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Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.

March list by Nanette Alderman
The Disappearance of My Mother
The Disappearance of My Mother italian, 2019, not rated

Benedetta Barzini wants to disappear. An iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse to Warhol, Dali, Penn, and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, she fought for the rights and emancipation of women. But at the age of 75, she is fed up with all the roles that life has imposed on her and decides to leave everything and everybody behind, to disappear to a place as far as possible from the gaze of the camera.

The Freshmen
The Freshmenfrench, 2018, not rated

Antoine is about to start his first year of medical school (for the third time). Fresh out of high school, Benjamin quickly realizes medical school won't be a walk in the park. With nights dedicated to hard studying instead of hard partying, the two freshmen will have to adapt and find a middle ground between despair for the present and hope for the future.

"I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians"
"I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians."romanian, 2018, not rated

Chronicles a young theatre director's efforts to stage an accurate re-enactment of the Odessa Massacre, in which Romanian soldiers slaughtered tens of thousands of Ukrainian Jews, despite the municipal government's attempt to censor the director's efforts. Her choice angers a city official who threatens to close the production because of its "anti-Romanian" take on history. However, the reaction to the staged play is one that neither anticipated.

I Killed My Husband
I Killed My Husband!spanish, 2018, not rated

A desperate woman accidentally murders her unfaithful husband the morning of a big party being thrown in his honor. Somehow, she must survive the pain of heartbreak amidst a night of celebration without being found out.

In Safe Hands
In Safe Handsfrench, 2018, not rated 

When baby Theo’s birth mother surrenders him for adoption, child protection services worker Karine is called into action. She entrusts Theo to Jean, no stranger to the foster care system, who agrees to care for the newborn until a suitable home can be found. Meanwhile, Alice has never given up on her dream to be a mother, and now it could come true. Jeanne Herry goes deep into the world of French human services, where the fate of one baby exposes the conflicting fears and desires of all.

Jinpatibetan, 2020, not rated

On an isolated road passing through Tibet, a truck driver chances upon a young man who is hitching a ride. As they drive and chat, the truck driver notices that his new friend has a silver dagger strapped to his leg. He finds out that this man is out to kill someone who wronged him earlier in life. As he drops the hitchhiker off at a fork in the road, little does the truck driver realize that their short time together has changed everything and that their destinies are inexorably intertwined.

Synonymsfrench, 2019, not rated

Yoav, a disaffected young Israeli who flees Tel Aviv for Paris to start a new life. Desperate to erase his origins, Yoav sees France as his only hope for salvation. He vows not to utter a single word of Hebrew, his French dictionary becoming his constant companion. He is swiftly befriended by a strange young French couple who enmesh him in a very Parisian
love triangle.

Tembloresspanish, 2019, not rated

When handsome and charismatic Pablo arrives at his affluent family’s house, everyone is eagerly awaiting his return. A seemingly exemplary pillar of Guatemala City’s Evangelical Christian community, Pablo’s announcement that he intends to leave his wife for another man sends shockwaves through the family. As Pablo tries to acclimate to his new life in the city’s gay subculture, his ultra-religious family does everything in its power to get their prodigal son back on track, no matter the cost.

Wackersdorfgerman, 2018, not rated 

The Bavarian government is planning to build an atomic reprocessing plant. This economically underdeveloped region, with its rising unemployment, seems to be the ideal location. Hans Schuierer, head of the county authority is lured by the expected boost to the local economy and is soon celebrated as the savior of Schwandorf. The only apprehensions about the planned nuclear factory come from a handful of crackpots, whom no one takes very seriously.

Winter Flies
Winter Fliesczech, 2019, not rated

Police interrogate fourteen-year-old Mara at the station after he is caught behind the wheel far across the country from where he lives. He and somewhat eccentric Hedus had set out for the frozen landscape down south to seek adventure, but the mischievous breeziness with which Mara gives his story, and his concealment of the details of the trip, gradually strip his statement of credibility.

The Witch: Subversion
The Witch: Subversionkorean, 2018, not rated

Ten years ago, Ja-yoon escaped from a secret government facility in the midst of an inexplicable incident. An old couple finds her alone near-death and takes her in. With no memory of who she is, she grows up to be a bright high school student and enters a nationally televised audition program to win the top prize and help her family. But as soon as she appears on TV, strange people start appearing in her life, and Ja-yoon's seemingly ordinary life turns upside down in a blink of an eye.

The Witness
The Witnessmandarin, 2015, not rated

Three years ago, police academy recruit Xiao Xing lost her eyesight in a car accident that also took her brother’s life. When she is involved in another car accident, her former police training allows her to deduce that the driver had kidnapped the injured victim and fled the scene. After calling the police, Xiao connects with officer Lu Li who believes the circumstances mirror an unsolved string of disappearances.