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Huang Tu di: Yellow Earth

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The year is 1939. The life of a young peasant girl in Northern Shaanxi province is changed forever by a Communist soldier sent out to collect folk songs for the use of revolutionary armies.
VHS
1993; 1984
Ivy (By Request)
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The Way We Get by

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Beginning as a seemingly idiosyncratic story about troop greeters, a group of senior citizens who gather daily at a small airport to thank American soldiers departing and returning from Iraq, the film quickly turns into a moving, unsettling, and compassionate story about aging, loneliness, war, and mortality. Included are stories of heartbreak and redemption that remind viewers how this culture casts out elders, and too often soldiers. Includes commentary, featurettes, bonus scenes, and more.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

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DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Way We Get by: Sometimes All It Takes Is a Handshake to Change a Life

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Three retired World War II veterans greet and send off troops heading to and from Iraq.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

The Devil Came on Horseback

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This powerful and original film exposes the tragedy taking place in Darfur as seen through the eyes of an American witness, former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle, who has since returned to the U.S. to take action to stop it.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Darwin's Nightmare

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Documentary film that exposes the poverty and misery of the people living on the shores on Lake Victoria in Tanzania who are dependent upon fishing the Nile perch from the lake for their meager earnings. The fish are exported by air to Europe to be sold cheaply and the planes that arrive to transport the fish at first seem to arrive empty, but turn out to carry weapons to Africa and fish away.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Asfar Al-Sath: Halfawin

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A coming of age film that is also a portrait of a 12-year-old boy's life, family, and community in a Mediterranean Arab society.
VHS
1997; 1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Ernesto "Che" Guevara: Le Journal de Bolivie = Ernesto "Che" Guevara : Das Bolivianische Tagebuch (the Bolivian Diary)

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On October 9, 1967, Che Guevara was executed by the Bolivian army, aided by the CIA. Che's diary, a detailed, personal account of his futile 11-month attempt to spark a revolution in Bolivia, is the basis of this intimate filmed portrait.
VHS
1998; 1994
Ivy (By Request)
9.

Larisa

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Tells the story of the life and creative work of Larisa Shepitʹko, one of the most popular Soviet motion picture directors; features remembrances by colleagues and her husband, Elem Klimov.
VHS
1996; 1981
Ivy (By Request)
10.

Voskhozhdenie: The Ascent

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Russian partisans confront the Nazis during World War II. Two men react in different ways to their capture and torture.
VHS
1996; 1972
Ivy (By Request)
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Golpes a Mi Puerta: Knocks at My Door

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A deadly encounter between two nuns and the military police reflect the turbulent times in Latin American society.
VHS
1997; 1993
Ivy (By Request)
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The Tigress

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Three sisters - stereotypically the whore, the saint and the virgin - own a cafe in an isolated area of Ecuador. The Tigress (the whore) has supernatural powers which she will keep as long as her younger sister remains a virgin. The Tigress becomes increasingly "macho" until her sisters forsake her and the local police move in.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
13.

Wu Ya Yu Que: Crows and Sparrows

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Portrays a dramatic struggle between tenants and landlords on the eve of the Communist revolution.
VHS
1992; 1949
Ivy (By Request)
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Wu Tai Jie Mei

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Chronicles the fortunes of two actresses in pre-revolutionary China, who are separated by money and politics.
VHS
1992; 1965
Ivy (By Request)
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In the Land of the Deaf

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Documentary explores deaf life and culture in France, and the growning controversy involving "curing" deafness. Includes portraits of a charismatic sign language teacher and a women treated as mentally ill because her hearing problem was misdiagnosed.
VHS
1994; 1993
Ivy (By Request)