A quest for freedom in the South China Sea. Victims of China’s “One-Child” policy, 100 orphans, all girls, are shepherded by a determined activist, Mrs. Brown (Charlotte De Turckheim) onto a tramp freighter for a harrowing escape from the Chinese authorities.
During the marihuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
Cathy’s birthday’s on 29th February, which is an impossible day as it is, because it’s a leap day. Then her dad comes up with the bright idea of giving her a duck egg to hatch for her tenth birthday. The chick appears when Cathy and her best friend Margot are watching, and the chick thinks Margot is its mummy. But Margot is bound to a wheelchair and will soon have to go to a special home. Unable to look after the duckling on her own, her parents decide to ged rid of it... Cathy and Margot end up in an adventure which teaches them a lot about how to rescue a migratory bird, but even more about themselves.
A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.
As a judge for the Red Bull X-Fighters freestyle motocross world tour, McElroy visits several amazing locations where the competitions are held - Mexico City, Cairo, Madrid, Moscow, London and Rome. While on the road, there is no such thing as downtime. When he's not in the judging booth, Drake hits the streets to see what some of the world's largest and most dynamic cities have to offer. He explores what makes each location unique, including art, music, food and sports, as well as venturing off the beaten path.
Northwest Passage is a 26-episode half-hour adventure television series produced by Metro Goldwyn Mayer about Major Robert Rogers during the time of the French and Indian War. The show derived its title and the main characters Rogers, Towne, and Marriner from the 1937 novel of the same name by Kenneth Roberts, and from the 1940 MGM feature film based on the novel. The scope of the novel was much broader than that of the series, and the second half of the book included an historically based attempt by Rogers to find a water route through North America as a "passage" to the Pacific Ocean. This attempt, lending its name to the novel and used by Roberts as a metaphor for the questing human spirit, is referenced in the first episode. One of the earlier series telecast in color, Northwest Passage aired new episodes on NBC from September 14, 1958, to March 13, 1959. Keith Larsen played the lead role; Buddy Ebsen, later the star of CBS's The Beverly Hillbillies and Barnaby Jones, appeared as Sergeant Hunk Marriner, and Don Burnett co-starred as Ensign Langdon Towne.
Oklahoma Passage was a 1989 miniseries produced by the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority which dramatized 150 years of the history of Oklahoma. The miniseries was narrated by the character Miz Hannah, played by Jeanette Nolan. Miz Hannah tells the story of her family's history in Oklahoma to her grandchildren. Through the telling of this family history, the history of Oklahoma is played out. Each episode was hosted by the following: Episode 1: Dale Robertson Episode 2: G.D. Spradlin Episode 3: Ben Johnson Episode 4: Hoyt Axton Episode 5: Astronaut, General Thomas Stafford The series also featured: Charles Benton, Eldon G. Hallum, Lou Michaels, Melvin Holt, Carter Mullally, Jr., Danny Kamin, Brummett Echohawk, Charles Ballinger, Bryan Bourg, James Fields, Robin Brooks, Chris Todd, Thesa Rogers Loving, Robert Knott, Stephen Gerald, Rex Linn, Whitman Mayo, Megan Mullally, Jonathan B. Reed, Richard Lemin, Paul Newsom, Jeff MacKay, Becky Borg, Vernon Grote, Scott Pruett, Ken Spence, Gene McFall, Tom Ward, Frank Bates, Bret Graham, and Michelle Merchant
Dr Yasmin Khan explores an extraordinary collection of ship's passenger lists to trace the changing story of migration from the Indian subcontinent to Britain over three key decades.
Grayson Perry explores the landmark events in all of our lives--Birth, Coming of Age, Marriage and Death. He works alongside people who are going through those universal experiences with the aim to try and reinvent these rites of passage so he can mark and celebrate them for modern secular Britain. In a major departure for Grayson, each episode sees him experiencing an extraordinary rite of passage in a number of worldwide societies – journeys well outside his usual comfort zone. These include the beautiful and haunting birth ceremony in Bali, a visceral coming of age ceremony amongst the Tikuna people of the western Amazon, a traditional Shinto wedding in Urban Japan, and the unique death rituals of the Toraja people of Indonesian Sulawesi, involving mummified human corpses and buffalo sacrifice.
The publication of a new dictionary titled The Great Passage progresses. Mitsuya Majime, originally from publisher Genbu Shobo's sales department, has been recruited by Kouhei Araki, a veteran editor of the dictionary department who is looking to retire soon. The dictionary department is known internally as the "money-eating insect," but Mitsuya uses his perseverance and attachment to the words in order to become a great editor. Mitsuya, who has poor social skills, finds himself working with another man named Masashi Nishioka, who is able to express himself better.
When Charlie Harris ends up in a coma, he leaves the Hope-Zion Hospital in chaos - and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. As the staff of Hope-Zion races to save lives, comatose Dr. Harris wanders the halls of Hope-Zee in "spirit" form, not sure if he's a ghost or a figment of his own imagination.
Mathias Freire, a psychiatrist, and Anaïs Chatelet, a homicide squad captain are connected to each other through a series of crimes inspired by Greek Mythology. United in an investigation they will have to face one another and their own demons.