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Description: The Making of Fanny and Alexander is a fascinating look at the creation of a masterpiece. Directed by Ingmar Bergman himself, this feature-length documentary chronicles the ways of one of cinema’s real luminaries as he labors to realize his crowning production.
Description: Nicole Védrèss' chronicle of Pairs from 1900 to 1914 is brought to life through the test of original material, all authentic, secured from more then 700 movies belonging to public and personal collections. A several of the celebrities of the time shown are Enrico Caruso, Sarah Bernhardt, and Maurice Chevalier.
Description: "American Cafe" is a look into Cafe Racer motorcycle culture in the United States. Transplanted from Europe, the term "Cafe Racer" describes both a kind of motorcycle as well as the personality of those who ride them. American Cafe says the storyline of this culture in America by following two motorcyclists attempting to build Cafe Racers to ride in the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang Cafe Racer Run; one of the most well known, yet least understood, cafe racer happenings in the country.
Description: In 1989 the concept of a band was planted in the minds of three friends. Three years later, this concept became a reality with the addition of fresh mates and band members. But when you are a teenager, it's difficult to have your creativity taken seriously. With nowhere to enjoy and no stage to be a part of, what do you do? You build one yourself.
Description: LAW & ORDER surveys the wide range of work the police are asked to perform: enforcing the law, maintaining order, and providing general social services. The incidents shown illustrate how training, community expectations, socio-economic status of the subject, the threat of violence, and discretion affect police behavior.
Description: The largest and greatest Lvl 1 movie in decades! Filmed entirely in Stereo Panavision, High Five promises to be a rollercoaster skiing epic that can’t be missed! High Five includes a medley of hungry skiers, crazy tunes, and a new ski movie vibe combining to what was undoubtedly the “œfeel nice ski film of the year!” Featuring Dave Crichton, Liam Downey, Steele Spence, Peter Olenick, Simon Dumont, Travis Redd, Charles Gagnier, Corey Vanular, Luke Van Valin, Craig Coker, and many more!
Description: From the authors of the critically acclaimed REFLECTION comes a tasty fresh snowboard film, FAST FOOD. FAST FOOD details some of the most innovative and progressive riding and filming to date. The menu contains highlights from The War Session in Sweden, The Arctic Challenge in Norway, Superpark at Lake Louise, Slopestyle Japan and personal sessions held at Grouse Mountain, Sierra at Tahoe, Colorado, Alaska, Mt. Hood, Blackcomb Mountain and WhistlerÃs backcountry. Cable cams and helicopters support capture the special talents of the riders making FAST FOOD a definite stand-out snowboard video. Our main course offers JF Fortin, Stephan Karlsson, Travis Williams, David Melancon, Kale Stephens, Andy Finch, Ingemar Backman, Donny Ellis, Terje Haakonsen, Matt Beardmore, Jon Coleman, Joey Williams, Nate Murphy and Benji Ritchie. Another morsels contain Etienne Gilbert, Hampus Mosesson, Brandon Bybee, Peter Strom, Luke Mitrani, Risto Mattila, Travis Rice, Daniel Migneault, plus more.
Description: In a documentary about Samuel Fuller, the spectator gets various impressions about the Hollywood director and his films. The movie is divided into the three sections: The Typewriter, the Rifle and the Film Camera. The first segment covers Fuller's past as a newsman where he began as a copy man and ended as a reporter. Part two describes Fuller's experiences in Globe Fight II, in which he participated as a soldier. The last section focuses on Fuller as director. Tim Robbins interviews Samuel Fuller revealing the director's own memories and impressions. Beside the interview, Jim Jarmusch, Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino accompany the documentary with their comments.
Description: This documentary chronicles the assassination attempt made on Adolph Hitler on July 20, 1944 and the subsequent trial of the conspirators. Movie footage is used to lay the foundation for the failed conspiracy that perpetrators hoped would bring an end to the fight fueled by Nazi propaganda. Scenes of adoring crowds cheering for Hitler are included to remind the viewer that those who resisted his evil machinations were in only a tiny minority of military officers among the Nazi faithful.
Description: The movie shows the Polish media life in 2010 from the perspective of the everyday work of paparazzi - from hunting Roman Polanski to the happenings of the Smolensk catastrophe. However, in the foreground there is a dramatic storyline of a boy who makes controversial choices on a everyday basis and bears emotional, private and ethical consequences. The game hero turns out to be as ruthless as himself as to the folks on whose lives he preys. Paparazzi is a film about lost globe values and bold guidelines - but shows that we everytime have a possibility to decide what type of boy we will be tomorrow.
