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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…
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.
So Long Asleep - Honoring Korean Men Killed in the Asia-Pacific War
During the Asia-Pacific War a million young Korean men were rounded up and shipped overseas to labor camps elsewhere in Imperial Japan. Thousands died, and were dumped into unmarked graves. Governments waffle over responsibility for their remains. On the 70th…
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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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.
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 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 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 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…
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…
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…
No Job for a Woman - Pioneering Women Reporters in WWII
This award-winning documentary tells the colorful story of how three tenacious female war correspondents forged their now legendary reputations during World War II --when battlefields were considered no place for a woman. When WWII broke out, reporter Martha Gellhorn was…
After Fire - Stories from Female Veterans
Set in the military outpost of San Antonio, Texas, AFTER FIRE highlights the challenges faced by the fastest-growing group of American veterans: women, who now account for one in five new recruits to the U.S. Armed Forces. Demonstrating courage during…
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"…
Dear Uncle Adolf: The Germans and Their Fuhrer
More than any other documents, it is the personal private letters written by the German people to Adolf Hitler that provide the most intimate details of the Third Reich. A treasure of more than 100,000 such letters was recently found,…
National Bird - Military Veterans and America's Secret Drone War
From Executive Producers Wim Wenders and Errol Morris, NATIONAL BIRD follows three U.S. military veteran whistleblowers determined to break the silence on America's secret drone war. These veterans offer an unprecedented look inside the secret program to reveal the cost…
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)…
Homeland: Iraq Year Zero
In February 2002 - about a year before the U.S. invasion - Iraqi filmmaker Abbas Fahdel traveled home from France to capture everyday life as his country prepared for war. No strangers to war, the Iraqis thought they understood what…
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The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell - A History of U.S. Military’s Ban on Gays and Lesbians
The alarming-but-true tale of the U.S. military’s ban on gays and lesbians – from its implementation, through passionate protests and debates, and finally to DADT’s 2011 repeal. Suspenseful, deeply engaging and heart-wrenching, THE STRANGE HISTORY OF DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL…