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Description: The recollections of a shattered and traumatised man, a former escapee from the advancing Japanese units relates the horrors of war, his doubts and misgivings of the help of comrades, his fear for the loss of his greatest friend, and of course, his own fear of dying. "Journey to the End of Night" is the diary of a soldier. Although it was filmed forty years after the event, it is a timeless universal testimony because of its power and emotion. It is the voice of an individual raised vs the violence, the horror and the futility of war. The movie raises one question which continues to haunt us: a soldier is trained to kill, but not to commit murder. Who can draw the line?
Description: Celebrating Walt Disney's pioneering efforts in the medium of television. Disneyland U.S.A. details 4 vintage episodes of Walt's beloved prime-time program. Take a unbelievable look back at the origins of the park., beginning with the very first episode of the Disneyland TV series, as Walt Disney leads a tour of the studio and lifts the curtain on a model of the under-construction Disneyland Park.
Description: Go behind the walls of The Walt Disney Studio as Walt invites you inside the world's most popular magic factory. It's not each day you'll learn tricks of the trade and satisfy your curiosity about what happens behind the scenes at the most constructive bastion of family entertainment.
Description: When filmmaker Mai Masri returned to her hometown of Nablus after a fourteen year absence, she discovered a fresh generation of Palestinian fighters: the kids of the Intifada. Champion of the Award of Public at the Freminin Pluriel Festival, Kids of Fire captures their courageous storyline on movie and paints a daring portrait of the Palestinian uprising.
Description: American Ascent documents the first African American expedition to tackle Denali, North America's highest peak and explores the complex relationship many African-Americans have with the outdoors. As the United States transitions to a 'minority majority' nation, a staggering number of folks of color do not identify with America's wild places. By embarking on the grueling multi-week climb of the 20,327ft Denali, nine African-American climbers set out to bridge this 'adventure gap' - challenging outdated notions of what journey looks like by changing the face of America's largest and baddest mountain on the 100th anniversary of its first summit.
Description: We’re extremely proud to bring you our full 45-minute ‘Loud Legacy’ documentary focusing on the life of HIM frontman Ville Valo. Hosted by Loudwire’s Graham ‘Gruhamed’ Hartmann, ‘Loud Legacy’ starts with the formation of HIM in 1991 and spans all the method into late 2014. HIM existed for six years before the band’s debut full-length, Best Love Songs: Vol. 666, was released. During that period, HIM struggled to search their own sound while going through a number of lineup changes. Ville famously worked at his father’s sex store to pay the rent, while bassist Mikko ‘Mige’ Paananen left HIM for a short time to finished military service.
Description: An analysis of the flow of water from mountain to aqueduct, town to sea. Shot at and around the Eastern Sierra Nevada, Owens Valley, Los Angeles Aqueduct, Los Angeles River and Pacific Ocean.
Description: Tien-Shan, 1966. For the first time in 13 years, winter duration is six months. Sheep in the mountains are hungry for grass on the sunny slopes. The state is taking urgent measures to save hundreds of thousands of wintering animals. But still...
Description: Among the ruins of the cinema of my childhood, I found the remains of a movie tape with pieces of movies produced by the former state. Decay gave the tape a fresh quality and created a fresh aesthetic. The tape has found its method to its audience again. But nothing is the same.
Description: The clacking of heels on the floor, to the rhythm of a measured walk, accompanies the movement of a camera that scrutinises a boy in close up. Slowly, the camera turns around him, from his feet on the floor to the top of his head. The boy doesn't transport a muscle, with his arms lying straight by his side, as though he has become an object under a woman's eye, identifiable by the sound of her footsteps. The closeness of the camera fragments and fetishises the body. There are no wide shots at any mission that might enable the boy to be identified. The fragments glimpsed by the camera do not deliever any identifying markers, rendering the overall view disproportionate. Like a "monument", the figure is presented to the audience.
