This ensemble of short films is geared toward the often underrepresented African-American cinema viewing audience. "Next Afternoon" stars rapper Heavy D as the wrongful recipient of stolen goods; in "Blow from the Past," two friends get caught up in a dark scene; "Wooden Nickels" follows two lovers beset by addiction; in "Open the Sky," a thriving writer heads home to give thanks; and in "Gamepoint," skills on the court are put to the test.
The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.
Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are earger to fight but are forced to stay back from the action.
While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.
Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
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