In a Mexican border town plagued by neglect, corruption, and violence, a frustrated teacher tries a radical new method to break through his students’ apathy and unlock their curiosity, their potential… and maybe even their genius.
RADICAL GRACE follows three fearless nuns who risk their place in the Catholic Church to follow another higher calling: social justice. When the Vatican reprimands the sisters – citing their “radical feminism” – they become the spiritual and symbolic center of a battle for the heart of the Catholic Church. From their cross-country Nuns on the Bus tour, to serving those on the margins, to a continued struggle for women’s religious equality under Pope Francis, these sisters are transforming American politics — and the Church itself.
Our protagonists seek to transcend all this in order to experience that which is truly real, to unveil themselves. The theater group, in continuing the work of Jerzy Grotowski, recognized as the greatest theatrical revolutionary of the 20th century, goes beyond human limits. Their work has been shrouded in mystery.
60-year-old Neal Unger tests his limits on a skateboard. 70 year-old Ann Perez de Tejada is the world’s oldest female MMA fighter. Helen Lambin got her first tattoo at the age of 75. 86 year-old James Haake is the world’s oldest working drag queen. After 40 years, Zillah Minx’s band is still as punk as it’s ever been, and Stephen Leafloor is turning his decades-long passion for hip-hop into a powerful tool for change. Their stories are Radical Age, a documentary that proves it’s never too late to defy convention.
Combining talking head testimony with elegantly recreated scenes, this extraordinary, daring documentary tells the previously unheard story of how women who loved other women contributed to the fight for Irish independence from the British Empire. A vital contribution to charting an essential gay history of Ireland, Croíthe Radacacha (which is translated as ‘radical hearts’) depicts lesbians at the heart of the Irish revolution as uncompromising in their politics, committed to feminism, socialism and equal rights. Many would take arms in the struggle and many would die. Ciara Hyland’s film nobly revives their memory and acknowledges their courage.
Das radikal Böse is a German-Austrian documentary that attempted to explore psychological processes and individual decision latitude "normal young men" in the German Einsatzgruppen of the Security Police and SD, which in 1941 during the Second World War as part of the Holocaust two million Jewish civilians shot dead in Eastern Europe.
When filmmaker Elettra Fiumi inherited her father Fabrizio Fiumi’s archives, she discovered a man she knew nothing about. Fabrizio, along with the group of radical architects called 9999, imagined architectural innovations and anticipated a future that is still forthcoming. He was also founder of the Florence Film Festival. In coming to know her father, Fiumi unveils a visionary genius we don’t know enough about.
The Osawagi family lives in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture which is very near Tokyo. The man of the house, Daitetsu, lives with his wife Junko, four children and father Kintetsu. They are preposterous and extreme bunch where any trivial matter such as eating out or a child developing a fever can become a riot beyond imagination once they get involved.