Description: An early performance by Dalibor Martinis with half-inch tape on an launch reel. The tape he winds round his head is also the medium that records the performance. The interruptions in the tape are a structural component of the recording.
Description: A canvas is covered with a conversion filter for camera light (85ND3). Trbuljak has previously experimented with painting without a brush – here, he brings the colour in front of and no longer on the canvas using a material now intended for camera techniques.
Description: In the performance-video "Instrukcije br 1", Sanja Ivekovic draws 'instructional' lines for a facial and neck massage on her skin using ink. Instead of beautifying facial features, this massage becomes a blotchy, unattractive procedure.
Description: Experimental film dedicated to the work of Ljubomir Šimunić, creator of avant-garde seventies and eighties movies, and photographer. The Loop is about exploration of the eroticism phenomenon in the movie. This crossroad of Hollywood and European underground approach is shown trough the work of Belgrade garage film author. Using the language of moving pictures creator is searching for the missing shaman, a nice master of magic - Šime.
Description: Ariana Grande started acting at a very young age. She began work on Broadway in the highly successful musical "13". She eventually landed leading roles on the famous Nickelodeon tv series "Victorious" and "Sam & Cat". Her unwavering work ethic has allowed her to become a recognizable force in music. Her debut single "The Way" was an immediate hit and has sold over 1 million copies.
Description: Nearly each major element of making the 1991 movie Thelma & Louise is examined here from how the script was written to how Ridley Scott got involved, to how the large tanker explosion was pulled off. Some funny stories are shared and some nice trivia as to what was improvised on set and now left in the film.
Description: A reconstructed view of the surroundings I had as a child. I zone the camera in the zone at various lvls corresponding to various stages in my life as I grew up. Constant camera movements present objects from extreme close-up, a perspective alien to the eye opening up a microcosm which remains hidden to the normal observer.
Description: Since the first Gold Rush in the late 1890s the Yukon with its legendary Klondike Gold Fields has been known as a remote country shrouded in mystery. A lesser-known fact is that the zone around Dawson Town still attracts prospectors from all over the world. What unites them is the unshakable belief that the fabled “mother lode“ has not been found yet. The movie chronicles the hunt for the hidden treasure. Besides the usual greenhorns and dreamers, there is the unlucky sourdough Corwin who stakes ever fresh claims in the hope of striking it rich one day. His antagonist Timothy discovered a gold bearing creek many years ago. Actually he spends his winters in the Philippines while toiling away in the summertime. He has no qualms about his activities and considers the environmental hurt he causes to be “just temporary“.
Description: Annika Carlson, an ACE- and AFAA-certified yoga instructor and trainer tutorials you through a series of yoga poses that are physically challenging, yet can be done by the average wimp! These poses, practiced with energy and enthusiasm, will produce nice results. It's a fitness routine that everyone can do, regardless of age, fitness level, and flexibility (or lack thereof)! Yoga is just as much about your state of mind as it is about what your body is doing! Yoga for Wimps shows you how to tone your muscles, build strength, increase your energy, and reduce stress - all in a method that's not intimidating! Yoga for Wimps lets you work at your own pace to reap all of the unbelievable rewards of yoga, without demanding too much from your body!
Description: Leonard Nimoy hosts Y2K Family Survival Guide, a 48-minute tool that, depending on your particular mission of view, either provides a solid grounding in how to prepare for mass-computer failure or hypes the panic and incites fear about something that may not transpire.
Description: On July 17 1955 Walt Disney opened the gates to Disneyland(R) the beloved American icon that has become a cherished destination for generations. It was also the day Walt's sixteen-year dream came true. The centerpiece of this volume is a captivating and nostalgic movie that takes you inside that dream. Rare archival footage fresh interviews with key folks and Walt's own words reveal how his innovative vision became a reality. Then explore more Disneyland(R) secrets with a fun-filled trivia minigame and relive the magic of the recently restored PEOPLE AND PLACES: DISNEYLAND U.S.A. presented in CinemaScope with a fresh 5.1 audio mix.
