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Filmer le Monde: Les Prix du Festival Jean Rouch

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Twenty-five ethnographic films created between 1982 and 2010, presented at the Festival international Jean Rouch.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Windom's Way

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"On an island in the Far East, Dr. Alec Windom cares for the population. He feels a great responsibility in general for the locals, who are exploited by rich plantation owners. Tensions are rising as his estranged wife arrives for a visit, and after angry rioting by the villagers and violent police retaliation, Windom must help appease both sides to avoid a bloody confrontation." -- Container.
DVD
2007; 1957
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Chikamatsu Monogatari

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"One of a string of late-career masterworks made by Kenji Mizoguchi in the first half of the 1950s, A Story from Chikamatsu (a.k.a. The Crucified Lovers) is an exquisitely moving tale of forbidden love struggling to survive in the face of persecution. Based on a classic of eighteenth-century Japanese drama, the film traces the injustices that befall a Kyoto scroll maker's wife and his apprentice after each is unfairly accused of wrongdoing. Bound by fate in an illicit, star-crossed romance, they go on the run in search of refuge from the punishment prescribed them: death. Shot in gorgeous, painterly style by master cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa, this delicately delivered indictment of societal oppression was heralded by Akira Kurosawa as a 'great masterpiece that could only be made [...]
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

Manto

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In the 1940s', Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto's artistic choices are challenged by censors.
DVD
2019; 2018
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5.

La Révolution Française

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A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the États-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when King Louis XVI lost all his authority and was put in prison). The second part carries the story through the end of the terror in 1794, including the deaths by guillotine of Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Danton, and Desmoulins.
DVD
2010; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)
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Heidi

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Orphan Girl Heidi spends the happiest days of her childhood together with her eccentric grandfather, cut off from the outside world in a simple cabin in the Swiss mountains. But these carefree times come to an abrupt end when Heidi is taken to Frankfurt by her Aunt Dete to stay with the family of the wealthy Mr. Sesemann and be a playmate for his wheelchair-bound daughter Klara.
DVD
2017; 2015
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Haathi Mere Saathi

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A boy is attacked by a panther and an elephant named Ramoo leads a band of elephants that save the boy. The boy Raju, and Ramoo the elephant bond for life. The film story follows Raju through the loss and regaining of fortune and love. When he is married and settled, Raju's family threatens the bond between man and elephant.
DVD
2005; 1971
Clemons (Stacks)
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All's Well That Ends Well

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"Helena loves the arrogant Bertram, and when she cures the King of France of his sickness, she claims Bertram as her reward. But her new husband, flying from Helena to join the wars, attaches two obstructive conditions to their marriage--conditions he is sure will never be met." -- Container.
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Far From the Tree

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"FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding. This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, not who they might have been. Based on Andrew Solomon's award-winning, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling non-fiction book "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity."--Container.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Il a Déjà Tes Yeux

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"When French-African couple Paul and Sali discover the longed-for baby they are about to adopt is white, family chaos and confrontation ensue."--IMDb (viewed 7/27/2017).
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Bandera =: The Flag

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Pierre kills a man after a violent argument and must flee Paris. He finds sanctuary in Barcelona, Spain, but while there his wallet is stolen. Destitute and to the point of no recourse, Pierre decides to join the Spanish Foreign Legion. Two other Frenchmen join at the same time and befriend Pierre. One day, one of his new-found friends drops an identity card in front of Pierre with disturbing consequences.
DVD
2004; 1935
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Le Bled

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On a streamer bound for Algeria, Pierre Hofer meets and is enchanted by the beautiful Claudie Duvernet, who is travelling to Algeria to collect her vast inheritance. Claudie is being pursued by some unscrupulous relatives, including the cruel Manuel, who intend to rob her of her new-found fortune. Fortunately, Pierre is on hand to thwart their schemes ...
DVD
2012; 1929
Clemons (Stacks)
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Un de la Légion

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"On hearing that she has inherited a fortune from her aunt, Antoinette Espitalion returns to her native Marseilles, accompanied by her docile husband, Fernand. With his wife occupied with the formalities at the notary's office, Fernand slips into a pub for a quiet drink. As he gets slowly drunk, Fernand strikes up a conversation with another man, Pierre Durand. The latter profits from Fernand's intoxicated state by exchanging his identity papers with him. When Fernand finally comes to his senses, he is on a boat bound for Oran. He is about to take Durand's place as a volunteer in the French Foreign Legion ..."--Http://filmsdefrance.com.
DVD
2009; 1936
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Victoire En Chantant

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A satire on racism, colonialism, and war. Set in the Ivory Coast during the First World War, a group of French colonials learn that their country is at war with Germany. Spurred on by a capricious moment of patriotism, the Frenchmen decide to attack their German neighbors who reside in a colony up the river.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Métamorphoses

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A girl is approached by a strange boy outside her high school. He asks her to follow him to hear stories where gods fall in love with human beings. The film is a contemporary adaptation Ovid's Metamorphoses, a collection of Greco-Roman myths.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Forever Pure

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"Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Mid-way through the 2012-13 season, a secretive transfer deal by the owner, Russian-Israeli oligarch Arcadi Gaydamak, brought two Muslim players from Chechnya. The deal inspired the most racist campaign in Israeli sport that sent the club spiralling out of control. One season in a life of this famed club is a story of Israeli society, personal identity, politics, money and a window into how racism is destroying a team and society from within"--Container.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Hunted

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An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hale County This Morning, This Evening

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"Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South - trumpeting the beauty of life and consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously a testament to dreaming - despite the odds"--Container.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Rider

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After a tragic riding accident, young cowboy Brady, once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, is warned that his competition days are over. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for a new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Two Family House

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Buddy defies his wife and family to follow his dreams, and meets a woman who truly believes in him.
DVD
2003; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)