The Weinstein Company has acquired screen rights to the Allison Winn Scotch novel "Time of My Life." The novel, which Random House will publish in October, focuses on a thirtysomething housewife who gets a chance to go back in time to eliminate the lingering doubts about what might have happened had she not settled down.
Mackie will play a Rasta from the isolated hills of Jamaica and Giamatti will play a British minister, both of whom accompany a 12-year-old Jamaican boy from the Kingston ghetto as they try to outrun gangsters.
Beware of the Stranger
- 6 min
Beware of the Stranger begins with a young woman sitting in a quiet forest clearing reading yet again a short letter from her boyfriend. It explains that even though he is in love with her, he has met another woman. As she reads, she hears a sound in the trees behind her, it's as if someone is calling her name, she looks around and sees no-one. Thinking that she has imagined it, she continues reading. Once again she hears the sound and it is someone calling her name but in a strange...
What Kind of Planet Are We On?
- 4 min
An female alien applies for Social Security Benefits. She seem to quality, but quickly learns all is not as it seems. She's left wondering what kind of planet is she on?
- 90 min
Inspired by a true story, Bare Knuckles stars Jeanette Roxborough as a desperate single mother who enters an underground Mixed Martial Arts competition in order to provide for her young daughter. Samantha Rogers (Roxborough) is a cocktail waitress who only holds onto her job out of sheer desperation. One night, while breaking up a bar brawl between a pair of belligerent women, Samantha makes a big impression on struggling fight promoter Sonny Cool (Martin Kove), who convinces her to test her...
Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus
- 79 min
What if you could harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger and inequality? By creating micro-credit, Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus achieved that goal and more, he started a revolutionary movement, the idea of sustainable social businesses.
Hür Adam: Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
- 163 min
The story is real story that tells about a man's life who has a very influential philosopher that had lived in between 1877-1960. His name is 'Said Nursi' and he is originally Kurdish. But, he speaks perfectly Turkish, Kurdish, Arabic, and Persian. He wrote and compiled too many books that had aimed to develop personal beliefs, the belief of faith, brotherhood, philanthropy, the loyalty of state, moreover, discovering the problems in Turkey; the reasons of weakness, poorness,...
To Catch a Dollar
- 74 min
Professor Muhammad Yunus never wanted to be a banker and he certainly never imagined winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Yet his quest to help the working poor invest in themselves led to both. Known as the father of microcredit, Yunus spent years developing the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, and in 1983 it became a fully licensed bank with a twist—it was owned by its borrowers—mainly poor women, and its mission is to eradiate poverty, not make a profit.
Yunus is famous for saying that in...
The Eagle Path
- 108 min
A military veteran and former mercenary, Frenchy (Van Damme) works as a taxi driver, hiding somewhere in East Asia, haunted by his past. After his driving shifts he often frequents the Eagle's Nest, a seedy bar that houses a caged eagle. In the midst of the chaotic Asian traffic Frenchy picks up a beautiful female passenger who will change him forever.
Driven by dark memories of his childhood, he becomes determined to improve her life and, without her approval, he embarks on a journey which...
- 83 min
A fairytale thriller film set one night in a 1930's London theatre where all is not what it seems.
- 70 min
A silent film directed by Dan Pritzker and starring Jackie Earle Haley and Shanti Lowry, Louis will premiere in US cities in late August with live musical accompaniment by Wynton Marsalis, renowned pianist Cecile Licad and a 10-piece all-star jazz ensemble. Marsalis will play a score comprised primarily of his own compositions. Licad will play the music of 19th century American composer L.M. Gottschalk. The group will perform live with the film in a series of special performances in New York...
Cameroon Love Letter (For Solo Piano)
- 70 min
Prolific Philippine filmmaker Khavn De La Cruz pays tribute to Cameroon, a nation that has long embraced Philippine cinema, in this work that combines documentary footage with a narrative that mirrors the style of soap operas from De La Cruz's native land. As the director presents a portrait of life in Cameroon through images shot on the streets as they happened, he weaves in the story of a romance told through the letters exchanged between a man and a woman. A man travels to Cameroon after his...
- 86 min
Mountain guide, Emily Wilks, is forced to lead a group of men up the perilous Devil's Peak. But leading the group up Devil's Peak is just a stalling tactic until Emily reveals her own dark secret.
The Wedding Party
- 97 min
Steve Thompson, a lovable anti-hero, is the youngest son in the gloriously flawed Thompson family. In a bid to save himself from financial ruin, Steve does the unthinkable and agrees to marry Ana, a Russian woman seeking residency in exchange for a huge sum of cash. Behind closed doors the deal is done, a secret wedding is arranged & in no time life will be back to normal, or so Steve thinks... Until a nosy family friend gets wind of the wedding plans and before sundown the whole Thompson...
Audrey the Trainwreck
- 85 min
A man meandering through his life finds something like love with a woman in the same boat in this independent comedy drama from filmmaker Frank V. Ross. Ron (Anthony J. Baker) is a guy in his early thirties who works for a company that makes automatic teller machines. Ron doesn't hate his job but doesn't like it much, either, and after a day at the office he doesn't have much to say to most of his friends or his roommate, Scott (Danny Rhodes), unless he sinks into a bad mood and starts ranting...
- 85 min
Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories deal with married couples of various ages confronting the turning points of their relationships. A fourth story is interwoven throughout, providing bookends and context in the form of a story about ten year old twins, who, tired of sharing their...
A period love story based on the love story between writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre. The film revolves around the Jazz Age icons Fitzgerald, famed for writing "The Great Gatsby," and Zayre known for living large, soaring high and crashing hard. Although they were both the toast of the town during the roaring '20s, their courtship and marriage was festooned with jealousy and acrimony with both parties using the relationship as the basis for their various novels.
- 12 min
This short film from Sweden is now eligible for an Oscar in the short film category. What is it about? You'll have to wait and see for yourself.
A Buddy Story
- 84 min
Buddy is a struggling NYC musician touring the northeast with his pet turtle. Buddy's neighbor Susan seeks an opportunity for escape from her abusive boyfriend, and tags along on Buddy's tour. From a rough biker bar to a 100-year-old's birthday party and other odd stops along the way, Buddy and Susan come to realize that it's not the road's end that matters, but rather the road itself.
Places on the Run
Feature length drama about a down and out musician who embarks on a road-trip across America to give it one more try. Along the way he encounters a young runaway prostitute who changes his life forever. Featuring 24 original songs written and performed by the cast.