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Summary: The captivating look at the unconventional life of beloved performer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of Mexican popular music and triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2018

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

Summary: After the Spanish conquest of Tenochtitlan, scribe Topilzin rebels against the new state-imposed religion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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

Bunuel, Luis

Summary: A group of high-society friends find themselves unable to leave their host's mansion after a lavish dinner party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion 2009

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

Summary: This film takes you into one particular Sunday morning in the lives of two fourteen-year-old boys, Flama and Moko. With their neighbor Rita and pizza delivery boy Ulises, they create their own adventures to overcome their boredom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: A heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: As Chava nears his twelfth birthday, he and his mother struggle to avoid his conscription in the El Salvadoran army during the civil war of the nineteen eighties.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lightyear Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: "One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Based on a true story about revenge, fear and redemption. In 19th century St. Pierre, a convict sentenced to death strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife and that of the town that she has him working in. Since there is no guillotine or executioner, one of each has to be sent for from France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Summary: An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: Thrown into a political marriage of convenience by her ruthlessly power-hungry family, the beautiful Margot soon finds herself hopelessly drawn into their murderous affairs. It's then she realizes her only hope of escape lies somewhere between the heroic soldier who loves her and the enemy husband who could save her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1995

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

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

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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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: Realizing that her lover Jean is losing interest in her, a society lady Helene gets revenge by tricking him into marrying a former prostitute Agnes. After the wedding Helene tells a stunned Jean about his wife's secret past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Summary: A painstakingly detailed adaptation of the Tolstoy novel which follows the interconnected lives of a group of Russian aristocrats from 1805 to 1812, including Napoleon's invasion of Russia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAR

Summary: "Idealistic filmmaker Sebastian ... and his cynical producer Costa ... arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about Christopher Columbus' conquest of the Americas. But as filming commences, the local citizens begin to riot in protest against a multi-national corporation that is taking control of their water supply. With the film shoot in jeopardy, both men find their convictions shaken....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: The Greek tragedy of Sophocles in which King Creon orders Antigone's death for burying her slain brother against the King's desire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

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 university student haunted by a dark alter ego and surrounded by a web of deaths is sent on a tour of hell in which he and innumerable other people suffer a variety of gruesome torments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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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 Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEP

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

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