Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not. PUSH sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unliveable cities and an escalating crisis that has an effect on us all. This is not gentrification, it’s a different kind of monster.The film follows Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, as she’s travelling the globe, trying to understand who’s being pushed out of the city and why. “I believe there’s a huge difference between housing as a commodity and gold as a commodity. Gold is not a human right, housing is,” says Leilani.
A painter lives with his wife and four children in a studio. Due to creative frustrations and the irritation of admirers and hangers-on he becomes increasingly reclusive, finally sealing himself away in the attic. Based on an Albert Camus story.
An uncensored look into the artistic process and personal relationships of Christo, an artist known for his large-scale installations. For the first time since the passing of his wife and partner, Jeanne-Claude, Christo sets out to realize, The Floating Piers, a project they conceived together many years before.
The shakuhachi is a famous Japanese lbamboo-flute. It was originally introduced from China into Japan in the 7th century and underwent a resurgence in the early Edo period. The film records the life of the shakuhachi performers, controllers, and learners in China, Japan, the United States
Mena lives alone with her daughter Clara. Today is Clara’s seventh birthday. Despite her limited financial resources, Mena still manages to organise a birthday party. But after a phone call from her mother, she becomes distraught and anxious.
Ninomiya Kinjirou is a biopic follows the life of the eponymous character, an 18th century peasant boy who worked to rescue over 600 poor villages and hamlets from financial ruin by developing new economic policies.
Switch n’ Play is a queer performance collective that stages fabulous subversive drag and burlesque shows. The ensemble explodes traditional gender roles, pushing the limits of what drag and burlesque can be. But more than that, they are a tight-knit family of outsiders who welcome queer audiences into their world and create a safe, tantalizing space where everyone can be themselves. The film introduces diverse members of the collective and sprinkles in a generous helping of delicious live performances.
It is a story closely linked to the love of gardens and the desire to preserve nature in a nation that has become increasingly urban and cosmopolitan. Traveling to studios, gardens and iconic locations throughout the United States, United Kingdom and France, this fascinating film is a delight for the eyes. The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism Presents the Exhausted Exhibition The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920 that began at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and ended at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut . Gillian Anderson lends her voice to narrate this story full of color, beauty and love of art.
A seven-year-old boy is sent to the countryside to be with his grandfather Li Fuchang. By pure chance, the old man finds out where an old friend is, whose days are numbered. He then decides to travel with his motorized tricycle to visit him, taking the child with him.
Eugênia is a young black woman who appears to have a normal life but on the inside she struggles to accept the way she looks. Going about with her daily beauty routine, adverse circumstances and a dear friend help her see things from a different point of view.
The deposed Mayor of Zacharo (Sugartown) is running for office again. He has one week to deploy the techniques that have kept him in power for the past 12 years. His goal is to defeat his opponents once and for all and make them "disappear from the region."