Catalogue : Political

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Betrayal!

Betrayal!  

Betrayal! is an eight part documentary series examining treachery at its best. 

 

Non-Fiction / 8 x one hour


Bones of Contention

Bones of Contention  

On July 17, 1918, Nicholas II, the last Czar of Russia, and his family, were brutally murdered and their remains hidden by Bolshevik revolutionaries. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Cold War Submarine Adventures

Cold War Submarine Adventures  

The true stories of two of the most extraordinary submarine missions of the Cold War are played out in this two episode documentary. 

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour


Elián

Elián  

Executive produced by Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, this is the remarkable story of Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US–Cuban relations.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 110-minutes / Northern Ireland & USA


ID2 Shadwell Army

ID2 Shadwell Army  

DC Mohammed ‘Mo’ Anwari, a young and ambitious British Muslim undercover police officer, is sent to infiltrate the violent East London Shadwell Town gang.

 

Fiction / 1 x 92-minutes / UK


Kidnapped: Frank Sinatra Jr.

Kidnapped: Frank Sinatra Jr.  

Real-estate developer Barry Keenan recounts the gripping saga of how he masterminded the 1963 kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. to escape a life of debt and drugs. The $240,000 caper involves some of Hollywood's biggest names. Keenan is eager to tell his story on film, but this story is one with a contemporary twist: US law now prevents perpetrators from benefiting financially from the telling of their stories. Keenan is appealing the Federal statute, the so-called 'Son of Sam' law on the grounds that it infringes on his constitutional right to free speech. If successful, he'd give his story revenues to charity.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Negotiator, The

The Negotiator  

This candid documentary opens the door on the riskiest labor negotiations in the history of the Canadian Auto Workers Union. Veteran negotiator Buzz Hargrove's toughest battle is not across the bargaining table but from within his own ranks. A passionate and startling look at democracy, ethics and leadership in the global economy.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Newman

Newman  

In his enthralling debut, filmmaker Jon Fox deftly seeks to understand the enigmatic inventor — through intimate discussions with Newman’s colleagues and, surprisingly, with the man himself.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 80-minutes / USA


Night We Called It A Day, The

The Night We Called It A Day  

A wonderfully crafted comedy drama based on the true story of Frank Sinatra’s uproarious visit to Sydney in 1974.

 

Fiction / 1 x 91-minutes / Australia


No Place to Hide

No Place to Hide  

In two episodes, Invasion of Privacy and Little Brother, this compelling, documentary shot in Canada, the US, Britain and Germany, privacy commissioners, hackers, former secret agents and privacy freedom fighters all provide inside stories on how, without our knowledge, a giant web of information is being spun about each and every one of us. It's not paranoia. We are being watched.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour


Prague Duet

Prague Duet  

An American child psychologist has a chance encounter with a Czech former dissident writer which sets off both a whirlwind romance and uncovers past secrets that spark an international scandal.

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes


Primaries

Primaries  

Acclaimed filmmaker and director AJ Schnack (Caucus, Midterms) uncovers the turning points of an unprecedented US Presidential primary race, pulling back the curtain to reveal the intricate steps to the main stage, in this six-part series from First Look Media.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x half hours / USA


Rabbit on the Moon

Rabbit on the Moon  

Julie Mile is living in Mexico City with her husband and their 4-month-old daughter, when their calm life is suddenly torn apart in a roller coaster 48 hours.

 

Fiction / 1 x 112-minutes / UK/Mexico


Trial of Freedom, The

The Trial of Freedom  

The fall of the Iron Curtain and the Berlin Wall some 10 years ago symbolized a new world without frontiers and trade barriers. From Europe to Africa and South America, renowned journalist Michael Ignatieff examines the successful integration of new democracies into a global economic boom linked by technology, and the frightening story of genocide and ethnic hatred which threatens to destroy others.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Turning Points of History V: From Dispair to Defiance - the

Turning Points of History V: From Dispair to Defiance - the  

Turning Points of Historyis an award winning series that looks at key moments in recent history that dramatically changed the world. The series breathes life into landmark moments, both infamous and inspiring. In 1943, the Nazis begin the final liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. But seven hundred and fifty lightly armed resistance fighters rebel. 28 days later, by the time the German army had ruthlessly subdued it. But the Uprising inspired resistance throughout Europe.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Turning Points of History V: Uncommon Valour - the Battle fo

Turning Points of History V: Uncommon Valour - the Battle fo  

Turning Points of History is an award winning series that looks at key moments in recent history that dramatically changed the world. The series breathes life into landmark moments, both infamous and inspiring. In early 1945, nearly 100,000 U.S. Marines and Japanese troops fought what was the most vicious, drawn-out struggle of the war in the Pacific. The battle also produced the most famous photograph of the Second World War: the historic flag raising atop Mount Suribachi.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Turning Points of History VII: Junking the Shuttle - Death o

Turning Points of History VII: Junking the Shuttle - Death o  

Turning Points of History is an award winning series that looks at key moments in recent history that dramatically changed the world. The series breathes life into landmark moments, both infamous and inspiring. It is the most magnificent flying machine ever built. It was a masterpiece for the aeronautical engineers. It was put together with two and a half million parts. Above the atmosphere it looked like a futuristic spaceship. But the shuttle had one serious flaw. Although it could orbit and orbit it never really went anywhere. Compared to the Apollo program that landed the astronauts on a different celestial body, the moon; the shuttle was never designed to go more than two hundred miles above the earth.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


War Between Us, The

The War Between Us  

The year is 1941, Peg Parnham is a wife and mother who has seen little of life beyond her home in an isolated small town in British Columbia's interior. Aya Kawashima, born in Vancouver to Japanese parents, has enjoyed a life of comfort and good education. When Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, long standing fears and prejudices surface on Canada's West Coast and the Canadian Government orders all Japanese, regardless of their citizenship, to leave their homes and most of their belongings and move to remote towns. Suddenly Peg and Aya are neighbors. The War Between Us is the story of how these two young women, who meet under extraordinary circumstances, overcome fear and distrust to form a lifelong friendship.

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes


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