Keyword: compassion

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 10/23/2008
A fragile, anxious boy, 12-year-old Oskar is regularly bullied by his stronger classmates but never strikes back. The lonely boy's wish for a friend seems to come true when he meets Eli, also 12, who moves in next door to him with her father. A pale, serious young girl, she only comes out at night and doesn't seem affected by the freezing temperatures. Coinciding with Eli's arrival is a series of...
Schindler's List

Schindler's List (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 185 minutes Release date: 12/14/1993
The true story of Austrian industrialist Oskar Schindler, who harbored Polish Jews during WWII by using them as workers in his factory. Schindler saved 1,100 Jews from certain death.
What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 02/12/2015
Flatmates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires just trying to get by in modern society. From paying rent and sharing housework to trying to get into nightclubs, they're just like anyone else - except they're immortal and must feast on human blood. When their 8,000 year-old flatmate, Petyr, turns 20-something human hipster Nick into a vampire, the guys must guide him through his new found...
Mommy

Mommy (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 01/22/2015
In near-future Quebec, a new law allows parents to bypass the court system and commit problem children directly into state care. Nevertheless, widow Diana makes a last ditch effort to keep her volatile, 15-year-old son, Steve, out of an institution by homeschooling him with the help of a mousy, withdrawn neighbor.

Juanicas (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/26/2015
"Juanicas" is an compassionate and bittersweet portrait of a mental illness affected Mexican immigrant family. For over ten years, filmmaker Karina Garcia Casanova has been documenting her complex relationship with her mother and brother, both suffering from bipolar disorder. She attempts to make sense of this event and come to terms with her past when her brother commits suicide.
Autrui

Autrui (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/26/2015
Luce led a quiet life. This is an introverted young woman, fragile, without ambition or project, overtaken by frantic lives she sees around her. Eloi, the tramp she saw on his way to his work is about to freeze to death in the alley. So she takes him home to allow him to recover. He stayed there two months. Cohabitation will be painful, but gradually the charitable stubbornness Luce Eloi will...
Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine

Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
On October 7, 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, tied to a fence and left to die because he was gay. Years later, Michele Josue, a close friend of Matt's, revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, as Matt's all-too-brief life is remembered through the vivid testimonies of those whose lives he touched, from the friends and...
Dir: Michele Josue
With: N/A

The Lady in the Van (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 04/24/2014
A beach bum finds his quiet life upended by dreadful news and sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of revenge. Proving an inept assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

Same Kind of Different as Me (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/19/2015
Based on a true story that chronicles an unlikely friendship between a wealthy art dealer struggling to save his marriage and drifter living on the streets.
Dances With Wolves

Dances With Wolves (1990)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 180 minutes Release date: 11/08/1990
Dunbar is a Civil War soldier who requests a transfer to the western frontier. Alone at his post, Dunbar befriends the nearby Sioux Indians, slowly becoming accepted into their culture. When the army returns, Dunbar finds himself torn between two worlds, and must decide where his allegiance lies.
Camp X-Ray

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay instead, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees.

Max (2015)

Rated: PG Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/20/2015
Belgian Shepard Malinois Max, a military working dog, returns from active service in Afghanistan shaken up by his handler's death. Out of control and seriously stressed, Max is adopted by the handler's bereaved family and bonds with the marine's troubled 14-year old brother. Together, they unravel the mystery surrounding Max's handler's death and bring the family together again. Inspired by true...
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
A formidable retired woman, Lily Harrison hires acerbic dance instructor Michael Minetti to give her private dance lessons -one per week for six weeks- in her gulf-front condo in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. What begins as an incompatible relationship blossoms into an intimate friendship as these two people from very different backgrounds reveal their secrets, fears, and joys while dancing the...
Pelo Malo

