants outside grow taller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Chronicles the uprising that toppled the government of Ukrainian president Victor Yanukovich and has since developed into an international crisis between Russia and the West.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2015

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

Summary: The first Mardi Gras in America was celebrated in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. In 2008, the celebration is still racially segregated. Go into the parallel hearts of the city's two carnivals. With unprecedented access, the director traces the exotic world of secret mystic societies and centuries-old traditions and pageantry. From the crowns, the gowns, the surreal masks, to the enormous paper mache...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2009

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

Summary: From master director Jia Zhang-Ke comes a vital document of Chinese society since 1949. Jia interviews three prominent authors, Jia Pingwa, Yu Hua, and Liang Hong, born in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, respectively. In their stories, we hear of the dire circumstances they faced in their rural villages and small towns, and the substantial political effort undertaken to address it, from the social...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: An acclaimed, darkly funny film about a young girl's unusual coming of age set on a quiet tree-lined street in Brooklyn. Jackie Kimball is a normal seventeen-year-old girl, except that for all her life, she's been in love with her older brother Matthew. The two siblings rely on each other for friendship and support, but Matthew doesn't share his sister's feelings. When Matthew departs for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2013

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

Summary: The 24th feature from Hong Sangsoo follows Gamhee who has three separate encounters with friends while her husband is on a business trip. Youngsoon is divorced, has given up meat, and likes to garden in her backyard. Suyoung has a crush on her architect neighbor and is being hounded by a young poet she met at the bar. Woojin works for a movie theater. Their meeting is polite but strained....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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