Madmast Barkhaa (2015)
A lonely woman begins an affair after her husband goes away on military duty.
American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art (2009)
A chronicle of the rise of American rock poster art.
Riot Squad (1941)
An intern takes a job as doctor for a gang of criminals in order to trap them for the police.
Honeymoon of Horror (1964)
A woman receives threatening phone calls and is involved in several near-accidents after marrying a famous sculptor.
Sunny Side Up (2018)
The daughter (Janet Gaynor) of a grocer pretends to be rich for the Southampton heir (Charles Farrell) who loves her.
Full Frame (2016)
A spineless photographer (Frankie Murphy-Giesing) unearths the dark deeds of a notorious man and gets swept up in a game of life or death.
Special Effects (1984)
Special Effects is a 1984 film directed by Larry Cohen. It stars Zoe Lund and Eric Bogosian.
Short Eyes (1977)
Convicts try to stay alive in a brutal prison where certain fellow inmates violate nearly every known rule of decency.
Grand Canyon (1949)
Grand Canyon is a 1949 American Western film starring Richard Arlen. It was the directorial debut of veteran editor Robert Landres and was financed by Robert L. Lippert. It was shot at the Nassour Studios.Lippert assigned Carl Hittleman to produce the film after the success of I Shot Jesse James.
Born to Be Loved (1959)
Born to Be Loved is a 1959 film directed by Hugo Haas. Set in an overcrowded tenement building, it stars Carol Morris (as Dorothy); Hugo Haas (Prof. Brauer); Dick Kallman (Eddie); and Barbara Jo Allen (Mrs. Hoffmann).
The Man Who Found Himself (1937)
The Man Who Found Himself (1937), also known as Wings of Mercy, is an American aviation film based on the unpublished story "Wings of Mercy" by Alice F. Curtis. The film marked the first starring role for 19-year-old Joan Fontaine, who was billed as the "new RKO screen personality", highlighted following the end of the film by a special "on screen" introduction. Unlike many of the period films that appeared to glorify aviation, it was a complex film, examining the motivations of both doctors and pilots.
Above And Below (2015)
Filmmaker Nicolas Steiner documents the exploits of three homeless people in Las Vegas, a man who lives in a military bunker in the California desert and a woman at a Utah research station that simulates life on Mars.
The Year of the Hare (1977)
A news photographer (Christophe Lambert) goes to extremes to care for the hare he hit with his car.
The Old Testament (1962)
Il vecchio testamento, English title The Old Testament is a 1962 Italian/French widescreen international co-production epic shot in Yugoslavia that was based on the Maccabean revolt against the Syrians of 166 B.C. It was directed and co-written by Gianfranco Parolini and starred Brad Harris in one of their frequent collaborations.
The Famous Five 3 (2014)
The five friends go on vacation to a seaside village and find a mysterious locket in a shipwreck. A local girl recognizes the locket and knows it leads to a pirate's treasure.
An honest police officer and his brother, a defense lawyer, clash over a condemned man who may be innocent.
Riding on Air (1937)
Riding on Air is a 1937 American film directed by Edward Sedgwick. The film is also known as All Is Confusion in the United Kingdom.
A boy suffers the consequences of his malicious brothers' actions.
When's Your Birthday? (1937)
When's Your Birthday? is a 1937 American romantic comedy film directed by Harry Beaumont. While original prints of this film had a cartoon sequence in Technicolor directed by Bob Clampett and Leon Schlesinger, most prints have the sequence in black-and-white.
Manslaughter is a 2012 Dutch thriller film directed by Pieter Kuijpers starring comedian Theo Maassen as the leading actor.
Family Nest (1977)
Family Nest is a 1979 Hungarian black-and-white drama film, directed by Béla Tarr. The film won Grand Prize at the 1979 Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival, tieing with Spanish film El Super.
The Legend of God's Gun (2007)
The Legend of God's Gun is a 2007 American independently produced film celebrating the tradition of western films and the spirit of Rock and Roll. The film is actually based on the psychedelic Western album of the same name by the band Spindrift—the album having preceded the production of the film by a number of years.
