We don't know a lot about Yick Wo. We're not even sure that was his name. But it was the name of the laundry business he owned in San Francisco in the late nineteenth century. And it was the name listed on a Supreme Court decision that forever changed American law. In 1880, the city of San Francisco passed a health and safety ordinance: all laundries in wooden buildings had to get the approval o
In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chlo╬ Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyon
7-year old Nathan is a lively and sweet child who wants nothing else but to please his mother, but getting constantly emotionally abused at home 5 years later, 10-years old Adam moves to a new city where he meets older Nathan who becomes a violent bully and abuser himself due to the torment he continues to experience at home. Adam's sister, Miranda, encourages Adam to ask for help but fails to c
The tallest waterfalls, the biggest flowers. The equator is home to some of the most spectacular locations on the planet. And a wide variety of cultures. Today, satellites also link some of the world's most remote spots. Film follows an Australian film crew as they attempt to document the cultures all the way around the world. Every village had a satellite dish.
The director learns about his relatives' past in a letter from his mother. Former guerrilla fighters who fought for revolution in Malaysia speak in front of the camera. Calling forth images of their training and the stage of a history of colonialism, the director investigates the identity of ethnic Chinese in Borneo Island.