History Movies
Watchers of the Sky

Watchers of the Sky

Watchers of the Sky
IMDb: 8.3
114

Five interwoven stories of remarkable courage from Nuremberg to Rwanda, from Darfur to Syria, and from apathy to action.

Gay Jesus

Gay Jesus

Gay Jesus
IMDb: 5.5
40

Once upon a time in a cheap Jerusalem hotel room, Jesus and Judas are spending their time away from Nazareth between hot, sweaty, carnal love and preparing sermons for Jesus’…

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
IMDb: 7.2
106

Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the “right attitude” towards the events in war torn…

Gold

Gold

Gold
IMDb: 7.3
170

Set in 1948, the historic story of India’s first Olympic medal post their independence.

Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain

Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain

Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain
IMDb: 7.3
103

Thirty years on from the 1984 Union Carbide plant malfunction, the consequences of which are tragically ongoing, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the Bhopal…

Genre: Drama, History
Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago

Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago

Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
IMDb: 8.2
113

The history of legendary rock band Chicago is chronicled from their inception in 1967 all the way to the present.

The Guarantee

The Guarantee

The Guarantee
IMDb: 5.0
76

On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system.’The Guarantee’ tells the story of that night, and what led to it.

The Cyclotron

The Cyclotron

The Cyclotron
IMDb: 7.4
96

In 1944, an Allied spy must find and execute a Berlin scientist who discovered the way to build an atomic bomb. Things get complicated when memories of love and quantum…

Art Bastard

Art Bastard

Art Bastard
IMDb: 5.7
82

What is art and how does it relate to society? Is its value determined by its popularity or originality? Is the goal profit or expressing one’s personal vision? These are…

The Sunshine Makers

The Sunshine Makers

The Sunshine Makers
IMDb: 7.2
101

The story of Nicholas Sand and Tim Scully, the unlikely duo at the heart of 1960s American drug counter-culture.

24×36: A Movie About Movie Posters

24×36: A Movie About Movie Posters

24×36: A Movie About Movie Posters
IMDb: 7.5
81

A documentary exploring the birth, death and resurrection of illustrated movie poster art. Through interviews with a number of key art personalities from the 70s and 80s, as well as…

A Billion Lives

A Billion Lives

A Billion Lives
IMDb: 7.2
94

In 20 years’ time, there will be nearly 1.6 billion smokers around the world. Approximately 70% of smokers want to quit. The United Nations’ World Health Organisation expects a billion…

Miss Hokusai

Miss Hokusai

Miss Hokusai
IMDb: 7.2
90

The time: 1814. The place: Edo, now known as Tokyo. A much accomplished artist of his time and now in his mid-fifties, Tetsuzo can boast clients from all over Japan,…

Traceroute

Traceroute

Traceroute
IMDb: 7.8
120

Artist and life-long nerd Johannes Grenzfurthner is taking us on a personal road trip from the West Coast to the East Coast of the USA, to introduce us to places…

Wall Writers

Wall Writers

Wall Writers
IMDb: 7.1
N/A

Wall Writers promises unprecedented access to the early years of American graffiti. Interviews with TAKI 183 and CORNBREAD, along with other legendary artists, illuminated a time when a new form…

Equal Means Equal

Equal Means Equal

Equal Means Equal
IMDb: 6.4
93

An unflinching look at how women are treated in the USA today examining issues such as workplace harassment, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. It shows how discriminatory attitudes still…

Britain’s Pompeii: A Village Lost in Time

Britain’s Pompeii: A Village Lost in Time

Britain’s Pompeii: A Village Lost in Time
IMDb: 7.0
59

Professor Alice Roberts joins the team excavating a 3,000-year-old Bronze Age village in the Cambridgeshire Fens that’s been called the ‘British Pompeii’ due to the remarkable levels of preservation.

Panfilov’s 28

Panfilov’s 28

Panfilov’s 28
IMDb: 5.6
105

USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army’s newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Star Men

Star Men

Star Men
IMDb: 7.6
85

Four exceptional astronomers celebrate 50 years of work and friendship on a return road trip in the southwestern United States, recapturing youthful adventures and recounting each other’s influences on the…

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict
IMDb: 7.5
97

Bouncing between Europe and the United States as often as she would between lovers, Peggy Guggenheim’s life was as swirling as the design of her uncle’s museum, and reads more…

Targeted: Exposing the Gun Control Agenda

Targeted: Exposing the Gun Control Agenda

Targeted: Exposing the Gun Control Agenda
IMDb: 4.6
N/A

Targeted will be examining one of the key issues of the day, gun control, and will take you on a fast-paced journey, following 22 year-old director Jesse Winton as he…

Chaar Sahibzaade 2: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur

Chaar Sahibzaade 2: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur

Chaar Sahibzaade 2: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur
IMDb: 8.3
134

Chaar Sahibzaade: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur Animation movie A profound and courageous story on how Guru Grace changed Banda Singh Bahadur in and out and enabled him to lead…

Hitler’s Olympics

Hitler’s Olympics

Hitler’s Olympics
IMDb: 8.7
44

Hitler, Nazi propaganda and 1936 Berlin Olympics are put under the microscope to uncover hidden truths and the historical legacy of those games.

