Keyword: hunger

Gandhi

Gandhi (1982)

Rated: PG Runtime: 188 minutes Release date: 10/30/1982
Biographical epic on the life of Mohandas K Gandhi, a proponent of peaceful revolution who led his country's fight for independence and was subsequently assassinated.
Sarila

Sarila (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 02/21/2013
In this tale of initiation, three young Inuit go in search of a promised land in a desperate attempt to save their people from famine. Back in their village, two shaman face off in a battle to the death when Croolik, the elder, feels his position is being threatened.

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 10/14/2014
Within a dense forest there lingers a sense of sinister foreboding, where the fairy tales of childhood persist within the subconscious. For generations of Slavic peoples, this fear manifested itself in the form of the mythical witch Baba Yaga - to roam too near her hut perched on chicken legs was to risk being roasted for her dinner. In spite of this culturally ingrained dread, the history of war...
Dir: Jessica Oreck
With: N/A

Risttuules (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Without warning, Erna and her family are removed from their home and without a trial, she is deported to Siberia. Fighting starvation and humiliation, her soul seeks and finds freedom in the letters she sends to her husband, who has been sentenced to a separate prison camp. Based on a true story, Erna's family plight mirrors that of tens of thousands of people in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania...

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. In a nation where one in 10 people is...
Dir: Grant Baldwin
With: N/A

The Starfish Throwers (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Three of the world's most fiercely compassionate individuals fight hunger and struggle to restore hope to the hopeless in unexpected and sometimes dangerous ways. Half a world apart, a five-star chef, a retired school teacher and a sixth-grade master gardener fight for a seemingly lost cause -- until they discover their impact may reach further than their actions.
Dir: Jesse Roesler
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