On leave from his tour of duty, soldier Martin's (Daniel Oldroyd) homecoming is a somber one. With his sister Megan (Amy Tyger) having suddenly disappeared, a remorseful Martin makes it his mission to find her. With Megan's friend Tess (Suzie Frances Garton) as his sole ally, Martin begins his search throughout their mysterious town to find out what happened to his sister.
Things couldn't get much worse for Jane Dormant (Mhairi Calvey): evicted, fired, and reduced to living out of her car. But just when Jane is at the end of her rope, she receives a call from solicitor Eurydice Saul (Jo Price) telling her that her aunt Alexandra (Emma Spurgin Hussey) has died and she is summoned to her isolated manor--known as Hobbes House--for the reading of her will. Also in attendance is Alexandra's groundskeeper Naser (Waleed Elgadi), Jane's estranged half-sister Jennifer (Makenna Guyler), and Jennifer's partner Nigel (Kevin Leslie).
On the Gaza Strip in Palestine, a group of children face daily hardship in the form of an ongoing war. With violent sieges being a constant threat to their lives, the youth of Gaza find comfort and hope through a shared love: making and flying kites, the same pastime their families used to get through troubled times. Even as the world around them becomes bleak, the colorful kites they fly gives them a renewed optimism for the future.
When it seems like you've reached your limit
For ages, the existence of aliens has been a highly debated topic, within the scientific community and beyond. Personally, I'm a bit ambivalent about the possibility. While I'm sure there are plenty of things out there in the universe that we don't know about yet, the idea of aliens still rubs me as too far-fetched to be a reality. But despite my viewpoint, I decided to give director Darcy Weir's Beyond The Spectrum series a watch by checking out the four documentaries (all of which are currently available to watch on Tubi) that center on the topic of aliens. Let's see if Weir can make a believer out of me!
Ever since she adopted her, Amy Bennett's (Tanya Clarke) life has centered around her daughter Tara (Monica Rose Betz). But for Tara, Amy's protectiveness has begun to grow annoying--particularly her refusal to let Tara seek out her birthmother. It's after a frightening incident at her 16th birthday party that Tara decides to find her biological mother via an ancestry DNA website. Upon finally meeting Grace Culver (Aria Pullman), Tara is overjoyed to finally connect with her birthmother.