Yedyanchi Jatra is an enjoyable portrayal of how villagers react to new developments in their locality like the launch of a Government sponsored "Village Sanitation and Cleanliness Drive"
A rowdy high school senior risks losing a $10,000 gift his parents promise him for graduation if he can complete the year without getting in trouble by getting caught by the principal in a prank. However, when an accident befalls the current principal, the senior goes and finds a drifter to show up at the school as the new principal to get his records erased.
* When greedy land developers attempt to push a kindly widower off of his property, they receive an unexpected challenge from his ten-year-old neighbor in this family-oriented drama that shows a little love can go a long way. After being robbed of his family by a tragic fire, Jake opened his doors and his heart to the children of Glenwood Springs. Having learned a thing or two about helping others from his parents, who work as legal-aid attorneys, Jake's ten-year-old neighbor Keagan is troubled to learn that Jake's home is in jeopardy as land developers and government bureaucrats move in to make way for new developments in the neighborhood. Quickly organizing his friends into a powerful but peaceful protest force known as the "Glenwood Springs Kids Corp." Keagan and friends learn an important lesson in responsibility as they come to the aid of an old friend in need. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Koltay Gábor: Horthy- A kormányzó című dokumentumfilmje sokáig titokban tartott érzéseket és gondolatokat tesz közkinccsé, cáfolja a generációk egész sorába sulykolt tévhiteket, szándékos hazugságokat. A huszadik század legutolsó rendszerváltása óta eltelt több mint másfél évtized is mintha konzerválná azt a szellemi zavarodottságot, amelynek következtében a nemzet nehezen tud újjászerveződni, hiszen csak a múltját ismerő, öntudatos, szilárd erkölcsiségű közösség képes érdekeit érvényesíteni és egyenrangú partnerként részt venni a világpolitikai folyamatokban.
Everyone knows Christmas is a time of giving — well, everyone but one wealthy, spoiled college student who's about to get the ultimate wake-up call. When she helps organize a holiday concert at a youth center, little does she know the grumpy cabbie she works with is actually an angel in training.
Nicholas, a young man with limited resources, decides to dress up as Santa Claus to make money during the Christmas holiday.
Lindsey is a teenage girl who is talked into driving across country to visit her uncle in the Midwest, who has never recovered from a tragedy in his past. There she falls in love with a ranch hand and finds herself racing at the country fair.
Several children live and study in a small rented house and they have no one to help them accept for Husham, a student. When the landlord demands they leave, the children lose their only sanctuary.
The film tells the story of a tomboyish Ilocano lass from Ilocos Norte, Thelma (Maja Salvador) whose family is beset with challenges when she discovers her uncanny gift of speed. Her talent then opens doors for her – to elevate her family’s situation and change the course of her own life. But to do that she will have to run- against all obstacles, against personal hindrances, against shadows from her past, and against her own self-doubts. Will she ever accomplish her dream as a successful athlete?
Two young Japanese schoolboys, one skinny and poor, one fat and well-to-do, become unlikely friends.
What happens when a tiny piece of life’s blueprint is missing? You think you know the meaning of kindness, charisma, musical passion and joy until you meet Ben Monkaba and others like him with a rare genetic condition called Williams Syndrome. Despite medical hardships and intellectual challenges, people with Williams embrace life, and everyone around them, with unconditional love and acceptance. Embraceable celebrates this beautiful variation of life through candid interviews, unforgettable social encounters, amazing musical performances, and dramatic portrait photography. Running commentaries by top scientific experts bring to light how this rare genetic abnormality can teach us a great deal about ourselves.
In public, Maryam wears a headscarf and obeys the rules of the state. But in the privacy of her own home, she’s the breadwinner who runs the show, along with her mother and younger sister, Ghazal. When Maryam decides to get married, a blushing bride at 45, her worlds collide. With the support and encouragement of her family, she reconciles her personal autonomy with the expectations of a traditional marriage. Brother and co-director Sharog Heshmat Manesh presents an intimate portrait of family life in Iran, candidly capturing his sister’s wedding jitters, her fear of giving up her independence and of being too old to break free from her habits, and her attempts to add a pre-nuptial stipulation to the Marriage Guarantee.
Mora Träsk in Concert
Vi befinder os i en lille Heurigen-Café i Wien. Den unger sanger Fritz Hertzgruber (Max Hansen Sen.) stifter bekendtskab med en ung dansk forfatter, Jesper Ellekilde (Jens Asby), og de to unge mennesker bliver straks venner. Fritz har nemlig som "Wienerbarn" været i Danmark og er nu et ivrigt medlem af Wienerbørnenes egen klub. Aftenen efter finder finder klubbens årlige lodtrækning om en rejse til Danmark sted, og Fritz bliver den heldige - omend af omveje. Fritz og Jesper følges ad til Danmark, hvor Fritz glæder sig voldsomt til gensynet med sine plejeforældre, komponisten Emilius Andersen (Richard Christensen) og hans kone (Helga Frier). De var de sødeste mennesker overfor deres Wienerbarn, og deres hjem står i Fritz' hukommelse som indbegrebet af idyl og harmoni.
The personal journey of the director who leaves her Arab - Muslim village and moves to Tel-Aviv, where she meets her neighbor Jonathan, a Jewish-Canadian man who immigrated to Israel. A love story evolves.
This short film highlights the odd 1930s fad of playing baseball while riding donkeys.
Hurvinek cannot go to a circus because he injured himself when sliding down the stair rail. He daydreams that he is an acrobat riding a scooter and an animal-trainer taming beasts. (MUBI)
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