Shok

Shok

Shok
IMDb: 7.7
21

The friendship of two boys is tested to its limits as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war.

Genre: Drama, History, Short, War
Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art
IMDb: 7.3
72

The titular troublemakers are the New York–based Land (aka Earth) artists of the 1960s and 70s, who walked away from the reproducible and the commodifiable, migrated to the American Southwest,…

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports
IMDb: 7.5
60

Examines the implementation and ineffectiveness of anti-doping policies in sports.

Seoboojeonsun

Seoboojeonsun

Seoboojeonsun
IMDb: 6.7
111

Nam-bok, a middle-aged South Korean farmer is conscripted and assigned a mission to deliver a classified military document that may decide the fate of the war. After losing it while…

Marching to Zion

Marching to Zion

Marching to Zion
IMDb: 7.7
101

Documentary tracing the history of the Jewish people from the destruction of the temple in AD 70 to the modern-day nation of Israel. Through scriptural and historical evidence, DNA, mathematics,…

Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion

Robin Hood The Rebellion
IMDb: 8.2
92

With his true love captured by the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, the legendary Robin Hood and his crew of outlaws execute a daring rescue to save her.

True Appaloosa

True Appaloosa

True Appaloosa
IMDb: 7.2
84

Horse breeder Scott Engstrom has been trying for years to prove that the Appaloosa, a rare American horse breed, came from Asia and not Spain. With only 109 true Appaloosas…

Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban

Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban

Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban
IMDb: 5.8
136

In July 1945, during the end of World War II, Japan is forced to accept the Potsdam Declaration. A cabinet meeting has continued through days and nights, but a decision…

Genre: Drama, History, War
City 40

City 40

City 40
IMDb: 7.1
89

Behind the walls of a forbidden city, the only thing more dangerous than its secrets is the truth.

Da Tang Xuan Zang

Da Tang Xuan Zang

Da Tang Xuan Zang
IMDb: 7.6
90

Buddhism-themed Chinese-Indian historical adventure film based on Xuanzang’s seventeen-year overland journey to India during the Tang dynasty in the seventh century. Xuan Zang (c. 602 – 664), was a Chinese…

Newfoundland at Armageddon

Newfoundland at Armageddon

Newfoundland at Armageddon
IMDb: 7.3
90

On July 1st, 1916, the Newfoundland Regiment took part in a massive First World War offensive on the Somme, led by the British, to liberate France and Belgium from the…

Genre: History
Tono, risoku de gozaru!

Tono, risoku de gozaru!

Tono, risoku de gozaru!
IMDb: 6.4
N/A

Residents in a town have a hard time due to the land tax and forced labor. 9 people, including Juzaburo Kokutaya (Sadao Abe), worry about the future of their town….

Genre: Comedy, History
Larry Kramer in Love and Anger

Larry Kramer in Love and Anger

Larry Kramer in Love and Anger
IMDb: 7.1
82

From the onset of the AIDS epidemic, author Larry Kramer emerged as a fiery activist, an Old Testament-style prophet full of righteous fury who denounced both the willful inaction of…

9/11 Inside the Pentagon

9/11 Inside the Pentagon

9/11 Inside the Pentagon
IMDb: 8.4
54

The Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon is recalled via the first-person accounts of Pentagon personnel, first responders, aviation experts and journalists. Included: Department of Defense footage from inside…

Game Loading: Rise of the Indies

Game Loading: Rise of the Indies

Game Loading: Rise of the Indies
IMDb: 6.5
92

GameLoading Rise of the Indies is a feature documentary exploring the world of indie game developers, their craft, their games, their dreams, and how they have forever changed the landscape…

The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton

The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton

The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton
IMDb: 7.3
N/A

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Twenty Two

Twenty Two

Twenty Two
IMDb: 8.4
112

Follow the lives of the elderly survivors who were forced into sex slavery as “Comfort Women” by the Japanese during World War II. At the time of filming, only 22…