The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing provide the springboard for this reexamination of the ongoing China-Tibet conundrum, with leaders on both sides outlining the obstacles to harmony and the precarious state of Tibetan culture. In interviews with Tibetan residents, monks and officials in exile, both ordinary citizens and the ordained discuss the challenges of being practicing Buddhists, while scholar Melvyn Goldstein provides historical perspective.
Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact.