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  1. Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, The (2017)

    Director
    Ken Burns; Lynn Novick
    Subject
    American Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 1080 minutes), £69.95

    This 18-hour documentary offers an in-depth analysis of one of the most divisive and controversial events in American history: the Vietnam War. Episodes include: 1-Déjà vu (1858-1961): After a century of...

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  2. Sorrow and the Pity, The (2017)

    Subject
    French studies; History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 260 minutes), £15.99

    Documentary whcih covers the period between 1940 and 1944 during which France’s Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Includes archive footage, interviews from 1969 with a German officer and...

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  3. Caught in a Web (2017)

    aka: Caught in a Web Trilogy

    Director
    Toni de Bromhead
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (52 minutes (each film)), £50.00

    Three films comparing and contrasting aspects of life in a Dorset community in the Bride Valley and in Villes-sur-Auzon, a French village in Provence. The first film in the trilogy is A VILLAGE HERITAGE...

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  4. Tough Being Loved by Jerks (2015)

    Producer
    Daniel Leconte
    Subject
    Media studies; Politics & government; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 102 mins), $149.00

    Documentary. Because he had published the twelve Danish cartoons that had incurred the wrath of Muslims worldwide, Philippe Val, the editor of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper, was cited to court...

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  5. Napoleon (2015)

    Director
    David Barrie
    Subject
    History; Military Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 3x50 mins.), £595

    2015 marks 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo. The three-part series sheds new light on Napoleon as an extraordinarily gifted military commander and a mesmeric leader whose private life - contrary to...

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  6. Chris Marker Collection, The (2014)

    Director
    Chris Marker
    Producer
    Anatole Dauman
    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 360 minutes), £24.99

    Eleven films directed by Chris Marker. Includes; SUNDAY IN PEKING (DIMANCHE A PEKN, 1956); LETTER TO SIBERIA (LETTRE DE SIBERIE, 1958); DESCRIPTION OF A STRUGGLE (DESCRIPTION D’UN COMBAT, 1960); THE SIXTH...

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  7. Maison de la Radio, La (2013)

    Director
    Nicolas Philibert
    Subject
    Broadcasting; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 99 minutes), £11.00

    Filmmaker Nicolas Philibert explores the inner-workings of Radio France while speaking with the journalists, hosts, and producers who have devoted their entire careers to making it one of the most respected...

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  8. World on Trial: France’s Headscarf Law (2013)

    Subject
    Law
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC), $29.95

    The pilot episode of ‘World on Trial’ deals with the 2004 French law banning the conspicuous display of religious symbols in public schools, most notably affecting the right of young Muslim women to...

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  9. Two in the Wave (2011)

    aka: Deux de la Vague, Les

    Director
    Emmanuel Laurent
    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 91 minutes), £15.99

    The film uses vintage interview and newsreel footage of two of Europe’s most important filmmakers, Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, to illustrate their friendship, their rise to fame, the films and...

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  10. Return to the Brouck, The Fenland, Forty Years on (2010)

    Director
    Colette Piault
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 52 minutes), £20.00

    In 1970, documentary filmmaker Colette Piault and her colleagues produced a film on the lives of a group of young people living in the Brouck (the Audomarois Fenland) area of Northern France. Forty years...

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