Based on figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, experts estimate that there are currently 7-10,000 tigers being kept by private individuals in the United States. Twenty-four of them live in Flat Rock, Indiana, in Dennis H’s backyard.
Two years after the 9/11 attacks, Zia Rahman went before the zoning board in his hometown of Voorhees, New Jersey. He had applied to build a mosque on the site of a derelict building he was ready to purchase. A storm of controversy erupted, along with rumors the mosque would attract extremists and terrorists.
When asked what he would do differently in the years since his ALS diagnosis, 34-year-old Stephen Heywood replied, “Have more sex on film.” SO MUCH SO FAST is a black- humored cliffhanger of romance, guerilla science and the redefinition of time from Oscar nominees Steven Ascher & Jeanne Jordan.
When a Swedish woman named Hilde Back sponsored a young, impoverished Kenyan student, she thought nothing of it. She paid rough- ly $15 dollars per term to keep him in primary school. She certainly never expected to hear from him, but many years later, he appears in her life.
Bearing witness to a dramatic unfolding of historic events, the filmmaker spends over four years gathering stories from all sides of the clergy sex abuse crisis. Resisting simplistic or sensational explanations, Holy Water-Gate instead bravely investigates disturbing and unanswered questions of this tragedy, provid- ing razor sharp insight into the causation and consequences of the sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
In a crowded part of a small city, each day after school, Alexandra, Vlad, Chrysa and the rest of their crew gather in front of Christos’ house to play soccer until bedtime.
Crazy Wisdom is the story of the life, teachings, and crazy wisdom of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, “the bad boy of Buddhism.” Called a genius, rascal, and social visionary, Trungpa is widely considered the most influential figure to bring Tibetan Buddhism to the West.
Interviews with Mockbee’s peers and scenes with those he’s influenced infuse the film with a larger discussion of architecture’s role in issues of poverty, class, race, education, social change and citizenship.
This documentary is a gripping account of this great adventure that goes far beyond the epic story. By drawing the viewer inside the individual experiences, this incredible story of human triumph, and Shackleton’s great leadership, is revealed.
Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship Enterprise, to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband Brad on this star’s playful and profound trek for life, liberty, and love.