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The Damned of the Paris Commune - Part 1

Paris, 1871: Immediately after suffering defeat at the hands of the Prussians, a wind of revolution blows over the French capital, sweeping away the last vestiges of the Second Empire. Impassioned supporters of the Social Republic take up arms against the government, which has fled to Versailles. An animated graphic documentary, The Damned of the Paris Commune draws us deep into Communard Paris through the stories of Victorine and other insurgents, all destined for tragic fates.

Cinétévé | 2021 | 45 minutes

The Damned of the Paris Commune - Part 2

Paris, 1871: Immediately after suffering defeat at the hands of the Prussians, a wind of revolution blows over the French capital, sweeping away the last vestiges of the Second Empire. Impassioned supporters of the Social Republic take up arms against the government, which has fled to Versailles. An animated graphic documentary, The Damned of the Paris Commune draws us deep into Communard Paris through the stories of Victorine and other insurgents, all destined for tragic fates.

Cinétévé | 2021 | 45 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

Goodbye Mubarak!

Egypt in the months leading up to the Tahrir Square demonstrations and a revolution already simmering under the surface.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 72 minutes

How Putin Came to Power

A detailed investigation, with archives and exclusive interviews with the participants, into how Vladimir Putin rose from mayoral aide in St. Petersburg, to President of Russia, in only eight years.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 52 minutes

Jesus Politics

A personal investigation into the role of religion in American politics, and specifically the 2008 presidential election

Icarus Films | 2008 | 90 minutes

Kapitalism: Our Secret Recipe

Twenty years after Ceausescu, Romanian GDP is low and infrastructure poor. Featuring interviews with the oligarchs who control the Romanian economy, this documentary seeks to find out what happened.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 55 minutes

Life 8 - How to Become a President

Former World Soccer Player of the Year, George Weah, is running for president again in his native Liberia. Is he out of his depth?

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 26 minutes

Miners Shot Down

The story the 2012 miner's strike in South Africa, where police opened fire of the striking workers, killing 34.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 86 minutes

Mobutu, King of Zaire - Part 1

Part one of the definitive history and visual record of the rise and fall of Joseph Désiré Mobutu, ruler of Zaire (the Congo) for over 30 years.

Icarus Films | 2000 | 51 minutes