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Summary: Dondup, a young government official who dreams of escaping his rural village for America, misses his bus to the city and is forced to hitchhike with an elderly apple seller, a young monk, and an elderly man and his beautiful daughter. Along the way, the monk tells the story of another young man that mirrors Dondup's ambitions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2005

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

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: 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: Only Trudi knows that her husband Rudi is suffering from a terminal illness. She decides not to tell him and convinces him to visit their family in Berlin. When Trudi dies suddenly, Rudi vows to make up for her lost life and takes his last journey to Tokyo in the midst of the cherry blossom festival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Using a melange of strange and unrelated images, this surrealistic film about two lovers who mock convention and the society intent on preventing them from satisfying their desire is a statement by Buñuel on the nature of the bourgeoisie, the Church and the police. Banned in France within two weeks of its release.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2004

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

Summary: After gambling away his freedom, one king becomes slave to another, and uses his lowered position to expose corruption and win the love of his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2008

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

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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

Summary: The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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

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: Agatha Christie's world famous mysteries are delightfully adapted in a new series of French TV movies, sexy, witty and definitely addictive! Set in the 1950s, these iconic stories introduce new investigators in classic Christie style. Chief Inspector Laurence, a man of class and refined taste, and the young ambitious journalist Alice Avril, along with Laurence's ever loyal secretary, Marlene....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2017

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

Summary: A remarkable portrait of a family and a community, of mothers and daughters, and of one indomitable woman. Earthy, sexy, romantic, filled with laughter and warmth, it's a joyous celebration of simple pleasures and enduring passions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 1995

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

Summary: A young cattle farmer is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Drafthouse Films 2012

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

Summary: The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRU

Summary: In a land torn apart by war, two men on opposite sides are about to find out they have one thing in common. Wounded and emotionally tortured, they are taken in by Anni, a young war widow. None of them understands the others' languages, but it doesn't seem to matter. After a hard day at work on Anni's farm, who needs words?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A journalist ventures into the decadent society of modern Rome and finds that his values are being destroyed, leaving him totally disillusioned.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2004

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Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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Summary: Growing up in post-WWII Germany, the son of a Nazi slain during the war, Dieter Dengler dreamed about becoming a pilot. At age 18 he emigrated to the United States and worked odd jobs until he was accepted into the Navy and began pilot training. He was sent to Vietnam around 1966 and on his first mission was shot down and taken prisoner. There, the Vietcong tortured him until Dengler engineered...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Werner Herzog Filmproduktion 2001

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

Summary: A middle-aged prostitute attempts to extricate herself from her sordid past for the sake of her son. Mamma Roma offers an unflinching look at the struggle for survival in postwar Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Summary: Working as a hostess in a trendy bar, a young beauty finds herself mercilessly torn between two men: Hao-hao, her neurotic and jealous live-in boyfriend, and Jack, the mysterious and enterprising gangster who may be her undoing. Chronicles the fleeting, finite blooming of a young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Summary: A woman invokes a curse to save several girls from female circumcision and faces the anger of her fellow villagers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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

Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Ten years after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, this piece documents the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz and Majdanek. One of the first cinematic reflections on the horrors of the Holocaust and contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps' quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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

Summary: "The story of Donald Trump's election told entirely through Russian propaganda. Horrifying and hilarious, this satirical portrait of Russian meddling in the 2016 election reveals a fake news empire and the tactics of information warfare"--container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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