A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.
Hazel Fortune works in a strip club in the small Southern town of Redemption. Haunted by the death of his only daughter, Fortune has become a self-destructive, suicidal alcoholic, until he meets Starla Motes. Hazel's downward spiral is interrupted when is befriended by Starlas daughter, Hope. But when Hope is kidnapped by Enoch Pitt, a ruthless, psychotic preacher on a bloody crusade, Hazel must make the decision to rejoin the living and risk life and limb to save her from a terrible end.
Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe—for a time when he’s no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack—temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink’s health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother.
The story of Spencer Hayes, a washed-up childhood actor, determined to get back into the show business ventures to charming Franklin and Charleston, South Carolina for a new role as a small-town Southern man. Struggling between his desires as an actor and his longing to experience true connections and real love, catastrophic turns of event unleash, both past and future.
In La Paz -as opposed to many other cities- the rich live below, which is the Southern District. Life goes on without major mishaps in a large house surrounded by a beautiful garden. It is a wonderful world, a great bubble of comfort, where different personal spheres coexist: the mother, along with her three children and the Aymara inhabitants of the house. The drama surfaces slowly, without narrative ploys, observing day-to-day activities until internal and external forces make the bubble burst. The film relates the story of the final days of an upper-class family, at a time when the country is undergoing social changes.
Mamma Stella is on edge. As if she hadn't got enough trouble already with her daughter Rosa Maria, who has left her husband now Costantino, her son, has disrobed. Afraid to be the talk of the village, relegates him to a distant lighthouse belonging to the family. But Costantino does not remain far from the madding crowd for long. It does not take long indeed before all the local (or even distant) outcasts flock together there: Magnolia, a retired escort girl; Arturo, Rosa Maria's estranged husband; Valbona, a lesbian; Rosa Maria herself; and, to crown it all, two eccentric workers accompanied by a little girl... After a period of chaos, this small world gradually discovers that unity makes strength.
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The wife of a Southern mobster takes over the family business when her husband is sent to jail.
Nina is reunited with her grandfather, Fausto, after 15 years apart in the hills of Peru. Fausto is now obsessed with finding "tapados" (hidden family treasure) on his property. Together they make up for lost time while the sale of Fausto's property looms.
Based on the eponymous novel by Ladislav Ballek.
Venice Film Festival 1938
Southern Rites visits Montgomery County, Ga., one year after the town merged its racially segregated proms, and during a historic election campaign that may lead to its first African-American sheriff. Acclaimed photographer Gillian Laub, whose photos first brought the area unwanted notoriety, documents the repercussions when a white town resident is charged with the murder of a young black man. The case divides locals along well-worn racial lines, and the ensuing plea bargain and sentencing uncover complex truths and produce emotional revelations.
Taking as a guiding theme of religion in Latin America, the film shows the pre-Columbian myths, the arrival of the white man, later syncretism and liberation theology. The main theme is the "popular religion". In Latin America this forms a kind of religious sacred territory where millions of Indians seeking refuge. This is repeated in Brazil, where African religions are another impenetrable territory, which also functions as a stronghold, a refuge.
A romantic story about love between successful top-manager Yuliya and vineyard owner Victor.
Nora and Javier have been hired to transport a shipment of cocaine in an ambulance. With the help of Wendy, Javier's transvestite brother, they rob a part of the shipment and escape from the police. Moulded by loneliness, indifference and a lack of communication, Nora, Javier and Wendy are three youths with no future who move on the outer rim of society and are helpless in the face of a corrupt power. They hide in El Marquesado, a seaside resort built by the military on dynamited cliffs where Rodolfo and Mercedes, Javier and Wendy's parents, survive by rustling pigs and cows from neighbouring farms. The conflicts and tensions in this marginal family resurface as they are reunited in this remote place with a sinister past.
A movie dedicated to the PLA.
Irving travels to Andalusia passionate about the idea of visiting the Alhambra, there Dalgoruki meets a Russian friend who becomes his traveling companion. Everything is complicated when they accidentally meet Carmen. The girl is the last descendant of Boabdil, a Moorish king. She tells of an important prophecy that will defeat the evil Ali, who betrayed the king Boabdil to achieve mastery of the land. But the only way to get the power is for the last descendant of Boabdil to die.
A documentary film tells the true story of the locals in southern of Thailand through the life of 4 families that live in different provinces, but hand and share their kindness to one another. The reality of their life is arranged into the story disclosing beautiful sides of the southern of Thailand and changing the point of view about the violence that's been happened in the area.
In order to expiate, a young man comes to the loneliness of a poor village. The re he is killed after many troubles, just at the moment when the man to whom he felt guilty, is ready to forgive.
Malcolm Ingram's spiritual companion piece to his acclaimed documentary Small Town Gay Bar, Southern Pride offers a fascinating insight into LGTBQ+ rights in a post-Trump landscape. Headstrong bar owner Lynn Koval, alongside a team of friends (and her own Republican-voting sister), endeavour against all odds to organise a Pride march in her local town. Meanwhile, in another part of the state, organisers of a Black Pride celebration are simultaneously striving to make a difference, despite the numerous setbacks that stand in their way. Emotionally textured and politically prescient, this inspiring tale of triumph over adversity addresses themes of leadership, struggle, division, community and race relations, ultimately offering a sense of hope in a world that can too often appear so hopeless.
Southern Fried Homicide probes the juiciest stories from down in the Bible Belt. When a Southern belle’s marriage fails and she starts up an inappropriate relationship with her first cousin, they leave a blood trail that crosses several states. And when a Pastor and his family move to town all seems perfect, but you never do know what takes place behind closed doors.