History


New! King In The Wilderness 112 min.

From award-winning director/producer Peter Kunhardt, King in the Wilderness follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the volatile last three years of his life, from the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 to his assassination in April 1968. Drawing on revelatory stories from his inner circle of friends, the film provides a clear window into the civil rights leader’s character, showing him t...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm 19 min.

Directed and produced by seven-time Emmy® Award winner Amy Schatz, and featuring animation from award winning artist Jeff Scher, this 19-minute documentary shines a light on the tender relationship between an inquisitive American boy and his great-grandfather, a Polish-born Jew who lost both his parents to the Nazis, but was able to survive Auschwitz and make his way to America at the end of WWII....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Truth and Lies: Waco 82 min.

ABC presents a documentary on the deadly Waco, Texas siege that ignited national outrage. This video features interviews with FBI and ATF agents, survivors of the fire, and children of David Koresh's followers. The raid on the Branch Davidian compound led to a gunfight killing four ATF agents and six of David Koresh’s followers. After a 51-day standoff, the compound burned to the ground, leaving 7...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Diana: The People's Princess 20 Years On 73 min.

Two decades after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, the mere mention of her name can still provoke emotion, reflection, and a flood of memories of a special person, who had a special place in all of our hearts. In this program, we remember her origins; how she overcame a childhood of distant parents and shyness to become a superstar known throughout the world.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! I Am Catalan 13 min.

Catalonian identity is about more than a yes or no vote. While the north-eastern Spanish region prepares for the potential declaration of independence, many of the 7 million-strong Catalonian population worry that mainstream media is not representing their voice. We went to Catalonia to ask a variety of people about their identity and what independence means for them.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! The Russian Revolution 48 min.

The Russian Revolution in 1917 changed the course of history. This new documentary tells the story of Vladimir Lenin’s Ulyanovs and the Tsar’s Romanovs. The battle would feature assassinations, executions, and a daring seizure of power. The entire course of world history would be changed and the stage would be set for Joseph Stalin. The program features contributions from leading historians Dr Dan...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire 78 min.

This program is an investigation into the world of Britain’s secrecy jurisdictions and the City of London. It shows how Britain transformed from a colonial power into a global financial power. At the demise of the empire, City of London financial interests created a web of offshore secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across the globe and hid it behind obscure financial structures in a...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) 110 min.

U.S. airpower makes the difference in halting a North Vietnamese offensive. After being re-elected, Nixon announces Hanoi has agreed to a peace deal. American prisoners of war will finally come home—to a bitterly divided country.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Déjà Vu (1958-1961) 83 min.

Vietnamese revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial occupation. Vietnam is divided in two. Communists in the North aim to reunify the country, while America supports Diem’s untested regime in the South.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970) 110 min.

With morale plummeting in Vietnam, President Nixon begins withdrawing American troops. As news breaks of an unthinkable massacre committed by American soldiers, the public debates the rectitude of the war.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017