Sunday, December 4

Freedom of Expression Award

2007 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Freedom of Expression Award, National Board of Review

2007 National Board of Review – Freedom of Expression Award Winner and Nominees

2007 National Board of Review - Freedom of Expression Award WinnerPersepolisA precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.AmazonThe Great DebatersA drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.Amazon
1997 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Freedom of Expression Award, National Board of Review

1997 National Board of Review – Freedom of Expression Award Winner and Nominees

1997 National Board of Review - Freedom of Expression Award WinnerRed CornerRichard GereAn American attorney on business in China is wrongfully arrested and put on trial for murder, with a female defense lawyer from the country the only key to proving his innocence.Amazon
2000 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Freedom of Expression Award, National Board of Review

2000 National Board of Review – Freedom of Expression Award Winner and Nominees

2000 National Board of Review - Freedom of Expression Award WinnerA Time for Drunken HorsesYoung Iranian Kurdish siblings try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill.AmazonBamboozledA frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.AmazonBefore Night FallsThe life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas.AmazonKadoshTwo sisters become victims of the patriarchal, ultra-orthodox society.AmazonQuillsIn a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.AmazonSound and FuryIf you could make your deaf child hear, would you? Academy Award-nominated Sound and Fury follows the intimate, heart-rending tale of the Artinians, ...
2001 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Freedom of Expression Award, National Board of Review

2001 National Board of Review – Freedom of Expression Award Winner and Nominees

2001 National Board of Review - Freedom of Expression Award WinnerBaranIn a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.AmazonJung (War) in the Land of the MujaheddinA film about a group of compassionate doctors who struggle to start and operate basic hospital facilities in wartorn Afghanistan.AmazonThe Sun Behind the MoonAfter an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.Amazon
2002 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Freedom of Expression Award, National Board of Review

2002 National Board of Review – Freedom of Expression Award Winner and Nominees

2002 National Board of Review - Freedom of Expression Award WinnerAraratInterrogated by a customs officer, a young man recounts how his life was changed during the making of a film about the Armenian genocide.AmazonBloody SundayA dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.AmazonRabbit-Proof FenceIn 1931, three half-white, half-Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their houses to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a journey across the Outback.AmazonThe Grey ZoneA Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.Amazon
2003 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Freedom of Expression Award, National Board of Review

2003 National Board of Review – Freedom of Expression Award Winner and Nominees

2003 National Board of Review - Freedom of Expression Award Winner44085The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.AmazonCapturing the FriedmansDocumentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.AmazonDirty Pretty ThingsAn illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.AmazonThe Magdalene SistersThree young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.Amazon
2004 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, Freedom of Expression Award, National Board of Review

2004 National Board of Review – Freedom of Expression Award Winner and Nominees

2004 National Board of Review - Freedom of Expression Award WinnerConspiracy of SilenceA can of worms is opened within the Irish Catholic Church following two controversial incidents, the suicide of Frank Sweeney, a parish priest and the expulsion of Daniel McLaughlin, a ...AmazonFahrenheit 9/11Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.AmazonThe Passion of the ChristDepicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.Amazon