Based on a True Story. Leslie Wagner-Wilson, trapped in Jonestown, a controlling, destitute settlement run by an increasingly manic Jim Jones, has grown increasingly disillusioned. Leslie’s husband Joe however, has risen through the ranks of the People’s Temple cult and, despite knowing of his wife’s unhappiness, is determined to keep her and their son in Jonestown. As conditions at the settlement deteriorate, Leslie grows more desperate, and along with a few other People’s Temple members, take a big risk for a chance at freedom, not knowing whether or not they’ll make it out alive.
In this intense drama by Haitian-Canadian director Joyce Fuerza, a reserved elementary school teacher, Rosa, finds her life upended when she comes across an abused student, Kamila. As she sees her younger self through the eyes of Kamila, Rosa’s attempt to stop the cycle forces her to make an unexpected decision; an action that brings back disturbing memories.
Wayne, a struggling method actor, inherits the city’s last porno cinema from his estranged father Al. Seeing this as an unconventional opportunity to reconcile with the father he barely knew, Wayne absorbs himself in the underworld of the adult cinema business.
No Church in the Wild is an 8-epsiode short docuseries (8x10mins) that chronicles Leslie Wagner-Wilson's life spanning her involvement in Jim Jones' People's Temple at age 13 (SanFrancisco), the events that led her to Jonestown, Guyana, and her harrowing escape amid the massacre of over 900 people, including Wagner-Wilson's husband, mother, sister, brother, niece, and nephew.
The history, lineage and future progressions of jazz dance.
The story of Jazz Dance is a complex one, it goes to the very heart of humanity.It is a story of triumph over adversity, oppression and privilege as well as a celebration, because ultimately, what all people have in common is rhythm and a basic human need to get down.
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