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Video
1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; all regions. DVD video.
"A leading figure of the Romanian New Wave, Corneliu Porumboiu ... often uses keen observation and humor to explore his country's transition from decades of communism to capitalism, or rather, a Kafkaesque form of state bureaucracy. With his hilarious and politically incisive new documentary, Infinite Football, Porumboiu continues his fascination with these issues by introducing us to Laurentiu Ginghină, a former soccer star and current local bureaucrat, who dreams of radically revolutionizing the rules to his beloved sport. ... With deadpan humor and aching sincerity, Corneliu Porumboiu's brrilliant 'Infinite Football' uses the sport of soccer as a parable for society and as a means of understanding the world we choose to live in."--Container.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
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-245B/445B
Video
4 videodiscs (256 min.) : sd. , b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
  • [Blu-ray disc]. L'homme à la caméra (1929)
  • [DVD 1]. L'homme à la caméra (1929)
  • [DVD 2]. La symphonie du Donbass = Enthusiasm: symphony of the Donbas (1931)
  • 3 chants sur Lénine = Three songs about Lenin (1934)
  • [DVD 3]. Kino eye (1924)
  • Kino pravda (1922-1925).
A collection of four Russian experimental documentary films by Dziga Vertov. Man with a movie camera used several cinematic techniques to present urban life from dawn to dusk.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B, FILMSTUD-131-01, FILMSTUD-131-01, FILMSTUD-331-01, FILMSTUD-331-01, SLAVIC-185-01, SLAVIC-185-01, SLAVIC-285-01, SLAVIC-285-01
Video
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark the most outstanding cinematic debuts in the history of film. Triggered by the suicide of a worker unjustly accused of theft, a strike is called by the laborers of a Moscow factory. The managers, owner, and Czarist government dispatch infiltrators in an attempt to break the workers' unity. Unsuccessful, they hire the police and, in the film's most harrowing and powerful sequences, the unarmed strikers are slaughtered in a brutal confrontation.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (71 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Mutiny aboard the Russian ship the Potemkin leads to a civilian uprising against the Czar. Includes a 42-minute documentary on the making and restoration of the film.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B, FILMSTUD-131-01, FILMSTUD-131-01, FILMSTUD-331-01, FILMSTUD-331-01, SLAVIC-185-01, SLAVIC-185-01, SLAVIC-285-01, SLAVIC-285-01
Video
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
This film, commissioned by Adolf Hitler to record the 1934 Nazi party rally in Nuremberg, is the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced". Included are many scenes of gatherings, marches, and parades. The viewer will also hear speeches given by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess as well as samples of monumental architecture designed by Albert Speer.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (68 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
A young telephone operator falls in love with Ahmed, a rat catcher, and lives with him until she is seduced bay a youger and obviously more glamorous postman. But Ahmed becomes jealous and accidentally kills her.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (79 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Makavejev uses Dragoljub Aleksic (an acrobat, locksmith, and escape artist) as the center-piece for this look at the history of his country.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
2 videodiscs (233 min.) : sd, b&w. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : ill. ; 18 cm.)
