Political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the countrys Red Scare of the 1930s.
Political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the countrys Red Scare of the 1930s.1932. Jimmy Gralton is back home in the Irish countryside after ten years of forced exile in the USA. His widowed mother Alice is happy, Jimmys friends are happy, all the young people who enjoy dancing and singing are happy. Which is not the case of Father Sheridan, the local priest, nor of the village squire, nor of Dennis OKeefe, the chief of the fascists. The reason is simple: Jimmy is a socialist activist. So when the intruder reopens the village hall, thus enabling the villagers to gather to sing, dance, paint, study or box, they take a dim view of the whole thing. People who think and unite are difficult to manipulate, arent they? From that moment on they will use every means possible to get rid of Jimmy and his dangerous hall.
The Celluloid Closet
This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Awards: 15 wins & 5 nominations. A harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose husband, a German soldier, was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense ... This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor against plundering Poles who found themselves in desperate straits. Help arrives for Rose in the form of Tadeusz, a former officer in the Polish Home Army who deserted after he saw his wife raped and murdered by Russian troops and is attempting to hide his identity.
The Last Supper
The Finest Hours
Goodnight Mister Tom
We're in an English village shortly before Dunkirk. "Mr. Tom" Oakley still broods over the death of his wife and small son while he was away in the navy during WWI, and grief has made him a surly hermit. Now children evacuated from London are overwhelming volunteers to house them. Practically under protest, Mr. Tom takes in a painfully quiet 10-year-old, who gradually reveals big problems.
Eddie the Eagle
Mary & Tim (
Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men is Matthew Hopkins, who tours the land offering his services as a persecutor of witches.
Heavy metal goes medieval. In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. Barring his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's momentous struggle for justice and freedom.
World Trade Center
The World Saw Evil That Day. Two Men Saw Something Else. On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them.
They Shall Not Grow
In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history. Inspired by true events.
Never never never surrender Production: Focus Features Within days of becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill must face his most turbulent and defining trial: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
Awards: 1 nomination. The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972. The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
At the point when Callum Lynch investigates the recollections of his precursor Aguilar and additions the abilities of a Master Assassin, he finds he is a relative of the mystery Assassins society.
Through Abstergo an organization that makes a progressive innovation that opens his hereditary recollections, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) encounters the recollections of his progenitor, Aguilar de Nerha (Aguilar Of Nerha), in fifteenth Century Spain. Callum finds he is dropped from a strange mystery society, the Assassins and Templars, and hoards mind boggling learning and abilities to go up against the abusive and effective Templar association in the present day.
Billy Lynn's Long Ha
19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a triumph visit after a nerve racking Iraq fight. Through flashbacks the film demonstrates what truly happened to his squad - differentiating the substances of war with America#39;s observations.
Two-time Academy Award® victor Ang Lee conveys his uncommon vision to Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, in view of the broadly acclaimed, top of the line novel. The film is told from the perspective of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn (newcomer Joe Alwyn) who, alongside his kindred fighters in Bravo Squad, turns into a saint after a frightening Iraq fight and is brought home incidentally for a triumph visit. Through flashbacks, coming full circle at the fantastic halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film uncovers what truly happened to the squad - differentiating the substances of the war with America's recognitions. The film likewise stars Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Garrett Hedlund, with Vin Diesel, and Steve Martin. Lee utilized new innovation, shooting at a ultra-high casing rate without precedent for film history, to make an immersive advanced affair helping him sensationalize war in a way never observed. Lee coordinated and delivered the film, from a screenplay by Jean-Christophe ...
Lady of the Dynasty
When it was first released in Argentina, Pablo Trapero’s film had the highest opening box-office of all time. The key to that success is simply that The Clan is based on one of the most shocking crimes in the country’s history, the Puccio Clan case. In 1985, the news broke that the Puccios, a well-established Catholic family with five children from San Isidro, an upper-class suburb of Buenos Aires, kidnapped and held people hostage for ransom in their own home. The film is a disturbing, impressive, and beautifully controlled interpretation of those events, with Guillermo Francella's magnificent depiction of the father, a performance for the ages.
Production: 20th Century Fox A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black ... A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black president, and the French who are trying to retake possession of the country. Hamlin finds Lydia and, against the background of war and rebellion, they fall in love while helping the Haitians against the French.