Description:Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members...
Description:A group of Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.
, Arnold Oceng
, Ger Duany
, Emmanuel Jal
Description:A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.
, Jan Sterling
, Robert Arthur
, Porter Hall
Tags:National Film RegistryBased On True StoryFamily RelationshipsSatireTrappedPolitics
Description:In Cold Blood is a 1967 film based on Truman Capote's book of the same name. Richard Brooks prepared the adaptation and directed the film. Some scenes were filmed on the locations of the original events, in Garden City and Holcomb, Kansas including the Clutter residence, the site of the murders.
, Scott Wilson
, John Forsythe
, Paul Stewart
Tags:National Film RegistryCourtroomInvestigationBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineBased On NovelDetectiveFamily RelationshipsTrue CrimeAfiFriendship
Description:A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
, Maksim Munzuk
, Mikhail Bychkov
, Vladimir Khrulev
Tags:Based On BookSurvivalBased On True StoryFirst Person NarrationFriendship
Description:Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his mysterious disappearance from the scene.
, Beatriz Batarda
, Kate Magowan
, Mike Wilmot
Tags:Black ComedyBased On True StoryDrug Addiction
Description:Neerja is a portrayal on the life of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.
, Hayder Ali
, Bobby Arora
, Rohit Assija
Description:A week in the life of the exploited, child newspaper sellers in turn-of-the-century New York. When their publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, tries to squeeze a little more profit out of their labours, they organize a strike, only to be confronted with the Pulitzer's hard-ball tactics.
, David Moscow
, Luke Edwards
, Max Casella
Tags:CourtroomCult FilmBased On True StoryFamily RelationshipsBetrayalFriendship
Description:A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a tragic ending.
Description:Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI.
, Walter Brennan
, Joan Leslie
, George Tobias
Tags:National Film RegistryViolenceOne Against ManyWorld War OnePrisoner Of WarU.S. ArmyBlockbuster
Description:A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are cornerstones of the film, it is based upon a true story.
, Marco Hofschneider
, René Hofschneider
, Piotr Kozlowski
Tags:Concentration CampBased On BookSurvivalWorld War TwoBased On True StoryPrisoner Of WarFamily RelationshipsRacismHolocaustFriendshipF Rated
Description:An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
, Pärt Uusberg
, Lauri Pedaja
, Paula Solvak
Tags:ViolenceBased On True StoryHigh SchoolRevenge
Description:The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian independence.
Description:This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.
Description:A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
, Oliver Reed
, Dudley Sutton
, Max Adrian
Tags:Black ComedyViolenceCult FilmBased On True StorySatireBased On PlayTragedy
Description:Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Description:Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.
Description:Four Hispanic high school students form a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT.
, Marisa Tomei
, Jamie Lee Curtis
, Carlos PenaVega
Description:The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan, they being a repressive regime especially for women, who, among other things, are not allowed to work. This situation is especially difficult for one ...
, Mohammad Arif Herati
, Zubaida Sahar
, Mohammad Nadir Khwaja
Tags:Coming Of AgeSurvivalBased On True StoryFamily RelationshipsPoliticsChildhood
Description:Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.
, Yu-mi Jeong
, Hyeon-soo Kim
, Ji-yeong Kim
Tags:CourtroomBased On True StoryBased On NovelChristmasRevengeBetrayal
Description:A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him
, Leonor Varela
, Gustavo Muñoz
, José María Yazpik