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World Cinema & Documentaries!

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
The film is set in Communist Romania. It tells the story of two students, roommates in the university dormitory, who try to arrange an illegal abortion. Read More…


Babel (2006)
It tells four distinct stories, disclosing bit by bit the chronology and causality that link them and making much of the linguistic, cultural and geographical distances among the characters. Read More…


Turtles Can Fly (2004)
The film is set in a Kurdish refugee camp on the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of the US invasion of Iraq. Read More…


The Color of Paradise (1999)
The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. Read More…


Uthiripookkal (1979)
This is a movie about human relations, love and the fall from grace of a person possessed by greed. A movie that should be watched for the sheer narrative style and honest story telling. A classic indeed! Read More…


The Colors of the Mountain (2010)
One of the more delicate and sophisticated films to deal with warring factions in South American countries to come along in a long time. Read More…


Bicycle Thieves (1948)
A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job. Read More…


Memories of Murder (2003)
eginning in the fall of 1986 and continuing for the next four years South Korea was haunted by the nation’s first recorded serial killer. Read More…


No Man’s Land (2001)
Three soldiers one Serb and two Bosnians are caught up in a countryside trench in no man’s land between Serbian and Croatian lines, while the UN unwillingly gets involved in the situation because of media pressure. Read More…


Downfall (2004)
It’s a film about Adolf Hitler’s final days, trapped in a bunker in Berlin, while the Russians are slowly moving closer. Read More…


Osama (2003)
In Afghanistan, during the Taliban regime, women are forbidden to work and to walk on the streets without the company of a male. The teenager girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widow mother and grandmother. Read More…


The Lives of Others (2006)
In the German Democratic Republic in 1984, secret Stasi officer Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler is assigned by his superior, Anton Grubitz, to spy on successful playwright Georg Dreyman. Read More…


Come and See (1985)
After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet Army and experiences the horrors of World War II. Read More…


Beaufort (2007)
The story of a group of Israeli soldiers stationed in the last days of the Israeli occupation of the buffer zone in Southern Lebanon. Read More…


Amélie (2001)
Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice, decides to help those around her and along the way, discovers love. Read More…


Das Boot (1981)
The story is told from the viewpoint of Lt. Werner (Herbert Grönemeyer), who has been assigned as a war correspondent on the German submarine U-96 in October 1941. Read More…


21 Grams (2003)
They say we all lose 21 grams at the exact moment of our death… everyone. The weight of a stack of nickels. The weight of a chocolate bar. The weight of a hummingbird… Read More…


Mountain Patrol (2004)
The Tibetan Mountain Patrol, a self-sponsored outcast regimen established to eliminate illegal slaughtering of endangered Tibetan Antelopes by impoverished local and out-of-province peasants, intimately engages with a half-Tibetan journalist from Beijing in a desolate depiction of human nature in the outskirts of Kekexili. Read More…


The Battle of Algiers (1966)
The Battle of Algiers reconstructs the events that occurred in the capital city of French Algeria between November 1954 and December 1957, during the Algerian War of Independence. Read More…


Amores Perros (2000)
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life’s harsh realities, all in the name of love. Read More…


City of God (2002)
Based on true events and characters who live in the overlooked and poverty stricken slums in the shadows of Rio de Janiero, where life expectancy doesn’t reach the 30′s and drug dealers are kings. Read More…


The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
A look at Germany’s terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and ’70s. Read More…


Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women (2003)
The film examines the impact of female foeticide and female infanticide on the gender balance, and consequently the stability and attitudes of society. Read More…


The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life’s calling. Read More…


Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump is the story of an incredibly kind and gentle person who is also what some people might call “mildly retarded.” It’s true that he is not too smart, but he is very fortunate, because he has a mother and friend who love him dearly. Read More…


Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids (2004)
Documentary film about the children of prostitutes in Sonagachi, Kolkata’s Red Light District.The director (Zana Briski) is determined to use the photography to provide the children with the opportunity for higher education, hope & a better life. Read More…


Biutiful (2010)
Biutiful is a love story between a father and his children. This is the journey of Uxbal, a conflicted man who struggles to reconcile fatherhood, love, spirituality, crime, guilt and mortality amidst the dangerous underworld of modern Barcelona. Read More…


Baran (2001)
‘Baran’ is a love story set amid chaos and poverty in Iran. It’s about the unexpected passion that springs up between an Iranian boy and an Afghan refugee who work together on a construction site in Tehran. Read More…


The War Photographer (2001)
Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey. Read More…


Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale 
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale reclaims an extraordinary episode from 20thcentury history which is little-known, even in Taiwan. Read More…


Machuca (2004)
In 1973, the Chilean military, under the direction of General Augusto Pinochet and backed by the CIA, overthrew the shaky socialist government of democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Read More…


The Band’s Visit (2007)
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town. Read More…


The Red Balloon (1956)
A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. Read More…

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