Showing 1 - 10 of 55 titles with a criteria of Subject is Political History
A non-partisan classroom friendly documentary tracing the American story of liberalism and conservatism.
Nerds Make Media | 2017 | 86 minutes
Fifty years ago the entire Creole population of the Chagos Islands was expelled by the British authorities. This secret operation took place in order to lease the largest island to the US Navy so that it could install a military base. Now Chagossian exiles embark on a struggle to return home.
Andana Films | 2019 | 82 minutes
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
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
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
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
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.
National Film Board of Canada | 1941 | 22 minutes
A filmmaker interviews his grandparents about their experience of Belgian colonialism.
Icarus Films | 2023 | 89 minutes
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
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