Historical Documentary Movies

  • 2024
    Einstein and the Bomb

    Einstein and the Bomb

    Einstein and the Bomb

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    What happened after Einstein fled Nazi Germany? Using archival footage and his own words, this docudrama dives into the mind of a tortured genius.

    Einstein and the Bomb
  • 2017
    I Am Not Your Negro

    I Am Not Your Negro

    I Am Not Your Negro

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    Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the...

    I Am Not Your Negro
  • 2024
    Secrets of the Neanderthals

    Secrets of the Neanderthals

    Secrets of the Neanderthals

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    This documentary delves into the mysteries surrounding the Neanderthals and what their fossil record tells us about their lives and disappearance.

    Secrets of the Neanderthals
  • 2023
    Unknown: The Lost Pyramid

    Unknown: The Lost Pyramid

    Unknown: The Lost Pyramid

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    Egyptian archeologists dig into history, discovering tombs and artifacts over 4,000 years old as they search for a buried pyramid in this documentary.

    Unknown: The Lost Pyramid
  • 1985
    Shoah

    Shoah

    Shoah

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    Director Claude Lanzmann spent 11 years on this sprawling documentary about the Holocaust, conducting his own interviews and refusing to use a single...

    Shoah
  • 1961
    After Mein Kampf?

    After Mein Kampf?

    After Mein Kampf?

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    By combining actual footage with reenactments, this film offers both a documentary and fictional account of the life of Adolf Hitler, from his...

    After Mein Kampf?
  • 2023
    The Gulag Archipelago: The Book That Changed Russian History

    The Gulag Archipelago: The Book That Changed Russian History

    The Gulag Archipelago: The Book That Changed Russian History

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    The story of Russian writer and Soviet dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) and his masterpiece, The Gulag Archipelago, published in Paris in...

    The Gulag Archipelago: The Book That Changed Russian History
  • 2019
    Toutânkhamon, le trésor redécouvert

    Toutânkhamon, le trésor redécouvert

    Toutânkhamon, le trésor redécouvert

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    Toutânkhamon, le trésor redécouvert
  • 2022
    Summer of revolution

    Summer of revolution

    Summer of revolution

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    Summer of revolution
  • 2022
    No Māori Allowed

    No Māori Allowed

    No Māori Allowed

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    When an academic unearths a forgotten history, residents of the small township of Pukekohe, including kaumātua who have never told their...

    No Māori Allowed
  • 2014
    Cao Bang, les soldats sacrifiés d'Indochine

    Cao Bang, les soldats sacrifiés d'Indochine

    Cao Bang, les soldats sacrifiés d'Indochine

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    Cao Bang, les soldats sacrifiés d'Indochine
  • 1970
    Greta Garbo: Leave Me Alone

    Greta Garbo: Leave Me Alone

    Greta Garbo: Leave Me Alone

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    An urgent, timely and compelling portrait of Hollywood icon Greta Garbo, whose fame, isolation and loneliness still captures us.

    Greta Garbo: Leave Me Alone
  • 2024
    A Month With the Girls

    A Month With the Girls

    A Month With the Girls

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    The French female pioneer of immersion journalism, Maryse Choisy, who infiltrated in 1928 the prostitution underworld of Paris. Posing as a...

    A Month With the Girls
  • 2023
    Les Derniers Secrets de l'humanité

    Les Derniers Secrets de l'humanité

    Les Derniers Secrets de l'humanité

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    Les Derniers Secrets de l'humanité
  • 1985
    Terrorists in Retirement

    Terrorists in Retirement

    Terrorists in Retirement

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    Not just another documentary on the French resistance movement, this film focuses on one particular group of underground fighters in France: those...

    Terrorists in Retirement
  • 1952
    Le Grand Méliès

    Le Grand Méliès

    Le Grand Méliès

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    A biographical film about cinematic illusionist Georges Méliès featuring Méliès’s widow, Jeanne d’Alcy, as...

    Le Grand Méliès
  • 2016
    The Olympic Dream: 1936 Nazi Games

    The Olympic Dream: 1936 Nazi Games

    The Olympic Dream: 1936 Nazi Games

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    Leni Riefenstahl's flamboyant Nazi aesthetics shaped the public image of the 1936 Olympics. Never before had sports and politics been mixed. Through...

    The Olympic Dream: 1936 Nazi Games
  • 2022
    The True Story of Pirates

    The True Story of Pirates

    The True Story of Pirates

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    Thanks to new excavations in Mauritius and Madagascar, as well as archival and museum research in France, Spain, England and Canada, a group of...

    The True Story of Pirates
  • 2023
    Down in Dallas Town

    Down in Dallas Town

    Down in Dallas Town

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    Through interviews with people on the street and songs recorded to memorialize JFK in the mid-1960s, the film explores the impact of the November 22,...

    Down in Dallas Town
  • 2019
    Une si belle époque ! La France d'avant 1914

    Une si belle époque ! La France d'avant 1914

    Une si belle époque ! La France d'avant 1914

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    Une si belle époque ! La France d'avant 1914