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Summary: "Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane's Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the 'people's poet,' is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A young writer sacrifices his life in the present to find happiness in the past, where true love awaits him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE SOM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Somewhere 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SOM RATED PG

Summary: A switchboard operator gets caught up in the personal lives of the clients of an answering service, including that of a playboy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS BEL

Summary: A married Broadway director falls for a prostitute-turned-actress and works to help her advance her career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Granite 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SHE

Summary: Moliere is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the subtext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, all this to the annoyance of Jourdain's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Celebrate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary with this hilarious comedy about the playwright's mysterious lost years. Bill Shakespeare is a hapless lute player with a big dream. When his bandmates kick him out of their group, Bill leaves his wife and kids behind to seek fame and fortune in the big city of London. He's written a great work for the stage and he's certain he'll prove all his doubters...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Curry, Tim

Summary: Dramatization of Shakespeare's rise from humble beginnings in Elizabethan England to fame as a playwright.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2008

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WIL

Summary: Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHA