Skinny and Fatty 1958

Two young Japanese schoolboys, one skinny and poor, one fat and well-to-do, become unlikely friends.

Embraceable 2011

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.

Daughters of Malakeh

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.

The Son of Rusty 1947

The fourth film in Columbia's "Rusty" series is a lecture against spreading gossip. A young army veteran comes to town, and Danny and his friends learn that he had spent time in a military stockade for an infraction of a regulation. Danny's friends spread the story all over town. The seriousness of the minor infraction grows with each telling. As a sidebar, Rusty finds a mate and becomes a father.

Wienerbarnet 1941

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.

77 Steps 2010

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.

Donkey Baseball 1935

This short film highlights the odd 1930s fad of playing baseball while riding donkeys.

Rusty Leads the Way 1948

Danny Mitchell (Ted Donaldson) and his canine pal Rusty (played by "Flash") befriend blind girl Penny Moffatt (Penny Waters). Feeling cheated by life, Penny resists all efforts to cope with her handicap. But with Rusty's help, the girl gains a new lease on life and agrees to adopt a seeing-eye dog.

Don 2006

Don, a rich twelve-year-old, is kicked out of school. He is send to another school where he has difficulties fitting in.

The Hurvinek Circus 1955

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)

Keluarga 69 1967

A classic comedy over wealth and reputation. Osman was driven out by his unscrupulous father but with a twist of fate he managed to clinch a recording contract and strive with the help of beautiful lady.

The Boldly Buzzing Fly 1960

The filming of the like-named tale of K. Chukovsky about the Boldly Buzzing Fly who buys a samovar and celebrates her name day. A spider kidnaps the fly. A mosquito defeats the spider, saves the fly and marries her.