The Family Farm (2014)
Filmmaker Ari A. Cohen explores the farm-to-table process by following small Canadian farmers.
Lawless Cowboys (1951)
A cowboy enlists the aid of an honest bronco buster and a local newspaperman to uncover a rodeo-fixing scheme.
Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops (2006)
Filmmaker Don Sikorski examines the relationship between hip-hop artists and law enforcement.
Prem Granth (1996)
Prem Granth is a Hindi film which was released in India on 22 May 1996. Directed by Rajiv Kapoor, the movie stars Rishi Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit and deals with the subject of rape. The movie was a commercial failure.
The Saint's Vacation (1941)
British sleuth Simon Templar (Hugh Sinclair) and his sidekick (Arthur Macrae) trick spies in Switzerland.
Land Grab (2016)
A finance mogul ignites a political firestorm when he announces his plans to build the world's largest urban farm in Detroit.
Boonie Bears: Homeward Journey (2013)
Bramble and Briar Bear rally the forest animals to stop Logger Vick from chopping down all the trees.
The Runaway Princess (1929)
The Runaway Princess is a 1929 British-German silent drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and Fritz Wendhausen and starring Mady Christians, Fred Rains, Paul Cavanagh and Anne Grey.
When The Bullet Hits The Bone (1996)
An emergency-room doctor (Jeff Wincott) declares war on street crime after linking drug traffic to the federal government.
Underworld Beauty (1958)
Underworld Beauty is a 1958 Japanese film directed by Seijun Suzuki. It marked Suzuki's first CinemaScope film and was also the first to be credited to his assumed name, Seijun Suzuki.
Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (1996)
Zach (Chauncey Leopardi), a 14-year-old boy, loves horror movies. But when he meets an actual vampire named Valentine (Ron Silver) on a deserted subway platform, Zach's penchant for all things horror comes screeching to a halt. Luckily for him, Valentine happens to be a "vampire vegetarian," which means Zach is not on his menu. Escaping to the streets, Zach tells his friends (Natanya Ross, Tony T. Johnson) of his encounter, but they don't believe him until vampires kidnap one of them.
The Girl Said No (1930)
The Girl Said No is a 1930 Pre-Code American romantic comedy film starring William Haines and Leila Hyams. In the film, a young college graduate goes to extreme lengths to win the girl he loves.
Wheedle's Groove (2009)
A DJ finds an old record from the forgotten 1970s Seattle music scene.
A woman (Jane Hamilton) kills a black-clad intruder with scissors, then hallucinates.
Fame Whore (1997)
Characters (Amy Davis, Peter Friedrich, Victor E. of Aquitaine) in three films each have delusions: A tennis star loses endorsements; a woman seeks fame; a man has an imaginary friend.
Three Warriors (1978)
Three Warriors is a 1978 American drama film directed by Kieth Merrill and written by Sy Gomberg. The film stars Charles White-Eagle, McKee Redwing, Lois Red Elk, Randy Quaid, Christopher Lloyd and Trey Wilson. The film was released in February 1978, by United Artists.
Life Begins Tomorrow (1933)
Life Begins Tomorrow (German: Morgen beginnt das Leben) is a 1933 German drama film directed by Werner Hochbaum and starring Erich Haußmann, Hilde von Stolz and Harry Frank. The film presents speculations on the future after the invention of atomic energy.
After working on the film the left-wing Hochbaum emigrated to Austria due to the coming to power of the Nazis, although he did return to make films for the regime.
The film's sets were designed by Gustav A. Knauer and Alexander Mügge.
Love Kills (1999)
Love Kills is a 1998 film by Mario Van Peebles starring Mario Van Peebles, Lesley Ann Warren, and Daniel Baldwin.
Bloodsuckers From Outer Space (1984)
Bloodsuckers from Outer Space is a 1984 American horror spoof written and directed by Glen Coburn. It stars Thom Meyers, Dennis Letts, Laura Ellis, Robert Bradeen, Glen Coburn, Kris Nicolau, and Pat Paulsen as Texas residents who must battle a mist that turns people into zombies.
