• Black History Month 2024

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    OVID.tv is proud to present a deep dive into Black history – from a documentary on the Apollo Theater in Harlem to a history of African-American art, and documentary portraits of Ella Baker, Roy DeCarava, and Okwui Okpokwasili, to prize-winning films by path-breaking filmmakers su...

  • Ascendancy

    Directed by Edward Bennett • Drama • With Julie Covington, Ian Charleson • 1982 • 92 minutes

    Set in Ireland in 1920, Ascendancy is a powerful meditation on English guilt over the tormented history of Northern Ireland. Connie (Julie Covington) is an English aristocrat driven to despair over the h...

  • My Name is Emily

    Directed by Simon Fitzmaurice • Drama • With Evanna Lynch. George Webster • 2015 • 0 minutes

    After her mother dies and her father is institutionalized, Emily (Evanna Lynch) is placed in a foster home and in a new school where she is ostracized. When her father’s annual card fails to arrive on he...

  • Edward Said

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    Edward Said (1935-2003) was a Palestinian-born intellectual who wrote widely on history, literature, music, philosophy and politics. These two films, one with him and one without, trace his life and work.

    EDWARD SAID: THE LAST INTERVIEW was indeed his last interview and was filmed less than a ye...