For the first time after 11 years, Simon, a young historian visits the village of his childhood at Balaton and Aunt Lina, his foster-mother. He gets upset by what he experiences there: the old woman's troublesome and vexing everydays, her quiet sadness. He is overwhelmed by his own memories, the death of his foster-father and by everything he was not aware of before, or he simply wanted to forget.
Director Sorayos Prapapan is invited to present his penultimate short film at the Winterthur Festival. He runs into an Afghan director friend, who has become a political refugee in Switzerland. Over subtle still shots of the Swiss landscape, his voice resonates and transports us between humor and the reality of political facts in an exciting and rich cinematic experience.
"Ai-Fak" is the story about Fak, a young Thai man who leaves the monkhood to care for his ailing father. When he returns home, he finds his father has married a much younger woman. She is very beautiful, but she is also mentally unbalanced. Then the father dies, leaving Fak to care for his insane stepmother. Soon Fak's neighbors in this remote village are talking about him, saying he is sleeping with his stepmother. This rejection by the villagers sends Fak into a spiral of despair.
This is the politically incorrect third and final part of the now famously successful trilogy, where Mr. Müller and his problem kids Chantal, Danger and Co. once again take up arms against their sworn enemy, the German education system.
New film by Vitaly Dudnik
Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works of art by painters like Picasso and Matisse. Irving was infamous for writing a fake autobiography of Howard Hughes. Welles moves between documentary and fiction as he examines the fundamental elements of fraud and the people who commit fraud at the expense of others.
The story of Ajatashatru Oghash Rathod, a fakir who tricks his local village in Rajasthan, India into believing his possesses special powers and into paying him to fly to Paris to buy a bed of nails from an Ikea store.
A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet!
Jennifer and Vince, virtual strangers, find themselves strapped for cash and decide to stage a fake engagement and wedding just for the gifts
Silmara, an industrial worker and a woman of exuberant beauty, supports her arsonist father and gets involved with two different pop stars, from whom she learns traumatic life lessons.
A convict returns to his home town to torturing again his family and face his neighbors trying to destroy the local religious fanatics and their plans to keep money from the village people.
The Fakir is fairy tale about the responsibility of ones life, and avoiding it.
“De fac-to” is devoted to the problem of appropriation and re-interpretation of history in a post-truth society. Filmed in Lviv in 2016-17, it shows a complex picture of the coexistence of diametrically different communities in the same post-Soviet space. The annual rituals associated with the events of World War II, initiated by various political, social and ethnic groups, have the character of a performance and, despite the tragedy of the historical context, often cause a comic effect. The film is a collaboration of the artist Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair and the historian Alexandra Wachter.
Theo spends his 18th birthday alone, getting drunk at a brutal punk rock show. There, he meets Mag, a marginal teenager who invites him to spend the night at her place. A love story unfolds between them, but Theo has to move at the end of the summer in a small town, far away from a painful past.
Meet Dee Laytner and his half-Japanese partner, Ryo McLane, a pair of detectives from New York. Not only are these two always chasing down criminals, but Dee can't stop himself from trying to chase down Ryo. While on a trip to England, the pair become involved in the local crime scene when Japanese Americans start turning up dead. Will Ryo be in danger?
Mr. Müller is not satisfied with his new work at the Goethe-Gesamtschule. The early getting up and correcting exams annoy him. Director Gerster wants to improve the image of the Goethe-Gesamtschule because she wants to be a symbol of the new company. To achieve this, she wants to take away the partnership from the Schillergymnasium with a Thai school. So, Mr. Müller, Mrs. Schnabelstedt and the 10b must go on a school trip to Thailand.
Someone is stealing priceless paintings from the great museums of the world and replacing them with nearly flawless forgeries. Leonardo da Vinci's "Madonna and Child" is being shipped to London's Tate Gallery for a special exhibition, and Paul Mitchell is assigned to protect it. Upon the painting's arrival, Paul realizes it has been switched. Eager to collect the museum's $50,000 reward, he teams up with Mary Mason, a Tate employee, to recover the original.
The romantic lives of three male flatmates - with the girl in each case played by the same actress.
This delightful action comedy came out a full two years before Ghostbusters premiered. Coincidence? You be the judge. Whatever the inspiration, nothing can compare to this amazing showcase of wushu and wizardry as one of the best all-star fighting casts take on spectres, spirits, and phantoms as well as each other.
A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma and Amy decide to keep up their romantic ruse.
Fear Factor is an American sports stunt/dare reality game show. It originally aired between 2001 and 2006, when it was canceled. It was later revived in 2011, only to be cancelled again on May 13, 2012. After its second cancellation, a two-part special aired in July 2012. The original Dutch version was called Now or Neverland. When Endemol USA and NBC adapted it to the American market in 2001, they changed the name to Fear Factor. The show pits contestants against each other in a variety of stunts for a grand prize, usually of US $50,000. From Seasons One to Five, the contestants were generally three men and three women, all competing for themselves, but in Season Six, the show moved to a permanent format of four teams of two people, each with a pre-existing relationship with one another. The show was hosted by comedian and UFC commentator Joe Rogan, executive produced by Matt Kunitz and David A. Hurwitz and directed by J. Rupert Thompson.
