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1.

La Permanence =: On Call

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"We find ourselves in the walk-in healthcare centre at the Avicenne Hospital in Bobigny, close to the Parisian suburbs, and that's the world that we see paraded before our eyes, a world of suffering, a world of migrants with physical and psychological injuries intensified by their journeys to France and the extreme precariousness of their daily lives. Within the confined microcosm of a single room, a general practitioner, aided by a psychiatrist, tries, under no illusion, to repair bodies and minds." -- Container.
DVD
2018; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Die Jahreszeiten =: The Seasons

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The Seasons is Haydn's musical manifesto addressed to nature and the countryfolk and heralds the dawning of the Romantic era in music.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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CDDVD
2014; 2008
Music (Circulation Desk)
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Sounds and Silence: Unterwegs MIT Manfred Eicher

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"Excursions into a world of sounds and noises - with Manfred Eicher, the outstanding arbiter of contemporary music and founder of the ECM record label."--Container.
DVD
2011; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Storm

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Storm: Hannah Maynard, prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, is leading a trial against a former commander of the Yugoslavian National Army who is accused of the deportation and later killing of dozens of Bosnian-Muslim civilians. When a key witness commits suicide, it looks like the case will unravel, but Hannah refuses to give in. Hoping to uncover new findings, she travels to the witness' burial in Sarajevo and meets his sister Mira, who she senses has much more to say than she is willing to admit. Despite threats of violence, Mira reluctantly agrees to testify at The Hague. She and Hannah must both risk life and limb to make it to the court, only to discover that there are traitors among their own ranks --Container.; Toyland: Germany 1942: In order to pr [...]
DVD
2010; 2009
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All Roads Film Festival Collection: 2

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Lucky. An orphan must leave his Zulu village for the city of Durban and forms an unlikely bond with his intolerant neighbor.; Dulce convivencia [Sweet gatherings]. Following age-old traditions, members of a Mixe community grind sugarcane into panela, unrefined sugar, in the forests of Mexico.; The hardest of these is love. A young woman asks about love, marriage, and dating in her Sami town with humorous and frank results.; The last supper, Abu Dis. The residents of the Palestinian town of Abu Dis witness a precarious wall being built right in front of them.; Sa'ah (Over there). A trip to a medicine man reveals how the Diné walk in beauty, a philosophy that is central to their way of life.; Petroglyphs of Rapanui. An artistic depiction of the beautiful and powerful petroglyph carving [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Chacun Son Cinéma: Ou Ce Petit Coup Au Coeur Quand la Lumière S'éteint et Que le Film Commence

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A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al Nakba: The Palestinian Catastrophe, 1948 a Documentary on the Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem

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Al-Nakba is the first documentary to examine the tragedy that accompanied the birth of the state of Israel in 1948 - the displacement of 750,000 Palestinians.
DVD
1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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Shirley Verrett: A Film Biography of the Black Diva

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Follows Verrett's professional and private life during the course of a year. Performance extracts show her in dramatic opera roles, performing blues numbers and spirituals interspersed with interviews.
VHS
1985
Ivy (By Request)
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The Call of Cthulhu

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Written in 1926, just before the advent of "talking" pictures, The Call of Cthulhu, a tale of madness and monstrous creatures, is one of the most famous and influential tales of H. P. Lovecraft, the father of gothic horror. This film is done in the style of a classic 1920s silent movie using the "Mythoscope" process -- a mix of modern and vintage techniques. The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society has worked to create the most authentic and faithful screen adaptation of a Lovecraft story yet attempted.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Glasnost Film Festival

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Collection of 22 Soviet documentaries released in the "glasnost era" which take a self-critical look at a country in transition.
VHS
1990; 1984
Ivy (By Request)
15.

The Universe: A Guided Tour

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Disc 1 composed of 13 ten-minute programs, this disc studies the Sun, each planet, the Moon, comets, phenomena such as eclipses and the aurora borealis, the search for extraterrestrial life, and the threat of a comet or asteroid impacting with Earth. Disc 2 composed of 12 ten-minute programs considers the past, present, and future of astronomy and space exploration, technological innovation such as the Hubble Space Telescope, robot probes, and satellites, life aboard space shuttles and the Mir space station, black holes and dark matter, the structure of the universe and the Big Bang.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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East Side Story

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A delirious documentary that unveils a part of film history until now unknown in the west: Soviet and eastern bloc communist musicals. Featuring hearty peasants and workers singing and dancing their way through fields and factories, these Hollywood-style musicals interpret American escapism in socialist terms.
DVD
2000; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Kaise Jeebo Re!

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"Kaise Jeebo Re ... was filmed in relatively inaccessib[l]e locations in Central India, in areas that were once thriving economic and cultural centres and now lie submerged under the reservoir waters ... Kaise Jeebo Re records the victims' account of this man-made disaster. It records the story of a proud people who have come together to fight a determined struggle to save their homelands, their river and their forests--their life."--Container.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Divine Carcasse

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Fictional documentary which follows the life of a car imported to Benin, Africa, by a European expatriate. Intersecting cultures are seen when the car passes to his African cook who uses it as a taxi service, and finally, village life and traditions are shown when the scraps from the car are made into a divinity commissioned by the villagers.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)