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Summary: A little girl's search for her biological mother takes the family to strife-torn Sri Lanka.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

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

Summary: Singapore, late 90s. The friendship between the maid Teresa and young boy Jiale ignite the mother's jealousy, while the Asian recession hits the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2014

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

Summary: Ten-year-old Gulistan and her brother Firat live in the heart of Turkish Kurdistan. Tragedy strikes when their parents are shot down by paramilitary gunmen before their very eyes. Traumatized and orphaned, Gulistan and Firat try to care for their infant sister, but their money soon runs out and they re forced onto the street. It is there that Gulistan meets the part-time escort Dilara....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: After crashing the family car, teen-age Juan walks the streets all day searching for someone to help fix it. He meets an elderly mechanic whose only companion is a boxer dog, a young mother who wants to sing in a punk band, and a teenage mechanic who loves martial arts and Kung Fu philosophy. As the day drags on, it is revealed that the sadness and silence in Juan's family is due to the death...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Lake 2009

Summary: " ... A time capsule of Paris and New York between 1969 and 1973 as viewed through the eyes of Antonio Lopez (1943-1987), the dominant fashion illustrator of the time. Counted among Antonio's discoveries (muses of the period) were iconic beauties such as Grace Jones, Jessica Lange, and Jerry Hall, as well as Warhol's Superstars Donna Jordan, Jane Forth and Patti D'Arbanville. Antonio's inner...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Summary: Loneliness, disillusionment and the experience of first love reveal the character of Raya, a seventeen-year-old living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and her little brother Robis. A huge turn of events shakes up their lives, and the young girl must come to decisions that even a grown woman would find challenging to make.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: In nineteenth-century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon, she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. May's hope to change her status turns into a real and tantalizing possibility when she gets pregnant. Faced with forbidden love and its devastating consequences, May finally...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Jan, recently released from prison after serving time for the murder of a child, has always maintained his innocence and is ready to put the past behind him. A gifted organist, he takes a job at an Oslo church under his middle name, Thomas. His talent and gentle manner quickly earn him the respect of his superiors, as well as the love of the pastor, Anna, and her little boy, Jens. But his past...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2010

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

Summary: Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety. Inspried by Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree", which chronicles a story of two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Documentary on the avant-garde music and video collective, the Residents, based on the group's archival materials and their recent 40th anniversary world tour.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job and an apartment, but before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. The people around him seem cut off from any real emotion and communicate only in superficialities. He makes an attempt to escape from the city, but he discovers there is no way out. Andreas meets a man who has found a crack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Galia, a young Israeli, and her boyfriend Oren board a local bus. The bus explodes, leaving Oren in a coma and Galia with severe burns and such memory loss that she cannot remember the terrorist attack nor the days leading up to it. The film begins one year after the attack, upon Oren's death. As Galia undergoes physical and mental therapy, she attempts to stitch together the shattered...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A 17-year-old Kurdish refugee, Bilal, has struggled his way through Europe in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend, who has emigrated to England. When he is stopped in France, he decides to swim the English Channel to complete his journey. While training at a local swimming pool he meets Simon, a middle-aged swim instructor, who agrees to help Bilal, in order to regain the affection of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: For most of his life, Ignacio Carrillo traveled the villages of northern Colombia, playing traditional songs on his accordion, a legendary instrument said to have once belonged to the devil. He eventually married and settled in a small town, leaving the nomadic life behind. But after the traumatic death of his wife, he vows never to play again, and embarks on one last journey to return the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2010

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Summary: A portrait of David Hockney, legendary artist and an early icon for LGBTQ and AIDS activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In a tale akin to "Romeo and Juliet," the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' differences. Malú is from an upper-class family and her single mother does not want her to play with Jorgito, as she thinks his background coarse and commonplace. Jorgito's mother is a poor socialist who is proud of her family's social standing, and places similar restrictions on her son....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Bursting with idealism, Melanie Prèoschle, a young teacher from the countryside, starts her first job at a high school in the city; however, things don't go quite as she planned. She had hoped to be a 'fresh breeze' to the school, but her colleagues are annoyed by her new teaching methods. Not only that, Melanie hasn't one friend in her new town. Tr ying not to get discouraged, she attempts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Komplizen Film 2006

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

Summary: Three friends and one love triangle. All want to quest for the perfect wave and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2006

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

Summary: Charlie is seventeen and bored. Her estranged parents are too caught up in their own drama to pay her much attention. Enter Sarah, a confident and charismatic new transfer student who brings with her an alluring air of boldness and danger. The two form an instant connection, and through shared secrets, love interests and holiday getaways their relationship deepens to levels of unspoken intimacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "It is summer, and thirty-year-old Antoine is forced to leave the city to return to his family in Provence. His father is sick, so he must assume the lifestyle he thought he had shed: driving the family grocery cart from hamlet to hamlet, delivering supplies to the few remaining inhabitants. Accompanied by Claire, a friend from Paris whom he has a secret crush on, Antoine gradually warms up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2008

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Summary: A trio of friends residing in an urban Czech housing project finds that happiness can come from the place where you least expect it in this quirky and heartfelt drama. As the shadow of the country's largest chemical factory looms large over their bleak industrial suburb, Monika, Tonik, and Dasha hold out hope for a brighter future in another place. While supermarket employee Monika's dreams are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows the life of Polish artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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