Fernando Who Received a Bird from the Sea

Fernando Who Received a Bird from the Sea 2014

A simple Portuguese-Brazilian song. Fernando spends his time in Porto in the neighborhood of Fontainhas between a small house and a local café. A parrot reaches him from Brazil, which evokes paradise in his imagination. This gives rise to a Portuguese-Brazilian correspondence. A game of mirrorings develops over the exchange of letters between the two friends, in which ideas of each other’s country are reflected.

Psychic Force

Psychic Force 1998

This anime tale set in a dystopian near future finds a corrupt regime in control as it first persecutes and then exploits those with extrasensory skills, harnessing their special talents to create more effective weaponry. Luckily for psychic Keith Evans, he escapes from custody and in time finds an ally in young Burn Griffiths. When Keith sacrifices his freedom to save his new friend from the government, Burn sets off on a quest to locate Keith.

The Adventure of Sudsakorn

The Adventure of Sudsakorn 1979

Based on the epic "Phra Aphai Mani" written by Sunthon Phu, สุดสาคร –Thailand's first cell animation– tells the heroic adventure of Sudsakorn, the son of a minstrel prince and a beautiful mermaid. During his many encounters he fights animals, ghosts and demons, and tames sharks and a dragon-horse.

Adventure in Telezonia

Adventure in Telezonia 1950

A boy's dog has run off and, with the help of unfortunately named marionette Handy, the kid learns to use a telephone to find him. “Adventure in Telezonia” was part of an educational package distributed in grade schools for kids to learn proper telephone usage. More information, and the full film, at http://techchannel.att.com/play-video.cfm/2012/6/8/AT&T-Archives-Adventure-in-Telezonia.

Clear Blue

Clear Blue 2011

Clear Blue tells the haunting story of Simon, A young lifeguard working his first few days at a community pool. The mundane quickly becomes mysterious, when Simon notices Flova, an older woman with an exceptional capacity to stay submerged under water. As Simon follows Flova into the pool he makes a startling discovery. What follows is a story of temptation and pursuit. Clear Blue is a tale of impossible love and ultimately, its harrowing consequences.

The Seven Tasks of Ali Baba

The Seven Tasks of Ali Baba 1962

A wizard summons Ali Baba to transport a sacred crown to a nearby country. An evil ruler has taken over the land, and the crown is needed to free the people from his influence.

Uncommon Enemies

Uncommon Enemies 2014

A hard-boiled US Sergeant and a chatterbox Nazi are forced to team up to destroy a sexy, French, damsel Vampire in war torn France.

Sri Raja Rajeswari

Sri Raja Rajeswari 2001

Rasaiya and Rajeswari are tribal newly weds, out for a midnight stroll in the forest. Three drunk businessmen('Nizhalgal' Ravi, Thyagu, Ponnambalam) accost them and when Rajeswari refuses to succumb to their advances, they kill the couple. Rajeswari is them reborn as the child of a poor couple and once she remembers her past, starts taking her revenge. Once she has disposed off the first two, she finds out that the son of the third is a look-alike of Rasaiya. When Rasaiya ends up marrying the girl of his father's choice, Rajeswari attempts to prevent the consummation of their relationship and steal her husband back.

The Tears of Maria Machita

The Tears of Maria Machita 1991

Based on the traditional Dutch smartlap genre (an overly dramatic folk song). Maria Machita has to deal with a lot of heartache in this short musical film; her father dies in an accident, her mother perishes in the theatre, and her sweet Turkish boyfriend is leaving the country. Awarded with a Gouden Kalf for Best Short Film, the Prijs van de Stad Utrecht and the Pathé Tuschinski Award. (from http://www.filmfestival.nl/publiek/films/de-tranen-van-maria-machita)

Golnar

Golnar 1988

Golnar lives with her grandparents. One day she goes to the fountain to fetch water. The wind carries away her blue handkerchief. Golnar follows it into the forest and loses her way...