Pelo Malo (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/18/2014
Nine-year-old Junior lives with his widowed mother in a Caracas tenement and has become obsessed with the idea that he has bad hair. He wants to iron his curls and have straight hair for his school photo so he'll look like one of his favorite pop stars. Junior's mother is unemployed, exhausted from the pressure of raising her two children alone, and is beginning to uncomfortably suspect that her...
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

Rated: G Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 03/13/2008
An imaginative elephant named Horton hears a faint cry for help coming from a tiny speck of dust floating through the air. Although Horton doesn't know it yet, that speck houses an entire city named Who-ville, inhabited by the microscopic Whos, led by the Mayor. Despite being ridiculed and threatened by his neighbors, who think he has lost his mind, Horton is determined to save the...
Dolphin Tale 2

Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, headed by Dr. Clay Haskett, rescued Winter. With the help of Dr. Cameron McCarthy, who developed a unique prosthetic tail for the injured dolphin, they were able to save her life. Yet their fight is not over. Winter's surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away...
Pelican Dreams

Pelican Dreams (2014)

Rated: G Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 10/23/2014
Filmmaker Judy Irving follows a wayward California brown pelican from her capture on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges. Along the way, she explores questions about wildness: how close can we get to a wild animal without taming or harming it? Why do we need...
Dir: Judy Irving
With: N/A
Mardaani

Mardaani (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 152 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
Shivani Shivaji Roy is an astute cop working in a Mumbai Crime Branch unit. Deft at picking up hidden clues and fearless in confronting hardened criminals, Shivani stumbles into the world of debauchery, cruel desires and exploitation and onto a case that will change her life forever. A teenage girl who is like a daughter to her is kidnapped by the child trafficking mafia and smuggled outside the...
Je m'appelle Hmmm...

Je m'appelle Hmmm... (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 01/27/2015
Eleven-year-old Céline meets forty-year-old Peter. Together, they go on a journey in his red truck. She is desperate to escape her incestuous father. Far from his native England, he struggles with the sad memory of his lost wife and daughter. Over the course of a few days, Céline experiences her first true moments of childhood and lightness as Peter treats her like an aging angel.
Korengal

Korengal (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
From May 2007 to July 2008, Sebastian Junger and his colleague, Tim Hetherington, chronicled the deployment of a platoon of U.S. troops in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan, and the experiences they captured became the documentary film "Restrepo." Constructed by Junger from their unused footage, this film picks up where the previous one left off: the same men, the same valley, the same...
Dir: Sebastian Junger
With: N/A

Tiger Lily Road (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 10/23/2014
Annie and Louise, share a secluded cottage in the woods with Annie's semi-invalid mother. Annie, a small town vet is also a compulsive empathizer, according to Louise. That's why the casualty rate on her relationships has been so high. But Louise, the "class slut," hasn't done any better. After a demeaning encounter with Annie's old boyfriend, Annie and Louise drink tequila and swear a blood oath...
Watchers of the Sky

Watchers of the Sky (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
With his provocative question "why is the killing of a million a lesser crime than the killing of an individual?" Polish-Jewish lawyer and linguist Raphael Lemkin, who coined the term genocide, changed the course of history. Before Lemkin, the notion of accountability for war crimes was virtually non-existent. After experiencing the barbarity of the Holocaust firsthand, he devoted his life to...
Dir: Edet Belzberg
With: N/A
Scroll: Transformation

The Scroll: Transformation (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
As the global landscape becomes increasingly narrow and shocking world event reporting becomes every day chit chat, heart to heart and head to head conversations within the faith based community have become more important than ever. The second installment in the Scroll series was recorded in an intimate, close-cropped setting to engage the viewer as if he or she is soul seeking wisdom at the foot...

Panic 5 Bravo (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 12/04/2014
Four paramedics in Arizona pick up the code "5 Bravo," a shooting, and the victim is only a few hundred yards away from them, but on the other side of the Mexican border. They decide to rescue the dying victim and illegally cross to do so. Before long, they find themselves in danger from a drug lord.