El jardin del Eden = The Garden of Eden

cover image Barcode: 58963034 Call Number: Q-RS586 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 104 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Spanish Creator: María Novaro Description: Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "gringa" writer fascinated with Mexico and her hermit brother, plus a mexican peasant who wants to cross the border are the main characters looking for "the garden of eden". Collection: Language Resource Center

La mano invisible = The invisible hand

cover image Barcode: 58963036 Call Number: Q-RS587 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 83 min. System Requirements: Region 0 Language: Spanish Creator: directed by David Macian Description: "An industrial warehouse is turned into a stage where a group of ordinary professionals are assembled daily to perform different tasks with apparent normality. Meanwhile, from the darkness of the auditorium, dozens of visitors observe the 'wonderful' work show." --IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

Comme un Chef = Le Chef = The Chef

cover image Barcode: 58963037 Call Number: Q-RF244 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 84 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 Language: French Creator: Daniel Cohen Description: A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to get a head start from its rating in order to bring a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy. Rating Audience (Video Only): PG-13 Collection: Language Resource Center

Sin Dejar Huella = Leaving No Trace = Without a Trace

cover image Barcode: 58963039 Call Number: Q-RS588 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 109 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Spanish Creator: María Novaro Description: A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape. Collection: Language Resource Center

2001: A Space Odyssey

Barcode: 58963033 Material Type: Video -Digital Language: English Creator: Directed by Stanley Kubrick

Verónica

cover image Barcode: 58963031 Call Number: Q-RS584 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 105 min System Requirements: NSTC Region 1 Language: Spanish Creator: directed by Paco Plaza Collection: Language Resource Center

Maradona = Maradona by Kusturica

cover image Barcode: 58963032 Call Number: Q-RS585 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 Language: Spanish Creator: Directed by Emir Kusturica Description: "A documentary on Argentinean soccer star Diego Maradona, regarded by many as the world's greatest modern player." --IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

The Merrow Report : Lost in Translation - Latinos, Schools, and Society Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

cover image Barcode: 58963016 Call Number: DQ-RS360 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 56 min. DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Spanish Creator: Description: Reporter, teacher, Ph.D. from Harvard, John Merrow has spent over 20 years examining the extraordinarily high dropout rate among Latinos. While language is key, both language and cultural barriers play a part. In this documentary, Merrow explores English-only, bilingual, and dual language programs. Interviews with Latino students and educators expose additional reasons why some Latino children fail in the education system. Collection: Language Resource Center

Les Saveurs du Palais = Haute Cuisine

cover image Barcode: 58963024 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 95 min. Creator: Christian Vincent Description: The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as private chef for François Mitterrand. Rating Audience (Video Only): PG-13

Al-Maydān= The Square

cover image Barcode: 58963026 Call Number: Q-NA177 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 206 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 0 Language: original audio track is in Arabic AND English Creator: Directed by Jehane Noujaim Description: "A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience." --IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

Una mujer fantástica = A Fantastic Woman

cover image Barcode: 58963008 Call Number: Q-RS583 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 104 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 2 Language: Spanish Creator: directed by Sebastián Lelio Description: "Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend." --IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

Séquences

Barcode: 58963010 Call Number: French Textbook Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: French Creator: Michèle Bissière, Nathalie Degroult Description: "Take your understanding of French language and culture to the next level with SÉQUENCES. With more cultural content than traditional intermediate textbooks, the text's thematic threads are devoted to mature, interesting topics that intertwine the study of grammar and culture with highly contextualized discussions of specific films and pertinent authentic readings. SÉQUENCES exposes you to recent French films, pertinent readings about the films, and activities that empower you to discover ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Séquences

Barcode: 58963011 Call Number: French Textbook Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: French Creator: Michèle Bissière, Nathalie Degroult Description: "Take your understanding of French language and culture to the next level with SÉQUENCES. With more cultural content than traditional intermediate textbooks, the text's thematic threads are devoted to mature, interesting topics that intertwine the study of grammar and culture with highly contextualized discussions of specific films and pertinent authentic readings. SÉQUENCES exposes you to recent French films, pertinent readings about the films, and activities that empower you to discover ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Séquences. Cahier de préparation

Barcode: 58963012 Call Number: French 230/231/232 Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: French Creator: Michèle Bissière Description: "By viewing French films, reading reviews of the films, researching related cultural issues on the Internet, and discussing issues raised by the movies, students can discover the many facets of Francophone life. This title covers the topics that intertwine the study of grammar and culture with discussions of specific films and authentic readings." - WorldCat Collection: Language Resource Center

