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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)
2.

La Jetée: Sans Soleil

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"La jetée" was the inspiration for Terry Gilliam's film "Twelve Monkeys" and is almost entirely narrated using black and white stills. After Paris is destroyed in a third world war, the survivors are forced to retreat underground where scientists conduct strange time-travel experiments in an effort to escape to a better past or future. In "Sans soleil", an unknown woman reads the writings of a cameraman who travels the world to produce a study of "the dreams of the human race"; he is particularly attracted to the two extremes of Japan and Africa, and discusses the images that he creates with the woman.
BookDVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

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)
4.

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)
5.

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)
6.

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)
7.

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)
8.

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)
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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)
10.

Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

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Evokes a sense of impending doom, the daily domestic routine of a middle-aged widow. Her chores include making the beds, cooking dinner for her grown son, and turning the occasional trick. Her life is beginning to break down.
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

L'Année Dernière a Marienbad: Last Year at Marienbad

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X attempts to convince A that they met last year in this same hotel (or maybe it was in a different one). They loved each other, emotionally and physically. She agrees to elope with him and get away from M, her husband (or lover). At the last moment, she refuses (for whatever reason) and asked for a one year postponement. Now, the year has passed and X has come to their agreed rendezvous to take her away. A claims she does not recognize X and does not remember any agreement between them. At first, X is surprised, and he recounts conversations the two of them had, supporting details, relating scenes convincingly. A persists in not remembering, even though X produces a photograph of her as a proof of his claim.
BookDVD
2009; 1961
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

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)
13.

Le Dernier Métro: Last Metro

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Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement.
BookDVD
2009; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Gomorrah

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Don Ciro is a timid middleman, who distributes money to the families of imprisoned clan members. One day he is ambushed by two angry clan members with an obvious grudge against their fellows. He later offers to defect to their side and leads them to the location where he is given the money for distribution. Totò is a 13-year-old grocery delivery boy who observes some drug dealers ditching some drugs and a gun when running from the police. He returns the items to the gang, who take him in. When a gang member is killed in a drive-by, they decide to exact retribution on Maria, whose son has joined a secessionist gang. Roberto is a graduate who works in toxic waste management. His boss, Franco, illegally dumps the waste in disused mines. During an operation, a drum of toxic chemicals is [...]
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Before the Rain: (A Tale in Three Parts)

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When a mysterious incident in the Macedonian mountains blows out of proportion, it threatens to start a civil war. Told in three parts. A silent young monk offers protection to an ethnic Albanian girl who is suspected of murder. A London photojournalist who is pregnant, needs to deal with her estranged husband and desires a permanence with her lover. Her lover is a prize-winning Macedonian photographer, just back from Bosnia, finds himself changed by the violence. Linked by events and explores the uncompromising nature of war.
BookDVD
2008
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.

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)
18.

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)
19.

Antonio Gaudí

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Antonio Gaudí designed some of the world's most astonishing buildings, interiors, and parks. Takes viewers on a tour of Gaudí's truly spectacular architecture, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia cathedral.
BookDVD
2008
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)