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Balanchine: Vol 1
Series Title: 1960
Call Number: DVD 2015-37
Description: Orpheus ; Serenade
Keywords: New York City Ballet in Montreal.

Balanchine: Vol. 2
Series Title: 1960
Call Number: DVD 2015-38
Description: Concerto Barocco ; Nutcracker-Grand pas de Deux ; Pas de Dix ; Agon
Keywords: New York City Ballet in Montreal

Balanchine: Vol. 3
Series Title: 1960
Call Number: DVD 2015-39
Description: Scenes from Swan Lake ; Copelia; The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore
Keywords: New York City Ballet in Montreal

Series Title: 2012
Call Number: DVD 2015-26
Description: Film interpretation of Mats Ek's solo piece BYE for and requested by Sylvie Guillem. Set to Beethoven's last piano sonata, Opus 111.
Keywords: Mats Ek; Sylvie Guillem; Dance: Modern

Dance & Quartet: Three Ballets by Heinz Spoerli
Series Title: 2013
Call Number: DVD 2015-28
Description: The Zurich Ballet performs three ballets each incorporating a famous string quartet played by the Hagen Quartet.
Keywords: Ballet

Dancing Dreams = Tanztraume
Series Title: 2010
Call Number: DVD 2015-25
Description: In 2008, world-famous dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch selected forty teenagers who had never heard her name to be part of her dance piece Contact Zone. For ten months through opening night, the young dancers discover Bausch's genius and their own bodies.
Keywords: Pina Bausch; Dance

Estudiante: El Corazon no se Cansa de Aprender = The Student
Series Title: 2011
Call Number: DVD 2015-9
Description: After retiring to Guanajuato, a 70 year old enrolls at the university.
Keywords: Drama

Grandes Repetitions: Stockhausen/Varese
Series Title: 2015
Call Number: DVD 2015-34
Description: 2 films by Luc Ferrari and Gerard Patris. Between 1965-68, composer Luc Ferrari collaborated with director Gerard Patris on a series of filmed intimate portraits of great musicians, "Les Grandes Repetitions" (The Great Rehearsals), which were broadcast on French TV.
Keywords: Music Rehearsal

I Due Foscari
Series Title: 2000
Call Number: DVD 2015-27
Description: A despairing father torn between love for his family and duty to a corrupt city. Orchestra: Coro E Compagnia Di Balleto Del Teatro Di San Carlo; Conducted by Nello Santi with Leo Nucci and Vincenzo La Scola as Francesco and Jacopo Foscari.
Keywords: Verdi; Byron; Opera

Inch'Allah Dimanche = Inch'Allah Sunday
Series Title: 2001
Call Number: DVD 2015-33
Description: Film about the "family reunion," the French government's euphemism for a 1974 law allowing Algerian wives to rejoin their husbands working in France.
Keywords: Drama; Immigration

Into the Woods
Series Title: 2015
Call Number: DVD 2015-29
Description: A modern twist on Grimm's fairy tales directed by Bob Marshall.
Keywords: Musical; Sondheim

Series Title: 2005
Call Number: DVD 2015-31
Description: In the slums of Paris, a group of students, primarily North African and Southeast Asian immigrants, stage a class production of the Marivaux play "Le Jeu de l'Amour et du Hasard," about the inevitability of class distinctions.
Keywords: Immigration; Drama

Le Dîner de Cons = The Dinner Game
Series Title: 1998
Call Number: DVD 2015-32
Description: Film by Francis Veber. Pierre and his snobbish friends have a standing date for dinner. Every week, they compete to see who can bring the biggest idiot to the party.
Keywords: Drama

Pique Dame
Series Title: 1992
Call Number: DVD 2015-14
Description: Herman becomes obsessed with the beautiful Lisa, who is engaged to Prince Yeletsky. Kirov Opera; Valery Gergiev, conductor.
Keywords: Opera; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich

Series Title: 2008
Call Number: DVD 2015-24
Description: Explores a controversial event in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election.
Keywords: Presidents; Political Campaign; Drama; Florida

Series Title: 1996
Call Number: DVD 2015-35
Description: In a desperate quest to save the people on his estate by draining the mosquito infested wetlands, a young man quickly learns that a sharp wit is the key to open any door in the Versailles court of Louis XVI.
Keywords: Historical Drama

Shakespeare in Love
Series Title: Miramax Collector's Series - 1998
Call Number: DVD 2015-23
Description: A secret romance with the Lady Viola emerges when Will Shakespeare needs inspiration from writer's block. Cast includes: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, and Judi Dench. Directed by John Madden.
Keywords: Shakespeare; Historical Drama

Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater
Series Title: 2012
Call Number: DVD 2015-10
Description: Michael Tilson Thomas explores the lives of his grandparents, Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky, through a musical performance that features five performers and the New World Symphony orchestra, performed at the New World Center in Miami Beach. Founding members of the Yiddish Theater in America, the Thomashefskys owned theaters, published their own magazine, wrote columns in the popular Yiddish newspapers, sponsored and encouraged generations of young artists, brought countless Yiddish artists to America, tirelessly raised funds for progressive social causes, and, through it all, were adventurous trendsetters. This story presents a musical sound that few have heard, assimilating Eastern European klezmer and cantorial modes with American tones and rhythms.
Keywords: Jews

Series Title: 2010
Call Number: DVD 2015-30
Description: A 17-year-old Kurdish refuge trying to reunite with his girlfriend who has emigrated to England, decides to swim the English Channel after being stopped in France.
Keywords: Drama; Teenage Boys

Series Title: 2014
Call Number: DVD 2015-36
Description: After years of reckless behavior, a heroin sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Keywords: Drama; Reese Witherspoon