Showing 1 - 10 of 18 titles with a criteria of Subject is Late 20th Century (World History)
Fifty years ago the entire Creole population of the Chagos Islands was expelled by the British authorities. This secret operation took place in order to lease the largest island to the US Navy so that it could install a military base. Now Chagossian exiles embark on a struggle to return home.
Andana Films | 2019 | 82 minutes
BELFAST GIRLS is a quiet, powerful story of two young women growing up in a city where neighbors are cut off from each other by permanent concrete and corrugated iron screens. These so-called “peace walls” have also become mental walls, dividing one community from another. Living in different worlds within the same city, Mairéad Mc Ilkenny and Christine Savage share the legacy of 30 years of conflict in Northern Ireland. With insightful clarity, Swedish director Malin Andersson reveals how, in their daily struggles and triumphs, these two strong women have more in common with each other than they have differences.
Women Make Movies | 2006 | 58 minutes
Some months after the fall of the Berlin wall, Chris Marker shot this passionate documentary, reflecting the state of the place and its spirit with remarkable acuity.
Icarus Films | 1990 | 29 minutes
François Crémieux served as a French UN peacekeeper near the Bosnian town of Bihać. He never saw combat, but he was left deeply shaken by the experience.
Icarus Films | 1995 | 25 minutes
Critically analyzes some US foreign policy interventions since World War II.
Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 160 minutes
An epic 1967 collaboration between cinema greats Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch and Alain Resnais in protest of American military involvement in Vietnam, initiated and edited by Chris Marker.
Icarus Films | 1967 | 115 minutes
Presents a balanced portrait of Cuban life today and a compelling argument for why the US should lift the devastating 60-year embargo.
Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 87 minutes
Women's contribution to the battle to save the rainforest at Clayoquot Sound.
Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 86 minutes
Director Vitaly Mansky's portrait of the storied Soviet leader Mikail Gorbachev wherein he presents his final testimony.
Icarus Films | 2021 | 100 minutes
Tan Dun's "Symphony 1997" premieres as Hong Kong switches from British to Chinese rule.
Bullfrog Films | 1998 | 57 minutes