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5.

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)
6.

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)
7.

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)
8.

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
9.

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)
10.

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)
11.

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)
12.

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)
13.

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)
14.

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)
15.

Leap!

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An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.
DVD
2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
16.

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)
17.

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)
18.

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)
19.

Dheepan

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A former Tamil fighter, Dheepan poses, along with a woman and a girl, as a family so that they can immigrate to France. They are successful and decide to continue to live as a family, but they find themselves in a situation just as dangerous as war-torn Sri Lanka.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

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)