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The sequel to the 1999 Japanese supernatural thriller, Tomie, sees the     return of the eponymous female ghost who seduces men and drives them to murder   her, only to be reborn from scraps of her own flesh. A young girl exploring      her doctor father's notes for clues to his insanity discovers disturbing       writings about Tomie - written in blood - and learns that he shares an unusual connection to the killer ghost. A real chiller in the tradition of great       Japanese ghost stories that delivers the scares. In Japanese with English        Tomijiro Mitsuishi---Japan---2000---95 mins.
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The Polish Hogan's Heroes. Boguslaw Linda and Marek Kondrat, known best for their action roles, team up once again in a lighthearted WWII adventure about two members of the Polish underground who engage in a series of comic misadventures. They plan to outwit the Nazis by robbing a German-controlled bank and using the loot to purchase a major shipment of arms. What in the pierogi could possibly go wrong? In Polish with English subtitles.

Janusz Majewski---Poland---1998---150 mins.
7 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER
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George Segal, Richard Widmark, Timothy Bottoms, and a young Helen Hunt star in this disaster thriller about a terrorist who's sabotaging amusement park rides around America.
7 SONGS FROM THE TUNDRA
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The award-winning first feature from Polish writer-director Janusz Kidawa.       Three construction workers live together in a tiny apartment while building a    new factory. When their foreman, Kolecki, is fired for neglecting his            professional duties, the trio bands together to keep the production on course. With its focus on the dissatisfaction of everyday life and the breakdown of    moral values, Kidawa's film echoes the "cinema of moral concern" associated    with Krzysztof Kieslowski and Krzysztof Zanussi. Pejzaz Horyzontalny       offers a glimpse into an era when Communism still dominated, but unrest        signaled changes ahead. In Polish with English subtitles.                      Janusz Kidawa---Poland---1978---86 mins.
A (1998)
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Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) remains one of the most influential figures in 20th century art, theatre, and cinema. His influence is evident in the works of such theatre luminaries as Jean Genet and Peter Brook, and extends into the world of rock 'n' roll through artists like Jim Morrison and Patti Smith. This amazing collection sheds light on the enigmatic genius who penned some of theatre's most sacred texts, in addition to starring in early classics of      world cinema. Includes My Life and Times with Antonin Artaud (Gerard Mordillat, 1993, 93 mins.), a moody dramatization starring Sami Frey. The True Story of Artaud the Momo (Gerard Mordillat and Jerome Prieur, 1993, 170 mins.) is a groundbreaking documentary which features fascinating recollections from friends and disciples. In French with English subtitles.  Gerard Mordillat/Jerome Prieur---France---1993---280 mins.
A SANGRE FRIA - IN COLD BLOOD
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Two gritty tales of Depression-era criminals brought to justice. The true        adventures of America's most notorious mother, Ma Barker's Killer Brood    (Bill Karn, 1960), begin in dust-bowl Oklahoma. Barker leads her sons astray     and gives advice to such infamous names as Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and     Machine Gun Kelly. The law finally catches up with her at her plush Florida    hideout in an action-packed shoot-out. A popular radio and television show     before coming to the big screen, Gangbusters (Bill Karn, 1954, 78 mins.  ) is comprised of three episodes from the TV show edited together with           surprisingly good results. Myron Healey plays real-life bad guy John Omar      Pinson and the story follows his attempts to break out of prison. Episodes     from the Gangbusters TV show were also used for the features Guns       Bill Karn---USA---1960/1955---164 mins.
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A remarkable and courageous film from noted French director Rene Clement (Forbidden Games), who completed the work during the final months of WWII under extremely dangerous conditions. Using a cast of non-professionals, Clement tells the story of French railway workers who bravely battle the Nazis on many fronts, making possible the Allied invasion of 1944. Shot in a gritty, semi-documentary style, Clement's film has been compared to Rossellini's groundbreaking neorealist masterpiece Open City. "The most important film [...] about the French resistance" (The Guardian). In French with English subtitles.   Rene Clement---France---1946---85 mins.
ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
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The jubilant New York concert by the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem offers      telling insight into their behavior and performing rituals. The documentary      mixes concert material and interviews with Bob Dylan, Mary Travers and Tom       Paxton. 60 mins.
AFRICAN LEADERS (AMILCAR CABRAL / FRANTZ FANON)
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Two profiles of African leaders who defied colonialism: Amilcar Cabral, who led the Liberation Movement, and Frantz Fanon, spokesman for the Algerian revolution.
AGE OF CZESLAW MILOSZ (DVD-R), THE
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This handsome documentary commemorates the 100th birthday of Czeslaw Milosz, the Nobel Prize-winning poet of Polish-Lithuanian descent.
AGENT CODY BANKS
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Melvin Van Peebles wrote, directed, produced, scored and starred in this critically acclaimed, reverse racist blaxploitation movie that has Van Peebles on the run from the police after he kills two cops who were beating up on a black man. With John Amos, Simon Chuckster and Rhetta Hughes. X-rated when     Melvin Van Peebles---USA---1971---90 mins.
AILEEN WUORNOS: THE SELLING OF A SERIAL KILLER
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Documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield (Kurt and Courtney) looks at the media frenzy surrounding the sensational case of Aileen Wuornos, the 35-year-old lesbian prostitute who murdered seven of her male clients along a Florida interstate. During her trial, Wuornos is "adopted" by Arlene Pralle, "born-again" woman who sells the story to the highest bidders. This crazy set-up also includes a lawyer with a crazy defense and Wuornos' lover, who dupes the killer into confessing over the phone. Her story forms the basis for Monster, starring Oscar-winner Charlize Theron.

