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An epic yet intimate romantic drama that illuminates the storied lives of two bold young women, Weimar-era sisters Caroline and Charlotte von Lengefeld and the celebrated German poet Friedrich Schiller. Germany's official submission to the 2015 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film set in Europe in the late1700s but offers a surprisingly contemporary story of women who dared to flaunt convention as they approached love, marriage, sexuality and society on their own terms.
Gracie (Annika Marks) knows hangovers. She's intimately acquainted with them. But this time, why did she wake up, half-dressed, on a Florida beach, 1100 miles from home? Suspicious and distrustful of everyone, including a cafe owner (Sharon Lawrence) with a troubled history of her own, Gracie prefers the relief of alcohol - which had always worked for her. However, when she's arrested for public drunkenness, Gracie is given a choice...
Andre Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning Writer-Director John Ridley. The film covers a year in Hendrix's life from 1966-1967. He was unknown backup guitarist playing New York's Cheetah Club. He made his mark in London's music scene and eventually captured the respect of audiences during his Monterey Pop triumph. Also with Hayley Atwell, Imogen Poots and Ruth Negga.
Professor Henry Louis Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, continues his journey into the past to illuminate the familial histories of 29 of today's most recognizable names in sports, music, film, television, theatre, and literature. Each episode takes viewers on a journey through layers of ancestral history, uncovering familial secrets and sharing life-altering discoveries that ultimately reveal an intimate bond that links each individual's story together.
In each episode, host Pete Evans, one of Australia's top celebrity chefs, author and restaurateur, travels to a new location in the U.S. to challenge local chefs to join him in spur-of-the moment 'culinary jams' to create in one day a feast in an exciting location. Culinary guest stars include renowned chefs Jacques Pepin, Marcus Samuelsson, Anita Lo, Larry and Marc Forgione, Jonathan Waxman, Andy Ricker, Jeffrey Saad, and more.
Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903-October 14, 1977) was, without doubt, the most popular and influential multi-media star of the first half of the 20th century. For more than three decades, through radio, film, television and records, he reigned supreme. Crosby's estate, HLC Properties, Ltd., granted American Masters unprecedented access to the entertainer's personal and professional archives, including never-before-seen home movies, Dictabelt recordings, photos and more.
An inventive, lyrical ode to creativity and an intimate examination of the artistic impulses of Australian-born musician and cultural icon Nick Cave. In their debut feature, directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard fuse drama and documentary, weaving a staged day in Cave's life with never-before-seen verite observations of his creative cycle.
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War One with four gripping BBC productions ranging from documentary to docu-drama that unlock the mysteries of this important chapter in our history and share a fresh perspective on how it came to be.
The Hemingway name echoes through modern American life - but not just as a symbol of literary greatness. The name also carries with it stories of mental illness and suicide afflicting numerous Hemingway family members over the generations. Now, actress Mariel Hemingway herself tells her family's troubled tale in an incisive, revealing and ultimately uplifting new film.
A coming-of-age comedy that brings viewers back to simpler times - when overbearing moms, gruff dads and annoying siblings were par for the course. Documenting the ups and downs of growing up in a multigenerational family in the '80s, this freshman-season comedy has earned big laughs, offering viewers a charming and intimate look at an average American family -- just like yours, only slightly louder and more colorful.
Follows the family's story for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th president of the United States, and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry Franklin, a fifth cousin of theirs from a different branch of the family, who became the 32nd president. Together, they redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, and redefined, as well, the role of the United States within the wider world
Middle-aged high school music teacher Keith Reynolds (Guy Pearce) lives a comfortable if unexciting life in a suburb north of New York City with his wife Megan (Amy Ryan) and teenage daughter Lauren (Mackenzie Davis). Keith is an accomplished cellist but he can't seem to progress beyond being a substitute player in a New York orchestra. However, he is reenergized when teenage British exchange student and piano prodigy Sophie (Felicity Jones) comes to stay with the family. The mutual attraction between teacher and student is immediate - despite the fact that Sophie is the same age as Lauren.
Official Israeli Academy Award(R) submission for Best Foreign Language Film, won six awards of the Israeli Film Academy (including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay), and was an Official Selection of the Venice Film Festival. Directorial debut of Yuval Adler about a young Palestinian informant who must divide his loyalty between his militant brother and a paternal Israeli Secret Service officer.
Goes behind the scenes with the Egyptian national soccer team - the "Pharaohs" - and its former American coach, Bob Bradley. The film, by Egyptian filmmaker Hossam Aboul-Magd, follows the team's efforts to qualify for soccer's ultimate event for the first time in more than 20 years. In production for more than two years, the film sets the soccer team's challenge to succeed against the backdrop of the incredible turmoil in Egypt today.
Among the finest later films of Claude Chabrol, here he once again uses a murder mystery to expose the underlying tensions and deceptions of a close-knit community. A 10-year-old girl's violated body is found in the woods of a Brittany fishing village. Suspicion immediately falls on Rene (Jacques Gamblin), a painter and the girl's art teacher; he is apparently the last person to have seen her alive.
This three-part documentary series explores both the famous and little known aspects of the Civil War from the perspectives of the Union, the Confederacy and the millions of enslaved Americans struggling for freedom. Hosted by Ashley Judd, country singer Trace Adkins and Dennis Haysbert -all of whom have ancestors who were greatly affected by the war.
Featuring interviews with Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payneórevealing how the young men have matured and evolved since their very first explosive 2010 appearance on the X Factor.
Stars Thomas Kretschmann, Petr Fedorov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Mariya Smolnikova and Yanina Studilina. Directed by Fedor Bondarchuk from a screenplay by Ilya Tilkin and Sergey Snezhkin, based on chapters from the novel Life and Fate by Vasiliy Grossman. The film was produced by Alexander Rodnyansky, Anton Zlatopolskiy, Dmitry Rudovskiy and Sergey Melkumov, with Nataliya Gorina serving as executive producer.
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