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Kiarostami, Abbas

Summary: Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami recreates the final three years of his life through twenty-four short films inspired by a collection of still images.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2019

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

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

Summary: A photographer and his young wife are stranded in a remote village after their car breaks down. The only adult inhabitant leaves with the photographer to find help, leaving the woman to teach the village children, whose parents are nowhere to be found.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2005

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

Summary: A portrait of contemporary Iran, as seen through the eyes of one woman as she drives through the streets of Tehran over a period of several days. Her journey is comprised of ten conversations with various female passengers, and shed light on the lives of these women whose voices are seldom heard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2004

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

Summary: Over a period of two days, a young student/prostitute and a grandfatherly widower develop an unexpected connection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Over the course of a 10-day visit to Uganda, Abbas Kiarostami uses his camera to capture and caress the faces of a thousand orphans, many whose parents died of AIDS. Alternately heartbreaking and optimistic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2005

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

Binoche, Juliette

Summary: A British author on a book tour in Tuscany and a French art-gallery owner get to know each other over the course of an afternoon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: At the heart of this true story is Hossein Sabzian, an unemployed movie buff who finds himself mistaken for the enigmatic director Mohsen Makhmalbaf. The misunderstanding takes on a life of its own and Sabzian ends up in jail where his trial is filmed by Kiarostami.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 1990

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

Summary: Behind the headline of a murder and a suicide, lies the story of a lonely man whose deep feelings of humiliation push him over the edge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellsprings Media 2004

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

Summary: A filmmaker travels to a remote mountain village secretly planning to record a local ritual ceremony surrounding an old dying woman. He befriends a local boy who ultimately becomes his informant on the fate of the old woman. As the rustling wind, golden light, and deep shadows of the village cast an alluring spell, the deathwatch drags on as the woman stubbornly clings to life, leaving the crew...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2002

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