Man's continual defence against being drowned in the insistent flood of information. (BFI)
Jonas works at the hand baggage screening at an airport. He is obsessed with preventing the next terrorist attack. But neither his colleagues, nor his boss appreciate his commitment…
Rattled by the prospect of becoming a dad, a 40-year-old filmmaker begins to consider what "manhood" really means for him, prompting him to pursue an array of interests and reexamine his views -- which were shaped by his father.
Final chapter of a trilogy documenting the present and past lives of "comfort women".
Desimar is the owner of Inferninho, a dark and run-down bar that is refuge of dreams and fantasies. Her dream is to leave everything behind and go away to any distant land, as far as possible from that place. Falling in love with Jarbas, the handsome sailor that arrives at the bar, dreaming of finding home, will completely change her life and the lives of the bar employees: Luizianne, the singer; Rabbit, the waiter; and Caixa-Preta, the cleaning lady.
Five teenagers in Shelbyville, Tennessee look to meet the actress Sondra Locke, who's returning to town for the local premiere of her big Hollywood movie.
Lally is a rich girl whose father writes books and plays polo. After 23 years of marriage her father decides to divorce Lally's mother and remarry to soon-to-be-divorced Beth Cheever. This sours Lally on all men. While on vacation with her mother she meets Jack, who succeeds in stealing her heart. Then Lally discovers that Jack is the son of Beth Cheever, the woman who is to marry her father.
Eva Dahl, a doctor's wife, starts an affair with a younger man.
A look at three young, teenage girls in the era of The Beatles. Pam lives with parents who haven't spoken directly to each other in two years, using communicating through their daughters. Gloria wants to play games with her boyfriend Graeme and ends up pregnant after a passionless introduction to sex. Stella becomes popular and puts her friendship with Pam on hold. Meanwhile, Pam's father and other predatory men lurk in the shadows around the girls.
A collection of old interviews with Bruce Lee show us his beliefs, thoughts on fighting and what martial arts means to him.
Four children set out on their own after their mother's death to avoid being separated by foster care. Trying to find their Uncle Jack, they encounter adventure and danger. Before the story's touching yet humorous conclusion, they make some serious mistakes... and learn some important lessons.
Just as Simone works up the courage to tell her conservative Jewish family she's a lesbian, she finds herself attracted to a male Senegalese chef.
British film-maker Alan Clarke was championed by the likes of Gary Oldman, Tim Roth and Ray Winstone - Stephen Frears even called him the best. And yet Clarke only ever made 3 feature films. This documentary explores the life and career of an exceptional director - Alan Clarke.
In this cheeky comedy debut, two thieving boys take refuge at the local church in a small Irish town. When the parish priest leaves behind his briefcase, they embark on a self-appointed mission from God. But on their epic journey to the big city, the boys discover that the grown up world is a bit more complicated than it seems.
A young woman struggles with the initial emptiness as she tries to put the past behind her.
Set in a Slovenian coastal town in WW2, the film tells a story about villagers who help partisans to get rid of Italian, and later German authorities that ruled the town in the last years of occupation.
In a huge abandoned shed, a woman inflicts the most various tortures on a man in order to get answers.
Joven dela Rosa is an NBI officer who investigates The Catleya Killer case perpetrated by a man who preys married women. The killer tortures his victim to death and disposes the body at the sidewalk during night time. However, as Joven gets busy solving the case, he gets to spend lesser time with his wife Camille, who met a handsome man named Gene Rivera. Camille finds Gene’s mysteriousness attractive. But behind Gene’s good looks is a man haunted by his past which keeps him from committing violence against women. How soon will Joven figure out that the man behind the heinous crimes has already penetrated to his household?
When confronted with their lingerie factory (Starissima) going bankrupt, the employees attempt to take it over by forming a cooperative. Soon questions about fundamental economic and social issues pop up amidst the bras and panties. Through this adventure together they discover a new freedom.
A man uses the principles of double-entry bookkeeping to settle his accounts with society.
Morecambe & Wise: In Their Own Words is a television documentary introduced and narrated by Jonathan Ross. It aired on BBC One on New Year's Day 2008, featuring clips telling the story of the rise to fame of the comedy double act Morecambe and Wise. It featured many previously unseen archive clips of the double-act from their days in variety as separate acts, through to their final shows for Thames Television prior to Eric Morecambe's untimely death at the age of 58 in 1984. Included within the show was one of his last interviews from Gloria Hunniford's Sunday, Sunday programme. As well as the usual clips of their work there were transcripts of correspondence unearthed from the BBC's records and these were read by impressionist Jon Culshaw throughout the programme.
