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210.409, Fall 2017

Anderson, Bruce, Fall 2017
MSEL Reserves
videos on reserve at the Service Desk on M-Level
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1. Chocolat Video/Film , DVD in French
Alain Belmondo et Gérard Crosnier présentent ; une coproduction Cinemanuel, Marin… 1988 .

A young woman returns to Cameroon to trace her past. Soon the sights, sounds and smells sweep her back to her childhood and memories of the people who populated her youth.
2. La grande séduction: Seducing Doctor Lewis Video/Film , DVD in French
Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm présente une production Max Films, un film de Jean-François… 2003 .

St. Marie-La-Mauderne is a tiny fishing village. For eight years the locals have stood in line for weekly welfare checks, remembering the good old days when the catch was good. A small company wants to build a factory on the island, but only if a full-time doctor lives in St.…
3. Inch'Allah dimanche Video/Film , DVD in French , Arabic
ARP sélection ; Bandits Longs ; written and directed by Yamina Benguigui. 2001 .

Film about the "family reunion," the French government's euphemism for a 1974 law allowing Algerian wives to rejoin their husbands working in France. Strong-willed Zouina parts tearfully from her mother in the port of Algiers; once in France, she and her three small children are…
4. inch'Allah Dimanche Video/Film , Online in English
2001 .
5. Indigènes: Days of glory Video/Film , DVD in French
The Weinstein Company ; Mars distribution ; Jean Bréhat, Rachid Bouchareb, Jamel… 2006 .

The tale of a 1943 WWII French Algerian Unit facing discrimination by its European counterparts due to prejudice and ignorance. The French armed forces are preparing to land troops in Europe to win back their homeland from the Axis Powers, but they cannot accomplish their task…
6. Les invasions barbares: The barbarian invasions Video/Film , DVD in French
Cinémaginaire Pyramide Productions présentent ; produit par Denise Robert, Daniel… 2003 .

It's not easy for a narrow-minded professor to reconcile with his equally stubborn son. But soon, father and son find themselves gathering with their wide and colorful circle of family and friends to confrom their differences, confess their secrets, and celebrate life.
7. Lorna's silence: Le silence de Lorna Video/Film , DVD in French
a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Les Films du Fleuve and Archipel 35 present a film by… 2010 .

Lorna is a young Albanian women who dreams of opening up a snack bar with her boyfriend. Without the money, she finds herself entwined in a vicious plan devised by mobster Fabio. A false marriage between Lorna and Claudy will allow her to get her Belgian citizenship. She is then…
8. Ma vie en rose: My life in pink Video/Film , DVD in French
a Sony Pictures Classics release ; directed by Alain Berliner ; produced by Carole… 1997 .

Ludovic is waiting for a miracle. With six-year-old certainty, he believes he was meant to be a little girl and that the mistake will soon be corrected. But where he expects the miraculous, Ludo finds only rejection, isolation and guilt--as the intense reactions of family,…
9. Métisse: Café au lait Video/Film , DVD in French
les Productions Lazennec présentent ; en coproduction avec la SFP cinéma ; une… 1993 .

An interracial romantic trio come to grips with joint parenthood when a pregnant woman has two lovers and refuses to reveal which of them is the father.
10. Of gods and men: Des hommes et des dieux Video/Film , Blu-ray , DVD in French
Sony Picture Classics ; Armada Films et Why Not Productions présentent une coproduction… 2010 .

Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers in a monastery in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990's. When a crew of foreign workers are massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. The army offers them protection,…
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11. Rachida Video/Film , DVD in Arabic , French
Global Film Initiative ; A First Run Features presentation ; avec la participation de… 2002 .

Rachida, a young and self-assured teacher at an elementary school, becomes the target of terrorists when she refuses to place a bomb in her classroom. This acclaimed debut feature offers a unique glimpse into the lives of ordinary citizens in Algeria, where terrorism was…
12. Rue Cases-Nègres: Sugar cane alley Video/Film , DVD in French
a New Yorker Films release ; NEF Diffusion ; NEF présente ; une production SU. MA. FA.… 1983 .

The teenage life and adventures of young José, who lives in a shanty-town on Martinique in the mid-1930s, comprises the body of this film. José lives with his grandmother and is well aware of the French colonial presence. He gets into mischief, learns valuable lessons on living…
13. Vers le sud Video/Film , DVD in French , English
une coproduction Haut et Court, Les Films Séville, France 3 Cinéma, StudioCanal ; avec… 2005 .

Three middle-aged women, disillusioned and unsatisfied by the men at home, converge at a Haitian resort to soak up the sun and sample the sexual talents of the locals.
14. White material Video/Film , DVD in French
IFC Films ; Why Not Productions présente ; un coproduction Why Not Productions, Wild… 2011 .

Maria is an entitled white woman living in Africa, desperately unwilling to give up her family's crumbling coffee plantation despite the civil war closing in on her. A gripping evocation of the death throes of European colonialism and a fascinating look at a woman lost in her own…
15. Xala Video/Film , DVD in French , Wolof
Filmi Domireew et Société nationale cinématographique présentent ; directeur de… 1974 .

In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disastrous yet comical…