Take a walk in the woods with acclaimed Irish-Canadian scientist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, as she reveals our profound human connection to the ancient & sacred northern forests and the essential role that they play in sustaining the health of our planet. Directed by Peabody-award winner Jeff McKay, and produced by Merit Motion Pictures and Edgeland Films.
Nelson has Asperger's Syndrome, a condition that impairs social function. Undiagnosed, poor, and an artist, he is pushed to society's fringes. He meets Sadie, a young woman with broken dreams. A one-night stand between them grows into an unlikely romance wherein these two lost souls in different ways begin to find themselves through each other.
Meet Hector, a public servant, husband, father and valued friend on the cusp of his 40th birthday. Meet Aisha, Hector's beautiful and intelligent wife who is planning his party filled with friends and his very boisterous Greek family. Sounds like the makings of a great day, right? Wrong.
This is the story of a colony of seals at the edge of Europe and the very edge of survival. With unparalleled access to a major seal breeding colony on the Blasket Islands, off the west coast of Ireland, this revealing documentary follows the investigation into a random seal attack and the lives of the seals who survived.doc
Oscar(R)-winner Kate Winslet stars in this five-part adaptation of James M. Cain's classic novel about a divorcee who builds a business empire while maintaining complex relationships with her daughter and the men in her life in Depression-era California.
CASTING ABOUT is a lyrical documentary that illuminates the grit, mystery and raw emotion behind the process of casting actors. Shot from the filmmaker's point of view, the viewer encounters many of the 350 diverse actresses who test for a trio of roles in a dramatic film, in auditions held in Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles. Deftly weaving together interviews, monologues, private moments, the film creates an impressionistic and moving collage of the casting experience.
When a random act of gun violence tears one woman’s world apart, she finds herself caught in the crosshairs of power lost and, very possibly, regained. Ben Brantley at the New York Times called On the Exhale "Startlingly original! Brave and bold!"
Solitary marine biology student Siobhán endures a week on a ragged fishing trawler, where she's miserably at odds with the close-knit crew. But out in the deep Atlantic, an unfathomable life form ensnares the boat. When members of the crew start succumbing to a strange infection, Siobhán must overcome her alienation and win the crew's trust, before everyone is lost.
An authentic insight into what life is like for a group of determined young men and women as they pursue their lifelong dream - to become a soldier. For the first time cameras have been given unprecedented behind the scenes access with the new recruits in the Irish Defense Force as they face the most grueling challenge of their lives, 17 weeks of training that will push them to their limits.
Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teen conservationist becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to learn to trust each other as they leap into the unknown.