Description: In the heart of the Middle East, a metropolis is mushrooming. In Dubai, the town where anything seems possible, one after the another skyscraper shoots up. To realise the property developers' plans, workers are named in from India, Pakistan and Nepal, who earn a mere pittance. Just like the nannies and cleaning girls of well-to-do expats. Eighty percent of the inhabitants of Dubai come from another parts of the world, so who calls this town home? The original inhabitants saw the town change and actually contend with religious and social taboos, something that fully passes by the average expat. In a photography class, students of different origins present how they experience the city. Apparently, original residents, expats and workers live mostly separate lives in a class society where the labourer is driven into the ground and the rich housewife thinks everyone in the town is happy.
Description: The storyline of the short life, and brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi in December 2012 of an exceptional and inspiring young woman. The rape of the 23 year old medical student by 6 boys on a moving bus, and her death, sparked unprecedented protests and riots throughout India and led to the first glimmers of a change of mindset. Interwoven into the storyline line are the lives, values and mindsets of the rapists whom the movie makers have had exclusive and unprecedented access to interview before they hang. The movie examines the society and values which spawn such violent acts, and makes an optimistic and impassioned plea for change.
Description: The first American documentary about Traditional (Non-Racist) Skinheads. Focuses on the 'cross of cultures' that came together to form the Skinhead identity: The origins of the Skinhead stage in England, its roots in Jamaican Reggae and Ska (mid-'60s) to its revival and global impact with 2 Tone, Punk, Oi, and Hardcore (late '70s to show day). Details interviews and live concert footage by actual bands across these different musical categories in the United States, England and Germany; discussing their viewpoints on Skinhead, its Working Class values, and its continuing relevance around the world.
Description: Documentary about Maria Bethânia, at the very beginning of her career as a singer, when she arrived in Rio da Bahia to replace Nara Leão in the present Opinião. Bethânia's appearance, at that time in southern Rio, was a cultural shock that shook the city. The movie also includes scenes of her everyday life and meetings with another musicians.
Description: Documentary about the conflicts currently involving the Amazon. The movie captures the daily activity of few social groups fighting for their space, such as indians, landowners, landless workers, prospectors, among others. Scientists, professionals and public figures are interviewed, aiming to map out the actual state of things and the consequences of the human occupation of the Brazilian Amazon.
Description: 2014-2015: 17. The Nice European Disaster Film Authored documentary by Italian director Annalisa Piras and former editor of The Economist Bill Emmott, which explores the crisis facing Europe. Through situation studies of citizens in various countries, the movie explores a range of factors that have led to the show crisis, economic and identity challenges across Europe. High-level experts analyse how and why things are going so wrong. The movie contains fictional scenes, set in a post-EU future, which detail archaeologist Charles Granda (played by Angus Deayton) travelling on a flight through a menacing storm, explaining to a kid passenger what the EU was. Sombre, thought-provoking and witty, the movie frames Europe through the eyes of those who have most at stake - the Europeans themselves.
Description: First episode from the ambitious documentary series about the Czech Fresh Wave, focusing on Milos Forman, director of such movies as 'Black Peter' (1964), 'Loves of a Blonde' (1964), and 'The Fireman's Ball' (1967).
Description: Audre Lorde, the highly influential, award-winning African-American lesbian poet came to live in West-Berlin in the 80s and early '90s. She was the mentor and catalyst who helped ignite the Afro-German movement while she challenged white girls to acknowledge and constructively test their privileges. With her active help a entire generation of writers and poets for the first time gave voice to their special experience as folks of color in Germany. This documentary includes previously unreleased audiovisual material from director Dagmar Schultz's archives including stunning photos of Audre Lorde off stage. With testimony from Lorde's colleagues and mates the movie documents Lorde's lasting legacy in Germany and the impact of her work and personality.