Itsuki Shinonome is sent to the internet media department from a major newspaper. Chief Editor Kanji Usami assigns her a story involving green caterpillars being found in instant food. A man who posted about the caterpillars in his instant food on social media appears in front of her. A fight between companies eventually draws in Itsuki Shinonome.
Journalist Fiona Bruce teams up with art expert Philip Mould to investigate the provenance or attribution of notable artworks.
Faking It was a television programme originating on Channel 4 which has spawned various international remakes, including a United States version which began in 2003 on the TLC network. Devised by Stephen Lambert of RDF Media, the programme's original concept was "a modern-day Pygmalion", referring to the George Bernard Shaw play in which flower girl Eliza Doolittle is trained to appear like an aristocrat.The series ended on Boxing day 2006 with faker Sharon Pallister transforming from cleaner to burlesque performer and featured Wayne Sleep, Miss Immodesty Blaize and Dita von Teese
Gallery Fake is a Japanese manga by Fujihiko Hosono. In 1996, it received the Shogakukan Manga Award.
Fake Britain is a UK BBC consumer rights programme, currently presented by Matt Allwright since 2013, however the show was previously presented by Dominic Littlewood between 2010 to 2012. The programme airs weekdays in a daytime slot, however shortened down repeats are often shown in the primetime evening slot. The programme covers various aspects of counterfeiting and effects on consumers including dangerous tools, ineffective or dangerous medicines, shoddy goods sold under reputable names, documents used for identity theft.
Nisekoi follows high school students Raku Ichijo, the son of a leader in the yakuza faction Shuei-Gumi, and Chitoge Kirisaki, the daughter of a boss in a rival gang known as Beehive. They unexpectedly meet when Chitoge hops a wall and knees Raku in the face. After she runs off, Raku realizes he has lost his locket which was given to him by his childhood sweetheart with whom he made a secret promise. After discovering Chitoge is a new transfer student in his class, he forces her to help him look for the locket. During the search, they begin to dislike each other. Upon returning home, Raku learns that the Shuei-Gumi and Beehive gangs have agreed to settle their feud by pairing their leaders' children. Raku learns that his girlfriend-to-be is none other than Chitoge. For the next three years, they must pretend to be in a relationship to maintain peace between the gangs. This turns out to be quite a challenging task, not only because of their hatred for one another, but also because Raku has a crush on another schoolmate, Kosaki Onodera, whom he secretly wishes was the girl who bears the key to his locket. Various developments complicate the situation, including Chitoge's over-protective bodyguard, a female hitman, a girl who claims to be Raku's fiancée, and the existence of multiple keys.
Bill Day investigates unknown creatures
10 teams compete against each other in the captivating art of Faking, a mix of theater, acrobatics, black light and illusion.
Monochrome Factor is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kaili Sorano. It was first serialized in Mag Garden's bi-monthly manga magazine Comic Blade Masamune in May 2004. However, when the magazine ceased publication, the manga began serialization in the new and revamped magazine, Comic Blade Avarus, in September 2007. The manga is licensed for distribution in North America by Tokyopop, and has so far released four volumes, with the latest having been released on December 2, 2008. An anime adaptation produced by GENCO, and animated by A.C.G.T, premiered on Japan's terrestrial television network TV Tokyo on April 7, 2008. It also aired on other networks such as AT-X and TV Osaka, though the episodes aired on TV Tokyo first. The anime has shōnen-ai themes which are almost completely absent from the manga.
Faktor A is the Russian version of the The X Factor television talent show franchise. It is broadcasts on Russia 1 television station. The show is named Faktor A, with the letter "A" chosen in honor of Alla Pugacheva, head of the jury. Faktor A debuted in 2011 as a new series 1.
Slovenian commercial TV channel POP TV had begun the new format of reality shows in Slovenia. With spring 2010, first show of this reality show format has bean shown on channel. For two seasons Slovenija ima talent, has been shown. Now, after two successful seasons, and due to huge viewership, POP TV has aired a new version of singing competition reality show - called X Factor. Anyone who is at least 14 years old could join alone, or in a group. The main reason for airing the show, is to find a new star for the Slovenian music scene. After two seasons of Slovenia`s Got Talent, only one candidate is really known to the larger Slovenian audience; 20 year old singer Maja Keuc, who is also called the "Slovenian Christina Aguilera", who was second in the first season of Slovenia ima Talent, is known from the two seasons of the show. She is also known for representing her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, with the song "No one", and came 13th in the Final, after winning the National Selection for Eurovision Song Contest called EMA.