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Showing 1 - 10 of 31 titles with a criteria of Subject is Political History


American Feud

A non-partisan classroom friendly documentary tracing the American story of liberalism and conservatism.

Nerds Make Media | 2017 | 86 minutes

Berliner Ballade

Some months after the fall of the Berlin wall, Chris Marker shot this passionate documentary, reflecting the state of the place and its spirit with remarkable acuity.

Icarus Films | 1990 | 29 minutes

A Bold Peace

Almost 70 years ago Costa Rica abolished its army and committed itself to fostering a peaceful society. It has been reaping the benefits ever since.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 89 minutes

Can You Hear Us Now?

Unravels the ways that years of one-party rule have reshaped democracy in Wisconsin, where voters are finding their lives increasingly irrelevant to state lawmakers.

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 87 minutes

Capturing the Flag

A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina — the 2016 'posterchild' for voter suppression intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can be defended by small acts of individual citizens.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 76 minutes

Churchill's Island

Winner of the first Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject, presents the strategy of the Battle of Britain, showing with penetrating clarity the relationships between the various forces made up the island's defenses.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 1941 | 22 minutes

The Coming War on China

John Pilger reveals that the United States and China, both nuclear-armed, may well be on the road to war. The film is both a warning and an inspiring story of resistance.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 112 minutes

A Common Purpose

The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township tried for the murder of a local black policeman.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 75 minutes

Company Town

A grassroots movement challenges Citizens United, corporate power, and moguls of the "sharing economy" to stop gentrification and wrest back control of San Francisco's future.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 77 minutes

The Cordillera of Dreams Extras

A collection of short films about Patricio Guzmán and the making of THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS.

Icarus Films | 2019 | 54 minutes