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Summary: Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: In Fireworks a dissatisfied dreamer awakes, goes out in the night seeking a light and is drawn through the needle's eye to return less empty than before. Puce Moment reflects Anger's concerns with the myths and decline of Hollywood. Rabbit's moon, a fable of the unattainable (the Moon) combining elements of Commedia dell'Arte with Japanese myth. In Inauguration of the pleasure dome, members of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantoma Films 2007

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE FIL

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Geneviève, a shop assistant, falls in love with Guy, a gas station mechanic. But a life with him will not be in her future. A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Sandra, who lives in Belgium, has just been released from a psychiatric hospital only to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. So, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TWO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TWO

Summary: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker. One of Agnès Varda's most provocative films, Le bonheur examines, with a deceptively cheery palette and the spirited strains of Mozart, the ideas of fidelity and happiness in a modern, self-centered world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: A French regiment confronts the horrors of World War I as they journey from patriotism to disillusionment about the glory of battle; ex-convict Jean Valjean tries to rebuild his life to be a respectable citizen but police inspector Javert relentlessly hounds him and won't let him escape his past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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

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: Costa-Gavras puts the United States' involvement in South American politics under the microscope in this arresting thriller. An urban guerilla group, outraged at the counterinsurgency and torture training clandestinely organized by the CIA in their country (unnamed in the film), abducts a U.S. official to bargain for the release of political prisoners; soon the kidnapping becomes a media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman's life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: The story of the incredible efforts made by British cameramen to film and document the unbelievable atrocities the Allies encountered during the Liberation of the German Concentration camps in 1945 at the end of World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Vanessa-Ann Collection (Firm)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.593 Vanessa-Ann

Summary: Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and, above all, ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever. Features archival footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2013

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

Contents: Blues in the blue of the night (Billy Barton) (2:30) -- Untied (Tommy Collins) (2:12) -- We're gonna bop (Alvadean Coker) (2:15) -- Go crazy man (Bill Woods) (1:57) -- Daddy loves mommyo (Tommy Duncan) (2:00) -- There ain't nothin' happenin' to me (Cliff Crofford) (2:18) -- Hot dog (Buck Owens as Corky Jones) (2:17) -- Don't go baby (Don't go) (Al Coker) (2:05) -- Let's go (Bonnie Blue Bell)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY OTH

Summary: "Proud, eccentric, and antisocial, Monsieur Hire (Michel Simon) has always kept to himself. But after a woman turns up dead in the Paris suburb where he lives, he feels drawn to a pretty young newcomer to town (Viviane Romance). [He] discovers that his neighbors are only too ready to suspect the worst of him, and is framed for the murder. Based on a novel by Georges Simenon, Julien Duvivier's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

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