In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) John Murlowski, David Gallagher, Eugene Levy, Keene Curtis, Family, Comedy
After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he’d never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a parallel world where his only hope is to find professor Keenbean and the wishing machine so he can wish things back to normal.
They Shall Have Music (1939) Archie Mayo, Jascha Heifetz, Joel McCrea, Andrea Leeds, Music, Drama, Family
A boy from the streets of New York finds music tickets to a Heifetz concert, which rekindles his earlier interest in the violin. He subsequently runs away from home and happens across a music school for children (played by members of the Peter Meremblum California Youth Symphony Orchestra).
Sylvester (1985) Tim Hunter, Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Drama, Family
Working in a Texas stockyard, breaking horses, Charlie’s doing the best she can to support herself and her two brothers. But when she loses her job, she gets the idea to take her best bronco, Sylvester, and turn him into a lucrative profit by training him for three-day eventing. But since she knows little of dressage and show-jumping, it’s going to take the help of her old boss, an ex-cavalryman, to get ready for competition.
The Munsters’ Scary Little Christmas (1996) Ian Emes, Sam McMurray, Ann Magnuson, Bug Hall, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Once Upon a Time / Der var engang (1922) Carl Theodor Dreyer, Clara Pontoppidan, Svend Methling, Peter Jerndorff, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Cama de Gato / Cat’s Cradle (2012) João Miller Guerra, Filipa Reis, Joana Santos, Documentary, Drama, Family
We wanted to make a film about a teenage mother. We met Joana in a casting that took place in Setubal, in the Bela Vista neighborhood. She appeared to us as a porcelain doll, small, fragile, pale, with a little hair bow. Little by little, she crumbled apart, revealing a charming complexity. We were conquered by the duality of strength and fragility, freedom and incarceration, joy and sorrow. The intimacy and complicity we were able to establish with her made this film possible. In Cat’s Cradle, we share her with everyone else.
Frog Dreaming / The Quest (1986) Brian Trenchard-Smith, Henry Thomas, Tony Barry, Rachel Friend, Drama, Adventure, Family
American boy, Cody, whose parents have died, lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisitive. He comes across some strange events happening in Devil’s Knob national park associated with an aboriginal myth about “frog dreamings”. Cody tries to investigate…
Jack and the Beanstalk (1967) Gene Kelly, Bobby Riha, Ted Cassidy, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
The adventure begins when Jack trades his cow for some magic beans from peddler Jeremy Keen. The beans sprout a beanstalk high into the clouds, and Jack and Jeremy climb it to discover a giant, a goose that lays golden eggs, and Princess Serena who is trapped in a harp by a magic spell and can only be released by a kiss.