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Love with the Proper Stranger

Love with the Proper Stranger

Love with the proper stranger / A Paramount release ; produced by Alan J. Pakula ; written by Arnold Schulman ; director, Robert Mulligan.

Angie Rossini is an innocent Italian Catholic Macy's salesgirl, who discovers she's pregnant from a fling with Rocky, a musician. Angie finds Rocky to tell him she's pregnant and needs a doctor for an abortion. He finds her a doctor and they work together to raise the money. Can these two strangers find love with one another before it's too late?

Keep Talking

Keep Talking

Niugaa Yugaa

Keep talking = Niugaa yugaa / a film by Kartemquin Films & Ten Trees Productions ; directed & produced by Karen Lynn Weinberg ; co-producers, Kari Sherod, Rachel Rozycki & Trish Dalton.

Keep Talking follows four Alaska Native women fighting to save Kodiak Alutiiq (Pacific Gulf Yupik language), an endangered language now spoken by less than 40 remaining fluent Native Elders. Their small community travels to remote Afognak Island (in the Kodiak Archilpelago) to start teaching kids Alutig. At the camp, Sadie, a troubled teen, is inspired to begin learning the language and dances of her ancestors. Over the next five years the women overcome historical and personal traumas to find joy and hope in the revitalization of their cultural heritage.

Mission Galapagos

Mission Galapagos

Mission galapagos / produced by Anthony Geffen ; directed by Mike Davis ; an Atlantic Productions Film in co-production with Alucia Productions.

These rocky and beautiful islands are remote and unforgiving, yet home to giant tortoises, equatorial penguins, pink iguanas, and dandelion trees. In the film state-of-the-art research vessel with floating labs, helicopters, and sonar scanners are used to capture rare animals and submerged worlds. Expert presenters rappel into volcanoes and free-dive offshore to tag hammerheads and film baby sea lions at play.

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez

The ballad of Gregorio Cortez / National Endowment for the Humanities, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, American Playhouse and National Council of La Raza presents a Moctesuma Esparza production of a Robert M. Young film ; screenplay by Victor Villaseñor ; produced by Moctesuma Esparza and Michael Hausman ; directed by Robert M. Young ; Moctesuma Esparza Productions, Inc.

Set in 1901. After a heated misunderstanding due to poor translation leads to the death of a lawman, Mexican American farmer Gregorio Cortez sets off in desperate flight from the Texas Rangers, evading a massive manhunt on horseback for days.

Pyewacket

Pyewacket

Pyewacket / IFC Midnight and Entertainment One present ; a JoBro & Just Believe production ; produced in association with Tajj Media & Cave Painting Pictures ; produced by Jonathan Bronfman, Victoria Sanchez-Mandryk ; written and directed by Adam MacDonald.

When you are dealing with demons, be careful what you wish or. In the ultra-unsettling occult nightmare, teenage Leah finds solace from the recent death of her father and from her strained relationship with her mother, by dabbling in the dark arts. It all seems like harmless fun at first, until a blowout argument leads Leah to do the unthinkable: put a death curse on her mother.

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

12 angry men / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Orion/Nova productions ; a United Artists presentation ; story and screenplay by Reginald Rose ; produced by Henry Fonda and Reginald Rose ; directed by Sidney Lumet.

A jury of white men is ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. However, one juror forces the others to consider whether the evidence--or the jurors' own prejudices--influences their deliberations. The story plays out in real time over ninety minutes in one sweltering room.

Mile... Mile and a Half: Hike, Laugh & Inspire on the John Muir Trail

Mile... Mile and a Half: Hike, Laugh & Inspire on the John Muir Trail

Mile ... mile & a half : hike, laugh & inspire on the John Muir trail.

In an epic snow year, a group of artists leave their daily lives behind to hike and record California's historic John Muir Trail, a 219-mile stretch from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney. Their goal, complete the journey in twenty-five days while capturing the amazing sights and sounds they encounter along the way. Inspired by their bond, humor, artistry and dedication, the group continues to grow: to include other artists, musicians and adventure seekers.

Arctic Daughter: A Lifetime in the Wilderness

Arctic Daughter: A Lifetime in the Wilderness

Arctic daughter : a lifetime of wilderness / written, directed & photographed by Jean Aspen & Tom Irons ; produced by Jean Aspen & Tom Irons, Laurie Ann Schacht, and Lucas Foster Irons.

Jean Aspen (daughter of Alaskan adventurers Constance and Bud Helmericks) and her husband Tom Irons recorded their life at their cabin in the Brooks Range of Alaska. This film combines historic footage, photographs, and high-definition video spanning six decades exploring the her life in the wilderness and of those around her including her first husband, Phil Beisel.

Inuit Lands: The Melting Point

Inuit Lands: The Melting Point

Inuit lands : the melting point / a film by Patrick Morell.

This documentary explores the resilience and the vulnerability of the Inughuit communities of North Greenland, who face new challenges posed by social and climatic changes.

Latcho Drom

Latcho Drom

Latcho drom [videorecording] = Bonne route = Safe journey / a New Yorker Films release ; Michèle Ray-Gavras présente une production K.G. Productions avec la participation du Centre National du la Cinématographie ... [et al.] ; scénario, Tony Gatlif ; produit par Michèle Ray ; un film de Tony Gatlif.

Presents, in documentary format, scenes and music from Gypsy cultures in India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France and Spain.