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Recent English language film purchases

Find these titles in MEDIA

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Art of the Western World
Call Number: N5300 .A77 2011

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Benh Zeitlin
Call Number: PN1997.2 .B437 2012
Publication Date: 2012

The best of Foyle's war
Call Number: PN1992.77 .F694 2012

Downton Abbey: Season 3 - Julian Fellowes
Call Number: PN1992.77 .D698 2013
Publication Date: 2013

History of soccer: the beautiful game
Call Number: GV942.5 .H578 2001
Publication Date: 2001

Patriot Guard Riders - Ellen Frick
Call Number: U353 .P387 2011
Publication Date: 2011

Searching for Sugar Man - Malik Bendjelloul
Call Number: ML420.R637 S43 2013
Publication Date: 2013

Scoop - Woody Allen
Call Number: PN1997.2 S366 2006
Publication Date: 2006


Recent foreign language film purchases

Find these titles in MEDIA

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Amor Idiota - Ventura Pons
Call Number: PN1997.S7 A656 2008

La Ardilla Roja/The Red Squirrel - Julio Medem
Call Number: PN1997.S7 .A735 2012

La Fiancée du Pirate - Nelly Kaplan
Call Number: PN1997.F8 F536 2009

Die Fremde/When We Leave - Feo Aladag
Call Number: PN1997.G3 .F746 2011

Hasta cierto punto - Tomas Gutierrez Alea
Call Number: PN1997.C9 .H378 2000z

36 Fillette - Catherine Breillat
Call Number: PN1997.F8 T745

Trois hommes et un couffin - Colline Serreau
Call Number: PN1997.F8 T766 2005

Underground - Emir Kusturica
Call Number: PN1997.Y8 U643 2007

Xxy - Lucia Puenzo
Call Number: PN1997.A7 X977 2008

A torinói ló/The Turin Horse - Béla Tarr
Call Number: PN1997.H9 T875 2012

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Browsing DVDs

DVDs are organized by Library of Congress and are not filed alphabetically by title.

Documentary and educational/informational films are located in the SAME CALL NUMBER RANGES as books on the same topic.

  • DS557 = Vietnam, History of Asia
  • GV880 = Baseball, Sports
  • M1500 = Musical films and operas

Fictional films and television shows are usually found in the PNs:

  • PN1992.8 = Television shows (by genre)
  • PN1997 = Films originally produced before 2001
  • PN1997.2 = Films originally produced after 2001

NOTE: Foreign Films, regardless of production date, are grouped together BY COUNTRY within the PN1997 range.

  • Ex: PN1997.F8 = French films / PN1997.M6 = Mexican films

Literary Adaptations have the same call number as the original work:
Ex: Breakfast at Tiffany's = PS3505.A59 B712 1999

  • PR = British Literature
  • PS = American Literature
  • PG = Russian Literature
  • PL = Asian Literatures (Japanese, Chinese, Korean)
  • PQ = Romance Literatures (French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • PT = Germanic Literatures
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