1,300 views Mirza Ebrahim Khan, travels past in time to introduce cinematography to the previous king who can afford to pay for the new industry. But Nasser-e-din Shah takes an interest in the actress starring "Dokhtare Lor" movie and becomes an actor.
1,290 views Marvel at 100 Years of exploration. Go to the North Pole and Back. Watch some of the most significant expeditions in History through the eyes of National Geographic.
1,280 views In the early 1810s, Poles, part of Russia's client state of Lithuania, think independence will come if they join forces with Napoleon when he invades Russia. This unity of purpose, in one district, is undermined by two families, feuding since the head of one shot the head of the other twenty years before. There are hopes of a reconciliation through a marriage of Pan Tadeusz, a Soplica, whose father, the murderer, is in hiding somewhere, and Zosia, a teen-aged girl, a Horeszko who lives in the household of Pan's uncle. Other cross-currents - of love, family, politics, village traditions, land reform, and what it means to be Polish - give the film texture. It's an exile's story.
1,280 views Following the Mexican-American War, a small group of discharged U. S. Cavalrymen, led by Angus McKane (Jim Davis), stays on in California after the war and, through treachery, seizes a Spanish land grant, thereby gaining control of a vast area of what became the states of Arizona and California.
1,270 views The film crystallizes the loss of American sovereignty and personal liberty while viewing events with a Christian perspective. Interwoven with nearly 20 expert speakers are historical re creations such as Washington crossing the Delaware and the Alamo. The film includes explosive new music by Charlie Daniels.Infused through out is a call to courage and hope, with an answer to the challenges presented.
1,270 views A story about greed, politics and the land grab of the century, ZIPPER chronicles the battle over an American cultural icon. Small-time ride operator, Eddie Miranda, proudly operates a carnival contraption called the Zipper in the heart of Coney Island's gritty amusement district. When his rented lot is snatched up by a real estate mogul, Eddie and his ride become casualties of a power struggle between the developer and the City of New York over the future of the world-famous destination. Be it an affront to history or simply the path of progress, the spirit of Coney Island is at stake. In an increasingly corporate landscape, where authenticity is often sacrificed for economic growth, the Zi...
1,260 views Documentary journey into the life and work of the artist William Turnbull widely recognized as one of the pioneers of modernism in Britain. In a life that has spanned an era from horse-drawn transport to the Internet, Beyond Time chronicles Turnbull's intimate involvement in the critical developments of modern art and explores his experiences in Paris, London and New York where he befriended and worked alongside artists like Alberto Giacometti, Richard Hamilton, Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman. The film's distinguished cast pays homage to Turnbull's painting and sculpture and express their belief that he stands alongside the great masters of Twentieth Century art.
1,250 views After nearly four decades faithfully serving his parish in South Melbourne, Father Bob Maguire has acquired a reputation as a controversial and irreverent figure. His battles with church hierarchy have become legend. His forthright approach, insightful wit and dedication to improving the lives of others has made him an inspiration not just in his parish but throughout Australia. In Bob We Trust begins with Father Bob facing his greatest challenge. Despite the 'promise of a parish for life', the Archbishop of Melbourne invites him to retire. What follows is a David and Goliath story of biblical proportions as the dissident priest, loved by the faithful and the secular alike, resists the autho...
1,240 views Carla Van Oven becomes an allied spy for the British intelligence in The Netherlands during World War 2, although she is suspected of having cooperated with the Germans in the past. Colonel Pieter Deventer of Dutch intelligence agrees that she may train to join a team in the resistance movement, led by resistance leader The Scarf. The team starts to suffer heavy losses after she has joined them. Is she a traitor?
1,220 views A distinguished English gentleman has a secret life--he is the notorious jewel thief the press has dubbed "The Amateur Cracksman". When he meets a woman and falls in love he decides to "retire" from that life, but an old friend comes to him with a predicament that entails him committing one last job.