Titles tagged "European studies"
The acclaimed documentary ALMOST HOLY tells the story of Gennadiy Mohknenko, a Ukrainian pastor who has taken up the fight against child homelessness by forcibly abducting street kids and bringing them to his private rehabilitation center.
The Rape of Europa
The Rape of Europa tells the epic story of the systematic theft, deliberate destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during the Third Reich and the Second World War. In a journey through seven countries, the film takes the audience into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe.
Back to Bosnia
Filmmaker Sabina Vajraca documents her Bosnian Muslim family's return to their home of Banja Luka, Bosnia, to recover their stolen belongings many years after being forced to flee to the United States in this riveting film. In Bosnia, they witness the devastation of the city, visit war crimes sites, and confront the family that has been living in their former apartment -- with all their furnishings -- for a decade.
Slaughter Nick for President
When an out-of-work actor discovers through Facebook that he’s been wildly famous in Serbia for almost two decades, he sets out to discover why. SLAUGHTER NICK FOR PRESIDENT examines how Rob Stewart became a symbol of freedom for non-violent Serbian protests through his role as Nick Slaughter on CBS’s Tropical Heat (aka Sweating Bullets).
Ivan & Ivana
After the Kosovo war devastates a young couple’s homeland and their dreams for a normal life, they set out unexpectedly from the Balkans, along a wild journey to rebuild their lives anew in America.
Codebreaker tells the remarkable and tragic story of one of the 20th century's most important people. Alan Turing set in motion the computer age and his World War II codebreaking helped turn the tide of the Second World War. Instead of receiving accolades, Turing faced terrible persecution.
The Zigzag Kid
Starring Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet, Death Becomes Her, Enemy) THE ZIGZAG KID is a whimsical, witty, and action-packed adventure about an almost-thirteen-year-old boy named Nono and his world of confusions, fears and fantasies.