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Summary: The crowning triumph of a career cut tragically short, Larisa Shepitko's final film won the Golden Bear at the 1977 Berlin Film Festival and went on to be hailed as one of the finest works of late-Soviet cinema. In the darkest days of World War II, two partisans set out for supplies to sustain their beleaguered outfit, braving the blizzard-swept landscape of Nazi-occupied Belarus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ulit͡skai͡a, Li͡udmila

Summary: An orphaned poet, a gifted pianist and a budding photographer meet in a mid-20th-century Moscow school and eventually embody the heroism, folly, compromise and hope of the Soviet dissident experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Izdatelʹstvo AST 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 FIC ULI

Ulit͡skai͡a, Li͡udmila.

Contents: Orlovy-Sokolovy -- Zverʹ -- Pikovai͡a dama -- Golubchik -- T͡Si͡u-I͡Urikhʹ -- Zhenshchiny russkikh seleniĭ -- Perlovyĭ sup.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: "ĖKSMO" 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 FIC ULI

Petrushevskaia, Liudmila.

Summary: Masterworks of economy and acuity, these brief, trenchant tales by Russian author and playwrite Petrushevskaya, selected from her wide-ranging but little translated oeuvre over the past 30 years, offer an enticement to English readers to seek out more of her writing. The tales explore the inexplicable workings of fate, the supernatural, grief and madness, and range from adroit, straightforward...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Zeman, Ludmila.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, makes a dangerous journey in search of the secret of immortality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books of Northern New York 1995

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.21 ZEM

Ulitskaya, Ludmila

Summary: An orphaned poet, a gifted pianist and a budding photographer meet in a mid-20th-century Moscow school and eventually embody the heroism, folly, compromise and hope of the Soviet dissident experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ULI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ULI

Zeman, Ludmila.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Gilgamesh, half-god and half-man, in his loneliness and isolation becomes a cruel tyrant over the citizens of Uruk. To impress them forever he orders a great wall to be built, driving his people to exhaustion and despair so that they cry to the Sun God for help. In answer, another kind of man, Enkidu, is sent to earth to live among the animals and learn kindness from them. He falls in love with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 1992

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.21 ZEM

Zeman, Ludmila.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 ZEM

Zeman, Ludmila.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: While striving to kill Humbaba, the monster who has attacked the city of Uruk, Gilgamesh spurns the advances of the goddess Ishtar, prompting her revenge, in a retelling of an episode from the story of Gilgamesh, the world's oldest legend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 1993

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 ZEM

Zeman, Ludmila.

Summary: Sindbad the Sailor tells the story of one of his voyages, including his discovery of an island paradise that is really the back of a whale, an encounter with a giant bird, and a valley filled with diamonds and deadly snakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2095 ZEM

Roerich, Nicholas

Summary: V jetom sbornike rabot velikogo russkogo hudozhnika, puteshestvennika, myslitelja N.K. Reriha predstavleny proizvedenija raznyh zhanrov – belye stihi, filosofskie pritchi, rasskazy, ocherki, aforizmy. Tematika jetih rabot raznoobrazna – ot legend i pritch do rasskazov o tainstvennyh javlenijah prirody; ot osnov filosofskih uchenij Vostoka do mudryh sovetov i naputstvij. Odno neizmenno: o chem...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sov. Fond Rerikhov, T͡Sentr-muzeĭ im. N.K. Rerikha 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 ROE

Summary: The most controversial Russian film ever made! In this smoldering drama, Natalya Negoda stars as Vera, a sullen, sultry woman who's torn between her brooding lover and her bitter parents. It's a rare and honest look at Russia as a land of simmering sensuality and brutal candor. This critically acclaimed international box office smash has been seen by over ten million Americans and twenty...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Water Bearer Films 1988

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Summary: "Aspiring musician Miguel journeys to the land of the dead to meet his ancestor and change his family's ban on music."--provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC DIS

Summary: Set against the Russian Civil War. Vavilova has to make a decision between motherhood for revolutionary martyrdom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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

Summary: Practice the ancient art of belly dance to get into shape. Presents belly dance movements that help promote weight loss by leading the dancer through a variety of vibrant movements, or "shimmies". By stimulating the cardiovascular system, belly dancing thoroughly exercises the whole body, and is low impact.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Goldhil Home Media 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.715 BEL

Summary: A journey to the beginning of time (1955) : Youngest of four boys one day finds a fossil of trilobite. So his older friend take him on journey through prehistory, up to beginning of time, to see real live trilobites.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ferrari, Alessandro

Summary: A graphic novel adaptation of the move the good dinosaur. What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC DIS

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