The history of nudism and nudist films is contrasted with the nudist lifestyle today in this entertaining documentary. Also go behind the scenes on the making of a new naturist film, "The Naked Place."
A boy, an old man, two beautiful twin sisters get caught up in a voyeuristic scandal during the Cultural Revolution in China. This controversial film was subsequently banned and was never ... See full summary »
James Dean Bradfield,
Narcoleptic Finnish naturist as beautiful as Venus is on vacation in Southern France with her husband. She goes for a walk in the field naked and gets lost. A local kid takes her to his village to help her as well as brag to his friends.
Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. ... See full summary »
Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers is a documentary film by Ana Grillo and Beth Nelsen, aka Ana Mission and Agent Nelsen. Camp Beaverton is the Home for Wayward Girls, the only queer, all ... See full summary »
The film provides a personally truthful yet harsh life story of a hero and dropout. The world-renowned photographer Jan Saudek, winning international awards and being exhibited abroad long ... See full summary »
A somewhat prudish young lady inherits a nudist camp. She wants to shut it down, but is persuaded by its members to give the place a look before she takes any action. She agrees, and while ... See full summary »
The fragility of cultural identity with the landscape of global expansion
Maria Solrun has touched a nerve with the tale of a young boy's emigration from Saudi Arabia to the city of Berlin where global and social homogenization is in full force.
Resting uncomfortably close to the current plight between German and Turkish segregation currently in Berlin, Maria's 'Jargo' examines and compares the framework of cultural heritage through the context of the individuals that carry them out. We are left with a portrait of a young boy who is caught in a cross-fire of either upholding a tradition within a foreign landscape or shedding it for the new.
With a cast of unexpected talent, this film touches upon the most fragile aspects of cultural and personal identity. Solrun's 'Jargo' bravely portrays cultural assimilation as necessary to human survival yet also the link to ones gravest loss.
*Two thumbs up should be given to both Constantin von Jascheroff and Oktay Özdemir for their exceptional performance in these roles.
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