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Narrated by close mate and collaborator Tommy Lee, 'Dear Jack' is a very private acc largely pieced together from home footage taken by Andrew and his family when he was diagnosed with Leukaemia. He realised that documenting his experiences and treatment would be a productive activity and may be of benefit to others in a related situation.I've often wondered why more folks don't know about Andrew and his melody and why his magnificent 'Everything in Transit' album wasn't a bigger hit. This movie explains why, as his disease coincided with the release and he was unable to place in all the promotional efforts that might have otherwise been done. Interestingly many of the album lyrics refer to being ill, the first line of the entire album is "She thinks I'm much too thin, she asks me if I'm sick". It's fascinating to see how this and another lines tip at that he had a feeling he wasn't well long before the diagnosis.The movie documents so much, from March 2005 pre-release gigs to build excitement for the album, through diagnosis and the rapid developments, just a several months soon in June 2005 shaving his hair off, an unexpected transition from rising rock star to patient. We follow all this, learning much about the condition, treatment, and what is involved from a true sufferer's mission of view. As well as Andrew's own footage, there are bits in which his family, girlfriend, even his doctor speaks, both about their observations of how he appeared to them, but also how it made them feel. Hearing their perspectives and how they felt to see this event and doing what they should to support all adds so much to rounding out the full acc of the situation. There are interesting tiny insights that I don't think I had any prior knowledge of, from hearing that pneumonia is now the cause of death for over 40% of folks in his situation, to seeing how he uses a lint roller to accumulate loose hair as it falls out, and even the more serious matters such as deciding if he wants to freeze some sperm so he should have a family soon in life and telling that he's not even sure if he wants a family.At times we see handwritten letters and notes as Andrew's feelings are very honestly documented. At one mission he goes through quite a negative period and hits his lowest point. Even at this time he is still songwriting and writes a pretty song, 'There there Katie' (which has incidentally just come on my headphones) for his sister. Symptoms receive to terrible during this scene of his treatment that he couldn't movie for a while, but as an audience we're not left at a loss to follow happenings as this in itself speaks volumes about the situation.Andrew's record label stuck by him and respected his wishes through the course of his treatment and recovery. I like how much this offers a refreshing contrast to the fictional record executives you often see in movies who are often portrayed as soulless cash grabbers. Andrew's squad supported him, did what they should for the album and then when he was more able they helped arrange a '100 days' milestone present which brings us back to the perfect music. One of the 'silver linings' in a method is how nice it is to hear about the meaning behind these songs I know and love as Andrew touches on how the album came to be. That was also the nicest part of seeing Andrew McMahon live, he explained the background to some of the songs and the lyrics suddenly took on added meaning.Strangely and almost unexpectedly a real love storyline emerges from the midst of everything else. Andrew becomes very reflective on his failed relationship, he ponders over the "Yoga folks tell I've got a broken heart". I don't wish to spoil things, but there's a satisfied ending and it adds such an uplifting aspect to the entire story.I heartily suggest that everyone could give 'Everything in Transit' (now re-released for the 10th Anniversary) a listen, plus for the happenings covered in this movie he wrote songs that appear on the 'Dear Jack EP' which is only a handful of songs but each one of them is brilliant and pretty and so intensely filled with meaning and poignancy after seeing this and understanding what they're about. With a decade of hindsight some of the things told in this film, especially about wanting a family, are able to be seen in a more positive light as Andrew is actually the extremely proud father of a tiny woman Cecilia, who has influenced his more newest music. He also set up the Dear Jack Foundation which does a lot of work for adolescent leukaemia patients.As told at the outset I'm reviewing this actually as it's currently accessible on Netflix and I think it's really worth a look, not just for fanatics of Andrew and his music, but for anyone. It offers a rarely seen insight on being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, not the fictionalised versions we are used to seeing in movies such as '50/50', 'The Fault in our Stars' or 'A Walk to Remember' which in their own method have a zone and something to say, but this is a real- life acc and thankfully one that has a satisfied ending and offers hope and optimism.For more of my reviews visit www.neverkissedagirl.com
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