Category: History

Six Hours: Surviving Typhoon Yolanda-2014 8.2

Six Hours: Surviving Typhoon Yolanda-2014

In the middle of a broadcast about Typhoon Yolanda's initial impact, reporter Jiggy Manicad was faced with the reality that he no longer had communication with his station. They were, for all intents and purposes, strand...

High Relief-2016 -

High Relief-2016

High Relief began as a documentary about Amendment 2 in Florida. While filming, the director had his first seizure and was diagnosed with epilepsy. The film shows the pros and cons of cannabis in Florida, Colorado, and C...

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020 7.9

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020

Tanhaji is an action epic about the titular Maratha warrior and Shivaji's military commander who lost his father in a battle and grew up to become a fierce warrior with powerful combat skills. When Mughal emperor Aurangz...

Left on Purpose-2015 7.9

Left on Purpose-2015

Midway through the filming of a documentary about his life as an anti war activist, Mayer Vishner declares that his time has passed and that his last political act will be to commit suicide - and he wants it all on camer...

Edith Walks-2017 5.7

Edith Walks-2017

Edith Walks is a 60 minute 66 second feature film inspired by a walk from Waltham Abbey in Essex via Battle Abbey to St Leonards-on-Sea in East Sussex. The film documents a pilgrimage in memory of Edith Swan Neck. Bits o...

My Name Is Sara-2019 6.5

My Name Is Sara-2019

Tells the true life-story of Sara Guralnick, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best fri...

April 9th-2015 6.6

April 9th-2015

In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ...

Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction-2017 7.7

Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction-2017

Academy Award® nominated director Joe Berlinger embeds himself on the epic film set of Terry George's The Promise (2016) to take an unwavering look at the Armenian Genocide. Historians, scholars and filmmakers come toget...

Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons-1974 7

Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons-1974

Investigation into alternative didactic methods and the relationship between independently expressive surfaces and texts. The film is composed of five sequences, each preceded by a quotation....

Resistance-2020 6.8

Resistance-2020

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.::Epicentral Studios...

An Empress and the Warriors-2008 5.8

An Empress and the Warriors-2008

Can a kingdom change its nature? Yan, one of the Ten Kingdoms, is constantly at war. Yan's emperor dies from a battle wound and a general's treachery. His successor is unclear: his daughter Feier, who would be the kingdo...

Scandal-1989 6.5

Scandal-1989

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of t...

As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM-2015 7.2

As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM-2015

AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DJ AM covers the late, great mash-up pioneer's entire life from seed to sorrow: his meteoric rise to become the first million dollar DJ in the United States, and his incredibly storied pers...

The Man in the Iron Mask-1977 6.7

The Man in the Iron Mask-1977

The story of Louis XIV of France, and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan....

Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite-2016 6.2

Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite-2016

American General Douglas MacArthur (Liam Neeson) sends eight members of the Korean Liaison Office, led by a South Korean Navy Lieutenant (Lee Jung-Jae) on a secret mission far behind North Korean lines to carry out Opera...

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity-1959 8.5

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity-1959

Kaji is sent to the Japanese army labeled Red and is mistreated by the vets. Along his assignment, Kaji witnesses cruelties in the army; he revolts against the abusive treatment spent to the recruit Obara that commits su...

Once Upon a Time in China II-1992 7.4

Once Upon a Time in China II-1992

In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong mus...

Jesters: The Game Changers-2019 6.1

Jesters: The Game Changers-2019

Deok Ho and his gang make ends meet by racketeering around the country. Han Myeong Hoe, King Sejo's right-hand man, thinks highly of their talents and encourages them to work for the country...

Admiral-2015 7

Admiral-2015

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by the great Kingdom of England, France, and Germany, and the country is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country's strongest weapon, the Dutch f...

Max Manus: Man of War-2008 7.3

Max Manus: Man of War-2008

The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.::Anonymous...

