The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.
An ex-convict's mother's worst suspicions about her son are confirmed when he is implicated in a murder
"A testimony about her." Her being the actor and vocalist Monica Zetterlund. At 25 in the beginning of her career. Monica sings with a trio at a concert. Returns to her empty home in Stockholm. Relaxes in loneliness. Next morning. An interview with writer Vilgot Sjöman. Then off to recording at a studio with the Phillips Recording Orchestra, featuring Jan Johansson on piano. Later a concert at Nalen in Stockholm.
Morse's "Testimony," the musical sequel to Spock's Beard's epic concept album "Snow," was brought to the state in November 2003, With seven other musicians, Morse performed his "Testimony" live in various cities over Europe. The show in Tilburg, Germany was filmed and recorded for this DVD release. Fans will enjoy an entire 3 1/2 hour concert plus a tour documentary on two DVD's. Christian prog rocker and former Spock's Beard member Neal Morse follows up his old band's epic concept album SNOW with a musical sequel of his own, TESTIMONY. This 2-volume set captures Morse's live performance of TESTIMONY in its entirety at a concert in Tilburg, Germany, as well as a behind-the-scenes tour documentary of his month-long stint of Europe in November of 2003. Includes Dream Theater's Mike Portnoy on drums and vocals.
THE TESTIMONY chronicles the largest rape tribunal in Congo's history.
Dr. James D. Tabor, a noted author and leading scholar specializing in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Second Temple period of Jewish history, leads this thought-provoking discussion about the Jews' witnessing of God's presence on Mount Sinai and the subsequent spread of the testimony of what they saw and heard. This lecture was originally released as part of a series exploring the Noahide movement, which considers the role of non-Jews in Judaism.
Johnny St. James was a young seminary student who lost his wife to a drunk driver. With his reason for living gone, John lost his faith and turned to alcohol. Ten years later, John is finally read to get his life back on track. With his best friend Hickey ('Eric Roberts') in tow John attends his first AA meeting. He soon finds that his road to recovery tested when he runs into the man who ran down his wife.
Long-time collaborators Mike Portnoy and Randy George as well as Neal Morse Band anchors, Bill Hubauer and Eric Gillette, join Neal as this group of master musicians perform Neal's world renowned classic album "Testimony" filmed LIVE in Nashville!
Neal Morse's "Testimony", the musical sequel to Spock's Beard's epic concept album "Snow", was brought to the stage in November 2003. With seven other musicians, Morse performed his 'Testimony' live in various cities over Europe. The show in Tilburg, Germany was filmed and recorded for this DVD release. The fans will enjoy nearly 3 1/2 hours of live footage (the entire concert) plus a tour documentary on two DVDs. Neal and his band, which includes Mike Portnoy from Dream Theater on drums and vocals, performed the whole double concept album plus two songs from Transatlantic (We All Need Some Light and Stranger In Your Soul) and one Spock's Beard classic (The Light). The tour was a massive musical undertaking, expertly executed by some of the top performing and studio musicians you are likely to hear.
Testimony 2 - Live in Los Angeles is Neal's most opulent live release as a solo musician at the Whittier Community Center from May 28, 2011. The tour itself was Neal's biggest tour ever to date and, for the US gigs only, features the reunion of most of the musicians from the original Testimony band: Neal's 2011 album Testimony 2 - the sequel to Testimony (2003) - could thus be performed live in full length by some of Neal's longtime friends Mike Portnoy, Eric Brenton, Rick Altizer and Mark Leniger. Mike Portnoy's wish to "finally" perform some of the greatest longtracks of Neal's solo catalog on a stage could be fulfilled. Wonderful renditions of "The Separated Man" and "Seeds of Gold" are surely a highlight on this release.
Mat Hoffman -- known as the Tony Hawk of BMX -- is profiled in this incredible look at his physics-defying style of bike riding. Footage includes Mat's time with the cast of MTV's "Jackass," the setting of his world record and his 50-foot ramp session. Also included are breathtaking rides with Chad Kagy, Kevin Robinson, Day Smith and Seth Kimbrough.
A witness speaks out his story and his fear.
Crewmembers discuss the production of Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon (1950), half a century after its release.
Oscar winner Ben Kingsley stars as Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich in this fascinating biopic from director Tony Palmer. Based loosely on Shostakovich's memoirs that were dictated to and edited by his colleague Solomon Volkov, the film focuses on the composer's complex dealings with Joseph Stalin and the Soviet government, a relationship that included official denunciations of his music and the periodic banning of his work.
With 2DVDs and 3CDs, Testimony 2 - Live in Los Angeles is Neal's most opulent live release as a solo musician. Both the DVDs and CDs capture the concert at the Whittier Community Center from May 28, 2011. The tour itself was Neal's biggest tour ever to date and, for the US gigs only, features the reunion of most of the musicians from the original Testimony band: Neal's 2011 album Testimony 2 - the sequel to Testimony (2003) - could thus be performed live in full length by some of Neal's longtime friends Mike Portnoy, Eric Brenton, Rick Altizer and Mark Leniger. Mike Portnoy's wish to "finally" perform some of the greatest longtracks of Neal's solo catalog on a stage could be fulfilled. Wonderful renditions of "The Separated Man" and "Seeds of Gold" are surely a highlight on this release.
The Testimony of Randolph Carter is based on Lovecraft's "The Statement of Randolph Carter," with some additional story material lifted from other Carter tales, especially "Through the Gates of the Silver Key." The film was shot on VHS using home equipment in 1987. It was filmed at various locations throughout Colorado. Part of the budget came from The Colorado College Award in Literature, a grant to fund independent educational projects.
June 25, 1950. When second lieutenant Jang has a date with his girl friend during weekend, numerous North Korean jet fighters make sudden air raids to the skies of Seoul. It is the beginning of Korean War. In spite of Korean Army's brave defense, North Korean army reddens South Korea with their state-of-the-art weapons. This movie describes the progress of war from the invasion in June 25, 1950 to the reclamation of territory on the basis of Sun-A's personal experience. Also this film reminds hard lessons from tragic history.
Michael York narrates this riveting documentary about Pope John Paul II, sharing little-known facts about the pontiff through interviews with his advisor, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, and never-before-seen footage from his early days. From amusing tidbits about the pope's fondness for karaoke to shocking secrets about an assassination attempt and an exorcism, the film's revelations paint a robust portrait of the much-loved spiritual leader.
University student Sugishita Nozomi, Naruse Shinji, Ando Nozomi and Nishizaki Masato end up coming upon the scene of the murder of the Noguchi couple, because of a plan they had devised. Nishizaki is arrested at the scene and is given a 10-year prison term because of his voluntary confession. 10 years later, Takano Shigeru, a former police officer who has misgivings about the verdict of this case, starts to pursue the truth. He is convinced that it all began as a result of an incident caused by Nozomi and Naruse on an island in the Seto Inland Sea in the summer 15 years. “They committed a crime at that time. It was for the sake of each N.”