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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Glover, Danny

2012
A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect of radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.
DVD 2589
Agents of change
"From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April, 1969, the struggle for a more relevant and meaningful education, including demands for black and ethnic studies programs, became a clarion call across the country in the late 1960's. Through the stories of these young men and women who were at the forefront of these efforts, Agents of Change examines the untold story of the racial conditions on college campuses and in the country that led to these protests"--Http://filmswithapurpose.net.
DVD 13095
Angels in the outfield
The California Angels are a struggling baseball team praying to win a pennant. Their luck changes as their biggest fan, 11-year-old Roger, begins giving the coach tips from a real live angel. The team not only climbs back into the pennant race, but learns to believe in themselves.
DVD 8681
Be kind rewind
Two local outcasts attempt to save a local video store. Amateur film director Mike must find a way to save the business after his magnetized friend, Jerry, erases every movie in the store. Using an outdated video camera and their own special effects, the two embark on an adventure to remake all the movies, from "Ghostbusters" to "Driving Miss Daisy," turning the two town misfits into local celebrities.
DVD 12717
Beloved
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen.
DVD 3777
Beyond the lights
The story of Noni, the music world's latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Drawn to each other, Noni and Kaz fall fast and hard, despite the protests of those around them who urge them to put their career ambitions ahead of their romance.
DVD 10913
Black power mixtape 1967-1975 : a documentary in 9 chapters /
"THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. Thirty years later, this lush collection was found languishing in the basement of Swedish Television"--From mrqe.com.
DVD 8609
Blindness
A mysterious blindness epidemic affects an entire city forcing the government to quarantine those affected, but one woman, unaffected by the epidemic, feigns blindness to stay with her husband and help those in the chaotic quarantine facility.
DVD 6381
Bopha!
Father and son clash in this movie about the anti-apartheid movement. Based on Percy Mtwa's play.
DVD 4120
Can't you hear the wind howl? the life & music of Robert Johnson /
An in-depth documentary on the mysterious life of bluesman Robert Johnson.
DVD 4605
Color purple
An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.
DVD 387
Color purple
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
DVD 12422
Dirt & deeds in Mississippi
"Dirt And Deeds In Mississippi reveals the largely unknown and pivotal role played by Black landowning families in the deep South who controlled over a million acres of lands in the 1960's. They were prepared to put their land and their lives on the line in the fight for racial equality and the right to vote in America’s most segregated and violently racist state. ... Dirt & Deeds tells how an independent farmer and teacher who came to own the land on which his great-grandparents were slaves became the first Black candidate elected to a state-wide office in Mississippi in the 20th century." -- Container
DVD 11916
Dreamgirls
Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams.
DVD 5580
Evening with Martin and Langston
Danny Glover, Actor & Civil Rights Activist and Felix Justice, Actor and Director perform as Martin Luther King Jr. and Langston Hughes for the University of Vermont's 2012 Martin Luther King Celebration. Felix Justice portrays Martin Luther King, Jr. and Danny Glover portrays Langston Hughes. After the performance, they take questions from the audience in the spirit of King and Hughes.
DVD 8935
Films of Michael Sporn
This collector's edition box set includes 12 films from award-winning animator Michael Sporn. Based on stories from such acclaimed writers as William Steig, Russell Hoban, Hans Christian Andersen and Lewis Carroll, these widely acclaimed films feature an amazing array of voice talent, including James Earl Jones, Tim Curry, Danny Glover, Ruby Dee, Regis Philbin, and Linda Lavin.
DVD 6681
For love of liberty the story of America's black patriots : [a film] /
Gain an unprecedented look at the experiences and accomplishments of African Americans in the military, and learn why such a group of heroic men and women would fight for the freedom of others that they themselves weren't able to enjoy. Hosted by Halle Berry with an introduction by Colin Powell, and features the voices of Morgan Freeman, Bill Cosby, Danny Glover, John Travolta, and many more.
DVD 8101
Forsaken cries the story of Rwanda /
The video incorporates historical footage of the colonial period, interviews with survivors and analyses of key issues including: international law; history of the Great Lakes region; failure of the international community, US policy and NGOs; the refugee crisis; women's human rights violations; and the war crimes tribunal.
DVD 13257
Grand Canyon
"When a lawyer's car breaks down in a dangerous Los Angeles neighborhood, a tow-truck driver arrives just in time to save his life. The two men begin a deep friendship that sets off a chain of unsettling and surprising events involviing their families and friends for years to come."--Container.