Victoria and Shane Grow Their Own is an Irish reality television special which originally aired on RTÉ One on Tuesday 8 December 2009. It follows the trials of Victoria Mary Clarke and Shane MacGowan as they endeavour to grow their own food in their own garden. The show documents Clarke's struggles to grow vegetables and MacGowan's attempts to assist. Filming of the special took place in Dublin. It has been compared to the 1970s sitcom The Good Life. MacGowan is from an agricultural background. First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama was said to have influenced the couple. Victoria Mary Clarke admitted during the show that she had neither read nor bought the book she was supposed to use for assistance. She also spoke of her belief in angels and how she spoke to them. Clarke's friend, a Marina Guinness, provides her with an allotment to carry out her task. A celebration is also expected to take place when the crops have grown sufficiently. The potatoes which Clarke is attempting to grow turn black. Caterpillars which attack her food are thrown to the hens as food themselves. Various celebrities and well-known people also featured, including musician Glen Hansard, and cousins of British pop star Lily Allen made an appearance as well. A container of urine belonging to Shane MacGowan was auctioned by Clarke as the show drew to a close. The show was narrated by Stephen Rea, using an ironic tone. Clarke also wrote about her experiences in the Sunday Independent.
In Their Own Words is an player spotlight program featuring notable football stars in candid settings, both on and off the field. Great NFL careers are made on the gridiron, but sometimes the person behind the face mask is worth getting to know a little better. From a mastermind coach to a hall of fame player, In Their Own Words takes you on a ride with game footage, rare interviews, and candid player audio to really get to know what makes the greats great. Witness legendary coaches like Bill Parcells drill his players on the fundamentals of catching a punt. Hear one of the all time great quarterbacks like Brett Favre confess his true love for the game. And experience the regiment of one the all time hardest hitters like Ray Lewis, from practice all the way to game day. Without a host or narration, this show tells a story rarely told in professional sports today, the real story. For the most inside look at some the best, it's best to hear In Their Own Words.
Madcap presenters of UK TV show go on a US road trip
Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star was a reality competition show, created by Oprah Winfrey. The show aired from January 7, 2011 to February 25, 2011 on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Hosted by Nancy O'Dell and Carson Kressley, it featured ten prospective television hosts competing to earn their own television show on the OWN network. Each week, the contestants competed in a themed-television show challenge, where they were watched and judged by O'Dell, Kressley, and a guest judge and mentor, whose expertise is in the theme that week. After the production and filming, one contestant was eliminated, until the best host remained. Zach Anner and Kristina Kuzmic-Crocco were both chosen as the winners. Besides winning their television show, the champions also received $100,000 and a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox. The executive producer was Mark Burnett, who has produced many reality competitions, such as The Apprentice, Survivor, and Design Star.
Owner's Manual is an American reality television series that airs on AMC and premiered on August 15, 2013. Announced in November 2012, the series' first season consists of eight, half-hour episodes. Owner's Manual tests whether it is best to read the included owner’s manual or not by representing each side of the divide in a weekly challenge. Ed Sanders and Marcus Hunt attempt to operate machinery and technology each week with one man working strictly from the manual and the other using his instincts.
La Dueña (Mexico) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Florinda Meza in 1995 for Televisa. It was transmitted by El Canal de las Estrellas in Mexico and Univision in the United States in 1995 and 1998, and on Galavisión in 2000.
In the 1700's, Crown Prince Lee Sun fights against Pyunsoo hwe. Pyunsoo hwe is an organization that has accumulated power and wealth through privatizing water all over Joseon. Crown Prince Lee Sun becomes a hope for the people who suffers. Ga-Eun is the woman Crown Prince Lee Sun loves and she helps him grow as a ruler.
Torranee Ni Nee Krai Krong is a 2012 Thai television drama. that is aired on Channel 3. It starred Nadech Kugimiya and Urassaya Sperbund
Trailside: Make Your Own Adventure was the longest running outdoor "how-to" adventure public television series. It aired in the USA on non-commercial public television stations, distributed to them first by American Public Television, Boston, and later by National Educational Telecommunications Association, Columbia, South Carolina.
The series investigates Paolo Macchiarini’s claims to have invented a ground-breaking method to create new organs. His method using plastic tracheas sown with stemcells has been operated on patients in the US, Russia, Sweden and the UK. So far, unfortunately, the track record of his plastic organs is not very good. Almost all patients are dead. And several of his former surgeon colleagues in Sweden claim that not only does the method not work, but that his scientific claim to fame is based on falsified and misrepresented data. Some even claim that his patients have been used as human guinea-pigs.