The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer-1961 8.8

The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer-1961

Part three of a trilogy. After the Japanese defeat to the Russians in the last episode, Kaji, the Japanese soldier and humanistic protagonist, leads the last remaining men through Manchuria. Intent on returning to his de...

We Go in at DAWN-2020 3.6

We Go in at DAWN-2020

When a high-ranking war planner is captured and held in a German prisoner of war camp, a team of specialists take on the dangerous mission of trying to break him out. Trouble is, he doesn't want to be rescued.::oldgreggi...

Becoming Bond-2017 7.5

Becoming Bond-2017

The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), despite h...

Frank Matthews-2012 6.7

Frank Matthews-2012

Richer than Frank Lucas. More powerful than the Mafia. He was the biggest drug dealer in America. In 1973 he jumped bail and disappeared with 15 million dollars. He has never been seen again. Nearly four decades later, t...

Saving General Yang-2013 6.4

Saving General Yang-2013

Northeast China, early Northern Song dynasty, AD 986. The Khitan army takes its revenge for a past massacre, abducting General Yang Ye (Adam Cheng) and leaving his wife and seven sons to rescue him - and fall into their ...

Iron Jawed Angels-2004 7.5

Iron Jawed Angels-2004

Alice Paul and the women of the 1917 Women's Suffrage movement fight for future generations right to vote and run for office. Sacrificing their health, marriages and the limited amount of freedom they had, women were imp...

Reign of Terror-1949 7

Reign of Terror-1949

Robespierre, a powerful figure in the French Revolution and the subsequent Reign of Terror, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked by him for the guillotine and a key to help him eventual...

Lonesome Dove Church-2014 5.3

Lonesome Dove Church-2014

The true story of the formation of the Lonesome Dove Church in Texas.::Anonymous...

The History of Time Travel-2014 6.8

The History of Time Travel-2014

A fictional documentary about the creation of the worlds first time machine, the men who created it, and the unintended ramifications it has on world events.::Anonymous...

Matthews-2017 7.3

Matthews-2017

MATTHEWS tells the incredible true story of the life and career of a man considered by many to be the greatest soccer player of all time, Sir Stanley Matthews....

Patria-2019 7.2

Patria-2019

An exploration of a critical era in Mexican politics and political independence that still impacts Mexico today: 1854 to 1867. Through creation of the republic, coup, counterrevolution, and foreign invasion and using vis...

The New Legend of Shaolin-1994 6.4

The New Legend of Shaolin-1994

A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding their sense of honor and protecting the weak. When they are forced into combat, spectacular and hilarious fast-mo...

Lady Jane-1986 7.1

Lady Jane-1986

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son King Edward VI is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley ...

Nazi Concentration and Prison Camps-1945 8.2

Nazi Concentration and Prison Camps-1945

This film is the official documentary report compiled from over 80,000 feet of film shot by Allied military photographers in the German concentration camps immediately after liberation. The footage is a camp-by-camp reco...

King David-1985 5.3

King David-1985

Israel circa 1,000 B.C. The adult life of David, who would eventually become King of Israel, is presented. The blessing of the Prophets, as the voice of God, is required before the King can take any major action. It is b...

The Jade Pendant-2017 5.5

The Jade Pendant-2017

A tragic love story set against the lynching of 18 Chinese immigrants in Los Angeles, in 1871. Filmed in Utah....

And the Band Played On-1993 7.8

And the Band Played On-1993

This is the story of the first years of the AIDS epidemic in the United States and focuses on three key elements. Dr. Don Francis, an immunologist with experience in eradicating smallpox and containing the Ebola virus, j...

This Magnificent Cake!-2018 7.3

This Magnificent Cake!-2018

An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lo...

W.-2008 6.3

W.-2008

Oliver Stone's biographical take on the life of George W. Bush, one of the most controversial presidents in USA history, chronicling from his wild and carefree days in college, to his military service, to his governorshi...