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The Silent Child
Inspired by real-life events, this Oscar -winning short follows Libby, a profoundly deaf child nearing her first day at school. Her emotionally distant, overwhelmed mother and workaholic father seek out a quick fix to make their 'broken' child more equipped…
Sing - Mindenki
Based on a true story, this Oscar-winning short film follows an award-winning school choir and the new girl in class facing a tough choice: to stand up against a corrupt system, or to fit quietly into it. SING is a…
The General
Consistently ranked among the greatest films ever made, Buster Keaton's The General is so brilliantly conceived and executed that it continues to inspire awe and laughter with every viewing.
Fame High - The Talented Students at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts
From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, FAME HIGH captures the in-class and at-home drama, competition, heartbreak, and triumph during one school year at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA). Talented teenagers reach…
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill
In a celebration of urban wildness, THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL follows formerly homeless street musician Mark Bittner into San Francisco's avian subculture, where a remarkable flock of wild green-and-red parrots live and work to survive. Dubbed the "Bohemian…
Her Majesty
As a small New Zealand town prepares for a once-in-a-lifetime royal visit, a popular thirteen-year old girl, Elizabeth, who dreams of meeting the Queen, finds her fervent hopes put in jeopardy when she develops an unlikely, life-changing friendship with Hira,…
Royal Wedding
Fred Astaire and Jane Powell star as a brother and sister dance team that is invited to England to perform at the same time as the royal wedding of Princess Elizabeth. Nominated for Best Original Song at the Academy Awards…
The Kid
Charlie Chaplin was sitting atop the movie world in 1921 when he decided (against heavy studio resistance) to make THE KID, his first dramatic comedy -- a tale of an abandoned baby adopted by an impoverished tramp and the life…
Kedi - The Cats of an Ancient City
Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they've wandered in and out of people's lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Winner of Best First…
Living on One Dollar - Fighting Poverty Through Empowerment and Understanding
This award-winning documentary is a tool to help empower the extreme poor to take the first steps out of poverty. The film follows the story of four young friends who set out to live on just one dollar a day…
The Gold Rush
Charlie Chaplin's comedic masterwork--which charts a prospector's search for fortune in the Klondike and his discovery of romance forever cemented the iconic status of Chaplin and his Little Tramp character. Shot partly on location in the Sierra Nevadas and featuring…
This Beautiful Fantastic
A contemporary fairy tale revolving around the unlikely of friendship between a reclusive young woman with dreams of being a children's book author and a cantankerous widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London.…
Skippy and the Intruders
Undeniable hero of the Australian TV and pop culture scene, Skippy The Bush Kangaroo takes a giant leap into his first ever feature film in SKIPPY AND THE INTRUDERS. In this rarely seen 1969 stand-alone production, two suspicious divers arrive…
The Red Turtle - La tortue rouge
The revered Studio Ghibli ( Spirited Away ) joined forces with artist Michael Dudok de Wit to create this stunning Oscar -nominated animated fable set on a desert island. A shipwrecked sailor washes ashore and explores his new home. He…
White Lion
A young African boy named Gisani finds himself destined to protect a rare and magnificent white lion cub named Letsatsi who is cast from his pride and is forced to survive on his own. After many perilous adventures young Letsati…
That Sugar Film
That Sugar Film is on man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly…
The Pilgrim
The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.
Getting to the Nutcracker - The Making of a Christmas Classic
Every Christmas The Nutcracker is performed in cities around the world. What does it take to produce this timeless ballet? Witness the passion of young dancers, from auditions to the final, triumphant performance.
A Cat In Paris
By day, a child's beloved companion - by night, a rooftop-roaming thief! Meet Dino, a common house cat who lives a double life. He's the loyal pet of Zoe, a lonely little girl who lives with her busy single mother…
Tomorrow - Real Solutions to Save the Planet
What if telling a story that gives hope by pointing out solutions was the best way to solve the ecological, economic and social crises that shake our world? Following the publication of a study forecasting the possible extinction of mankind…