  • DVD 1. Uwaga chuligani! = Look out, hooligans! / Jerzy Hoffman, Edward Skórzewski (1955, 12:00)
  • Dzieci oskarżają = The children accuse / Jerzy Hoffman, Edward Skórzewski (1956, 10:00)
  • Gdzie diabeł mówi dobranoc = Where the devil says goodnight / Kazimierz Karabasz, Władysław Ślesicki (1956, 11:00)
  • Ludzie z pustego obszaru = People from an empty zone / Kazimierz Karabasz, Władysław Ślesicki (1957, 15:00)
  • Paragraf zero = Article zero / Włodzimierz Borowik (1957, 16:00)
  • Skalna ziemia = Rocky soil / Włodzimierz Borowik (1956, 16:00)
  • Miasteczko = Little town / Jerzy Ziarnik (1956, 10:00)
  • Warszawa 1956 = Warsaw '56 / Jerzy Bossak, Jarosław Brzozowski (1956, 7:00)
  • Miejsce zamieszkania = Place of residence / Maksymilian Wrocławski (1957, 16:00)
  • DVD 2. Czy jesteś wśród nich? = Are you among them? / Jerzy Hoffman, Edward Skórzewski (1954, 8:00)
  • Lubelska starówka = The Lublin Old Town / Bohdan Kosiński (1956, 5:00)
  • Miasto na wyspach = The city on islands / Jerzy Dmowski, Bohdan Kosiński (1958, 9:00)
  • Z Powiśla = From Powiśle / Kazimierz Karabasz (1958, 10:00)
  • Wielki wiec : dodatek nadzwyczajny PKF = Great gathering / Prod. WFD (1956, 9:00)
  • VIII Plenum : dodatek nadzwyczajny PKF / prod. WFD (1956, 3:00)
  • Sopot 1957 / Jerzy Hoffman, Edward Skórzewski (1957, 16:00)
  • Rozmowy jazzowe = Jazz talks / Andrzej Brzozowski (1957, 13:00)
  • Rozbijemy zabawę = Break up the dance / Roman Polański (1957, 8:00)
  • STS 58 / Agnieszka Osiecka (1959, 9:00)
  • Dzień bez słońca = Day without sun / Kazimierz Karabasz, Władysław Ślęsicki (1959, 19:00)
  • Wyspa wielkiej nadziei / Bohdan Poręba (1957, 14:00)
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (68 min.) : sd., b & w. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
A political thriller that satirizes unquestionable conformity. A group of happy picnickers run afoul of a bullying sadist who has an unbreakable hold over his followers. After he interrogates one of them, a stranger then invites everyone to an elegant, formal banquet in the woods. The affair is bizarre, and ends with the group armed and hunting down a guest who chose not to remain.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged ; 19 cm.)
WR is a unique blend of fact and fiction. It combines the story of the sexual encounter between the beautiful, liberated Milena and a figure-skating champion with an exploration of the life and theories of psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
The history of the Polish cavalry in its fight against the Germans in World War II as symbolized by an off-white horse that passes to various people in the military until it breaks its leg and is shot.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 Booklet + Program Notes.
A 60-ish widower, living alone with his cats, feels sick enough one evening to call an ambulance. This is the beginning of his Dantesque odyssey deep into the bowels of a big city medical establishment.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (151 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
  • Pervai͡a serii͡a (74 min.)
  • Vtorai͡a serii͡a (77 min.)
Heroic Joseph Stalin inspires the troops to defeat a cowering Hitler in this dramatization of the fall of Berlin in 1945.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Contains disc 1 of the three disc special ed. set from Andrzej Wajda.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
2 videodiscs (130 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD 1. Ėntuziazm (restored version, 1972, 65 min.). Ėntuziazm (unrestored, 1930, 65 min.)
  • DVD 2. Peter Kubelka: restoring Ėntuziazm (2005, 65 min.). Vertov Privataufnahme = Vertov filmed in person (1920-1930, 1 min.). Vertov-Ausstellung 1974 = Vertov exhibition 1974 (1974, 12 min.).
Vertov's first sound film. This lyrical sound and musical documentary celebrates the enthusiasm with which the peasants and miners of the Don River basin in Russia fulfilled their first five-year plan quotas following the October Revolution. The film is noted for its innovative use of sound in synchronization as well as in counterpoint, and for its interesting cinematic effects, such as multiple superimpositions.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
This feature By Andrezej Munk is an example of the Polish myth of romantic heroism. The Warsaw Uprising is looked at through the eyes of a drunken black marketeer. Polish prisoners in a German camp fanatically believe in the heroism of their comrade.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A six-year-old boy tells his version of why daddy couldn't stay with his family in post-WWII Yugoslavia. In reality, the child's father has gone to prison for romancing the lover of a high-ranking party member, but the boy thinks papa's away working.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Happily married and economically stable, Filip Mosz buys an 8mm film camera with the intention of filming his newborn child - and capturing the moment of attaining a lifelong dream. But when a powerful director of the town's local factory recruits him to film an important board meeting, Filip's fascination with the medium grows into a pssionate dedication. Now Filip has command of a larger film unit and networks to enrich his career. Filip eventually reaches an irreconcilable deadlock with his wife, friends and the director who previously supported his cinematic ambitions.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B
Video
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
A "contemporary" Hungarian film about the years after World War II. A young man tries to discover the truth about his father.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
FILMSTUD-245B/445B