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Holiday Gift Guide: 13 Local Gifts for the Film Fanatic 

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Yes, you can just buy a boring old DVD for the film fanatic in your life, or you can nerd out with these rare and unique finds. — Enrique Lopetegui
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Federico Fellini: Interviews by Bert Cardullo, $14.98, Imagine Books — A retrospective on the man with more Best Foreign Film Oscars than anyone.
The Films of Roberto Rossellini by Peter Bondanella, $14.98, Imagine Books — “Roberto Rossellini walked into my life at a moment when I needed to make a choice, when I needed someone to show me the path to follow,” Fellini once said. “He taught me how to thrive on chaos by ignoring it and focusing on what was essential: constructing your film day by day."
The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion, $40, The Twig Book Shop — No, you don’t need to get The Dark Side of The Moon with it. Just the book will do.
Luis Buñuel, A Critical Biography by Francisco Aranda, $7.98, Imagine Books — The life and genius of the Oscar-winning master of film surrealism.
Reading the French New Wave by Dorota Ostrowska, $19.98, Imagine Books — You can’t claim to know about film without knowing about the people who invented and reinvented film.
The Films of Jean-Luc Godard by Wheeler Dixon, $14.98, Imagine Books — A deep examination of the French master’s work covering the 1954-1995 period.
Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, $199.98, Imagine Books
The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz, $24 The Twig Book Shop — The ultimate take on Wes Anderson (director of Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums), from Bottle Rocket (1996) to Moonrise Kingdom (2012).
Vintage Pokemon game cards (all the way back to 1995), $40-$100, Propaganda Palace — The number one item sold at Propaganda Palace on McCullough.
Planet of the Apes comic books circa 1974, $14.98-$19.98 each, Imagine Books
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Pieces of Time: Peter Bogdanovich on the Movies (signed by Bogdanovich), $39.98, Imagine Books — The artistic vision of an influential—and once red-hot—Hollywood New Wave director.
Trainspotting (screenplay) by John Hodge, $5.98 Imagine Books — The Oscar-nominated script of the 1996 movie directed by Danny Boyle.
Zombie CED (Capacitance Electronic Disc), Extra rare, pre-historic CED magic for the horror freak, Call for price, Collective — The CED was launched by RCA in 1964 and you’ll need a special player. But even if you don’t have one, having this version of the 1979 Lucio Fulci horror classic is like having a dinosaur in your house.
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Federico Fellini: Interviews by Bert Cardullo, $14.98, Imagine Books — A retrospective on the man with more Best Foreign Film Oscars than anyone.


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