Life affirming spiritual drama about love and loss set in the lush surroundings of Central Florida. Spencer Krane has returned to the town where he was raised. It is the news that his grandmother has suffered a debilitating stroke that prompts his visit. What starts as a simple visit home becomes so much more. It becomes a journey of consequence.
A story about a teenage boy who runs away from his foster home after wrongly being accused of theft and soon crosses paths with a young leopard which has escaped from a wild-animal compound during a lightning storm.
"ZAIA: Crossroads in Macau" is a documentary that demonstrates the concepts from which the first Cirque du Soleil show in Asia was created and how they were layered onto the real life challenges of its artists and creators.
The Talking Magpies, Heckle and Jackle, open a hot-dog concession stand in Hawaii. The first customer is a dumb dog who becomes the innocent victim of the merry, mischief-making magpies. Another dog, a tough one, is getting the same treatment but not for long. Written by Les Adams
An anthropomorphic jumping bean from Mexico causes Barney Bear no end of trouble.
Stranded on an island after his ship was wrecked by a hurricane, Porky meets a friendly African Native. They build a house, and Porky begins to explore the island. On his way we see various sight gags.
A young horse says hi to little donkey Spunky. But the horse's mother pulls him away, saying we don't associate with that kind. Spunky makes a few more overtures, and eventually they set off on a chase, running across a bull from time to time. The horse stops to eat a lot of apples and drink far too much water; this leaves him too bloated to move much at all. The two continue to anger the bull, which gives chase; Spunky saves the colt, and they all live in harmony.
In this version of "The Courtship of Miles Standish", Elmer Fudd is messanger John Alden, sent to give Miles' love letter to Pricilla. While delivering the message, however, her house is attacked by Indians, and John is the only one who can save her.
Oscar nominated short from RKO Radio
Cécile, Annette, Yvonne, Émilie and Marie, the Dionne Quintuplets, turn five years old and have a private birthday party in their garden. Other than the five little French-Canadian princesses-of-the-world, the attendees at the party for the sheltered sisters are their doctor-and-mentor Roy Dafoe; a priest and two nurses; radio's "Town Crier" Alexander Woollcott; and RKO-Newsreel cameraman Harry Smith.
Mirko has to face his worst fear: wearing glasses. That is the only way to do his school test, but what would happen if the little girl he is secretly in love with could see him?
Smedley is fed up with Arctic weather, and wants to leave for Hawaii. But his longtime pal Chilly Willy won't let him.
Animated Canadian film.
Barnstorming is the true story of an unexpected friendship that developed between a farm family and two pilots who literally dropped out of the sky. Their friendship has created a new tradition out of an old one long gone: barnstorming.
In Calcutta at the turn of the century, two families (one wealthier than the other but both belonging to the same caste) live in adjoining properties. Their respective patriarchs fall out over the repayment of a loan and the intervention of a member of a lower caste in the families' financial arrangements. The rift causes much heartache to the younger members of the families, two of whom have secretly plighted their troth to each other.
Miguel is twelve years old and isn't doing well at school. As a punishment, he is sent for a few days to stay with his aunt, who runs a boarding house near the sea. Miguel doesn't like this place because nothing ever happens there. But he soon makes friends with Luisa, the waitress - who teaches him to dance - and with João, a fisherman. The arrival of Doctor Fernando, a new guest, upsets the delicate balance of the small seaside locale. Fernando invites João to dinner. From that moment on, Miguel finds himself involved in a rapidly changing series of event. - Torino Film Festival