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Projectfreetv The Silent Revolution (2018)
An entire classroom of twelfth graders in the Communist-controlled German Democratic Republic is traumatized when they discover what is really happening during the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. This forbidden information brings them into conflict with the school and government authorities, and only by sticking together can they save one or all members of the class from persecution. Family ties are also called into question.
Director: Lars Kraume
Cast: Leonard Scheicher , Tom Gramenz , Lena Klenke , Isaiah Michalski , Jonas Dassler , Nora Labisch , Lena Labisch , Ronald Zehrfeld , Carina Wiese , Florian Lukas , Jördis Triebel , Daniel Krauss , Michael Gwisdek , Burghart Klaußner , Max Hopp
Projectfreetv Father\'s Kingdom (2017)
Father Divine was called an ingenious entrepreneur, a civil rights leader, a charlatan, a con man, and a fraud. His followers called him God. His religious movement once claimed to have millions of followers. Today, only a few remain, living as an interracial family on an exclusive estate outside of Philadelphia, struggling to keep Father\'s legacy alive.
Director: Lenny Feinberg
Release: December 20, 2013
Projectfreetv Saving Mr Banks (2013)
When Walt Disney's daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers' "Mary Poppins," he made them a promise - one that he didn't realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling and money grows short, Travers reluctantly agrees to go to Los Angeles to hear Disney's plans for the adaptation. For those two short weeks in 1961, Walt Disney pulls out all the stops. Armed with imaginative storyboards and chirpy songs from the talented Sherman brothers, Walt launches an all-out onslaught on P.L. Travers, but the prickly author doesn't budge. He soon begins to watch helplessly as Travers becomes increasingly immovable and the rights begin to move further away from his grasp. It is only when he reaches into his own childhood that Walt discovers the ...
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Bradley Whitford, Colin Farrell, Dendrie Taylor, Emma Thompson, Jason Schwartzman, Kathy Baker, Paul Giamatti, Rachel Griffiths, Ronan Vibert, Ruth Wilson, Tom Hanks
Projectfreetv A Tuba to Cuba (2019)
A TUBA TO CUBA follows New Orleans\' famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots from the storied city of jazz to the shores of Cuba. Along the way, they discover a deep cultural connection that transcends language, politics, color and creed. Join the band as they traverse post-embargo Cuba in search of the indigenous beats and rhythms that gave birth to New Orleans jazz. Dark, shared histories of slavery reveal an indelible cultural connection rooted in the hearts and minds of ancestors past. Encounters with some of Cuba\'s most iconic musicians give rise to both spontaneous and soulful collaborations. Living rooms, back alleys and cobbled stone streets soon bear witness to the connective power of music. Geopolitical divisions melt even further as the band encounters the struggles and hardships of their own city reflected in the streets of Cuba. It is as if they are one place and one people, born to combat despair, oppression, and poverty with ingenuity, humor...
Director: T.G. Herrington, Danny Clinch
Cast: Ben Jaffe , Walter Harris , Charlie Gabriel , Ronell Johnson , Clint Maedgen , Rickie Monie , Mark Anthony Braud , Win Butler , Régine Chassagne , Greg Lucas , Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Projectfreetv Chavela (2017)
Through its lyrical structure, will take viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Vargas. Centered around never before-seen interview footage of shot 20 years before her death in 2012, and guided by the stories in \'s songs, and the myths and tales others have told about her - as well as those she spread about herself - the film weaves an arresting portrait of a woman who dared to dress, speak, sing, and dream her unique life into being.
Director: Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi
Cast: Eugenia León , Jesusa Rodríguez , Tania Libertad , Marcela Rodríguez , Jose Alfredo Jimenez Jr. , Alicia Elena Pérez Duarte , Betty-Carol Sellen , Diana Ortega , Patria Jiménez Flores , Tlany Ortega , Liliana Felipe , Laura García Lorca , Mariana Gyalui , Pedro Almodóvar , Miguel Bosé
Projectfreetv Lucy Worsley\'s Christmas Carol Odyssey (2019)
Lucy Worsley reveals the surprising stories behind our favourite Christmas carols. From pagan rituals to religious conflicts, French dances and the First World War, carols reflect our history.
