Keyword: revolution

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
Libertador

Libertador (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
Simón Bolívar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great.
 His army never conquered -
 it liberated.

Maidan (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
In November 2013, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian citizens gathered in Kiev's Independence Square (Maidan) to protest Yanukovich's refusal to establish closer ties with the West, and the director and cameraman were there, capturing the peaceful rallies, spirit of freedom and euphoric atmosphere. But in January 2014, following an ultimatum from the government to disperse, riot police stormed the...
Dir: Sergei Loznitsa
With: N/A
Coming Home

Coming Home (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/28/2014
Lu Yanshi and Feng Wanyu are a devoted married couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Lu returns home to find that Feng has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Although she waits for her husband's return, she doesn't recognize Lu, who determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken...

The Septembers of Shiraz (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/12/2014
Following the Iranian revolution in 1979, rare-gem dealer Isaac Amin is arrested and falsely charged with being a spy. His frightened and shaken family must navigate a new world with the collapse of everything they've known. As Isaac endures prison, forging shaky relationships for survival, his wife feverishly searches for him while harboring a suspicion that their housekeeper has turned on them...
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Born into a middle class Chinese immigrant family and educated at Barnard in the 1930s, the young Grace Lee Boggs noticed the inequities in American society and dedicated the next eight decades to working towards the betterment of all people. At 98, writer, activist and philosopher Boggs has been rooted in the African American movement for over 70 years and has devoted her life to an evolving...
Dir: Grace Lee
With: N/A
Godfather, Part II

The Godfather, Part II (1974)

Rated: R Runtime: 200 minutes Release date: 12/11/1974
Continuing saga of the Corleone family as they move to Nevada and make the casino business their major income source under the leadership of the increasingly paranoid and malevolent Michael, whose reign as the "Don" is juxtaposed against the parallel tale of his father's escape from Sicily as a young boy and his subsequent rise to power in New York's Lower East Side during the turn-of-the-century.

The Veil (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/09/2014
Point and Shoot

Point and Shoot (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 10/30/2014
In Februrary, 2011, 32-year old Matthew VanDyke left home in Baltimore and set off for Libya to help rebels overthrow the country's dictator, Muammar Gaddafi. With a gun in one hand and a video camera in the other, he struggled to achieve political revolution -- and personal transformation.
Dir: Marshall Curry
With: N/A
Square

The Square (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 10/24/2013
From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictatorship through the military rule that culminated with the forced removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.
Act of Killing

The Act of Killing (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 07/18/2013
The filmmakers explore of a chilling aspect of Indonesian society, where death squad leaders from the military coup that overthrew the government in 1965 have become heroes. These killers of millions are challenged to reenact their crimes against humanity in the style of the American movies that they grew up loving and patterned their murders on. They play the killers and the victims, and what...

Curse The Darkness (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2014
Dir: Jorge Michel Grau
With: N/A

Russian Woodpecker (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
Dir: Chad Gracia
With: N/A

Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
In 1980s Romania, thousands of Western films smashed through the Iron Curtain, opening a window to the free world for those who dared to look. A black market VHS racketeer and courageous female translator helped bring the magic of film to the masses and sowed the seeds of a revolution.
Dir: Ilinca Calugareanu
With: N/A

The Amina Profile (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
Dir: Sophie Deraspe
With: N/A
Return to Homs

Return to Homs (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Filmed over three years in Homs, Syria, the film follows two young revolutionaries from their idealistic days dreaming of freedom and defending pacifism, to the time when their choices are forced to be different. Basset is a 19-year-old national football team goalkeeper who becomes an iconic demonstration leader and singer, then later a fighter. Ossama is a 24-year-old media activist and cameraman...
Dir: Talal Derki
With: N/A

Challatt Tunes (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Summer 2003, Tunisia. A man travels throughout the streets of Tunis on a moped with a razor blade in hand. Known as Challat, he slashes the behinds of women strolling along the city's sidewalks. After the revolution, one woman sets out to track him down, determined to clear up the mystery of Challat at any cost.

Papa Machete (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
200 years ago, the slaves of Haiti defeated Napoleon's armies in the historic revolution of 1791-1804. One of their weapons was the very tool they used to work the land: the machete. This documentary explores the esoteric martial art that evolved through this victory through the practice and life of a farmer named Alfred Avril.
Dir: Jonathan Kane
With: N/A

Cavalo Dinheiro (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013

Before the Revolution (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
During the '60s and '70s, thousands of Israelis are living in Tehran, enjoying a special relationship with the Shah and his dictatorial rule. Protected by large arms deals and complex financial ties, the Israeli community enjoys a wealthy and luxurious lifestyle -- failing to note that the corrupt and despised ruling power to which they are connected is collapsing. By the time they understand that...
Dir: Dan Shadur
With: N/A

The Great Desaparecido (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 31 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
After being under Spanish rule for 325 years, the Philippines was rocked by a revolution lead by Andres Bonifacio on August 21, 1896. But on May 9, 1897, Bonifacio was charged with death sentence by rival revolutionaries led by Emilio Aguinaldo. Bonifacio's body has never been found. His wife, Gregoria De Jesus, searched for his body in the mountains for thirty days, calling for Andres and even...

Siberia (1925)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/1925
Petroff, an officer in the Imperial Russian Army, falls in love with Sonia, a revolutionary, and pursues her when she is exiled to Siberia. When the government is overthrown, Petroff is imprisoned. Sonia liberates him, and the two make their escape across a frozen landscape.

Oil & Water (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Hugo and David were born on opposite ends of the oil pipeline. Hugo comes to America to fight for the survival of his Cofan tribe in the Ecuadorian Amazon, while David goes to Ecuador to launch the world's first company to certify oil as "fair trade." Their journeys lead them to explore what could be a more just future, not just for the Cofan, but for all people around the world born with oil...
Dir: Laurel Spellman
With: N/A

The Uprising (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/08/2014
Dir: Peter Snowdon
With: N/A