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Les Égarés =: Strayed

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After the German occupation of Paris during World War II, a young widow flees the war-torn city with her two children and must rely on a mysterious young stranger in order to survive.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rendez-Vous

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Nina moves to Paris to become an actress where she has a profound impact on three men.
DVD
2005; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
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120 Battements Par Minute =: 120 Beats Per Minute

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In Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists goes to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. The organization is ACT UP, and its members, many of them gay and HIV-positive, embrace their mission with a literal life-or-death urgency. Amid rallies, protests, fierce debates and ecstatic dance parties, the newcomer Nathan falls in love with Sean, the group's radical firebrand, and their passion sparks against the shadow of mortality as the activists fight for a breakthrough.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Drowning by Bullets

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On October 17, 1961, about 30,000 Algerians, ostensibly French citizens, took to the streets of central Paris to protest an 8:30 curfew, put in place in response to repeated terrorist attacks by Algerian nationalists. The protesters were met by a police force determined to break up the demonstration and were beaten, shot, even drowned in the Seine. This video exposes the massacre and the cover-up.
DVD
2001; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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Holy Motors

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Monsieur Oscar, a mysterious, shadowy character, spends a day traveling through Paris in a limousine driven by his loyal chauffeur, Celine. During his travel, he journeys from one life to the next, taking on the appearances of a wide variety of characters, including a captain of industry, an assassin, a beggar, a monster, a reptilian sex god, a melancholy father, and a dying old man.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tentative D'epuisement D'un Lieu Parisien

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In October 1974 Georges Perec settled for three consecutive days in the Saint-Sulpice area in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris. He noted that he saw in a small volume of 50 pages: ordinary events of the street crossings of people, vehicles, animals, clouds and the passage of time. This film uses the same approach showing Saint-Sulpice place today, with the narrated text accompanying the images by done Georges Perec.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Bande de Filles =: Girlhood

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Parce qu'on lui refuse son entrée en seconde générale, Marieme claque la porte de son collège de banlieue parisienne. Elle vit ses 16 ans comme une succession d'interdits. La censure du quartier, la loi des garçons, l'impasse de l'école. Elle rencontre alors trois autres jeunes filles, qui vont la prendre sous leur aile et lui apprendre à s'affirmer. Elles dansent, elles se battent, elles parlent fort, elles rient de tout. Marieme change son nom à Vic et entre dans la bande, pour vivre sa jeunesse.; "Fed up with her abusive family situation, lack of school prospects and the 'boys' law' in the neighborhood, Marieme ... starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her style, drops out of school and starts stealing to be accepted into the g [...]
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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L'Écume des Jours =: Mood Indigo

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A love story set in a charmingly surreal Paris about two newlyweds, Chloé and Colin, whose whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloé : a flower begins to grow in her lungs.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Monsieur Batignole

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A Jewish family is arrested during the Nazi occupation of Paris when their neighbor, a butcher, accuses the sons of stealing ham. The butcher and his family move into the apartment vacated by the Jewish family. One day, the youngest son of the Jewish family arrives on the doorstep, having escaped and believing the apartment is still his home.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Amelie

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Amelie is looking for love, and perhaps the meaning of life in general. She grows up in an original, if slightly dysfunctional family. She learns that she must reach out to others to achieve happiness.
DVD
2001
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Octobre à Paris

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DVD
2012; 1962
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

D'une École à L'autre

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Follows the story of 24 children of different backgrouns and from different parts of Paris brought together for the 2010/11 school year.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Nuits de la Pleine Lune: Full Moon in Paris

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A young woman in Paris moves out on her lover in order to experience freedom and finds it brings only misery.
DVD
1999; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tout Ce Qui Brille

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Story of the friendship of two poor girls from Morocco in Paris.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Le Concile de Pierre

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A single woman who works as an interpreter in Paris adopts an Asian baby. When the boy turn seven, however, it is revealed that this is no ordinary child after he is kidnapped. His mother, ready to try anything to save her son, embarks on a strange and supernatural trip.
DVD
2007; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Miroir à Deux Faces

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A school teacher marries a plain woman and ten years later their relationship is profoundly disturbed when she secretly undergoes plastic surgery that transforms her into a beauty.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

La Rafle

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Dramatizes the true experiences of individuals caught up in the Vel' d'Hiv roundup. In the summer of 1942 the French government, on the orders of the Nazi occupiers, conducted mass arrests of Jews in Paris and herded them into the Velodrome d'Hiver and a nearby internment camp from which they were ultimately shipped to Auschwitz and executed. Over 13,000 victims, including over 4000 children, were subjects of this atrocity.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Chronique D'un Été (Paris 1960)

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By interviewing a group of Paris residents in the summer of 1960, Rouch and Morin reveal the hopes and dreams of a wide array of people and give us a document of a time and place with extraordinary depth.
DVD
2013; 1961
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Maigret: Set 3

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"International film star Bruno Cremer brings the beloved Parisian Inspector Maigret to life in this definitive series of filmed adaptations of legendary writer Georges Simenon's bestselling crime novels. Sporting his pipe that seems a nod to Sherlock Holmes, the pragmatic, reserved and refined Maigret investigates murders in his singular unhurried manner and inevitabley discovers the truth. To crack his cases he peels back the veneer of seemingly idyllic villages and neighborhoods, exposing the criminals who lurk in all levels of society. Against a backdrop of 1950s Paris and the surrounding French countryside, these original feature-length films pay homage to one of the most brilliant detective minds of the twentieth century." -- Back cover of container.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Polisse

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Based on real child investigation cases, Polisse follows the lives of a tight-knit team of men and women working in the Child Protection Unit of the Parisian police. In the realm of some of society's worst criminals, the pressures of the job are matched only by the pressures in the personal lives of the officers. Only by putting aside their individual differences can they find the strength necessary to make a positive change in the community.
DVD
2012; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)