History

Salem Witch Trials
6.2

Salem Witch Trials

The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected ...
The Rape of Recy Taylor
5.7

The Rape of Recy Taylor

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women ...
The White Dawn
7.1

The White Dawn

Three stranded 1890s whalers (Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, Louis Gossett Jr.) corrupt the culture of their Eskimo saviors.
Shock and Awe
5

Shock and Awe

A group of journalists covering George Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein ...
Farewell, My Queen
6.3

Farewell, My Queen

A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Queen Margot
7.5

Queen Margot

The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced ...
Queen of the Desert
5.7

Queen of the Desert

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British ...
My Sister My Love
7

My Sister My Love

Sweden, 1782. Jacob, a young noble, somewhat wild and vehement, returns from his studies in France. After his absence, he returns home happy, but ...
The Scarlet Empress
7.7

The Scarlet Empress

During the 18th century, German noblewoman Sophia Frederica, who would later become Catherine the Great, travels to Moscow to marry the dimwitted ...
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
7.1

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically ...
Dallas Buyers Club
8

Dallas Buyers Club

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and ...
Walking with the Enemy
6.2

Walking with the Enemy

Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to ...
Armenian Haunting
3.4

Armenian Haunting

An Armenian-American journalist turns into an unwilling ghost hunter while researching the sudden deaths in her family and their connection to a ...
Love Comes Quietly
6.3

Love Comes Quietly

Love Comes Quietly (aka Angela) tells the story of a free-spirited girl who was born in the wrong place at the wrong time. In the 1920s, even the ...
Chappaquiddick
6.8

Chappaquiddick

Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young ...
Cinderella Man
8

Cinderella Man

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of ...
Woman Walks Ahead
5.3

Woman Walks Ahead

Caroline Weldon moves to Dakota in the 19th century and tries to help the Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull keep the land for his people.
The Five Days
6

The Five Days

As Italy becomes engulfed in a bubbling revolution to finally get rid of the ruling Austrian’s,a patriotic prisoner called Cainazzo begins ...
America’s Greatest Threat: Vladimir Putin
0

America’s Greatest Threat: Vladimir Putin

A gripping look at Putin’s rise from humble beginnings to brutal dictatorship, and his emergence as one of the gravest threats to ...
Sweet Country
7.4

Sweet Country

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged ...
Alone in the Wilderness
8.8

Alone in the Wilderness

Dick Proenneke retired at age 50 in 1967 and decided to build his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is ...
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
6.9

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

When Queen Elizabeth’s reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain’s invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must ...
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
7.3

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan

The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Marie Antoinette
6.4

Marie Antoinette

The retelling of France’s iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as ...
Edward II
7

Edward II

1991

Edward II

A modern-dress adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Elizabethan tragedy about King Edward II’s homosexual relationship with the ...
The Last Emperor
7.8

The Last Emperor

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship ...
Gandhi
8.1

Gandhi

1982

Gandhi

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of ...
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