Revolutionary French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard conducts a twenty-five minute interview with influential and acclaimed American director Woody Allen on the cultural radiation, the ubiquity and significance of Television, and how Television compares with cinema as a medium and form of expression.
Katsu, a fugitive youth on the run from the yakuza, returns to his birthplace and begins an affair with the cinema owner.
The story takes place in an unnamed Japanese city, and follows five students at Shinyo Academy as they try to piece together the puzzle of a new drug and recent disappearances among the student populace. While the teachers believe them to only be runaways, the female students whisper among themselves about the urban legend Boogiepop, who is said to be a Shinigami.
Regarded as one of the boldest films of the "liberal" 1970s, this award-winning classic is directed by the great Hussein Kamal and written by the controversial Ihsan Abdel Quoddous and featuring a superb cast. A color saturated melodrama and a profound analysis of seventies society and decadence.
The Morning Sun Shines is a fiction-documentary film by Kenji Mizoguchi and Seiichi Ina. The film is a combination of a drama about a reporter, and documentary footage about newspaper production. Only 25 minutes of footage has survived.
By focusing on the experiences of 25-year-old Nadine Zaidan, who was one of the thousands of activists who gathered in Beirut’s Martyrs’ Square in the chaotic days immediately following the assassination of Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri in February of 2005, Beirut Diaries explores critical transformations and crucial questions facing contemporary Lebanon. With this insightful video diary, director Mai Masri chronicles the political ferment embodied in the March 11th Movement, also known as The Cedar Revolution, as people of all factions, ages and religious affiliations passionately debate such issues as Syria’s influence in Lebanese politics, the establishment of an international commission to investigate Hariri’s assassination and the organization of free parliamentary elections.
One of the first Iraqi films.
Short film documenting a woman dancing
For 8 months, the director, who signs with this documentary her first film, knew how to be accepted within the group Shayfeen. For the under thirty, Shayfeen is one of the figures of the Moroccan Rap scene. Shobee and Small X, two young people with complicated family lives, meet in Safi in 2006. Children of the new millennium, they have the verb and easy melody. Without makeup, with discretion and attention to detail, the camera of Fatim Zahra Bencherki reveals, through them, a complex youth, surprising, who sometimes feels "unloved" and is often a mirror of our contradictions.
Bezango, WA tells the tale of cartooning and comics in the Pacific Northwest, focusing on the alternative community. The film chronicles both the past and the present, while featuring Frank M. Young, co-creator of the Eisner Award winning graphic novel "The Carter Family: Don't Forget This Song," and James Gill, a cartoonist, and mostly-cheerful introvert of the finest class.
Er Housheng is a blind musician who travels Inner Mongolia with his lover/partner Liu Lanlan performing a saucy, bawdy form of musical duet comedy. Er’s female audiences are particularly enthralled with his combination of sensuality, Rabelaisian earthiness, and frankly socially subversive lyrics.
A short animated film by Tadanari Okamoto
Directed by Atef E-Taieb.
Egpyt's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1971
Layabout, clandestine lover, small-time hood – Mousa has all kinds of skills. A refugee camp resident, this Palestinian does not give a damn about his father’s hard-won permit to work legally in the Israeli part of Jerusalem – he would rather earn a living stealing Israeli cars and selling them to Palestinian fences. Mousa is convinced that his future lies far away from all the violence and constraints that characterise life in the divided city; his heart, moreover, belongs to a married woman. Following the theft of a Passat one day he is given a brutal goingover by Palestinian militia-men. On closer inspection of the vehicle, he makes a discovery which suddenly makes apolitical Mousa of interest to all sides …
For more than ten years a "slow war" has been going on in Algeria: a war without battlefields but with more than 100,000 people killed. It is this wilderness that Zina and Kamel = a young couple bewildered and merry, gloomy and undisturbed - want to traverse one last time, before leaving for somewhere else.
A documentary exploring social life in Yaffa before 1948 through a miniature portrait of a Palestinian couple, Wadee’a Aghabi and Naim Azar, constructed through the oral histories presented by their daughters and relatives.
The plot is based on the novel "Akechi Samanosuke no Koi," the final work in a trilogy by Hiroshi Kato about the forced suicide of Oda Nobunaga at the temple Honnoji. Historically, the general Akechi Mitsuhide is credited with causing Nobunaga's downfall. Kato's novel focuses on Mitsuhide's nephew Samanosuke, who fought alongside his uncle during the assault on Honnoji.
Satoru belongs to the growing group of NEETs (‘not engaged in employment, education or training’). Hardly leaving his room in his mother’s house and without any real contact to the outside world, he lives a secluded life. When his mother’s friend Tosawa tries to help him to break out of his inner prison, things do not get any easier for Satoru.
This is a film about the movie industry, about favors, hooking up etc. It is mostly set in Copenhagen and the story begins with the son of a big producer going to Copenhagen from Hong Kong trying to seal a deal. He gets involved with the Denmark girls.
So, I Can't Play H?, shortened to Boku-H, is a Japanese light novel series written by Pan Tachibana and illustrated by Yoshiaki Katsurai. The story centers on Ryosuke Kaga, a perverted high school student who makes a contract with Lisara Restall, a beautiful Grim Reaper, in exchange for his perverted spirit. Dakara Boku wa, H ga Dekinai began serialization in Fujimi Shobo's Dragon Magazine in 2010. The first volume was released on June 19, 2010, with a total of ten volumes released in Japan as of April 20, 2013 under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation illustrated by Shou Okagiri began serialization in the May 2011 issue of Monthly Dragon Age, and sold four volumes as of March 27, 2013. A 12-episode anime adaptation produced by feel. was announced, and aired from July to September 2012 on AT-X and other networks. The anime has been licensed by Sentai Filmworks in North America.
Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru
Wa$ted! is an American reality series which ran on Planet Green and was hosted by Annabelle Gurwitch and Holter Graham. It originated from a television show from New Zealand by the same name. Six episodes were shown on TLC before the show was moved to Planet Green. Those six episodes were then reordered with the four remaining in the first season causing some to confuse their original airdate.
Wa$ted! is a New Zealand reality television series which shows families their impact on the environment and helps them to become greener in their daily lives. The show has been acclaimed as the first show of its type. Even in production, they reduce their impact on the earth by using hybrid cars, crew carpooling, and reusing props. The series shown in 15 countries outside of New Zealand. The Wa$ted! in United States, Canada, Spain, Denmark, Portugal, and Malaysia also produced their own versions.
Wake Up! WA was a breakfast television show broadcast in Western Australia. It was broadcast on Access 31 until the station's demise in 2008.
The drama will revolve around a popular Japanese restaurant in Taiwan that sells food using the “family-business concept” but in fact, the so-called family members are are all fake family members who is hired by the owner of the restaurant. Will the fake family become a real family in the end?
Howa wa Heya, is a 1985 Egyptian television drama, starring Souad Hosni and Ahmed Zaki.