Recently Added Films

Rok spokojnego slonca (A Year of the Quiet Sun)

  • Director: Krzysztof Zanussi
  • Release Date: 1984
  • Production Country: Poland, United States, West Germany

A Polish woman and her mother return home and attempt to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of World War II, while a soldier from the United States feels compelled to remain in Poland and help investigate a possible war crime involving his fellow soldiers. A chance meeting between the two could lead to romance, but both must come to terms with the past and the present before they can look toward a less-than-certain future together.

When the Mountains Tremble

  • Director: Newton Thomas Sigel, Pamela Yates
  • Release Date: 1983
  • Production Country: United States

Framed through the narrative and experiences of Rigoberta Menchú, a young Maya woman of the K'iche' people, this film documents the decades of oppression and atrocities a government composed mostly of Spanish-descent Guatemalans committed against Guatemalan indigenous peoples—and the struggle of those indigenous peoples to free themselves from generations of military and economic oppression.

The Real Glory

  • Director: Henry Hathaway
  • Release Date: 1939
  • Production Country: United States

In an effort to force hapless Christian natives to defend themselves from marauding Muslim pirates, United States military troops are withdrawn from the island of Mindanao, leaving only a group of officers to instruct the local militia in tactics and strategy. These men must accomplish their mission while fending off the depredations of the local pirates and dealing with a cholera epidemic.

Son of God

  • Director: Christopher Spencer
  • Release Date: 2014
  • Production Country: United States

A Jewish holy man recruits disciples and preaches compassion and charity until he runs afoul of both the Roman civil government and local religious leaders. Sold out by one of his own disciples, Jesus of Nazareth pays the ultimate price for his anti-establishment views—but his remaining disciples and followers insist that his death is not the end of the story.

Nowhere Boy

  • Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, Canada

Angered when he learns that his parents are actually his aunt and uncle, a young John Lennon seeks out his birth mother—yet discovers both rock 'n' roll and a musical legacy that sets him on a path to fame and fortune. But navigating the frothing packs of mostly female fans who flock after his band, The Beatles, may turn out to be easier than dealing with his anger at the mother who abandoned him and the aunt who raised him as her own son.

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