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Summary: Pharmacist's daughter is seduced by her father's assistant, has a child as a result, and is placed in a militarisitic house of correction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2001

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

Summary: The only true 'film noir' ever directed by a woman, this tour de force thriller ... is a classic, tension-packed, three-way dance of death about two middle-class American homebodies (Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy) on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip. Suddenly their car and their very lives are commandeered by [a] psychopathic serial killer ... [A] fascinating character-study.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 1998

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

Summary: The Sacrifice: A dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Seas witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corporation 2000

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

Summary: Mija is a beautiful woman in her sixties who moves gracefully through life, contemplating a trivial daily routine that is ill-suited to her refined persona. On a whim, Mija enrolls in a poetry class at the local cultural center and begins a personal quest to find the perfect words to describe her feelings. However, she's appreciate the wonders of the natural world, but a school girl's suicide...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2011

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

Summary: [College] Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. [The electric house] Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. [Hard luck] A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY COL

Summary: Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2005

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE AVA

Summary: A dramatized life of the 18th century Armenian national poet Sayat Nova.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2001

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

Summary: Contains three films written by Marcel Pagnol. Marius is a young man torn between his love for his family and his desire to move away from his Marseilles harbor, while Fanny, his shy lover, doesn't know how to hold Marius back to keep him near her. Cesar, Marius' father, does not know his son's intentions. When Marius leaves, Fanny discovers she is pregnant with his son, and struggles with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2004

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

Summary: A documentary recollection of music and musicians associated with Kansas City, Mo. in the 1930's, featuring Count Basie and his orchestra, Joe Turner, and Jay McShann.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Video 2001

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

Summary: As 27-year old Jancsi boards a train in Budapest heading for France, he begins a journey into his past, reminiscencing about his lifelong friend, Kata.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Forum 2002

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

Summary: Bumped from a flight back to Los Angeles and his life, Mikey returns to his childhood home, a cluttered Manhattan loft presided over by his bohemian parents. His mother tells him he may stay as long as he wants. What begins as a respite from adult responsibility becomes a premature mid-life crisis. Re-installed in a house saturated with two generations of bric-a-brac evoking days gone by, Mikey...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2009

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

Summary: Friends, Kurt and Mark, reunite for a weekend camping trip in the Cascade mountain range east of Portland, Oregon. For Mark, the weekend outing offers a respite from the pressure of his imminent fatherhood; for Kurt, a long series of carefree adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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

Summary: The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: In the state of Judea in southern Africa, violence, poverty, and sectarianism are endemic. The neighboring alliance has invaded under the pretense of restoring peace. As the civil war reaches new heights, a divine child is born to a lowly couple. As he grows and witnesses the inhumanity of the world, he is offered an escape to the heavens. He refuses. He must try to save the world from evil...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2010

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

Summary: A taut thriller about the tense relationship between the orthodox nationalists and the military. Both a politico-psychological drama and a love story between a passionate woman and two best friends, Time Of Favor raises important questions of faith to one's religion, duty to one's nation, and love for oneself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: Set in 19th century Korea, this version also tells the tale of treachery, lust and sacrifice. Elegant, courtly and sexually voracious young Lord Jo-won's public life of idle nobility masks a not-so-private life of unending sexual conquest. Challenged by his equally debauched cousin Lady Cho to seduce a teenaged virgin threatens Cho's household kingdom. Jo-won accepts on condition that Cho...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2005

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

Summary: The story of the surviving members of the Viennese Hakoah sports club women's swim team, a world-dominating competitor in the 1930s. The club was eventually shut down during Hitler's reign, though all the women managed to escape capture. Combines historical footage and contemporary interviews to reconnect the women's lives and memories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2005

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

Summary: Rather than depict Dracula as a shape-shifting monster or debonair gentleman, Murnau's Graf Orlok is a nightmarish, spidery creature with a bulbous head and taloned claws.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung 2007

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

Summary: The story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village between its proud old chief and a headstrong young caravanner. The balance of power shifts uneasily as they make their annual salt trek across the Himalayas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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

Summary: Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel and in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GOO

Summary: Lermontov's famous fable tells of Ashik Kerib, the wandering minstrel who is trying to earn enough money to marry the girl he loves. But when the father of his beloved spurns him, Ashik is forced to roam the land for 1,001 nights.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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

Summary: A plotless four-person musical revue based on the songs of Belgian balladeer Jacques Brel, the show opens on a dark and rainy Parisian night. Three strangers--a cab driver, a soldier, and a meek woman--find themselves in a theater. After watching a puppet show, they venture backstage and then onto a beach, where they sing songs during increasingly surreal events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2003

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS JAC

Summary: A young woman, unable to be intimate with her husband after his war injuries, seeks solace and physical passion in the arms of a gamekeeper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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

Summary: Fifteen fantastic works by the cinema's first special effects wizard, plus the documentary Georges Melies - Cinema Magician.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2008

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

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