With his mother’s passing, KK returns home after nineteen years to settle her estate. But with his heritage come dark and deadly secrets. Having spent the last two decades trying to forget his cruel mother and his past life in the creepy house in the woods, KK finds that there are some things you just can’t run from.
3 Américas (2007)
3 Américas is a 2007 Argentine/U.S. dramatic film written and directed by Cristina Kotz Cornejo. The film was produced by Cristina Kotz Cornejo and Angela Counts. The story takes place in Boston, Massachusetts and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Beast of Blood (1971)
Beast of Blood, released in the UK as Blood Devils, is a 1970 Filipino horror film. A sequel to The Mad Doctor of Blood Island, it was likewise directed by director Eddie Romero. It is one of actor John Ashley's better known cult films.
The story involves a mad scientist who creates a monster. After the creature's head is cut off, the scientist keeps it alive with a serum he has invented.
Love Lies Bleeding (1999)
Love Lies Bleeding is a 1999 Australian–American drama film directed by William Tannen.
O Rei da Noite (1975)
Sought after by several reputable women, a bohemian becomes obsessed with a prostitute.
Escape from Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream (2007)
Concerned Americans respond to the declining oil supply, reconsidering their lifestyle options.
The Touch of Flesh (1959)
A rich teen (Jeanne Rainer) tries to terminate her pregnancy against the father's (Ted Marshall) wishes.
Francis in the Navy (1955)
Francis in the Navy is a 1955 American black-and-white comedy film from Universal-International, produced by Stanley Rubin and directed by Arthur Lubin. The film stars Donald O'Connor, Martha Hyer, and marked the first credited film role of Clint Eastwood. The distinctive voice of Francis is a voice-over by actor Chill Wills.
This is sixth film in Universal-International's Francis the Talking Mule series.
The Captain's Table (1959)
The Captain's Table is a 1959 British comedy film directed by Jack Lee from a novel by Richard Gordon. It starred John Gregson, Donald Sinden, Peggy Cummins and Nadia Gray, and featured Maurice Denham, Joan Sims, John Le Mesurier, Richard Wattis and Reginald Beckwith in leading supporting roles.
The Desert Song (1953)
A civil war between Morocco's Berber and Arab populations provides the backdrop for this romantic musical adventure. Headstrong Margot (Kathryn Grayson) and her father, Gen. Birabeau (Ray Collins), arrive from Paris to a remote Foreign Legion outpost. The powerful Sheik Yousseff (Raymond Massey) has devised a scheme to discredit the mysterious warlord El Khobar by having his men attack the fort disguised as Berbers -- a plan Margot and her tutor, Paul Bonnard (Gordon MacRae), attempt to foil.
Warning from Space (1956)
Warning from Space is a Japanese science fiction tokusatsu film released in January 1956 by Daiei, and was the first Japanese science fiction film to be produced in color. In the film's plot, starfish-like aliens disguised as humans travel to Earth to warn of the imminent collision of a rogue planet and Earth. As the planet rapidly accelerates toward Earth, a nuclear device is created at the last minute and destroys the approaching world.
Phantom is a 1922 silent film that was directed by F. W. Murnau the same year Murnau directed Nosferatu. It is an example of German Expressionist film and has a surreal, dreamlike quality.
Seeking Happily Ever After (2010)
Single women in their 30s discuss love, relationships and careers.
The Banishment (2007)
The Banishment (Russian: Изгнание, Izgnanie) is a 2007 Russian film directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. The film is a loose adaptation of The Laughing Matter, a 1953 novel by Armenian-American writer William Saroyan. It stars Konstantin Lavronenko and Maria Bonnevie.
The film premiered at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Palme d'Or. Lavronenko won the Best Actor award at the festival. It was released in Russian cinemas on 2 October 2007. The film received mixed reviews from critics.
Gentleman's Fate (1931)
Gentleman's Fate is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and written by Leonard Praskins. The film stars John Gilbert, Louis Wolheim, Leila Hyams, Anita Page, and Marie Prevost. The film was released on March 7, 1931, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, just seventeen days after Wolheim's untimely death.
