Duncan Bridgeman (1 Giant Leap, What About Me?) weaves a beautiful and rhythmic cinematic tapestry composed of original
songs, conversations, reflections, wisdom and humor featuring many of the greatest performers and sharpest minds of
The film showcases the richness of Mexican music both young and old, from traditional music to pop rock and rap blended
with interviews from Diego Luna, Lila Downs and many more leading personalities. The result is an inspiring and often funny
musical road trip through modern day“Mexicanity”, which resonates globally.
In picturesque Montmarte, three children wearing a yellow star play in the streets, oblivious to the darkness spreading over
Nazi-occupied France. Their parents do not seem too concerned either, somehow putting their trust in the Vichy Government.
But beyond this view, much is going on. Hitler demands that the French government round up its Jews and put them on trains
for the extermination camps in the East. The collaborators start to put the plan into effect and within a short time, 13,000 of
Paris's Jews, among them 4,000 children, will be rounded up and sent on a road with no return. The fateful date: July 16th,
1942, 68 years ago.
the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen's heart and starts a revolution. Centering on the intriguing love triangle
between the ever more insane Danish King Christian VII (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard), the man of enlightenment and idealism
Struensee (Mads Mikkelsen) and the young but strong Queen Caroline Mathilda (Alicia Vikander), A Royal Affair is the
gripping tale of brave idealists who risk everything in their pursuit of freedom for their people.. Above all it is the story of a
passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation.
In an era known for protests and sit-ins, the 1973 Grand Divertissement at Versailles, made a statement of its own - a fashion
statement. The legendary event pitting the five lions of French couture Givenchy, Dior, Ungaro, Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre
Cardin with five American designers Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Anne Klein, Stephen Burrows and Bill Blass created a
cross-stitch of change across fashion, race, business and catwalks. When African American models Bethann Hardison, Pat
Cleveland, Alva Chinn, Billie Blair, Norma Jean Darden, Barbara Jackson, Jennifer Brice, Romana Saunders and Amina
Warsuma boarded the plane to Paris, they had no idea they would help change the course of fashion and pull off its biggest
coup. Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution tells this story.
"Cloud Atlas" explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the
present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer
into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Each member of
the ensemble appears in multiple roles as the stories move through time.
Bettina Goering is the great-niece of Nazi official Hermann Göring. Katrin Himmler is the great-niece of Heinrich Himmler,
second in command of the Nazi Party under Adolf Hitler. Rainer Hoess is the grandson of Rudolf Hoess, creator and
commandant of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Niklas Frank is the son of Hans Frank, Polish Governor-General during
WWII, he who was responsible for the ghettos and concentration camps in Nazi occupied Poland. Monika Goeth is the
daughter of Amon Goeth, commandant of the Plaszów Concentration Camp. None with Nazi leanings, the five talk
individually about what it is like to carry a name associated with the Nazi Party, being a blood relative to someone associated
with hate and murder, being German at a time when that in and of itself was seen as being associated with Naziism,
dealing with their family regardless of their allegiance to the Nazi Party...
An urgent expose of the culture wars being fought within America's public school system, The Revisionaries is a
behind-the-scenes look at the Texas State Board of Education's decade-defining conference on state textbook standards. As
Texas is the country's single largest textbook buyer--and publishers are forced to re-write content to comply with their
educational standards--the board's decisions have the ability to affect the future of American education.
A powerful documentary that exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and
the immigration crisis we face today. From the territorial expansionist policies that decimated the young economies of
Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba, to the covert operations that imposed oppressive military regimes in the Dominican
Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador, Harvest of Empire provides an unflinching look at the origins of the
growing Latino presence in the United States. Adapted from the landmark book written by journalist Juan Gonzalez, the film
tells the story of an epic human saga that is largely unknown to the great majority of citizens in the U.S., but must become
part of our national conversation about immigration.
Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted councilor Heo Kyun to find a royal body
double. He hires Ha-seon, a peasant mimic who bears a perfect resemblance to the King. When King Gwanghae collapses
from a mysterious poison, Ha-seon reluctantly becomes a King. He must follow his conscience to save his country from
collapse, avoid assassination, and pull off the biggest masquerade in history. Korean star Lee Byung-hun (G.I. Joe: The Rise
of Cobra, upcoming sequels G.I. Joe: Retaliation and Red 2, Korean hits I Saw The Devil, and A Bittersweet Life) stars in the
dual role, playing against himself, and character actor Rru Seung-ryong (All About My Wife, War of the Arrows) and Han
Hyo-Joo (Always) co-star.
The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of
a fearful nation and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression
and, with no scientific training, infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify
promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time. In the process,
they saved their own lives and ended the darkest days of a veritable plague, while virtually emptying AIDS wards in American
hospitals in the process. The powerful story of their fight is a classic tale of empowerment and activism that has since
inspired movements for change in everything from breast cancer research to Occupy Wall Street. Their story stands as a
powerful inspiration to future generations, a road map, and a call to arms. This is how you change the world.
