Keyword: disease

World War Z

World War Z (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 06/20/2013
On an ordinary day, Gerry Lane and his family find their quiet drive interrupted by urban gridlock. An ex-United Nations investigator, Lane senses that this is no ordinary traffic jam. As police helicopters buzz the sky and motorcycle cops careen wildly below, the city erupts into chaos. Something is causing hordes of people to viciously attack each other - a lethal virus that is spread through a...
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/04/2011
While San Francisco scientist Will Rodman works on a cure for Alzheimer's disease by testing a genetically engineered retrovirus on chimpanzees, the virus mutates the animals, giving them a human level of intelligence. This results in a change in the balance of power which eventually leads to a war of supremacy between man and the apes.
50/50

50/50 (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
Adam Lerner has a pretty great life-with a talented, sexy, artist girlfriend and a cool job with NPR, the 27-year-old seems to have it all. But when Adam discovers he has a rare and possibly fatal form of cancer, his entire life turns to chaos. As his world starts to unravel in every way, Adam finds himself dealing with the well-meaning but totally outrageous attempts by his friends and family to...

The Hollars (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
6 Minutes of Death

6 Minutes of Death (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/16/2013
In a small town circa 1860 small pox takes the life of a little girl. She enters a world that will get her prepped and re-incarnated for her next life. The library is a second chance, a place to select a storybook life and be reborn. The evil darkness takes the girl into lower earth. All the corners of hell are fighting to keep her from reaching the next level. Three guardians are sent to rescue...
Antiviral

Antiviral (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 04/11/2013
Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. Syd also supplies illegal samples of these viruses to piracy groups, smuggling them from the clinic in his own body. When he becomes infected with the disease that kills super sensation Hannah Geist, Syd becomes a target for collectors and rabid fans. He must unravel the...
Contagion

Contagion (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 09/08/2011
An international traveler reaches into the snack bowl at an airport bar before passing her credit card to a waiter. A business meeting begins with a round of handshakes. A man coughs on a crowded bus... One contact. One instant. And a lethal virus is transmitted. When Beth Emhoff returns to Minneapolis from business in Hong Kong, what she thought was jet lag takes a virulent turn. Two days later...
Life According to Sam

Life According to Sam (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Dr. Leslie Gordon and Dr. Scott Berns fight to save their only son from Progeria, a rare and fatal disease for which there is no treatment or cure. Here, we look at their work that has led to significant advances in less than a decade.
Dir: Sean Fine
With: N/A

Hidden (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014

Remember (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/12/2014
Zev and his best friend Max make a pact to devote the rest of their lives to tracking down and taking revenge on the Nazi officer responsible for killing their families in World War II. As Zev's mind falls victim to Alzheimer's disease and Max's body increasingly falls pray to old age, Zev is motivated to undertake a voyage of vengeance before time runs out. But the shock that Zev discovers...

Equals (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/30/2014
A futuristic love story set in the Collective, a society where emotions have been eradicated. The story is about the joy of finding connection, and the fear of having it taken away. The inhabitants of this modern world are a new breed of humans called Equals, who are peaceful, calm, fair, and polite. There is no greed, poverty, violence, or emotion. But a new disease is threatening everyone: SOS...
Cabin Fever: Patient Zero

Cabin Fever: Patient Zero (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
A group of friends planned the perfect vacation in the Caribbean, but when they head ashore to explore a remote island, their ultimate bachelor weekend devolves into their worst nightmare. After an ill-fated swim in contaminated water, they stumble upon a seemingly abandoned research facility where a deadly, flesh-eating virus has been unleashed. In the aftermath of a massacre, the only people...
Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 04/29/1969
A slightly dim-witted young Texan journeys to New York City to offer his services as a stud-for-hire, but spends a hard winter helping a tubercular con man.
Wind Rises

The Wind Rises (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
This biographical film is about the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man responsible for the design and creation of the famous Japanese World War II Zero Fighter aircraft. Inspired by the aesthetics of design and the freedom of flying, Jiro pursues a life dedicated to the creation of a beautiful aircraft. Jiro's childhood is filled with dreams of engineering and, in adulthood, he creates an elegant...
Broken

Broken (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/18/2013
Eleven-year-old Skunk spends her summer afternoons daydreaming and wandering around her neighborhood until she sees her neighbor, Mr. Oswald, savagely beating a psychologically-troubled boy whom Mr. Oswald's daughter has falsely accused of rape. Skunk's innocence begins to vanish. She looks for solace with her loving nanny and her father, but is unwittingly drawn into her neighbors' unfolding...

First Cousin Once Removed (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 09/12/2013
A portrait of poet and translator Edwin Honig that focuses on his loss of memory, language and his past due to Alzheimer's disease.
Dir: Alan Berliner
With: N/A
Quarantine

Quarantine (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 10/09/2008
For a reality TV show about people who work while the rest of the world is asleep, reporter Angela Vidal and her cameraman, Scott, are assigned to cover a night shift with a pair of firemen at a Los Angeles fire station. After an uneventful evening, a 911 distress call in the middle of the night takes them to a small apartment building downtown. Police officers are already on the scene in...
Decoding Annie Parker

Decoding Annie Parker (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
Annie Parker has a personal relationship with breast cancer. Her mother and her sister died of the disease and ultimately she is diagnosed with it too. Naturally affable with an offbeat sense of humor - even in the face of her own mortality, she struggles to hold her family and life together, as her body betrays her. Meanwhile, geneticist Mary-Claire King is convinced there is a link between DNA...

The Normal Heart (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/10/2014
The story of the rise of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York between 1981 and 1984, seen through the eyes of Ned Weeks, the gay founder of a prominent HIV advocacy group. Weeks' affinity for public confrontation puts him at odd with his closeted lover and others within the HIV awareness movement.
Alive Inside

Alive Inside (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
Social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the miraculous effects of personalized music on their loved ones and offers illuminating...
Unconditional

Unconditional (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 09/20/2012
Longing to find her husband's killer, Samantha Crawford is reunited with a long lost friend Joe Bradford who is dying of kidney disease. After seeing the tireless love of Joe giving his last days to fatherless children in an at-risk community, Sam learns that the sun is always shining above the darkest clouds of life. Even so, the innocence of a child must compete with the lure of revenge as Sam...

Patient Zero (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/18/2014
Dir: Stefan Ruzowitzky
With: N/A

Lou (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia struggles to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, 11-year-old Lou, blames Rhia for the departure of her father, who walked out 10 months ago and has not been seen since. Mother-daughter relations hit bottom when Rhia takes in Doyle, her father in-law, who is a foul-mouthed sailor in the beginning stages...
Contracted

Contracted (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Twenty‐something party girl Samantha has little discipline and even less direction. After experiencing a lapse in her relationship with her lover, she's forced to move back in with her overbearing mother. Samantha's only means to escape seems to come in the form of a flower competition that she's determined to win. Things take a turn for the worse when Samantha spends the night with mysterious...

The Last One (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Now more than 50 miles long were it to be laid out end-to-end, The AIDS Memorial Quilt is too large to display in any one location. Yet, even at this size, it does not begin to reflect the number of people who have succumbed to the pandemic. Here, we trace the Quilt's history and continued growth. We also examine how stigma, discrimination, social status and the lack of access to care exacerbate a...
Dir: Nadine Licostie
With: N/A