Tent of Miracles (1977)
Tenda dos Milagres is a 1977 Brazilian drama film directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos, based on the novel of the same name by Jorge Amado. It stars Hugo Carvana, Sonia Dias and Severino Dada. The director satirizes and exposes racism in Brazilian society. The most notable example where this is done is in a flashback scene where Brazilians are shown listening with approving interest to Nazi race theories in the late 1930s. Tenda dos Milagres was shot in Salvador, Bahia.
Make Me an Offer (1954)
Make Me an Offer is a 1954 Eastmancolor British comedy film directed by Cyril Frankel and starring Peter Finch as an antique dealer.
Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996)
Chronicle of a Disappearance is a 1996 drama film by Palestinian director and actor Elia Suleiman. Suleiman stars in the film along with his family members, his relatives, and other non-actors. Dhat Productions produced the film. The film features no real storyline or character arc. Suleiman plays himself returning to Israel and the West Bank after a long absence which is followed by a series of barely connected vignettes and sketches, which are intended to convey the feelings of restlessness and uncertainty from Palestinian statelessness. The film's tone varies through these scenes such as "Nazareth Personal Diary", which has a light and domestic tone, and "Jerusalem Political Diary", which has a more ideological tone.
6 Day Bike Rider (1934)
6 Day Bike Rider is a 1934 American comedy film directed by Lloyd Bacon, written by Earl Baldwin, and starring Joe E. Brown, Maxine Doyle, Frank McHugh, Gordon Westcott, Arthur Aylesworth and Lottie Williams. It was released by Warner Bros. on October 20, 1934.
Law of the Rio Grande (1931)
Law of the Rio Grande is a 1931 American film directed by Forrest Sheldon.
Strictly Dishonorable (1951)
Strictly Dishonorable is a 1951 romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, and starring Ezio Pinza and Janet Leigh. It is the second film to be based on Preston Sturges' 1929 hit Broadway play of the same name after a pre-Code film released by Universal Pictures in 1931 with the same title.
Funny Car Summer (1974)
This documentary chronicles a summer in the life of "Funny Car" racer Jim Dunn and his family.
Peter-No-Tail (Swedish: Pelle Svanslös) is a 1981 Swedish animated film based on the children's book series by Gösta Knutsson.
John Mellencamp: It's About You (2012)
It's About You is a 2012 music documentary film directed by father and son duo Ian & Kurt Markus. The films focus regards John Mellencamps 2009 tour with Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson and the recording of his new album in the month and a half of the tour.
The film was shot entirely in the Super 8 format.
Silent Conflict (1948)
Silent Conflict is a 1948 American Western film directed by George Archainbaud and written by Charles Belden. The film stars William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks, Virginia Belmont, Earle Hodgins and James Harrison. It was released on March 19, 1948, by United Artists.
Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)
Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster (sometimes stylized as Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster) (1965) is a science fiction cult film, directed by Robert Gaffney and starring Marilyn Hanold, James Karen, and Lou Cutell. It was filmed in Florida and Puerto Rico in 1964
The film was released in the United Kingdom as Duel of the Space Monsters. It is also known as Frankenstein Meets the Space Men, Mars Attacks Puerto Rico, Mars Invades Puerto Rico, and Operation San Juan. Released by the Futurama Entertainment Corp., it was released on DVD by Dark Sky Films in 2006. In the United States, it was initially released on a double bill with Curse of the Voodoo. The film tells the story of a robot who combats alien invaders. Despite the title, neither Dr. Frankenstein nor Frankenstein's monster appear in the film.
Big Calibre (1935)
Big Calibre is a 1935 American Western film produced by Supreme Pictures and directed by Robert N. Bradbury. It premiered on March 8, 1935. The film features Bob Steele as Bob O'Neill, a stockgrower who, seeking vengeance for his murdered father, goes after the murderer, crazed scientist Otto Zenz (Bill Quinn).
Shiver is a 2012 American thriller film directed by Julian Richards, based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Brian Harper. The film stars Danielle Harris, John Jarratt and Casper Van Dien.
The Men Who Fell (2007)
Two prisoners travel to post-apocalyptic Earth to retrieve a mysterious object.
