Tag: independence

Independencia-2009 6.4

Independencia-2009

Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of the Philippines.::Anonymous...

Bhowani Junction-1956 6.4

Bhowani Junction-1956

The year is 1947, the British are on the verge of finally leaving India. Amongst the few who are sorry to see the British leave are the Anglo-Indians, half British and half Indian, for they are going to miss the patronag...

The Wind that Shakes the Barley-2006 7.5

The Wind that Shakes the Barley-2006

In 1920, rural Ireland is the vicious battlefield of republican rebels against the British security forces and Irish Unionist population who oppose them, a recipe for mutual cruelty. Medical graduate Damien O'Donovan alw...

The Battle of Algiers-1966 8.1

The Battle of Algiers-1966

A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. ...

Gandhi-1982 8

Gandhi-1982

In 1893, Mohandas K. Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent ...

Time of Eve-2010 7.4

Time of Eve-2010

In the not too distant future androids have come into common usage. Taking the androids for granted, humans treat them as if they were common everyday tools, while on the other hand, some people empathize with androids d...