Category: History

Recount (TV Movie 2008) 7.4

Recount (TV Movie 2008)

In this dramatization of the 2000 Presidential election, Al Gore concedes the Presidency to George W. Bush, but recants when he learns of irregularities in the Florida vote count. Democratic strategists Ronald Klain a...

Deepwater Horizon (2016) 7.1

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

In April 2010, there is no oil exploration operation in the Gulf of Mexico to compare with the Deepwater Horizon oil rig with its size or sheer depth of its drilling. However, the project for the BP oil company is bes...

Poverty, Inc. (2014) 7.7

Poverty, Inc. (2014)

The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of the development narrative. But the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and developing world leaders have become increasingly vocal in calling ...

Love Between the Covers (2015) 6.8

Love Between the Covers (2015)

Love Between the Covers is a feature-length documentary film about the little-known, surprisingly powerful community of women who read and write romance novels. Romance fiction is a female-powered engine of commerce, ...

We Shall Not Die Now (2019) 8.2

We Shall Not Die Now (2019)

A chronicle of the Holocaust, exploring stories of survival, tragedy, hope, and resilience through one of history's darkest chapters.

The Incomparable Rose Hartman (2016) 6.8

The Incomparable Rose Hartman (2016)

With a career spanning decades Photographer Rose Hartman is known for her Iconic Photos from Studio 54 and the fashion world, her boisterous personality and ever presence capturing the New York social scene.  Her work...

A War Over Reality (Video 2018) 5.7

A War Over Reality (Video 2018)

For millennia mankind lived upon this planet without the need for electronic devices. No smart phones, tablets or gadgets running our homes. We knew about the cycles of nature and the balance of life. Now, we live in ...

Meeting Gorbachev (2018) 7.2

Meeting Gorbachev (2018)

The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.

The Mute (2018) 5.5

The Mute (2018)

Two men in the early Middle Ages come to a pagan land: one to bring Christianity, the other to find his way of living. They choose two different ways of reaching the pagans. In the fight between dialogue and force, on...

Casanova, Last Love (2019) 4.6

Casanova, Last Love (2019)

In the eighteenth century, Casanova, known for his taste for fun and play, arrived in London after having to go into exile. In this city of which he knows nothing, he meets several times a young courtesan, the Charpil...

Rome’s Invisible City (TV Movie 2015) 7.3

Rome’s Invisible City (TV Movie 2015)

Rome. The heartland of the greatest empire of antiquity. We are familiar with the Forum, St. Peter's Basilica and of course the arena of death that was the Colosseum. But what lay underneath? In this one-off documenta...

Why We Fight (2005) 8

Why We Fight (2005)

He may have been the ultimate icon of 1950s conformity and postwar complacency, but Dwight D. Eisenhower was an iconoclast, visionary, and the Cassandra of the New World Order. Upon departing his presidency, Eisenhowe...

JFK: A President Betrayed (2013) 7.4

JFK: A President Betrayed (2013)

Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, "JFK: A President Betrayed" uncovers new evidence that reveals how JFK embarked on secret back channel peace efforts with Nikita Khrushchev and Fidel Castro and was det...

Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016) 7.3

Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

In the spring of 1981 Irish Republican Bobby Sands' 66-day hunger strike brought the attention of the world to his cause. Drawing on an Irish Republican tradition of martyrdom, Sands' emotive, non-violent protest to b...

The Final Inquiry (2006) 5.2

The Final Inquiry (2006)

It is the year 33 A.D. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the...

The Report (2019) 7.1

The Report (2019)

THE REPORT is a thriller based on actual events. Idealistic staffer Daniel J. Jones (Adam Driver) is tasked by his boss Senator Dianne Feinstein (Annette Bening) to lead an investigation of the CIA's Detention and Int...

First They Killed My Father (2017) 7.2

First They Killed My Father (2017)

In the 70's, a Cambodian middle-class girl sees the lives of her family and her turning upside-down when the Khmer Rouge invades the Cambodia. They leave their comfortable apartment and lifestyle to live in a primitiv...

Fresh Dressed (2015) 6.5

Fresh Dressed (2015)

Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere in-between. Supported by rich...

Night Crossing (1982) 6.4

Night Crossing (1982)

In 1978, in East Germany, two families, the Strelzyks and the Wetzels, make plans to escape the Communist East and flee to the West. Peter Strelzyk comes up with a daring idea to construct a homemade air balloon big e...

Sissi: The Young Empress (1956) 6.7

Sissi: The Young Empress (1956)

Through her Hungarian teacher the young Empress Sissi is enchanted by Hungary, a country she has never visited, but feels an affinity with. The Council of Ministers wants to punish some Hungarian rebels, but Emperor F...

Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress (1957) 6.6

Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress (1957)

The young Empress Sissi is staying at the Gödölle Palace in Hungary with her little daughter and some court people. Here she can be herself, liberated from all the strict court rules in Austria. She spends her days wi...

Sissi (1955) 7

Sissi (1955)

The young Emperor Franz Joseph is on his way to his summer residence at Ischl, where his birthday will be celebrated with a big party. His mother, Archduchess Sophie, has decided that he shall marry her niece Princess...

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) 7.6

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

Ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln, before he became known to his nation and the world. He moves from a Kentucky cabin to Springfield, Illinois, to begin his law practice. He defends two men accused of murder in...

VHS Massacre (2016) 5.8

VHS Massacre (2016)

This lively documentary explores the rise and fall of physical media and its effect on Independent and cult films. Ranging from the origin of home movies through the video store era, it's sure to entertain. With icons...

Walker (1987) 6.6

Walker (1987)

William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat. All is being financed by an American multimillionaire who has his own int...

The Founder (2016) 7.2

The Founder (2016)

1954. Having worked as a salesman most of his adult life, Ray Kroc has been a hustler in most senses of the word. That hustling has made him the target of derision among certain circles for peddling what have ended up...

Finding Altamira (2016) 5.9

Finding Altamira (2016)

Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola y de la Pedrueca, in 1868, accidentally discovered Paleolithic paintings with the help of a hunter named Modesto Cubillas inside Altamira's caves, located in Cantabria, north to Spain. Tryin...

Pearl Harbor (2001) 6.2

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor is a classic tale of romance set during a war that complicates everything. It all starts when childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Army Air Corps pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. Rafe falls head o...

Conspiracy (TV Movie 2001) 7.7

Conspiracy (TV Movie 2001)

In January 1942, as the United States enters World War II, a conference assembles near Berlin. S.S. General Heydrich and his associate, Lieutenant Eichmann call the meeting to discuss the "evacuation" of Germany's Jew...

Elvis & Nixon (2016) 6.4

Elvis & Nixon (2016)

On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock 'n Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael S...

The Doctor and the Devils (1985) 6.1

The Doctor and the Devils (1985)

In the nineteenth century, the renowned professor of anatomy Dr. Thomas Rock gives classes to neophyte medicine students at the local university. Dr. Rock uses his assistant Dr. Murray to buy corpses for his experimen...

A Tale of Two Cities (TV Movie 1980) 6.5

A Tale of Two Cities (TV Movie 1980)

Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her....