It follows The New York Times bestselling author (How to Be Black), podcaster (How to Citizen with Baratunde), and outdoor enthusiast on his journey to explore the country's diverse landscapes and discover how they shape our outdoor lives. Wherever we live, we share a love for the wild, but in a country as big and diverse as America we have vastly different ways to find and experience nature. From coal miners turned beekeepers in Appalachia to Black...
Welcome to Opal City: known for free mining, endless desert and, to a select few, vampires. This remote desert mining town is the last colonial stronghold for vampires and when the King Vampire arrives with plans to take over the land and kidnap locals for their blood, it's up to two Aboriginal renegades, Tyson and Shanika, to stop him and end the 230 year war. But how can a reckless 'semi alcoholic' and a teenaged orphan destroy an entire vampire...
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Plants live secret, unseen lives. They are capable of forming mutually beneficial relationships with animals. But they can also be as aggressive, competitive, and dramatic as any living thing on our planet. Using specialist cameras, this spectacular series allows us to travel beyond the power of the human eye, to look closer at their interconnected world. Each episode introduces a set of plants, reveals the battles they face, and the ingenious ways...
The story of a Zanzibari woman, Samira, who aspires to have a family like all of her friends, but is also determined to pursue higher education and a career. Throughout seven years of her life, amidst social pressures and the ever-present need to respect traditions, she must choose one life over the other, it seems. A brilliant look at the inspiring trajectory of a modern, young African woman's goals and freedoms. Filmed with a sensitive eye that...
Academy Award winner Andrea Arnold returns with an intimate portrait of one dairy cow's life. The film highlights the beauty and challenges cows face, and their great service to us all.
6) Faya dayi
Criterion collection volume 1141
A sublime work of personal vision, the debut feature by the Mexican Ethiopian filmmaker Jessica Beshir is a hypnotic documentary immersion in the world of Ethiopia₂s Oromo community, a place where one commodity khat, a euphoria-inducing plant once prized for its supposedly mystical properties holds sway over the rituals and rhythms of everyday life. As if under the influence of the drug itself, Faya Dayi unfurls as intoxicating, trance state cinema,...
Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy, they're friends, sometimes lovers and often both.
"Bluey is a loveable, inexhaustible little six-year-old Blue Heeler dog, who lives with her Mum, Dad and her four-year-old little sister, Bingo. Like every kid her age, the thing Bluey likes to do best is play games that unfold in unpredictable and hilarious ways, bringing her family and the whole neighborhood into her world of fun"--Container.
In nineteenth-century England, jilted by London₂s most eligible bachelor, Julia convinces her friend to play the role of his ideal match. Soon, Mr. Malcolm wonders whether he₂s found the perfect woman or the perfect hoax.
10) The spy
Based on a true story, it centers around Sonja Wigert, Scandinavia's most acclaimed and popular female movie star, who lives in Stockholm when World War II breaks out. Top Nazi officials want Sonja to help power their propaganda machine through the movies she stars in. When her father is imprisoned by the Nazis, Sonja enlists as a spy for the Swedish secret service before meeting the Nazis in Oslo to flirt her father out of prison. In the process...
11) Defining us
Defining Us tells the up close and personal stories of children of color who are now the majority of America's youth.
12) Radium girls
Based on true events, it follows teen sisters, Bessie and Jo Cavallo, who dream of Hollywood and Egyptian pyramids as they paint luminous watch dials at the American Radium factory in New Jersey. When Jo loses a tooth, Bessie's world is turned upside down as a mystery slowly unravels. She discovers a corporate cover-up and, in a radical coming of age story, Bessie and the Radium Girls decide to take on American Radium. Based on historical events,...