During a time of robber barons, mills, and rising industry, two orphan children meet two unexpected visitors who turn the tide of events and change their lives forever.
The children of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse engage in battles where they cut of the buttons, shoe-laces and underwear of their captured opponents. This is to get the boys in trouble with their parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, throwing stones and cutting off their opponents buttons etc. And sometimes they go to battle completely naked and exposed. In one such scene about 30 boys return from a battle to celebrate victory at a barn-house only to find some girls waiting for them and they get very embarrassed at losing their privacy
A man trailing burglars is saved by a dog in this British short film.
Tommy, in his sleeping girlfriend's bed, is tormented by her childhood Teddy Bear and the knowledge it has of her past.
Josh & Benny Safdie, Alex Kalman, and Factory 25 present this feature-length program of found moments from the everyday—films that showcase the wonder, beauty, sadness, love, aggression and magic that goes unnoticed on the hectic streets of NYC and elsewhere.
The adventures of two dogs from opposite sides of the kennel that are forced to share a space and put up with their negligent owner.
For generations, two rival French villages, Longueverne and Velrans, have been at war. But this is no ordinary conflict, for the on-going hostilities are between two armies of young schoolboys. When he is beaten by his father for having lost his buttons, the leader of the Longueverne army, Lebrac, has an idea which will give his side the advantage: next time, he and his brave soldiers will go in battle without their clothes...
1960. The thrilling battles waged by a band of kids from two rival villages in the southern French countryside.
Buttons in the Ground starring Grace Kaufman, Moniqua Plante, and Karynn Moore. A loss of innocence story about a young girl who naively believes that she can grow buttons in the ground.
Short film that portrays early childhood through the eyes of an angry teenager. The death of her grandmother makes her realize the importance of family, love and forgiveness
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's happening.
The Red Buttons Show premiered on the CBS television network in 1952, and ran for two years on that network, then moved to NBC for the final 1954-55 season. Red's catch phrase from the show, "Strange things are happening!" entered the national vocabulary briefly in the mid-1950s.