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The Younger family, frustrated with living in their crowded Chicago apartment, sees the arrival of a $10,000 insurance check as the answer to their prayers. Matriarch Lena Younger (Claudia McNeil) promptly puts a down payment on a house in an all-white suburban neighborhood. But the family is divided when Lena entrusts the balance of the money to her mercurial son Walter Lee (Poitier), against the wishes of her daughter (Diana Sands) and daughter-in-law (Ruby Dee). It takes the strength and inte find out more...

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Brilliant adaptation of the John Grisham novel. When two rednecks rape a 10-year-old old black girl, but look set to walk free, her distraught father shoots them dead. But this is the Deep South, and retribution will not be tolerated from a "negro". Powerful, thought-provoking courtroom thriller.

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1960s; young scouser Jude crosses the Atlantic and meets upper class Lucy in this musical tale of two star-crossed lovers set against the raging waters of the volatile 60s counterculture movement; race riots, Vietnam, civil rights, protest, music, drugs, dance, art, hippies and psychedelia. Over 30 Beatles songs are woven into the plot together with visual allusions to their films and, with cameos from Bono and Eddie Izzard, this weird, loud and colourful montage will either have you breaking ou find out more...

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Inside this conventionally structured biopic resides an extraordinary story of an extraordinary man. William Wilberforce was the parliamentary spokesman for a group of radicalised young Evangelists (and Quakers), who despised the money politics and corruption of late 18th Century UK politics and who fought for many reformist policies, the most notable of which was the one this film annotates, the abolition of slavery, a process that took years of political skulduggery and the slow passage of find out more...


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Following the fall of the Taliban, Nogreh, a young woman, decides to resume her education so as to be to fulfil her ambitions to enter politics. Her fundamentalist father, however, feels that his world has collapsed. With refugees flooding to the city Nogreh and her father are forced to move from place to place for shelter as their living conditions become overcrowded. find out more...
BAMAKO (2006)

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In the shared courtyard of a house in Mali's capital, two interlocking trials take place, one describes the disintegration of a couple's marriage, the other the inept and deceitful policies of the World Bank and the IMF; but as pleas for common sense and decency swirl through the building, the simple necessity of life continues to dominate the communal courtyard. Both a beautifully observed drama and a keenly knowing satire, Bamako is an eminently watchable piece of modern African cinema. find out more...

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An Oscar nominee and Golden Lion winner, this three part film starts with a monk escorting an Albanian girl through a gorgeous Macedonian setting, then moves to London, where an exile lives, and finally returns to a divided Balkan village where gun touting Macedonian and Albanian ethnics fan their mutual hatred. The human tragedy of war contrasts with a stunning landscape. Beautiful, moving, superb. find out more...

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Chronicles the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City, who was equal parts politician and gangster.
High production values and a fine ensemble cast: HBO knows how to do TV.

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Mexican sisters Maya and Rosa work as cleaners in an LA office block and, after meeting with an impassioned activist, they realise the abuse of the corporate system. They organise a series of protests against their employers and before long are leading a campaign that has caught the city's attention. "Bread and Roses" is based on the real life 'Justice for Janitors' battle and, as you would expect from director Ken Loach, is a powerful and affecting story about the angered voice of the underdog, find out more...