Nick Broomfield---USA---1992---87 mins.
ALEX KATZ: WHAT ABOUT STYLE?
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The first feature from German filmmaker Helma Sanders-Brahms, this potent black-and-white drama deals with the aftermath of the 1968 student rebellions in Germany as experienced by two fervent participants. Though the country experienced sweeping reforms in the years following, two radicals-turned-successful Berlin stage actors and lovers (Grischa Huber and Heinrich Giskes) are grappling with their growing insignificance and the demands of adulthood. After a night of intense debate about the past and their future, the couple begins garnering support to fight a new abortion bill. However, their rekindled zeal is soon complicated by an unexpected pregnancy. "A cult film for the feminist movement" (The Films of Helma Sanders-Brahms). Giskes and Huber won German Film Awards for their performances. In German with English subtitles.

Helma Sanders-Brahms---West Germany---1975---106 mins.
ALI ( MICHAEL MANN )
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In Werner Herzog's epic that was shot on location in the Amazon, Klaus Kinski is Aguirre, a conquistador in search of El Dorado, the mythical City of Gold.
ALI RAP
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Polanski's chilling study of madness stars Catherine Deneuve as a jealously sadistic schizophrenic, equally terrified of sex and leaving her apartment.
ALL MY GOOD COUNTRYMEN
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Despite being officially barred from leaving Iran's borders, Ali-Reza Amini's captivating film has earned international acclaim as a standout of the Iranian New Wave.
ALL THE KING'S MEN (1949)
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Set in 1963, this elegant film tells the tale of a school in the middle of the desert. One day, the children find that their water jar, the sole vessel for drinking water, is cracked.
AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE / NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE
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A double feature of documentaries on subterranean cinema. American Grindhouse (Elijah Drenner, 2010, 82 mins.) covers the full range of American exploitation films: nudie cuties, sexploitation, blaxploitation, bikers, splatter, gore, and more. To help make some sense of all the mayhem, filmmakers like John Landis, William Lustig, Larry Cohen, Jack Hill, and Herschell Gordon Lewis sound off on the history and influence of American grindhouse films. "The equivalent of a stroll through cinema's id" (NY Times). Narrated by Robert Forster. Featuring tons of movie clips, outtakes, trailers, and more. This is followed by Nightmares in Red, White, and Blue (Andrew Monument, 2009, 96 mins.), an entertaining film that surveys the cultural history of American horror films, from Edison's Frankenstein (1910) up through Hostel (2005). Along the way, Lon Chaney, Universal monsters, Val Lewton, Hitchcock, Herschell Gordon Lewis, late-60s and 70s art horror, Romero, Carpenter, slasher flicks, Sam Raimi and torture porn movies are compared, contrasted, and linked to the sociopolitical anxieties of their time. Narrated by Lance Hendriksen, and featuring John Carpenter, Larry Cohen, Roger Corman, Joe Dante, George Romero and other genre luminaries. Based on a book by Joseph Maddrey.

Elijah Drenner/Andrew Monument---USA---2010/2009---78 mins.
AMERICAN PIT BULL
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Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the greatest architects of the 20th century, was deeply indebted to Japan for its aesthetic inspiration. This is the story of how he repaid that debt. Wright sought refuge in Japan when he faced public condemnation at home. For six tumultuous years, he struggled to complete the enormous commission of the Hotel Imperial in Tokyo, which helped turn his career around. During the construction of the building, he forged several relationships with Japanese architects who went on to alter Japan's cityscapes and mentor a new generation of architects. Wright's obsession with Japan, and vice versa, vividly reminds us that the creative spirit knows no borders. "A meticulous and eminently scholarly look...boasting authenticity and intellectual integrity" (Chicago Tribune).

Karen Severns/Koichi Mori---USA/Japan---2005---126 mins.
AMERICAN REVOLUTION 2
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One of the late philosopher Susan Sontag's favorite films, this powerful work reveals the evolution of the cinematic method and dark metaphysical style that Hungarian auteur Bela Tarr made famous in Santantango and Werckmeister Harmonies. Black and white images seem to float out of an endless drunken dream as a reclusive loner obsessively pursues his former lover. "Damnation is the ultimate film-noir, a deeply existential rumination on the miserableness of existence and the search for a meaning or a means of escape" (DVD Times). In Hungarian with English subtitles.

Bela Tarr---Hungary---1988---116 mins.