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Living With Refugees

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"Journalist Sorious Samura returns to Africa once again to discover the realities of being one of Darfur's countless refugees. More than a million people have been forced to flee their homes by militia attacks on the province in western Sudan. Tens of thousands have been killed. Samura spends a month living as a refugee with one family as they travel from the Sudanese border to a refugee camp in Chad. Sharing with them the insecurities of life far from home in an environment that provides no guarantee of food or shelter, even from the aid agencies, he gains a unique insight into what it really means to be a refugee"--Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rodelinda: Opera in Three Acts

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This opera performance tells a tale of unrequited love that is steeped in jealousy, treachery and grief.
DVD
2005; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Red Violin

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Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece - how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Safe

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Drama about a suburban housewife whose affluent environment turns against her, causing environmentally-induced disease. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
DVD
1999; 1995
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My Beautiful Laundrette

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Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths-- Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Train to Pakistan

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Set during the political struggles of 1947, a town on the Punjab between India and Pakistan witnesses and becomes embroiled in the escalating violence between Sikhs and Muslims.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Pillow Book

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Inspired by the writings of Sei Shonagon, a female courtier who lived during the Heian Dynasty in 10th century Japan, which were the catalyst for a modern-day Japanese woman's life experiences.
DVD
1998; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bandit Queen

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Based on the dictated prison diaries of Phoolan Devi, a woman born of low caste, who was sold into a brutal marriage when she was 11 years old. Her struggle against a class-based, male-dominated culture culminates in a spree of vengeful violence and finally a bloody coup.
DVD
2000; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dancing at Lughnasa

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DVD
1999; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Welcome to Sarajevo

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Living on the edge amid the constant threat of attack, an offbeat band of TV journalists, lead by hotshot Jimmy Flynn, report from a devastated war-torn country. The action intensifies when one of the journalists crosses the line and risks his life in a bold attempt to smuggle an orphaned girl to safety.
VHS
1998; 1997
Ivy (By Request)
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Bandit Queen

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A woman's life erupts in a feverish spree of vengeful violence, shocking the world--and bringing a government to its knees--in this tale of modern day savagery run wild. Born of low caste, 11 year-old Phoolan is sold into marriage with a man 20 years her senior in exchange for a cow and a rusted bicycle. Challenging her fate, she escapes and falls in with a pack of ruthless bandits. But the political structure of the male- dominated gang comes with its own set of brutal humiliations, and Phoolan must struggle to rise above a culture determined to bring her down, in a bloody coup that electrified a nation and transformed one woman's world forever.
VHS
1995; 1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Bandit Queen

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Based on the dictated prison diaries of Phoolan Devi, a woman born of low caste, who was sold into a brutal marriage when she was 11 years old. Her struggle against a class-based, male-dominated culture culminates in a spree of vengeful violence and finally a bloody coup.
Laserdisc
1996; 1994
Ivy (By Request)
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The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

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Interviews with Leni Riefenstahl, now in her nineties, flash- backs and modern film sequences tell the story of the most famous woman film director of all time. Known for her films made during the Third Reich, Riefenstahl's story is a controversial one. Best known for her "Triumph of the Will," the film made of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress, it proved to be her undoing.
Laserdisc
1995; 1993
Ivy (By Request)