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About Executing Eichmann

In 1961, Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death for crimes against the Jewish people and against humanity. While this judgment was met with consensus on a national level, some spoke out against it.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 60 minutes

Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World

The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

After Silence

Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes

Agent Orange

A look at the long-term effects, on U.S. soldiers, the Vietnamese people, and the environment of Vietnam, of the spraying of Agent Orange on Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Icarus Films | 2007 | 66 minutes

Amateur Photographer

The story of a German soldier and the photographs that he took, while serving on the Eastern Front during WWII.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 26 minutes

Americas in Transition

A concise and fast-paced history of the volatile forces at work in Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua in the 1980s.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 29 minutes

And There Was Israel

An accessible, clearly argued essay on how Israel came to be.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 52 minutes

Angry Monk

Gendun Choephel, a legendary figure in Tibet, turned from the monastic life he was born to (as the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama), to become a fierce critic of his country's religious conservatism and isolationism.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 97 minutes

As a Young Girl of Thirteen...

Holocaust survivor Simone Lagrange vividly recounts her experiences in Auschwitz, and the role she played in bringing Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie to justice.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 88 minutes

August Sander

Behind-the-scenes of the Magnum Photos agency, and in-the-field with several of the group's leading photographers (including Martin Parr, Larry Towell, Donovan Wylie, and others).

Icarus Films | 2005 | 44 minutes