Director: Edmund Moriarty
Cast: Lucy Worsley
Projectfreetv 141 A.D. Mission in Dacia (2018)
\"Year 141 after Christ, in the Roman province of Dacia. An unusual appearance of a comet is observed on the night sky. The astrologers think it is a bad sign that will bring misfortune and death. In these frightening days, a deadly epidemic among cantoned soldiers spreads in a Roman fort (on the border of Dacia Province). Doctors are overcome by the situation. No one knows the cause of this disease and the number of deaths is steadily increasing. Four Roman explorers, led by the experienced Centurion Marcus - (along with his comrades Aquila, Tertius and Nerva) is sent by the commander of the fort - Prefect Cornelius Fulvius on a special mission to the unknown and unconquered territories beyond empire\'s border, those ruled by the Free Dacians, to find an unusual solution to this plague. The journey of the Romans to the mysterious Serpent Mountains becomes unexpected and adventurous. These are the dark times when Jupiter ruled the destinies of mortals - The mission of the Romans is ...
Director: Octavian Repede
Cast: Alexandru Belciu , Paul Bondane , Alexandru Bornea , Ioan Bârsan , Robert Cazacu , Cristian Ciomaga , Daniel Ciomaga , Elvis Ciurea , Sorin Cristea , Catalin Razvan Gutiu , Ion-Alexandru Jugravu , Mihai Melintei , Robert Mercurean , Ioan Mirut , Catalin Neghina
Projectfreetv Christmas at the Royal Hotel (2018)
In 1941, Hong Kong was the Casablanca of the East, a city full of war refugees, profiteers and spies. With the sudden attack by Japanese troops, a Canadian soldier\'s Christmas promise is broken during the Battle of Hong Kong.
Director: Craig McCourry
Cast: Harry Oram , Lydia Lee Tang , Ashley Leung , Wil Cheung , Michael Szuc , Vimal Vaz , Parker Chen , George John Alex , Nick Daryanani , Perrie Kapernaros , Jai Day , Rayve Tay , Jane Choi , Hiu Ching Li , Ines Laimins
Projectfreetv The Rise of Eve (2018)
For all the shame we hide For all the blame assigned It\'s time we have our say On how we are defined
Director: L. Burner
Projectfreetv Abraham Lincoln (1930)
Brief vignettes about Lincoln's early life include his birth, early jobs, (unsubstantiated) affair with Ann Rutledge, courtship of Mary Todd, and the Lincoln-Douglas debates; his presidency and the Civil War are followed in somewhat more detail, though without actual battle scenes; film concludes with the assassination.
Director: DW Griffith
Cast: Cameron Prud'Homme, Carl Stockdale, Charles Crockett, E Alyn Warren, Ed Brady, Edgar Dearing, Francis Ford, Frank Campeau, George MacQuarrie, Gordon Thorpe, Hank Bell, Harry Stubbs, Helen Freeman, Helen Ware, Henry B Walthall, Henry Kolker, Hobart Bosworth, Ian Keith, James Bradbury Sr, James Eagles, Jane Keckley, Jason Robards Sr, Kathrin Clare Ward, K
Projectfreetv Judy (2019)
Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Director: Rupert Goold
Cast: RenĂ©e Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Bella Ramsey, Gemma-Leah Devereux, Gaia Weiss, Philippe Spall, Fenella Woolgar, Lucy Russell, Andy Nyman, John Dagleish, Phil Dunster, Royce Pierreson
Projectfreetv We Shall Not Die Now (2019)
A chronicle of the Holocaust, exploring stories of survival, tragedy, hope, and resilience through one of history\'s darkest chapters.
Director: Ashton Gleckman
Cast: Benjamin Ferencz , Simon Srebnik , Filip Müller , Richard Glazar , Henrik Gawkowski , Claude Lanzmann , Moshe Baran , Michael Berenbaum , Jack Betteil , Steve Carr , Mike Cooper , Frank Grunwald , Isadore Helfing , Raul Hilberg , Cecilie Klein-Pollack
Projectfreetv Meeting Gorbachev (2019)
The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.
Director: Werner Herzog, André Singer
Cast: Yuri Andropov , James Baker , Leonid Brezhnev , Konstantin Chernenko , Mikhail Gorbachev , Raisa Maximovna Gorbacheva , Werner Herzog , Miklos Nemeth , Vladimir Putin , Ronald Reagan , George Shultz , André Singer , Horst Teltschik , Margaret Thatcher , Lech Walesa
Projectfreetv Poverty Inc (2019)
Should the western world decide the fate of other countries? Are we just so blind to other cultures and ways of living that we can\'t imagine any other way? The term WELFARE is way too common in our thinking. This film displays the \'law of unintended consequences\' all too well, and seeks to show people those unintended effects from the western way of providing aid to poverty stricken areas of the world.
