Through November 3, 2012, all students, faculty, and staff may access New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts by going directly to: http://feat.alexanderstreet.com.
The collection delivers approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and the Global Films Initiative, along with over fifty award-winning shorts. All films were shown at major festivals, many were nominated for awards, and several have won major awards. Films include the Oscar-nominated Twilight Samurai, directed by Yôji Yamada, Oscar-nominated The Scent of Green Papaya, directed by Tran Anh Hung, Oscar-nominated Dogtooth, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, and Cannes Grand Jury Prize winner The Piano Teacher, directed by Michael Haneke.
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