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Summary: Its the Battle of Berlin, during World War 2, two women find each other. One is single, AimGee, the other, Jaguar, is unhappily married with 4 children. In war torn Germany it was not safe to be Jewish, it was just as unsafe to be a lesbian. When Jaguar's husband, who is a German soldier, finds out about the relationship of his wife to AimGee, nothing but trouble becomes the result.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Reader 2008

Summary: Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish to avoid even worse persecution. There he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In the aftermath of World War II, Susanne Wallner returns from a concentration camp to find that her Berlin apartment is occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens, a former officer in the German army who has been severely traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. The unlikely pair form a delicate friendship as they struggle to restore some normalcy to their hellishly bleak existence. By...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icestorm International in association with the University of Massachusetts, c1999. 1999

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

Summary: Munich, 1923. Edward Elric has been separated from his brother for two years because of a sacrifice that ripped him out of his world and into ours. He is now allied with Alphons Heiderich, a fellow researcher who resembles his brother. When Ed saves a quiet Gypsy girl with the power to read minds, he is quickly pulled into a plot by the Thule Society and the Nazi Party. What will happen when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME FUL

Summary: The comedic misadventures of two brothers from Germany who take a trip to Japan and visit a Buddhist monastery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Epic story of two families in Italy traces both the rise of fascism and the conflict between the sons of the families, both born on January 1, 1900.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2012

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

Summary: Fearing foster homes and adoption, four orphaned siblings decide to keep their mother's death a secret, hiding her in a cement locker in the basement. Fraught with sexual tension and suspense, The cement garden is a chilling look at unrestrained adolescent desire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: Rebecca, a young translator, lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. RenGe, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local farmer Theo, whose daughter is almost killed. RenGe suffers amnesia as a result of a crash and starts a relationship with Laura. Meanwhile Marco is looking for the man who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

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

Summary: During World War II, a group of American POWs are imprisoned the German POW camp: Stalag 17. When two prisoners are killed during an escape attempt, they realize that there is a spy among them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1999

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

Wenders, Wim

Summary: In 1979, Wim Wenders traveled to New York City to make a film with legendary director Nicholas Ray. As Ray lays dying of cancer, he reflects on his life and career. The resulting film tells a moving story both about friendship and a life in cinema.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "It's 1988, and Melo, an Uruguayan town on the Brazilian border, awaits the visit of Pope John Paul II. 50,000 people are expected to attend, and the most humble locals believe that selling food and drink to the multitude will just about make them rich. Petty smuggler Beto thinks he has the best idea of all--he decides he will build a WC in front of his house and charge for its use. His efforts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2008

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

Summary: Set in a dreary, unforgiving mid-nineteenth century German village in Hunsruck, it captures the plight of hundreds of thousands of Europeans who immigrated to faraway South America to escape the famine, poverty and despotism that ruled at home. Edgar Reitz's film is a heart-wrenching drama and love story set against the backdrop of this forgotten tragedy. Jakob, our protagonist, tries to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: About 1830, Dr. Caligari exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, in a fairground. Cesare tells a student that he will die "before dawn." The student is murdered and his friend suspects Caligari. Caligari orders Cesare to kill a young woman but he attempts to kidnap her instead, is hunted, and dies from exhaustion. Caligari escapes into a lunatic asylum, of which it is learned he is the director, but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 1996

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

Summary: Wes is 25 years old and is a disaffected, clock-punching drone. His boss chews him out hourly, his girlfriend ignores him routinely, and his life plods on in interminable boredom and routine. Everyone knows Wes will amount to nothing - that is until he meets the sexy woman named Fox, and then everything changes. Wes' estranged father is murdered, and the deadly Fox recruits him into The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FIC WAN

Summary: Broken Trail: An aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses from Oregon to Wyoming to sell them to the British Army. Along the way, their simple horse drive is complicated when they rescue five Chinese girls from a slave trader, saving them from a life of prostitution and indentured servitude.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures 2017

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WESTERN CLA

Summary: In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD G

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Summary: A magical board game serves as a door to another dimension in this adventure fantasy. When a pair of orphans discover the game and start playing it they unwittingly unleash a man who's been trapped inside, as well as an array of stampeding jungle animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY JUM

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ALI

Summary: Based on the director's life, this film chronicles Malle's experiences during the German occupation of France in World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion 2006

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

Summary: FBI agent Will Graham captured the diabolical Dr. Hannibal Lecter but nearly lost his mind in the process and retired from the Bureau. When he is coaxed out of retirement to hunt a serial killer called "The Tooth Fairy" he is again faced with the horrors incumbent in entering a serial killer's mind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MAN

Summary: After young Lucas shoots some ants with his water pistol they retaliate with a secret potion that shrinks him to their size.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ANT

Summary: See Little Pim and kids waking up, brushing up, and dressing up, and find out what they are all smiling about! All about the joys of waking up to a new day and going to sleep at the end of a busy day. Introduces more than 60 German words and phrases associated with morning and evening routines. The Wake Up Smiling German DVD is appropriate for toddlers, babies, and preschoolers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Pim Corp. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: DVD JUV GERMAN LIT

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