Riots and Revolutions: Confronting the Times

Riots and Revolutions: Confronting the Times

Riots and Revolutions: Confronting the Times looks at the film's (Conquest of the Planet of the Apes) parallels to the issue of race relations facing the United States at the time and the violent outbursts of the early 1970s. Also included is a look at the life and times of star Roddy McDowall and his contributions to the Apes series, the style and feel director J. Lee Thompson brought to the film, shooting locations, and the film's two endings.

Pulmapilt

Pulmapilt 1981

An old man saves the life of another. The rescued man happens to be an alien capable of time travel. Soon they both land in the past, on the old man's wedding day. As one might suspect from such a situation ethical dilemmas arise…

Outpost

Outpost

When the final Citizen of Earth's interplanetary research and diplomacy program finally makes first contact, he's forced to not only protect humanity, but that which makes him human: love.

Enak

Enak

The astronaut Charles Enak refuses to come back to Earth after completing a mission in orbit. While he also refuses to give any explanation for his behaviour, the world enters its biggest crisis since the Cold War. As journalists try to find out more about Enak and his backstory in communist Poland, they discover that he possesses the ability to influence people's sub-consciousness.

Aelita

Aelita 1980

A mysterious radio message is beamed around the world, and among the engineers who receive it are Los, the hero, and his colleague Spiridonov. Los is an individualist dreamer. Aelita is the daughter of Tuskub, the ruler of a totalitarian state on Mars in which the working class are put into cold storage when they are not needed. With a telescope, Aelita is able to watch Los. As if by telepathy, Los obsesses about being watched by her.

A Breath of Air

A Breath of Air 1983

The infant mortality rate in the maternity ward of a hospital increases suspiciously - allegedly due to an unknown pulmonary disease. When Doctor Barbara decides to inform the public of this tragic phenomenon, a number of the doctors, including the hospital management, try to prevent her.

SF Saiyuuki Starzinger

SF Saiyuuki Starzinger 1979

Princess Aurora, the only survivor of her planet destroyed by evil mutants, is resolved to put an end to the mutant menace in the galaxy along with three enhanced human cyborgs Jesse Dart, Porkos and Aramus, she travels space in the Cosmos Queen to the Dekkos System to fight the final battle.

Monismanien 1995

Monismanien 1995 1975

In a fictional future totalitarian society ruled as a one-party state. A teacher commits the crime to teach their students to think independently and is therefore being stalked. The fictional Monismania also appeared in Astrid Lindgren's saga about the witch Pomperipossa in the Monismanian 1976.