National Geographic: Inside Special Forces 2004

Go inside the world's most elite, top secret strike force. Their mission is unique, targeted, dangerous...and only National Geographic will go deep into the secret world of US Special Operations. Follow Special Forces into battle and on secret missions in Afghanistan and Iraq as they face situations where honed skill, finely tuned instincts and split-second decision making are the difference between success and failure...between life and death. Originally aired on 2003-11-05.

The Congress 1989

For 200 years, the United States Congress has been one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. In this elegant, thoughtful and often touching portrait, Ken Burns explores the history and promise of this unique American institution. Using historical photographs and newsreels, evocative live footage and interviews with David Broder, Alistair Cooke, Cokie Roberts, Charles McDowell and others, the award-winning film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress and, in turn, our country.

Horror in the East: Japan and the Atrocities of World War II 2000

Two-part documentary on Japan at war, examining the Japanese treatment of Allied prisoners of war. Turning Against the West Using Japanese archive footage and interviews with both prisoners and their guards, this film investigates why, having treated their POW's comparatively well during World War I, their attitudes had altered so dramatically by World War II Death Before Surrender Conclusion of a two-part documentary on Japan at war, examining why, when the Second World War turned against Japan, so many Japanese soldiers chose death rather than surrender. Archive footage and interviews with veterans form a comprehensive portrait of a nation in crisis, revealing how Japan's inability to surrender would have terrible consequences for all the countries touched by the war in the East

Die Hebamme - Auf Leben und Tod 2010

Die Heldin in „Die Hebamme – Auf Leben und Tod“ ist eine Reisende zwischen den Welten und den Zeiten. Zwischen den Autoritäten anno 1813, der Kirche und der Wissenschaft, bleibt Rosa Koelbl eine Fremde. Die Zeit ist noch nicht reif für die Werte, die diese Frau verkörpert. (Quelle: http://www.tittelbach.tv/programm/fernsehfilm/artikel-1422.html)

Jock of the Bushveld 1986

In 1886 the 20 years old Percy Fitzpatrick from Kapstad sets out for the Delagoa bay in Transvaal to dig for gold. On his way he prevents that the weakly puppy Jock is drowned and adopts him. But when they finally reach the destination of his journey, there's no gold there anymore. So Percy starts out as a foreman, and henceforth he and Jock live through many exciting adventures involving wild animals and slave drivers.

Journey Through the Valley of the Kings 2002

Journey Through the Valley of the Kings is an excellent documentary highlighting the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of Egypt's Pharaohs, and transports the viewer to another time allowing one to lay eyes on architectural marvels that have been hidden from view for thousands of years. Shot on location, Kent Weeks does a great job of presenting the actual setting for these magnificent monuments and structures.

The Soldier and the Lady 1937

Based on a story by Jules Verne and featuring battle footage from a French film version of the tale, this epic action-adventure follows a courageous courier of the Czar Alexander II as he struggles to deliver vital information to Russian troops fighting a losing battle against the invading Tartar hoards in Siberia.

Babička aneb Jak to bylo doopravdy 2010

Božena Němcová společně s vydavatelem píší román „Babička“. Důvod je více než zřejmý – Němcová se nachází ve finanční tísni a vydavatel cítí příležitost, jak na národním obrození vydělat. Ve filmu se Němcová vrací do svého dětství (druhá linie) a odhaluje divákovi skutečnou pravdu. Na Staré Bělidlo přijíždí po 20. letech babička. Není to ale Marie Novotná, nýbrž její soused Mareš. Díky své povaze si postupně získává přízeň rodiny Proškovic i samotné kněžny Zaháňské. Vydavateli se však tento příběh podaný B.Němcovou nelíbí a provádí nekompromisní korekci celého díla. Nakonec přepíše celou knihu sám. Proto se originální rukopis do dnešních dnů nedochoval. Situace ještě graduje příjezdem opravdové babičky a dochází k nečekanému odhalení. Celá rodina řeší velké dilema...

