Showing 1 - 10 of 307 titles with a criteria of Subject is World History
A documentation of the Lebanese Civil War.
Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 84 minutes
Capitalism is much more complex than the vision Adam Smith laid out. Indeed, it predates Smith by centuries and took root in the practices of colonialism and the slave trade. (Episode 1 of the Capitalism series)
Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes
The discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot - Maria Moreno, a migrant mother who became the charismatic leader of an early movement for farmworker justice
GOOD DOCS | 2018 | 59 minutes
Lea Tsemel, an Israeli-Jewish lawyer who has represented Palestinian political prisoners for nearly 50 years, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits
GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 108 minutes
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
Focuses on Uganda's successful economic recovery in the wake of Idi Amin's regime.
Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 26 minutes
A behind-the-scenes look at Al Jazeera, the most important television news channel in the Arab world. ** Viewer's Choice, 2003 Middle East Studies Association FilmFest **
Icarus Films | 2002 | 52 minutes
A window into the world of Santeria - a uniquely Cuban religious tradition into which one must be initiated by a 'godmother' or 'godfather' -- and introduces us to practitioners of the religion ranging in age from their 40s to their late 90s.
Icarus Films | 2010 | 40 minutes
Qiong Wang boldly explores her family's history and the ongoing consequences of China's one-child policy.
dGenerate Films | 2021 | 175 minutes
Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.
Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes