Cyber Palestine is a parable about a modern-day Mary and Joseph, two Palestinian returnees living in Gaza, and their tribulations with the Israeli occupation.
Snow Job: The media hysteria of AIDS deconstructs the representation of AIDS in the popular media where distortion and misrepresentation amount to a “snow job” promoting increased homophobia, sexual discrimination and repression of gays.
In this documentary film, nurses in a variety of care settings confront serious ethical dilemmas which effect their patients. The film’s four sequences involve the ethical principles of beneficence, autonomy, justice and fidelity.
A child carrying a bread is going home but there is a frightening dog in an alley he needs to go through and he is too afraid to pass it alone.
A truly major work, I Don’t Know observes the relationship between a lesbian and a transgender person who prefers to be identified somewhere in between male and female, in an expression of personal ambiguity suggested by the film’s title. This nonfiction film—an unusual, partly staged work of semi-verité—is the first of Spheeris’s films to fully embrace what would become her characteristic documentary style: probing, intimate, uncompromising.
Every day the minds and emotions of Britain’s citizens are changed by the coming and going of thirty million letters. This film shows the magic of the mail. A look at some of the familiar and unfamiliar services provided by the Post Office, how it is done, who does it and what they think about it, whether it be a postmen in the Outer Hebrides, a sorter on the postal special out of Euston or an engineer supervising the working of a new automatic letter-facing machine.
The film tells about the relationship between brother and sister, as well as their loneliness and the need for warmth. Most of the action takes place in a modest apartment, in a gray, shabby tenement house. He will take care of her – he will feed her and make sure that she does not run away. Children spend long hours alone. They are waiting for someone to come, perhaps for their parents’ return, or on the contrary – they would like to leave the apartment. Outside the window you can hear free-flying pigeons. The boy and his little sister look longingly at the door. Time seems to pass so slowly…
A dream-like story of a sleeping man whose body parts live their own lives at night to return to him in the morning – all except one leg which has chosen freedom. Its owner as well as a crowd of homeless men chase the leg, but it grows feathers and flies away as a bird. A grotesque tale with a poetic ending and with interesting music by Janusz Hajdun.