From Badr International comes the long-awaited series, Animated Stories of Islam, relating some of the great stories that took place before, during and after the Prophet Muhammad. Before the Light, the first film in the 3-part series, relates significant events that took place before the birth of Prophet Muhammad. It is a story of miracles - the miraculous discovery of the well of zamzam, and then, centuries later, the miracle of its rediscovery by the Prophet's grandfather Abdulmuttaleb; the miracle of his father Abdullah's life; and finally, the miracle during the Year of the Elephant, the year the Prophet was born. There miraculous stories - all works of God - prepared the way for the message of Islam to shine bright during Muhammad's Prophethood, and for centuries to come.
From Badr International comes the long-awaited series, Animated Stories of Islam, relating some of the great stories that took place before, during and after the Prophet Muhammad. Great Women of Islam, the second film in the 3-part series, chronicles the lives of some of the most prominent women in Islam that helped shape the religion to what it has become to. Includes famous stories of the Prophet's wife Khadija, Maryam (the mother of Jesus), Assiya (the wife of the evil Pharoah), and many more.
An educational film about the Kuzuryuu River in Japan. It starts out in the Meiji Era where the villages along it kept getting plagued by floods. The villagers prayed for it to stop but it did nothing. A young boy who lost his childhood friend to the floods grows up into a man and decides to take matters into his own hands. He starts constructing an embankment which leads to a village-wide project which spread to other villages along the river.
A compilation of animator Bill Plympton's classic shorts, including "Your Face", "How to Kiss", "One of Those Days", "25 Ways to Quit Smoking", "Plymptoons", "Nosehair" and "How to Make Love to a Woman". In between, an animated version of Bill answers questions about his life and career.
A fantastic martial artist and cat burglar puts his skills to use when he joins the Chinese resistance movement against the invading Japanese.
In 1864, the death of the emperor of China's Taiping rebellion gives the rival Ch'ings an opportunity to attack. They break into the Taiping capital; the emperor's son goes into hiding, taking with him his family's invaluable sword. The loyal army chief, Gao Dekum, wants to find the young man and reinstall him as emperor of the heavenly kingdom of great peace. But he is double-crossed by Bei Wenbing. Several years later, after ardent training in kung fu, Gao's son Yulong and his daughter are ready to avenge their father's death and lead the Taiping loyalists into battle against the Ch'ings. A showdown between Yulong and Bei appears inevitable.
Opera adaptation of Marko Marulić's epic poem "Judita" ("Judith"), composed by Frano Parać, with libretto by Frano Parać and Tonko Maroević. Premiered 14th July 2000 in HNK Split (Croatian National Theater Split).
Biopic about the Albanian writer Migjeni.
American R&B singer and songwriter Michel'le sits down with Wendy Williams in this one-hour special. Michel'le opens up to share her relationship with her kids and ex's, the new direction of her career, and her current connection with her fans. Featuring never-before-seen footage of special moments with her family and friends, this is an intimate look at a woman on the rise.
During the Sino-Japanese War, Tsui-Ying flees with her father from the Japanese occupation. She meets a young man, Ling-Yun, and falls in love. Yet Tsui-Ying chooses to leave Ling-Yun and marries his uncle, a traitor who serves the Japanese. Out of heartbreak, Ling-Yun leaves the country to study abroad. In the meantime, Special Agent 001 leads the resistance against the Japanese. After Ling-Yun returns to Shanghai from the UK, he is surprised to find out his ex-lover has become the wife of his uncle Chao-Chun. Special Agent 001 continues their sabotage and the identify of the agent finally is revealed. The first Taiwanese-language spy film produced in Taiwan, The Best Secret Agent is a remake of the 1945 movie of the same name that caused a sensation in Shanghai.
The Countess Cosel is based on the true story of the beautiful Anna Constantia of Brockdorff, a German noblewoman who became a mistress of Augustus the Strong, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony in 1704.
A biopic of Wage Rudolf Soepratman, the composer of Indonesia Raya, from his earlier life into series of events that lead to his beautiful masterpiece.
Francisco Morázan has been in Costa Rica for five months where he has been appointed Provisional Chief of State. It has called for elections to install a National Constituent Assembly, which should be a legal structure to the Costa Rican state. The Assembly has decreed the validity of the constitution of 1825, the same as that of the Central American Federation; It has declared the accession of Costa Rica to the Republic of Central America. Two months later Francisco Morazán is shot one afternoon on September 15, 1842.
This award-winning documentary tells the story of American soldiers who were poisoned by open-air burn pits on military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A unique exploration of fashion and hairstyles in the 1970s using found footage as the subject matter.