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1.

Colette

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After marrying 'Willy', a successful Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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Five Miles to Midnight

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A poor Parisian couple embark upon a simple get-rich-quick-scheme only to find themselves hurtling blindly down a winding road of desperation, deceit and madness.
DVD
2016; 1962
Clemons (Stacks)
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Final Portrait

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In the 1960s, renowned artist Alberto Giacometti requests for the writer James Lord to become the subject of one of his portraits. Although this seems like an innocent suggestion at first, Lord is quickly drawn into the strange web of Giacometti's beautiful, controversial and difficult world. The portrait sitting becomes so much more than what it seems at face value, and Lord's entire life sits on the precipice due to his association with the wildly talented artist.
DVD
2018; 2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Back to Burgundy

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After a decade abroad, Jean learns of his father's failing health and returns to run the family vineyard with his strong-willed sister, Juliette, and his responsible younger brother, Jeremie. As four seasons and two harvests go by in picturesque Burgundy, the siblings have to reinvent their relationship and learn to trust each in this tender and finely-textured saga.
DVD
2018; 2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light

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Documentary about the migration of pioneering African Americans to France and the impact both cultures had on each other. Through the use of rare photographs and stock footage, period music, and commentary by leading experts, it weaves stories and themes from World War I, the Jazz Age of the 1920s up to the German occupation of WWII.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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April and the Extraordinary World

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A family of scientists is on the brink of a powerful discovery when a mysterious force suddenly abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Years later, April carries on her family's research in secret with her cat, Darwin, but soon finds herself at the center of a shadowy conspiracy and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered airships, and cyborg rat spies!
DVDBlu-Ray
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Un Monstre à Paris

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"En 1910, la crue des eaux de la Seine a transformé les rues de Paris en véritables canaux. Rien pour empêcher la libre circulation de Raoul, un livreur de marchandises plutôt cabotin, épris de Lucille, chanteuse dans un cabaret de Montmartre. Avec son copain Émile, un timide projectionniste, Raoul pénètre dans un laboratoire et, en manipulant imprudemment un mélange, cause une explosion. L'incident provoque la croissance jusqu'à échelle humaine d'une puce, dont la présence a tôt fait de terroriser la capitale. Désespéré, le monstre trouve refuge chez Lucille qui, émerveillée par sa voix et ses talents de musicien, décide de former un duo avec lui. Or, même déguisé, celui que l'on a baptisé Francoeur risque de ne pas pouvoir échapper éternellement au préfet Maynott, déterminé à le ca [...]
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Monster in Paris

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Some action violence involving gun play and mild rude humor.; Paris 1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Rare Bird cabaret, and an eccentric scientist and his irascible monkey to save the monster (who turns out to be oversized but harmless as a flea) from the city's ruthlessly ambitious police chief.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Vatel

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The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress.
DVD
2001; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Dunkirk

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A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.
DVDBlu-Ray
2017
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Joan of Arc

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Born to a peasant family, young Joan hears the voices of saints telling her to unite her beseiged nation. At seventeen, she leads one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed.
DVD
2016; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Beauty and the Beast

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The journey of Belle, a bright and independent young woman who takes her father's place as the prisoner of a beast in his castle. As Belle befriends the castle's enchanted staff, she and the Beast slowly begin to look beyond their initial reactions to each other and see who they truly are. But back in Belle's village, her father's fears for her safety drive him to rally the villagers to free Belle from the castle--a plan that goes awry, with dangerous consequences, when Belle's would-be suitor Gaston twists the rally into a mob and leads an attack on the castle.
DVD
2017
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Chats Perchés =: The Case of the Grinning Cat

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In November 2001, Chris Marker became intrigued by the sudden appearance of grinning yellow cat paintings on Paris buildings and began to document them, as well as other incidents and protests in the city of Paris while he filmed. The creator is eventually revealed to be an art collective known as Mr. Chat.
DVD
2008; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Souvenir D'un Avenir =: Remembrance of Things to Come

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" ... codirected by Chris Marker and Bellon's daughter Yannick, uses Bellon's photographs to create a ... historical portrait of the two decades between 1935 and 1955. Leaping back and forth in time, from family portraits of Bellon and her two daughters, to her unique photographic record of pre-war Paris - the first surrealist exhibition, the 1937 Paris World's Fair, the birth of the Cinématheque Française, and the Popular Front, - to images from France's African colonies, the Spanish Civil War, the Second World War and the German Occupation, the images in this ... "cineessays" are complemented by Chris Marker's ... commentary (read by ... Alexandra Stewart), a complex rumination on the interrelations between photography, memory, thought and history."--Cover sheet.
DVD
2008; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Allied

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The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.
DVD
2017; 2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Particlefever

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"PARTICLE FEVER gives audiences a front row seat to our generation's most significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. The film follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet. 10,000 scientists from over 100 countries join forces in pursuit of a single goal: to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang and find the Higgs boson, potentially explaining the origin of all matter. But our heroes confront an even bigger challenge: have we reached our limit in understanding why we exist? PARTICLE FEVER is a celebration of discovery, revealing the very human stories behind the tale of this epic experiment."--Container.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

When African Americans Came to Paris

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"This series of short videos by award-winning documentarian Joanne Burke brings to life the pioneering years of the African American presence in Paris. Each video reveals how France, and Paris in particular, became their bridge from a racially segregated USA to the greater world"--Container.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

The Walk

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In 1974, Philippe Petit assembled a team to help him achieve his dream of walking between the World Trade Center towers.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
19.

M Butterfly

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A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret.
DVD
2013; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Simon Magus: The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz

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Simon Magus: "A mgaical and uplifting tale set in 19th century central Europe. Believing him to be possessed by the devil, Simon's fellow villagers taunt and persecute him. The community is in a state of crisis; all the through-trad has been taken away by the newly constructed railroad. Hase, a ruthless merchant, and David, an earnest young scholar, have had the same idea; to build a railway station that will safeguard their future. But Hase is determined to prevent his competitor from controlling the new railway trade. Taking advantage of Simon's vulnerability, he enlists him as a spy against the village and in doing so places everyone's future into the bewildered young man's hands." -- Ending credits.; Nine lives of Tomas Katz: a stranger going by the name Tomas Katz arrives in Lon [...]
DVD
2014; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)