Zoloto Koldzhata 2007

На границе великой империи казачий заслон охраняет горный перевал, через который в Сибирь проникают бандитские отряды Зарифа. Уничтожить банду, приносящую неисчислимые бедствия окрестным селам, дело чести для командира заслона – есаула Токарева. Лошади, карабины, горячие револьверные стволы, погони и эхо отчаянных перестрелок в горных ущельях. Любовь и смерть, золото и предательство. На кону невиданные сокровища и сердце девушки.

The League of Grateful Sons 2005

Meet tough-as-nails Marine "Colonel" Bill Henderson, and P-51 Mustang flyboy Bill Brown. Now in their eighties, these ancient warriors return to the black sands of Iwo Jima to disciple a new generation in the art of Christian manhood. Joining these men are sons whose fathers never returned — the Isacks brothers and "Johnny Boy" Butler — all heirs to a treasure trove of fatherly wisdom penned from the battlefield.

R.A.F. 1935

Here from 1935 is Gaumont British's documentary about the Royal Air Force, simply titled "RAF", and directed by John Betts.This film looks at the training of new recruits, and includes views of many aircraft of the period. Anyone who thinks that formation flying started with the Red Arrows had better think again - here we see bi-planes flying in perfect synchronization over 70 years ago.

Handcart 2002

This is a fictional love story with the 1856 Handcart Pioneers as the backdrop. Sam Hunter, falls for a Mormon Pioneer woman, Abigail, as she is moving west. As the pioneers stop in his town of Iowa City, he pretends to desire joining the Mormon Church to show his love for Abigail. As hardships prevail, his faith is tested on their way to Zion.

Trail of Hope 1997

Hal Holbrook narrates this breathtaking documentary. Produced for national release on PBS Television, Trail of Hope captures the 22-year history of the Mormon Trail, a singular saga in American history. This conduit to the West was used by more than 70,000 emigrants - most of them migrating for religious reasons on their journey to the Great Basin. The great majority of these pioneers made the trek on foot across windblown plains, sunbaked deserts and frozen mountain valleys; each step a triumph in the face of tragedy, and a testament to unwavering faith.

Raspyatye 2007

Пришествие Иисуса Христа на землю, неизвестный Толстой, проклятый Распутин, любовь короля Ричарда и страшные тайны Святой инквизиции. Всё это в историческом фильме, в котором тесно переплелись целые эпохи, благодаря чему зритель оказывается в невообразимом водовороте приключений, вечной борьбы за души людей и всепобеждающей магии любви. «Распятые» - художественный фильм, основанный на запрещенных в разное время записках Льва Толстого. Религиозные убеждения и инквизиторские гонения, страх в глазах людей и их вера в справедливость, любовь и ненависть, природа и человек. Все эти темы нашли свое отражение в картине-фантасмогории.

Birth of Civilization 2007

With the help of state of the art special effects, this National Geographic documentary attempts to recreate what civilization looked like during the first 8,000 years that human beings lived on Earth.

Scent Of An Angel 2011

“MALAKI - Scent of an Angel” revolves around the families of abducted persons during and in the aftermath of the Lebanese civil war. It sheds the light on the trauma of six different families constantly teetering on the brink of incertitude. Put this way, each family does not know the fate of their abducted family member; whether he is alive or dead. The very premise of the film is humane for it depicts the broken emotional ties within the family away from any political implication. The film combines real interviews within a surreal set on the one hand, and surreal fiction on the other hand. The interviews reveal the family’s reaction towards the abduction of a member. The fiction part is an incarnation of their fantasies; that is, an awaited day of reunion, a recurring dream and a fantasy. The film plays on the notion of blurred reality and fantasies since the families’ reality is unbearable; ultimately, they escape to their dream.

Put the Needle on the Record 2004

'PUT THE NEEDLE ON THE RECORD' is an award-winning documentary which explores the evolution of electronic music and the rise of the DJ in pop culture. Filmed in Miami during the hot and sexy Winter Music Conference, a yearly week-long event attended by over 20,000 electronic music professionals and fans, the film takes an inside look at a growing global phenomenon in the world of music. Interviews with top artists, footage from events around the globe and a brilliant soundtrack are combined to create a highly energetic piece of filmmaking. First-time director Jason Rem brings an unexplored genre of music to the masses for a glimpse at a movement that is driven by passion, creativity and business. The film has been called "A rock solid documentary," and "An event to savor in wonderment," and is not to be missed.