The University of Alabama
Genre Listing

Back to Genre

Start New Search

Title: Ten Days That Shook the World
Series Title / Date:
Call Number: VCR 84- 17
Description: Sergei Eisenstein's dramatization of the revolution in Russia, showing the fall of the Kerensky government
Keywords: Silent

Title: The China Syndrome
Series Title / Date: 1979
Call Number: DVD 2012-179
Description: A television news reporter and a cameraman uncover a safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. Starring Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, and Michael Douglas.

Title: The Cuban Masterworks Collection = Obras Maestras del Cine
Series Title / Date: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2007-307
Description: Five restored classic films from Cuba: Dolce Sillas = The Twelve Chairs: A rich woman hides family jewels under a chair lining.; Aventuras de Juan Quin Quin = The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin: A peasant farmer becomes a soldier in the Cuban revolution.; Un Eombre de Exito = A Successful Man: Cuba's history before the Revolution is chronicled through the story of two brothers.; Cecilia: In 1830 Cuba, the son of a rich colonial family falls in love with a poor mulatto girl.; Amada: Set in Havana in 1914 as World War I begins, a young conservative bourgeois woman unhappily married to an ambitious politician falls in love with her cousin.
Keywords: Cuba

Title: The Emperor's Club
Series Title / Date: 2002
Call Number: DVD 2012-197
Description: An idealistic private school teacher attempts to redeem an incorrigible student. Cast includes Kevin Kline.
Keywords: Michael Hoffman

Title: The Pride of Jesse Hallam
Series Title / Date: 1981
Call Number: DVD 2012-212
Description: A Kentucky coal miner moves his family to the city, and discovers his inability to read is a big handicap in this new environment.
Keywords: Literacy; City Life

Title: The Secret Life of Words
Series Title / Date: 2007
Call Number: DVD 2012-31
Description: A wounded oil worker forms a relationship with a silent nurse that tends to him.
Keywords: Tim Robbins; Speech; Pedro Almodovar

Title: The Seven Deadly Wins: Ballet with Song in Eight Parts = Die Sieben TodsUnd
Series Title / Date: 1993
Call Number: DVD 2012-24
Description: Examines the impact of the seven deadly sins on mankind throughout the ages.
Keywords: Ballet; Peter Sellars; Kurt Weill; Television Program

Title: The Social Network
Series Title / Date: 2011
Call Number: DVD 2011-142
Description: In 2003, a Harvard undergrad, Mark Zuckerberg played by Jesse Eisenberg, designs the programming for the global social network and revolution in communication known as Facebook. Six years later after being the youngest billionaire in history, he faces a lawsuit with fellow Harvard student.
Keywords: Entrepreneur

Title: The Virgin Suicides
Series Title / Date: 1999
Call Number: DVD 2012-44
Description: In the mid-1970s of a suburban Michigan community, a group of boys obsess over mysterious sisters sheltered by their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide.
Keywords: Romance; Sofia Coppola

Title: The Winter Guest
Series Title / Date:
Call Number: DVD 2013-254
Description: An elderly women arrives unexpectedly at the home of her daughter, who is grieving over her the recent death of her husband. Starring Emma Thompson and her mother, Phyllida Law. Directed by Alan Rickman.
Keywords: Family