Keyword: following your dream

Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Chris Gardener is a family man struggling to make ends meet. Despite his valiant attempts to help keep the family afloat, the mother of his five-year-old son, Christopher, is buckling under the constant strain of financial pressure. No longer able to cope, she reluctantly decides to leave. Chris, now a single father, continues doggedly to pursue a better-paying job using every sales skill he knows...
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D

James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
On March 26, 2012, James Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the Earth's deepest point, successfully piloting a submarine nearly 7 seven miles (11 kilometers) to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. This 3D documentary chronicles the filmmaker and avid explorer's groundbreaking diving expeditions in his custom "Deepsea Challenger" submarine.
Dir: Ray Quint
With: N/A
Finding Fanny

Finding Fanny (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
Five unlikely companions from Goa set off on a road trip in search of an old postman's childhood love, Stefanie "Fanny" Fernandes, though nobody knows whether she's alive or dead or just a figment of someone's imagination. However, the friends get lost, and the journey - originally intended to take 20 minutes - instead takes one and a half days.
Wish I Was Here

Wish I Was Here (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
Aiden is an actor who hasn't booked a part in years, while his wife, Sarah, has played the role of family breadwinner, holding down a steady but dull job. Their children have been able to attend an expensive yeshiva school, thanks to Aiden's father who criticizes his son for abandoning his Jewish roots. When Aiden's father announces he has an aggressive cancer and must reserve his money for costly...
Born To Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs Gravity

Born To Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs Gravity (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 09/09/2014
Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company form a motley troupe of flyers and crashers. Propelled by Streb's edict that "anything too safe is not action," these daredevils challenge the assumptions of art, aging, injury, gender, and human possibility. This film traces the evolution of Streb's movement philosophy as she pushes herself and her performers from the ground to the sky...
Dir: Catherine Gund
With: N/A
Lulu Femme Nue

Lulu Femme Nue (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/21/2014

Altina (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
Altina Schinasi was a paradox. Simultaneously seductive and reserved, she was both an heiress and an artist. Altina's guarded childhood could not predict the flagrant boldness of her sexually liberated artwork or the uninhibited imagination of her Harlequin eyeglasses, which launched a fashion craze in the 1930s. Altina is an affecting, provocative, and richly informative documentary about an...
Dir: Pete Sanders
With: N/A
Ernest & Celestine

Ernest & Celestine (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in networks of winding subterranean tunnels, lives a civilization of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fellow mice, Celestine is an artist and a dreamer - and when she nearly ends up as breakfast for ursine troubadour Ernest, the two form an unlikely bond. But it isn't long before their friendship is put on...
Robots

Robots (2005)

Rated: PG Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 03/10/2005
In a wondrously clanky universe populated solely by mechanical beings live memorable robots Rodney Copperbottom, a young genius inventor who dreams of helping robots everywhere; Cappy, a beautiful, dynamic and savvy bot with whom Rodney is instantly smitten; the nefarious corporate tyrant Ratchet who locks horns with Rodney; Bigweld, a master inventor who has lost his way; and a group of misfit...
You've Got Mail

You've Got Mail (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/17/1998
Kathleen Kelly owns a small children's book store, but is coming under competition from Joe Fox's giant Fox Books, a megastore with a cafe and discounted books. The two become arch rivals, without realising that the romance they are conducting anonymously on the internet is with each other.
Nacho Libre

Nacho Libre (2006)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 06/15/2006
Nacho is a man without skills. After growing up in a Mexican monastery, he is now a grown man and the monastery's cook, but doesn't seem to fit in. Nacho cares deeply for the orphans he feeds, but his food is terrible--mostly, if you ask him, a result of his terrible ingredients. He realizes he must hatch a plan to make money to buy better food for "the young orphans, who have nothing" (and if in...
They Came Together

They Came Together (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
When Joel and Molly meet, it's hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie candy shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant. But then right at the end well you'll just have to see. (Hint: Joel makes a big speech and they...
There's Something About Mary

