Movie List by Category

  • Africa, Middle East

America America – USA , Anatolia- 1963 – Drama –

Fill the Void – Israel – 2017 – Drama

Lemon Tree – Israel – 2009 – Drama

Rana’s Wedding – Palestine – 2002 -Drama

  • Arts, Fashion

Festival – Newport Folk Festival  1963-66 – USA – Documentary

From Mao to Mozart – Isaac Stern in China – USA – 1981 – Documentary

Georgia O’Keefe – USA – 2009 – Drama –

Impromptu –  Britain – 1991 – Comedy/Drama

Iris –   Documentary about  fashion icon Iris Apfel

Joni Mitchell – A Woman of Heart and Mind – USA – 2003 – Documentary

Mad Hot Ballroom – Documentary about dance in urban schools

Topsy Turvey – Drama about Gilbert & Sullivan’s creation of the Mikado

Touch the Sound – Documentary about Evelyn Glennie, deaf percussionist

Waste Land – Brazil – 2011 – Documentary

  • ASIA, India

Apu Trilogy  – India – 1955-59 – Drama.

Bhutan – Taking the Middle Path to Happiness – 2007 – Documentary

Cave of the Yellow Dog – Mongolia – 2006 – Drama

Cherry Blossoms – Germany/Japan – 2008 Drama

Departures – Japan – 2009 – Drama

From Mao to Mozart – Isaac Stern in China – USA – 1981 – Documentary

Hula Girls  – Japan – 2006  –  Comedy/Drama.

Lunchbox, The – India – 2014 – Comedy/Romance

Outsourced – USA/India – 2006 – Comedy.

Rashoman

Road Home, The – China – 2001 – Drama/Romance

Saltmen of Tibet – Tibet – 1998 – Documentary

Scent of Green Papaya

Shall We Dance – Japan – 1996 – Comedy/Drama

Shower

Story of the Weeping Camel

Two Daughters

Ugetsu

Unmistaken Child – Nepal – 2009 – Documentary –

Vananja – India – 2006 – Drama

The World of Apu – see Apu Trilogy

  • Biopics

Backbeat – 1994  – Anglo-German drama

Buena Vista Social Club – USA/Cuba – 1999 – Documentary

Georgia O’Keefe – USA – 2009 – Drama –

Impromptu –  Britain – 1991 – Comedy/Drama

Joni Mitchell – A Woman of Heart and Mind – USA – 2003 – Documentary

Lomax the Songhunter – Documentary about musicologist Alan Lomax

Kundun – Drama about the youth of the Dali Lama

Mayor of the Sunset Strip – Documentary

Searching for Sugar Man – USA – 2013 – Documentary

Still Bill, Bill Withers – USA – 2009 – Documentary

Topsy Turvey – Drama about Gilbert & Sullivan’s creation of the Mikado

Touch the Sound – Documentary about Evelyn Glennie, deaf percussionist

Weavers, the: Wasn’t That a Time? – USA – 1982 – Documentary

Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill – USA – 2005 – Documentary

  • Black & White

Apu Trilogy  – India – 1955-59 – Drama –

L’Atalante – France – 1934 – Drama –

America America – USA – 1963 – Drama –

Aparajito – see Apu Trilogy

Backbeat – 1994  – Anglo-German drama film directed by Iain Softley.

Born to Rock – the TAMI Show

Festival – Newport Folk Festival  1963-66 – USA – Documentary

Pather Panchali – see Apu Trilogy (Asia, India)

Rashomon

Summer with Monika Sweden – 1953 – Drama

Two Daughters

Ugetsu

Wild Strawberries – Sweden – 1957 – Drama 

The World of Apu – see Apu Trilogy

  • Canadian Gems

Hollywood Bollywood – 2002

Joni Mitchell – A Woman of Heart and Mind – USA – 2003 – Documentary

Monsieur Lazhar – 2012 – Drama

Triumph of the Wall – 2012 – Docimentary

  • Children

Alamar – Mexico – 2009

Cave of the Yellow Dog – Mongolia – 2006 – Drama

Forbidden Games – 1952 – France – Drama

Monsieur Lazhar – Canada – 2012 – Drama

Pather Panchali – see Apu Trilogy (Asia, India)

Two Daughters

Viva Cuba – Cuba – 2005 – Comedy/Drama

We Are the DeBolts – USA – 1977 – Documentary

  • Ethnic, Cultures

Aparajito – see Apu Trilogy 

Apu Trilogy  – India – 1955-59 – Drama

Bhutan – Taking the Middle Path to Happiness – 2007 – Documentary

Boys & Girl from County Clare – England – 2003 – Comedy.

Buena Vista Social Club – USA/Cuba – 1999 – Documentary

Cave of the Yellow Dog – Mongolia – 2006 – Drama

Fill the Void – Israel – 2017 – Drama

Gadjo Dilo – Roma/Romania – 1997

Latcho Drom – Roma – 1993.

