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: |
GalileoSeries Title / Date:
|(1974)Call Number: ||DVD 2014-97Description: ||Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Keywords: ||AstronomyTitle: |
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; SlaveryTitle: |
Heaven and EarthSeries Title / Date:
|Oliver Stone CollectionCall Number: ||DVD 2009-117Description: ||Based on the true story of a Vietnamese woman during and after the Vietnam war and her struggles as a rice farmer's daughter, freedom fighter, prostitute, and an American soldier's wife.
Keywords: ||War; Historical; Biographical; Tommy Lee JonesTitle: |
Hidalgo: La Historia Jamas ContadaSeries Title / Date:
|2011Call Number: ||DVD 2014-83Description: ||From his jail cell at a military hospital, Hidalgo recalls memories of his past particularly his time as a Parish Priest where he translated and produced the stage play "Tartuffe" by Moliere, and the time when he fell love briefly leaving the priesthood to raise a family of three.Keywords: ||BiographyTitle: |
Huo Zhe = To LiveSeries Title / Date:
|World FilmsCall Number: ||DVD 2007- 64Description: ||The story of a prodigal son set against the backdrop of China in the tumultuous era of the 40s and beyond; starring Ge You and Gong Li.Keywords: ||Mandarin; China: History, Civil WarTitle: |
Ivanovo Detstvo = Ivan's ChildhoodSeries Title / Date:
|1962Call Number: ||DVD 2011-3Description: ||A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.Keywords: ||Children and WarTitle: |
JuarezSeries Title / Date:
|1938Call Number: ||DVD 2014-85Description: ||Story of three men, Benito Juarez, Napoleon III, and Emperor Maximilian, driven by political passions, and a woman, Empress Carlota, driven to madness.Keywords: ||Mexico History |