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Prayers for Bobby
8.1

Prayers for Bobby

True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the ...
The Countess
6.3

The Countess

2009  

The Countess

A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Che: Part Two
6.9

Che: Part Two

After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes ...
Red Cliff Part II
7.6

Red Cliff Part II

The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao’s massive forces on their doorstep, ...
Defiance
7.2

Defiance

2008  

Defiance

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the ...
Valkyrie
7.1

Valkyrie

2008  

Valkyrie

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan ...
Max Manus: Man of War
7.3

Max Manus: Man of War

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his ...
Ip Man
8.0

Ip Man

2008  

Ip Man

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events ...
Cadillac Records
7.0

Cadillac Records

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America’s musical ...
Einstein and Eddington
7.3

Einstein and Eddington

A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, and Einstein’s relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur ...
Milk
7.6

Milk

2008  

Milk

The story of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights ...
Winter in Wartime
7.0

Winter in Wartime

During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to ...
A Woman in Berlin
7.1

A Woman in Berlin

A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with ...
W.
6.3

W.

2008  

W.

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W ...
Passchendaele
6.5

Passchendaele

Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The “Fighting Tenth” with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all ...
Frost/Nixon
7.7

Frost/Nixon

2008  

Frost/Nixon

For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed ...
Zeitgeist: Addendum
8.3

Zeitgeist: Addendum

Zeitgeist: Addendum premiered at the 5th Annual Artivist Film Festival. Director Peter Joseph stated: “The failure of our world to resolve ...
Séraphine
7.4

Séraphine

2008  

Séraphine

The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught ...
The Lucky Ones
7.0

The Lucky Ones

The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life ...
Che: Part One
7.2

Che: Part One

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they ...
The Duchess
6.9

The Duchess

2008  

The Duchess

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Man on Wire
7.8

Man on Wire

2008  

Man on Wire

On August 7th 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit stepped out on a high wire, illegally rigged between New York’s World Trade ...
Recount

Recount

2008  

Recount

A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
The Edge of Love
6.3

The Edge of Love

The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his ...
Hunger
7.6

Hunger

2008  

Hunger

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It ...
The Red Baron
6.4

The Red Baron

Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked ...
The Warlords
7.1

The Warlords

2007  

The Warlords

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of ...
My Boy Jack
7.2

My Boy Jack

2007  

My Boy Jack

Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 17-year-old son after he goes missing during WWI.
Lions for Lambs
6.2

Lions for Lambs

Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who’s a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long ...
Sword of the Stranger
7.8

Sword of the Stranger

Pursued by formidable Chinese assassins, young Kotaro and his dog run into No Name, a mysterious stranger who gets pulled into the chase. The ...
Katyn
7.1

Katyn

2007  

Katyn

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Battle for Haditha
7.0

Battle for Haditha

An investigation of the massacre of 24 men, women and children in Haditha, Iraq allegedly shot by 4 U.S. Marines in retaliation for the death of ...
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
6.9

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

When Queen Elizabeth’s reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain’s invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must ...
Zeitgeist
8.2

Zeitgeist

2007  

Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist: the Movie is a 2007 documentary film by Peter Joseph examining possible historical and modern conspiracies surrounding Christianity, ...
Breach
7.0

Breach

2007  

Breach

Eric O’Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in ...
Goodbye Bafana
7.1

Goodbye Bafana

The true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The ...