- 115 min
This fall, as the world remembers John Lennon on what would have been his 70th birthday, and the 30th anniversary of his death, American Masters airs LENNONYC, a new film that takes an intimate look at the time Lennon, Yoko Ono and their son, Sean, spent living in New York City during the 1970s. The film premieres nationally Monday, November 22 at 9pm on PBS.
- 85 min
Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, everyone wants either to be him or to have him. A car accident will leave his daughter in a strange coma and when everyone has given up she starts communicating with him, or is he going mad?
Lost down Memory Lane
- 87 min
Lost down Memory Lane is the first author's documentary, about living with Alzheimer's, seen exclusively through the eyes of people who suffer from it. Eight of them live together under constant supervision and care. They are all in the first phase of the disease: bouts of lucidity, forgetfulness and falling into oblivion constantly alternate. The patients live their lives, as long as they're capable. The film is a 'tranche de vie': a portrait of the daily coming and going of...
- 90 min
A revenge tale about a desperate C.I.A. agent on a mission to find the man who murdered his wife.
Music from the Big House
- 90 min
Rita Chiarelli's exploration of Louisiana's Angola Prison, its inmates and the blues music tradition they perform with her.
My Days with Gloria
- 82 min
Mystery film from Juan José Jusid
- 127 min
A truck driver takes a wrong turn and finds himself lost in a bleak Russian underworld, struggling to survive amidst increasingly violent reminders of the country's dark history. The first fiction film by acclaimed documentarian Sergei Loznitsa, MY JOY is a mischievous, ultra-nihilistic parable of post-communist Russia, shot by master cinematographer Oleg Muto.
Neither God, Nor Master or Husband
- 113 min
In 1896, Virginia Bolten, a well known thirty years old anarchist, arrives in Buenos Aires where she meets her friend Matilda, along with other women working in the mill Volpon Genaro, under the harsh conditions of the time.
Nine Nation Animation
- 82 min
- Film Noir
A cat and a mouse carry on a dysfunctional relationship in a futuristic landscape. A Chinese monk sets out on foot with a tiger during the Tang dynasty and happens upon the giant Buddhas of Bamiyan. Two bluecollar workers dissect the meaning of "normal" life, as the world crumbles around them. A box of matches succumb, to their detriment, to the appeal of a cigarette. Four people recount their various encounters—triumphant or terrifying, euphoric or down-to-earth-- with an unforgettable rite...
Not Your Time
- 25 min
Jason Alexander is an aspiring Hollywood screenwriter at the end of his rope in this engaging musical comedy.
Nothing's All Bad
- 90 min
Four people struggle with their sexual needs and their desire to be loved in this offbeat drama from Danish filmmaker Mikkel Munch-Fals. Anna (Mille Hoffmeyer Lehfeldt) is a lovely woman in her early 30s; however, after a bout with breast cancer she's has a mastectomy, and with only one breast she feels disfigured and incapable of finding a man. Jonas (Sebastian Jessen) is a man so good looking that he's constantly propositioned and has more lovers than he can count, but he still doesn't feel...
O samba que mora em mim
- 72 min
A documentary about the life in the slum Mangueira, where the famous samba school is located.
- Written by
- 83 min
October is the "purple month" in Lima, when the grey city's somber tones give way to processions celebrating the Lord of Miracles. Hope is reborn among the throngs of devotees who light candles and follow the processions, each in search of their own miracle. Tucked away in one of the Lima's modest flats lives Clemente, a small time loan shark with a penchant for reckless hookers, grave solitude, money lending and nothing else. Stuck in a shallow routine, Clemente lacks any real emotional...
- 80 min
Film student Oki makes a movie about a young man and an older man whom she both dated. She went to the mountains with both of these men, a year apart. In her movie, she shows her experiences with both of these men in different spaces. The parking lot, entrance of the mountain, in front of the gazebo, bathroom, in front of a wooden bridge, halfway up the mountain. We are able to see the differences between the two experiences, because they are portrayed side by side. We get an overall picture of...
Our Day Will Come
- 90 min
Redheaded teen Remy (Olivier Barthelemy) is bullied by his soccer teammates and drawn into fights with his younger sister and mother in their cramped apartment. After a flare-up of domestic violence, he flees home and is tracked down by a bitter guidance counsellor, Patrick (Vincent Cassel), also a redhead. Patrick looks upon Remy’s sullen insolence with both sympathy and disdain and decides to toughen him up. The two redheads realize that they are out of place in twenty-first century France....
- 138 min
Written and directed by Rachid Bouchareb, the film is a dramatic telling of three Algerian brothers' struggle for independence from France after WWII, and is a continuation of Bouchareb's Academy Award nominated Days of Glory.
After losing their family home in Algeria, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves to Paris to make...
- 90 min
There are places that you go to, and once is enough. And then there is Napoli. We journey through one of the biggest of jukeboxes in the world, a treasure chest of songs, from 1200 to now, conjuring distant stories and myths that still live, a repertoire that speaks of love, sex, jealousy, crime, poverty, irony, superstition, and social protest. Each song is a small screenplay, an emotional postcard sent from a city by the forces driving it. Passione is a musical adventure that comes directly...
- 89 min
On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Pound of Flesh
- 96 min
Based on true events: Noah Melville (Malcolm McDowell), a popular college prrofessor and confirmed sensualist, provides scholarships for gorgeous college girls through an escort service, whose satisfied clients include the chairman of the school board (Timothy Bottoms), the chief of police, and even the Mayor of their idyllic college town.
- Written by
- 81 min
Amber dreams of escaping her small town existence and persuades her friends to accompany her to find an apartment in the big city. When their transportation breaks down, she and her friends gratefully accept a ride in the back of a semi. But when the driver refuses to stop and they discover the cargo is hundreds of cartons of blood, they panic. Their panic turns to terror when the truck disgorges them into a dark, abandoned warehouse where blood-thirsty creatures learn to hunt human prey,...