Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house and begins to adjust to life. He is in for trouble however when a local girl is banished to the island by her father, who then comes after Crusoe.
"Lt. Watada" tells the story of the first commissioned military officer to refuse to deploy to Iraq and to speak publicly about his belief that the war is illegal and a violation of his oath.
LT: The Life & Times, a feature-length documentary film chronicling the spectacular on-field Hall of Fame NFL career of Lawrence Taylor, as well as his tumultuous off-field life. The documentary will be the first-ever in-depth look focusing on Taylor's life with never-before-heard stories from Taylor, his family and friends, his former teammates and coaches on his playing days with the New York Giants, as well as his infamous off-field challenges, including his trials, and the troubling times that have plagued him throughout his life.
An inquiry into the death of a Navy lieutenant who was in a crash of the controversial MH-53E helicopter model.
Tony Musante stars in this made-for-TV courtroom drama as Lt. William Calley, the U.S. Army officer charged with ordering American soldiers to kill scores of civilians in the Vietnamese village of My Lai on March 16, 1968. Co-director Stanley Kramer provides explanatory narration throughout the film, which also features Harrison Ford in a brief but powerful role as a soldier in Calley's unit.
Short science fiction film, a companion piece to Kluge's Der Große Verhau and Willi Tobler und der Untergang der 6. Flotte.
Six newly-married, diverse, honeymooning couples face marital bliss and discord, finding out more about themselves, their significant others and life in this happy-go-lucky, quirky drama.
The first officer in the United States Army to refuse deployment to Iraq on moral grounds, and attempts to clarify the issues that prompted Lt. Watada to choose the course he did in order to protest an immoral and, to him, unconstitutional war.
A change of scenery. Just Follow Law succinctly presented images of sterile Singapore in her most grandest splendor. Ah Long Pte Ltd (ALPL) however, is a conscious effort to honestly portray the grounds on which opposing parties with an ironic interdependence between them tread on.The back alleys of downtown KL - the rough and rugged terrain; the cold, fearsome, almost savage-like disposition of its inhabitants - all these are characteristics of the major roles depicted in this film.
Two apartments are joined together, the demolition of a wall transfers two small flats into a big one. Seven young people move in and share the living quarters. They all have definite ideas about life and living together and want to make them come true. But they don´t really know what they want. Everyday life causes problems and when a merry-go-round of changing relationships among the young people begins to run quicker and quicker, the constant moving from one room to the other ands before the eyes of the astonished house superintendent with the setting up again of the wall which separated the two walls.
The comedy unfolds in the attractive environs of the never-ending filming of a TV series. The performance opens up with wonderful interplay of relationships, characters, situations, conflicts, big hopes and ambitious plans interwoven with a love motif. At the end of this bizarre story we are surprised by the harmony created from the discord of authentic human emotions.
Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need. What ensues is a hilarious wedding charade as they try to pull off the big con, and an unexpected budding bromance between Doug and his fake best man Jimmy.
An anti-romantic comedy for the masses.
The "Israel Experience" is the biggest Zionist project in over a decade. Its sole purpose is to create new allies for the State of Israel in times of crisis. To this end, "Israel Experience" provides young Jews from around the world guided tours of the Holy Land. The film accompanies a group of young Americans on their intensive bus journey across a strong and righteous Israel. The marketing of Israel as such, juxtaposed against the reality, reveals our need as a society to not confront our flaws.
An early short film by Jennifer Phang about sexuality produced for Frameline.
Documentary about 1000Robota - a music band from Hamburg, Germany. Director Sandra Trostel followed the band, Anton Spielman, Jonas Hinnerkort and Sebastian Muxfeldt for three years. Premiered at Berlinale 2011.
The Archives Du Film Du CNC holds a complete copy.
Askey stars as a man trying to save his flagging escort agency. A new partner suggests getting some new girls in, just in time for the soldiers' leave. The film also features the English singing favourite of the forties, Anne Shelton.