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Jaws (5/31/2024) When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community off Cape Cod, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

The Celebration (Feston) (5/31/2024) A lacerating chamber drama that uses the economic and aesthetic freedoms of digital video to achieve annihilating emotional intensity. 

Every Body (9/30/2024) An investigation of how intersex people have been treated and are still being regarded in today's society.

Yves Saint Laurent (11/1/2024) A biographical drama tracing the career of French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. Beginning in 1958, the film follows Laurent from his fateful meeting with lover and business partner Pierre Bergé to the height of his fame.

Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (2/19/2025) A woman uses sexual prowess to ruin her sister's wedding day.

Barbie (2/28/2025) Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2/28/2025) Portrait of Ernesto `Che' Guevara as a young man on a life-changing journey across South America in 1952.

The Big Short (3/1/2025) Explores the 2008 financial crisis through the lens of four unorthodox moneymen, who foresaw the consequences of the fraudulent mortgage-lending practices of large banks on Wall Street.

My Beautiful Laundrette (3/1/2025) Study of racial inequality, focusing on a gay couple running a coin laundry.

Paradise Now (4/1/2025) Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

Trainspotting (4/1/2025) A Scottish heroin addict tries to kick the habit, but struggles because of his out-of-control mates.

Raw (4/30/2025) A vegetarian veterinary student is forced to eat meat during a hazing ritual, and her subsequent violent allergic reaction soon turns into animalistic hunger, sheer bloodlust and an embrace of carnality in all its forms.

Weekend (4/30/2025) Two gay men meet at a nightclub and begin a 48-hour affair that has a profound impact on both of their lives.

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►The Silence of Others  https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=7a2dad4f-4ce2-4682-b18c-ad870131a26a    

-Reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, as they organize a groundbreaking international lawsuit and fight a “pact of forgetting” around the crimes they suffered.

►The Inner Tour   https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=4a1d54dd-dc32-42b1-a09c-ad870123027a  

-Innovatively probes the human side of the Israel-Palestinian conflict crisis, bringing to light, with unparalleled grace and sensitivity, stories of loss and displacement told from the Palestinian perspective.

►Las Raíces de Mi Corazón (Roots of my Heart)  https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=222e3475-e1f7-4606-9acf-ad8701095c3b

-This drama follows a young Cuban woman investigating her family history, and discovering disturbing revelations about the 1912 genocide, in which over 6,000 members of the Independents of Color were killed by the Cuban Army.

►Buddha in Africa (expires 9/1/2031)  https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=16e6865a-e08e-42b7-90b9-ad980006b4ad  

-A Malawian boy, raised in a Buddhist orphanage, struggles to retain his cultural identity

►Falafelism: The Politics of Food in the Middle East   https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=865ef301-6452-4272-bd68-adc8013922b2  

-Falafelism follows the iconic Palestinian croquette made from ground chickpeas and fava beans as it rolls its way through world history, cultural identity, class struggle, and international politics.

►The Esmeraldas Beach     https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=73147b50-38c8-402b-8484-aed9012aaa8d 

-Sets out to expose the invisibility of Afro-Ecuadorians and rectify the narrative of the country’s history.

►Kafe Negro: Cuba & The Haitian Revolution https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=df485f38-06b1-4809-af86-aeda013efea1   

-A film that explores the social, economic & historical ramification of the Haitian Revolution on Cuba.

►Father, Son, & Holy War (Pitra, Putra, aur Dharmayuddha)  https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=033f0cbd-5793-4436-a3fc-af07000d32e6 

-Explores in two parts the possibility that the psychology of violence against “the other” may lie in male insecurity, itself an inevitable product of the very construction of “manhood.” 

►Inhabitants: An Indigenous Perspective https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=ff87cddc-4b88-455d-aa17-af3300d83e57

-Follows five Native American Tribes across deserts, coastlines, forests, and prairies as they restore their traditional land management practices. 

►Reckonings: The First Reparations  https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=3b1dd4d3-187c-4512-8c30-af1c00cb463e 

-In the aftermath of the Holocaust, the unprecedented destruction and plight of survivors prompts the unthinkable – German and Jewish leaders meet in secret to grapple with the first reparations in history. 

►Daughter of the Lake (Hija de la Laguna) https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=4f7aefd3-cb6a-463b-a735-afba0004f6b7 

-Nelida, an Andean woman able to communicate with water spirits, uses her powers to prevent a mining corporation from destroying the body of water she considers her mother.

