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1.

Medium Cool

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The story of the working world and romantic life of a television cameraman is a visceral, lasting cinematic snapshot of the era, climaxing with an extended sequence shot right in the middle of the riots surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. An inventive commentary on the pleasures and dangers of wielding a camera, Medium Cool is as prescient a political film as Hollywood has ever produced.
BookDVD
2013; 1969
Clemons (Stacks)
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Turn Your F^*king Head: Deborah Hay's Solo Performance Commissioning Project

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In August 2012, twenty dance artists from eleven countries spent ten days at the Findhorn Community Foundation, Scotland, to learn and be coached in the performance of a solo they had each commissioned from renowned choreographer Deborah Hay. Hay's innovative Solo Performance Commissioning Project (SPCP) instils a transformative and rigorous daily practice that serves to stimulate and enrich each individual's approach to performance and choreography. This process then engenders twenty unique solo adaptations of the work through a period of practice that extends into the months following the project. To mark the moment of the final SPCP in 2012, Independent Dance commissioned videographer Becky Edmunds to document the journey of the group as they learned the solo 'Dynamic'. The result [...]
BookDVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

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Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own.
BookDVD
2016
Clemons (By Request)
4.

John Huston's Wise Blood

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U.S. Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, but he somehow makes observations about the state of a run-down country church and understands that there are ridiculous frauds on the streets. Memories inspire him to take up, after initially refusing, to take on the part of a traveling preacher when a cab driver insists he looks like one in his new hat. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus. His first disciple is an 18-year old simpleton with a 'prophetic gift.'
BookDVD
2009; 1979
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Lawrence of Arabia

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Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
BookDVD
2000; 1962
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Hunger

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In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcedent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard.
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Magnificent Obsession

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Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from a rescue team. They have to use the town's only resuscitator. At that same moment the beloved, local doctor has a heart attack and dies while waiting for the life-saving device. When Bob learns about the doctor's secret - to give selflessley and in secret - he decides to give it a try. He alienates the doctor's widow, Helen, with whom Bob has now fallen in love. His persistence causes another tragedy, and he must remake his life.
BookDVD
2008; 1954
Clemons (Stacks)
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Up the Yangtze

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A "farewell cruise" takes a luxury ship up the vast Yangtze River shortly before completion of the massive Three Gorges Dam. The passengers glimpse a rapidly changing countryside, while the local people struggle to adapt as their lives are irrevocably altered.
BookDVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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That Hamilton Woman

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Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval officer arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins.
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

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World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free.
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

The Last Days of Disco

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Depicts the 'last days' at a disco palace, where drugs, sex and weirdness ran rampant. Icy Charlotte and demure Alice toil by day as publishing house assistants and by night the two look for romance and entertainment at a premier disco club. But, as the disco is closed, they wonder if disco can ever really be dead?
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Missing)
12.

Make Way for Tomorrow

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After losing their house to foreclosure, an elderly couple is separated when none of their five children will take them in together.
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

My Dinner With André

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An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto. All captured in a delicate, but artful detachment.
BookDVD
2009; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Autism, the Musical

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Profiles five children with autism, their parents, and acting coach Elaine Hill as they take on the enterprise of a full-length stage production.
BookDVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Georgy Girl

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A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.
BookDVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

The Furies

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In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself.
BookDVD
2008; 1950
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Caligula

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From the moment he ascends to the throne as Emperor, Caligula forces a reign like no other as power and corruption transform him into a deranged beast.
BookDVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Dazed and Confused

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America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Eavesdrop on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshman.
BookDVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

A Canterbury Tale

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Follow three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer's pilgrims - a landgirl, an American GI, and a British sergeant waylaid in the English countryside, forced to solve a bizarre village crime en route to a mythical town.
BookDVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

The Fallen Idol

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The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder.
BookDVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)