Ghashiram Kotwal

Ghashiram Kotwal 1976

A stylized version of Vijay Tendulkar’s radical Marathi play chronicling the Peshwa regime in western India, a collective effort of direction and cinematography made by an independent group of young filmmakers.

The Children's Building Site

The Children's Building Site 1970

The theme of this film is the children's view on the destruction of a working-class area. The loss, for them of the dilapidated alleyways and waste ground where they met up and played. Their anger, their futile revolt against the demolition workers only serve to confirm their powerlessness and status as social outcasts.

Flame in the Wind

Flame in the Wind 1971

Set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition, Flame in the Wind tells the story of Carlos, an earnest young nobleman who is faced with a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and respectability; the Scriptures offer Christ and salvation from sin—and with these torture and death.

Sam Roma: We Are Gypsies

Sam Roma: We Are Gypsies

ROM people are peculiar, and their identity is lost somewhere in between the past and their roaming through the land. From India to Egypt and from Sweden to Britain the Wandering Kings of the Road are a steady part of human geography, sometimes living slightly outside the law and social acceptance.


Ganadevata 1978

Set in 1920's during the British Raj, the film is about the breakdown of socio-economic structures, impact of industrialization and non-cooperation movement in rural Bengal.

Julius Caesar: Master of the Roman World

Julius Caesar: Master of the Roman World 1993

Julius Caesar turned military victories into political power. His ambition created a colossal empire, and he gave his name to the rulers who succeeded him. From his strategic brilliance to the Ides of March this documentary examines the legendary ruler whose genius and determination forged an empire that would stand for centuries.

The Mystery of The Handwritten Quran

The Mystery of The Handwritten Quran 1990

In the mountains of Dagestan in the Russian Civil War era, some good and bad people are looking for a hidden treasure. The only problem is that the instructions on where to find it are encrypted in one handwritten copy of Quran, which ends up in the wrong hands.

Van Gogh

Van Gogh 1990

Golden Globe nominee Linus Roache stars as troubled painter Vincent van Gogh in this drama from the BBC's "Omnibus" series. Struggling to make ends meet first as an art dealer, then as a missionary in a coal mine, van Gogh was tormented by elusive love and madness. After notoriously cutting off his ear and spending a year in an asylum, we see the artists struggles and passions throughout his life.

The November War

The November War

Former Marine Corps infantry platoon members recall November 22, 2004, during the Second Battle of Fallujah, with diverse opinions on different aspects of their war experience.