This program presents the stories of the works of architecture regarded by the Greeks and Romans as the most extraordinary structures of antiquity: the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, The Statute Of Zeus, the Temple of Artemis, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Pharos of Alexandria and the Pyramids of Egypt and more.
A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty crook Slide to steal the $20 million they’re sure is hidden in the penthouse.
Nearly seventy-five years later, low-rent detective Charlie Paczynski’s (Stuhr) raven-haired partner is caught in the crossfire of a blackmail scheme gone bad. He trails the prime suspect (Harris Yulin) to the brink of Niagara, only to receive a cryptic warning. Thrust into a world populated by a whiskey-swilling raconteur (Robert Forster), strangely bonded siblings (Matthew Broderick, Camilla Belle), an eccentric eavesdropper (Robert Vaughn), and a dubious government agent (Janeane Garofalo), Paczynski unwittingly joins the quest for the story’s coveted ‘MacGuffin’: a page torn from Tesla’s fabled missing notebook.
Colleagues Les and Natalie are delayed in the Albuquerque airport. Restless, irritated, and unable to stand the service workers he meets at every turn, Les heads downtown. Natalie refuses to leave his side and discovers that his supposedly aimless wandering has more of a point than he is willing to admit. Natalie conceals secrets of her own, though neither can keep them quiet for long. A rapport grows between this unlikely pair, and soon they search out a spark of excitement in this most unlikely of locales. [Synopsis courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival]
A single mother’s life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.