The Rising Sun on Netflix

The Rising Sun Available on Netflix

The eight member Roc Kidz Crew is one of the most authentic hip-hop formations ever and this is their film. The dancers gave up their middle-class lifestyles and material expectations of life and make their way as a multicultural break-dancing crew all over Europe, on a tour that promises neither profit or fame. Theirs is a journey full of surprises and positive encounters: with their love of dance, music and freedom, the Roc Kidz Crew radiates a pure zest for life that crosses all social and ethnic borders. This one-of-a-kind documentary will amaze you, as a street or “hip-hop” dancer is much more that a weekend hobby: it is a lifestyle.

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A Long Way from Home

A Long Way from Home Available on Netflix

Joseph (James Fox) and his wife, Brenda (Brenda Fricker) have retired to the South of France. Although living most people’s dream, Joseph finds himself bored, lonely and miserable. The two are spending their retirement living separate lives, with Joseph pining for his younger years and utilizing any possible reason to escape the household.

On a chance meeting with a young couple, Joseph becomes infatuated with the beautiful Suzanne (Natalie Dormer). Joseph, a moral man and gentleman, is able to keep his emotions well-contained, however, the encounter with Suzanne has stirred something inside of him that will change his stale life forever.

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The President

National Review of ‘The President’

An Iranian film instructs the modern world. By Armond White

This week’s New York opening of Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s The President (Corinth Films) premieres one of best Iranian movies yet seen. Its story of a despot (Mikheil Gomiashvili) caught in the midst of a revolution, who escapes his country’s futuristically designed capital city to traverse the underdeveloped countryside with his cosseted grandson (Dachi Orvelashvili) in tow, surprises all anti-fascist expectations. Makhmalbaf looks at brotherhood by satirizing the highhanded excesses of nationhood.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/436188/mohsen-makhmalbaf-the-president-review

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Corinth Acquires Ghanaian film ‘Nakom’

Corinth Films is proud to announce that we have just acquired a great Ghanaian drama NAKOM, featured at this year’s New Directors/New Films series presented at MoMA (visit link). Stay tuned for official release details!

The President Release Date

‘The President’ US Theatrical Premiere June 3, 2016

Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s The President is his latest film following a long career including such accolades as Kandahar (2001) and The Gardener(2012).

A recipient of the Golden Hugo jury prize at the Chicago International Film Festival, The President is about a repressive dictator who is thrown from power in a sweeping coup d’etat and confronted by the many citizens brutalized by his regime as he attempts to flee the country. Director Mohsen Makhmalbaf, a former political prisoner of the 1980’s Iranian regime, is best known for Kandahar (2001).

‘The President’ opens June 3, 2016 at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, 1886 Broadway, New York, NY 10023 www.lincolnplazacinema.com.