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Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae
Mickey. the pub's young barman, is sure that his job is preventing him from 'getting on' in life. So he's returning to Ireland to take up a job with his brother. This, his last week, should be his most enjoyable...Fat chance!The landlord is in hospital, and Mickey is left in charge. The regulars appear on cue, taking the same seats in front of the same drinks at the same time as every other day. If only everything else about them was as predictable...With the eccentricities, ravings and antics, Mickey's own girl trouble, and the bizarre characters that pass through the pub, it's now shaping up to be the worst week of his life. But as the last day approaches and the madness reaches its climax, Mickey comes to understand the real people behind the regulars, and more importantly, that for all of them the pub represents a home from home - a haven where all their problems can be forgotten. He'd be crazy not to stay...
Sound It Out
The very last record shop in Teesside, UK.
Over the last five years an independent record shop has closed in the UK every three days.
SOUND IT OUT (75 mins) is a documentary portrait of the very last surviving vinyl record shop in Teesside, North East England. A cultural haven in one of the most deprived areas in the UK, SOUND IT OUT documents a place that is thriving against the odds and the local community that keeps it alive. Directed by Jeanie Finlay who grew up three miles from the shop.
A distinctive, funny and intimate film about men, the North and the irreplaceable role music plays in our lives.
Can one be a Catholic priest and an Observant Jew at the same time? 12 years after he was ordained as a Polish Catholic priest, Romuald Waszkinel discovers that he was born to Jewish parents, and that his name was Jacob Weksler. The film follows his amazing journey: from conducting mass in a church in Poland to life as an observant Jew in a religious kibbutz in Israel. Romuald is torn between two identities, between being Romuald Waszkinel or Jacob Weksler. He is unable to renounce either, and therefore is rejected by both religions and the state of Israel. He is required to choose.
Kano - An American and his harem
In 1969, an American Vietnam war hero relocates to a remote village in the Philippines and invites hundreds of women to live with him in his compound. Through money and violence, he was able to rule as a king. “It was like having a vacation everyday”, he recalls proudly.In 2002 he was charged with over 80 counts of rape.Victor Pearson is now in jail serving two life sentences, but many of the women remain by his side. Pearson and his harem form an extended family bound together with co-dependency and power issues. Although still behind bars, he has since married five of the women who testified against him in court keeping them in apartments in the neighbourhood.Unrepentant, Victor Pearson is undoubtedly a charismatic character who lived his dream. When confronted with his abuse of girls as young as fourteen, he claims that the lifestyle and education he provided these women with, outweigh the charges leveled at him.“Kano” is the fascinating story of a convicted rapist and the women who come together to form a most dysfunctional family.
Last Flight To Abuja
Based on true event...
A set of everyday Nigerian traveller’s board the last Flamingo Airways flight scheduled to fly from Lagos to Abuja on a fateful Friday night in 2006.
The plane cruises at 30,000 feet, tranquil and on schedule. But like a bolt out of the blue, through a mixture of human error, technical failure and sheer bad luck, the plane rapidly develops major difficulties that sends it teetering on the brink of disaster.
As the pilots fight with the controls of the stricken aero plane, a series of flashbacks unravel the twists, turns and leaps of fate that put each passenger on the fateful flight.
Young lovers, an elderly couple, a corporate party, a sportsman on the threshold of greatness; all the passengers are caught up in the nightmare scenario and sense the final moments of their lives approach. All...except one! What does he know?
Will they survive...The last flight
There is uneasy tension in the land. Someone is killing off corrupt government officials. The press and the police scramble to uncover the truth behind the mysterious deaths. The President (Gbenga Richards) orders his minister of state (Joke Silva) and Inspector General of Police (Segun Arinze) to solve the mystery in 30 DAYS. Meanwhile, Kene Alumona (CBA) has just arrived from New York for a 30 DAY vacation in his home country. He meets and falls for pretty Chinora Onu (Genevieve Nnaji). Soon his 30 DAY vacation turns into a hellish ride on the train of political intrigues, lies, revenge and murder lies and treachery. Are the murders random killings or is someone intentionally killing off these politicians? Who will be next? How far does the rabbit hole go? The answers may surprise you. Thirty days is an action thriller, a political drama and a love story rolled in to one.
The Best Is Yet To Come
The Tambola family thought they had seen the worst of the down side of wealth and power until the baby of the family, 27 year old Rebecca reveals her ambition. Is Rebecca really a Tambola? Ambition vs tradition.
Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance.
Africa United. Everything is possible.