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The Decent One - The Life of Heinrich Himmler
In 1945 a young soldier comes into the possession of a suitcase filled with private letters, documents, journals and photographs belonging to Heinrich Himmler. THE DECENT ONE uses these extraordinary, never-before-seen materials to access the deluded, unwavering and unnerving life…
The War At Home - Resistance to the Vietnam War
This Oscar-nominated documentary tells the story of the impact of the war in Vietnam on one American town, using the Midwestern city of Madison, Wisconsin as a microcosm for the 1960s Antiwar Movement. Over twenty interviews with antiwar activists, university…
Combat Obscura - Daily Life in a Warzone
An unvarnished perspective of the intensity and paradoxes of war shot by Marine Corps videographer Miles Lagoze. This ingeniously edited documentary is composed solely of footage the Corps did not intend for you to see. Nominated for the Grand Jury…
Fearless - The Stories of Those Who Disappeared During the Guatemalan Civil War
A group of relatives of people who disappeared during the Guatemalan military dictatorship requested and obtained, among many other measures of compensation, the production of a documentary film describing the events by the State. It was in 2012 when the…
The Battle of Russia - Part Two
Documentary revealing the nature and process of the fight between the Soviet Union and Germany in the Second World War. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film Preservation Board.
Why We Fight
The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film…
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War Comes to America
Part VII of the "Why We Fight" series of wartime documentaries. This entry attempts to describe the factors leading up to America's entry into the Second World War. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National…
The Battle of Russia - Part One
Documentary revealing the nature and process of the fight between the Soviet Union and Germany in the Second World War. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film Preservation Board.
The Battle of China
The Official World War II US Government account of Chinese defense against Japanese aggression. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film Preservation Board.
Divide and Conquer
The World War II US Government account of the European theatre of the war from after the English and French entry to the fall of France. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry…
The Battle of Britain
The official World War II US Government account of Great Britain's stand against the Nazi war machine after the Dunkirk evacuation. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film Preservation…
The Nazis Strike
The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film…
Prelude to War
The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought. Winner of Best Documentary at the Academy Awards. Selected for the National Film Registry by the National Film…
Through the Crosshairs - Reading the Weaponized Gaze
In recent years, weapon-cam footage from distant wars has invaded the screens of civilian life. Now the crosshairs of the drone, smart bomb, helicopter gunship, satellite, and sniper scope have become a dominant window through which we see and "experience"…
The Tillman Story - Investigating the Death of Football Player Turned U.S. Army Ranger, Pat Tillman
Pat Tillman decided to leave a multimillion-dollar professional football contract and join the military because he felt it was the right thing to do. When he died in a friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan in 2004, the military is shown to…
The Children of Chabannes - Rescue, Refugees, & Moral Courage
In the spirit of Louis Malle's "Au Revoir les Enfants" and Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List," the Emmy Award-winning documentary "The Children of Chabannes" has been called "a moving record of the unassuming, uncompromising heroism of ordinary people" (New York Times)…
Monash - The Forgotten Anzac - An Australian World War I General
One of the most brilliant generals of World War I and an architect of Anzac Day, Sir John Monash helped create the Anzac legend by ensuring the courage of his men was enshrined in Australian history. Today he is all…
Breaking Point - The War for Democracy in Ukraine
This documentary looks at people transformed by a democratic revolution, who give up their normal lives to fight a Russian invasion, in a war which has killed 10,000 and displaced 1.9 million Ukrainians. Nominated for a Social Justice Award at…
Hunting In Wartime - The Struggle of Native American Veterans in Alaska
Hunting in Wartime profiles the incredible stories of Tlingit Native Americans from the village of Hoonah, Alaska who served in the Vietnam War. Their stories confront the complexity of serving a country that systematically oppressed them; a government that forbid…
Honor and Sacrifice - A Japanese-American War Hero's Family During WWII
Honor and Sacrifice tells the complex story of a Japanese immigrant family ripped apart by WWII. The Matsumoto family included five sons; two who fought for the Americans and three who fought for the Japanese. The eldest, Hiroshi (Roy), became…