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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

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Summary: Georg, a German refugee, flees to Marseille assuming the identity of a recently deceased writer whose papers he is carrying. There he delves into the delicate and complex culture of the refugee community, becoming enmeshed in the lives of a young mother and son and falling for a mysterious woman named Marie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Inheritance is the story of Monika Hertwig, a soft-spoken woman struggling with a profound legacy left bya father she never really knew. Monika's father was Amon Goeth. Often described as a "monster" and "inhuman", Goeth was a prominent Nazi leader and commandant of the Plaszow Concentration Camp. He murdered thousands of Jews and other prisoners during the war. Sixty years after Amon Goeth's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INH

Summary: Three radical activists like to make their point by breaking into the homes of the wealthy, re-arranging their belongings and leaving cryptic messages. When one such break-in goes wrong, they are forced to kidnap a wealthy businessman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Set in East Berlin in 1984, a secret service agent assigned to monitor a playwright and his girlfriend begins to question his assignment and his loyalty to the government.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: College freshman Michaela suffers a breakdown that looks less like her diagnosed condition of epilepsy than a form of demonic possession. Seeking a priest's aid, Michaela enters a very personal hell while her family watches in horror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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

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: 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: Building the Titanic has been a huge financial effort, and White Star Line president Bruce Ismay wants her maiden voyage to hit the headlines. It is at Ismay's urging that Capt. Edward J. Smith pushes for a record speed in their voyage to New York, and that eventually sows the seeds for later disaster. This Titanic features a number of rich, decadent British passengers and a handful of noble...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2004

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

Summary: Maria Schell enjoyed an unparalleled career for a German speaking actress. An acting career with over seventy feature films, alongside legends like Oskar Werner, Gary Cooper and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rainbow Releasing 2006

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

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: 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 Foreign Language, Call number: DVD JUV GERMAN LIT

Summary: See Little Pim and friends making and eating food while having a great time discovering new tastes. Introduces more than 60 German words and phrases for mealtimes. The Eating and Drinking 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 Foreign Language, Call number: DVD JUV GERMAN LIT

Summary: See the fun ways Little Pim and children play together while learning German words. Explores the wonders of play, from blocks to boats to stuffed animals having tea parties, to dress up. Introduces more than 60 German words and phrases for mealtimes. The Playtime 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 Foreign Language, Call number: DVD JUV GERMAN LIT

Summary: The Eye of Vichy is a brilliantly chosen compilation of long forgotten film footage and newsreels produced by the Nazis and French collaborators during World War Two. From the small town of Vichy in central France, Field Marshall Petain's puppet government worked with their Nazi overlords in creating pro-Nazi propaganda. Seeking to turn the tide of public emotion against both the Allied Forces...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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