Hôtel du Nord Video/Film , DVD in French
Anguished young lovers, fallen women, wanted criminals, and all manner of social castoffs: these are the disreputable denizens of the H̥tel du Nord, an atmospherically seedy boardinghouse on the bustling banks of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, whose lives collide in Marcel…
Nous Video/Film , DVD in French
"The RER B is an urban train that traverses Paris and its environs from north to south. A moving testament to the importance of filming as a process of bearing witness and remembering, We is subtle and shrewd in a world which favours shortcuts and easy answers. Justifiably…
- Must be used with International DVD player.
PN1995.9.R6 N097 2022 c. 1
Gagarine Video/Film , DVD in French
Yuri, sixteen, has lived all his life in Gagarine Towers, a vast red-brick housing project on the outskirts of Paris. From the heights of his apartment, he dreams of becoming an astronaut. But when plans to demolish his community's home are leaked, Yuri joins the resistance. With…
Elevator to the gallows Video/Film , DVD in French
A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.
Eden Video/Film , DVD in French
A trip into the '90s Parisian electronic dance movement experienced through the eyes of DJ groups Cheers and Daft Punk, who, together with their friends, plunge into the ephemeral nightlife of sex, drugs, and endless music.
When the cat's away = Chacun cherche son chat Video/Film , DVD in French
The disappearance of her cat, Gris-gris, affords lonely make-up artist Chloe the opportunity to meet her varied neighbours in an old district of Paris under re-development.
- Must be used with international DVD player
PN1997.C3925 2002 c. 1
Avant-garde. experimental cinema, 1922-1954 Video/Film , DVD in English , French
Long before home video there flourished an alternative cinema culture on college campuses and around art theaters, where foreign film fare was often accompanied by a short subject. As reliable 16mm film equipment became available to non-professionals, artists independent of film…