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Video
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (10 pages) Sound: digital; optical. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; region A.
Samuele is twelve years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, and loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women, and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others, its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of Europe, crossed by thousands of migrants in the last twenty years in search of freedom.
Media & Microtext Center
DLCL-152A-01, DLCL-354A-01
Video
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; stereo. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
The story centers on Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern-day São Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers' needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Val's estranged daughter Jessica shows up, the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.
Media & Microtext Center
DLCL-152A-01, DLCL-354A-01
Video
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 p. ; ill. ; 16 cm.).
Fate throws the young African refugee, Idrissa, into the path of Marcel Marx, a kindly bohemian who shines shoes for a living, in the French harbor city Le Havre. With inborn optimism and the support of most of his tight-knit community, Marcel stands up to the officials doggedly pursuing the boy for deportation.
Media & Microtext Center
DLCL-152A-01, DLCL-354A-01
Video
1 videodisc (168 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
"Elia Kazan's own words begin the saga of young Stavros, who leaves his war-torn homeland behind to begin a new life. With his family's meager fortune and his father's blessing, Stavros encounters both allies and adversaries on a dramatic trek. He ultimately achieves his dream through sheer determination and will, thereby earning his nickname : America America"--Container
Media & Microtext Center
DLCL-152A-01, DLCL-354A-01
Video
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (6 pages, fold-out)
Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades.
Media & Microtext Center
DLCL-152A-01, DLCL-354A-01
Video
3 videodiscs (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets.
Media & Microtext Center
DLCL-152A-01, DLCL-354A-01
Video
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Xavier is a straight-laced French college senior who moves to Barcelona as part of a student exchange program, much to the dismay of his beautiful girlfriend. But sharing cramped quarters with students from all over Europe quickly leads to multi-cultural chaos as Xavier gets an eye-opening lesson on how to live, love, laugh and party.
Media & Microtext Center
DLCL-152A-01, DLCL-354A-01