Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC ROL
1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MUSIC ROL

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: Rupert Everett and Natasha Richardson are the prey, a beautiful British couple working on their relationship while on holiday in Venice; Christopher Walken and Helen Mirren are the hunters who draw them into the sinister web of their opulent, old-world palazzo. What plays out is an unsettling, sadomasochistic seduction imbued with an atmosphere of sumptuous dread.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: On April 30, 1971, a standing-room-only crowd of New York's intellectual elite packed the city's Town Hall theater to see Norman Mailer, fresh from the controversy over his essay 'The Prisoner of Sex' and the backlash it received from leaders of the women's movement, tangle with a panel of four prominent female thinkers and activists: Jacqueline Ceballos, Germaine Greer, Jill Johnston, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bancroft, Anne

Summary: Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a deformed man, who is discovered by a dedicated surgeon and is given a chance to live his last years in comfort rather than as a circus freak.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Davis, Hope

Summary: A woman enlists her dysfunctional family to help her discover the truth after she finds a love letter written to her husband.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barry, Gene

Summary: Martians invade a small town in 1950s California.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI WAR

Hunter, Holly

Summary: After nearly dying in a car crash, a man is obsessed with recreating accidents and having sex in cars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Tierney, Gene

Summary: An alluring but possessive woman marries a man she barely knows, then eliminates anyone who may come between them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Distribution 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

3 holds on 1 copy

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

2 holds on 1 copy

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCIENCE FICTION UNT

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Back to Top