Criminal Hearts (1995)
A woman (Amy Locane) out to avenge her boyfriend's philandering picks up a hitchhiker (Kevin Dillon) on the run from police.
Corregidor (1943) is an American war film directed by William Nigh and starring Otto Kruger, Elissa Landi, and Donald Woods. The film is set in December 1941 through May 1942 during the Japanese invasion of the Philippines.
Dangerous Business (1946)
Dangerous Business is a 1946 American comedy drama film directed by D. Ross Lederman.
Of Human Bondage (1964)
Of Human Bondage is a 1964 British drama film directed by Ken Hughes. The MGM release, the third screen adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's 1915 novel, was written by Bryan Forbes.
Driving Me Crazy (1988)
Filmmaker Nick Broomfield shows chaos on the set of European impresario Andre Heller's black musical "Body and Soul."
Garbage in the Garden of Eden (2012)
Residents of a Black Sea village deal with the government's decision to turn their community into a garbage dump.
Possums is a 1998 sports comedy film directed by Max Burnett.
Mr. Muggs Steps Out (1943)
Mr. Muggs Steps Out is a 1943 American film directed by William Beaudine.
Green Snake (1993)
Green Snake is a 1993 Hong Kong fantasy film made by Tsui Hark. It is the adaptation of a novel of the same title by Lilian Lee.
Sexting in Suburbia (2012)
Sexting in Suburbia is a 2012 Lifetime film directed by John Stimpson and starring Liz Vassey, Jenn Proske, Ryan Kelley and Kelli Goss.
House of Cards (1968)
House of Cards is a 1968 mystery film directed by John Guillermin, starring George Peppard, Inger Stevens, and Orson Welles, and distributed by Universal Pictures. Filmed in France and Italy, it marked the second time that Peppard and Guillermin worked together (they had previously collaborated on the 1966 film The Blue Max).
Lilacs in the Spring (1954)
Lilacs in the Spring is a 1954 British musical film starring Anna Neagle and Errol Flynn. It was the first of two movies the stars made together, the other being King's Rhapsody. It was released in the USA as Let's Make Up. It was the feature film debut of (the then-unknown) Sean Connery.
The Rites of Magick (2005)
The Order of the Temple of Astarte practices its ceremonies, meditations and magic in Southern California.
Stretch is a 2011 English-language film directed by Charles de Meaux. It stars Nicolas Cazalé, Fan Bingbing and David Carradine. It marks Carradine's last screen appearance as he died during filming in Bangkok. After his death his widow Annie Bierman sued MK2 Productions, the film's production company, for negligence.
Two Flags West (1950)
Two Flags West is a 1950 Western drama set during the American Civil War, directed by Robert Wise and starring Joseph Cotten, Jeff Chandler, Linda Darnell, and Cornell Wilde. The opening credits contain the following statement:
On December 8th, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a Special Proclamation, whereby Confederate Prisoners of War might gain their freedom, provided they would join the Union Army to defend the frontier West against the Indians.
Based on the historical service of "Galvanized Yankees", the film tells the story of a company of imprisoned Confederate Army cavalry troopers given such amnesty. The company of Georgia veterans journeys to a remote New Mexico post commanded by an embittered, Southerner-hating major who expects them to desert at the first opportunity. The fulfillment of that expectation is challenged by an attack on the fort itself by Kiowa.
Two Flags West was one of a wave of Civil War reconciliation-themed Westerns in the 1950s, in which soldiers from North and South combine against a common foe, that included Rocky Mountain (1950), The Last Outpost (1951), Escape from Fort Bravo (1953), and Revolt at Fort Laramie
The Count of the Old Town (1935)
The Count of the Old Town (Swedish: Munkbrogreven) is a 1935 Swedish comedy film directed by Edvin Adolphson and Sigurd Wallén, both of whom had major roles in the film. It was Ingrid Bergman's film debut.
Beethoven's Nephew (1985)
Old and paranoid, the German composer (Wolfgang Reichmann) fights for custody of his nephew, Karl (Dietmar Prinz), in Vienna.
Kapag langit ang humatol (1990)
A drama directed by Laurice Guillen, featuring Vilma Santos.
