Category: history

Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916) 7.7

Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Intolerance and its terrible effects are examined in four historical eras. In ancient Babylon, a mountain girl is caught up in the religious rivalry that leads to the city's downfall. In Judea, the hypocritical Pharis...

Fortress of War (2010) 7.5

Fortress of War (2010)

The film shows the heroic defense of the Brest Fortress, which had taken upon the first strike of German fascist invaders on June 22 1941. Story describes the events of the first days of the defense. The film tells ab...

Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds (2012) 8.5

Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds (2012)

There is one vibratory field that connects all things. It has been called Akasha, Logos, the primordial OM, the music of the spheres, the Higgs field, dark energy, and a thousand other names throughout history. The vi...

Menocchio the Heretic (2018) 6.3

Menocchio the Heretic (2018)

The story of a man who is incapable of betraying his principles.

The Invisible String (2012) 7.4

The Invisible String (2012)

THE INVISIBLE STRING tells the fascinating love story between human beings and flying plastic. The documentary takes the audience on a trip from the very beginning of pie pin tossing at the Frisbie's Pie bakery in Con...

The Laramie Project (TV Movie 2002) 7.1

The Laramie Project (TV Movie 2002)

"The Laramie Project" is set in and around Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard. To create the stage version of "The Laramie Project," the eight-member New York-based Tectoni...

9/11: Day That Changed the World (TV Movie 2011) 6.8

9/11: Day That Changed the World (TV Movie 2011)

Learn first-hand how our nation's key decision makers responded in the face of chaos and catastrophe on 9/11.

Chimes at Midnight (1965) 7.8

Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) is the hero in this compilation of extracts from Shakespeare's "Henry IV" and other plays, made into a connected story of Falstaff's career as young Prince Hal's (Keith Baxter's) drink...

Libertarias (1996) 7

Libertarias (1996)

At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to th...

God of War: Zhao Zilong (2020) 5.4

God of War: Zhao Zilong (2020)

Story about one of five Tiger Generals Kingdom of Shu from Romance of Three Kingdom, Zhao Zilong who agrees to assist Liu Bei in his great mission to unite China.

Black Robe (1991) 7.1

Black Robe (1991)

In the 17th century a Jesuit priest nicknamed Black Robe by the natives and his young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by a family of Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of w...

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011) 7.6

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

A Racetrack Somewhere (Video 2016)

Investigating a blossoming network of backyard stables, dedicated strappers, trainers, jockeys and equine enthusiasts, A Racetrack Somewhere explores the vast Australian landscape, delving into the heart of some of th...

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion (2020) 4.6

Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion (2020)

Amidst the horrors and indignities of Jim Crow America, one million African Americans served their country to protect democracy abroad and expand it at home during World War II. The new documentary tells a unit strugg...

S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie 1979) 6.3

S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie 1979)

On April 14, 1912, R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage. Over one thousand five hundred people were lost. This docudrama follows the personal stories of some of the passengers and crew aboard on that ...

Kundun (1997) 7

Kundun (1997)

The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful natio...

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) 6.7

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson), dri...

The Front Line (2011) 7.4

The Front Line (2011)

Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between t...

Die by the Sword (2020) 1.6

Die by the Sword (2020)

The Roman Empire occupied Britannia (Britain) for four centuries, providing protection and peace in exchange for submission. The Romans built Hadrian's Wall on the northern border to keep out the Picts, fierce and mys...

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) 7.8

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Fred Hampton, a young, charismatic activist, becomes Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party - putting him directly in the crosshairs of the government, the FBI, and the Chicago Police. But to dest...

Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration and New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S. (2012) 4.9

Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration and New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S. (2012)

The project began as a way to explore, educate about, and advocate change around the overcrowding in the Philadelphia jail system. It has come to focus on mass incarceration across the nation and the intersection of r...

Dear Comrades (2020) 7.1

Dear Comrades (2020)

Novocherkassk, USSR, 1962. Lyudmila is a Party executive and devout communist who had fought in WWII for Stalin's ideology. Certain that her work will create a communist society, the woman detests any anti-Soviet sent...

The Lady (2011) 7.1

The Lady (2011)

THE LADY is an epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despit...

Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past (2016) 7.9

Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past (2016)

A feature-length documentary about musician, scholar and bandleader Vince Giordano who, with his 11-member band The Nighthawks, has doggedly kept alive the popular music of the 1920s and '30s for the past forty years....

The 12th Man (2017) 7.4

The 12th Man (2017)

True World War II story about Jan Baalsrud, one of the 12 saboteurs sent in 1943 from England to the Nazi occupied Northern Norway. After their boat is sunk by the Germans, Jan goes on the run towards the neutral Swed...

The Dig (2021) 7.2

The Dig (2021)

An archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1938.

Ao: The Last Hunter (2010) 6.4

Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)

When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neanderthal, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin...

The Loving Story (2011) 7.6

The Loving Story (2011)

A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The Loving Story is a story of ...

Battalion (2015) 6.5

Battalion (2015)

February 1917 revolution has affected mode of life in Russia and changed the course of Great War. Monarch has abdicated. In trenches, were the confrontation with Germans lasts for several years, Bolsheviks are very ac...

The Long Walk Home (1990) 7.3

The Long Walk Home (1990)

Dramatizes the events in 1955-1956 in Montgomery, Alabama, when blacks boycotted public transport because they were forced to sit at the back. Odessa works as a maid for the Thompsons, and as well as she is treated, s...