Survival is not enough. Fariba Tabrizi has made it. Under peril of death she has fled from Iran. In Germany she has no alternative way of avoiding the threat of deportation other than to assume the identity of a deceased co-detainee. So what happens after a few month in which she has tried to come to terms with a situation which is actually an insufferable one for her? How does Fariba live not only in this external state of exile but also in an inner state of exile? The term "in orbit" is officially used by the UN to refer to asylum-seekers who find themselves orbiting around planet Earth because they can actually find legal domicile nowhere at all.
DECODING THE PAST goes far beyond the bestseller lists to reveal the truth about Opus Dei. Founded in 1928 by Spaniard Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, it encourages members, most of whom are lay professionals, to find God through work and daily life. The most orthodox commit to a celibate life, live in Opus Dei residences, give the majority of their income to the organization, and practice corporal mortification, the infliction of self-pain as a holy act of sacrifice. Now, Opus Dei leaders grant unprecedented access as we lift the veil surrounding their mysterious organization to reveal the truths and demystify the myths.
In this documentary Istanbul is unveiled and the real Istanbul is shown by way of the back door, the philosophy behind the culture is revealed.
An undercover investigation about the British Muslim women who support the ideology of ISIS.
A look at Islam over the last twenty years.
Yoga Unveiled is a breathtaking journey of sight and sound that illuminates the essence of yoga as its creators understood it thousands of years ago. Harnessing the colorful commentary of the most prominent yoga scholars, teachers and medical experts, Yoga Unveiled reveals how yoga began, tells the story of its passage to the West, describes its numerous branches, recounts the fascinating biographies of the foremost yoga masters, and explores the astonishing medical potential of yoga. Stunning cinematography, ornate visual displays and stirring music create a truly enchanting viewing experience.
In American Sign Language (ASL) with subtitles available in English, Spanish and Canadian French. This powerful documentary uses real life experiences from Deaf people of varied social, racial, and educational boundaries showing how this form of oppression does lasting and harmful damage. Bonus materials include directors' comments from Ben Bahan and H-Dirksen Bauman and additional scences. Teachers: This film is a wonderful tool for beginning ASL students, as an introduction to a side of Deaf culture that cannot be found in any textbook.
When Western forces brought down the Taliban in 2001, they claimed that part of their mission was to 'help liberate the women of Afghanistan' who had been refused basic human rights under that regime. Is this actually the case though?
Documentary / Sci-Fi/Fantasy - UFO activity is on the increase. Governments are finally dropping clues about what they know. The Vatican has said that the existence of aliens does not counter biblical teaching. Nick Pope worked for the British Ministry of Defense as the man in charge of researching UFO cases. He is the world's leading expert and has been called the "Real Fox Mulder." In this frank and open discussion, Pope explores the possibilities and gives some expert advice on catching UFO's on camera and much more.
Wildlife photographer Benny Rebel returns to his native Iran to document its little-known wilderness and extraordinary collection of plants and animals - from wild donkeys to cheetahs, leopards, striped hyenas, golden eagles and giant lizards.
European discovery and exploration of the San Francisco Bay Area and its island began in 1542 and culminated with the mapping of the bay in 1775. Since then the city has never looked back and continued to make the headlines for one reason or the other. Besides offering unmatched charms to visitors and citizens alike, the city also took the lead in organizing labor.This historic set of videos provides a close up view of various aspects of life in the Jewel city in a charmingly informative manner and explains, at least partly, what prompted Senator Robert Kennedy to say, "I love this city, if I am elected, I will move the White House to San Francisco!"
Story of a family torn apart when Teiji (Mori), the father, develops intimate feelings for a runaway (Kuga) the family has taken into their home.
David Tutera: Unveiled is an American reality television series on WE tv starring David Tutera, a wedding planner for celebrities. In the show, women send tapes to Tutera asking for help planning their events. After selecting the bride to be, he goes to help them, and puts his own touch to the plans, creating a "dream event" for each woman. He makes his alterations with just three weeks before each woman's event. The show premiered in October 2008, with subsequent seasons starting in September 2009, June 2010, January 2011, November 2011, and September 2012. The first two seasons profiled women and weddings in the New York City metro area, while the third took the series on the road, helping brides-to-be in Dallas and Los Angeles, among other places. The series' title first was changed to My Fair Wedding With David Tutera: Unveiled for season 5. It was announced in March 2013 that the series has been renewed for an eight episode sixth season and will feature all types of events, not just limited to weddings. The upcoming season also features a series title change to David Tutera: Unveiled. It will premiere on September 7, 2013.