Lemon Tree – Israel – 2009 – Drama

Marooned in Iraq – Iran – 2002 – Drama

Mystic Masseur, the – Trinidad – 2001 – Drama

Rembetiko – Greece – 1983 – Musical/Drama

Road Home, The – China – 2001 – Drama/Romance

Saltmen of Tibet – Tibet – 1997 – Documentary

Shall We Dance – Japan – 1996 – Comedy/Drama

Smoke Signals – USA – 1998 – Drama

Story of the Weeping Camel, The – Mongolia/German – 2004 – Drama

Sworn Virgin – Albania – 2016 – Drama

Talking with Spirits – Bali – 2011 –

Unmistaken Child – Nepal – 2009 – Documentary

Vananja – India – 2006 – Drama

Words Earth Aloha – Ethnic, Hawaii, Music, Spirituality

  • Europe

L’Atalante – France – 1934 – Drama

Babette’s Feast

Elling – Norway – 2002 – Comedy

Gadjo Dilo – Roma/Romania – 1997  

Impromptu –  Britain – 1991 – Comedy/

Kolya

Little England – Greece – 2015 – Drama

Juliet of the Spirits

Port of Call – Sweden – 1948 – Drama

Rembetiko – Greece – 1983 – Musical/Drama

Summer with Monika Sweden – 1953 – Drama

Sworn Virgin – Albania – 2016 – Drama

Topsy Turvey – Drama about Gilbert & Sullivan’s creation of the Mikado

Under the Sun

Wild Strawberries – Sweden – 1957 – Drama 

  • Food

Babette’s Feast

Chef

Fruit Hunters

Lunchbox, The – India – 2014 – Comedy/Romance

  • Hawaii

Blue Crush   2002   105 min

The Descendants   2012   115 min

Holo Mai Pele   2004   56 min

Kumu Hula   1989   85 min

Princess Ka’iulani   2010   98 min

Taylor Camp   2009   100 min

Words Earth Aloha – Ethnic, Hawaii, Music, Spirituality

  • Judaism

Fill the Void – Israel – 2017 – Drama

  • Latin America, Caribbean

Alamar – Mexico – 2009 – Documentary-style

Buena Vista Social Club – USA/Cuba – 1999 – Documentary

Central Station

Motorcycle Diaries

Mystic Masseur, the – Trinidad – 2001 – Drama

Sugar Cane Alley – (French title: La Rue Cases-Nègres)

Viva Cuba

Waste Land – Brazil – 2011 – Documentary

  • Miscellaneous

Triumph of the Wall – 2012 – Docimentary

Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

Who Are the Debolts?

  • MUSIC

Buena Vista Social Club – USA/Cuba – 1999 – Documentary

Festival – Newport Folk Festival  1963-66 – USA – Documentary

From Mao to Mozart – Isaac Stern in China – USA – 1981 – Documentary

Joni Mitchell – A Woman of Heart and Mind – USA – 2003 – Documentary

Latcho Drom – Roma – 1993

Lomax the Songhunter

Make it Funky

Rembetiko – Greece – 1983 – Musical/Drama

Searching for Sugar Man – USA – 2013 – Documentary

Still Bill, Bill Withers – USA – 2009 – Documentary

Topsy Turvey – Drama about Gilbert & Sullivan’s creation of the Mikado

Touch the Sound – Documentary about Evelyn Glennie, deaf percussionist

Weavers, the: Wasn’t That a Time? – USA – 1982 – Documentary

Words Earth Aloha – Ethnic, Hawaii, Music, Spirituality

  • Rock & Roll

Backbeat – 1994  – Anglo-German drama

Born to Rock – the TAMI show

Cadillac Records

The Commitments

Mayor of the Sunset Strip

Sapphires, the

Still Bill, Bill Withers – USA – 2009 – Documentary

Wrecking Crew

  • Spirituality

Cherry Blossoms – Germany/Japan – 2008 Drama

Departures – Japan – 2009 – Drama

Fill the Void – Israel – 2017 – Drama

Talking Spirits 

Unmistaken Child – 

Words Earth Aloha

  • WOMEN

Fill the Void – Israel – 2017 – Drama

Georgia O’Keefe – USA – 2009 – Drama

Hula Girls  – Japan –

Joni Mitchell – A Woman of Heart and Mind – USA – 2003 – Documentary

Lemon Tree – Israel – 2009 – Drama

Little England – Greece – 2015 – Drama

Lunchbox, The – India – 2014 – Comedy/Romance

Rana’s Wedding – Palestine – 2002 -Drama

Sworn Virgin – Albania – 2016 – Drama

Touch the Sound – Documentary about Evelyn Glennie, deaf percussionist

Two Daughters

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