History

The Battle of Algiers
8.1

The Battle of Algiers

Sep. 08, 1966

The Battle of Algiers

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from ...
Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation
5.7

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through ...
The Little House
7.3

The Little House

Jan. 25, 2014

The Little House

Following the death of the unmarried and childless Taki, Takeshi, a young relative of hers, discovers several pages of closely written lines in ...
The Edge of Love
6.3

The Edge of Love

May. 15, 2008

The Edge of Love

The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his ...
Boom Bust Boom
7.2

Boom Bust Boom

Mar. 11, 2016

Boom Bust Boom

Terry Jones presents Boom Bust Boom. The result of a meeting between writer, director, historian and Python Terry Jones and economics professor ...
The Cut
6.3

The Cut

Oct. 16, 2014

The Cut

In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin ...
Basquiat
6.9

Basquiat

Aug. 09, 1996

Basquiat

The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.
The Innocents
7.3

The Innocents

Feb. 10, 2016

The Innocents

Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought ...
Colliding Dreams
6.9

Colliding Dreams

Jan. 22, 2015

Colliding Dreams

We live at a moment in time when the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, now more than a century old, continues to be of overwhelming international ...
In the Crosswind
7.6

In the Crosswind

Mar. 28, 2014

In the Crosswind

June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student ...
The Clan
7.0

The Clan

Aug. 13, 2015

The Clan

In Argentina, between 1982 and 1985, the Puccios, a well-established family of San Isidro, an upper-class suburb of Buenos Aires, kidnap several ...
The Pagan Queen
5.7

The Pagan Queen

Sep. 08, 2009

The Pagan Queen

A controversial film about the end of the old pagan world in central Europe, THE PAGAN QUEEN is based on the Czech legend of Libuse, the Slavic ...
Hangmen Also Die!
7.5

Hangmen Also Die!

Apr. 15, 1943

Hangmen Also Die!

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal “Hangman of ...
Forbidden Games
8.1

Forbidden Games

May. 09, 1952

Forbidden Games

Orphaned after a Nazi air raid, Paulette, a young Parisian girl, runs into Michel, an older peasant boy, and the two quickly become close. ...
Demetrius and the Gladiators
6.6

Demetrius and the Gladiators

The story picks up at the point where “The Robe” ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ’s robe is ...
Richard III
7.4

Richard III

Dec. 13, 1955

Richard III

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for ...
Throne of Blood
8.1

Throne of Blood

Jan. 15, 1957

Throne of Blood

Returning to their lord’s castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part ...
Ben-Hur
8.1

Ben-Hur

Dec. 26, 1959

Ben-Hur

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an ...
Exodus
6.7

Exodus

Mar. 27, 1960

Exodus

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off ...
Inherit the Wind
8.1

Inherit the Wind

Jun. 24, 1960

Inherit the Wind

This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy: the role religion ...
Spartacus
7.9

Spartacus

Oct. 06, 1960

Spartacus

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the ...
Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty

Nov. 08, 1962

Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as ...
Cleopatra
7.0

Cleopatra

Jun. 12, 1963

Cleopatra

Determined to hold on to the throne, Cleopatra seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar. When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to ...
Khartoum
6.8

Khartoum

Jun. 09, 1966

Khartoum

English General Charles George Gordon is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians ...
Tobruk
6.4

Tobruk

Feb. 07, 1967

Tobruk

In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for ...
Isadora
7.0

Isadora

Sep. 14, 1968

Isadora

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people’s ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and ...
1776
7.6

1776

Nov. 09, 1972

1776

The film focuses on the representatives of the Thirteen original colonies who participated in the Second Continental Congress. 1776 depicts the ...
The Hindenburg
6.3

The Hindenburg

Dec. 25, 1975

The Hindenburg

In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military ...
The Wind and the Lion
6.9

The Wind and the Lion

Oct. 26, 1975

The Wind and the Lion

At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure ...