In celebration of the 2020 International Education Week, the Georgia Tech Library invites students, faculty and staff to explore the vast collection of international entertainment in the Georgia Tech Library’s Collection.
Modern Languages Librarian Marlee Givens has a few recommendations to get you started:
Sony Pictures Classics is an American film production and distribution company that is a division of Sony Pictures. It was founded in 1992 by former Orion Classics heads Michael Barker, Tom Bernard, and Marcie Bloom (similar to Fox Searchlight Pictures and Focus Features).
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001)
The Lives of Others (2006)
This unique collection includes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, masterpieces from the mid-20th century, and contemporary films from around the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. The collection shines a light on the history of cinema while also providing a glimpse into the cultures and issues of countries worldwide—making it useful beyond film studies departments by bringing value to programs in area studies, political science, history, world languages, and more.
The Bicycle Thief (1948)
The Rules of the Game (1939)