Director: Sergei Loznitsa
Cast: Vladimir Svirskiy, Vladislav Abashin, Sergey Kolesov
164,200 views Captain Frank Worsley signs on as Captain of the Endurance to navigate Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew to Antarctica. When the expedition ship is crushed; Worsley's seamanship and navigational skills saves them all.
156,490 views In July 1789, the French Revolution is rumbling. Far from the turmoil, at the Château de Versailles, King Louis XVI, Queen Marie-Antoinette and their courtiers keep on living their usual carefree lives. But when the news of the storming of the Bastille reaches them, panic sets in and most of the aristocrats and their servants desert the sinking ship, leaving the Royal Family practically alone. Which is not the case of Sidonie Laborde, the Queen's reader, a young woman, entirely devoted to her mistress; she will not give her up under any circumstances. What Sidonie does not know yet is that these are the last three days she will spend in the company of her beloved Queen...
150,360 views When Caligula comes to power as Rome's 3rd Emperor, everyone has high hopes for him. The son of Germanicus, a descendant of Augustus himself, he seems eminently suited to rule. But once in power, Caligula goes on a rampage of depravity and cruelty which would lead to all sorts of sordid tales about him. The question is - are those stories true? New scholarship suggests that Caligula may not have been as crazy as they say. That instead, he used a black sense of humor to dispose of anyone and anything that might get in the way of his quest for power. In the end, after only 1400 days in power, Caligula is assassinated by a powerful group - hoping to restore the Republic. Little did they know, t...
149,490 views A documentary that challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
147,930 views Deep inside the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, newly discovered artifacts, photographs and journals tell the story of 350 American GIs who were held as prisoners of war in one of Hitler's most secretive slave labor camps, known as Berga. There, the soldiers lived and died alongside European Jews—many becoming grim statistics in Hitler's Final Solution. But miraculously, their will to survive and even to fight back at the Nazis remained strong. Now, 60 years later, these survivors from Berga have come forward to tell an unforgettable story of dogged survival, heroism and unparalleled courage.
145,010 views This feature-length documentary film follows the artist as she prepares for what may be the most important moment of her life: a major retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. To be given a retrospective at one of the world's premiere museums is, for any living artist, the most exhilarating sort of milestone. For Marina, it is far more - it is the chance to finally silence the question she has been hearing over and over again for four decades: 'But why is this art?'
144,850 views A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.
141,260 views While there is little argument that Bob Marley was the finest reggae performer and songwriter of his time, it is sometimes forgotten what an effective protest singer and dynamic spokesman for the underdog this pioneering poet also was. And although his message was always one of peace and he never recommended fighting fire with fire , he managed to affect the political situation for better in both his homeland and around the world by preaching the simple dictum, love thy neighbour . This film documents both the music and the message of Bob Marley as it investigates his life and career in a manner not previously undertaken. Featuring contributions from many who knew him personally, rare archiv...
140,970 views After conquering Spain, Napoleon Bonaparte sent a powerful army to invade Portugal in 1810. The French plowed through the resistance mounted against them until, as they approached Lisbon, they were met by a combined British and Portuguese army under the command of the Viscount Wellington. ThatÆs the general historical outline for Valeria SarmientoÆs extraordinarily intimate epic of the Peninsular War. Along the way, we witness love affairs and treachery, noble action and selfish cruelty, from the highest social echelons to the most humble quarters.