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Summary: During the upheavals of Indian independence and partition, a young Hindu girl is romantically pursued by a Muslim, without regard for their religious differences. Surrounding violence catches up, and he turns against Hindus in general, and finally against his love and the values which prompted it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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

Summary: The beauty and strength of the women of the Juchitán have inspired legends and songs for centuries, as well as recent tabloid stories of male harems and free love. Separate fact from folklore and sensationalism from sociology.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2006

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

Summary: 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2012

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

Summary: In Kore-eda's thought-provoking vision, the newly deceased find themselves in a way station somewhere between Heaven and Earth. With the help of dedicated caseworkers, each soul is given three days to choose one cherished memory for their life that they will relive for eternity. As the film reveals, recognizing happiness and finding a life's worth of meaning in a single event is no simple task.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: In Tibet, a once-sovereign nation for thousands of years, much of the country remains under harsh Communist Chinese rule and "patriotic re-education." The surviving Tibetan folk music shapes an endangered people's identity. Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who fled for India at the age of two, returned home to capture the music of his people. He was arrested and sentenced to eighteen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2011

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

Summary: Melé, a bar singer, and her unemployed husband Chaka are on the verge of breaking up. In the courtyard of the house they share with other families in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, African civil society representatives have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, whom they blame for Africa's woes. As numerous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2008

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

Summary: Haunted by the mysterious loss of her grandmother many years before, a beautiful young mother (Makiko Esumi as Yumiko) struggles to come to terms with the sudden loss of her husband. Yumiko remarries and with her young son moves to her new husband's home in a remote village on the wild, untamed Sea of Japan. There, with time, she awakens to find love, understanding, happiness and a sense of peace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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

Summary: When Juliette marries Jean, she comes to live with him aboard the barge "L'Atalante", where they travel along the Seine River. The bride, becomes bored and leaves the ship for Paris where she starts flirting with other men.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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

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Summary: The Nazi extermination of Jews is examined through interviews of survivors, witnesses and perpetrators and through footage of the sites of the death camps and environs as they appear today. Those interviewed include Jewish survivors of the death camps and the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Polish farmers and villagers who lived near the camps and Nazis who worked in the camps and the ghettos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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

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

Summary: After nearly half a century of communist rule, poverty stricken Albania falls subject to the invasion of two exploitive capitalists looking to prosper within the changing economy. As Albania's people try desperately to flee destitution, Gino and Fiore arrive from Italy with plans to use a makeshift manufacturing plant to front their next scam. Forced to name an Albanian as their company's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Yorker Films 2004

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

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Summary: Four vignettes in Batista's Cuba dramatize the need for revolution; long mobile shots tell almost wordless stories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2007

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

Summary: In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disasterous yet comical results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Films 2005

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

Summary: In this romantic comedy, Yoyita, a world-famous diva, returns to her home town of Guantanamo for an elegant reception and a surprise reunion with her once beloved, Candido. Overjoyed with the rekindled memories of her first love, Yoyita's elated heart fizzles while in Candido's embrace. Joining Yoyita's funeral procession back to Havana are her sexy niece Gina, a former professor blacklisted...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: Takes a look at the music, musicians, and spectators at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1958.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC Jaz

Summary: Nelly is a disheartened young Parisian with marriage and financial troubles. Introduced to the wealthy Arnaud by a mutual friend, Nelly agrees to assist him in his memoirs. The unlikely couple initially develop a playful flirtation, but their budding relationship is threatened when Nelly becomes involved with Arnaud's charming editor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2001

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

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