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Summary: Aura is a recent college graduate who returns to New York and moves back in with her mother and sister. As painfully confessional as it is endlessly amusing, Tiny Furniture is an authentic, incisive portrait of a young woman at a crossroads.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CUL

Bresson, Robert

Summary: Tells the story of Balthazar, a donkey whose grim life reflects the human nature around him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2005

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

Summary: A Paris housewife begins secretly spending her afternoon hours working in a bordello in an examination of contemporary social mores and class divisions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

March, Fredric

Summary: When a painter and a playwright fall for the same woman and she is unable to choose between them, the three move in together as friends in a Paris apartment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DES

Bergman, Ingmar

Summary: A nineteenth-century traveling hypnotist is subjected to a cross-examination by the royal medical adviser in Stockholm who wants to expose him as a fraud, but the hypnotist proves to be too clever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: After the death in 2004 of American theater actor and monologist Spalding Gray, director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) pieced together a narrative of Gray's life to create the documentary And Everything is Going Fine. Brilliantly and sensitively assembled entirely from footage of Gray, taken from interviews and one-man shows from throughout his career, it is a rich, full portrait, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Follows a successful yet sickly young man who returns home to the small village where he grew up. There, he finds himself at odds with his former close friend - now unhappily married and a wretched alcoholic - and the provincial life he represents. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: Even among cinema's greatest legends, Jean Vigo stands alone. The son of a notorious anarchist, Vigo had a brief but brilliant career making poetic, lightly surrealist films before his life was cut tragically short by tuberculosis at age twenty-nine. Like the daring early works of his contemporaries Jean Cocteau and Luis Bunũel, Vigo's films refused to play by the rules. This set includes all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: David Chappellet, a ruthlessly ambitious skier competing for Olympic gold with an underdog American team in Europe, clashes with his coach, who tries to temper the upstart's narcissistic drive for glory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: Adaptation of A.E.W. Mason's classic 1902 adventure novel about the British Empires exploits in Africa, and a crowning achievement of Alexander Kordas legendary production company, London Films. Set at the end of the nineteenth century, follows the travails of a young officer accused of cowardice after he resigns his post on the eve of a major deployment to Khartoum; he must fight to redeem...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2011

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FOU

Summary: After his wife leaves him, a film director finds himself drawn into affairs with two enigmatic women, while at the same time searching for the right subject (and actress) for his next film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: A pair of siblings from London purchases a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price. Soon they're caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave. A tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, bumps in the night--this gothic Hollywood classic has it all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR UNI

Chang-Dong, Lee

Summary: Hoping to start over, a young mother moves with her son from Seoul to the provincial hometown of her late husband, but a second tragedy threatens to destroy her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Mackendrick, Alexander

Summary: A New York City public relations agent, dependent on the good publicity his clients get from an influential newspaper columnist, grudgingly agrees to help him destroy the romance between a musician and the columnist's overprotected sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: Filmed over several weeks, "Bergman Island" is an impressively intimate look at the waning hours of one of cinema's true legends. Granted unprecedented access to the man himself, Marie Nyreröd captures stories from Bergman that cover his entire life to that point. Bergman is remarkably candid, whether he's discussing his abusive father or his last directorial effort, Saraband. Even those not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: Tokyo teenager Gorgeous is upset with her long-widowed father--he wants to marry his new girlfriend Ryoko. Seriously miffed, Gorgeous hits the road to visit her aunt in the country, bringing along her best girlfriends Sweet, Melody, Fantasy, Prof, Mac, and Kung Fu. The titular house belongs to the wheelchair bound aunt, whose large white cat has been immortalized in artwork throughout. Things...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

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Summary: An enterprising gambler and a bordello madam, both newcomers to the raw Pacific Northwest mining town of Presbyterian Church, join forces to provide the miners with a superior kind of whorehouse experience. The appearance of representatives of a powerful mining company with interests of its own, however, threatens to be the undoing of their plans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Kore-eda, Hirokazu

Summary: Follows one day in the life of the Yokoyamas, as they gather for a commemorative ritual.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

Summary: The Ace in the Hole, in this case, is Leo Minosa, trapped in a cliff dwelling near Albuquerque, N.M. The publicity from his situation could build a winning hand for several people: Chuck Tatum, manipulative veteran newsman; Lorraine, his bored wife who dreams of city lights; Sheriff Gus Kretzer, boosting his re-election campaign; and young Herbie, a reporter who wants to make the big leagues....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: Francois is a foster child on the cusp of his teens. Shuttled from one home to another, his behavior grows increasingly erratic, and his bonds with his surrogate parents perennially fraught.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcedent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: Documents the obscure country blues musician and idiosyncratic visual artist, Howard 'Louie Bluie' Armstrong, member of the last known black string band in America. Director Terry Zwigoff honors him with an unsentimental but endlessly affectionate tribute. Full of infectious music and comedy, this is a humane evocation of the kind of pop-cultural marginalia that Zwigoff would continue to make...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: Takes viewers on a World War II era journey from Prague to England to the Swiss Alps, as Nazis pursue a Czech scientist and his daughter who are being aided by a debonair British undercover agent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER NIG