DVD 2019
Honeydripper
1950, rural Alabama. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint and away from the rival club across the way. He lays off his regular talent and hires the famous electric guitar player, Guitar Sam, for a one night only gig. When the train arrives, Guitar Sam is no where to be found. Tyrone makes a deal with the sheriff to release Sonny, a kid who hopped off a freight car and turned up at the club. Tyrone cleans Sonny up and launches a last ditch scheme to pass off the young guitar picker as Guitar Sam. When Sonny takes the stage and launches into his first scalding electric licks, Tyrone will learn if its lights out for the Honeydripper or if his luck has changed.
DVD 5693
Last black man in San Francisco
Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation.
DVD 13180
Lonesome Dove
Epic western about two former Texas Rangers who leave the south Texas town of Lonesome Dove on a cattle drive to the ranch country of Montana.
DVD 13421
Manderlay
"While traveling across [Alabama in the 1930s], Grace discovers the isolated plantation of Manderlay, a place where no one knows that slavery has been long abolished. With a good heart and pure intentions, Grace tries to emancipate the slaves and open the residents' eyes to the truth, with shocking results" -- Container.
DVD 6623
Old man & the gun
At age 70, Forrest Tucker infamously made his escape from the tough San Quentin prison. Once he had gained his freedom, he embarked on a new set of heists that left investigators scratching their heads and the public fascinated by the story. This true story details Tucker's life which includes a detective wrapped up in the case, and a female who takes a liking to Tucker despite the criminal path he's on.
DVD 12928
People speak
A look at social change throughout history, as seen through the music, poetry, speeches, and manifestos of rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past - and present - including Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Bob Dylan, Langston Hughes, Chief Joseph, Muhammad Ali, along with unknown veterans, union workers, abolitionists, and many others never featured in high school textbooks. Celebrates the extraordinary possibilities for creating social change that ordinary people have realized throughout the course of our nation's rich but often ignored history of dissent and protest.
DVD 7167
Places in the heart
It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships.
DVD 6509
Power to heal Medicare and the civil rights revolution /
"Power To Heal tells a poignant chapter in the historic struggle to secure equal and adequate access to healthcare for all Americans. Central to the story is the tale of how a new national program, Medicare, was used to mount a dramatic, coordinated effort that desegregated thousands of hospitals across the country in a matter of months ... [The film] illustrates how Movement leaders and grass-roots volunteers pressed and worked with the federal government to achieve justice and fairness for African-Americans"--From container.
DVD 13302
Readings from the book Voices of a people's history of the United States
Historian Howard Zinn and writer Anthony Arnove are joined by artists and actors to present dramatic readings of selections from their book, Voices of a people's history of the United States.
DVD 6470
Real Eve
Using the latest DNA reconstructions and cutting edge technology, scientists investigate the location of the first woman in the human race.
DVD 2845
Royal Tenenbaums
Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family.
DVD 1723
Saw
Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer is abducting morally wayward people and forcing them to play horrifric games for their own survival. Faced with impossible choices, each victim must struggle to win back his or her life, or else die trying.
DVD 3408
Shadows of liberty
Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values...Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years, Shadows of Liberty poses a crucial question: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news? We're left in no doubt--media reform is urgent and freedom of the press is fundamental.
DVD 9831
Silverado
A fast-riding adventure story of four strangers drawn together on the Western frontier.
DVD 513
Soldier child kidnapped innocence /
Documents attempts to rehabilitate Ugandan children forced to fight in Joseph Kony's Lord's Liberation Army.
DVD 4272
Sorry to bother you
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.
DVD 12830
To sleep with anger
Harry, a devilish charmer from the Deep South, turns up out of the blue on the South Central Los Angeles doorstep of his old friends. In short order, Harry's presence turns a seemingly peaceful household upside down, exposing smoldering tensions between parents and children, tradition and change, virtue and temptation. Interweaving evocative strains of gospel and blues with rich, poetic-realist images, it is a sublimely stirring film from an autonomous artistic sensibility, a portrait of family resilience.
DVD 13010
Unprecedented the 2000 presidential election /
The riveting story about the battle for the presidency in Florida and the undermining of democracy in America. What emerges is a disturbing picture of an election marred by suspicious irregularities, electoral injustices, and sinister voter purges in a state governed by the winning candidate's brother.
DVD 9228