With his flamboyant stage persona and powerful vocals, Freddie Mercury propelled his band Queen to become one of the most legendary groups of all time. Now, more than 30 years after they began to dominate the live music industry, take a look back and celebrate the band's iconic and legendary status in the international rock stratosphere. On the heels of the theatrical feature film about Mercury slated for release in 2012, this program marks the start of another decade of power and success.
Quiet Riot: Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back(2014)
Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
An inspiring documentary chronicling the rise, fall and resurrection of '80s metal band Quiet Riot. The career of Frankie Banali, the band's drummer, reached a serious crossroads when his best friend and bandmate died in 2007. Years later, Banali realizes he must forge ahead and make a new life for himself and his daughter and he goes on a quest to reunite the band and fill the immense void left by his bandmate.
Literal and creationist interpretation of the Bible is the fastest-growing branch of Christianity in the U.S. This film takes an in-depth look at the views of these Christians who reject Charles Darwin's theory of evolution--while also examining how Darwin handled the question of God himself as he developed his theory of natural selection in the mid-1800s.
At a time when most females in Asia possess little or no power over their lives, headstrong Kurmanjan Datka defies her family's authority -- and ultimately becomes the ruler of her native Kyrgyzstan region.
In the macho world of Mariachi music, very few women can hold their own. Just like the songs they play, this film is a snapshot of life, death and the things in between - seen from a bird's-eye perspective.
"Be careful of what you believe in..." Quanna is a story of supernatural horror and suspense following the life of a very troubled man. As a child Mark (Kester Hodgson) loses his parents in a car crash and grows up in care. From this point on he constantly seeks answers to his lonely life and takes comfort in the supernatural world through the help of Emine, a Turkish clairvoyant (Rose Van Hooff). Mark's luck seems to be on the up when he meets a group of new friends, Adam (Matt Downton), Sarah (Claira Watson Parr) and Emma (Jessica Florence), but he chooses not to heed the warning Emine gives him and invites them into his home. A pact with a spirit, the loss of something precious to him and the denial of the pleas of his friends sees all of their lives sucked into a vacuum of terror and betrayal from which they might never return.
Salento in southern Italy. A small family-run textile factory is forced to close and three generations of women must now struggle to keep the wolf from the door. In order to settle their debts their home is sold. Now that her brother has emigrated, it falls to energetic Adele to find a way out of their crisis.
This film portraits a woman living in a big city in India, and a six year old girl from nowhere. The girl has a code name DOLL. Their lives had no contact point till getting implicated in an unstoppable mission. Woman, perfectly aware, girl, perfectly unaware. The time bomb of destiny has been started...
What is the stranger you have picked up on the side of the road thinking? Maybe he knows what you think? Shot in Baku with non-professional actors, this project was born by chance when the director met with Sarkhan and Sabir, the two protagonists of the movie. This short film offers us the chance to watch a few hours of the strange fate of a young man linked to a criminal association.
Irineo had lived in Cochabamba since he was 10 years old. He moved there with his parents from Alota, a small town in the highlands where they grow quinua. The international quinua boom led Irineo to return to his home town 20 years later, with his wife and children, in search for a better life that the city was unable to give him. In Alota Don Lucio is waiting for them; he is Irineo's grandfather and the leader of the community, who never left his home town, but who has watched how the population has gradually moved out from the town to different metropolitan areas. Now Alota looks forward to a future of economic prosperity, which threatens to destabilize the everyday life of the community, as mass marketers move in to commercialize a product that only yesterday was a basic foodstuff closely linked to the Pachamama.
A musical journey through the genres that developed in different regions of the island and are now part of the Puerto Rican culture. We get to experience these genres through the eyes of five friends that go on a road trip around the island during the Christmas holidays. They go to concerts, parrandas, family gatherings, a New Year's celebration and get to enjoy performances by some of the great Puerto Rican artists.