Dog Years (1997)
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Sukob (titled The Wedding Curse internationally) is a 2006 Filipino horror film starring Kris Aquino and Claudine Barretto. The movie was directed by Chito S. Roño who previously worked with Aquino in the 2004 hit horror film Feng Shui. Sukob is considered as the highest-grossing Filipino film of all-time earning PHP 203 million until in 2009 when it was surpassed by the romance film You Changed My Life in box office. The film's premise is based on a Filipino superstition in which one should not get married in the same year an immediate relative dies or is married or no siblings should be married within a year.
The Venetian traveler (Desi Arnaz Jr.), his father and uncle (Jack Weston) meet Kublai Khan (Zero Mostel) in medieval China.
Jeepers Creepers (1939)
Jeepers Creepers is a 1939 American film starring Roy Rogers.
A Harlot's Progress (2006)
A Harlot's Progress is a 2006 British television film directed by Justin Hardy and starring Zoe Tapper, Toby Jones, Sophie Thompson and Richard Wilson. The story is based on the series of paintings entitled A Harlot's Progress by William Hogarth. Hogarth's work is inspired by his interactions with an eighteenth-century prostitute Mary Collins. It originally aired on Channel 4 on 2 November 2006.
The Purple Sea (2009)
PURPLE SEA From the novel Minchia di Re by Giacomo Pilati comes a scandal hidden in 19th century Sicily between two young women, Angela and Sara. Angela isn’t like other girls her age, she fears nothing and nobody. She can’t hide her feelings for Sara. To maintain the forbidden relationship, she changes her outward appearance to disguise herself as a man. The chains that had imprisoned her existence suddenly disappear and she becomes powerful, but in her heart she never denies her identity as a woman. As intense and compelling as only young love can be, the two women challenge the rules of society in order to be
Duo Shuai (2008)
Fatal Move is a 2008 Hong Kong action film written, produced and directed by Dennis S.Y. Law. Starring Sammo Hung, Simon Yam and Wu Jing, who reunite after 2005's SPL: Sha Po Lang.
The Witch (1966)
La strega in amore (also known as The Witch, The Witch in Love and Strange Obsession) is a 1966 Italian drama-horror film directed by Damiano Damiani. It is based on the novel Aura by Carlos Fuentes.
Floating Weeds (1959)
In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent classic A Story of Floating Weeds in color with the celebrated cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his elegantly simple plot wherein an aging actor returns to a small town with his troupe and reunites with his former lover and illegitimate son, a scenario that enrages his current mistress and results in heartbreak for all. Together, the films offer a unique glimpse into the evolution of one of cinema's greatest directors. A Story of Floating Weeds reveals Ozu in the midst of developing his mode of expression; Floating Weeds reveals his distinct style at its pinnacle. In each, the director captures the joy and sadness in everyday life.
The Bell Boy (1918)
The Bell Boy is a 1918 American two-reel silent comedy film directed by Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle for the Comique film company.
Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (1979)
Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love is a televised docudrama film that aired on NBC in 1979 and is adapted by the biographical book Son-Rise (currently Son-Rise: The Miracle Continues) by Barry Neil Kaufman. It is the real-life story of how, according to his parents, Raun Kaufman completely recovered from severe autism. The film was directed by Glenn Jordan and the teleplay was written by Stephen Kandel, Samahria Lyte Kaufman, and Barry Neil Kaufman.
The film tells of Bears and Suzie Kaufman and their newly born son, Raun. By the time he was eighteen months old, Raun was diagnosed with a perpetual disability known as classic autism—which, at the time, was classified as a form of childhood schizophrenia—and had mental retardation. Accordingly, "although advised to institutionalize Raun, his parents...instead created an innovative home-based, child-centered program in an effort to reach [him]." Subsequently, Raun became typical of neural development and earned his master's degree from Brown University. The film went on to receive the Humanitas Prize award.
The therapeutic, distraction play therapy progressed into a teaching model called The Son-Rise Program. By 1983, Bears and Samahria Kaufman founded The Option Institute and the Autism Treatment Center of America in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Raun, his family and other staff members currently serve on the board of directors.