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What happens when a group of retired actors, dancers, and musicians now residing at the Lillian Booth Actors Home find themselves experiencing both the pain and exhilaration of re-immersion in their life's work - amidst the challenges of aging?

Added 02/08/2018

Terra Nova Films 2014 94.0 minutes

There is a Place

This inspiring new film takes us to a place...a place where the healing power of music transcends Alzheimer's loneliness, and confusion to usher in a sense of happiness and belonging.

Added 02/08/2018

Terra Nova Films 2016 17.0 minutes

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  • What Time is Left

    This moving film opens up a quiet storm of issues concerning how we all live and die, and how we face or choose to ignore the looming end-of-life choices that affect our aged loved one and ultimately ourselves.

    Added 02/08/2018

  • Grow Old Along With Me: The Poetry of Aging

    Grow Old Along With Me: The Poetry of Aging

    Through many diverse faces, this film takes the viewer on a poignant, engaging journey that shows aging as an ongoing creative process.

    Added 02/08/2018

  • Backing Out of Time

    Over a three-year period, this intimate film balances the honest emotions and real concerns of five diverse families as they navigate a new and often sudden terrain — that of caregiving.

    Added 02/08/2018

  • A Thousand Tomorrows: Intimacy, Sexuality and Alzheimer's

    Through candid interviews with spouse caregivers and where possible, the spouse who has Alzheimer's, this video explores issues surrounding intimacy, sexuality, and Alzheimer's disease.

    Added 02/08/2018

  • More Than a Thousand Tomorrows Through the experiences of Betty and Everett Jordan, More Than a Thousand Tomorrows explores--over a seven-year period--the challenges Alzheimer's can bring to intimacy and sexuality in a spousal relationship. Added 02/08/2018

  • Is It the Right Time?  The Nursing Home Decision

    Is It the Right Time? The Nursing Home Decision

    This follow-up DVD to "More Than a Thousand Tomorrows" deals with the tough decision of nursing home placement.

    Added 02/08/2018

  • Cyber-Seniors

    A group of senior citizens take their first steps into cyberspace under the tutelage of teenage mentors

    Added 02/08/2018

  • Le Joli Mai

    Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's legendary portrait of Paris and Parisians at the close of the Algerian war.

    Added 01/16/2018

  • In the Intense Now

    A meditation on 1968 political uprisings in France, Czechoslovakia, China, and Brazil.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Jean Rouch, the Adventurous Filmmaker

    Jean Rouch, the Adventurous Filmmaker

    A documentary about Jean Rouch, his films, and his influence on African cinema.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Donna Haraway

    A playful and candid portrait of Donna Haraway, one of the most important living thinkers in the field of science and technology.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Cholesterol, the Great Bluff

    A rigorous investigation on the cholesterol case, dealing with social, political, scientific and economical issues.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Thank You for the Rain

    Kisilu, a Kenyan farmer, uses his camera to capture the life of his family, his village and the damages of climate change. When a violent storm occurs, he becomes a community leader and activist on the global stage.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • The Nine Muses

    The Nine Muses

    John Akomfrah's remarkable meditation about chance, fate and redemption.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Sacred Water

    Immerses the viewer into a modern Rwanda rediscovering its heritage in a most secret way: female pleasure.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • When Banana Ruled

    A dramatic tale of cynical adventurers, of visionaries of a modern and crippling capitalism, told like a Western.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Ta'ang

    The daily life of Ta'ang refugees, a Burmese ethnic minority who are caught between a civil war and the Chinese border.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Double Life, a Short History of Sex in the USSR

    Double Life, a Short History of Sex in the USSR

    Revisits 70 years of communist power in the Eastern Bloc through the prism of sexuality.

    Added 12/22/2017

  • Daughters of the Forest

    A group of girls in a remote forest in Paraguay are transformed at an experimental high school where they learn to protect the threatened forest and build a future for themselves.

    Added 11/27/2017

  • Food Coop

    Looks at the workings of a highly profitable supermarket, Brooklyn's Park Slope Food Coop, which for 44 years has been a shining example of a successful alternative economic system at work.

    Added 11/27/2017

  • Triple Divide [REDACTED]

    Investigates the impact of fracking and exposes the cover-up of related drinking-water contamination in the triple watershed of the Eastern US.

