A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.
While investigating her late parents’ involvement with the Anglo Iranian Oil Company (BP), the filmmaker comes across the letters of a petroleum geologist in Iran in the 1930s who was later to embark on a search for the origins of civilisation. The Host sets out on its own exploration, to decipher signs from the fragmented images buried in the BP archive. This journey through the past interweaves a number of stories drawn from both personal memory and the records of an imperial history, which builds a picture of a 20th-century colonial encounter. The Host is a personal essay film about the stories we tell about ourselves and others, the facts and fictions we live by, and their consequences. Followed by a discussion with Miranda Pennell.
A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.
Fugitive gangster comes to lonely spanish shelter. Has to kill evil gunman to set settlers free and bring rain. But when he decides to leave, his pony is gone and he is damned to stay or die.
In a disused ethnographic museum located in a former human and animal zoo, an experiment unfolds over the course of one year.
While sorting her dead grandmother's affairs, a young woman boards in a southern mansion and soon discovers the matriarch may desire more than just her company.
Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. Following the dumping of gallons of toxic waste in the river, a giant mutated squid-like appears and begins attacking the populace. Gang-du's daughter Hyun-seo is snatched up by the creature and he and his family are taken into custody by the military, who fear a virus spread by the creature.. In detention, Gang-du receives a phone call from Hyun-seo, who is not dead, merely trapped in a sewer. With his family to assist him, he sets off to find Hyun-seo.
Virginia Creepers examines more than 50 years of television horror hosting in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a reflection of a national cultural phenomenon. The film not only documents shows and personalities but also the transformation of local television programming from a breeding ground for homegrown talent and community involvement to its current state as a corporate cookie cutter. It also documents the rise of the internet host, which began with Virginia's Count Gore De Vol.
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Living room in Arabic is “al-madafeh” and is a room for both hosting and hospitality. For the exhibition, The Stockholm-based Palestinian architect Sandi Hilal has created a living room where everyone is welcome. The installation has a twin in a home in Boden, northern Sweden. There Sandi Hilal, along with Yasmeen Mahmoud and Ibrahim Haj Abdullah who are refugees from Syria, have created a public room for everyone in the town by hosting people in the couple’s living room. The apartment is a place where other refugees can meet and feel like hosts, with a natural place in their new country–rather than feeling like guests.
A couple searches for a low budget shelter and gets a lavish bungalow instead! The lavishness came with its own secrets which turned over everything!