True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
There's no subject too dark as the comedian skewers taboos and riffs on national tragedies before pulling back the curtain on his provocative style.
This coming of age story set in the 1960s takes a look at the effects of a couple's break-up on a sensitive, thirteen year old Jewish boy in the 1960s.
After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava Andersson, who visits from Chicago, after a failed marriage, to bury her ma. Ava seduces Ben into reliving their courtship, which she traumatically broke off without a goodbye. Jesse reacts furiously, even backseats his own football scholarship bid, rather pa's projected ambition, in favor of a writing summer course
When facing even the most dire of situations, the strength of the human spirit prevails.
Jewish Prayers are paired with original HD nature video "windows" --accompanied by naturally occurring sounds--providing meaningful and personal support. Research affirms the importance of spiritual and religious continuity and The Spirit Window answers the call by offering nurturing, inspirational, emotional and psychological reinforcement anytime, anywhere.
When a young Egyptian married couple runs into serious issues the family steps in.
Everything but the Girl, Eyeless in Gaza and other bands from the London-based independent record label Cherry Red contribute mightily to this music video collection for "Pillows and Prayers," a 1982 compilation album of Cherry Red artists. Songs include Marine Girls' "A Place in the Sun," Jane's "It's a Fine Day," Eyeless in Gaza's "New Risen," Monochrome Set's "Jet Set Junta" and Everything but the Girl's "On My Mind."
Jean-Luc Godard addresses two filmic letters to young Israeli soldiers who were sentenced after refusing to intervene in the occupied territories.
The film follows Mr. Shi, a retired widower from Beijing. When his only daughter, Yilan, who lives in Spokane, Washington and works as a librarian, gets divorced, he decides to visit her to help her heal. However, Yilan is not interested. She tries keeping an emotional distance but when this finally fails she begins physically avoiding her father. He confronts her about an affair with a married Russian man and she, in turn, lets loose about all the gossip she'd heard as a young girl about his alleged affair with a female colleague back in China.
An underground Brotherhood battling the demonic forces that thrive in the shadows of society find themselves unwillingly up against an evil more powerful than any one of them has ever seen... or so they think. Their faith, trust and friendship is put to the test as they discover that the true path to redemption - is sacrifice.
Two brothers, who are the leaders of a gang of outlaws, besiege the village of White City. They rob and terrorize the people of the surrounding countryside which attracts the attention of a bounty hunter who upon arrival becomes involved in their plight. (SWDB)
Memory Surfaces and Mental Prayers is a collection of works that address the desire to transcend the perceptual and cognitive structures of experience.
A girl with two male companions in a room is a space where the mind's eye wanders!
On this DVD you'll find two seperate and dinstinct performances, one at the peak of the original line-up in 1998 live in Brussels, the other featuring Corgan's latest formation since 2011 live in New York. Both shows display the intensity and quality of one of alt rock's best band!
Six strangers meet in Hong Kong for a three week no-budget film shoot, full of enthusiasm for the project. But as time wears on cracks begin to show as tight schedules, cramped conditions, location problems, personality clashes and the stress of shooting on the fly combine to put strain on the entire cast and crew. And it doesn't help that nobody's getting paid. As time passes they struggle to remember why they signed up in the first place, leading to reflections on the value of being a 'starving artist' and the limits of artistic integrity - and explosive confrontations that jeopardize the whole project.
Blending music, poetry and mellow images, this soothing video offers a great way to ease the stress of everyday living and enter a world of serenity. Actor Michael York narrates three 35-minute segments featuring tranquil sights and sounds. William Shakespeare, Robert Frost, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mother Theresa and others provide the verse while Secret Garden, Michael Hoppé, Ron Clearfield and Patrick Ki supply the music.
A young African visual artist has a sly plan to break through into the global arts market (Jim Chuchu). The work that was commissioned by the Performa Festival in New York stars Kenyan singer, songwriter, actress, radio and reality television personality Patricia Kihoro.
2010 short video work by Canadian artist Mark Lewis
Prayers is an anime set in the year 2014 where the young of Japan have rebelled against the government for segregating Shibuya and declared themselves to be independent of Japan. In the city, there are special people called "prayers" who fight in literal band battles in which the power of their songs can incapacitate or even kill rival contestants.
Koto unknowingly seals away the Sun Goddess Amaterasu, and now she is in a different world and can't return. Meeting priestesses who combat the evil in this strange place she learns that Black Towers throughout the land keep Amatersu sealed away and are guarded by evil monsters. Koto must now find a way to help defeat these monsters and return the world to the way it was.