More than 8 million people pass through the Louvre, most of them just to get a glimpse of the Mona Lisa. But how would they feel knowing that Vincenzo Peruggia, a simple Italian workman, stole the painting in 1911 and had the Mona Lisa all to himself, hidden away in his squalid room in Paris for nearly two-and-a-half years?
Stunned? Curious? Perplexed? How did he do it? And WHY?
Independent documentary Mona Lisa is Missing, it's also the place where you can learn the facts about Vincenzo Peruggia and the greatest little-known art theft in history.
An engaged couple is lunching in a cafeteria, and we follow their conversation as they go into minute detail about what needs to be organized for the upcoming wedding. She stabs compulsively at the food on her plate as they discuss the dowry, and he waves around his hands. We learn that in Indonesia's culturally divided society, neither the preparations nor the wedding itself are simple. This is a glimpse into the life of a modern young people struggling with their parents' cultural legacy.
One day my mother asked me to go home. Once I got there, she asked everybody in our family to choose a governor whose religion is Islam. I refused because I disagree with her logic. But mother kept on telling me to choose one based on religion. As the election day came, I chose not to choose anyone. Has english subtitles.
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A raw, first-person account of the last war in Gaza in the summer of 2014. Mohamed Jabaly, a young man from Gaza City, joins an ambulance crew as war approaches, looking for his place in a country under siege, where at times there seems to be no foreseeable future. While thousands of things are published on the recurring violence in Gaza, the stories behind them remain hidden. Not this one.
Mohamed JabalyView full product details