Jakob der Lügner = Jacob the Liar

cover image Barcode: 58962743 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 101 min. Language: German Creator: directed by Frank Beyer Description: "A Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central Europe. In order to keep his companion in misfortune, Mischa, from risking his life for a few potatoes, he tells him what he heard and announces that he is in possession of a radio - in the ghetto a crime punishable by death. It doesn't take long for word of Jakob's secret to spread - suddenly, there is ...


cover image Barcode: 58962738 Call Number: GAME-ENG014 Material Type: Game Language: English Collection: Language Resource Center

El Orfanato = The Orphanage

cover image Barcode: 58962731 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 105 min. Language: Spanish Creator: J.A. Bayona Description: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. Rating Audience (Video Only): R Collection: Language Resource Center

La Casa De Los Espiritus - The House of the Spirits

cover image Barcode: 58962732 Call Number: DQ-RS248.001 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 133 min. Language: English, Spanish Creator: Bille August Description: Chile, second half of the 20th century. The poor Esteban marries Clara and they get a daughter, Blanca. Esteban works hard and eventually gets money to buy a hacienda and become a local patriarch. He becomes very conservative and is feared by his workers. When Blanca grows up, she falls in love with a young revolutionary, Pedro, who urges the workers to fight for socialism. It is unavoidable that Pedro and Esteban are pitted against each other. Esteban tries to stop the love affair between Pedro ...

Abrazo de la serpiente = Embrace of the Serpent

cover image Barcode: 58962730 Call Number: DQ-RS544 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 125 min. Language: original audio track is English AND German AND Huitoto AND Latin AND Portuguese AND Okaina AND Spanish AND Tikuna AND Wanano Creator: Directed by Ciro Guerra Description: "At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in Academy Award nominated EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT. Filmed in stunning black and white, SERPENT centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by real-life journals of two explorers who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last ... Rating Audience (Video Only): Not Rated Collection: Language Resource Center

The Wind Journeys - Los viajes del viento

Barcode: 58962728 Call Number: DQ-RS298 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 120 min. DVD Region: 1 Language: Spanish Creator: Ciro Guerra Description: For most of his life, Ignacio Carrillo traveled the villages of northern Colombia, playing traditional songs on his accordion, a legendary instrument said to have once belonged to the devil. He eventually married and settled in a small town, leaving the nomadic life behind. But after the traumatic death of his wife, he vows to never play the accursed accordion again, and embarks on one last journey to return the instrument to its rightful owner. On the way, Ignacio is followed by Fermin, a ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Janosch : Oh, wie schon ist Panama

Barcode: 58962723 Call Number: DQ-GG225 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 17:04 Language: German Creator: Childertainment Description: Digitized copy of the stoy "Oh, wie schön ist Panama" (17:04) Collection: Language Resource Center

Il Giardino dei Finzi Contini = The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

Barcode: 58962718 Call Number: DQ-RI205 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 94 min. DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Italian Creator: directed by Vittorio De Sica Description: In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a circle of friends for constant rounds of tennis and parties at their villa with its lovely grounds, keeping the rest of the world at bay. Into the circle steps Giorgio, a Jew from the middle class who falls in love with Micol. She seems to toy with him, and even makes love to one of his friends while she ... Collection: Language Resource Center

L'Amore Molesto - Annoying Love

Barcode: 58962719 Call Number: DQ-RI143 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 99 min. DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Italian Creator: Mario Martone Description: After The Mysterious Death Of Her Mother, A Woman Returns To The City In Which She Grew Up, In Search Of Answers About Her Mother's Life. Instead She Finds Buried Memories Of Her Childhood, Which She Is Finally Able To Put To Rest. Collection: Language Resource Center

Il Ladro di Bambini = The Stolen Children

Barcode: 58962720 Call Number: DQ-RI181 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 115 min. Language: Italian Description: A military police officer develops a trusting friendship while escorting an 11-year-old girl and her younger brother out of Milan after their mother is arrested and is judged unfit. Collection: Language Resource Center

La giusta distanza - The Right Distance

Barcode: 58962721 Call Number: DQ-RI168 Material Type: Video -Digital DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Italian Creator: Carlo Mazzacurati Collection: Language Resource Center

Io, l'altro = I, The Other

Barcode: 58962722 Call Number: DQ-RI167 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 78 min. Language: Italian Creator: Mohsen Melliti Description: Giuseppe and Youssef are two fishermen bond by sincere friendship. Giuseppe is an Italian, while Youssef is an Arab, working on the same boat, the two colleagues share everything, included the same first name: Joseph (Giuseppe in Italian, Youssef in Arabic), when cultural conflicts appear, everything quickly messes up Collection: Language Resource Center