There's Something About Mary (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 07/14/1998
There's something about Mary that still bewitches Ted. Although he hasn't seen her in over a dozen years, since that shameful prom night, his heart still flutters at the recollection of her. He's still crazy about her after all these years, and curious as to her whereabouts. At the insistence of his good friend Dom, he hires private eye Pat Healy to track her down in Miami.
Underdogs

Underdogs (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 01/15/2015
The story of an underdog who, with the help of foosball figures that come to life, must take on a star soccer pro to save their village.
Generation Iron

Generation Iron (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
This exploration of the sport of professional bodybuilding gives viewers front-row access to the lives of contemporary international bodybuilding stars - Phil Heath, Branch Warren, Kai Greene, Dennis Wolf, Victor Martinez, Hidetada Yamagishi as well ambitious newcomer Ben Pakulski and European sensation Roelly Winklaar - on their journey to the Olympia. Each athlete has a story to tell about...
Right Kind of Wrong

The Right Kind of Wrong (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
Leo Palamino is a failed-writer-turned-dishwasher made famous for his many flaws and shortcomings in a blog called "Why You Suck," a huge Internet success written by his ex-wife. Then Leo meets Colette, the girl of his dreams, on the day she is marrying the perfect man. And so, the ultimate underdog story begins as Leo, a fearless dreamer, risks all to show Colette and the whole wide world all...
Borrowed Frame

Borrowed Frame (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/24/2014
Aspiring actress Diane Blaine bears a striking resemblance to washed-up, tabloid queen Jamie Stephens and blames the celeb for her constant rejection. The harsh Hollywood scene has left her bitter, frustrated and serving tables. Her boyfriend Jack Sanders' lackluster, go-with-the-flow attitude doesn't help matters. But when Diane's ex becomes their new boss, a jealous Jack decides he needs to get...
La vie domestique

La vie domestique (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/01/2013
Juliette has left Paris to live with her family in the suburbs where she feels overwhelmed by her maternal duties and neglected by her husband Thomas, the principal at a high school for underprivileged kids. Juliette refused to become one of those stay-at-home moms who spend home all day waiting for their husbands to come home. She has met three such women in the neighborhood and realizes they...

Home, James (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
James is an aspiring photographer in Tulsa, Oklahoma whose recent rejection from a major gallery has left him questioning his talent. While working his unfulfilling day job, he falls for Cooper, a hard drinking Tulsa socialite. James and Cooper are quickly consumed by a whirlwind romance that at first inspires and instills confidence in James but ultimately threatens to derail him. In the end they...
The Past is a Grotesque Animal

The Past is a Grotesque Animal (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
This film provides a personal, accessible look at an artist - Kevin Barnes, the frontman of the endlessly versatile indie pop band "of Montreal "- whose pursuit to make transcendent music at all costs drives him to value art over human relationships. As he struggles with all of those around him, family and bandmates alike, he's forced to reconsider the future of the band, begging the question - is...
Dir: Jason Miller
With: N/A
petite reine

La petite reine (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/12/2014
Julie Arseneau, cycling champ, is two races away from winning the World Cup. Her parents and her coach JP are proud of her. Julie makes a string of public appearances and greatly appreciates being so hyped. But nobody knows that, encouraged by her coach and doctor, she has been taking performance enhancing drugs since the age of 14. After getting irregular results on certain drug tests, the Quebec...
Les Pee-Wee 3D: L'hiver qui a changé ma vie

Les Pee-Wee 3D: L'hiver qui a changé ma vie (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/20/2012
Twelve-year-old hockey prodigy Janeau Trudel has moved to a new town following his mother's death. He becomes friends with his new team's goalkeeper, an ambitious girl who is determined to compete in the Pee-Wee de Québec hockey tournament, but he faces resistance from some of his other teammates and struggles to bring the team together in order to make it to the tournament.