Made as a collective effort by the women's filmmaking group Mediastorm, a documentary protesting the barbaric--and much publicized--act of sati as inflicted on Roop Kanwar of Deorala, Rajasthan, and other women like her. It highlights the manner in which a ruling government allows atrocities against women to occur.
In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen).
The Popes are a family who haven't been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the government's Vietnam war campaign.
The Police Academy misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy's commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot that Lassard unknowingly has in his possession.
Have you watched From the Burning Embers yet? What did you think about it?