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Summary: Three teenagers are shaken up by their first loves in the turmoil of their youth. At a time when others are conforming, they stand their ground and assert their right to love and be free.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: At the height of international tension between America and Iran, Kevin Sheppard, a charismatic African-American basketball player accepts an offer to play professional basketball in Iran. What begins as a desire to "explore the unknown" ends in an emotional roller-coaster as he forms an unlikely alliance with three young Iranian women against the backdrop of revolutionary social upheaval in Iran.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The true story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism at a young age, and later joining the priesthood. Quickly rising within the ranks of the Church; Lustiger was appointed Archbishop of Paris by Pope Jean Paul II- and found a new platform to celebrate his dual identity as a Catholic Jew;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A young Dublin taxi driver gets tangled up in the world of human trafficking while trying to save his mother from addiction and provide for his younger brother with Down syndrome.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2014

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Summary: John lives with his mother, Jean, in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager existence as a taxi driver. After finding his mother unconscious from yet another night of binge drinking, John learns that without treatment, she will not have much longer to live. Desperate to save their broken family, he offers his services to a petty criminal in order to pay for Jean's costly rehab treatment,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In this madcap and lighthearted comedic romp, introverted optometrist Weichung begins to question his marriage with his wife Feng, upon learning of her desire to have another baby. At his sister's engagement party, Weichung bumps into an old friend, Stephen, a wedding photographer who, though also married, is living the high life of a younger, single gay man. When Stephen teases Weichung for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Pröschle, a young teacher from the countryside, starts her first job at a high school in the city. Desperate to fulfil her hopes, Melanie intends to do everything the right way. Politely she introduces herself to her neighbours with homemade schnapps. At her first day of school she gives a very ambitious speech for her colleagues. She wants to be a 'fresh breeze'...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Mouvement 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Afghanistan 2014. As the withdrawal of troops approaches, Captain Antares Bonassieu and his squad have been assigned a surveillance mission in a remote valley of Wakhan, on the border of Pakistan. Despite Antares and his men's determination, control of the secluded valley will slowly fall out of their hands. One dark night, soldiers begin to mysteriously disappear in the valley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This fateful love story is set in Prague during the late 1930s and subsequent Nazi occupation. It focuses on radio journalist Emil, who is deeply in love with his glamorous Jewish movie star wife Hana. When the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia is established, Hana's career is cut short and Emil's radio station put under German control. Emil chooses to collaborate with the occupiers in order...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: An orphan of the Rwandan genocide travels from Kigali to the countryside on a quest for justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: Told in fourteen fixed-angle, single shot, individual tableaus that parallel Christ's journey to his own crucifixion, this film is both an indictment of fundamentalist faith and the articulation of an impressionable teen's struggle to find her own path in life. Though from the outside Maria lives in the modern world, her family and her heart are faithful to a Catholic radicalism that requires...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The morning of Tunde's graduation party and things have already begun to unravel. Tunde has managed to alienate his sister, Simisola. His older brother, Ade, persistently plagues him with criticism, and their mother has started drinking again. Unbeknownst to most, Tunde has orchestrated the return of his long estranged father, resurrecting unresolved family anguish against the backdrop of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Be with me is a tapestry of three stories woven around the themes of love, hope, tragedy and redemption. Although the main characters come from different backgrounds and lead different lives, they are bound by one common desire--to be with their loved one"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zhao Wei Films 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: 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

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