Séquences. Cahier de préparation

Barcode: 58963013 Call Number: French 230/231/232 Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: French Creator: Michèle Bissière Description: "By viewing French films, reading reviews of the films, researching related cultural issues on the Internet, and discussing issues raised by the movies, students can discover the many facets of Francophone life. This title covers the topics that intertwine the study of grammar and culture with discussions of specific films and authentic readings." - WorldCat Collection: Language Resource Center

My Tehran for Sale

cover image Barcode: 58963001 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 101 min. Creator: Granaz Moussavi Description: "Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself artistically. At an underground rave, she meets Iranian born Saman, now an Australian citizen, who offers her a way out of her country and the possibility of living without fear." Rating Audience (Video Only): NR

Monster Hunt - Clip 1

cover image Barcode: 58963002 Material Type: Video -Digital Creator: Raman Hui Description: In an ancient world where monsters rule the land while humans keep to their own kingdom, a baby monster, Wuba, is born to a human father and monster queen. When mortals and creatures alike set out to capture the newborn, Wuba's adventure begins. The cute baby monster Huba is the child of a human man and a monster queen, threatened by both monster-hating humans and monsters attempting to capture the new-born in an ancient world based on medieval China. Rating Audience (Video Only): TV-Y7

Monster Hunt - Clip 2

cover image Barcode: 58963003 Material Type: Video -Digital Creator: Raman Hui Description: In an ancient world where monsters rule the land while humans keep to their own kingdom, a baby monster, Wuba, is born to a human father and monster queen. When mortals and creatures alike set out to capture the newborn, Wuba's adventure begins. The cute baby monster Huba is the child of a human man and a monster queen, threatened by both monster-hating humans and monsters attempting to capture the new-born in an ancient world based on medieval China. Rating Audience (Video Only): TV-Y7

Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage - Sophie School - The Final Days - CLIP 1

cover image Barcode: 58963005 Call Number: DQ-GG122 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 120 min. DVD Region: Region 2 Language: German Creator: Marc Rothemund Description: Munich, 1943: Sophie and Hans Scholl are members of the "Weiße Rose" (White Rose), a resistance group against the Nazi regime. When the siblings lay out fliers at the university, they are caught by the caretaker who calls the Gestapo. After their imprisonment, they are interrogated for days. In the beginning, Sophie manages to bluff the questioning official Robert Mohr, but Hans finally confesses everything. Now Sophie vindicates her ideals, but also tries to protect the other group ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Pelé Eterno = Pele Forever

cover image Barcode: 58962983 Call Number: Q-RP094 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: Region 4 Language: Portuguese Creator: directed by Anibal Massaini Neto Description: "Documentary about Brazilian soccer genius, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, aka Pelé." -IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

Modern Standard Arabic Grammar : A Learner's Guide

cover image Barcode: 58962984 Call Number: IL-ARA Wil 001 Material Type: Print Language: Arabic, English Creator: Mohammad T. Alhawary Description: "Modern Standard Arabic Grammar is comprehensive guide that introduces readers to the basic structure and grammar of the Arabic language from entry level to advanced proficiency. It provides balanced treatment of the phonological, syntactic, and morphological rules of the Arabic language." --WorldCat Collection: Language Resource Center

The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Second Language Acquisition

cover image Barcode: 58962985 Call Number: PED-Second Language Learning Material Type: Print-Pedagogical Language: English Creator: Mohammad T. Alhawary Description: "'The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Second Language Acquisition' introduces major current approaches in Arabic second language acquisition (SLA) research and offers empirical findings on crucial aspects and issues to do with the learning of Arabic as a foreign language and Arabic SLA. It brings together leading academics in the field to synthesize existing research and develops a new framework for analyzing important topics within Arabic SLA. ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Grammar in Context

cover image Barcode: 58962988 Call Number: IL-ENG NAT 001 Material Type: Print Language: English Creator: Sandra N. Elbaum Description: "The Sixth Edition of the best-selling Grammar in Context series, inspires learners through compelling stories, National Geographic images, and content, relevant to students' lives. Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context" --Cover Collection: Language Resource Center

The Mission

cover image Barcode: 58962989 Material Type: Video -Digital Creator: Roland Joffé Description: Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. Rating Audience (Video Only): PG

Fiddler on the Roof

cover image Barcode: 58962990 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 181 min. DVD Region: Region 1 Creator: Norman Jewison Description: The brilliant and poignant musical Fiddler on the Roof astounded audiences and critics when it debuted on Broadway in 1964. This film adaptation, which was nominated for an Academy Award¨, serves to reaffirm the show's stature as one of the greatest musicals ever written. Based on Sholem Aleichem's stories, this fable takes place in the Russian shtetl of Anatevka. It follows a poor milkman named Tevye, who is loud and tender, strong and sentimental. Together with his wife, three daughters, ... Collection: Martin Salinger Resource Collection