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Windom's Way

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"On an island in the Far East, Dr. Alec Windom cares for the population. He feels a great responsibility in general for the locals, who are exploited by rich plantation owners. Tensions are rising as his estranged wife arrives for a visit, and after angry rioting by the villagers and violent police retaliation, Windom must help appease both sides to avoid a bloody confrontation." -- Container.
DVD
2007; 1957
Clemons (Stacks)
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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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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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"Valentine and Proteus are best friends until they fall in love with the same girl. Having travelled to Milan in search of adventure, they both fall for the Duke's daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart Julia at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia. With friendship forgotten, the rivals' affections quickly get out of hand as the four young lovers find themselves on a wild chase through the woods, confused by mistaken identity and threatened by fierce outlaws before they find a path to reconciliation. Simon Godwin makes his RSC debut to direct Shakespeare's exuberant romantic comedy. Simon is Associate Director of the Royal Court. His production of Strange Interlude recently played to critical acclaim at the National [...]
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Memory Tracks

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Avant-garde film incorporating music, poetry and visuals to explore aspects of Black women.
DVD
2009; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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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)
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All's Well That Ends Well

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"Helena loves the arrogant Bertram, and when she cures the King of France of his sickness, she claims Bertram as her reward. But her new husband, flying from Helena to join the wars, attaches two obstructive conditions to their marriage--conditions he is sure will never be met." -- Container.
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Sisters Brothers

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In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018; 2019
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11.

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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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
13.

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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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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Killing Eve

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Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose deskbound job doesn't fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. Follow these two women, equally obsessed with each other, as they go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.
DVD
2018
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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 (CHECKED OUT)
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The Old Man & the Gun

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At age 70, Forrest Tucker infamously made his escape from the tough San Quentin prison. Once he had gained his freedom, he embarked on a new set of heists that left investigators scratching their heads and the public fascinated by the story. This true story details Tucker's life which includes a detective wrapped up in the case, and a female who takes a liking to Tucker despite the criminal path he's on.
DVD
2019
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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 (CHECKED OUT)
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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)