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Summary: Explores filmmaker Rithy Panh's quest to create the missing images during the period when the Khmer Rouge ruled over Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. The film uses wood figures, archival footage, and narration to recreate his firsthand experiences and those of his family and friends' suffering during the communist regime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Hermila takes her newborn son and returns to her village in northeastern Brazil. Realizing she has been abandoned by her husband, she is determined to raise enough money to escape her stifling home town. She raffles off her body as a way to raise money.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing 2008

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

Summary: The story of a troubled relationship festering between two couples: young Alain Getty, a home automation engineer, and his wife, sweet Bénédicte ; and middle-aged André, Alain's boss, who is married to the mysterious Alice. Their encounter does not leave the young couple's harmony unscathed. The discovery of a mysterious rodent's corpse blocking the waste pipe of their kitchen sink does...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2006

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

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Summary: Thomas, a young German baker, has an affair with Oren, a married Israeli man. After Oren unexpectedly dies in a car crash, Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking answers about his death. Under a fake identity, Thomas enters the life of Anat, his lover's newly widowed wife. There, he begins to work for Anat, baking pastries that bring her cafe to vibrant life. Thomas becomes deeply involved in her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2018

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Summary: A fresh take on the coming-of-age story, this surreal tale follows the artistically driven Oscar, hovering on the brink of adulthood. Struggling to find his place in the world after a rough childhood and haunted by images of a tragic incident, Oscar dreams of escaping his small town. After he meets a mysterious and attractive new co-worker, Oscar follows the guidance of his pet hamster Buffy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Only Trudi knows that her husband Rudi is suffering from a terminal illness. She decides not to tell him and convinces him to visit their family in Berlin. When Trudi dies suddenly, Rudi vows to make up for her lost life and takes his last journey to Tokyo in the midst of the cherry blossom festival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: An unapologetically sexy and subversive comedy based on the bestselling novel by Charlotte Roch. When a bizarre shaving incident lands rebellious teen Helen in the hospital, she develops an unlikely bond with her male nurse. She seduces him with stories of her sexual adventures while using her illness to try and reunite her divorced parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2015

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

Summary: Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier with no family visitors. Magic, healing, romance and dreams are all part of Jen's tender path to a deeper awareness of herself and the world around her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Two young brothers search for their birth father across the colorful landscape of Greece.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Williams, Paul

Summary: After being banished from their planet, Johnny X and his friends are sent to Earth and set off in search of a piece of technology that could change the fate of the universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2013

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

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Summary: A unique tale of a man embracing life's greatest mystery. Choosing to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside, Boonmee is visited by his dead wife as a ghost, and his lost son as a strange hairy beast with red glowing eyes. They've come to guide him to his final resting place, a cave where his first soul began. With a wry sense of humor and a humanist spirit, it's a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2011

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

Summary: Set primarily in two hospitals, the film tells two similar stories from two different periods, mirroring their respective eras' mores. At a small-town hospital, Toa is courting charming Dr. Tei. Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul tells the story of his parents who were both doctors, and his memories about growing up in the hospital environment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video [distributor] 2007

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

Summary: Tells the life and love story of Argentina's most famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart. Relaying their story to a group of young tango dancers and choreographers from Buenos Aires, their story of love, hatred and passion is transformed into unforgettable...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A touching film about a single mother who lives with her 12-year-old daughter in the Grbavica district of Sarajevo, a neighborhood once used as an internment camp during the Yugoslav wars. A beautiful and tender story that you won't soon forget.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2007

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

Summary: A heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: It's a riotous comedy that follows former child actor, David Gold, as he makes one bad decision after another. Recently unemployed and with nothing left to lose, he fakes his resume and gets a job as a high school guidance counselor. Quickly winning over the students with his bad behavior, David forms a friendship with Jabrielle, a teenage outcast and they hit the road as an unlikely pair of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Zama, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America, waits for a letter from the King granting him a transfer from the town in which he is stagnating, to a better place. His situation is delicate. He must ensure that nothing overshadows his transfer. He is forced to accept submissively every task entrusted to him by successive Governors' who come and go as he stays behind. The years go...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Arnaud, facing an uncertain future and a dearth of choices in a small French coastal town, meets and falls for the apocalyptic-minded Madeleine, who joins an army boot camp to learn military and survival skills to prepare for the upcoming environmental collapse. Intrigued and excited, Arnauld sings up for the boot camp himself. They soon realize that the boot camp is harder than they had imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Jess and Moss are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a summer, they venture out on a journey exploring deep secrets, identity, and hopes for the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Baxter Bros. 2012

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

Summary: The story of illegal Burmese immigrants and a love affair that begins during a picnic on the Thai-Burmese border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2007

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

Summary: "Teresa, a fifty year-old woman, travels to the beaches of Kenya as a sex tourist or 'Sugar Mama'. There, she moves from one beach boy to the next, buying their love only to be disappointed and quickly learning that love is strictly a business."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2013

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

Summary: The Spanish Deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters; both detectives in the homicide division, to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ideology, detectives Juan and Pedro must put aside their differences in order to hunt down a killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leo is a blind teenager who's fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school project, new feelings blossom in him that make him...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2015

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