History Movies

Farewell To You

1987

September 1938. Tenants of a Budapest block of flats live their everyday lives, conducted by tradition. World politics does not divide them. Their major experience is the private life of the actress in the house.

The Life God

1975

Tells the story of "Bao sheng da di"--A marvelous man who wanted to become a doctor so that he could save his mother's life.
star 5.8

Iuda

2014

Iuda

2014

star 5.8
Judas, a seasoned thief, finds himself in the market square where Christ is giving a sermon and his apostles are collecting alms. He follows them and steals their money, only to be caught red-handed. Nevertheless, the Teacher forgives him. What is more, He invites the thief to become one of His followers and offers him a position as the group’s treasurer. Shocked by Christ’s unexpected offer, Judas decides to join the apostles, if only to figure out what is going on. He gradually starts to comprehend Christ’s message, but feels that the apostles are blindly following their teacher. Judas argues with them, and tries to defend his right to divine the truth of God. But when he fails to make them understand, he realizes that Christ’s teachings may sink into oblivion without benefiting humanity. His solution is to betray Christ. “By killing a man, have I not saved a God?”
star 6.8

Time of the Comet

2008

Time of the Comet

2008

star 6.8
A young man is searching for the war to free his country and establish freedom. Instead of war he finds the love of his life.

The Marilyn Monroe Story

1963

A rare 1963 documentary on the life of Norma Jean Baker, who would soon and forever be remembered as Marilyn Monroe.

Vincas Krėvė: Skirgaila

1992

The Grand Duke of Lithuania Skirgaila locks up the Duchess of Lida Ona Duonute in his castle and forces her to marry him.

Her War, Her Story: World War II

2022

Explore the stories of women caught up in World War II, from the American Home Front to Auschwitz Concentration Camp in Poland. Included in this hour-long film are also the personal stories of the incredible women who served in a war that proved women were equal to men when it came to patriotism, service, or in some cases, self-preservation during watershed moments which called for steadfastness.

Swan Song

0000

Swan Song

0000

Focus on 18th century classical music composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky's critical failure, persecution for his sexuality and mysterious death .

A Reluctant Prince

1963

When King Heon-kong falls ill, a power struggle erupts over who will inherit the throne. Tired of all the infighting, the ministers arrange for a branch of the king's family, which had lost all its wealth and was living on remote Ganghwa Island, to inherit. But the heir to the throne is reluctant to leave his island home.

Cosimi

2018

Cosimi

2018

Prince and the Revolution: The Makings Of Rain

1983

star 6
On the 3rd of August 1983, Prince played a benefit concert for the Minnesota Dance Theatre Company at First Avenue, Minneapolis. The concert was instigated by Loyce Houlton, artistic director of the long-time modern dance troupe. She had met Prince during the band's dance classes and asked him to play a benefit show. Prince's concert raise $23,000 for the financially beleaguered MDT dance company. The concert is generally regarded as one of the most excited shows he has ever played. The basic tracks of three songs from the concert were used on Purple Rain.

The Marquis of Salamanca

1948

star 5.8
José de Salamanca was arguably one of the most influential figures of the Spanish 1800s. This films tells his story.

Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry

2004

star 6.8
A documentary on Senator John Kerry's Navy tour of duty in Vietnam, his contributions to the peace movement that followed, and the ultimate shape of his future political career.

Out of the Blue

2006

Told from the point of view of an English trader working in the North Tower of the World Trade Centre, the poem-film Out Of The Blue was commissioned by Channel 5 and broadcast five years after the 9.11 attacks on America.

Develop Viriyaporn Who Dared in 3 Worlds

2021

"Viriyaporn Boonprasert" is the name of a filmmaker who has been making social satire films since 2012, and no one knows who she is until now. But Viriyaporn's films reflect the condition of Thai society and Thai politics in the past to the present.