Paolo Casalis and Tiziano Gaia / Documentary / Italy, USA / 2014 / Biography, History, News / 64 minsFor the first time on the big screen, the film tells the fascinating story of one on the world's most famous wines and how it exploded as a world phenomenon.
Preceded by: Zio Ninuccio
Lionel Baier / World Cinema / Switzerland, France, Portugal / 2013 / Comedy, History, LGBT / 85 minsA Swiss Radio crew is sent to get upbeat stories in Fascist Portugal in 1974, only to fall into the heart of the Revolution to rid Portugal of dictatorship. The Portuguese “Carnation Revolution” in which only six people died, ending 42 years of oppression, was a precursor to Spain’s peaceful liberation and later, the peaceful revolutions of Eastern Europe. With great characters, this smart comedy is based on real radio reporters who were honored by the French. This is their story... and quite a story it is!
Cheryl Halpern and Mitchell Stuart / Shorts / Ethiopia, USA / 2012 / Documentary, History / 26 minsThis film documents the the heroic stories of young female freedom fighters in Ethiopia during the 20th century. These women left their families and homes to join the struggle to bring freedom, peace and democracy to their country. They serve as role models for leadership and courage for women worldwide.
Precedes: Little White Lie
John Gussman and Jessica Plumb / EcoCInema / USA / 2013 / Documentary, Drama, History / 69 minsA film about the largest dam removal project in the history of the United States, and the extraordinary effort to restore an eco-system and set a river free.
Preceded by: The Invisible Peak
Shelley Hermon / Cinema of Conscience / Israel, Palestine / History, News, War / 74 minsBassam and Rami, a Palestinian and Israeli, were once dedicated fighters willing to kill and be killed by one another for the sake of their nations. Yet each one of them came face to face with the price of war when their daughters were killed in the conflict. Left with the excruciating pain of bereavement, they chose to do the unexpected. They set out on a joint journey to humanize the very enemy, which took the dearest thing from them and prevent the vicious cycle of retaliation in themselves and their societies. Along the way they reveal the friendship and humor that keeps them alive.