Suggested keywords: French language, France + history, art and society
The Case of the Grinning Cat
Documents the sudden appearance of grinning yellow cat paintings in Paris in November 2001.
Call Number: UMDVD 4145
A Cat in Paris
A cat who secretly lives as a burglar's aide must rescue his young owner Zoe after she is kidnapped.
Call Number: UMDVD 8750
Un chien Andalou
Early avant-garde film, filmed in the subjective language of the unconscious, that spins a surreal tale of desire.
Call Number: UMDVD 1808
Elza, the first college graduate in the family, runs off to Guadeloupe in search of a distant childhood memory: the father she barely remembers.
Call Number: UMDVD 9691
Krimo and Lydia, two childhood friends with opposite personalities, prepare for a school stage production.
Call Number: UMDVD 3311
French in Action
Introduces French culture and increases users' fluency through language immersion.
Call Number: UMDVD 3942
Grand Paris: The President and the Architect
Chronicles the work to turn Paris into a model super-metropolis for the 21st century.
Call Number: UMDVD 5855
A set of twins make a life-altering discovery after the death of their mother.
Call Number: UMDVD 7528 or UMBLU 8
Le joli mai
Documents Paris during a turning point: the first time since 1939 that France was not involved in any war.
Call Number: UMDVD 8870
Life Under Napoleon: A Social History
Offers insight via stories of a merchant apprentice, a young nobleman, a war widow, anti-French rebels and more.
Call Number: UMDVD 4470
Paris, The Luminous Years: Toward the Making of the Modern
Traces the lives of early 20th century Parisians and how the city impacted them and their work.
Call Number: UMDVD 7633
Based on real cases, the film follows a tight-knit team working in the Child Protection Unit of the Parisian police.
Call Number: UMDVD 8112