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Summary: The crowning triumph of a career cut tragically short, Larisa Shepitko's final film won the Golden Bear at the 1977 Berlin Film Festival and went on to be hailed as one of the finest works of late-Soviet cinema. In the darkest days of World War II, two partisans set out for supplies to sustain their beleaguered outfit, braving the blizzard-swept landscape of Nazi-occupied Belarus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: A journey to the beginning of time (1955) : Youngest of four boys one day finds a fossil of trilobite. So his older friend take him on journey through prehistory, up to beginning of time, to see real live trilobites.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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Summary: In 1983, director Martin Bell, photographer Mary Ellen Mark, and journalist Cheryl McCall set out to tell the stories of homeless and runaway teenagers in Seattle. These two films together create a frank, empathetic portrait of lost youth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: In Mexico City, the lives of three strangers, a young man mixed up in the gritty underworld of dogfighting, a glamorous woman who seems to have it all, and a mysterious assassin who is desperate to reconnect with his estranged daughter, collide in a tragic twist of fate that forever alters their personal journeys. A tour de force of violence and emotion captured in a rush of kinetic handheld...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: An elegy of exile and an epic immersion into the world of rural Italy during the Mussolini years, Francesco Rosi's sublime adaptation of the memoirs of the painter, physician, and political activist Carlo Levi brings a monument of twentieth-century autobiography to the screen with quiet grace and solemn beauty. Banished to a desolate southern town for his anti-Fascist views, the worldly Levi...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Hrusinsky, Rudolf

Summary: A crematorium worker in Prague, believing his work liberates souls, takes action while Nazis gather at the Czechoslovakian border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

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

Mitchell, Millard

Summary: An infamous gunslinger tries to give up his life of violence, but his reputation gets in the way of his plans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GUN

Summary: After jobless Ibrahima Dieng receives a money order for 25,000 francs from a nephew who works in Paris, news of his windfall quickly spreads among his neighbors, who flock to him for loans even as he finds his attempts to cash the order stymied in a maze of bureaucracy, and new troubles rain down on his head. An adaptation of a novella by the director himself is a bitterly ironic depiction of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Davis, Aasha

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Summary: A teenage girl must decide between the life that she wishes to have and the life that her parents have picked out for her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2021

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Summary: The extraordinary debut from documentarian Bing Liu weaves a story of skateboarding, friendship, and fathers and sons into a coming-of-age journey of courageous vulnerability.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Berto, Juliet

Summary: When a daydreaming librarian meets a mysterious musician in Paris, they find their lives becoming a surreal adventure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2021

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Summary: Martin Scorsese's documentary about Bob Dylan's legendary 1975 tour, which featured a band of troubadours including Joan Baez, Allen Ginsberg, and Joni Mitchell, blends behind-the-scenes archival footage, interviews, and narrative mischief.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Nervous spinster Charlotte Vale is stunted from growing up under the heel of her puritanical Boston Brahmin mother and remains convinced of her own unworthiness until a kindly psychiatrist gives her the confidence to venture out into the world on a South American cruise. Onboard, she finds her footing with the help of an unhappily married man. Their thwarted love affair may help Charlotte break...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Despite his lack of political convictions, photojournalist Bruno Forestier is roped into a paramilitary group waging a shadow war in Geneva against the Algerian independence movement, and becomes infatuated with a mysterious woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Aparicio, Yalitza

Summary: Looks at the life of an early-1970s, middle-class family in Mexico City through the eyes of their indigenous domestic worker who keeps the household running.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Eun, Lee Jeong

Summary: Follows the Kim family as they begin providing luxury services to the wealthy Park family but are soon caught in an underhanded struggle to maintain their new lifestyle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

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

Blondell, Joan

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Summary: An ambitious man working as part of a surreal and disturbing traveling carnival sets out to become a mentalist and take over the job of someone else in the sideshow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2021

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Summary: A sweeping, delirious romance begins in the Polish countryside, where Wiktor, a musician on a state-sponsored mission to collect folk songs, discovers a captivating young singer named Zula. Over the next fifteen years, their turbulent relationship will play out in stolen moments between two worlds: the jazz clubs of decadent, bohemian Paris, to which he defects, and the corrupt, repressive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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Summary: After he dies suddenly, the hapless advertising executive Daniel Miller finds himself in Judgment City, a gleaming way station where the newly deceased must prove they lived a life of sufficient courage to advance in their journey through the universe. As the self-doubting Daniel struggles to make his case, a budding relationship with the uninhibited Julia offers him a chance to finally feel...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: A Hong Kong action-movie star arrives in Paris to play the latex-clad lead in a remake of Louis Feuillade's classic silent crime serial Les vampires. What she finds is a behind-the-scenes tangle of barely controlled chaos as egos clash, romantic attractions simmer, and an obsessive director drives himself to the brink to realize his vision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Conceived as the ultimate road movie, this decades-in-the-making science-fiction epic from Wim Wenders follows the restless Claire Tourneur across continents as she pursues a mysterious stranger in possession of a device that can make the blind see and bring dream images to waking life. This breathless adventure in the shadow of Armageddon takes its heroes to the ends of the earth and into the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1991

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Christian, Barbara

Summary: A collection of documentary films directed by Marlon Riggs which discuss the experiences of black homosexual men living in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2021

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Jean-Baptiste, Marianne

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Summary: After her adoptive parents die, a Black optometrist searches for her birth mother and discovers that she is a poor white factory worker.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2021

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Alekseev, Vasiliy

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Summary: Eight directors look at different aspects of the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2021

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