►My Neighbourhood https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=04f24d42-ff1f-4d73-90b3-b108015e9f6a

-Mohammed El Kurd is a Palestinian boy growing up in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in the heart of East Jerusalem. When Mohammed turns 11, his family is forced to give up part of their home to Israeli settlers, who are leading a campaign of court-sanctioned evictions to guarantee Jewish control of the area.

►The Home Front Series https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Sessions/List.aspx?folderID=2412ee05-a6ea-467e-8df9-b10700efe81e

-Featuring the accounts of a Palestinian teenager forced to share his house with settlers, an American-born Israeli mother who gets drawn into the demonstrations after her children's arrest, a Palestinian community organizer who brings local women to the forefront of the struggle, and a veteran of the Israeli army who becomes one of the campaign's leaders, Home Front chronicles the resolve of a neighborhood, and the support it receives from the most unexpected of places.

►Gurumbé. Afro-Andalusian Memories (Gurumbé. Canciones de tu memoria negra)) https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=4622bcd2-fc60-496a-a022-b10d014124f8

-Since the inception of flamenco, theorists have sidelined the fundamental contribution of Afro-Andalusians to this art form. Commercial exploitation of the American colonies brought hundreds of Africans to Spain and music/dance were a fundamental part of their expression and identity. Their contribution to this art form disappeared in the late 19th century. Now, their story is finally told.

►A Todos Nos Gusta El Platano (We All Like Plantain) https://vimeo.com/914381470 (please email ER Librarian for the password)

-It is a warm and mature ensemble film, in which the director hands the camera over to seven black people in Spain to have them make a film.

►Dadiwonisi (We Will Speak) https://centrevideo.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=3fe380af-280d-4d61-ab9f-b134011346be

- This film explores the nuanced ways the Cherokee language is vital to maintaining a unique cultural identity and relationship with the world.

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Global Environmental Justice Collection-database list on library website (35 films-expires 6/5/2025)  

-A curated collection of 35 interdisciplinary documentaries featuring underrepresented stories that explore the intersections of human rights, environmental degradation, colonization, industrial development, and climate change.

The Pinochet Case (expires 11/7/2025)

-Augusto Pinochet ruled Chile from the early 1970s through 1990. This documentary chronicles the collapse of Pinochet's violent and corrupt reign. 

Still Waters (Perpetual Access)

-A remarkable one-room school in Brooklyn is facing a tough year. It's the run up to the US presidential election and anti-Latino rhetoric is ramped up--an extra source of tension for a hard-pressed Hispanic community already threatened by gentrification and eviction.

 

Tingher-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah (Perpetual Access)

-Kamal Hachkar goes in search of a community in Tinghir, Morocco that has vanished - and confronts fundamental questions of his own identity in the process.

Queer China, 'Comrade' China (Perpetual Access)

-This film documents the changes and developments in LGBT culture that have taken place in China over the last 80 years, exploring the historical milestones and ongoing advocacy efforts of the Chinese LGBT community.

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Monsenor: The Last Journey of Oscar Romero (5/24/2024) In El Salvador in the late Seventies, one man was the voice of the poor, the disenfranchised, and the Disappeared - all struggling under the corrupt Salvadoran government. Appointed Archbishop in early 1977, Monseñor Óscar Romero worked tirelessly and in constant personal peril until the day he was assassinated in March 1980.

Chèche Lavi (9/18/2024) Two Haitian migrants find themselves stranded at the US-Mexico border, with no way forward and no one to depend on but each other. 

La Reine Margot (Queen Margot) (9/18/2024)  She is Marguerite de Valois. He is Henri de Navarre. They are forced to marry in a political move to reconcile France, ripped apart by the Wars of Religion.

The Dinner Game (9/25/2024) When Pierre decided to play a game to see who could bring the biggest idiot to a dinner party he never imagined he'd be the one playing the fool. But when Pierre's selfish ways come to light before the main course he gets his just deserts.

The Women on the 6th Floor (Les femmes du 6e étage) (9/25/2024) A farce about a group of vibrant Spanish maids who shake things up in 1960s Paris

Modern Times (10/1/2024) Charlie Chaplin's last outing as the Little Tramp puts the iconic character to work as a giddily inept factory employee who becomes smitten with a gorgeous gamine.

