History Movies
Puhdistus

Puhdistus

Puhdistus
IMDb: 1.4
125

Allide experienced The Great Terror under Stalin’s regime, and decades after her hometown people were deported to Siberia, she lives alone in an isolated house. One night, she finds a…

Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Six Shooters

Six Shooters

Six Shooters
IMDb: 7.6
100

Aballay was a bad tempered gaucho. After killing a man, the terrified look of the victim’s son raised his consciousness about his savagery. Years go by, that kid’s look doesn’t…

The Revisionaries

The Revisionaries

The Revisionaries
IMDb: 7.0
92

The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America’s most influential Board of Education.

Renoir

Renoir

Renoir
IMDb: 6.5
111

The Côte d’Azur. 1915. In his twilight years, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is tormented by the loss of his wife, the pains of arthritic old age and the terrible news that his…

Death by China

Death by China

Death by China
IMDb: 8.2
78

In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the strong support of a Democratic President and Republican Congress. Before the ink was dry on this free trade agreement, China…

Shackleton’s Captain

Shackleton’s Captain

Shackleton’s Captain
IMDb: 7.9
85

In 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition headed for the South Pole and disaster. Shackleton’s Captain reveals the truth behind the spectacular survival of all the crew and…

Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary

Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary

Black Air: The Buick Grand National Documentary
IMDb: 7.4
N/A

It was a strange and curious misfit. Though born a Buick, the Grand National was clearly something else. It was too quick and too brutish to carry that stodgy name….

High Tech, Low Life

High Tech, Low Life

High Tech, Low Life
IMDb: 7.3
87

HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE follows the journey of two of China’s first citizen reporters as they travel the country – chronicling underreported news and social issues stories. Armed with laptops,…

Caesar’s Messiah: The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus

Caesar’s Messiah: The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus

Caesar’s Messiah: The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus
IMDb: 6.9
84

Based on the best-selling religious studies book by Joseph Atwill, this documentary shows that Jesus is not a historical figure, the events of Jesus’ life were based on a Roman…

No God, No Master

No God, No Master

No God, No Master
IMDb: 5.8
94

A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation,…

Corações Sujos

Corações Sujos

Corações Sujos
IMDb: 7.4
90

In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For eighty percent of the Japanese community in Brazil, Japan had won the…

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
IMDb: 7.0
82

The Joffrey Ballet: Mavericks of American Dance, narrated by Mandy Patinkin, tells the full story of this groundbreaking company, from their founding in 1956 to the present.

Lives Worth Living

Lives Worth Living

Lives Worth Living
IMDb: 7.7
60

The documentary intersperses archival footage with first-person interviews with disability rights activists who fought discrimination such as Fred Fay, I. King Jordan, Judi Chamberlin and Judith Heumann, and with legislators…

Florbela

Florbela

Florbela
IMDb: 5.7
119

Shaken by a divorce in the 1920s, Portuguese poetess Florbela Espanca uses her writing to deal with her tumultuous relationship with men, eroticism and love.

El Presidente

El Presidente

El Presidente
IMDb: 6.4
165

The film begins with his capture by Philippine and US forces under Frederick Funston’s command in 1901, then flashes back to 1886, when an old woman gives Aguinaldo and his…

Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie

Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie

Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie
IMDb: 5.7
80

Tells the story of the Kung Fu sub-culture from its ancient Peking Opera origins to its superhero-powered future. From Enter the Dragon to Kung Fu Panda and everything in between,…

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby
IMDb: 6.7
104

A personal exploration into the life of America’s controversial former CIA Director told through the eyes of his wife and filmmaker son, Carl. Through extraordinary events in twentieth century history,…

Nicky’s Family

Nicky’s Family

Nicky’s Family
IMDb: 6.8
96

Nicky’s Family is a gripping documentary from the International Emmy Award winning producers Patrik Pass and Matej Minac about a rescue operation of the “British Schindler” – Sir Nicholas Winton…

Bobby Fischer Against the World

Bobby Fischer Against the World

Bobby Fischer Against the World
IMDb: 7.1
93

The first documentary feature to explore the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer.

