22 movies

The Windermere Children

January 27, 2020

The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Pharaoh

April 22, 2018

A young new pharaoh must face down tradition and family in order to find her place as a ruler.

Cotton Wool

October 10, 2017

A single mother suffers a devastating stroke leaving her teenage daughter and 7-year-old son to care for her, testing the family's strength to hold things together as their roles are reversed.

Starfish

October 28, 2016

Based on the real story of Tom and Nicola Ray from Rutland. Their perfect life is totally ruined in a single moment after Tom had developed sepsis. While her husband was in coma, Nicola gave birth to their second child on the other side of the same hospital. Within a matter of days, sepsis would rob Tom of both his arms and legs, and left his face severely disfigured. As an ordinary man, Tom never put himself at risk — he just woke up two months later in a nightmare, a face-off quadruple amputee... This incredible story of survival shows what can be overcome when love is unconditional.

I, Daniel Blake

October 21, 2016

A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

A disabled man wants to take his woman on a date. So the woman gives him a bath, gets him dressed, gets him in and out of the car, and feeds him lovingly. And then, at the end of the date, she gracefully says "Thank you for taking me out."

125 Years Memory

December 5, 2015

Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in this story of friendship and compassion: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890, and the evacuation of Japanese nationals from Iran in 1985. Virtuous director Mitsutoshi Tanaka's call for world peace received the VFX-JAPAN Award 2017 for Excellent Motion Picture and the 39th Japan Academy Film Prize in ten categories, including Best Art Direction, Best Sound Recording, Excellent Film and Excellent Director.

Silent Sufferers

August 1, 2015

“Silent sufferers” This film tells a harrowing story of a young woman’s struggle with death and abuse. It is the story of a young Australian girl who loses both parents and is forced to live with her abusive uncle. She is a prisoner in her own life.With none to turn to and a seemingly endless cycle of abuse ahead of her,How will she gain the strength to survive? This is her story

Testament of Youth

October 14, 2014

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Doubt

February 27, 2008

In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and authority.

Nooma Rhythm 011

August 1, 2006

What does it mean to have a relationship with God? What does it look like? For a lot of us it's a hard thing to fully understand. If God is an infinite spirit with no shape or form, how can we possibly relate to that? And what about Jesus? He said he came to give everyone life in its fullest. He came to show us how to live. Maybe it's through trusting Jesus and living the kind of life he taught us to live—a life of truth, love, justice, compassion, forgiveness, and sacrifice—that we have a relationship with God. Maybe the way we live every day, every single choice we make, determines how in tune with God we are.

Facing Windows

February 27, 2003

Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her.

Germans

May 9, 1997

A story about a German family during World War II with every family member having a different approach to Jews, raging from hatred to compassion.

Ты есть…

January 1, 1993

The Last Sacrifice

October 11, 1976

Based on the play of the same name by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Ostrovsky.

The rich merchant widow Yuliya Tugina is practically ruined by her lover, impoverished nobleman Vadim Dulchin, who loves only himself and gambling. Merchant Flor Fedulych in love with a young widow Yuliya Pavlovna. But all her thoughts are occupied by the handsome Dulchin. But the wise and prudent merchant builds his intrigue, and soon they will have to combine marriage with the unloved, but the rich.

La vida no vale nada

May 4, 1955

Pablo, a wandering laborer, has imprisoned himself in a hell of alcoholism. Cruz, a widow, reaches out to the troubled man, but even her compassion may not be enough to save him.

Sansho the Bailiff

March 31, 1954

In medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

A Christmas Carol

January 1, 1954

A Christmas Carol was written in London by Charles Dickens in 1843. Since that time it has been the subject of countless adaptations for theatrical productions, radio, film, television, and even the opera! This musical version, adapted by Maxwell Anderson for the television show Shower of Stars, features Fredric March (The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit) as the misanthropic Ebenezer Scrooge, who's redemption comes after a ghostly night-time journey through his Christmas Past, Present and Future, and March received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal. The great Basil Rathbone (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) co-stars as the ghost of Scrooge's dead partner Jacob Marley, in what many consider to be the best and most chilling portrayal of Marley ever.

Stairway to Light

November 3, 1945

This John Nesbitt's Passing Parade short tells the story of 18th Century French physician Dr. Philippe Pinel, who initiated enlightened, humane treatment of the mentally ill.

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