1. La chienne [2016]

Video
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; mono. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray; region A.
Cashier Maurice Legrand is married to Adele, a terror. By chance, he meets Lucienne, Lulu, and makes her his mistress. He thinks he finally met love, but Lulu is nothing but a streetwalker, in love with Dede, her pimp. She only accepts Legrand to satisfy Dede's needs of money.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-4-01

2. Code unknown [2015]

Video
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert. Sound: digital; optical; surround; DTS-HD master audio 5.1 surround. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray.
Composed almost entirely of brilliantly shot, single-take vignettes focusing on characters connected to one seemingly minor incident on a Paris street, Haneke's film, with an outstanding international cast is a revelatory take on racial inequality and the failure of communication in today's increasingly diverse European landscape.
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-290-01
Video
1 videodisc (279 min.) : sound ; b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (21 pages : illustrations; 15 cm) Sound: digital; optical. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; all region.
  • Man with a camera (1929)
  • Enthusiasm: symphony of the Donbas (1931)
  • Three songs about Lenin (1934)
  • Kino eye (1924)
  • Kino Pravda (1922-1925).
A collection of Russian experimental documentary films by Dziga Vertov, who used in his films several cinematic techniques (split screens, multiple superimpositions, variable speeds, et cetera) to present urban life from dawn to dusk.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-4-01

4. The thin blue line [1988]

Video
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + program notes
  • Special features: Errol Morris (interview)
  • Joshua Oppenheimer (interview)
  • Today : "close up" (Today show interview with Randall Adams, attorney Randy Schaffer, and director Errol Morris); accompanying folded insert.
Examines the roadside murder of a Dallas police officer, and the subsequent arrest and conviction of drifter Randall Adams, who was given a death sentence despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-4-01

5. Unfriended [2014]

Video
2 videodiscs (1 hr., 23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
A group of teenagers are stalked online after a prank they played on a bully drives her to suicide.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-290-01
Video
1 videodisc (196 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Follows the life and family relationships of retired actor and hotel owner Aydin, living in the Cappadocia region in central Turkey.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-4-01
Video
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray.
Two men on a park bench discuss the story of Cesare, a sleep-walking circus performer under the control of the murderous Dr. Caligari. But all, of course, is not quite as it seems. Silent film from 1920.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-4-01
Video
5 videodiscs (400 min.) : Blu-ray and DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + + booklet (28 p. : illustrations ; 16 cm) Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1. video file; Blu-ray; region A.
  • The floorwalker
  • The fireman
  • The vagabond
  • One a.m.
  • The count
  • The pawnshop
  • Behind the screen
  • The rink
  • Easy Street
  • The cure
  • The immigrant
  • The adventurer
  • Birth of the tramp
  • Chaplin's Goliath.
A group of silent comedies produced within an 18 month period, many featuring Chaplin's signature Little Tramp character. The films were digitally assembled and restored in a collaborative effort with Lobster Films in Paris and L'Immagine Ritrovata in Bologna, Italy.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-4-01
Video
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray.
A group of James Dean devotees reconvene at their teenage hangout, a rural Texas drugstore, twenty years after the death of their beloved idol. But much has changed in the intervening years, and the reunion provides them one final opportunity to expose the secrets and heal the emotional wounds that have lingered among them for two decades.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-216/416-01
Video
7 videodiscs : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (62 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm). Sound: digital; optical; mono; Dolby. Video: laser optical; NTSC. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; region A.
  • [Disc 1] Jour de fête
  • [Disc 2] Monsieur Hulot's holiday
  • [Disc 3] Mon oncle
  • [Disc 4] Playtime
  • [Disc 5] Trafic
  • [Disc 6] Parade
  • [Disc 7] Tati shorts
  • [Booklet]
Jour de fête: In this enchanting debut feature, Jacques Tati stars as a fussbudget of a postman who is thrown for a loop when a traveling fair comes to his village.
Monsieur Hulot's holiday: Monsieur Hulot takes a holiday, at a seaside resort, where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another.
Mon oncle: A supremely amusing satire of mechanized living and consumer society.
Playtime: A nearly wordless comedy about confusion in an age of high technology.
Trafic: The bumbling Monsieur Hulot, outfitted with tan raincoat, beaten brown hat, and umbrella, takes to Paris's highways and byways.
Parade: The director himself serves as master of ceremonies at a circus. Focusing on the spectators, this stripped down work is a testament to the communion between audience and entertainment.
Tati shorts: The charming short films directed by Jacques Tati.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-402-01

11. Double indemnity [2014]

Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 5 cards. Sound: digital; optical; surround; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0. digital; optical; surround; DTS Digital 2.0. digital; optical; mono. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray.
A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-4-01

12. Gravity [2013]

Video
2 videodiscs (91 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; DTS-HD Master Audio; Dolby Digital 5.1. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; DVD video; 1080p.
Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left, and the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-290-01
Video
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., b&w with col. ; 12 in.
Traveling through Italy with an interpreter to research a composer's life, a poet haunted by visions of his home and family in Russia meets a hermit fixated on the spiritual decay of humanity who claims he knows the secret of its salvation.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-4-01
Video
2 videodiscs (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 Blu-ray disc (83 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet. Sound: digital; optical; surround; Dolby Digital 5.1. digital; optical; surround; 5.1 DTS-HD MA. Video: laser optical; NTSC. laser optical; NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1. video file; Blu-ray; 1080p high definition; region A.
An actress has inexplicably gone mute; a young nurse cares for her in a remote island cottage. While isolated together there, the women perform a mysterious spiritual and emotional transference that would prove to be one of cinema's most influential ideas.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-4-01

15. Rear window [2014]

Video
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; mono; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0; DTS Digital 2.0. Video: HDTV. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray.
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
ARTHIST-248A

16. Snowpiercer [2014]

Video
2 videodiscs (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; Region A.
The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-290-01
Video
2 videodiscs (168 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Disc 1. Feature film (168 min.)
  • Disc 2. Extras (183 min.).
Four separate, interwoven stories, unified by the common theme of man's inhumanity to fellow man. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-4-01
Video
2 videodiscs (281 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (31 p. ; 16 cm).
Nanook of the North: presents a documentary on the life of an Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs. Contains both documentary footage and staged scenes.
The wedding of Palo, Nanook's obvious successor, is the last beautiful work of the famed Danish polar explorer and anthropologist Dr. Knud Rasmussen. Traditional eskimo culture is embodied in this early ethnographic film of life in Greenland focusing around the contest between two rivals for the love of an Inuit woman.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center

19. Nashville [1975]

Video
3 videodisc (160 min.) : DVD video, Blu-ray, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) Sound: digital; optical; surround; Dolby Digital 5.1. digital; optical; surround; Dolby Digital 5.1. Video: laser optical; NTSC. laser optical; NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1. video file; Blu-ray; region A.
"[The feature film] weaves the stories of 24 characters--from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress--into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical. Many members of the ... cast wrote their own songs and performed them live on location"--Container.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-216/416-01
Video
2 videodiscs : sd., col., with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-290-01