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James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
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The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
On the south western corner of the island and the shade of the 828 meter high Piton cliff, six hotels complex has been built. And his travel log entitles blue marred suce. The hotel is a miracle in itself. The small island that is recently becoming independent soon realized that nobody would travel 15,000 kilometers to ride a jeep hole, so the coast actually consist of 50 connected luxury hotels and nature has brought wonderful climate, blue sky, light breeze, crystal clear warm water into the business.
Another well known here humorous, Mark Twain had this opinion more than a century ago. Huge fields of waving sugar cane beautiful fresh colors to delight the eye anywhere and everywhere. The jumble luxuriance of tropical flora with different shades of bright green, thick wild brush wood from which graceful palms emerge with there broken leaves then shaded forest was cheerfully bubbling to your streams which suddenly appear and later disappear. Playing a kind of hide and seek with people.
Then there are many small mountains, some strange picture rest cliff groups similar to toys, a nice small pocket Mattel horn. And here and there, we can see the white forming edge of the sea. For centuries, travelers have called Mauritius “the garden of Eden” ancestral dream, paradise on earth, shining star of the Indian Ocean and the list goes on and on. In its strange flag consisting a four horse saddle stripes, red is the color of freedom, blue is the ocean, yellow is the sun and green is the color of sugar cane.
The small island of 1,200,000 inhabitants is closest to Africa but even that is 2,000 kilometers away while the distance to the big neighbor Madagascar is 1,100 kilometers. Reunion which is under French authority is only 160 kilometers; so many people visit both islands traveling from one to the other either by ship or plane. Though the small Rodriguez Island of 108 square kilometers is three times as far away, it belongs to Mauritius, constituting its its 10th district.
As Mauritius is located near the tropic of Capricorn, it enjoys all the advantages of a sub-tropical climate. Here the summer last from December to June. The temperature at this time is around 30 degrees Celsius but the risk of heavier rain is larger. Between July and September, the temperature is an average of 24 degrees Celsius and the rainfall only amounts to a quarter of the quantity of the summer rains. And the second has a winter, the temperature rises.
On the 600 meters high central Plateau, the weather is always a bit colder than on the coast. The monsoon doesn’t touch the island; cycle season is January and February. However, we only have to count on them approximately every 15 years.