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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)
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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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Home Away From Home

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A lonely, homesick Nigerian woman living in a prim middle-class British neighborhood with her children decides to console herself by building a typical African mud-hut in her back yard in which she can relax and feel closer to her origins. Her English neighbors are offended by this and racist thugs come at night and destroy the hut. Discouraged but not defeated by this, the woman plants sunflowers on the site of the hut.
DVD
2009; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dreaming Rivers

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After the death of their mother, who emigrated to England from St. Lucia to be with their father, two sisters and a brother of white English and Black Caribbean parentage attempt to fathom her psyche, her homesickness and depression after their father left the family, and their own ambiguous sense of identity and belonging.
DVD
1997; 1988
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
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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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)
7.

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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Night School

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A group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance they'll pass the GED exam.
DVD
2019; 2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Bad Times at the el Royale

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Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption; before everything goes to hell.
DVD
2019; 2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Boy Erased

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Boy Erased tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents. His parents struggle with reconciling their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends, and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.
DVD
2019; 2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Wife

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After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man's Wife. Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work. Joe's literary star has blazed since he and Joan first met in the late 1950s. The Wife interweaves the story of the couple's youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later--a lifetime's shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love.
DVD
2019; 2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The House With a Clock in Its Walls

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This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis, who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches. Based on the beloved children's classic book.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Smallfoot

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A bright young yeti finds something he thought didn't exist: a human. News of this throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all-new story about friendship, courage, and the joy of discovery.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
14.

A Simple Favor

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A mommy vlogger seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's sudden disappearance from their small town.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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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)
16.

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)
17.

Frankenstein

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A married couple of scientists create a modern-day monster. This update on the classic Frankenstein is set in present day Los Angeles and told entirely from Adam the Monster's perspective. Adam is confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him after he is artificially created, then left for dead.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Little Sister

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Nun Colleen has avoided all contact with her family until her mother emails her that her brother has returned home. She returns home to Asheville, North Carolina and finds her goth-inspired bedroom just as she had left it. Despite her parents being happy to see her, unease and awkwardness abound. Her brother is living as a recluse in the guesthouse since returning home from the Iraq War. During Colleen's visit, tensions rise and fall with a little help from Halloween, pot cupcakes, and GWAR.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Offence

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After 20 years on the police force, Detective Sergeant Johnson has seen too much. One day while interrogating a snide, sarcastic suspect in a child molestation case, all of his pent up anger and hatred surfaces and Johnson loses control, killing the man. What had started out as a routine investigation has turned into a case of police brutality, and Johnson must now attempt to reconcile his own violent behaviour.
DVD
2010; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

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)