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Summary: In his most achingly personal film to date, legendary Italian Filmmaker Marco Bellocchio uses the occasion of a family reunion in his hometown of Piacenza to excavate and discuss a traumatic event: the death of his twin brother Camillo, who committed suicide in the late '60s at age 29. Through detailed conversations with his siblings, archival footage providing context about 20th-century...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Stanley, Timothy.

Summary: "To most Americans, Hollywood activism consists of self-obsessed movie stars making transparently liberal films in a desperate bid for Academy Award glory. There's some truth in that stereotype. But celebrity activism also exerts a subtle power over the American political process. Through money, networking, and image making, the movie industry has shaped the way that politics works for nearly a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 STA

Summary: A young boy in a small Italian village is befriended by the projectionist at the movie theater, the Cinema Paradiso. As the boy grows up, he learns to love films, and is encouraged by his good friend to pursue his dream of one day making movies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: Young line producer Danny Byrd is well-known in Hollywood for being someone who gets things done on time and under budget. But when his reputation takes a beating after his partner-- and former best friend-- makes off with their investors' money, Danny has but one chance to redeem himself and restore his ruined career. LA lawyer Megan Pierce sacrificed years proving herself to bosses only to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BUN

Summary: Nanni Moretti recounts three entries from his 'diary' in the hilarious and intimate self-reflective comedy which follows the filmmaker's musing on cinema atop a Vespa, a trip to the Aeolian Islands to work on his new screenplay, and his search for health and wellness after breaking out in a nagging skin rash.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: "A Japanese film crew interviews Fellini about his career as he films the memories of his life as a young journalist walking into his beloved studio Cinecitta for the first time"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Summary: A look at controversial director Pier Paolo Pasolini. Was his death in 1975 the work of Pino the Frog, a 17 year old male prostitute, or an assassination by right-wing fascists?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Multimedia 2006

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

Summary: In his unique fiction/documentary hybrid, the pioneering William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making. This wildly innovative sixties counterculture landmark is expanded 35 years later by its unconventional follow-up, Take 2 1/2. The sequel sees the actors reunited in a more personal,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the film tells the story of director Mario Suarez's quest to make the ultimate tango film. Lonely after his wife (one of the film's stars) has left him, Mario must find the themes that will hold the film together, while simultaneously permitting his musicians and dancers the freedom of expression that is necessary to satisfy the tango-hungry Argentine audience....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1999

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

Summary: A billionaire decides on a whim to create a movie, hiring a team he considers the best: a renowned filmmaker and two egotistical actors -- one from Hollywood and the other from experimental theatre -- who cannot get along. While the director creates bizarre rituals to test their abilities, the actors find themselves confronting each other as well as their pasts and their bodies of work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Mild-mannered sound engineer Gilderoy arrives in Rome to begin work on the soundtrack to a film called The Equestrian Vortex, a tale of witchcraft and murder set inside an all-girl riding academy. Before long he finds himself entranced by the film's mysteriously terrifying allure, and the lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: John Wilson is a brilliant, driven filmmaker who is determined to turn his new project in Africa into a grand personal adventure hunting a wild elephant.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE WHI

Summary: Martin Scorsese takes an in-depth look at the careers of great Italian filmmakers such as Rossellini, De Sica, Fellini, Visconti, and Antonioni, and their art's profound influence on him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A famous comedy film maker, rejected by his fans after a venture into serious cinema, seeks comfort from the three dissimilar women he is dating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: At the heart of this film is the question of whether Leni Riefenstahl was a Nazi, as her detractors claim, or whether she was the victim of society-- a naive, young woman who made Triumph des Willens on assignment, and simply did a very good job. This film does not judge, and Riefenstahl (a fiesty 90 during production) is genuine in her protest. Or has the passage of 50-plus years simply...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

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

Summary: Long before Jacques Cousteau and Richard Attenborough, a Frenchman named Jean Painlevé made documentaries that captured the natural world in a unique manner. "Science Is Fiction" collects 23 of these short films. Painlevé (1902-89) spent his life straddling the arts and the sciences, studying biology at the Sorbonne, but also hanging out with Man Ray and Luis Buñuel. Long fascinated by marine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Summary: Explores the hidden history of the American exploitation film. From the tents of carnie roadshows of the early 20th century to "Nudie Cuties," blood-soaked gore fests, biker flicks, blaxploitation and beyond. Looks at the films, the filmmakers, shysters and hustlers who made it all happen. Includes over 2 hours of outtakes, classic grindhouse trailers, and long lost, never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2010

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

Summary: This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France on a usb drive hidden in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (Offside, The Circle) during his house arrest in his Tehran apartment. While appealing his 2010 sentence (six years in prison and a 20-year ban from filmmaking, interviews or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Summary: An absorbing portrait of the filmmaker David Lynch, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself. From the privacy of his home and painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, a candid Lynch conjures people and places from his past, from his boyhood in Idaho and Virginia to his experiences at art school in Boston and Philadelphia to the beginnings of his filmmaking career in Los Angeles, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Summary: From out of the shadows comes this final collection of hard-to-find noir classics: The Crimson Kimono (1959); The Lineup (1958); The Shadow in the Window (1956); The Long Haul (1957); Pickup Alley (1957); The Tijuana Story (1957); She Played with Fire (1957); The Case Against Brooklyn (1958); and Man on a String (1960).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood, one of our most versatile critics, has given us a compact study of Hitchcock that deftly melds biography and criticism. He gives us the life, from a provincial suburb of London to the most posh precincts of Los Angeles, and a fabled career that began as a designer of title cards in the silent film era. He reads the films as visual texts, studying their plots to tease out their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITCHCOCK, ALFRED WOO

Summary: Disc 1. The son of a murdered criminal is enlisted to steal a valuable serum for an AIDS-like disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A young boy in a small Italian village is befriended by the projectionist at the movie theater, the Cinema Paradiso. As the boy grows up, he learns to love films, and is encouraged by his good friend to pursue his dream of one day making movies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Cinema 2003

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