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Showing 1 - 8 of 8 titles with a criteria of Subject is Colonial Era and Revolutionary War


Bedevil

BEDEVIL is the stunning debut feature from Tracey Moffatt (NIGHT CRIES, NICE COLORED GIRLS) and the first feature directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman.

Women Make Movies | 1996 | 90 minutes

Confounding Father - Episode 1

Episode one introduces the series, then covers the Articles of Confederation, the beginning of the 1787 Constitutional Convention, the introduction of the Virginia Plan, & the New Jersey Plan counterproposal.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 27 minutes

Confounding Father - Episode 2

Episode two examines Maryland delegate and gadfly Luther Martin's objections, the ideas of opponents of the constitution, and concludes with an in-depth look at slavery and the founders.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 33 minutes

Confounding Father - Episode 3

This episode examines congress and taxing power, then demystifies “domestic tranquility.” The episode concludes with a look at the Presidency, “standing armies”, and the end of the Convention.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 30 minutes

Confounding Father - Episode 4

The final episode details the 1787-1788 ratification battle, reasons for the Bill of Rights, and the constitution in the 21st Century. An epilogue tells the story of Luther Martin's post-convention career.

Nerds Make Media | 2020 | 28 minutes

An Empire of Reason

What it would have been like if television had covered the ratification process of the US Constitution in 1781.

Icarus Films | 1988 | 58 minutes

Great Falls

Professional, Native and antiquarian researchers combine to investigate the archaeological history and modern legacy of Eastern Native civilization in Turners Falls, MA.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 83 minutes

Night Cries

Tracy Moffatt's story of a middle-aged, adopted Aboriganal woman nursing her dying white mother. Their story alludes to the assimilation policy that forced Aboriginal children to be raised in white families.

Women Make Movies | 1991 | 19 minutes