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Retour En Normandie =: Back to Normandy

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Thirty years after working on a film based on a 19th century murder, a filmmaker returns to the scene of the film, and murder, to see what has become of the actors, who were actually residents of the region.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hhh =: Portrait de Hou Hsiao-Hsien

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DVD
2011; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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Don't Blink, Robert Frank

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Robert Frank, now 91 years old, is among the most influential artists of the last half-century. His seminal volume, The Americans, published in 1958, records the Swiss-born photographer's candid reactions to peculiarly American versions of poverty and racism. Today it is a classic work that helped define the off-the-cuff, idiosyncratic elegance that are hallmarks of Frank's artistry.
DVD
2017; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Happiness =: Le Bonheur

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"This two-disc set includes Chris Marker's tribute to Russian film director Alexander Medvedkin, Medvedkin's silent classic 'Happiness' (1934), and loads of extras." ; "Based on the life and work of the Russian film director Alexander Medvedkin (1900-1989), 'The last bolshevik' is a tribute from one filmmaker to another. An archeological expedition into film history that reveals new cinematic treasures, the film prompts a reflection on the relation between art and politics in the former Soviet Union. The film captures the commitment, energy, struggles, illusions and disillusions of a believing but never naïve bolshevik. From Medvedkin's classic 1934 satire 'Happiness', and the 'film train' which he directed in the 1930s, to his sardonic comedies and bitter war newsreels, Chris Marker [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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One Day in the Life of Andreĭ Arsenʹevich

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One day in the life of Andreĭ Arsenʹevich : this documentary is a homage to post-War Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky by his friend and colleague renowned French filmmaker Chris Marker. Marker draws parallels between Tarkovsky's life and films, offering an original insight into the usually reclusive director. Incorporating extensive film clips, journal entries, personal musings, and behind-the-scenes footage of Tarkovsky obsessively commanding his entire crew and of candid moments with his friends and family, this is a personal and loving portrait of the monumental filmmaker.; In the dark: one day of an elderly blind man who lives in a small apartment in suburban Moscow with only his white cat to keep him company as he weaves baskets to give to strangers on the street.; Three songs [...]
DVD
2010; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hitchcock Truffaut

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In 1962 Hitchcock and Truffaut locked themselves away in Hollywood for a week to excavate the secrets behind the mise-en-scene in cinema. Based on the original recordings of this meeting, used to produce the mythical book, Hitchcock/Truffaut-this film illustrates the greatest cinema lesson of all time and plummets us into the world of the creator of Psycho, The Birds, and Vertigo. Hitchcock's incredibly modern art is elucidated and explained by today's leading filmmakers. Includes bonus materials.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Karpuz Kabuğundan Gemiler Yapmak =: Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds

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A young boy who works for a watermelon seller dreams of starting his own movie theater, and along with the help from his friend rebuilds a projector on their time off work.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sharīṭ Jamāʻī Li-Mukhrijīn ʻArab: Ḥarb Al-Khalīj-- Wa-Baʻd-- = Five Short Films by Arab Directors : The Gulf War, What Next--

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It is Sherherazade they're killing: About an Arab family gathering in Tunis during Ramadan, torn apart over dissension about the heroes and victims of the war.; Black night eclipse: Follows a Lebanese filmmaker (living in Paris) as he grapples with what thematic approach to take in making a film about the war.; Research of Shaima: Follows the filmmaker as she travels to Baghdad in search of a girl whose face she has seen on television, only to find the inevitable personal tragedy caused by the destruction of war.; The silence: Follows a film and theater production group as they are increasingly distracted from their current project by the desire to revisit Iraq and film the changes wrought in the decade since their last trip.; Homage by assassination: We find a Palestinian screenwrit [...]
DVD
2008; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hitchcock Truffaut

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Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut's 1966 book "Cinema According to Hitchcock" influenced their work.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

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In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill tell the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith. The man who first brought artistry and ambition to the movies, and then, having dragged a reluctant American film industry to international prominence, found it had no more use for him. Includes interviews with people who worked with him, his family and extracts of his work.
DVD
2008; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Foolish Wives

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1st film: A rich woman and an adventurer posing as a nobleman meet & have an affair in the South of France.; 2nd film: Gives an exciting look at the bizarre career of Erich Von Stroheim. Director Patrick Montgomery gives life to the legend and excerpts for Blind Husbands, Foolish Wives and many others give a better understanding to von Stroheim's career. In addition, the program gives a detailed study of a creative genius whose perverse aberrations regarding women, art, and finances made him a Hollywood outcast.
DVD
2003; 1922
Clemons (Stacks)
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BookFilmDVD
2012
Clemons (By Request)
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Hollywood Ending

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A once great director desperately needs something to revive his career, but when opportunity knocks, it's his ex-wife and the studio head she dumped him, for at the door.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Story of Film: An Odyssey

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The story of film : an odyssey, written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. Five years in the making, The Story of Film: An Odyssey covers six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. It provides worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion dollar globalised digital industry. Described as a 'love letter' to the movies, Cousins visits the key sites in the history of cinemal from Hollywood to Mumbai; from Hitchcock's London to the village where Pather Panchali was shot, and features interviews with legendary film [...]
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

It's All True

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Welles' ambitious film project in Brazil for the United States' anti-Nazi "Good Neighbor Policy" was shelved by RKO. This documentary features the story of the film's making and unmaking and features undiscovered footage.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Don't You Forget About Me

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In 1991, filmmaker John Hughes disappeared from Hollywood. In 2008, four filmmakers went to find him. This film documents their search through interviews with the actors who appeared in his iconic films, and with film critics and fans.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Los Abrazos Rotos =: Broken Embraces

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Pedro Almódovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto Martel. An extremely wealthy and much-older man, he pays for her father's hospitalisation and provides her a lavish lifestyle. Lena's dream, however, is to act and she soon falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her jealous husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness.
DVD
2010; 2009
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Chacun Son Cinéma: Ou Ce Petit Coup Au Coeur Quand la Lumière S'éteint et Que le Film Commence

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A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Maya Deren: Experimental Films

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Examples of Maya Deren's work evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s.
DVD
2007; 1943
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Talk With Hitchcock

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An interview with Alfred Hitchcock reproduced from the television series Telescope in which he discusses some techniques of storytelling in film such as juxtaposition of images in various sizes, orchestration of sounds, and cinematic effects used to create shock. The interview includes discussion of playwrights and actors, his experiences as host and impresario of a long-running TV show, and his opinions on the social impact of film. Film clips from several well known works illustrate the ideas.
DVD
2000; 1964
Clemons (Stacks)