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Subject: Daily Life

This smaller-scale history examines the basic events in people’s day-to-day lives, or focuses on events that are common to us all: birth, death, love, and losing at love.

10,000 BC

  • Director: Roland Emmerich
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Production Country: United States, South Africa

D'leh, a prehistoric hunter, must leave his idyllic, egalitarian village in pursuit of Bronze Age horse-riding nomads who have stolen his one true love, along with most of his tribe's viable breeders and replacement units; however, at the end of the road, the small, multicultural, multiethnic band of freedom fighters D'leh has assembled finds itself facing an enemy that is truly out of this world.

25 Watts

  • Director: Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Production Country: Uruguay

Leche, Javi, and Seba deal with pointless jobs, unwanted studies, and drug dealers, all of which hinders their desire to drink and have fun on their Saturday.

Abril Despedaçado (Behind the Sun)

  • Director: Walter Salles
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Production Country: Brazil, France, Switzerland

Tonho's sense of honor drives him to avenge his older brother's death by murdering one of the rival family's sons, leading him to wonder afterwards whether or not everyone would be better off if, rather than waiting for their own deaths as part of the unending feud, Tonho and his younger brother simply ran away with the circus and the beautiful acrobat, Clare.


  • Director: Enrique García Velloso
  • Release Date: 1914
  • Production Country: Argentina

Life under a dictator is repressive and harsh, but who is truly to blame for the rise of such people: the dictator himself or the society that birthed and nurtured him?

Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel)

  • Director: Kevin Sullivan
  • Release Date: 1987
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, Canada, United States

Having left Matthew and Marilla's home to make her own way in the world, Anne takes a teaching position at the Kingsport Ladies College, determined to inspire and enlighten those around her, only to find that not everyone understands or appreciates her belief that there can be more to a girl's life than the traditional expectations of marriage and motherhood–until she, too, is forced to admit that she may have made the biggest mistake of her own life when she refused Gilbert Blythe's marriage proposal before leaving Avonlea.

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