Description: Shot during the summer of 1970 at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Frederick Wiseman’s movie Primary Training focuses on a group of boys going through infantry training, showing how they are turned from civilians into soldiers. As well as being a special portrait of the US units at work, the movie is also a fascinating snapshot of a time and zone at a defining moment in American history.
Description: Wiseman enumerates the sights and sounds of Talladega, Alabama – the railroad tracks, quiet roads and homes, a several stores downtown – almost as if to list those things most of us might take for granted. Of the four movies in this series, Adjustment & Work is the only one that focuses entirely on adults—specifically adults who have recently lost their sight (and hence are adjusting to this change) and those without sight or hearing who are learning skills in order to enter the workforce.
Description: Essene is about everyday life in a Benedictine monastery and the resolution of conflict between private needs and the institutional and organizational priorities of the community. In the Order, where the focus of life is the relationship of individual work and worship to the community as a whole, the brethren gotta cope with the same problems that arise in any community: rules, work, worship, values, love, and play.
Description: Everyday activities of the Metropolitan Hospital in Fresh York City, with emphasis on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics. The situations depicted illustrate how medical expertise, availability of resources, organizational considerations and the nature of communication among the staff and patients affect the delivery of health care.
Description: JUVENILE COURT shows the complex tons of situations before the Memphis Juvenile Court: foster home placement, drug abuse, armed robbery, kid abuse, and sexual offenses. The sequences illustrate such problems as community security vs. the desire for rehabilitation, the range and the limits of the choices accessible to the court, the psychology of the offender, and the constitutional and procedural questions involved in administering a juvenile court.
Description: HIGH SCHOOL II is a movie about Central Park East Secondary School (CPESS), a successful alternative high school in Fresh York's Spanish Harlem, 85-95% of whose graduates go on to four year colleges. The movie illustrates the school's emphasis on the “Habits of Mind” tool (weighing evidence; awareness of multiple points of view; seeing connections and relationships; speculating on possibilities; and assessing values.) Sequences illustrating the school's approach to learning include: classroom activities in the humanities and sciences; family conferences; discussions of race, class, and gender; faculty meetings; disciplinary problems; sex education; conflict resolution by students; and student council meetings.
Description: MANOEUVRE follows a U.S. infantry tank company through NATO’s annual fall manoeuvres in Western Europe. One purpose of these fight minigames is to use how quickly and effectively U.S. reinforcements can come to the aid of NATO forces stationed in Europe. The different stages of the training exercise, including defensive and offensive tactics, and hypothetical wins and losses are seen from the mission of view of a company fighting a simulated, conventional, non-nuclear ground and air war.
Description: MEAT traces the process through which cattle and sheep become consumer goods. It depicts the processing and transportation of meat products by a highly automated packing plant, illustrating necessary points and issues in the zone of production, transportation, logistics, equipment design, time-motion study, and labor management.
Description: This movie shows the day to day activities of multi-handicapped and sensory impaired students and their teachers, dormitory parents, and counselors at the Helen Keller School. The basic point of the school is to meet the total and living needs of deaf and/or blind children, some of whom also have another disabilities. The movie presents cases involving private hygiene, mobility training, ideas of time and money, self support and independent living, dormitory life, recreation, sports, vocational training, and psychological counseling.
Description: MODEL shows male and female models at work on TV commercials, fashion shows, magazine covers, and advertising for a tons of products, including designer collections, fur coats, sports clothes and automobiles. The models are seen at work with photographers whose techniques illustrate various styles of fashion and product photography. The business aspect of running an agency is also shown: interviewing prospective models, career counseling, arranging portfolios, talking with clients, and planning trips. The movie presents a view of the intersections of fashion, business, advertising, photography, tv and fantasy.
Description: RACETRACK is about the Belmont Race Track, one of the world's leading race tracks for thoroughbred racing. The movie highlights the training, maintaining and racing of thoroughbred horses. Daily occurrences are shown: in the backstretch — the grooming, feeding, shoeing, and caring for horses and the preparation for races; at the practice track the different aspects of training, exercising, and timing the horses; at the paddock — the pre-race presentation of the horses; and in the grandstand — betting and watching the races. The movie also has sequences showing the tons of work done by trainers, jockeys, jockey agents, grooms, hot walkers, stable hands, and veterinarians.
