Academy Award Nominees

5 Broken Cameras

5 Broken Cameras

Director: Guy Davidi, Emad Burnat
Year: 2011

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 BROKEN CAMERAS is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by...

5 Broken Cameras

Ajami

Ajami

Director: Yaron Shani, Scandar Copti
Year: 2009

Nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, Ajami is a bold crime drama set on the margins of an Arab ghetto. Working with a cast of non-actors in the real streets of Ajami itself, the film deftly meshes characters and conflicts with...

Ajami

Beaufort

Beaufort

Director: Joseph Cedar
Year: 2007

Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, BEAUFORT chronicles the final days of an Israeli army unit's tense, painful withdrawal in 2000 from a strategic bunker inside a 12th century Crusader fortress near the Lebanese border, marking the end of...

Beaufort

Boomerang

Boomerang

Director: Elia Kazan
Year: 1947

Eli Kazan (On the Waterfront) garnered critical acclaim for this suspenseful drama based on true events. When a priest is gunned down, the local police chief (Lee J. Cobb) undertakes a massive manhunt, eventually arriving at...

Boomerang

Boy on a Dolphin

Boy on a Dolphin

Director: Jean Negulesco
Year: 1957

Italian goddess Sophia Loren (Five Miles to Midnight) made her American film debut in this adventure yarn set upon the Greek island of Hydra. There in a seaside village the beautiful Phaedra (Loren), a sponge diver finds a breath-taking gold statue...

Boy on a Dolphin

Country

Country

Director: Richard Pearce
Year: 1984

Jewell and Gil Ivy work the land in America’s heartland, on a farm that has bound their family together for generations. For Jewel and Gil, the land has always been their life, so when government bureaucrats decide to take it all away, the...

Country

Dogtooth

Dogtooth

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Year: 2009

Graceful, enigmatic, and often frightening, DOGTOOTH is an ingenious dark comedy that won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, propelling Yorgos Lanthimos to the forefront of contemporary cinema's most ambitious young...

Dogtooth

Fire at Sea

Fire at Sea

Director: Gianfranco Rosi
Year: 2016

An Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature and the first nonfiction film to ever win the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, Fire at Sea takes place in Lampedusa, a remote Mediterranean island that has become a...

Fire at Sea

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

Year: 1970

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his...

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

Last Year at Marienbad

Last Year at Marienbad

Director: Alain Resnais
Year: 1961

This French New-Wave classic features stunning imagery, while deliberately avoiding conventional plot and character development. In a vast and opulent hotel, an unnamed man attempts to persuade a similarly unnamed married woman that they have not...

Last Year at Marienbad

Marriage Italian Style

Marriage Italian Style

Director: Vittorio De Sica
Year: 1964

In this Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Marcello Mastroianni co-stars as the irrepressibly carnal businessman Domenico, who discovers Loren's Filumena as a young prostitute. When he chooses to marry a young cashier instead of...

Marriage Italian Style

Of Fathers and Sons

Of Fathers and Sons

Director: Talal Derki
Year: 2018

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for World Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival, Of Fathers and Sons shares the daily life of a radical Islamist family with unparalleled intimacy, capturing the chilling moment when childhood dies and jihadism is...

Of Fathers and Sons

Omar

Omar

Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Year: 2013

Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to cross the separation wall to visit his secret love Nadia. But occupied Palestine knows neither simple love nor clear-cut war. On the other side of the wall, the sensitive young baker Omar becomes...

Omar

The Scent of Green Papaya

The Scent of Green Papaya

Director: Tran Anh Hung
Year: 1993

An Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film and winner of the Camera D'Or at the Cannes Films Festival, THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA is set in 1951 Saigon, where 10 year old Mui (Lu Man San) enters household service for an affluent but...

The Scent of Green Papaya

Separate Tables

Separate Tables

Director: Delbert Mann
Year: 1958

A cast of characters and their adventures at a British seaside hotel, guests include an alleged war hero (David Niven), a timid spinster (Deborah Kerr) and her domineering mother (Gladys Cooper), and a divorced couple (Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth)...

Separate Tables

Sophie Scholl-The Final Days

Sophie Scholl-The Final Days

Director: Marc Rothemund
Year: 2005

Sophie Scholl-The Final Days

A Star Is Born (1937)

A Star Is Born (1937)

Director: William Wellman
Year: 1937

From maverick filmmaker William A. Wellman (The Public Enemy, Nothing Sacred) comes the original, timeless tale of Hollywood fantasy and heartbreak: A STAR IS BORN. Janet Gaynor stars as Esther Blodgett, a small-time girl who get a lucky break in...

A Star Is Born (1937)

Sunflower

Sunflower

Director: Vittorio De Sica
Year: 1970

Giovanna is a steel-willed Italian woman on a desperate search to find her husband Antonio, who has gone missing on the WWII battlefields of Russia. Full of stunning images and powerful acting, together with an Academy Award-nominated score by Henry...

Sunflower

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