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Még Kér a Nép: Psaume Rouge

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"Recounts ... the story of a peasant uprising on an estate in Hungary in the 1890s. ... The pacifistic peasants, who seek some basic rights, are in a standoff with local authorities and later, the army. Everyone takes a break in the confrontation in order to celebrate a festival. Afterwards, the peasants resume their strike and meet with a tragic end."--Www.nytimes.com.
DVD
2006; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
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Szerelmem, Elektra: Electra, My Love

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A re-imagination of the classic myth, now set on a desolate Hungarian plain and in the future.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Children of Glory: Szabadság, Szerelem

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Depicts the bravery of the Hungarian water polo team against the Soviet team who was favored to win at the Melbourne Olympics. While Soviet tanks invade Budapest killing thousands of Hungarians, the Hungarian water polo team with determination was able to beat the Soviet team.
DVD
2009; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Latcho Drom: (Bonne Route)

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A variety of Romany musical groups and dancers perform traditional music and dances in settings created to show traditional Romany life and culture. Set in India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France and Spain.
DVD
2011; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo + Vilmos

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Examines the lives and works of Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond, chronicling their escape from the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, their immigration to America, and their eventual rise up the ladder out of the underbelly of Hollywood to become renowned cinematographers with over 140 movies to their credit including Easy rider, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Five easy pieces, Paper moon, Shampoo, Scarecrow, The Sugarland Express, Close encounters of the third kind, and The deer hunter. Features film excerpts, interviews with Kovacs and Zsigmond, and commentary from many Hollywood notables.
DVD
2012; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sátántangó

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"The story revolves around an abandoned agricultural collective, where a handful of lost and lonely characters eke out a living until a charismatic con man arrives to shake things up"--Container.
BookDVD
2008; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

The Countess

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The newly widowed countess falls hard for a charming, handsome younger man whose father thwarts their romance. Believing her age made her undesirable, the countess becomes obsessed with the rejuvenating power of blood taken from virgins. Soon, she is bathing in it regularly, local young women are going missing, and someone is sent to investigate the terrifying rumors-the very same young man who drove her to this madness.
DVD
2011; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Napló Gyermekeimnek

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The turbulent period from 1943 to 1956 is depicted through the story of Juli, a young girl returning to Hungary from exile in Russia, whose father is a political prisoner and whose adoptive grandmother, Magda, is a revolutionary journalist who has risen to bureaucratic complacency in the Communist system.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh

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Narrates the remarkable journey of Hannah Senesh, a young Hungarian poet and diarist, paratrooper and resistance fighter. Told through Hannah's letters, diaries, poems, and the recollections of those who knew her, the film traces Hannah's life from childhood in Palestine to her daring WWII mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. Narrated by Joan Allen.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Laban's Legacy

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A collection of interviews with artists and teachers from the Laban heritage. In "The inner ring" Jean Newlove discusses how actors study movement and the usefulness of Choreutics, Valerie Preston-Dunlop discusses Laban's early years in Europe, Geraldine Stephenson discusses creating dances with meaning and the usefulness of Efforts, Warren Lamb finding meaning in movement patterns and Anne Hutchinson Guest discusses the value of notation. In "the second ring", Sam Thornton shows his process of building a movement choir, Peggy Hackney discusses the development of body concepts in LMA, Carol-Lynne Moore discusses the metaphysical threads in Laban's life and William Forsythe discusses the value of Laban's theories to a dancer's art.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Divan: Diṿan

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"As a teenager, filmmaker Pearl Gluck left her [Hasidic] Jewish community in Brooklyn for secular life in Manhattan. Many years later, Pearl's father has one wish: that she marry and return to the community . Pearl, however, takes a more creative approach to mend the breach. She travels to Hungary to retrieve a turn-of-the-century family heirloom: a couch upon which esteemed rabbis once slept. En route for the ancestral divan, Pearl encounters a colorful cast of characters who provide guidance and inspiration, including a couch exporter, her ex-Communist cousin in Budapest, a pair of Hungarian-American matchmakers and a renegade group of formerly ultra-Orthodox Jews...a documentary parable that offers the possibility of personal reinvention and cultural re-upholstery."--Container.
DVD
2005; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Latcho Drom: Bonne Route = Safe Journey

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Presents, in documentary format, scenes and music from Gypsy cultures in India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France and Spain.
VHS
1996; 1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Werckmeister Harmóniák: Werckmeister Harmonies

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A circus arrives in a small village in Hungary. Instead of exotic animals and acrobats, it features jars of medical anomalies. It creates tension in the village as a shadowy figure incites violence among its inhabitants.
DVD
2006; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Kárhozat: Damnation

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Karrer is in love with a cabaret singer and wants to spend the rest of his life with her, but the only way he can do that is to get rid of her husband by getting him involved in a smuggling scheme.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Kontroll

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The Budapest subway system, the world's second oldest, is a dark, labyrinthine netherworld as vast and various as the city above it. The beleaguered ticket inspectors or 'controllers', assigned in teams to various sections of the system, have the thankless job to ensure that no passengers ride without paying. This is their story.
DVD
2005; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

A Tanu

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An irreverant political satire, tracing the rise and fall of a hopelessly inept civil servant living during Communist rule in Hungary.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Recsk 1950-1953: Egy Tithos Kényszermunkatábor Történet

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Memories of former political prisoners and staff of this Hungarian secret labor camp document to us the atrocities commited by the Stalinist regime of Hungary.
VHS
1992; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Szerencsés Dániel: Daniel Takes a Train

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In December of 1956, as the Soviet Union crushes revolution in Hungary, large numbers of people flee the country. A young soldier who took part in the revolution takes a train to Vienna with his friend Daniel who must leave behind the girl he loves.
VHS
2001; 1983
Ivy (By Request)
19.

After the Storm: The American Exile of Béla Bartók

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"The great Hungarian composer Béla Bartók spent the last five years of his life as a man without a country, a refugee from war-torn Europe. He spent these years, 1940-45, in the United States, where few people understood the greatness of his genius. After the Storm tells the story of these years."--Container. Includes excerpts from Bartók's music performed by György Sándor, piano, László Bársony, viola, the Budapest Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ervin Lukács, Sir Georg Solti, and the Chicago Symphony conducted by Sir Georg Solti.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
20.

The Turin Horse

Widely considered one of the most important filmmakers in world cinema, Béla Tarr is the director of such revered films as *Satantango* and *Werckmeister Harmonies*. THE TURIN HORSE, which Tarr has said will be his last film, is a breathtaking masterpiece that uses an obscure Nietzsche anecdote to tell a story about human dignity and survival. Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize and the Jury Grand Prize at the **Berlin International Film Festival.** Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film at the **Palm Springs International Film Festival.** "*An auteurist triumph.*" - Manohla Dargis, ***The New York Times*** *"No movie could possibly live up to the grandeur of THE TURIN HORSE's lengthy opening shot..." - Mike D'Angelo, **L.A. Weekly***
Online
2019; 2012