Description: STATE LEGISLATURE shows the day-to-day activities of the Idaho Legislature during an whole session. Lobbyists, lawmakers and their constituents are seen debating and discussing the concerns of the electorate, on problems that range from violence in schools, angry cow illness and video voyeurism to illegal immigration, secondhand smoke and the deregulation of telephone rates. The movie is an example of the achievements, values, constraints and limitations of the democratic process.
Description: CANAL ZONE is about the folks who live and work in the Panama Canal Territory and shows both the operation of the Canal and the different governmental agencies — business, military, and civilian — similar to the functioning of the Canal and the lives of the Americans in the zone. The movie contains sequences of ships in transit, the work of unique canal pilots, aspects of the civil government, work of the military, and the social, religious and recreational life of the Zonians.
Description: The School for the Deaf at the Alabama Institute is organized around a theory of total communication i.e. the test of signs and finger spelling in conjunction with speech, hearing aids, lip reading, gestures and the written word. The movie shows sequences dealing with different aspects of this comprehensive training such as teaching students and parents to sign; speech therapy; psychological counseling; regular academic courses; vocational training; disciplinary problems; parents visits; sports and recreational activity; training in living and working independently; and developing skills in home and cash management.
Description: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE shows the Tampa, Florida police responding to domestic violence calls and the work of The Spring, the principal shelter in Tampa for girls and children. Sequences with the police contain police response, intervention, and attempted resolution of domestic violence calls. Sequences at the shelter contain intake interviews, individual counseling sessions, anger management training, group therapy, staff meetings, conversations among clients and between clients and staff, and school activities, therapy and counseling for kids at the shelter.
Description: An African tribe in the Eastern Nigerian village of Umana work to build a maternity hospital, with the aid of government officials, and vs the opposition of some tribal members.
Description: This documentary, filmed entirely by military photographers, recounts the U.S. Navy's 1946-47 expedition to Antarctica, known as Operation High Jump. The expedition was under the overall command of Admiral Richard E. Byrd, no stranger to the Antarctic. This was a huge undertaking involving 13 ships and over 4000 thousand men. The fleet departed from Norfolk, Virginia traveling through the Panama canal and then southward to their final destination. The trip through the ice package was fraught with danger and forced the submarine that was part of the fleet to withdraw. The trip was a success meeting all of its scientific goals.
Description: This biographical drama/part-time documentary, narrative written by Dr. Albert Schweitzer and spoken by Frederic March, traces the life of Dr. Schweitzer (with actors testing the characters), from his birth in France up to about the age of 30 when he makes the decision to go to French Equatorial Africa and build his jungle hospital. The latter half of the movie encompasses a full day in the hospital-village following the 80s-plus Samaritan in his everyday rounds.
Description: A documentary about the circumstances during a party at a University of Florida fraternity that led up to what may or may not have been a rape. Interspersed with current footage shot by the fraternity brothers on the night of the incident, including the sexual acts. This video led to the police not pressing charges and the involvement of NOW, and eventually led to the fraternity getting kicked off campus.
Description: The acclaimed poet is examined in this movie finished just prior to his death at age 88, with his speaking engagements at Amherst and Sarah Lawrence Colleges intercut with studies of his work, as well as with scenes of his life in rural Vermont and private reminiscences about his career. He is also seen receiving an award from President Kennedy and touring an aircraft carrier.
Description: Break Up Club director Barbara Wong and writer-producer Lawrence Cheng are back to break your heart with The Allure of Tears. Featuring Richie Jen, Gigi Leung, Aarif Lee (Echoes of the Rainbow), idol-drama queen Joe Chen, and Under the Hawthorn Tree fresh stars Shawn Dou and Zhou Dongyu, the poignantly romantic melodrama consists of a trilogy of standalone tales about life, dreams, and the often futile pursuit of happiness. Though they vary in tone and theme, the subtly connected storylines wield enough emotional power to drive home the message - cherish your loved ones before it's too late.
Description: An intimate and moving portrait of one of the most remarkable girls in American history. It is the storyline of a lonely, unhappy kid who became the most admired and respected girl in the world. Richard Kaplan's lively documentary reveals the human face behind the American icon, beginning with the emotional deprivation suffered by this plain, awkward tiny woman born into a socially prominent and strong family. Though she would eventually marry a boy who would look beyond her awkwardness, Eleanor was not content to be the proper, silent wife to her husband Franklin's extraordinary political career. Instead, she began a lifelong crusade to speak out about injustice and oppression in any form.
