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Alone with her dreams

Lucia must stay behind under the care of her stern and overbearing grandmother in 1960's Sicily, while her parents and younger brother emigrate to France to find work. The girl is distraught and bitter about being left b...

Mambo man

Based on a true story. In 2017, after more than half a century since Castro's revolution, Cuba opens her arms to the West and the Yankee dollar. Born into communism, JC is a ‘big fish in a small pond', a local music prod...

Remembrance

Remembrance depicts a remarkable love story that blossomed amidst the terror of a German concentration camp in 1944 Poland. This impossible passion fuels the courage of a Polish prisoner who manages to rescue his Jewish ...

Where I belong

The politics of the Third Reich drove thousands into exile. For many, England was the first safe haven. When the war came to an end the world as they knew it had changed forever and many would not return to their homelan...

Einstein's universe

A documentary produced in 1979 by WGBH and the BBC to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein. Narrated and hosted by Peter Ustinov and written by Nigel Calder, the author of the accompanying book of the ...

Dark fortune

Eliane, a child psychologist is summoned to the hospital to help provide care for a young boy named Yves who is the sole survivor of a horrendous car wreck that claimed the lives of the boy's entire family. His remaining...

Amerika square

Athens 2016. The complexities of immigration are exposed when four lives collide within the backdrop of Amerika square.

Lila Lila

David, is a hapless waiter, who chances upon an unpublished manuscript of a novel in a dresser he buys at a flea market. To impress a girl, he claims to be the author of the manuscript. When the novel becomes a literary ...

Policeman

Yaron, an elite special operations squad leader, is the spiritual leader and alpha male among his peers, a small, highly trained team that is part of the Israeli Defense Ministry's Anti-Terrorism unit. Like a band of bro...

Dede

Gegi and David are brothers in arms returning home to the high snowy peaks of Svaneti. Gegi saved David's life on the battlefield, and is thus invited to be guest of honor at the latter's wedding to Dina. But by fateful ...

Nakom

Upon his father's sudden death, a talented medical student must return to his home village in Ghana to fight for his family's survival.

The president

The President and his family rule the land with a draconian fist, enjoying a privileged and luxurious existence at the expense of his miserable and oppressed subjects. After a coup d'etat uproots his position of power, t...

Mellow mud

Loneliness, disillusionment and the experience of first love reveal the character of Raya, a seventeen-year-old living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and her little brother Robis. A huge turn of events shakes up th...

Nuclear nightmares

From the late science writer Nigel Calder, this a visually frightening examination of the world's Cold War era nuclear weapon infrastructure. Host Peter Ustinov utilizes his wit and charm to narrate for the viewer how th...

Home from home chronicle of a vision

Set in a dreary, unforgiving mid-nineteenth century German village in Hunsruck, it captures the plight of hundreds of thousands of Europeans who immigrated to faraway South America to escape the famine, poverty and despo...

Freiheit = Freedom

Nora walks out on her husband Philip and their two children without a word of explanation. She wants to be free. Nora roams through a museum in Vienna, has sex with a young man, and hitchhikes to Bratislava. Meanwhile, i...

Calm at sea

In October of 1941, two German officers are gunned down in broad daylight in Nantes by French Resistance members, the first instance of German blood to be shed in this region. In retaliation, Hitler orders 100 Frenchmen ...

Botero

It is a poetic documentary of one of the world's most prolific living artists, Fernando Botero. Born in Medellin, Colombia in 1932 to a poor family, Botero witnessed the death of his father at an early age and experience...

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