Director: Gary Null, Valerie Van Cleve
Cast: Sasha Abramsky , Jordan Belfort , Joel Berg , Steve Brigham , Gerald Celente , Harvey Cox , Chris Hedges , Max Keiser , David Korten , Dennis Kucinich , Garry Leech , Frances Moore Lappé , Ralph Nader , Greg Palast , Michael Parenti
Projectfreetv Love Between the Covers (2015)
is a feature-length documentary film about the little-known, surprisingly powerful community of women who read and write romance novels. Romance fiction is a female-powered engine of commerce, a multibillion-dollar business, and a tech-savvy global sisterhood. Women who write and think about relationships turn out to be amazing community builders. takes us inside this world, one of the few places where women are always center stage, where female characters always win, where justice prevails in every book, and where the broad spectrum of desires of women from all backgrounds are not feared but explored unapologetically. For three years, we follow the lives of five published romance novel authors and one unpublished newbie as they build their businesses, find and lose loved ones, cope with a tsunami of change in publishing, and earn a living doing what they love-while empowering others to do the same. We watch romance authors and readers ...
Director: Laurie Kahn
Cast: Len Barot , Melanie Bernier , Mary Bly , Celeste Bradley , Robyn Carr , Amanda Collins , Susan Donovan , Kristan Higgins , Beverly Jenkins , Joanne Lockyer , Karen MacDonald , Nora Roberts , Jill Shalvis
Projectfreetv North Face (2008)
Based on a true story, is a survival drama film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation\'s Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss massif - the Eiger - two reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent.
Director: Philipp Stölzl
Cast: Benno Fürmann , Johanna Wokalek , Florian Lukas , Simon Schwarz , Georg Friedrich , Ulrich Tukur , Erwin Steinhauer , Branko Samarovski , Petra Morzé , Hanspeter Müller , Peter Zumstein , Martin Schick , Erni Mangold , Johannes Thanheiser , Arnd Schimkat
Projectfreetv Decade of Fire (2019)
As a kid in the South Bronx in the 1970s, Vivian Vazquez watched her tight-knit community become a burned-out ruin as an epidemic of fires raged through her Black and Puerto Rican neighborhood. As Vivian seeks to understand the lasting effects of this tragedy on her family and community, she uncovers a story of injustice, survival and hope that resonates deeply in cities today.
Director: Gretchen Hildebran, Vivian Vazquez
Cast: Carmen Rosado , Hetty Fox , Robert Foster , Ramón Rueda , Mike Amadeo , John T. O'Hagan , Ronald Reagan
Projectfreetv Amendment 10/60 (2013)
In a post nuclear era where owning books is a felony and the intellectual community is persecuted, a group of scientists is trying in vain to find a way to save the world. A Professor\'s assistant will be called upon to make the most difficult decision of his life.
Director: Akis Polizos
Cast: Orfeas Avgoustidis , Yiorgos Gallos , Alexandros Logothetis , Vicky Papadopoulou , Manos Vakousis
Projectfreetv Raise the Red Lantern (1992)
China in the 1920\'s. After her father\'s death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate houses within the great castle. The competition between the wives is tough, as their master\'s attention carries power, status and privilege. Each night Chen must decide with which wife to spend the night and a red lantern is lit in front of the house of his choice. And each wife schemes and plots to make sure it\'s hers. However, things get out of hand...
Director: Yimou Zhang
Cast: Li Gong , Saifei He , Jingwu Ma , Cuifen Cao , Qi Zhao , Lin Kong , Shuyuan Jin , Weimin Ding , Zengyin Cao , Zhigang Cui , Chu Xiao
Projectfreetv Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)
In the spring of 1981 Irish Republican Bobby Sands\' 66-day hunger strike brought the attention of the world to his cause. Drawing on an Irish Republican tradition of martyrdom, Sands\' emotive, non-violent protest to be classified as a political prisoner became a defining moment in 20th century Irish history. Sands\' death after 66 days marked a key turning point in the relationship between Britain and Ireland, and brought a global spotlight to the Northern Irish conflict which eventually triggered international efforts to resolve it. 66 DAYS is a major feature length documentary exploring Sands\' remarkable life and death, 35 years on from his ultimate sacrifice. The spine of the film is comprised of Sands\' own words, drawn from his hunger strike diary, a unique insight into the man and his beliefs as he embarked on his final journey. Directed by award winning filmmaker Brendan J Byrne and produced by Trevor Birney of Fine Point Films, this landmark non-fiction feature film will have ...
Director: Brendan Byrne
Cast: Gerry Adams , Michael Alison , Humphrey Atkins , Aram Bakshian , Mario Biaggi , Michael Biggs , Tony Blair , Neil Blaney , Owen Carron , Ronnie Close , Tim Pat Coogan , Sile De Valera , Danny Devenny , Bernadette Devlin , Seán Donlon