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1.

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)
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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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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)
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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)
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Der Freischütz: Romantische Oper

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Max the Huntsman struggles against his rival Kaspar to win Agathe in marriage. His desperation leads him to bargain with the Devil in order to best Kaspar for the hand of his beloved.
BookDVD
2006; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Bataille du Rail: The Battle of the Rails

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During the occupation of France by Nazi Germany, French railway workers bravely battled the Nazis on many fronts, from transporting forbidden mail to committing acts of sabotage. They became an invaluable part of the French resistance.
BookDVD
2006; 1946
Clemons (Stacks)
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Chahar Shanbeh Souri: Fireworks Wednesday

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All of Tehran is preparing to celebrate the traditional New Year with the festival of fire, which falls on the last Tuesday night before the official New Year begins. A young woman named Rouhi is employed by a young couple to clean their house. Sweet and naive, Rouhi is engaged to be married, but her innocence is shattered when she finds her employers' household in crisis over accusations of infidelity.
BookDVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Moolaadé

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Set in a small village, four young girls face ritual "purification" decide to flee to the household of Collé Ardo Gallo Sy, a strong-willed woman who has managed to shield her own teenage daughter from the mutilation. Collé invokes the time-honored custom of moolaadé (sanctuary) to protect the fugitives, and tension mounts as the ensuing stand-off pits Collé against village traditionalists. This endangers the prospective marriage of her daughter to the heir-apparent to the tribal throne.
BookDVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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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
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Almanac of Fall: Öszi Almanach

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A large, claustrophobic apartment is the setting for this intense chamber drama. In this dense setting, the inhabitants of the apartment reveal their darkest secrets, fears, obsessions and hostilities.
BookDVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

La Cérémonie

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Catherine hires the illiterate Sophie to work as her maid at her remote home in the French countryside. But Sophie soon falls under the influence of the mysterious Jeanne and suddenly the stage is set for murder, violence and betrayal.
BookDVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Shootout at Lokhandwala

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Based on the 1991 Lokhhandwala shootout, when police commissioner Aftaab Ahmed Khan shot mob boss Dawood Ibrahim's former aides in a residential area, sparking rumors of police corruption.
BookDVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)