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110781.

Eight Films by Jean Rouch

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"Jean Rouch was an inspiration for the French New Wave, and a revolutionary force in ethnography and the study of Africa. Beginning in 1955 with his most controversial film The Mad Masters, through 1969's darkly comic Little by Little, these films represent the most sustained flourishing of Rouch's practice of "shared anthropology," a process of collaboration with his subjects. Astonishing on their own terms, now restored and released for the first time, Eight films by Jean Rouch is essential for anyone interested in better understanding the development of ethnography and the cross-currents of colonialism and post-colonial social change in Africa, as well as documentary film practice, film history, and world cinema as a whole. Included in this box set are eight newly restored films o [...]
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
110782.

That Pärt Feeling: The Universe of Arvo Pärt

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"Paul Hegeman highlights the music of renowned Estonian composer Arvo Pärt while attempting to unveil the mystery around the purportedly reclusive writer of such famed works as “Tabula Rasa,” “Fratres,” “Trivium” and “Für Alina,” all stirringly performed here. But Hegeman, who also shot the film (with Auke Dijkstra), eschews a typical biographical recounting of the 83-year-old maestro’s prolific life; we learn little of his past, his process or what makes him tick." -- Los Angeles Times, May 23, 2019.
DVD
2018
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
110783.

Koṇārka =: Kōnārka

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The splendour of ancient Indian architecture is seen in this film. In the temple of Konark, built in the 13th century sculptured figuresstill maintain their inherent beauty.
DVD
2017; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
110784.

Cásate Comigo, Maribel

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Provincial businessman, Marcellino, falls in love with Maribel, a "bar hostess" in Madrid. Maribel and her three co-workers fear that he might be a murderer rather than the mild-mannered factory owner that he appears to be.
DVD
2003; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
110785.

Todos los Hombres Sois Iguales

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Three recently divorced professional men live together in a macho paradise, where they can drink and smoke freely, watch plenty of telivision and have lots of sex with lots of women. But one woman comes between them ... the new cleaning woman.
DVD
2002; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
110786.

Jacques Rivette

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DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
110787.

Luo Tuo Xiangzi: Rickshaw Boy

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In the 1920s, a young hardworking peasant arrives in Beijing to become a rickshaw boy at a time when the city is torn by dueling warlords. The owner of the rickshaw company's daughter falls in love with the boy despite a ten year age difference and decides to marry him. Not long after their marriage she dies in labor and his world becomes empty and meaningless. He is a wreck of emotional suffering induced by an archaic society, at the mercy of his environment.
DVD
2004; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
110788.

Private Lives

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Amanda and Elyot--a witty, sophisticated married couple--divorce and marry other mates. Amanda chooses stuffy Victor, while Elyot's selection is the tiresome Sibyl. Coincidentally, both newlywed couples honeymoon at the same Swiss hotel--in adjoining suites, in fact. Amanda and Elyot realize anew that the flame of their love has never been extinguished, but when both slip off for a lover's tryst, they fall into their old pattern of ceaseless bickering. When Victor and Sibyl catch up with their erring mates, they themselves begin arguing.
DVD
2009; 1931
Clemons (Stacks)
110789.

Dreamkeeper

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A Lakota storyteller and his grandson, a troubled 17-year-old boy, embark on a cross-country journey toward self-discovery. The grandson agrees to take his grandfather from Pine Ridge Reservation in S.D. to a powwow in Santa Fe in order to escape from some trouble with the local gang. Interwoven with the journey of the grandfather and grandson are retellings of Native American legends.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
110790.

Bad Day at Black Rock

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A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
110791.

If Beale Street Could Talk

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A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year- old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.
DVD
2019
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
110792.

The Mindy Project: Season One

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Meet Mindy, a single OB/GYN who wants her life to be like a romantic comedy but just can't find the right leading man. As she attempts to balance her unpredictable workplace with some truly offbeat dating situations, Mindy soon discovers that the prescription for happiness is filled with comical side effects. Contains all 24 episodes from the first season.
DVDOnline
2013; 2012
110793.
RBG

RBG

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"At the age of 85, U., S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans-until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career."--Container.
Online
2018
110794.

