Keyword: dictatorship

Interview

The Interview (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/09/2014
Dave Skylark and his producer, Aaron Rapoport, run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show "Skylark Tonight." When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two...
Dance of Reality

The Dance of Reality (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
In Chile, little Alejandro grows up within an uprooted family in the small coastal town of Tocopilla. He is pampered and protected by his mother who is a singer, but his father Jaime, an arrogant communist defying any religious authority, is harsh and violent toward him. As Jaime sets out to kill the Chilean president, Alejandro suddenly has a revelation that changes his perceptions following...
Elena

Elena (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven-year-old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few clues about her: home movies...
Dir: Petra Costa
With: N/A
Radio Free Albemuth

Radio Free Albemuth (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
In 1985, America is under the authoritarian control of President Fremont, an alarmist who has eliminated all civil liberties. After receiving strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS, Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady uproots his family and moves to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. There, with the help of a mysterious woman named Silvia and his best...
Tatuagem

Tatuagem (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Brazil, 1978. The military dictatorship that resulted from a coup in 1964 begins to stumble. In a cabaret-like theater located on the periphery between two cities in the northeast of Brazil a group of artists challenges power and conventional morality with theater plays and public interferences. Led by Clécio Wanderley, the troupe Chão de Estrelas, strongly supported by gays, intellectuals and...

E-Team (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Ross Kauffman
With: N/A
Finding Fela

Finding Fela (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 05/07/2014
Fela Anikulapo Kuti created the musical movement Afrobeat and used it as a political forum to oppose the Nigerian dictatorship and advocate for the rights of oppressed people. Here, we get a look at his life, music, and political importance.
Dir: Alex Gibney
With: N/A

Khrushchev Does America (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In 1959, at the height of the Cold War, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev embarked on a two-week public relations tour across the United States. Americans could note wait to get a glimpse of a Communist dictator visiting their landmarks and experiencing local hospitality. Khrushchev turned on his charm and quick wit. By the time he reached the West Coast, the US was enthralled by his presence...
Dir: Tim Toidze
With: N/A