History

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

2017, History

Alexander the Great is the stuff of legend when it comes to ancient military history. Armed with youth, cunning and a brilliant tactical mind, his thirteen-year reign led to the formation of one of the largest empires the world has ever seen. The...

8.38
The Secret of Mona Lisa

The Secret of Mona Lisa

2012, History

It's one of the most popular portraits in the history of art. Yet the subject of that portrait remains elusive. The Secret of Mona Lisa explores the trail of evidence that has gathered since the da Vinci masterwork was first unveiled around 1503. That...

7.50
Jericho: The First City on Earth?

Jericho: The First City on Earth?

2019, History

Among the first cities of the world, Jericho remains the most significant. It was the first truly communal settlement, the first to be surrounded by walls and to feature towers and steps. These are just a few of the fascinating insights featured in...

7.50
1000 AD: A Tour of Europe

1000 AD: A Tour of Europe

2020, History

Awe-inspiring in its depth and ambition, 1000 AD: A Tour of Europe recounts the wealth of conflicts and defining moments that characterized the closing of the first millennium throughout the European continent. Amidst the uprisings and power...

6.67
The Lost City of the Monkey God

The Lost City of the Monkey God

2020, History

Long steeped in myth and folklore, La Mosquitia is located on the eastern section of Honduras. It's a region that's been whispered about for centuries. Almost entirely unpopulated by humans, its sprawling 32,000 square miles of mountains, rainforests...

6.00
World War Two: Capitulation

World War Two: Capitulation

2019, History

World War Two: Capitulation outlines the definitive steps which led to the end of the war. The film chiefly focuses on the battle to invade Berlin, which marked the final march of allied forces to defeat the Germans. As the Red Army made their...

9.21
Criminal Doctors: Auschwitz

Criminal Doctors: Auschwitz

2014, History

The letter from Viktor Brack was written in a dispassionate and matter-of-fact tone. In it, he described the processes by which Jewish prisoners could be sterilized and castrated. It was addressed to Heinrich Himmler, a top ranking Nazi official and...

7.95
The Civilian Conservation Corps

The Civilian Conservation Corps

2009, History

In 1933, as Franklin D. Roosevelt took his oath of office as the 32nd President of the United States, his people were hurting. From Texas to Detroit to every state in between, citizens were struggling through a 25% unemployment rate, a series of...

8.98
We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now

2019, History

A stunning feature-length reminder of the lessons we must take from one of history's most grotesque and haunting chapters, We Shall Not Die Now dissects the chronology of the Holocaust in vivid and heart wrenching detail. Historians and survivors...

5.65
Secrets of the Stone Age

Secrets of the Stone Age

2017, History

A beautifully produced two-part program from the DW Documentary series, Secrets of the Stone Age attempts to unveil the truths behind key moments in the history of humankind. The first segment - titled From Hunters to Farmers - travels back in time...

5.65