1. Breathless [2016]

Video
2 videodiscs (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (29 pages). Sound: digital; optical; mono. Digital: video file; DVD video.
Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 anything-goes crime narrative about a young thief on the run and his American girlfriend.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01

2. M train [2015]

Book
253 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Café 'Ino
  • Changing channels
  • Animal crackers
  • The flea draws blood
  • Hill of beans
  • The well
  • Wheel of fortune
  • How I lost the wind-up bird
  • Her name was Sandy
  • Vecchia zimarra
  • Mu
  • Tempest air demons
  • A dream of Alfred Wegener
  • Road to Larache
  • Covered ground
  • How Linden kills the thing she loves
  • Valley of the lost
  • The hour of noon.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee presents reflections on her inner life from the unique perspectives of the cafes and cultural haunts she has visited and worked in around the world. --Publisher's description.
Green Library
HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01

3. Mulholland Dr. [2001]

Video
2 videodiscs (147 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (43 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm) Sound: digital; optical; 5.1 surround; Dolby digital. Projection: widescreen (1.85:1). Video: laser optical; NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01

4. Mulholland Dr. [2015]

Video
1 videodisc (147 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (43 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm) Sound: digital; optical; surround. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray.
Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01

5. The wind rises [2013]

Video
1 videodisc (approximately 127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; Dolby. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
3 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (72 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm) Sound: digital; optical; surround; Dolby. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; region A. video file; DVD video; Region 1.
A pair of horny Mexico City teenagers from different classes who, after their girlfriends jet off to Italy for the summer, are bewitched by a gorgeous older Spanish woman they meet at a wedding. When she agrees to accompany them on a trip to a faraway beach, the three forms an increasingly intense and sensual alliance that ultimately strips them all both physically and emotionally bare.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
1 videodiscs (97 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([21] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
  • Feature film (97 min.)
  • Special features (ca. 135 min.)
Three young, unemployed Frenchmen living in the ghettos surrounding Paris get embroiled in a violent conflict with the local police.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Book
259 p. ; 22 cm.
Feeling adrift after ending a relationship, Julius, a young Nigerian doctor living in New York, takes long walks through the city while listening to the stories of fellow immigrants until a shattering truth is revealed.
Green Library
HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01
Book
143 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
  • Preface: Paradise is an island. So is hell
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Antarctic Ocean.
For each island, this book provides information on its distance from the mainland, whether its inhabited, its features, and the stories that have shaped its lore.
Green Library
HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 pages).
A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in post-war Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
  • disc 1. Feature film
  • Disc 2. Bonus features.
After four years' absence, a social dropout reappears in L.A. to claim his abandoned son and then heads to Texas to reunite the boy with his mother.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
2 videodisc (90 min.) sd., b&w 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet. (80 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
A small-time hood kills a police and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police leading to a deadly conclusion.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([21] p. ; 18 cm.)
  • Disc 1. The film (97 min.)
  • disc 2. The supplements (approx. 135 min.)
Saïd is an Arab, Hubert is black, and Vinz is a Jew, all of them young, unemployed and living in a dreary, troubled Paris suburb, largely inhabited by poor immigrant families. Each of them needs to vent the anger they feel about the police brutality that landed another friend in the hospital. The film focuses on one day in the lives of these three hoodlum friends and the result is a brutal, harrowing study of the cyclical nature of violence.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
2 videodiscs (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (44 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
"Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie (John Lurie), his pal Eddie (Richard Edson), and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva (Eszter Balint) always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous Florida suburb"--Container.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
1 videodisc (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
1 videodisc (approx. 129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
1 videodisc (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A beautiful woman riding in a limosine along Los Angeles' Mulholland Drive is targeted by a would-be shooter, but before he can pull the trigger, she is injured when her limo is hit by another car. The woman stumbles away from the accident and meets up with a plucky ingenue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01
Video
1 videodisc (202 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War.
Media & Microtext Center
FRENCH-237K-01, HISTORY-237K-01, HISTORY-337K-01, URBANST-155-01