History Movies

Miracle in the Land of Oblivion

1991

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In a small Ukrainian village Rudivka, where a rumor begins to circulate that the Second Coming is nigh and that the Messiah is already somewhere in the region, lived the twins. Local people were considering them being one person. The people had got scared, when one of the brothers was killed. They thought that supernatural forces took the law into their own hands. The thought pushed people to committing the terrible deeds. The guesswork brings serious consequences...
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Plan for Destruction

1943

Plan for Destruction

1943

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Plan for Destruction is a 1943 American short propaganda film directed by Edward Cahn. It looks at the Geopolitik ideas of the ex-World War I professor, General Karl Haushofer, who is portrayed as the head of a huge organization for gathering information of strategic value and the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's wars and plans to enslave the world. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.
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Field of Honor

1987

Field of Honor

1987

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The surprising destiny of Pierre Naboulet, who became a soldier during the terrible war of 1870 that he crossed with a lost child.

Juventud

2017

Juventud

2017

After a life long journey, a lone conquistador inches closer to his mythical destination within the South American jungle.

I am Catherine

1957

The story of the life of St. Catherine of Siena

A Lenda do Galo

2019

14th century. Santiago obsessed with a punishing God, on an initiatory trip on his way to Santiago de Compostela, sees his chastity and aptitude put to the test. Santiago rejects the sin of the flesh and eventually falls into a trap. He is unjustly arrested and sentenced to death.
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The Frozen Fire

2018

The Frozen Fire

2018

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Some are called heroes, some villains. Histories get buried and the dead are resurrected. Sometimes a thread of humanity gets drawn from blurred stories. It could clothe the world one day or stitch together a fallen flag.
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The Long Road to War

2018

The Long Road to War

2018

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We all learned in schools that the WWI began with the assasination of Franz Ferdinand done by a young Bosnian Gavrilo Princip. In fact, the war was brewing much longer.

Karaikkal Ammaiyar

1973

Karaikkal Ammaiyar is a 1973 Indian Tamil Saiva mythological film, written and directed by A. P. Nagarajan and produced by EVR Films. The film's soundtrack was composed by Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan. The film stars Lakshmi, who played the younger-age Punithavathi role, and K. B. Sundarambal, who played the old-age role—as the title characters, with R. Muthuraman, Manorama, Suruli Rajan, V. S. Raghavan, S. V. Sahasranamam, Sivakumar and Srividya playing supporting roles. Karaikkal Ammaiyar is one of the three women saints among the 63 Nayanmars and is considered one of the greatest figure of Tamil literature. She was born in Karaikkal during the Chola period, a maritime center. Ammaiyar was a great devotee of Lord Shiva and she is believed to have lived during the 6th century, named Punithavathi.

Trespassers

0000

The true story of Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe – two surrealist artists, and stepsisters and lovers, who launched the campaign of resistance against the Nazi occupation of the island of Jersey – a self-governing dependency of the British crown – during the Second World War.

Raja Shiv Chhatrapati

1974

A film based on Maharashtra's beloved king, Raja Shiv Chhatrapati's life.

The Cage

2017

The Cage

2017

Based on 1947's book 'Ekoi Namer Golpo' by Hasan azizul Haque.

52 Blocks: Show and Prove

2007

As beautiful and sleek as it is deadly, 52 Blocks merits special conservation efforts as the United States' only existing native martial culture, as it is indeed, the jazz of the martial arts world. Across the African diaspora, there are manifestations of African-derived warrior-dances, capoeira in brazil, mani in Cuba, ladja in Martinique, pinge in Haiti- yet the US offshoot has remained esoteric, because it was suppressed throughout slavery, Reconstruction and Jim Crow and then obscured in the criminal justice system. The history, interviews and training of the martial arts style that created Breakdance and boxing greats like Mike Tyson.
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Guerrilla Brigade

1939

Guerrilla Brigade

1939

star 5
Episodic story of the resistance to the German invasion of the Ukraine in 1918 during World War 1, and made as an example of the guerrilla warfare and fierce spirit in which Ukrainian peasants were again resisting Teuton onslaughts in 1939. Highlights a small band of guerrillas and their battles using scythes, shotguns and, often, just clubs against the Kaiser's army in the Ukrainian forests.

Palnati Yudham

1966

When the minister of Palnadu opens the temple doors for all the castes in the kingdom, disputes arises in the kingdom leading to war.

Domar el tiempo

2013

The story of a trade that is dying out, and the strength of those who view this way of life, passed from father to son for generations and now doomed to disappear, with nostalgia and place their hopes for its survival in someone they would never have imagined.
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The Batman Shootings

2012

The Batman Shootings

2012

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The premiere of The Dark Knight Rises was the big event in Aurora, Colorado. So popular with young cinema-goers, the city's theatre complex put on an extra showing. But minutes into the film, lone gunman James Holmes, dressed as the Joker, entered the room and started firing indiscriminately. Twelve people died, many more were injured. This documentary tells the life story of Holmes, of his victims and speaks to survivors.

442: Live with Honor, Die with Dignity

2010

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Medal of Honor Recipient George Sakato said with tear, ' I am not a hero. I just killed a lot of people. It's not good. This medal is for the people who couldn't return their homes, not for me.' Even many soldiers who received the decoration still have deep scars in their hearts now. He is the veteran of 442nd Regimental Combat Team in WW2 composed of Japanese Americans, who were at first seen as the problem because of their race, but later seen as problem solvers because of their splendid achievements on the battle field. They had to fight not only the enemy but also prejudice. This is the story of the 442nd and their veterans now and then.