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Carlota Joaquina: Princesa do Brazil
Series Title: 2000
Call Number: DVD 2015-43
Description: A tempestuous Brazilian princess plots to conquer her enemies and become queen of Portugal.
Keywords: Historical Drama

City of God
Series Title: 2002
Call Number: DVD 2015-50
Description: Based on the true story of a young photographer who grew up in the world's most notorious slum, Rio de Janeiro's City of God.
Keywords: Crime; Gangs; Drama

Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel
Series Title: 2009
Call Number: DVD 2015-47
Description: Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop and has an affair with a French millionaire.
Keywords: Drama

Domesticas
Series Title: 2001
Call Number: DVD 2015-45
Description: Lives of a handful of 'domestics' in Sao Paulo and their struggle against the challenges of the huge metropolis, and the difficult balancing of work, family, and different interpersonal relationships.
Keywords: Drama; Social Conditions

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

Mon Meilleur Ami
Series Title: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2015-46
Description: Unlikeable antiques dealer enlists a taxi driver to pose as a friend to win a bet.
Keywords: Comedy

Paris, Je T'Aime = Paris, I Love You
Series Title: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2015-49
Description: The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris.
Keywords: Drama; French Films

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

The Three Caballeros
Series Title: 2000
Call Number: DVD 2015-42
Description: When Donald receives a magical collection of gifts from his Latin American friends, they become his passport to a fantastic musical journey with Joe Carioca and Panchito, the charro rooster.
Keywords: Disney

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

Vieil Homme et L'enfant = The Two of Us
Series Title: 1967
Call Number: DVD 2015-48
Description: To avoid arrest after France is occupied by the Nazis, a young Jewish boy is sent to stay with an elderly couple in the country.
Keywords: Holocaust; Historical Drama

Wayne McGregor: Going Somewhere; A Moment in Time
Series Title: 2013
Call Number: DVD 2015-44
Description: The first program is a documentary providing insight into Wayne McGregor's collaboration with professional dancers from the Random Dance Company and the Royal Ballet as they work on new choreography while being monitored by neuroscientists. The second program is a performance of McGregor's dance piece Moment in time by the Random Dance Company.
Keywords: Modern Dance