During the last forty years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our recent history ; international conflicts, starvations and exodus… He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, of grandiose landscapes : a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty. Sebastião's Salgado's life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who went with him during his last journeys, and by Wim Wenders, a photographer himself.
The film’s protagonist, Ahmet, was tending sheep high in the mountains when a merciless mudflow destroyed his house, taking with it all his family and friends. And Ahmet leaves his home, for the first time in his 30-year-long life, for faraway Moscow in search of his only surviving cousin. On his way he meets different people… The train conductor takes him under her wardship, instructing him about life in the city of which he has no idea whatsoever. Though he’s lost his bearing in this world, Ahmet is charging people who more fortunate than himself with his kindness and joi de vivre. The shooting took place in Alagir Canyon, next to Karmadon Canyon where Sergey Bodrov’s production group had perished. Yaropolk Lapshin had completed shooting two days before the Karmadon tragedy.
Rising young German leading man Horst Buccholz followed up his award-winning performance in Sky Without Stars with his starring role in Die Halbstarken. The title translates to "The Half-Strong Ones", in reference to the film's juvenile-delinquent protagonists. Though virtually irredeemable, Buccholz's gang-leader character is softened somewhat by his love for tenement girl Karin Baal. With the exception of Buccholz, most of the young toughs in the film are nonprofessionals, exuding a raw energy that many "pros" could not emulate. Most of Die Halbstarken was lensed on location in genuine gang-ridden urban neighborhoods.
After a computer operator has been through a painful relationship, he is determined to look the other way every time any interesting woman enters his life. He has his other loves - photography and model planes - to challenge him anyway. However, one day a car breaks down in front of his house, and a young mother with her 10-year-old daughter come in looking for assistance. The daughter is endearing and would make a terrific subject for a photo contest. As both the young mother and the computer operator studiously ignore the flicker of romantic sparks, it is only a matter of time before the flame either grows or is extinguished.
A bookie uses a phony real estate business as a front for his betting parlor. To further keep up the sham, he hires dim-witted Ellen Grant as his secretary figuring she won't suspect any criminal goings-on. When Ellen learns of some friends who are about to lose their homes, she unwittingly drafts her boss into developing a new low-cost housing development.
The issues the miners strike for include equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and safety issues.Ramon Quintero helps organize the strike, but at home he treats his wife,Esperanza Quintero,as a second class citizen.Esperanza who is pregnant with their third child,is usually passive but she changes her attitude when the men are forced to end their picketing by a Taft-Hartley Act injuction.
Get swept up in the action as an armored car driver (Christian Slater) tries to elude a gang of thieves (led by Morgan Freeman) while a flood ravages the countryside. Hard Rain is "a wild, thrilling, chilling action ride" filled with close calls, uncertain loyalties and heart-stopping heroics.
At Ngay Ngay, a village in northern Senegal, there are real natural evaporative basins in which depending on the year large or small quantities of sea salt dry out. Located 15 kilometres from Saint-Louis, the village is living around a complex community organisation: men divide the salt fields into plots, and women are those who harvest. In the end, the men receive a share of the crop, while women are those who took great pains over the harvesting.
Far from the reverberations of contemporary society, the Guérande Salt Marshes have a rhythm of their own throughout the year. After winter restoration work, the mosaic of shallow salt pans are prepared, which let water circulate; combined with the effects of the sun and the wind, these allow the salt to crystallize. By the end of the process, as at the end of the film, the fine salt flower crystals float on the surface above the bigger crystals on the bottom in all directions at once.
The production of sea salt flower is a process of concentration and saturation of sea water in order to form salt crystals. The agriculture character of the activity is evoked by the term "salt garden". Six poetic pictures, five based on the sun, the wind and the sea, while the last lingers on a small park left fallow.
A Danish clip of the boat Selandia.
Could we get all our energy needs from sea water and the salt it contains? Are we to witness a time when salt will power our engines and factories, and light up our cities? Could this be the final curtain not only for shale gas and oil, but also the burning of fossil fuels and the beginning of a gentler form of energy that is definitely renewable? This documentary explores the latest research on sea water and the way scientists allover the world are working on "Blue Energy". This research could bring about a major change in our time...
London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.
"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.
In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for her guitarist, Chris Perez, who draws the ire of her father. Seeking mainstream stardom, Selena begins recording an English-language album which, tragically, she would never complete.
A group of Italian tourists on holiday in the Caribbean are stranded on a desert island when their small airplane is forced to an emergency landing. How will they manage to survive?
An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.
After being the subject of an embarrassing viral video, a self-involved 20-something enlists the help of a marketing expert to revamp her image in the real world.
Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows Harry Gordon Selfridge ('Mile a Minute Harry'), a man with a mission to make shopping as thrilling as sex. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry created a theater of retail where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining - or just eccentric - was showcased.
Bo' Selecta! is a British sketch show written and performed by Leigh Francis, which lampoons popular culture and is known for its often surreal, abstract toilet humour.
Two teen cricket prodigies struggle against their overbearing father and a system stacked against them to realize their own ambitions and identities.
Reality series where Jonathan and Drew help homeowners take their next step up the property ladder. Featuring two pivotal real estate moments, double the stress, and twice the manpower, first Jon renovates the family's home for a successful sale, while Drew hunts down the best options for the family's next property and oversees the selling and buying.
YouTube stars Ben Brown and Steve Booker undertake a series of photo challenges across the world.
The training programme of one of World War Two's most covert organisations, the Special Operations Executive or SEO, is resurrected.
A reality show contest where sixteen or more castaways split between two or more “Tribes” are taken to a remote isolated location and are forced to live off the land with meager supplies for roughly 39 days. Frequent physical challenges are used to pit the tribes against each other for rewards, such as food or luxuries, or for “Immunity”, forcing the other tribe to attend “Tribal Council”, where they must vote off one of their players.
Selvi was a Tamil soap opera aired on India's Sun TV Network. It is produced by Radaan Mediaworks Limited, as the successor to its two previous hit serials, Chithi and Annamalai. Its 499 episodes run began on 24 January 2005 and came to an end on 29 December 2006. This serial was dubbed in Telugu and was Broadcast in Gemini TV as "Laks hmi".
A comedy show which follows a modern village family and many of their neighbors, dealing with Serbian mentality during the beginning of XXI century.
A SECRET HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY The legacy of famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud informs the lives of people throughout the world even to this day, though it's a phenomenon to which most are unaware. The film is an exhaustive examination of his theories on human desire, and how they're applied to platforms such as advertising, consumerism and politics.
Best Selling Secrets is a TVB modern sitcom series broadcast from March 2007 to August 2008. The sitcom is about office politics in an advertisement company, as well as family and romantic relationships amongst the characters.
Selecţia Naţională is a song contest which takes place every year in Bucharest, Romania. This contest decides who will represent Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest. The contest started in 1993, when Dida Drăgan took the title. The record for the most points ever given in the contest is held by the 1998 winner Mălina Olinescu, with 634 points. Since 2006, the jury points were replaced by a system combining the points attributed after the juries and tele-voting choices are made into points 1 to 8 and then 10 and 12. The winner can finish with a total of 24 points at most, as if it would get the 12 points from both the jury and the voting. Over the years, the contest was held in various venues, from TV studios to concert halls, circuses or even outdoor. The recurrent venue for the Selection is the Studio 3 of TVR. The most famous winners include Luminiţa Anghel, Mihai Trăistariu, Elena Gheorghe, Paula Seling or Mandinga. The current titleholder is Latino band Mandinga with the song "Zaleilah" which won by 22 points.
A girl gets romantic advice from herself ten years in the future via text message.