Description: The movie portrays a 16-hour group-therapy session of eight well-adjusted folks who have never met before, led by psychologists Richard Farson and Carl Rogers. The "patients" contain a cashier, a theology student, a teacher, a principal, three businessmen and a housewife.
Description: ZOO is a movie about the zoo in Miami, Florida, the care and maintenance of the animals by the keepers, the work of the veterinarians and their staff, and the visits to the zoo by folks from all over the world. The movie presents the wide diversity of interests and activities at the zoo and the interrelatedness of the animal, human, ethical, financial, technical, organizational and research aspects of operating the zoo.
Description: The mass murder of Jewish folks by the Nazi regime is chronicled, with a warning that anti-Semitism is on the rise and the happenings of the Holocaust should happen again. The history of European Jewish culture and happenings before and during the Holocaust are seen in newsreels, photographs, and animated segments. The words of the victims of the era are read, and footage from the liberation os a concentration camp is shown.
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The Frontline delivers with this inspiring but at the same time depressing documentary on "The Tiananmen Massacre", or what many Chinese remembered as, "June 4th".Establishing the context from which the international icon, "the tank man" was originated, the documentary takes us through the happening in the past, while notably tackles the problems in the present. Though lacking some features and pending some inaccuracies, it is well emphasized and well presented.There are some bits I would like to mission out:1, When the first time units are deployed to the city, citizens surround trucks and test to talk the troops out if it, they are not exactly in a "this-is-our-city-why-are-you-here-get-out" mindset as implied by the narrator, instead they test to soften the troops with the perception that the folks and the units are an inseparable family. Only when you understand this "fish and water" mentality with regard to relationship between common folks and soldiers, can you understand how much of a shock it was to all Chinese in the ensuing violence showdown.2, It is a fact that many (or most rather) young folks in China today haven't a faintest concept what June 4th incident is, allow alone "the tank man". But as far as I know many Peking University students know "June 4th", and some of them discuss the topics on BBS openly. It seemed "The tank man" is a more iconic figure to foreigners than to the Chinese, the censorship on this topics in China certainly contributed mostly to that, but there is more. To Chinese who are well aware of "June 4th", the picture of soldiers' head hanging on a tree or a road lamp, or the picture of a chunk of flattened meat on the ground, leaves an infinitely more vivid tag on Chinese hearts. To us, "June 4th" is not about "the tank man", it was our reality, the only thing left for us is depression.3, As pointed out in some discussion boards, the find term "Tiananman Square" the producer uses on google to prove the mission that Google.cn is heavily censored, are now not effective. Firstly, "Tiananman Square" or more precisely "天安门" can mean many things another than "June 4th" to many Chinese, it is a zone where a fair share of the country's significant happenings took place, it is also a major tourist attraction; Secondly and similarly, the term "June 4th" can mean many things another than "the tank man" to us. I would think EVEN without any censorship, searching "Tiananman Square" in Google.cn will yield very few, if any effects with "the tank man's" picture on them. Some easy find on Google.cn can prove that. If anyone interested, you can copy and paste these find term and go to Google.cn to see for yourself: "89天安门广场事件" ('89 Tiananmen incident'), "64事件" ('64 incident'), and "六四" ('64').As you can see, even with its heavily censored state, Google.cn would yield effects of more specific topics, as indicated by the pictures. "The tank man" just has less overall impact on us, compared to another horrifying pictures and stories.The documentary has its historical value as well as contemporary social value. Today's China still breeds the issues that can provoke the mass, it still provides the soil on which social unrest continues to spawn. I often quote, "Those who do not learn from the past, are doomed to repeat it".But have we learned? Would we?
In fact,many chinese young folks didn't know 64shijian(Chinese word).We find 64 in Baidu(the largest softwares like google in our country),the page jump to other content.The first time I heard 6.4 is in middle school.I'm 12 that time.My classmate's father attended the activity(not in Beijing) .Last year,my uncle talked with his mate when was driving car.He said,nearly all folks who attend the 1989 was punished.They won't be trusted.Many company refused to agree them.Yes,it's real. However,the concludsions about farmers in vedio are wrong.The goverment pay much attention to education.To say the truth,if some one wish to go to school,most families can afford it!It's cheap to go to school. It's also not true about workers.13hours/Day?no hoilday?Nonexistent!At that time,my parents worked 8hours a day.Thay can receive one day to have a rest per week.Sometimes,they need to work over time,but they should receive additional money. Maybe we don't have enough democracy,but I'm OK!
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