Tag Archives: Films

Genius, obsession and new beginnings- take a look at our new DVDs.

The lives of two brilliant mathematicians from India and the USA, a teenager’s determination for a better life through literacy, a newly unemployed man who enrols in a college to try and start a new life, a stifled Oxford academic’s … Continue reading

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Films for Francophiles

The Education in Literature Collection contains a number of films in French with English subtitles. Older favourites by classic directors are represented by Pocket Money (L’argent de poche) directed by Francois Truffaut and Au revoir les enfants  directed by Louis … Continue reading

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Mine-Haha or Innocence?

One of the most unusual books that I have ever read is the novella Mine-Haha, or On the Bodily Education of Young Girls (Original German title is ‘Mine-Haha oder Uber korperliche Erziehung der jungen Madchen) which was originally published in 1903. … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Viewing !

The double Christmas/ New Year issue of the TV. listing magazines are now on sale. If your heart sinks upon perusing them, do not despair. The Library has a variety of films for loan which can be found in the … Continue reading

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Amber Films

Last week a major British social documentary co-operative had its work added to the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register. The UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register is an online catalogue created to help promote the UK’s documentary … Continue reading

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