Rail of the Star - A True Story of Children and War

Rail of the Star - A True Story of Children and War 1993

A young Japanese actress remembers her war childhood in Korea. Her father goes to fight, her baby sister Miko dies of typhoid, her beloved Korean maid Ohana is fired due to a mistake which could cost Chiko her life... By and by Chiko realizes that the country is being ruled by the Japanese and the Koreans are persecuted. When the war ends, the Koreans chase the Japanese rule and the roles change. Now Chiko's family is unwanted. But then the Russians come and this is the end. They have to burn all the pictures to avoid all suspicions... even Miko's picture. But when the Russians come to their house, they decide to flee over the 38th Parallel towards freedom. A group of men, women, children struggles along the mountains, led by the light of the Northern Star. Along the way they meet a Korean man, who is willing to help them to escape the Russian soldiers although his family was killed by the Japanese.

Poor Butterfly

Poor Butterfly 1986

A turbulent era in Argentine politics is highlighted in this well-wrought drama, set in Buenos Aires at the end of 1945, about Clara (Graciela Borges), a young, half-Jewish woman awakening to the reasons behind the political conflicts of her time and place. Clara's father was a Communist who fought the Nazis in Argentina and possessed a list of the top Nazi exiles and their contacts. Through a former lover, Clara -- a successful broadcast journalist -- begins to see her Jewish roots (and the leftists) in a whole new light. Meanwhile, the political storms sweeping through Argentina are setting the stage for the Peronist government to come.

1921

1921 1988

The Malabar rebellion, more popularly known as the Mappila Lahala, has a dramatic impact on the lives of everyone involved.

Moy Boevoy Rashchyot

Moy Boevoy Rashchyot 1987

1945 год, война позади. Восемнадцатилетний сержант Сергей Кружкой после тяжелого ранения возвращается домой. Узнав, что в городе орудует банда преступников, герой решает помочь органам правопорядка и в одиночку начинает расследование. После первого столкновения с бандитами Сергей попадает в госпиталь. К нему приезжают фронтовые друзья и они вместе разрабатывают план действий…

Battle Cry

Battle Cry 1975

During the military phase of the Meiji Restoration of 1868, Sentaro joins a local militia loyal to the Tokugawa Shogunate in order to fight Imperial troops. But Sentaro's friendship with a pickpocket, who switches sides whenever it suits his needs, leads to complications that could cost Sentaro his life as they infiltrate enemy lines.

The Man Who Lived at the Ritz

The Man Who Lived at the Ritz 1989

In this drama, an American art student is trapped amidst the political turmoil of war-torn Europe while visiting Paris and staying at the fabulous Ritz hotel. Rather than cope constructively with it all, the fellow opts to ignore it and continue living the high-life for as long as possible.

On The Border

On The Border 1993

Dito Tsintsadze's first feature that won the “Silver Leopard” at the Locarno Festival.

Selvajara

Selvajara

A chronicle of a bloody war that pitted the inhabitants of the hamlet of Canudos, led by their prophet, against the army of the young Brazilian Republic in 1897.

Document: Fang of the Sun Dougram

Document: Fang of the Sun Dougram 1983

In Space Century (SC) 152, the planet Deloyer, Earth's only colony, is home to a growing independence movement. The Fang of the Sun are a small team of guerillas fighting against Earth's occupation. To counter Earth's Combat Armors, they have a lone Combat Armor of their own: Dougram, a CA specially built for Deloyer's environment — and piloted by Crinn Cashim, the rebellious son of the leader of the Earth government on Deloyer. This compilation film version presents the events of the 75 episode anime series as a documentary, primarily focusing on the story's politics rather than the main characters. Originally screened with the short "Choro Q Dougram" and the Combat Mecha Xabungle compilation film Xabungle Graffiti.

Samson

Samson

During World War 2, Jewish men were forced to box for Nazi Entertainment. The winner got extra food, the loser went to the gas chambers. Based on true events, a Jewish American Olympian and his family struggle for survival in the midst of the Holocaust.

To the Ends of the Earth

To the Ends of the Earth 2018

Indochina, 1945. Robert, a young French soldier, witnesses the Japanese executing his family. Hungry for revenge, he enlists in the fight alongside the French soldiers, but his encounter with an Indochinese prostitute will turn his beliefs and his hatred on their head.

The Bride and the Curfew

The Bride and the Curfew 1978

Shpresa goes to the house of fascist collaborators to commit an assassination. After that, dressed as a bride, she becomes an illegal.

Arrive Before Daybreak

Arrive Before Daybreak 1978

The story of political prisoners, detained in a jail before the start of the WWII, and their torture and attempts to escape, and join a partisan unit.

Devil's Island

Devil's Island 1979

After Italian capitulation in WW2, German forces are rushing to take control of the Dalmatian coast, forcing thousands of people to take refuge. One partisan boat, filled with refugees, tries to reach a safe area, but because of a storm it must stop near a small island. While the crew tries to repair it, a German gunboat comes from nearby.

Warrior, Who Are You

Warrior, Who Are You 1971

The story of My Lan, a beautiful reporter who goes to the front line to find a soldier with whom she fell in love through correspondences. The film won Best War Film at the Taipei International Asian Film Festival in 1973.

Red Blow

Red Blow 1974

At the beginning of the war the Germans come to the mine Trepca in Kosovo and occupy it. Communist Party and the workers do not agree with that and under constant repression, beginning small diversions, which will be transferred in the conquest and liberation of the entire mine.

Battle of Okinawa in Color

Battle of Okinawa in Color 2017

By mid-1945, Hitler is dead and the war has ended in Europe. Halfway around the world, however, the fighting is still going strong on a small island in the Pacific. Okinawa was the site of the last battle of the last great war of the 20th century, with a casualty rate in the tens of thousands. Through it all, military cameramen risked their lives to film the conflict, from brutal land combat to fierce kamikaze attacks at sea. See the footage they captured and experience this intense battle the way the soldiers saw it -- in color.