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It's Show Time !
Sept. 12,  2012

Dear Faculty,


I hope the beginning of your semester is going smoothly. I want to thank all of you who have already sent in your requests for the semester, almost all of the purchase requests are in at this time. For those of you who haven't sent any requests in, there is no deadline, so if there is something you would like to show in class please let me know. Always remember that if there is a film you would like to show that we don't already have in the collection you can email me and I will look into purchasing it.



Contact Us:
   Amy Trepal
Amy Trepal
Manager - Educational Films
Room 317
Thomas Cooper Library 803-777-2858 
Featured Film:

 Brotherhood of War  

A film about two brothers drafted into the army during the Korean War (1950-1953). Korean Language

Film Suggestion?

If you know of a new film that you would like us to add to the collection please send me an e-mail  including the title, director, year, and any other information that will help in finding the film.

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  New films acquired during August 2012.

1st International Congress of the Alexander Technique 


Recorded sessions and interviews from the 1st International Congress of the Alexander Technique. Guest senior teachers, Marjory Barlow, Wilfred Barlow, Marjorie Barstow, Walter Carrington, Patrick Macdonald.

Betty Tells Her Story 


Illustrates the dimensions of a simple incident as a young woman tells two versions of the same story.

 The Brotherhood of War   Brotherhood of War


A film about two brothers drafted into the army during the Korean War (1950-1953). Korean Language

The Children Are Watching 


A four-year-old boy is trapped in a loveless family with his suicidal father and his adulteress mother. Italian Language  

Democracy Left Behind 


Do American schools adequately prepare students to take part in society? Can a complacent, ill-informed public trace its problems back to the nation's classrooms? This program examines the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on the ability of public education to involve students in civic and ...

Enter the Dragon Enter the Dragon 


 Lee goes to the island of a warlord of crime, Han, who carries on his opium smuggling and prostitution activities under the disguise of a martial arts academy. Determined to avenge the death of his sister, Lee penetrates Han's stronghold and enters a brutal martial arts tournament Han is staging.

Facing Windows Facing Windows  


Giovanna is a young working-class wife and mother, who has no time for the senile elderly man her husband has rescued from the streets. But as she uncovers the stranger's secrets, it unlocks a freedom within her heart she never expected; a freedom that will lead her to the arm of a neighbor she secretly adores, and to fulfillment her husband and family cannot provide. Italian Language

Goldfinger Goldfinger 


Agent 007 takes on billionaire Auric Goldfinger, who plans to throw the world economy into a tailspin by contaminating the gold at Fort Knox with nuclear radiation.

The Graduate 


Uncertain of what he wants to do with his life, college graduate Benjamin Braddock returns home. And when the wife of his father's business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson, seduces him, the affair only deepens his confusion. That is, until he meets the girl of his dreams. But there's one problem-- she's Mrs. Robinson's daughter. 

The Invisible War 


Casualties of war rage beyond the battlefield. As ranks of women in the American military swell, so do incidents of rape. An estimated 30 percent of servicewomen and at least 1 percent of servicemen are sexually assaulted during their enlistment, not by the enemy, but at the hands ...

Jiro Dreams of Sushi 


The 85-year-old Jiro Ono is considered by many to be the world's greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of a 10-seat sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3-star Michelin review, ...

My Brother is an Only Child  


Traces the relationship of two brothers, one a Communist and the other a Fascist, through the turbulent 1960s in Italy. Italian Language

Out of the Shadow 


Filmed over five years, Out of the shadow chronicles the filmmaker's mother, Millie, who suffers from schizophrenia. With grace and compassion, this intimate film illustrates the painful complexities of severe mental illness and the woefully inadequate public health system set up to deal with it. A story of madness...

Pan Negro 


In a small village, during the years after the Spanish civil war, Andreu discovers a man and boy in the wreckage of a wagon in the woods. The dying boy names a culprit: a local ghost called Pitorliua. Andreu's father and the dead man were friends, fellow trade unionists, and on the losing side. Was his death some... Spanish Language

Price of Admission 


Is higher education cultivating a new financial bubble? This CNBC Original documentary goes inside America's student loan industry, meeting students, lenders, and school administrators with first-hand knowledge of the potential crisis. An interview with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is also featured, in addition to segments on Sallie Mae and the dramatic rise of for-profit universities.

Sex in Chains 


When Sommer accidentally kills a nightclub patron harassing his wife Helene, he's sentenced to three years in prison. Denied the comforts promised in their marriage, the young newlyweds risk their future and find release where they can -- Sommer in the arms of a handsome fellow prisoner and Helene with the boss whose kindness becomes her only solace. Silent Film

Shiri Shiri  


A phantom sniper is methodically assassinating key figures in a South Korean intelligence investigation. Special agent Ryu and his partner Lee suspect North Korea's most lethal female operative, Hee, as being responsible. When a security breach prompts the theft of a high-tech liquid explosive, CTX, from the South Korean authorities, Ryu and Lee are certain there's a mole within their ranks. Korean Language



It is the summer of 1854 and a violent cholera outbreak has decimated the unseemly district of Soho, London. While the source of the outbreak remains unclear, the leading medical authorities blame the miasma, or poisonous air, which emanates from the nearby bone boiling establishments. When an...

South of the Border 


Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them. Includes interviews with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner...

Tambien la Lluvia 


In the year of our Lord 2000, Spanish director Sebastián and his executive producer Costa are shooting a motion picture about Christopher Columbus, his first explorations, and the way the Spaniards treated the Indians. To get film made within the limitations of their modest budget, Costa has chosen ... Spanish Language

Two-Spirit People 


Examines the concepts of gender, sexuality, and sexual orientation in Native American cultures, focusing on the tradition of berdaches.

Two Spirits 


Examines the role of two-spirit people in the Navajo culture in the context of the story of a gay youth named Fred Martinez. Martinez was a nádleehí or a male-bodied person with a feminine essence, who was murdered in a hate crime at the age of sixteen. Discusses the traditional Native American ...  

The Weather Video Clip Collection 


The weather--a phenomenon clearly beyond human control!--is nevertheless a topic of fascination to people the world over. A combination of high-quality film footage and detailed animations, this collection of 48 video clips discusses Earth's atmosphere, precipitation, meteorology, climates, the environment, and pollution.

Welcome to Dongmakgol 


Two South Korean soldiers, three North Korean soldiers, and an American pilot become lost during the Korean War, finding themselves stranded in a remote mountain village that is entirely cut off and unaware of the larger outside events. Korean Language