The Story of Flibber-O-Loo: the parable of the Good Samaritan. Through rhyme and song, kids learn that loving your neighbor means helping those in need - even if they don't live next door! Rack, Shack & Benny: When Nebby K. Nezzer builds a 90-foot chocolate bunny, three guys named Rack, Shack and Benny learn just how risky it can be to stand up for your beliefs in this side-splitting retelling of the classic Bible story - Shadrach, Meshach and Abenego and the Fiery Furnace! Josh and the Big Wall: Surrounded by huge walls and bristling with really annoying peas, no one gets to the Promised Land with out going through Jericho first! Joshua has God's directions, but they sound kind of ... well, weird. In the end, Joshua and the children of Israel have to decide whether it's better to do things their way or God's way!
A space alien crash lands on an uncharted planet where he must enlist two humans to help destroy the antebios – an unforgiving monster that's a cross between a crab, a flea, and your worst nightmares – that attacked the ship and caused it to crash in the first place.
"Among ...Sadeghi's most iconic projects during his time at Kanoon was Malek ol-Khorshid (King of the Sun, 1975), a magical animation inspired by the tenth-century Persian epic The Shahnameh (The Book of Kings)." (from Ubu Web)
A crazy, irresistible, intense, spectacular car chase between police and four unlikely accomplices.
A film about a couple moving into their first home.
This half-hour family special is a delightful combination of animated adaptations of classic holiday songs - performed by top stars ranging from Frank Sinatra to Macy Gray - plus live-action shots. The animated segments feature classic and all-new recordings of well-known holiday songs and are visually conceived through the skills of several top animators of a group of adorable 4 to 8-year old children, as well as by short live-action pieces that celebrate the holiday spirit of giving, sharing, and loving.
Jerky but smiling characters from this short film will take the audience through this animated pageant inspired by a book by Thomas Hobbes called 'The Leviathan', written in 1651.
8 Disney cartoons from the late '30s and '40s centering on different sports.
Early abstract 3d stereoscopic animation by Norman McLaren collaborator Gretta Ekman.
A paediatrician asks Louis 'to brush the teddy's toes', indicating that Louis's own are somehow developing differently... (http://explore.bfi.org.uk/4ce2b8ab5d636).
Bonzo is rejected by his sweetheart, a pekinese called Chekee, who is enraptured by her favourite film stars. However, she readily accepts Bonzo after he has been to Hollywood, and returned as the famous actor Bon Chaney. (http://explore.bfi.org.uk/4ce2b6be5de33)
Willoughby Wren gets a job at a circus and, with the help of this magic hat, saves the circus from an escaped gorilla.
This short animation features four guests of curious demeanour who commit unforgivable acts at the dining table. Food flies everywhere while the guests prop their feet up and talk with their mouths full. Thankfully, Lady Fishbourne’s eating etiquette instructions will show these dinner party misfits the error of their ways.
A woman plays out her existence on the screen of her life. Alcohol is the essence of her being. She imbibes her youth and becomes completely absorbed by the desire to satisfy her thirst. Moving from parties to binge drinking, pleasure to distress, joy to delirium, she lets herself be lulled by the undulating waves of bottles. She floats in the intoxicating liquid, sees her childhood re-emerge, and feels as if she is a tiny fish lost in an ocean of madness. Her craving for alcohol engenders a burning passion. Drinking becomes a fatal embrace... On the verge of drowning in the torrent of this insane obsession, will she find the strength to rise to the surface?
This extraordinarily complex film is not only a send-up of every samurai film ever made, it is also an extrapolation of the value of life. The Yamatai, represented by Prince Susano-O and elderly advisor Sumuke, hire Yumihiko of Matsuro to hunt the phoenix so that Queen Himiko, sister of Susano-O can have eteranal life.
Three stories on one DVD including the features Daniel and the Lion's Den, Dave & the Giant Pickle, and Esther -- The Girl Who Became Queen. Over 75 minutes of FUN! Daniel and the Lion's Den from Where's God When I'm S-Scared? - In this musical adaptation of the classic Bible story, Daniel, played by Larry, finds himself in deep trouble thanks to the King's conniving wisemen. Daniel learns that even in the lion's den, he is still in God's hands. Dave & the Giant Pickle - This Veggie version of David and Goliath pits Junior Asparagus against a really mean, really BIG, pickle! Little Dave learns that with God's help, even little guys can do big things! Esther -- The Girl Who Became Queen - When a small-town girl wakes up with the weight of the world on her shoulders and the fate of her people in her hands, can she find the courage to do what's right? Kids learn that you never need to be afraid to do what's right!
An old man relays his life story to his grandson through a moving piece of music.
When Alice Hayashi, the youngest person ever to go into space crashes her shuttle at the North Pole, she is thrown thirty years into the future. But her trip through time is far from accidental. The world is now ruled with an iron fist by Nero and his supercomputer, the SS10X. And because of a common link between her, Nero and the SS10X, Alice may be the future's only chance for freedom....
Dot and her Dolphin friends are playing along the shore one day. Soon they come across a very sad Whale named Tonga, who has washed up onto the beach. Tonga is in danger of being harmed by evil Whale-hunters and a cruel fish shop owner! Seeing that her new friend is in trouble, Dot just might have a few clever ideas to go about helping.