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AIDS JaaGO

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"Under the auspices of Mirabai Films and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the AIDS JaaGO project presents four short dramatic films by cutting-edge Indian directors, Mira Nair, Vishal Bhardwaj, Santosh Sivan and Farhan Akhtar, who aim to dismantle myths and misconceptions about HIV / AIDS." -- Container.; "Mira Nair's Migration deals with the AIDS virus as the great class leveler in society by following its transmission through interweaving stories linking urban and rural India. Blood Brothers, directed by award-winning new wave director Vishal Bhardwaj stars Siddhartha (Rang De Basanti) as a young man who gets a positive HIV diagnosis and subsequently allows his life to fall apart. Farhan Akhtar's Positive follows the story of a young boy and his parents and how they cope with [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hysterical Blindness

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A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, ca. 1987.
DVD
2003; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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New York, I Love You

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In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different love stories.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Kama Sutra

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A seductive tale of love and betrayal set in 16th century India. A king's courtesan is forbidden to embrace her one true love. Trained in the art of pleasure, Maya, the beautiful servant girl becomes defiant, rebelling against ancient tradition. As passion takes over, the conflict brings consequences that no one ever envisioned.
DVD
1997; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Perez Family

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Set in 1980, free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years. But when an overworked immigration officer mistakes Dottie and Juan for husband and wife, the stage is set for a merry marital mix-up, and some very unpredictable romances.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mississippi Masala

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In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African American businessman falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families.
DVD
2003; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
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Monsoon Wedding

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Love, lust and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their world-wide guests as they celebrate for four days the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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11'09"01: September 11

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Eleven filmmakers from eleven countries reflect on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in short films each lasting 11 minutes, 9 seconds and 1 frame. Samīrā Makhmalbāf presents a female teacher, at an Afghani refugee camp in Iran, organizing the children for a minute's silence; meanwhile the adults express fears of an American bombardment. Claude Lelouch presents the tale of a World Trade Center tour guide who is on the verge of a breakup with his deaf girlfriend when the terrorist attacks occur. Yūsuf Shāhīn presents a young American soldier who comes to haunt a famous film producer and they engage in a highly conflicted dialogue. Danis Tanovič presents the women of Srebrenica (a town where thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys were massacred Serbs on July 11, 1995) continui [...]
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Vanity Fair

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Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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My Own Country

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A small-town doctor, making the adjustment of coming from India to the rural town of Johnson City, Tennessee, must win the acceptance and trust of his community when the town's first documented case of AIDS is reported. Based on a true story.
VHS
1999; 1998
Ivy (By Request)
11.

Monsoon Wedding

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Love, lust and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their world-wide guests as they celebrate for four days the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Salaam Bombay!

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A ten-year old boy, deserted by his mother, struggles to survive the streets of Bombay, India.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Salaam Bombay!

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Krisha, a ten year old boy, has been abandoned in Bombay by his mother. While living in the streets, he tries to earn money to go home.
DVD
2005; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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India Cabaret

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By focusing on a group of female strippers who work in a nightclub in the suburbs of Bombay, India Cabaret explores the "respectable" and "corrupt" stereotypes which typify women in contemporary Indian society. It shows us the ordinary lives the dancers lead during the day, and follows them into the dressing room where they transform themselves into "queens of the night." The film tells their story, relating their hopes and fears while respecting their sense of pride, independence, strength and resilience. It also reveals the rules and double standards of India s patriarchal society.
Online
1986
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The Laughing Club of India

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Five years ago in Bombay, Dr. Madan Kataria decided to find out whether or not "laughter is the best medicine." He gathered together a group of patients and neighbors to meet daily to laugh. After a time, Dr. Kataria found that the participants experienced improved health and decreased levels of stress. Thus was born across India the phenomenon of laughing clubs. Since then, clubs have spread to Europe and to the United States. In this film, award-winning director Mira Nair has created a compassionate, sometimes ironic portrait of a number of "serious laughers" who meet daily in these clubs in pursuit of happiness.
Online
2002
16.

So Far From India

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Viewers will be caught up in this poignant portrait of a family split between two worlds. Ashok Sheth is an Indian immigrant who has come to New York to seek a better life for his family. Once here, he postpones sending for them. Money is scarce and he is growing away from the traditional life he left behind. Meanwhile, his despairing wife has lost face, dependent as she is on her in-laws for sustenance. The tension mounts when Ashok journeys to India to confront the situation. Beautifully photographed, So Far from India makes a universal statement about uprooting, starting a new life, and the pain of those left behind.
Online
1983
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Mississippi Masala

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In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African-American, owner of a small carpet cleaning service, falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families.
Laserdisc
1992; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
18.

The Perez Family

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Free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years. But when an overworked immigration officer mistakes Dottie and Juan for husband and wife, the stage is set for a merry marital mix-up, and some very unpredictable romances.
Laserdisc
1995
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Amelia

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Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth.
DVD
2009