After losing her husband to cancer and amassing an ungodly amount of medical debt, Molly is forced to raise her son in her car and attempt to find a way out of homelessness all while never letting her son realize the severity of their circumstances.
The documentary tells the story of Sidney Magal's 50-year career. The most significant moments in the life of the singer, dancer, actor and voice actor who has become an icon of Brazilian popular music. The man behind the idol, from the point of view of the participants in the story.
We live on an ever-moving planet, and as landscapes are altered, wildlife must march to its rhythm. Driven by instinct, they follow the maps hardwired into their DNA. Some run, some fly, but most swim.
Hawala, an ancient informal money transfer system, is a subject of a dialogue unfolding in silence via onscreen text, against the backdrop of lurid off-set color images from an old Pakistani tourist guide. During Operation Green Quest, a post-9/11 investigation by U.S. intelligence into terrorist financing sources, the transit of people and money demanded new conduits of trust, new modes of encryption. Sometimes the unofficial route is more reliable.
Maggie and Jimmy have never met, but they keep showing up in each other’s dreams. As they navigate memories, traumas, hopes and desires in sleep and the waking world, they’ll discover the truth of their linked destiny with the help of a dream detective, a sleep scientist and the poet Walt Whitman himself.
From the success of Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, through the founding of A&M Records, to giving away more than $150 million to arts and education programs across the country, we’ll witness the humanity and the humility inherent in everything he does, as well as come to understand the power of creativity to entertain, inspire, heal and transform.
Wanderson Vieira is a musician from the city of Samambaia and in this short documentary, he tells us a little about how he reconciles his night work and dance rehearsals, with creating his career, launching his pseudonym Wander Vi, to achieve his dream.
The documentary O Samba é Primo do Jazz will show the musical trajectory of Alcione Dias Nazareth, the great Brazilian interpreter, from her musical references, her insertion in the world of music and her relationship with family and friends. The biopic brings us closer to a relaxed, fun and matriarchal Alcione with her life and artistic work.
CJ is a high strung business woman at the Versa Corporation working on the biggest deal in her company's history. Casey is a laid-back slacker who mooches off his brother Roy. When Casey goes into an interview at Versa only to qualify for unemployment benefits he winds up switching places with her. Now he must contend with her frenemy Lisa while she has to woo an Italian girl Casey's been flirting with.
In stormy Manchuria, Japanese spies infiltrate the Russian army command, a young widow makes the officers’ blood race, and a nauseating German reporter who tells corny jokes attempts to ensnare the saucy, smart-mouthed daughter of the general. Created by the extremely successful Jewish-Czech composer Jaromír Weinberger, Spring Storms was premiered in Berlin just ten days before the National Socialists seized power. The curtain soon fell permanently and irrevocably on this idiosyncratic operetta. Now, 87 years later, it will be lifted again for Barrie Kosky’s new production.
Pedro Opeka declined an opportunity to play professional soccer in his native Buenos Aires and realize his childhood dream. He chose instead to become a missionary and live in one of the poorest countries in the world. The son of a bricklayer, he convinced destitute families living in Madagascar’s largest landfill that he could teach them how to build their own houses and, in the process, build their dignity. After 30 years of construction, fighting increasing poverty and political instability, Father Pedro has created a highly functional city within this dysfunctional island nation. His mission is to prepare the children he saves to one day save their own country.
In Aurand’s signature diaristic form, roses in bloom, farm animals, Orkney landscapes, and scenes of the late filmmaker Margaret Tait having tea are rendered through expressive Bolex movements as well as the director’s active camera, and punctuated by abstract swaths of saturated and shifting colors. The film is an homage to Tait, whom Aurand visited in Orkney.
Three friends attend the same gym every day in search of their ideals of bodies. Despite assiduous, they live with the frustrating slips that happen away from the tracks, turning the gears of an endless cycle.
A film about the beauty of the everyday; it's the way a movie from a bygone era feels like it was made just for you, how portable music can compose the score to your life step by step, and just how tasty a gas station hot dog or movie theatre popcorn can be.
Aharon has devoted his life to raising his son Uri. They live together in a gentle routine, away from the real world. But Uri is autistic, and now as a young adult it might be time for him to live in a specialized home. While on their way to the institution, Aharon decides to run away with his son and hits the road, knowing that Uri is not ready for this separation. Or is it, in fact, his father who is not ready?