War

5.4 The Battle of El Alamein

June 1942. As Rommel swept toward the Nile, the fall of Egypt and the capture of the Suez Canal seemed inevitable. Italian and German advance units raced toward Alexandria. Mussolini had given explicit orders: The Italians must arrive first!

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8.0 Au Revoir les Enfants

Au revoir les enfants tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss concerning two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youths enjoy true camaraderie—until a secret is revealed. Based on events from…

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6.6 Zulu Dawn

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.

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8.0 Kagemusha

Akira Kurosawa’s lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When Shingen dies, his generals reluctantly agree to have the impostor…

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7.6 An Avonlea Christmas Movie

An Avonlea Christmas pays tribute to the indomitable and sometimes intolerable matriarch of the King family, Hetty King. When she suddenly collapses during the holidays, Hetty is hospitalized. Feeling homesick and alone, she begins to re-evaluate her relationships and her…

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Attack at Dawn

After the Japanese occupation, the Indonesian people began fighting for independence, culminating with the 1 March 1949 general attack on the Dutch-held capital at Yogyakarta, led by Suharto. Amidst this backdrop two families face their own, personal issues.

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6.6 The Night Watch

Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters’ bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual morality and…

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Force 10 from Navarone

Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know…

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5.7 Escape to Athena

During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don’t want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top…

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7.1 Ike: Countdown to D-Day

The story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of the beachhead in Normandy.

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