History

Manon Lescaut (2013)
6.4

Manon Lescaut (2013)

There is nothing we can do against the call of love. Amiens, 1713. Des Grieux is a noble young student, wise for his years, who’s preparing ...
Enfant Terrible (2020)
6.2

Enfant Terrible (2020)

When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without ...
Curtiz (2018)
6.0

Curtiz (2018)

As America prepares to enter WW2, Hungarian film director Michael Curtiz grapples with political intervention and a dysfunctional relationship ...
The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
5.2

The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)

Colonel Custer (Philip Carey), an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into retirement. ...
Roe v. Wade (2021)
3.9

Roe v. Wade (2021)

The 2019 film Roe v. Wade is based on the American landmark decision of the same name, issued in 1973 by the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue of ...
Utu (1983)
7.0

Utu (1983)

1983  

Utu (1983)

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te ...
Ride Tonight! (1942)
6.2

Ride Tonight! (1942)

Oppressed by landowners, a peasant uprising ensues as an outlaw farmer refuses to pay taxes in this film adapted from Vilhelm Moberg’s novel.
Roadkill (1989)
6.7

Roadkill (1989)

Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band ‘Children of Paradise’ who have disappeared. Since she can’t ...
Kidnapped (1971)
6.2

Kidnapped (1971)

Scottish orphan David Balfour is betrayed by his wicked uncle Ebeneezer, who arranges for David to be kidnapped and sold into slavery so that he ...
End of the Spear (2005)
6.8

End of the Spear (2005)

“End of the Spear” is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among ...
Allegiance (2016)
8.7

Allegiance (2016)

Inspired by the true-life experience of its star George Takei, Allegiance follows one family’s extraordinary journey in this untold ...
Ask for Jane (2019)
5.6

Ask for Jane (2019)

A group of college students develop an underground network that helps women get abortions in the pre-Roe vs. Wade Chicago.
Flannery (2019)
7.9

Flannery (2019)

A feature documentary directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about American writer Flannery O’Connor.
Homesick (2021)
6.4

Homesick (2021)

A university student returns home to self-isolate during the lockdown. He’s totally alone, he’s caught the virus and in order to ...
Salt of the Earth (1954)
7.4

Salt of the Earth (1954)

The issues the miners strike for include equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and safety issues. Ramon Quintero helps organize the ...
The History of the Pink Trunk (2005)
6.2

The History of the Pink Trunk (2005)

In 1945, in the train station of Bogota, Colombia, a dead girl is found in a trunk. The case is assigned to Detective Mariano Corzo, he has to ...
They Fought for Their Motherland (1975)
8.0

They Fought for Their Motherland (1975)

In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while ...
The Boat Is Full (1981)
7.1

The Boat Is Full (1981)

During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: “Our boat is full.” A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated ...
The War on Democracy (2007)
8.2

The War on Democracy (2007)

Set both in Latin America and the United States, the film explores the historic and current relationship of Washington with countries such as ...
One Hundred Steps (2000)
7.6

One Hundred Steps (2000)

The true story of Peppino Impastato, a young political activist who opposed the Mafia in the small town of Cinisi, Sicily. “One hundred ...
Spirits’ Homecoming (2016)
6.3

Spirits’ Homecoming (2016)

Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a ‘Comfort Station’ in ...