Colorful bayou peddler Hank Martin marries pretty teacher Verity, who finds that the rural poor all love Hank. Gradually, she realizes that Hank's popularity is the fruit of his expert manipulation of everyone he knows. She's further taken aback when she meets sexy swamp girl Flamingo, who considered Hank hers and is murderously jealous. Now Hank starts crusading against a crooked cotton buyer,
The Cascadia Media Collective sets out to cover street demonstrations from all over the country and in the process, documents the National resistance to corporate control and the ever expanding police state. This film takes a close look at the rising power of the people in the years just before 9 11.
Filmed in Boston throughout the fall of 2012, Abandoned: Bikes on the Streets is a short mockumentary about the modern urban phenomenon of bikes being abandoned on city sidewalks. Told from the perspective of the orphaned bikes, the film brings its pedal-powered subjects to life by empathizing with them, and by indicting their former owners. Creative footage of more than 30 stranded bikes is com
At the height of the authorities' hunt for illegal aliens, a young couple loses their way and drive into a neighborhood inhabited by foreign workers. The tension between them in the car and the fear brought on by unfamiliar surroundings peaks when something terrible happens, forcing them to get out the car and to face both the reality of their own situation and that of the neighborhood.
Every year thousands of Americans are involved in the drug trade. Buying, selling, and ultimately using. Drugs are a force to be reckoned with, like a pack of wolves waiting to tear your life and family apart. Addicts will lie, cheat, and steal. They will sell out their best friend for a psychological effect that numbs their bodies and destroys their minds. Drugs are slowly rotting away the unde
Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the position of Lieutenant; a woman who has a "Dirty Harry" tendency or a man who reminds him of Steve Keller.
When young local filmmakers Espen Faugstad and Eivind Nilsen suddenly decide to travel to Uganda to make a documentary about the orphanage Nsumba, it is the start of the long line of events that make up the story of BRING CHILDREN FROM STREETS. The pair seek out Richard Kiwanuka who heads the Bring Children From Streets foundation. Forced to logde among the locals due to financial difficulties,
Nan, a racketeer's daughter, is in love with The Kid, a shooting gallery showman. Despite Nan's prodding, The Kid has no ambitions about joining the rackets and making enough money to support Nan in the lifestyle she's accustomed to. Her attitude changes after her father implicates her in a murder and she's sent to prison. During her incarceration, her father convinces The Kid to join the gang i
Hoodlum Tommy Shay is sentenced to die for the murder of Police Lieutenant Carson, although Tommy was in a poker game at the time with a man calling himself "Denver" Collins. Collins has disappeared, and perjured evidence leads to Tommy's conviction. Tommy's younger brother Danny and his gang of alley kids,"The Little Tough Guys"--- "Sailor", "Murphy", "Monk", "Trouble" and "Yap"---scheme to sav
Through interviews with leading historians, urban planners, and government officials, CONTESTED STREETS explores the history and culture of New York City streets from pre-automobile times to the present. This examination allows for an understanding of how the city, though the most well served by mass transit in the United States, has slowly relinquished what was a rich, multi-dimensional concept