An old plate tells the tale of the Emperor of China, whose palace was disrupted by some children.
The first feature-length documentary about Moe Berg, the enigmatic and brilliant baseball player who turned spy for the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II.
Documentary about the Wadden Sea in which Van der Keuken looks at this ribbon in the landscape through the eyes of a city-dweller. A film about the relationship between the minuscule and the overwhelming in this flat jungle.
AC/DC Live At River Plate, a definitive live concert film documenting AC/DC’s massive Black Ice World Tour. Shot in December of 2009, AC/DC Live At River Plate marks AC/DC’s triumphant return to Buenos Aires where nearly 200,000 fans, and 3 sold-out shows, welcomed the band back after a 13 year absence from Argentina. This stunning live footage of AC/DC underscores what Argentina’s Pagina 12 newspaper reported by saying “no one is on the same level when it comes to pure and clear Rock ‘n Roll.” Live At River Plate was shot with 32 cameras entirely in HD and features 19 songs as well as ‘behind the scenes’ footage of this massive production coming together among the excitement of anxious fans.
In the opening years of World War II the Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open and the British Isles supplied. Of great danger were the numerous surface/commerce raiders that had slipped out of German waters just before war was declared. Supplied by axis cargo ships or tankers, they primarily attacked and sank merchant shipping, and they could and did strike anywhere and everywhere. This is the story of one such ship – the 'Admiral Graf Spee' – and how 3 lightly armed Royal Navy cruisers with mere 6 and 8 inch guns boldly took on this powerful 'pocket battleship' armed with 11 inch guns.
Before the Plate follows each ingredient from a single plate of food backwards to the farms they came from, revealing modern farming practices and the challenges the industry faces as it does so.
Michael Caine stars as Baxter Thwaites, the laid-back Governor of the sleepy British colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten Caribbean out-post becomes a global hotbed of political and economic chaos.
In a bold and original approach to memory, this Lettrist-inspired film maps an anxiety-ridden plane journey from Tokyo to Helsinki without the aid of photographic images. A variety of interventions on the film strip are combined with an atmospheric sound design to create a subjective story of displacement and containment. In an age when experience is increasingly mediated through digital technologies, Taanila seeks out an alternative language in the sensuous surfaces of the celluloid material.
A whimsical black and white film essay exploring the Tuscan landscape and its relationship between, tradition, modernity and food. Through shimmering hand-processed, window-framed ruminations, time passes in licks of light, while a storm gathers and a woman makes pasta by hand.
In this Chinese and Korean horror collaboration, ghosts and fairies from different horror legends come together to deliver the scariest horror experience.
This short has Heckle and Jeckle running a diner.
The Pink Panther gets a job working in a busy café beside a building site, and has trouble serving food to the construction workers.
Internationally renowned chef, Yotam Ottolenghi, returns to his hometown of Jerusalem to discover the hidden treasures of its extraordinarily rich and diverse food culture. He meets and cooks with both Arabs and Jews in restaurants and at home, who draw on hundreds of years of tradition to create the dishes that define the city, and explores the flavours and recipes that have influenced his palate. Much has changed since his childhood in Jerusalem, and politics is never far away, but Yotam finds that food is sometimes the one area where the different communities can come together. From the humble street foods of hummus and falafel, to the cutting edge of Jerusalem cuisine, Yotam uncovers the essence of what makes the food of Jerusalem so great.
The story of the independent railroad and its survival against the giants.
A cheery tune in a Dutch kitchen; the girl on the plate and the salt shaker boy are in love. They dance...
Jean is a young man at the end of his studies, wandering in a city too big for him. His monotonous reality is shaken up when Antoine, a charismatic musician, takes him under his wing.
An unscrupulous young car salesman thinks he's found a way to take over his philandering boss' dealership and close the deal with the boss' beautiful daughter, but there is a price to pay when lies overtake love.
Marijana's life revolves around her family, whether she likes it or not. They live on top of one another in a tiny apartment, driving one another crazy. Then her controlling father has a stroke and is left completely bedridden, and Marijana takes his place as head of the clan. Soon, she is working two jobs to keep everything afloat, while her mother and disabled brother do their best to scupper the ship. Driven to the edge, Marijana finds comfort in seedy sex with random strangers; and this taste of freedom leaves her wanting more. But now that she has finally found freedom, what's she meant to do with it?
Director Frank Henenlotter, actor James Lorinz and special effects wizard Gabe Bartalos speak about the making of the cult classic Frankenhooker. Released on the Arrow Video Blu Ray edition of Frankenhooker.
Mexico: One Plate at a Time is a television series starring chef Rick Bayless and, on occasional episodes, his daughter Lanie Bayless. The show, currently broadcasting its eighth season, is distributed to public television stations by WTTW and also airs on PBS's Create channel, with reruns on ABC's Live Well Network digital subchannel.
Musician and restaurateur Taylor Hicks tastes his way across the United States on a quest to assemble plates that represent each state's most historic, famous, and tastiest foods.
Pass the Plate is a multicultural series produced by Saskia in ten countries in association with Disney Channel. Hosted by The Suite Life on Deck's Brenda Song, the series includes various other Disney Channel performers from all around the world.
Aussie chef Guy Turland explores the foraging phenomenon, trekking through land and sea to pick the freshest local ingredients from the most interesting places. Guided by people who truly understand the ingredients and prepared in the great outdoors, Turland discovers what it truly means to eat well and be happy.
Step Up to the Plate is a United Kingdom-based television program, produced by Endemol, for the BBC. It was hosted by Anton du Beke and Loyd Grossman
How'd That Get On My Plate? is a television series on the Food Network, which premiered in July 2008. It is hosted by Sunny Anderson. The program investigates how various foods are produced, from their rawest form to their finished state, and features visits to food production factories throughout the United States.
Celebrities sign up for a culinary crash course when they step into the kitchens of their favorite restaurants, cooking side by side with famous chefs.
Around the World in 80 Plates is an American reality competition television series that debuted May 9, 2012 on Bravo. The series follows 12 chefs competing in a culinary race across 10 countries in 44 days and is hosted by professional chefs Curtis Stone and Cat Cora.
Yukihira Souma's dream is to become a full-time chef in his father's restaurant and surpass his father's culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in Europe. Although downtrodden, Souma's fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?