History

The Sinking of the RMS Titanic

The Sinking of the RMS Titanic

2017, History

More than a century after the sinking of the RMS Titanic, the disaster continues to reverberate around the world. The Sinking of the RMS Titanic provides a clear and comprehensive overview of one of history's most haunting tragedies. The film begins...

8.03
The Great Plague

The Great Plague

2001, History

Named after the cataclysmic event that claimed the lives of one out of every three Londoners in 1665, The Great Plague transports viewers to a time of great despair and devastation. This deeply disturbing documentary calls upon a wealth of letters,...

8.08
Little Sparta

Little Sparta

2017, History

Little Sparta is a beautifully produced documentary that praises the power of goodness in the face of overwhelming oppression and unspeakable evil. The film traces the history of conflict in the Arabian Peninsula, and the victories that were achieved...

7.32
The Syphilis Enigma

The Syphilis Enigma

2001, History

The origins of syphilis have long been steeped in mystery and myth. Calling upon recent archeological discoveries, painstaking study, and observations from experts across a wide array of academic disciplines, The Syphilis Enigma attempts to untangle...

7.71
Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty

Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty

2014, History

Whether you're a Game of Thrones fan or just an ancient history buff, you're sure to be enthralled by Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty, an epic four-part documentary steeped in carnage, deception and betrayal. The film recalls the events that built and...

8.32
Plutocracy III: Class War

Plutocracy III: Class War

2017, History

The early struggles of the working class are placed under a microscope in Plutocracy III: Class War, the latest chapter in an exceptionally well produced series which explores the origins of America's growing economic divide. Without a doubt, the...

8.67
Harem

Harem

2003, History

Harem is a fascinating attempt to separate fact from seedy legend. The viewer is placed inside Istanbul's Topkapi Palace during the 16th century reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, and given an authoritative glimpse into the lives of the concubines who...

7.28
The Lost Army of King Cambyses

The Lost Army of King Cambyses

2002, History

Six centuries before Christ, King Cambyses II, the emperor of the First Persian Empire, rallied his army of over 50,000 troops with the intent of overtaking the Egyptian temple of Amon. They never arrived, and are suspected of having fallen victim to...

6.65
Elizabeth

Elizabeth

1999, History

Historical storytelling on a grand scale, the four-part documentary series Elizabeth recounts the triumphs and tribulations of Queen Elizabeth I with great flair and insight. Elizabeth seized the throne in 1559 at the age of 25. Her ascension was...

6.38
Canada's Dark Secret

Canada's Dark Secret

2017, History

It's an ominous history that dates back well over a century ago. It's a legacy that shames present-day residents of Canada, and its wounds have lingered over several generations. The country's Indigenous populations, much of which were of Indian...

7.60