Chibi = Red Cliff: Destiny Lies in the WindSeries Title / Date:
|2010Call Number: ||DVD 2011-230Description: ||Based on a legendary 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty. Keywords: ||Mandarin; China; War; Political and Social ConditionsTitle: |
CidSeries Title / Date:
|2008Call Number: ||DVD 2013-36Description: ||Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar dubbed El Cid fights to drive the Moors from eleventh-century Christian Spain. Directed by Anthony Mann starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren.Keywords: ||Title: |
Commune: (Paris 1871) Series Title / Date:
|2000Call Number: ||DVD 2011-44Description: ||Two television news crews cover the period when the working-class Parisians riot against the "bourgeois" French national government, which fled the capital and re-established itself in Versailles.Keywords: ||RevolutionTitle: |
Cradle Will RockSeries Title / Date:
|Call Number: ||DVD 2013-246Description: ||A kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America, from high society to street life in Depression-era New York City. Based on events surrounding Marc Blitzstein's controversial musical. Cast includes John and Joan Cusack, Cary Elwes, Bill Murray, and Susan Sarandon. Written and Directed by Tim Robbins.Keywords: ||Theater ProductionsTitle: |
Dangerous LiaisonsSeries Title / Date:
|1988Call Number: ||DVD 2010-181Description: ||Set in 18th century France, two bored aristocrats wreak havoc when they play dangerous games with people's lives. Adapted from the novel by Choderlos De Laclos. Cast includes Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Keanu Reeves, and Uma Thurman.Keywords: ||Stephen Frears; Love; SeductionTitle: |
Eroica: The Day that Music Changed ForeverSeries Title / Date:
| Call Number: ||DVD 2009-27Description: ||Period-drama depiction of the private first performance of Beethoven's Eroica symphony at the Lobkowitz Palace in 1805 the momentous musical event that prompted composer Joseph Haydn to remark Everything is different from today.
Keywords: || Beethoven; Music; Symphony; BiographyTitle: |
Fall of the Roman EmpireSeries Title / Date:
|Call Number: ||VCR 2007-103Description: ||The Roman Empire is at the height of its glory in 180 A.D., but slowly crumbling under its own corruption and the barbarians from the north and east; starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd.Keywords: ||Rome: History; Sophia LorenTitle: |
Fellini SatyriconSeries Title / Date:
|World FilmsCall Number: ||VCR 2007- 46Description: ||Fellini's adaptation of Petronius' "Satyricon," recreating the bawdy and lecherous days of Nero's reign in ancient Rome; an allegorical satire of the self-indulgence of modern history.Keywords: ||Petronius Arbiter; Fellini, FedericoTitle: |
GerminalSeries Title / Date:
|Call Number: ||DVD 2008-78Description: ||Story of a coal miner's town north of France in the mid 19th century who go on strike.
Keywords: ||Coal Mines; Claude BerriTitle: |
GlorySeries Title / Date:
|1989Call Number: ||DVD 2009-30Description: ||Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes, two young Bostonians, lead the group; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins unites the troops; and Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment. Cast includes Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, and Morgan Freeman.
Keywords: ||Edward Zwick; Civil War; Slavery |