Punk in Africa

Punk in Africa

Punk in Africa
IMDb: 6.1
82

Three chords, three countries, one revolution…PUNK IN AFRICA is the story of the multiracial punk movement within the recent political and social upheavals experienced in three Southern African countries: South…

London: The Modern Babylon

London: The Modern Babylon

London: The Modern Babylon
IMDb: 4.3
129

Director Julien Temple (The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle, The Filth and the Fury) surveys the past century of London’s tumultuous history in this vibrant documentary. (TIFF)

The Sultan and the Saint

The Sultan and the Saint

The Sultan and the Saint
IMDb: 7.3
58

Two men of faith, one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for…

The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite
IMDb: 7.8
120

In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the…

Vice

Vice

Vice
IMDb: 7.6
132

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney’s impressive résumé includes…

The Official Story

The Official Story

The Official Story
IMDb: 8.2
112

After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Robot Planet

Robot Planet

Robot Planet
IMDb: 3.2
67

For decades science fiction writers have amazed us and terrorized us with their portrayal of the world of artificial intelligence – from armies of cyborgs to legions of programmed zombies….

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX

MARS: Inside SpaceX
IMDb: 7.2
46

Compilation of the best parts of SpaceX from Mars Season 1 and new Falcon Heavy footage. Inside SpaceX’s plan to get humanity to Mars, providing an unprecedented glimpse into one…

Sobibor

Sobibor

Sobibor
IMDb: 4.9
110

The film is based on a real story that happened in 1943 in the Sobibor concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. The main character of the movie is the Soviet-Jewish soldier…

Genre: Drama, History, War
A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night

A Twelve-Year Night
IMDb: 7.4
122

Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Brexit: The Uncivil War
IMDb: 8.2
125

Strategist Dominic Cummings leads a campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union.

Story of My Death

Story of My Death

Story of My Death
IMDb: 6.8
148

Famous lover Casanova (Vicenç Altaió), now long past his prime, meets Count Dracula (Eliseu Huertas) during a journey to Transylvania.

Genre: Drama, History
Der Hauptmann

Der Hauptmann

Der Hauptmann
IMDb: 7.4
120

Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, become a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and desperate weeks of the Third Reich….

Genre: Drama, History, War
Ashes in the Snow

Ashes in the Snow

Ashes in the Snow
IMDb: 6.7
99

The coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Lina Vilkas who is deported to Siberia amid Stalin’s reign of terror in the Baltic region during WWII. An aspiring artist, she secretly documents her…

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
IMDb: 7.3
96

This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President…

Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.9
129

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School

A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School

A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School
IMDb: 5.9
N/A

For a seventy-year period, when America cared little about the education of African-Americans, and discrimination was law and custom, The Bordentown School was an educational utopia. An incubator for black…

The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster
IMDb: 6.6
98

On the eve of the Challenger explosion in 1986 one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch. This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to…

Genre: Drama, History
Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas
IMDb: 6.9
52

An offbeat, irreverent musical documentary that tells the story of a group of Jewish songwriters, including Irving Berlin, Mel Tormé, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, Gloria Shayne Baker and Johnny Marks,…

Everybody Went to Max: Remembering Dr. Feelgood, the Merlin of Kennedy’s Camelot

Everybody Went to Max: Remembering Dr. Feelgood, the Merlin of Kennedy’s Camelot

Everybody Went to Max: Remembering Dr. Feelgood, the Merlin of Kennedy’s Camelot
IMDb: N/A
N/A

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Besa: The Promise

Besa: The Promise

Besa: The Promise
IMDb: 8.2
86

A documentary exploring how Albanians, including many Muslims, helped and sheltered Jewish refugees during WWII at their own risk, and trying to help the son of an Albanian baker that…