David Shayne is an idealistic young writer who'll do anything to get his first Broadway play off the ground -- even if it means teaming up with the mob!
Vietnam veterans speak about atrocities committed upon Vietnamese soldiers and civilians during their time in the U.S. armed forces in Vietnam.
Effectively portrays the relationship between Jamaican poverty and the practices of international lending agencies while driving home the devastating consequences of globalization.
The story of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th century Benedictine nun, who was one of the first women to preach and interpret Biblical scripture.
The men and women who perpetrated the Cambodian killing fields massacres -- from the foot soldiers who slit throats to the party's ideological leader, Nuon Chea, aka Brother Number Two -- break a 30-year silence to give testimony never before heard or seen. Unprecedented access from top to bottom of the Khmer Rouge has been achieved through a decade of work by one of Cambodia's top investigative journalists, Thet Sambath.
A SEPARATION is a suspenseful and intelligent drama detailing the fractures and tensions at the heart of Iranian society. The compelling narrative is driven by a taut and finely written script rooted in the particular of Iranian society but which transcends its setting to create a stunning morality play with universal resonance.
"The New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge ... the country's yearly 12 hours of anarchy, when all crime is legal"
A documentary following the lives of the indigenous people living in the heart of the Siberian Taiga.
|This documentary follows two inner-city basketball phenoms' lives through high school as they chase their dreams of playing in the NBA.|
|"The follow-up to S21 : the Khmer Rouge killing machine"|
A film by Rithy Panh ; producer, Cati Couteau
Produced by Alain Rozanes & Pierre Alain Meier
Produced by Bettine Brokemper/Johannes Rexin
The World Before her
Written and directed by Nisha Pahuja
Written and directed by Astra Taylor 2010
A Derek Jarman film 2007
Written by Derek Jarman, Terry Eagleton, Ken Butler
Directed by Derek Jarman
A Fandango and Sixteen films production 2006
Directed by Ermanno Olmi, Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach
Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction.
Julio (Gael García Bernal) and Tenoch (Diego Luna) embark on a thrilling journey filled with sexual exploration and the investigation of their inner selves.
Georges, who hosts a TV literary review, receives packages containing videos of himself with his family -- shot secretly from the street -- and alarming drawings whose meaning is obscure. He has no idea who may be sending them.........
Thematic material involving disturbing graphic descriptions of atrocities and inhumanity.
An American doctor, a British nurse and an illiterate Indian farmer join together to transform a Calcutta ghetto when it is threatened by the brutal local "godfather."
"Peter Frye, séparé de ses parents par la guerre, est recueilli dans une petite ville des Etats-Unis par Gramp, un ancien acteur d'origine irlandaise trés chaleureux. Un martin, en apprenant la mort de ses parents, les cheveux de Peter deviennent subitement verts. Trés vite, les habitants de la petite ville vont commencer á jasper."
Another hard-hitting drama from Ken Loach. Recovering alcoholic Joe Kavanagh (Peter Mullan) is out of work, but spends his time coaching the local football team. When he goes to pick up team member Liam (David McKay), he meets social worker Sarah Downie (Louise Goodall). Although they clash at first, the pair are soon involved in a relationship.
This documentary focuses on gleaners, those who gather the spoils left after a harvest, as well as those who mine the trash. Some completely exist on the leavings; others turn them into art, exercise their ethics, or simply have fun.
In 1959, Truman Capote was a critically acclaimed novelist when he read a short newspaper item about a multiple murder in a small Kansas town. Fascinated by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article.
An examination of Klaus Barbie, the infamous Nazi 'Butcher of Lyon' and Gestapo chief implicated in 4000 deaths and the deportation of 7000 Jews, during the Nazi occupation of France.
Directed by Anders Thomas Jensen.
The classic tale of Pocahontas
Produced & Directed by Tony Gerber and
Produced by Brent Emery, Lizzie Friedman, Karen Lauder, Greg Little
Un film de Carl Th. Dreyer 1999
Abbas Kiarostami presents the modern sociopolitical landscape of Iran, through the eyes of one woman as she drives through the streets of Tehran over a period of several days. Her journey is comprised of ten conversations with various female passengers--including her sister, a hitchhiking prostitute and a jilted bride--as well as her young son 2002
Filmmaker Werner Herzog explores a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas and "probes the human psyche to explore why people kill--and why a state kills".
"When the government of Indonesia was overthrown by the military in 1965, more than one million people were killed in less than a year. Anwar and his friends were promoted from ticket scalpers to death squad leaders, and Anwar killed hundreds of people with his own hands".
Directed by D. Channsin Berry and Bill Duke
From acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski comes "Ida", a poignant and powerfully told drama about 18-year-old Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, who is preparing to become a nun when she discovers that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the Nazi occupation.
|Seen through the lens of a troubled teen's video camera, yet filled with eye-popping action and jaw-dropping special effects, Chronicle is as real as it gets.|
Gambling, Gods and LSD is part travelogue and part photographic essay. The film takes us on a "journey of discovery" to different parts of the globe observing the different ways in which people seek transcendence.
Biography - Lance Armstrong
Sol Nazerman is a survivor of a WWII Nazi death camp where his wife, parents and children were murdered. His soul robbed of hope, he takes refuge in misery and a bitter condemnation of humanity while managing a Harlem pawnshop.
|In this anthology film, an elderly businessman finds solace and a new insight into life when he meets a younger woman who arranges his train ticket after his flight is canceled.|
|Based on the play "Bashir Lazhar" by Evelyne de la Chenelière|
A film by Claude Lanzmann
Produced by Dmitry Lesnevski
Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev
Produced by Marc Du Pontavice & Matthew Gledhill
Directed by Steve James
Produced by Alex Kotlowitz and Steve James
A Jane Doe films production 2003
Produced by Amy Ziering Kofman
Directed by Kirby Dick
Produced and directed by Timothy Armstrong 2003
"Shadows" originally released as a motion picture in 1959; "Faces" originally released as a motion picture in 1968; "A woman under the influence" originally released as a motion picture in 1974; "The killing of a Chinese bookie" originally released as a motion picture in 1976 and again in 1978; "Opening night" originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Based on the novel by James Jones