Le Bel Âge =: Restless

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Le bel âge: "17-year-old Claire struggles between her commitment to swimming and her first turmoil in love. Maurice Revedy, an elderly man who is as mysterious as he is extravagant, welcomes her in his spacious home. But Claire carefully avoids this distant figure who is no other than her grandfather. Proud, rebellious, and solitary, they represent two generations who push each other away, while also being attracted to each other. They are two interwoven trajectories that confront each other, one searching for the future, the other tormented by his past"--Unifrance website.; Histoire naturelle: A short comedy drama about a 25-year-old zoo keeper in Jardin des Plantes.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Item in transit)
110795.

La Chambre Obscure

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"In the 14th century, young Alienor refuses the fate of young women to follow her heart’s desire. At the risk of her life, she succeeds in curing the King of France, who has been suffering from a fistula. In return, she asks her sovereign to wed her to Bertrand de Roussillon, whom she has loved since childhood, convinced she is more deserving of him than anyone else. But Bertrand refuses to consummate their union and flees to the wars in Tuscany. The headstrong Alienor follows him to Italy and disguises herself as another woman, a young Italian whom Bertrand desires ardently." -- Quinzaine website.
DVD
2010; 2000
Clemons (Item in transit)
110796.

Sadma

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A young woman receives a head injury in an automobile accident and becomes like a six-year-old. She leaves the hospital unattended and ends up in a brothel. She is rescued by a young man who takes her to his home in the mountains. Meanwhile, her parents and the police are looking for her, and just as she is cured, they come to take her back to Bombay.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
110797.

Agatha Christie's Poirot: Death on the Nile

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When Linnet Doyle steals and marries her best friend's fiance, the best friend gets her revenge by hounding the newlyweds. On a pleasure cruise down the Nile, the widely despised Mrs. Doyle is found murdered. Thank goodness Poirot is along for the ride.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
110798.

Poirot: Sad Cypress

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Elinor Carlisle has been accused of killing her wealthy Aunt and a rival in love. When Poirot comes to the case he quickly finds motive, opportunity and means for Elinor to have done the double murder. But a tidy package is not enough to satisfy Poirot's curiosity, and he eventually pieces together an entirely different picture of what really happened in a case that appeared to cut and dried.
DVD
2005; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
110799.

Sex Life in L.A. 2: Cycles of Porn

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Sex/Life in L.A. 2: Cycles of porn is a revealing glimpse into a world where sex, art and business collide in the City of Angels. It's been seven years since the filmmaker's first documentary portrait, and director Jochen Hick is checking in with some of his previous subjects: Adult film stars Kevin Kramer, Cole Tucker and Matt Bradshaw. But sexuality is constantly evolving, and styles, tastes and even new technology are providing a new supply of up-and-coming talent. Hick deftly explores a culture in which young men occupy a house outfitted with webcams for a sexy chat site, and nomad filmmakers rove the country looking for impromptu stars of their condom-free "bareback films." The dreams disappointments and unwavering reality of the gay adult industry are all opened up with insight [...]
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
110800.

Khuda Gawah

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During competition in a game of buzkahsi with a neighboring tribe in Afghanistan Badshah Khan falls in love with Benazir and will do anything to marry her. They get married. Benazir's dad is killed by Habibulla and Badshah goes to seek him in a jail in India. He does so but has the jailer Ranveer Sethi on his trail. After avenging his father-in-law' death Badshah surrenders himself to Ranveer and is jailed for five years. In order to avenge Habibulla's death his brother Pasha kidnaps the daughter of jailer Ranveer in return for Badshah. Badshah finds out about this, escapes from jail and confronts Pasha only to have Inspector Aziz Mirza kill Ranveer. With Ranveer's daughter as a pawn in Pasha's hands Badshah admits to killing Ranveer and is sentenced to 50 years in jail. On coming ou [...]
DVD
2007; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)