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Bornedal, Ole

Summary: When an ordinary family man is involved a car accident that causes the other driver, a woman, to have amnesia, he visits her in the hospital and both she and her family believe that he is her boyfriend until the real boyfriend comes looking for him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2009

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Summary: The lives of two Danish families will become entwined when their sons develop an extraordinary but risky friendship. Unfortunately, loneliness, frailty, and sorrow lie in wait.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Jacob runs a struggling orphanage in one of India's poorest regions. Desperate to save an orphanage from closing, he returns to Denmark to meet Jorgen, a wealthy businessman and potential benefactor. What appears to be nothing more than a friendly gesture to attend a wedding sets in motion an increasingly devastating series of surprises, revelations, and confessions that will forever change...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2007

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3 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AFT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Af

Summary: The family and friends of prominent Danish patriarch Helge Klingenfeldt gather at his country estate to celebrate his sixtieth birthday. Two months prior to this event, Helge's daughter committed suicide. Her twin brother, Christian, makes a birthday toast that brings a barrage of family secrets out into the open.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, the Oscar-winning Babette's Feast is a layered tale of a French housekeeper with a mysterious past who brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late nineteenth-century Denmark.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: Critically acclaimed alcoholic actress Thea Barfoed has gone through turmoil, resulting in a divorce and the loss of custody of her two boys. Eager to break with the past, regain control over her life, and get her children back, she uses charm and manipulation to persuade her ex-husband, Christian, that she is able to take back the mantle of motherhood. But ironically, she has not completely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Police inspector Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad investigate a cold case about a disappeared woman; when the murder of young twins implicates a group of students as the killers, Carl Mørck investigates; Department Q must catch a serial killer before time runs out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DEP

Summary: The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: In northern Albania a teenage brother and sister are physically and emotionally trapped in a cycle of violence, a result of their father's entanglement with a rival clan over a piece of land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Afghanistan. During a routine mission, soldiers are caught in heavy crossfire. Commander Claus makes a decision to save his men, which has grave consequences for him, and his family back home

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Lucas is a former school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce and the loss of his job. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered when an untruthful remark throws his small community into a collective state of hysteria. As the lie spreads, Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Documents the story of Mr. Vig, an elderly bachelor who wants to turn his palatial home into a Russian Orthodox monastery, and Sister Ambrosija, the nun who investigates the feasibility of his wish, and the bond of friendship the two develop.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2008

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

Summary: Nicknamed "The Eagle" for his unerring intuition, detective Hallgrim Hallgrimsson exudes competence and self-assurance but beneath the facade is a tormented personality. A cunning and ingenious hero, Hallgrim has allowed work to consume his life and prevent his connecting with himself, his darkest memories and his motivations. Ultimately, a personal crisis forces him to launch another, more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EAG

Summary: In this third and final season of Borgen, Birgitte Nyborg is a very different person than the confident prime minister who spoke at the lectern in Parliament. She is no longer prime minister. It has been two and a half years since she called an election in which she failed to win the required number of seats to maintain the existing government. She has since left politics and is now a high-paid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOR

Summary: Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

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

Summary: After more than a decade of sober political dramas and social-minded periodpieces, the great Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi shifted gears dramatically for this rapturously stylized quartet of ghost stories. Featuring colorfully surreal sets and luminous cinematography, these haunting tales of demonic comeuppance and spiritual trials, adapted from writer Lafcadio Hearn's collections of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: In an unidentified French-speaking West African country, chaos reigns as civil war erupts. For the rebels, it's time to banish the 'white material' -- white folk and the trappings of white life. Among these is the Vial coffee plantation inhabited by Maria, her ex-husband Andre, their son Manuel, and his grandfather Bernard, a white family of French origin. Their terrified workers have fled,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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Summary: Having defined the espionage genre with Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler, Fritz Lang returned to the genre with this surprisingly fast-paced and remarkably grim thriller. Rudolf Klein-Rogge starts as Haghi, the head of an elaborate criminal empire, and Willy Fritsch is the undercover agent assigned to topple the diabolical king from his throne. Filled with the sexual intrigue and high-tech gadgetry that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Shows Camille Claudel, a protégé and mistress of Auguste Rodin, in 1915 when she was imprisoned in an insane asylum. Camille was also the sister of the Christian mystic poet Paul Claudel, the last of her family to pay her regular visits. Inspired by the correspondence between Paul and Camille, the movie focuses on Camille 's struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy in a crowd of schizophrenics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2014

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

Summary: A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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Summary: Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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Summary: A film adaptation of one of the great oral epics of the Bambara people, set during the powerful Mali Empire of the 13th century. Tells the story of Nianankoro, a young Bambara warrior destined to destroy a corrupt older society, the secret Komo cult, and with it his father, and, inevitably, himself. The climactic flash of light which floods the screen at the film's end ushers in a new purified...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: This stirring and poetic depiction of a feud between two rival medieval clans is a fierce, epic, and meticulously designed evocation of the clashes between Christianity and Pagansim, humankind and nature, and love and violence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

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