Cinema Paradiso - Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

cover image Barcode: 58962716 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 121 min. DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Italian Creator: Giuseppe Tomatore Description: Emotionally moving drama concerns the friendship between a young boy and a cantankerous projectionist who operates an old movie theater. Philippe Noiret stars. Academy Award winner, Best Foreign Language Film. Collection: Language Resource Center

Un Village Francais = A French Village

cover image Barcode: 58962712 Call Number: Q-RF243 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 700 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: French Creator: Frédéric Krivine et al. Philippe Triboit et al. Emmanuel Daucé Description: 1.1: Le débarquement 1.2: Chaos 1.3: Passer la ligne 1.4: Sur la terre comme au ciel 1.5: Marchés noirs 1.6: Coup de froid 1.7: La loterie 1.8: L'engagement 1.9: La lecon de choses 1.10: Votre nom fait un peu juif 1.11: Danger de mort 1.12: Le coup de grace Collection: Language Resource Center

Noche Herida = Nuit Blessée = Wounded Night

Barcode: 58962713 Call Number: Q-RS565 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 89 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 1 Language: Spanish Creator: Nicolas Rincon Gille Description: "Displaced from the countryside due to violence, Blanca has recently moved to a rudimentary shelter on the Bogota border with her three grandsons. In the thick of his adolescent crisis, Didier, the eldest of three boys, is already drifting off towards an uncertain future." -DVD Collection: Language Resource Center

Wonder Woman

cover image Barcode: 58962705 Call Number: Q-GG409 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: PAL Region 2 Language: German, English, Italian, French Creator: directed by Patty Jenkins Description: "Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny." --IMDB Collection: Language Resource Center


cover image Barcode: 58962706 Call Number: Q-AC072 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: NTSC Region 1 Language: Cantonese, English Creator: directed by Kaige Chen Description: "Chen Kaige, acclaimed director of Farewell, My Concubine, weaves this lavish period drama inspired by the classic stage play Orphan of Zhao, which tells the tale of a Yuan Dynasty prince whose fate will determine the future of an entire nation. As the ruthless General Tuan (Wang Xueqi) seizes the Zhao throne and wipes out the entire monarchy, noble doctor Cheng Ying (Ge You) makes the ultimate sacrifice to save the newborn Zhao prince. In the years that follow Cheng raises the crown prince ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Los Surcos Del Azar

cover image Barcode: 58962707 Call Number: FR-SPA Roc Material Type: Print-Graphic Novel Collection: Language Resource Center

Frank : la increíble historia de una dictadura olvidada

cover image Barcode: 58962708 Call Number: FR-SPA Aba Material Type: Print-Graphic Novel Language: Spanish Creator: Ximo Abadía Collection: Language Resource Center

En transición

cover image Barcode: 58962709 Call Number: FR-SPA Pen Material Type: Print-Graphic Novel Language: Spanish Creator: Illustrated by Ana Penyas Collection: Language Resource Center

Il k'yu p'alsa Book 1 4-wŏl-6-wŏl = 1Q84 : 무라카미 하루키 장편소설 = 1Q84

cover image Barcode: 58962699 Call Number: FR-KOR Mur Material Type: Print Language: Korean Creator: Haruki Murakami et al. Yun-ok Yang Collection: Language Resource Center

Il k'yu p'alsa Book 1 4-wŏl-6-wŏl = 1Q84 : 무라카미 하루키 장편소설 = 1Q84

cover image Barcode: 58962700 Call Number: FR-KOR Mur Material Type: Print Language: Korean Creator: Haruki Murakami et al. Yun-ok Yang Collection: Language Resource Center

Il k'yu p'alsa Book 2 7-wŏl-9-wŏl = 1Q84 : 무라카미 하루키 장편소설 = 1Q84

cover image Barcode: 58962701 Call Number: FR-KOR Mur Material Type: Print Language: Korean Creator: Haruki Murakami et al. Yun-ok Yang Collection: Language Resource Center

In Defense of Food : An Eater's Manifesto

cover image Barcode: 58962702 Call Number: FR-ENG Pol Material Type: Print Language: English Creator: Michael Pollan Description: "'Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.' These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists. As a result, we face today a complex culinary landscape dense with bad advice and foods that are not 'real.' Indeed, plain old eating is being replaced ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Oshiire No Chiyo = 벽장 속의 치요 = In Its Cupboard Chiyo

cover image Barcode: 58962703 Call Number: FR-KOR Hir Material Type: Print Language: Korean Creator: Ogiwara Hiroshi Collection: Language Resource Center