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1.

Tschick

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While his mother is in the withdrawal clinic and his father and his father's assistant are on a "business trip," a 14-year-old outsider spends the holidays alone at the pool of the parental villa. When a classmate originally from Russian appears with a stolen car, the two teens start a journey through the summer-hot province without a map and compass.
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Die Oberhausener: Provokation Der Wirklichkeit

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"In 1962, the proclamation of the Oberhausen Manifesto marked the beginning of the New German Film. This 2-dsc DVD set presents 19 short films from 1958-1964 produced, directed, photopgraphed or edited by one or more of the filmmakers who signed the manifesto."--Provided by publisher.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Ixcanul =: Volcán

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"The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing viewers in its characters' customs and beliefs, the film chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people."--Container.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

Er Ist Wieder DA

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Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society.
DVD
2015
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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Die 3groschenoper: The 3 Penny Opera

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"Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities. With a palpable evocation of corruption and dread, set to Weill's irresistible score, The threepenny opera remains a benchmark of early sound cinema." -- Container.
DVD
2007; 1931
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Ten Minutes Older: The Cello

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"With complete creative freedom, eight internationally renowned directors bring their own unique interpretation of 'time' to the screen ... [This programme] takes in all human experience: birth, death, love, sex, the drama of the moment, history and ancient myth; and a great variety of locations from the jungles of South America to the streets of New York. Combined together in a feature film, their individual work gains new meanings and presents an intriguing and exciting experience for all film-lovers"--Container.; (Histoire d'eaux) As a means of coping with the present, an Indian migrant laborer in Italy has hopeful daydreams about the future and wistful reminiscences about the past.; (About time 2) The filmmaker, the writer, and the actors use three of the four split screens. In [...]
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Sommer Vorm Balkon: Summer in Berlin

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"A tragicomic movie focusing on two women and their daily struggle for survival during a summer in Berlin."--IMDb.com.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Joyless Street

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An expressionistic account of economic and moral decay that focuses on the problems of the inhabitants of a street in decadent post World War I Vienna. Garbo plays a professor's daughter whose family security has been shattered by inflation and must now consider working in a brothel to keep her family from starving.
DVD
1925
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Soul Kitchen

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When Zinos hires a gourmet chef for his struggling restaurant, it drives away his low-life regulars. In the meantime, his girlfriend, Nadine, moves back to China, but a hip new clientele brings the restaurant back to life. When he goes to China to get Nadine back, he leaves the restaurant in the hands of his criminal brother. When Zinos discovers that Nadine has a new boyfriend, and his brother has gambled away his restaurant, he knows he must work with his brother if he is to get it back.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Das Weisse Band: Eine Deutsche Kindergeschichte = the White Ribbon

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In a north German village prior to the outbreak of World War I, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring. The village people are beside themselves with worry and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery, he discovers that the children of the town may be guilty of the crimes and have formed a secret society that the local pastor's daughter appears to be the leader of.
DVD
2010
12.

Everyone Else

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"A young couple's relationship is pushed to the brink while vacationing in the Mediterranean. On the surface, Chris and Gitti appear blissfully in love while enjoying the sun and sand of Sardinia. But as they spend more time together, their silly games and playful teasing begin to unmask hidden fears and desires. When they accidentally run into another, seemingly happier and more successful couple, the tensions between them erupt."--Container.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

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Jean-Baptiste Grenouille is born under his mother's table at the fish market, onto a pile of muddy fish guts, establishing from the beginning his repulsion for putrid scents. A childhood of neglect and, later, a job at a tannery, encourage Jean-Baptiste to develop his olfactory sense rather than his verbal skills. An opportunity to prove his worth to Parisian perfumist Giuseppe Baldini results in his immediate hire into a promising new career. His successes in perfume mixing are negated by a blinding obsession for capturing the sublime beauty of the human soul, which in his twisted logic requires the killing of young women to reduce their body fats to essential oils for the ultimate perfume.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Yella

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Following a near-death experience, a young woman flees her East German hometown and failed marriage to start over in Hanover. By chance she finds work with an ambitious and determined executive and enters a ruthless world of big business and cut-throat boardroom deals. But just as she seems poised to fully realize her ambitions, she finds herself haunted by truths from the past that threaten to destroy her new life.
DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Anders Als du und Ich

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A mother in post-war Germany is put on trial for procuration after she "saves" her son from homosexuality.
DVD
2007; 1957
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Keinohrhasen

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Ludo, a press reporter, is ordered to serve 300 hours of probation in a local day care center. While there, he meets Anna, and what ensues is a romantic comedy.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Der Hauptmann von Kopenick

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A young shoemaker is arrested for stealing a small amount of money, and is released after being jailed for 15 years. He wants a pass to get a job and start anew, but without a job he doesn't get a pass; and without a pass, he doesn't get a job. He gets into the net of Prussian bureaucracy, and can't see a solution, until he enters a small second-hand shop, and sees a Prussian Uniform that fits him like a second skin.
DVD
2008; 1956
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Jacob the Liar

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Trapped in a Polish ghetto with thousands of other Jews facing starvation or deportation to the death camps, Jacob is detained one evening at the local Gestapo headquarters. Eavesdropping, he overhears a radio report about a nearby Russian victory. At first he is silent, but circumstances compel him to pass on the good news of hope. A simple, somewhat dour man, the stubble-bearded Jacob suddenly becomes a hero as old friends and neighbors flock to him, pressing for information about the latest reports. Jacob feels compelled to make up stories to keep up the spirits of his comrades.
DVD
1999; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Nachrichten Aus Der Ideologischen Antike: Marx - Eisenstein - Das Kapital

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Kluge implements Sergei Eisenstein's 1920s plan to make a film of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" through a set of collage, drama, and documentary techniques. Includes commentaries by writers including Boris Groys, Dietmar Dath, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Peter Sloterdijk, Dietmar Dath or Sophie Rois with clips of everyday life and reenactments starring Helge Schneider.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Wings of Desire

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Based on poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.; A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining.
DVD
2003; 1987
Clemons (Stacks)