Little known 19th-century American feminist, Victoria Woodhull gets an overdue examination via rare archival photos, sketches and interviews from historians, writers and an admiring Gloria Steinem. Actress Kate Capshaw lends her voice to this flamboyant suffragist who became the first woman to run for US President in 1872. A "free love" advocate, Woodhull blazed the trail in male domains such as
Hosted by 'Eddie McGuire (I)' (qv), Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal is a live telethon, where entertainers, athletes and personalities gather to help raise funds for the victims of Victoria's bushfire disaster in February 2009.
Camino a la Victoria is a docudrama/narrative about the tragedies that an immigrant has to go through in the borders of Mexico and the United States. Through the eyes of Cheko Carrivano, a story is told of immigrants that had to go through rape in an immigrant house, bloody violence due to money, and dead inside a moving truck due to the heat and humidity. Camino a la Victoria is the story of
Victoria Ocampo, the Argentine author, critic, and publisher of Sur magazine, is described as having four faces: the cosmopolitan who looked toward Europe; the Argentinian who focused on her home in San Isidro, Argentina; the American in Europe; and the European of the Americas. Among her works was "Emily Bronte; (terra incognita)." She met Calcutta-born Rabindranath Tagore, the Nobel laureate p
With the advent of democracy in Chile, a general amnesty for prisoners of non violent crime is enacted. Angel Santiago, a young man determined to avenge the abuse he suffered in prison, goes in search of the famous bank robber Vergara Grey, whose robberies have earned him a reputation he'd leave back. His plan for a daring robbery is complicated by the magical presence of Victoria, a mysterious
The year is 1943. An all-female and top-secret department of the SS, run by the notorious Gisela Nussbaum in a secret Gestapo headquarters, conducts medical and biotechnolocical experiments with blood from Norwegian resistance fighters, which is said to hold the key to the Norwegians' unwavering unity and courage. By isolating the gene, elite German soldiers will, through a serum consisting of V
Recycling elements of surrealism and cubism, this animated short by Theodore Ushev focuses on the relationship between art and war. Propelled by the exalting "invasion" theme from Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony (No. 7), the film presents imagery of combat fronts and massacres, leading us from Dresden to Guernica, from the Spanish Civil War to Star Wars. It is at once a symphony that serves th
"The Honorable Artillery passing in review at Windsor before the Royal Carriage in which are Her Majesty, and the Princesses Christian and Louise. The Prince of Wales, now King Edward VII, rides at the head of the line."
"The arrival of Her Majesty with escort of the Horse Guards. In the first carriage appears the Queen, Princesses Christian and Louise, and the Marchioness of Lorne. In the second carriage, The Duchess of Connaught, Princesses Margaret and Patricia of Connaught and Victoria of Schlesweg-Holstein."
"Her Majesty, the Queen, with Princesses Christian and Louise in the royal carriage at Windsor reviewing the Honorable Artillery. On this occasion the Queen graciously dispensed with the use of a parasol, permitting the Biograph to secure an excellent portrait. This was one of the last occasions on which she appeared at a public function."