Beginning as a child performer in Odessa, Russia, Albert Makhtsier has been acting for over half a century. Despite being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Albert remains one of New York City's finest actors. This is his story which is one of many that are part of a film idea called: One Shot Stories. This film will be a collection of people's intimate stories told all over the world. Each story is a single shot and will be a exploration into the universal aspects of the human condition.
Claudia is a young and ambitious musician. With her son Moritz, she is living in Graz, Austria. Her passion is music, it is helping her to deal with life ... The clip consists of a short interview sequence and some performance shots.
The whole idea of the feature production "Visualife" is kind of a mix between a music video and a documentary. 7 different musicians from 7 different cities are featured in the production.
The movie is about young people growing up in a small town. A town and a region that suffered immensely during WWI. The movie tells all kinds of stories of young people and how they deal with that past. It’s about how does this influence their daily life, how it makes them think about society, about politics, about war and peace. How do they deal with the past? How do they live in the present, different young people with different stories.
Ever since the death of his wife Sarah, Les Olinger's life has gone downhill. Les's wife was no ordinary woman. Behind her husband's back, she has been working with some of the top scientists and engineers of the U.S. government, developing a machine that can send letters back in time. She left this machine with her husband before she died. Les is juggling multiple jobs, and is completely alone. He has been planning suicide for a while, and when he finally gets ready to do it, something unexpected happens.
This is a scene from the (hopefully) coming movie 'Waking Up'. It is about Ben, who froze himself down in 2010, in the hope that humanity once might be able to thaw him up and cure his disease.
And this is exactly what happens. In the year 2110, the world has gone through massive changes towards the positive. Both technology and human values has developed into a whole new world, positive in all aspects for humanity.
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