'Daydreams and Fairy tales' is a story about the power of imagination, the power of innocence and the shattering power of reality. The story follows the child, Peter, as he tells the story of the events of his day, as his world of fantasy envelops us.
Fifty years have passed since the fabled March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King presented his dream. Now, the hopes and utopian desires of that dream have faded, leaving behind stains of diminished expectations and ancient, undying terrors. What does it mean to be Black in America today? Director and legendary cinematographer Arthur Jafa tears at the epistemological roots of this quest
While on vacation a disconnected family gets stranded near mystical Mt. Shasta and amazing possibilities open up. A family drama grows into a spiritual mystery, and finally becomes a mystical adventure. A glimpse into the subtle but intense possibilities of the human spirit, this story delves into that magical lore between reality and illusions, dreams and awake, and life and immortality.
Full length feature documentary telling the story of an unsigned UK indie rock band (Device) in the early 2000's. Filmed over three years, we see the band's hopes and dreams matched only by optimism and self belief, but will their star shine or burn out?
After an accident in his past, KEN, a security night watchman, retired from kick boxing. His wife, NAMIKO, also works to make their livelihood together. Kenji, who needs the money, gets introduced by a friend and takes a job as a bodyguard for NITTA, a mafia boss.
A young girl finds life with her staid parents Irksome, and decides to see the world. She falls asleep on a bench in a park and dreams of her future life. In rapid review visions pass, showing herself in handsome gowns and indulging in a life of recklessness. Finally she sees the inevitable end and is in despair. She awakens at this point, and is overjoyed to find that it has been all a dream, a
Billy is a teenage outcast in search of his life's true meaning. Day by day, he slaves away at the local burger joint, only to return home to a paraplegic father, whose own dreams of happiness have faded away in an alcoholic haze. Nonetheless, Billy tries to bond with his delusional father, but cannot break through the many layers of pain and regret that surround him. Frustrated, Billy longs to
The latest series brought to Australian screens is the 13-week TVS arts series titled Dreams and Visions. This weekly 30 minute arts program showcases 4 to 5 stories each week on Australian artists and has received a positive reaction in the media mainly due to its universal appeal. It's ability to share the aesthetics of an ensemble of creative professionals which enables viewers to travel vica
William Joseph Petrie painted screaming angels, talking cows, drag queens, cowboys, Elvis and Jonas Salk, landscapes lit by shooting stars, mammoth hearts beating wildly in the sky, athletes dancing cheek to cheek, frenzied fundamentalists and scenes of sacred solitude. In Dreams Awake is the heartfelt story of this prolific painter, tobacco farmer, political activist and passionate gay man livi
The project 'Women of Faith for Peace: Jerusalem' began four years ago thanks to two women: Lia G. Beltrami a Christian director, and Hedva Goldschmidt, an Orthodox Jewish film distributor. The aim of 'Women of Faith for Peace' is to promote the role of women in supporting dialogue, and their equal and full participation in all efforts to create and maintain peace in Israel. It all started with