How to Fly the P-47: Ground Handling, Take Off, Normal Flight 1943

War Department Training Film No. 107-B. This is the second in a series of pictures introducing pilots to the P-47. A third picture will cover high altitude flight and aerobatics. In this film you will see GROUND HANDLING ... TAKE-OFF ... NORMAL FLIGHT ... LANDING Presented by the Army Air Forces in cooperation with Republic Aviation (1943)

Countdown to War 1989

Based on a play, the story details the dramatic negotiations between UK, France, Poland, Nazi-Germany and USSR from the day Czechoslovakia fell, until Britain's declaration of war on Germany caused by Hitler's invasion of Poland.

Mawson - Life and Death in Antarctica 2008

The Douglas Mawson Antarctic Expedition of 1912 is considered one of the most amazing feats of endurance of all time. Although his two companions perished, Douglas Mawson survived, but how? In a bold historical experiment, scientist and adventurer Tim Jarvis is retracing the gruelling experience, with the same meagre rations, primitive clothing and equipment to uncover what happened to Mawson physically-and mentally-as a man hanging on the precipice of life and death.

Hearts in Bondage 1936

Best friends Kenneth Reynolds and Raymond Jordan are U.S. Navy officers, and Kenneth is engaged to Raymond's sister. But the eruption of the Civil War divides them, as Raymond stands by his native Virginia while Kenneth remains on duty as a Northern officer. Kenneth's uncle, John Ericsson, designs a new kind of ship, an ironclad he calls the Monitor. Eventually the war pits Kenneth, on board the Monitor, against his friend Raymond, serving aboard the South's own ironclad, the Merrimac (as it is called here). A naval battle ensues, one that will go down in history.

The Defensive Power of Aikido 1975

It is about the life of Ueshiba - the founder of aikido. We can see how he decided to develop aikido and how he did it. We can see why he developed aikido and where he has learned martial arts.

Degenerate Art 1993

Narrated by David McCullough, this program examines the infamous Entartete Kunst (degenerate art) exhibition mounted by the Nazis in Munich in 1937 and their far-reaching attacks on avant-garde art in Germany. Witness compelling footage of Nazi book burnings, and of the exhibition itself. Includes interviews with historians, art critics, and eyewitnesses to the events that dramatize this powerful story of the Nazis' assault on modern culture.

The Rite of Exorcism: Myth, Mystery & Hope 2011

Hollywood has a long history of crafting terrifying fictional tales as well as exaggerating true stories in order stroke the fears of moviegoers. Fortunately, for us there is no need for any of that in this film; the truth alone is enough. Warning this documentary will enlighten you! The Rite of Exorcism - Myths, Mystery and Hope tells the true story of the Catholic Church's most mysterious, yet misunderstood ritual, the Rite of Exorcism. Featuring world renowned experts and clergy, the Rite of Exorcism - Myth Mystery and Hope explains the phenomenon of Exorcism and lays to rest the theory that fiction is better than reality.

First Invasion: The War of 1812 2004

First Invasion: The War of 1812, a History Channel documentary that first aired in 2004, portrays a young United States of America "on the brink of annihilation" as it battles the largest and most powerful empire on earth. Critics say the documentary is far too pro-American, and that it ignores or downplays crucial elements of the War of 1812. Others praise First Invasion for its compelling presentation of a far too neglected period of history.

Red Line 2012

In 1975, Thomas Harlan's crew filmed Torre Bela's homestead occupation, in the center of Portugal. Three decades later, RED LINE revisits this emblematic film of the Portuguese revolutionary period: in which way did Harlan interfered in the events that seems to naturally develop in front of the camera? What was the impact of the film on the lives of the occupants and the memory of that period?

Chosyu Five 2006

Fictionalised account of the story of the he Chōshū Five (長州五傑 Chōshū Goketsu) who travelled to and studied in Britain in 1863 while Japan was still under sakoku (鎖国 "locked country").

Giuseppe Verdi 1938

The great Italian opera composer recalls his eventful life on his deathbed: his childhood in Busseto, his studies in Milan, his first opera "Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio", the death of his wife and his children killed by smallpox.

Nos résistances 2011

Eté 1944. François est un secouriste insouciant de dix-neuf ans, son désir secret est de pouvoir coucher avec son amoureuse. Un soir ils sont sur le point de franchir le pas, mais un résistant vient demander de l’aide. François monte au maquis pour impressionner la jeune fille et rejoint un groupe de quinze garçons immatures. Mais là-haut rien ne se passe comme prévu. La guerre les rattrape, marquant brutalement la fin d’une innocence et François se retrouve pris entre deux feux…

Nawab Sirajuddaula 1967

The first movie based on the life of the last sovereign Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa and the historical events of the Battle of Palaashi was directed by Khan Ataur Rahman. Anwar Hossain played the role of the doomed Nawab. Khan Ataur Rahman and Anowara played other major roles in the movie.

Unsung Hero 2011

This is a historical account of an army officer in 1759 who managed to gather together and train 400 civilians for a special mission to try to repel an incoming Burmese army contingent.

The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement 2011

The film features 85-year-old Mr. Armstrong, an African American barber in Birmingham, Alabama, as he experiences the manifestation of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African American president. This colorful and courageous activist of the Civil Rights era casts his vote, celebrates Obama's victory and proudly unfurls the American flag as he is inducted into the Foot Soldiers Hall of Fame. Mr. Armstrong links the magnitude of the present paradigm shift with challenges he faced in the past: from his sons' integration into an all white school to the Bloody Sunday march for voting rights. The documentary raises questions about democracy and patriotism in the face of adversity, and the vigilance and action required to ensure continued forward movement to end racial injustice.