Showing 1 - 10 of 15 titles with a criteria of Subject is Oscar Contenders
Isa finds herself at a breaking point awakening to the possibilities of a life lived on her own terms, in this engrossing and intimate feature debut from writer/director Antonella Sudasassi Furniss.
Pragda Films | 2019 | 94 minutes
The Spanish selection for the 89th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film, Black Bread is set in the war-ravaged Catalan countryside of the early 1940s where a local man is accused of murder and his son sets out to find the truth.
Pragda Films | 2011 | 108 minutes
An exploration of the intense, painful ambivalence of family responsibility. When her elderly father's mental deterioration becomes a burden for her and three young children, María has to make a drastic decision.
Pragda Films | 2012 | 84 minutes
The invasion of Panama by the U.S on Christmas and New Year of 1989 – when American troops deposed dictator Manuel Noriega, killing an unknown number of civilians in the process- serves as an excuse to explore how a people remember, transform, and often forget their past in order re-define their identity and become who they are today.
Pragda Films | 2014 | 94 minutes
A political and emotionally charged story, experienced by two 11-year-old boys coming from opposite ends of the social spectrum in the days leading up to the military coup in Chile.
Pragda Films | 2004 | 120 minutes
Mateo agrees to infiltrate a local theatre group to reveal its members’ political activities. Enthralled with the troupe's lifestyle, he's under pressure to incriminate the actors.
Pragda Films | 2014 | 86 minutes
Up-and-coming Uruguayan director Germán Tejeira creates a moving, poignant, and witty character study in his first feature film.
Pragda Films | 2015 | 81 minutes
A beautifully constructed documentary that depicts with great subtlety the changing ways in suburban Spain. Adán Aliaga has turned a simple subject into a dashing and fast paced, remarkably candid documentary on family life in Spain, modernization and generational change. A tribute to grandmothers everywhere, filled with painterly images of southeastern Spain and a director’s love for his family.
Pragda Films | 2005 | 80 minutes
A powerful, nuanced look at a country’s efforts to come to terms with a dark chapter in its history.
Pragda Films | 2014 | 99 minutes
This Academy-Award winning film follows a drama group for senior citizens, as they create and perform a play about looking for dates through the personal ads.
The Fanlight Collection | 1998 | 37 minutes