37 movies

Beat Goes On

December 1, 2019

Beat Goes On is an impressionistic portrait of the activist Keith Cylar (1958–2004), co-founder of Housing Works and a central figure in the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) NY. Cylar spoke clearly, frequently and with moral force about the struggles of people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City, many of whom were impoverished and struggling with multiple social and medical problems. His openness about his own drug use and the centrality of the fight against the criminalization of drugs for AIDS activism make Cylar's legacy especially resonant and relevant at this time.

Colin, from the North East of England has been an inspiration to thousands, raising money by running marathons in Big Pink Dresses. The documentary gives an insight into Colin’s fundraising journey, the highs and lows he has faced along the way, and why it may be time to hang up the dress.

Gloriana

November 6, 1916

A newly adopted girl is doted on by her adopted father but faces indifference from her adopted mother. An incomplete copy exists at the National Archives Of Canada and the Library of Congress.

My Human Self

March 6, 2017

The inspiring story of the unemployed man who stood up against the Greek crisis and created a social kitchen for the homeless and refugees.

The adventures of teenagers Malcolm Scott and Phillip Harrison as they improve on Einstein's Theory of Relativity, and save the world.

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

A man befriends his reclusive neighbor.

The Walk

February 27, 2005

Charity walkers raising funds for cancer research by crossing the Sahara Desert argue and squabble over their relationships in the past. However when one of their number gets lost each walker begins to put their life in perspective and make decisions on where their real priorities lie.

The Virgin of Charity

January 1, 1930

Young man who had lost his father falls in love with the local Chieftain's daughter, who opposes the romance. Only a miracle can save the couple's love affair and Our Lady of Charity intervenes in the name of justice.

Smith

June 28, 1939

John Smith, a middle-aged married man, is made redundant by his employer; at a loss and despairing, his friend Harry Jones suggests applying to the Embankment Fellowship Centre, a charity that provides hostelling, retraining and help finding work for men in his position.

Tohoku Tomo

March 12, 2014

A documentary film telling the story of true friendship and commitment to Japan’s recovery by the international community following the Great East Japan Earthquake. Many of these people dropped what they were doing and dedicated themselves to Japan’s recovery. Many of these them even took it upon themselves to establish non-profit organizations aimed at connecting with and rebuilding Tohoku and its communities.

Noel Gallagher and Gem Archer of British rock band Oasis are joined by percussionist Terry Kirkbride to perform an intimate live acoustic set at the Union Chapel in London, England for the Mencap Little Noise Sessions.

Heart of an Empire

March 31, 2007

A very visible, but misunderstood group dressed as Star Wars Stormtroopers do charity work worldwide. The story comes full circle when the amputee founder's own daughter is diagnosed with cancer and this surrogate family he created comes to his aid. We follow their public and private worlds in this documentary.

Charité biz'ness

August 26, 1998

The Run

April 1, 2018

The Run is a feature length documentary film which follows Australian Pat Farmer’s test of human spirit and behind the scenes drama as he runs the length of India – 80 kilometres a day for 64 days with the backdrop of colourful, enchanting, challenging, organized chaos of India, which will saturate your senses.

Red Nose Day 2019

May 23, 2019

Hosted by Terry Crews, the fifth annual "Red Nose Day" special showcased a night of music, comedy and Hollywood's biggest names. The star-studded evening featured performances including Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton and beloved comedic talent who will join the fun with their own entertaining Red Nose Day spin. Also, the reimagining of the classic Daryl Hall and John Oates hit "You Make My Dreams" with talent including Julianne Hough, Rob Gronkowski and "This Is Us" star Chrissy Metz. Sketches include Kate McKinnon and Lilly Singh. The highly anticipated short film "One Red Nose Day and a Wedding" as well as an appeals film with "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia rounds out the event.

Stilte

October 11, 2012

A talented singer is on the verge of realizing her dream when a terrible tragedy strikes. She survives the ordeal and relocates to a farm in Oudtshoorn where she undergoes a journey of regaining her faith and purpose in life.

Vicente Ferrer

January 9, 2014

Vicente Ferrer traveled to India in his youth as a member of a Jesuit mission. Years later, he returns to the Asian country in the company of a group of collaborators to develop his humanitarian work. Agustín Crespi directs this biographical film that takes place in India and reviews the last 30 years of the Spanish aid worker and his struggle to help the most disadvantaged . Vicente Ferrer was a figure admired for his humility, his perseverance and his dedication to others, work that was recognized with prestigious awards as the Prince of Asturias de la Concordia. Manuel Arias takes on the challenge of embodying the former curator of Barcelona, a man whose complex idiosyncrasies try to reveal this work. A personality impossible to understand completely without the figure of Anna Ferrer, played by Aída Folch. Folch incarnates the English girl who fell in love with the worker, given in body and soul, from the age of 21, to the cause of her future husband.

We Are the World: The Story Behind the Song is a documentary which examines how the song was written, how producer Quincy Jones and songwriters Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie persuaded some of the most popular performers in America to donate their services to the project, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the marathon recording session that produced the single.

The Guy Who Came Back

August 16, 1951

Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.

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