A fourteen year old boy who is gay is struggling with self-acceptance, reconciling who he is with his belief in God, and grappling with the decision of whether or not he should come out to his family.
Reuben, a sensitive writer, grapples with a speech impediment as his boyfriend, Derek, a profoundly deaf Human Rights activist, provides strategies to restore his confidence and communication skills. When Reuben approaches an over-the-hill film producer with his autobiographical screenplay, the producer betrays him and Reuben is forced to overcome the long-term effects of bullying in order to succeed.
An exploration of the innovative self-help efforts and the radical vision of co-operation in communities across the Canada province of Ontario.
Through an Internet service, a Montreal professor arranges for himself a Mexican bride. But both husband and wife, even with their good intentions, are in for a bumpy ride toward marital harmony.
A killer is on the loose creating more pumpkin headed killers like himself.
An historical perspective on the life and teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti.
Britta Lion-Franz and her sister Marianne Lion grew up Jewish in Aachen, Germany. In 1937, when the two were 9 and 12, the sisters and their parents were forced to flee to the US. Their father, Curt Lion, owned an elegant fashion store in Aachen, which was acquired by director Walter Wehmeyer’s grandfather before they fled. How did the transaction take place? Did the Lion family ever receive compensation? Were the two businessmen able to avoid the “Nazi-ization” and confiscation of all Jewish property? Wehmeyer tells this fascinating tale using archival records, letters, and photographs. He discovers Britta in American, long residing in Salem, Oregon. The Lion family’s tale would remain untold were it not for an inquisitive filmmaker in search of his own family history.
This film recounts tales of inspiring stories of courageous Afghan girls and women living within Afghanistan - the great testaments of human resilience. These are tales of women who fight not only for their rights but for the rights of all Afghans, in spite of dangerous obstacles they face every single day: Fully aware that every moment could be their last, still they do not give up and they are unbreakable. This film shows the parallel life of women in Afghanistan: Tales rarely shown by the international media - the other side of the coin - a compilation of women's strength & courage in the most unexpected place in this world: A place labeled as the 'most dangerous country for women'.
This award winning documentary film explores the growing global threat of genetically engineered trees to our environment and to human health. The film features renowned geneticist and host of PBS' The Nature of Things David Suzuki, who explores the unknown and possibly disastrous consequences of improperly tested GE methods. Many scientists and activists are interviewed in the film, which serves as an effective and succinct tool for understanding the complex issue of GE trees. The film includes the testimony of many experts on the subject and serves as a valuable tool to inform students and those interested in environmental issues. The film has been well used in public forums, government as well as college and high school classrooms
The Grammy-winning a cappella group and special guests Kelly Clarkson, Backstreet Boys, Penn & Teller, and Maren Morris celebrate the holiday in Las Vegas.
Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya do not speak to each other again... until an older, wiser Shouya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shouko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late...?
A child never cries nor screams when it gets injured. All the terrible consequences involved.
Debuting Iraq-born, Netherlands-based writer/director Ibrahim Selman starts out on docu ground, with a voiceover explaining his objectives and the film’s stand-in location, and recalling Kurdistan before the advent of war. He then shifts into narrative mode, with glimpses of life in a mountain village caught in the conflict between Iraqi military authorities and peshmergas (guerrilla freedom fighters).
Matías Piñeiro's first film, produced when he was a film student.
A depiction of a girl’s uneasy state of mind as it wavers between life and death.
The limited first edition of the Blu-ray Disc for Kyoto Animation's film adaptation of Yoshitoki Ooima's A Silent Voice manga includes two bonus new animation videos of AIKO's theme song Koi wo Shita no wa and kensuke Ushio's in-film track Speed of Youth. Kyoto Animation produced the videos inspired by the songs, and the film's director Naoko Yamada personally handled the videos' storyboards and technical direction.
Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
A snap of a twig. A rustling leaf. In the woods, myth, urban legend, and horror collide with real-life killers. Transporting viewers into a vortex of dark mystery and psychological terror, each episode tells the true story of a crime set in a desolate location.
Paul Merton profiles some of the great stars of silent comedy, examining their lives and works, and uncovering seldom-seen material
The Silent Service was a 1957–1958 syndicated anthology television series based on actual events in the submarine section of the United States Navy. The Silent Service was narrated by Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers, who retired from the Navy in 1949 after twenty-two years of service. He began each episode with this refrain: "Tonight, we bring you another thrilling episode of Silent Service stories, of warfare under the sea." Many of the episodes focused on the history of specific submarines, including: ⁕USS Sculpin ⁕USS Nautilus, the first atomic submarine ⁕USS Perch ⁕USS Tang ⁕USS S-38 ⁕USS Tirante ⁕USS Bergall ⁕USS Spearfish ⁕USS Triton ⁕USS Wahoo, and ⁕USS Gato, subject of the series finale. Actors appearing on The Silent Service included Russell Johnson, cast three times in the role of the character "Beach". DeForest Kelley and Leonard Nimoy appeared in two episodes each as Lieutenant Commander James Dempsey and as Sonarman, respectively. Jerry Paris and Liam Sullivan each guest starred twice. Eric Morris appeared in nineteen episodes identified only as "Soldier". Other guest stars included Joe Conley, Mike Connors, Lawrence Dobkin, Ron Hagerthy, Adam Kennedy, Robert Knapp, Paul Richards, Bing Russell, Craig Stevens, Dennis Weaver and Stuart Whitman.
Silent Show was a half-hour television comedy special created by, and starring, Ernie Kovacs. It was broadcast in the United States on the NBC network in 1957, and on the ABC network in 1961. It was selected by the United States as the only television program screened at the 1958 Worlds Fair in Brussels.
Silent Reach is a 1983 Australian mini series based on the novel by Osmar White.
Silent Library was an American television game show which aired on MTV and MuchMusic. The series is based on one of the segments in the popular Japanese variety show Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!!. The show is also similar to the UK television program Fist of Zen. The series was renewed for a 20-episode second season, which premiered on January 11, 2010 and featured celebrities such as Jim Jones, We The Kings, Ron Jeremy, Naked Cowboy, Asher Roth, Forever the Sickest Kids, Jessie James, Aubrey O'Day, Justin Bieber and Joey Cassata competing as contestants and appearing in punishment challenges. The series' third season premiered on June 28, 2010. The bands Patent Pending, All Time Low, Stereo Skyline, Hey Monday, Anarbor, NeverShoutNever, Honor Society, New Boyz and Iyaz have appeared as contestants, as did members of the New York Giants NFL team and the cast of the MTV original series The Hard Times of R.J. Berger. The fourth season premiered on March 28, 2011. The cast of Jersey Shore, The Ready Set, Judah Friedlander, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, players from the New York Giants, 3OH!3, and Superstars from the WWE all competed as contestants. MTV canceled the show on November 9, 2011.
The story of the underwater war between US, UK and Soviet submarines in the second half of the 20th century.
The Silent Force is a police crime drama series focused on three US Government undercover agents fighting against organized crime in southern California. It aired from 1970-1971 for one season.
A revelatory series exploring how #MeToo is changing Australia. Tracey Spicer speaks to ordinary Australians who bravely share their experiences and looks at how the system must be reformed.
Year Zero: The Silent Death of Cambodia is a 1979 British television documentary written and presented by the Australian journalist John Pilger, which was produced and directed by David Munro. The film recounts the bombing of Cambodia by the United States in 1970 during the Vietnam War, the subsequent brutality and genocide that occurred when Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge militia took over, the poverty and suffering of the people, and the limited aid since given by the West. Viewers were so moved by the plight of the people that they donated ₤45 million to the station in aid.