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1.

Fune o Amu

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After his struggle with the sales division of a publishing company, Majime is being transferred to the dictionary editorial unit where he can use his special talent in language. He works to compile a new Japanese language dictionary, "Daitokai," with his colleagues over the next 15 years.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Oxhide II: Nui Pi Er

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"The Chinese director shows herself and her parents in their apartment only with fixed camera positions, with which she revolves around the kitchen table. The rigorously minimalist story emerges in real time: the time it takes to prepare and eat Chinese dumplings together."--Mubi.com.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Morning Sun: Ba Jiu Dian Zhong de Tai Yang

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This film attempts in the space of a two-hour documentary film to create an inner history of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (c.1964-1976). It provides a multi-perspective view of a tumultuous period as seen through the eyes--and reflected in the hearts and minds--of members of the high-school generation that was born around the time of the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, and that came of age in the 1960s. Others join them in creating in the film's conversation about the period and the psycho-emotional topography of high-Maoist China, as well as the enduring legacy of that period.
DVD
2005
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4.

Ren Zai Jiong Tu Zhi Tai Jiong: Lost in Thailand

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The film is about two businessmen who go searching for their boss in Thailand, and then meet up with a tourist eager to explore the country.
DVD
2012
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Aomen Yi Jiu Si Jiu: Macau 1949

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The film offers a look at China after its founding, and the defeat of the Kuomintang as the background to the story. The underground Communist Party bravely instigated rebellion against the Lian Rong ship, the Kuomintang's American landing craft. After being instigated into rebellion, the captain of the Lian Rong hoisted the Chinese national flag for the first time while in Macau's inner harbor.
DVD
2010
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6.

Gao Shan Xia de Hua Huan

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A dramatisation of the conflict between China and Vietnam in 1979.
DVD
2010; 1985
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Shangganling

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The story of the 1952 Battle of Shangganling during the Korean War. Short of both food and water, the Chinese People's Volunteer Soldiers hold their ground for 24 days.
DVD
2006; 1956
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Nü Ren Taxi Nü Ren: Woman Taxi Woman

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A female taxi driver, Zhang Gaixiu, comes back from maternity leave and on her first day back nearly runs over a young scientist, Qin Yao. They soon become friends and offer each other the support and understanding each needs.
DVD
2009; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
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Qing Zang Xian: A Railway in the Cloud

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Setting in construction of railway between Qinghai and Tibet, this film starts with Yu Mingyuan , a commander of this railway project construction, focusing the three generations who devote themselves to fulfilling the dream of building Qingzang railway. The exciting, touching passion and persistent, heroic "Spirits between Qinghai and Tibet" from builders are highly praised.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

DA Mo Chi Cheng: Beyond the Desert

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To fulfill the wishes of deceased veteran soldiers, several white collar workers rode cross country through the desert, with only a few clues from a diary to guide them. As they suffered countless hardships, they finally found the Doze Ancient Town. Though the journey challenged their stamina and willpower, they finally began to realize the meaning of life.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Dang Dai Ren: The Contemporary People

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DVD
2008; 1981
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12.

Jinling Shi San Chai =: The Flowers of War

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The dangerous streets of Nanjing throw together a group of opposites, a flock of shell-shocked schoolchildren, a dozen seductive courtesans, and a renegade American posing as a priest to save his own skin, or so he thinks, all seeking safety behind a walled cathedral. Trapped by marauding soldiers, over the next few days the prejudices and divides between them will fall away as they unite around a last ditch plan to protect the children from impending catastrophe.
DVD
2012; 2011
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13.

Ximalaya Wang Zi: Prince of the Himalayas

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Set in ancient Tibet under the shadow of the Himalayas, the young prince Lhamoklodan learns of his father's mysterious death and returns to the Kingdom Jiaobo. Troubled by his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle Kulo-ngam, he swears to find the truth of his father's death. His obsession of revenge overwhelms his spirit and shadows his love to Odsaluyang. When he points his sword at the new king, Queen Nanm finally tells her beloved son, Lhamoklodan, the true identity of his uncle. In the struggle to face his destiny and fight his demons, a new king is born.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Bei Ying

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Fengjie, a historical city with more than 2000 years of history, is the only city completely under the water as the result of the Chinese Three Gorges Project. This document film has recorded the historical moment to move all people who lived in Fengjie to a new town by following up with the experiences of several families.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Za Ji: Wu Shi = Chinese Acrobatics ; Chinese Lion Dance

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Documentary television series on Chinese culture. In this DVD: Chinese Acrobatics and Lion Dance.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Yunnan Hua Deng Wu: Yunnan Flower Lantern Dance

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Present Yunnan flower lantern dance, which is a combination of folk songs and various styles of dances.
DVD
2006
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17.

Chinese Pottery and Porcelain: Tao Ci ; Chinese Figures = Ni Ren

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Presents two programs on Chinese pottery and porcelain sculpture.
DVD
2006
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18.

Guo Qiu Cang Sang

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Pingpong was introduced to China in the early 20th century when a merchant in Shanghai brought it from Japan. Since then, many Chinese started playing pingpong and it became more and more popular in China. Until Rong Guotuan got the first world pingpong championship for China in 1959, pingpong gradually became the national sport in China.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Zhongguo Yuan Lin

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Overview of the history of classical gardens change, the harmonious unification of nature and human sentiment, Into image of the best Chinese Culture Museum.
DVD
2007
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20.

Cloud Path: Journey of a Wandering Monk

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Follows Hyongak (Paul Muenzen), an American-born Zen monk and student of Korean Zen master Seung Sahn, on a traditional pilgrimage through South Korea. Introduces various aspects of Korean Buddhism, as well parts of Korea's traditional culture, such as pottery and music. Also visits Providence Zen Center, a Korean Zen center in Rhode Island, and provides background information on Hyongak's path to becoming a Buddhist monk.
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