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Elizabeth: Our Queen

  Elizabeth: Our Queen is a new 2018 eight-part documentary series about Queen Elizabeth II, narrated by James D'Arcy.   The film was made to celebrate the 6...

Barely Dead: The Saga of Modern Rollerblading

SportSocietyHistory Presenter Doug Urquhart 2008 01:04:32
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  Barely Dead: The Saga of Modern Rollerblading explores the history of blading from it's Victorian roots right to the present day.   Cinematographer Doug Ur...

Mankind: The Story of All of Us

History Presenter Josh Brolin 2012 12:00:00 Unrated

  Mankind: The Story of All of Us takes through the history of mankind in a highly dramatised way, from a difficult beginning on the African Savannah to the present day whe...

The War of the World

History Presenter Niall Ferguson 2006 00:43:00 Unrated

  The War of the World is a documentary pushing the idea that world war 1, 2 and the Cold War were not separate wars but one continuous century-long war.   This...

The Dark Ages: An Age of Light

ArtArchaeologyHistory Presenter Waldemar Januszczak 2012 00:59:00 Unrated

A four-part documentary series looking into the art of the Dark Ages created and presented by Brtish art critic Waldemar Januszczak.   The Dark Ages: An Age of Light E...

Walking with Cavemen

History Presenter Robert Winston 2003 03:00:00 Unrated

Walking with Cavemen is a four-part 2006 BBC history documentary series created by Nick Green about the history of Human evolution.   Unlike the other "walking with...

Triumph Des Willens (Triumph of the Will)

PoliticalHistory Presenter Leni Riefenstahl 1935 01:44:00 Unrated

Triumph Des Willens (Triumph of the Will) is the infamous 1935 propaganda film approved by Hilter to show the might of the Nazi party.   The film was shot by German actr...

Nanook of the North

SocietyHistory Presenter Robert J. Flaherty 1922 01:17:00 Unrated

  Nanook of the North is a revolutionary 1922 silent documentary film directed by Robert J. Flaherty.   The documentary follows the life of an Inuit called Nanoo...

9/11: The Falling Man

History9/11 Presenter Steven Mackintosh 2006 01:11:00 Unrated

  The Falling Man, a 2006 9/11 documentary film about the famous image of a man falling from The World Trade Center North Tower on September 11th, 2001 narrated by Steven M...

Space Race

SpaceHistory Presenter Richard Dillane 2005 00:50:04 Unrated

  A 2005 BBC documentary drama series chronicling in the famous Space Race between the Soviet Union and the United States during The Cold War, presented by British act...

Conquistadors

History Presenter Michael Wood 2000 04:00:00 Unrated

  Conquistadors is a four-part BBC documentary series about the fall of the Aztec Empire by Portuguese and Spanish colonialists. Historian Michael...

Clash of the Gods

History Presenter Stan Bernard 2009 00:44:51 Unrated

  Clash of the Gods is a ten-part documentary series about the ancient Greek and Norse gods which dominated mythology for generations. They are tales of gods heroes an...

Conquest of Hawaii

History Presenter Kelly Hu 2003 01:29:51 Unrated

In the 2003 Conquest of Hawaii documentary narrated by Kelly Hu, we look back on the historic Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii.   On Jan. 17, 1893, Hawa...

Cracking the Maya Code

HistoryArchaeology Presenter David Lebrun 2008 00:56:00 Unrated

  In the Cracking the Maya code documentary NOVA investigates breakthrough discoveries in ancient Mayan artefacts.   For decades people have tried to get a bette...

Engineering an Empire

HistoryEngineering Presenter Peter Weller 2006 01:33:41
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  Engineering an Empire is a series of 14 documentaries that go over the world's history and it's many accomplishments in the realms of engineering.   ...

The Joy of the Guitar Riff

MusicHistory Presenter Sam Bridger 2014 00:59:00 Unrated

  The Joy of the Guitar Riff by director Sam Bridger examines extensively the history of the guitar riff.   Beginning with the rise of the electric guitar and su...

JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick

ConspiracyHistory Presenter Francis Richard Conolly 2014 02:08:53 Unrated

  JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick tells a story of western history like you have never heard before.   Writer Francis Richard Conolly created a...

Song Of Ceylon

HistoryArt Presenter Basil Wright 1934 00:37:00
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A historical documentary about the culture and religious life of the Sinhalese filmed on location in Ceylon, Sri Lanka. it is one of the earlier films depicting a changin...

The French Revolution

History Presenter Doug Shultz 2005 01:29:00 Unrated

  In The French Revolution documentary, Doug Shultz explores this social and political rebellion which began on July 14th, 1789.    On this date, the p...

Mao's Bloody Revolution

WarHistory Presenter Philip Short 2010 01:26:40 Unrated

  A film created by British journalist and author Philip Short about the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution conducted by Chinese leader Mao Zedong.  ...

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