    Added 10/23/2017

  • Tribal Justice

    Tribal Justice

    Documents an effective criminal justice reform movement in America: the efforts of tribal courts to return to traditional, community-healing concepts of justice.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • Sacred Cod

    Captures the collapse of the historic cod population in New England, delving into the effects of overfishing, climate change and government policies on fishermen and the fish.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • One Big Home

    Trophy homes threaten Martha's Vineyard. When he feels he is complicit in wrecking the place he calls home, one carpenter takes off his tool belt and picks up a camera.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • From This Day Forward

    Tells the story of a love, and family, that survived the most intimate of transformations.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • Food For Change

    Food For Change

    The deep history of cooperatives in America — the country's longest-surviving alternative economic system.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • Evolution of Organic

    The story of organic agriculture, told by those in California who built the movement.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • Cracking Cancer

    A clinical research trial at the Personalized OncoGenomics Program is changing the way scientists think about the future of cancer care.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • Cheshire, Ohio

    Follows a community devastated by coal, starting with American Electric Power's buyout and bulldozing of this Ohio River town, after exposing them to years of harmful emissions.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • Celling Your Soul

    Celling Your Soul

    An examination of our love/hate relationships with our digital devices from the first digitally socialized generation, and what we can do about it.

    Added 10/03/2017

  • Whose Home on the Range?

    The peace process between environmentalists, ranchers, and the U.S. Forest Service in the toughest county in the West.

    Added 09/20/2017

  • AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock

    Documents the story of Native-led defiance of construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that has forever changed the fight for clean water, our environment and the future of our planet. The film asks: 'Are you ready to join the fight?'

    Added 08/29/2017

  • Free Lunch Society

    Background information on the idea of unconditional basic income and searches for explanations, possibilities and experiences regarding its implementation.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Democracy Road

    Democracy Road

    A documentary road movie following the journalists of Burmese independent radio station DVB in Myanmar in a critical phase of the establishment of the newborn democracy.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • December Days

    Shows some of the ways in which the Cuban military mission to Angola - a massive solidarity effort from a small country - touched the lives of ordinary Cubans.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Bones of Contention

    The first nonfiction feature film to explore the theme of historical memory in Spain, focusing on the repression of lesbians and gays under Franquismo.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Bitter Money

    Follows a handful of migrant factory workers, both at work where they may labor for more than 12 hours a day and in their off-hours, and as they hang around shabby dorms drinking, dreaming of home, worrying about getting paid, and trying to decide whether their jobs are worth keeping.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Nothing is Forgiven

    Nothing is Forgiven

    An intimate portrait Moroccan immigrant Zineb who found a home at the famous satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Miss Kiet's Children

    In a Dutch classroom, refugee children learn alongside locals under Miss Kiet's firm but loving hand.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Rebels on Pointe

    The first-ever documentary film celebrating the world famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the notorious all-male, drag ballet company founded over 40 years ago.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Mama Colonel

    A portrait of Colonel Honorine Manyole, commonly known as 'Mama Colonel,' who works for the Congolese police force and heads the unit for the protection of minors and the fight against sexual violence

    Added 08/28/2017

  • The Giant Is Falling

    The Giant Is Falling

    A sweeping look at the big political events of recent years in South Africa that signify the end of the Jacob Zuma ANC era.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • A Maid for Each

    The world of maid service in Lebanon.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Paths of the Soul

    Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Zhang Yang blurs the border between documentary and fiction to follow a group of Tibetan villagers who leave their families and homes in the small village of Nyima to make a Buddhist 'bowing pilgrimage' - laying their bodies flat on the ground after every few steps - along the 1,200 mile road to Lhasa, the holy capital of Tibet.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • We the Workers

    Follows Chinese labor activists as they find common ground with workers, helping them negotiate with local officials and factory owners over wages and working conditions.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman

    Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman

    A reflection of filmmaker Chantal Akerman on filmmaking, both through her words and excerpts from her films.

    Added 08/28/2017

  • A Taste of Shakespeare - Hamlet

    A video guide to Shakespeare's most famous play.

    Added 08/25/2017

  • A Taste of Shakespeare - Macbeth

    A video guide to Shakespeare's 'tragedy of blood'.

    Added 08/25/2017

  • A Taste of Shakespeare - King Lear

    A video guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.

    Added 08/25/2017

  • A Taste of Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

    A Taste of Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

    A video guide to this cautionary tale of teenage love.

    Added 08/25/2017

  • A Taste of Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A video guide to the loveliest of Shakespeare's romantic comedies.

    Added 08/25/2017

  • A Taste of Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice

    A video guide to the play from Shylock's point of view.

    Added 08/25/2017

  • A Taste of Shakespeare - Othello

    A video guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies, dealing with revenge and pride.

    Added 08/25/2017