The Return of Martin Guerre (Le retour de Martin Guerre) (10/1/2024) During the middle of the 16th century, Martin Guerre returns to his village in southwestern France, after being away in the war for almost a decade. 

Herzsprung (10/1/2024)  Johanna, a young mother who becomes a widow and loses her job, is a victim of the general economic collapse. Eventually, she falls in love with a stranger who is new to the town. 

This Changes Everything (10/1/2024) Uncovers what is beneath one of the most confounding dilemmas in the entertainment industry - the under-representation and misrepresentation of women.

Everything Eveywhere All At Once (10/4/2024) When an interdimensional rupture threatens to unravel reality, the fate of the world is suddenly in the hands of a most unlikely hero: Evelyn, a flustered immigrant mother.

Close Up (1021/2024) This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event--the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf--as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves. 

The Rabbi's Cat - Le chat du rabbin (10/23/2024) Tells the story of a rabbi and his talking cat - a sharp-tongued feline philosopher brimming with scathing humor and a less than pure love for the rabbi's voluptuous teenage daughter.

Crude:  The Real Price of Oil (10/25/2024) The story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases: the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil giant Chevron.

The Painting (Le Tableau) (11/1/2024) In this wryly inventive parable, a kingdom within a painting is divided into three castes: the impeccably colored Alldunns, the incomplete Halfies, and the barely outlined Sketchies who are treated as outcasts.

BPM: Beats per Minute (120 Battlements per Minute) (11/1/2024) In Paris in the early 1990s, members of the activist group ACT UP battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. 

La Haine (11/6/2024) A gritty, unsettling, and visually explosive look at the racial and cultural volatility in modern-day France, specifically the low-income banlieue districts on Paris's outskirts.

Two Million Minutes (11/13/2024) Explores the four years of high school in the three largest countries on earth -- the U.S., India and China -- by following a girl and boy high school senior in each country.

Yeelen (11/15/2024) Set in the powerful Mali Empire of the 13th century, the journey of Nianankoro, a young warrior, must battle the powerful Komo cult.

Three Colors: Blue (11/29/2024) A blistering study of grief; a tale of liberation, as Julie attempts to free herself from the past while confronting truths about the life of her late husband, a composer.

Taxi (12/1/2024) Jafar Panahi drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse (and yet representative) group of passengers in a single day. 

Rabin, The Last Day (1/3/2025) The Director's aim is to prove Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination was not just the act of one fanatic; it was the culmination of a hate campaign that emanated from the rabbis and public figures of Israel's far right.

A Berlin Romance (2/5/2025) (Eine Berliner Romanze) Mid-1950s Berlin, before the building of the Wall. Uschi, a salesgirl and aspiring fashion model from the East, is attracted to Hans, from the West.

Yuli (2/12/2025) As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. His father, however, has other ideas, and knowing that his son has a natural talent for dance, sends him to the National Ballet School of Cuba.

Killing Us Softly4 (2/16/2025) In this update, Jean Kilbourne takes a fresh look at how advertising traffics in distorted and destructive ideals of femininity. 

The American Friend (3/8/2025)  An amoral American art dealer entangles a terminally ill German everyman in a seedy criminal underworld as revenge for a personal slight--but when the two become embroiled in an ever-deepening murder plot, they form an unlikely bond.

The Great Beauty (3/8/2025) A tale of decadence and lost love. For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome.

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (3/8/2025) An American writer traveling in Rome is the only witness to an attempted murder by a sinister man in a raincoat and black leather gloves, though he is powerless to do anything to stop him.

Ixcanul (Volcano) (3/9/2025) A dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano.

Hippie Family Values (3/10/2025) An intimate portrait of hippie elders and their adult children, filmed over a 10-year period at a communal ranch in New Mexico.

An American in Mao’s Cultural Revolution (4/8/2025) Sidney Rittenberg arrived in China as a GI Chinese language expert at the end of World War II. Discharged there, he joined the Chinese Communist Party, and was an active participant in the Chinese communist revolution and its aftermath.

The Wanted 18 - The Israeli Army's Pursuit of 18 Cows (4/11/2025) Through a mix of stop motion animation and interviews, this film recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel."

I Dream in Another Language (2/15/2027) Follows a young linguist into the jungles of Mexico as he tries to learn about and preserve a mysterious indigenous language.