A retired high school English teacher is confronted by a former student who failed her class 15 years prior. He then prepares for her a belated book report -- an off-kilter documentary on the magic of reading and teaching Moby-Dick.
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This illustrated talk invites us to reimagine the bloody, transformative American Civil War-and the men and women who fought it-through surviving objects that they wore, wrote, carried, painted, sculpted, or collected during this transformative upheaval.
When Isabella mysteriously disappears, her husband Ronny becomes obsessed with finding her. To cling onto memories of her Ronny takes a job at the very same car park that Isabella vanished from. Each night, Ronny stands in the exact spot he last saw the love of his life as he desperately attempts to retrace his own footsteps hoping they may provide details that could aid his investigation.
This video lecture will follow the remarkable man from his birth, the illegitimate son of a minor notary in a provincial town, to his death in France where he had been given a castle by his last great patron, King Francis I. At the end of this presentation, viewers will have learned about many of da Vinci's major accomplishments, and how one man succeeded in bringing together all of the perspectives and ambitions of the Renaissance.
Two pals on a road trip are mistakenly accused of murder. Luckily, there's a lawyer in the family - cousin Vinny (Joe Pesci), who barely passed the bar exam!
Sally Potter's Film follows a day in the life of Leo (Javier Bardem) and his daughter, Molly (Elle Fanning), as he floats through alternate lives he could have lived, leading Molly to wrestle with her own path as she considers her future.
Ray and Danny are the wild men of the Windy City's police force. The pair's unorthodox methods get results in a tough town - until they come up against Julio Gonzales, a smooth-talking drug dealer who is bucking to become Chicago's first Spanish Godfather. Trying to nail Gonzales, they blow a delicate undercover operation and are sent on a forced vacation to Key West, where they discover the good life of warm weather and warmer women.
A female WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.
After learning their company has been illicitly spying, collecting and selling data on them, three unlikely friends band together to fight back against a lecherous boss and the company's maniacal, Tarzan-obsessed CEO.
Plumb Marigold is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of her life: The Olympic Trials. But when an injury forces her to take an unexpected day off, Plumb wanders into a bakery where the aimless boy behind the counter catches her eye.
An action adventure about a young boy who stumbles into a strange world and befriends five Kung Fu kangaroos who embodying the virtues of benevolence, righteousness, integrity, wisdom, and loyalty. The young boy helps the "Rooz" battle the evil Komodo and, in the process, finds his own warrior virtues.
When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married suitor, Leonard Vole, is accused of the crime. Vole's only hope for acquittal is the testimony of his wife... but his airtight alibi shatters when she reveals some shocking secrets of her own!