In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For eighty percent of the
Japanese community in Brazil, Japan had won the war and defeat was nothing more than American propaganda. The few
immigrants that accepted the truth were persecuted. Some were hunted down and assassinated - by their own countrymen -
causing the start of a new, private war. Dirty Hearts is a thriller and love story told by the wife of one of the fanatics dedicated to
preach Japanese victory. Little by little, she watches her husband, a hard-working immigrant, become an assassin and their
love story fade away.
Based on the book Death by China by Navarro and Greg Autry and narrated by Martin Sheen, the documentary includes
interviews with Carolyn Bartholomew (Commissioner for US- China and Security Review Commission), Gordon Chang
(Forbes columnist), Dana Rohrabacher (Congressman R-CA), Tim Ryan (Congressman D-OH), Richard L. Trumka (President
AFL-CIO), and Harry Wu (Executive Director, Laogai Research Foundation).
Sacrifice (Orphan of Zhao Family): To save the only child of the Zhao Family, whose whole clan is massacred at the hands of
a nefarious minister, a doctor sacrifices his own son, and later becomes intent on seeking vengeance against the minister
after the child grows up. For generations, the Zhao family has wielded power, even extending over the king. In a well-planned
coup, their mortal enemy TU'AN GU (Wang Xue Qi) slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever.
However, a solitary Zhao baby survives the massacre, and is hidden and taken home by CHENG YING (Ge You), the doctor
who delivered him, to live with his WIFE (Hai Qing) and their own newborn baby. Set on revenge, and raising the Zhao child
as his own, Cheng Ying bides his time, enrolling himself and the Zhao orphan (whom he calls Cheng Bo) into the service of
the Tu'an Gu household. Tu' an Gu grows very fond of Cheng Bo and makes Cheng Bo his godson, unaware that Cheng
Ying has been plotting to use the boy as an instrument of vengeance when he comes of age.
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
The film marks the return of acclaimed director Benoit Jacquot (A Single Girl, Seventh Heaven, Sade, Deep in the Woods,) and
brilliantly captures the passions, debauchery, occasional glimpses of nobility and ultimately the chaos that engulfed the court
of Marie Antoinette in the final days before the full-scale outbreak of the Revolution. Based on the best-selling novel by Chantal
Thomas, the film stars Lea Seydoux as one of Marie's ladies-in-waiting, seemingly an innocent but quietly working her way
into her mistress's special favors, until history tosses her fate onto a decidedly different path. With the action moving
effortlessly from the gilded drawing rooms of the nobles to the back quarters of those who serve them, this is a period film at
once accurate and sumptuous in its visual details and modern in its emotions. Diane Kruger's gives her best performance to
date as the ill-fated Queen and Virginie Ledoyen is the Queen's special friend Gabrielle de Polignac.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter explores the secret life of our greatest president, and the untold story that shaped our
nation. Visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov (director of Wanted) bring a fresh and visceral voice to the
bloodthirsty lore of the vampire, imagining Lincoln as history's greatest hunter of the undead.
Seductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramovic has been redefining what art is for nearly forty years. Using her own
body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her physical and mental limits––and at times risking her life in the process––she
creates performances that challenge, shock, and move us. Through her and with her, boundaries are crossed,
consciousness expanded, and art as we know it is reborn. She is, quite simply, one of the most compelling artists of our
Immersed in exotic locales across four continents, best selling author Dinesh D'Souza races against time to find answers to
Obama's past and reveal where America will be in 2016. During this journey he discovers how Hope and Change became
radically misunderstood, and identifies new flashpoints for hot wars in mankind's greatest struggle. The journey moves
quickly over the arc of the old colonial empires, into America's empire of liberty, and we see the unfolding realignment of
nations and the shape of the global future.
What price would you pay for freedom? In the exhilarating action epic For Greater Glory an impassioned group of men and
women each make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and the very future of their country, as the film’s adventure unfolds
against the long-hidden, true story of the 1920s Cristero War – the daring people’s revolt that rocked 20th Century North
As One is based on the true story of the first ever united South and North Korean table tennis team that competed at the 1991
World Table Tennis Championships in Chiba, Japan. South Korea's ping-pong star HYUN Jung-hwa and North Korea's LI
Bun-hui have each been defeated by Chinese player DENG Yaryung every time they reach a tournament's final rounds.
Instructed to team up as a United Korea team, HYUN and LI experience crisis and bungled coordination. But game-by-game,
the two develop true teamwork and a budding friendship. Suddenly, an announcement is made that the United Korea team
will be inexplicably disbanded, and the two young players must now prove to the world that their teamwork can surpass the
doubts of a painful history.
It’s Memorial Day 1993, when 13-year-old Kyle Vogel stumbles upon his grandfather Bud’s (James Cromwell, The Artist,
Babe) World War II footlocker. Though reluctant to discuss the war with his grandson, Bud strikes a deal with Kyle: He’ll tell
the stories of any three objects from the footlocker that Kyle chooses. As we flash back to see Bud’s WWII tales (the younger
Bud is played by John Cromwell, James Cromwell’s son) from Europe unfold through his souvenirs and memories, we also
flash forward to see how the present day SSgt. Kyle Vogel’s (Jonathan Bennett, Mean Girls) experiences in Iraq parallel
them—and how that day on the porch with his grandfather will affect how he ultimately deals with the losses, regrets and
moral dilemmas that unite all soldiers across all wars and generations.
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