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The Crusades: An Arab Perspective

The Crusades: An Arab Perspective

2016, History

An ambitious four-part documentary produced by Al Jazeera, The Crusades: An Arab Perspective features handsome production values, convincing historical reenactments and a wealth of revealing information on this much dissected period of world history....

5.43
Gallipoli

Gallipoli

2005, History

A beautifully produced feature-length documentary that is both epic and intimate, Gallipoli dramatizes the motivations, tactics and sacrifices which defined one of the most consequential battles of World War I. In 1915, along the Gallipoli peninsula...

8.05
The Hittites

The Hittites

2003, History

Narrated with the characteristically soothing lilt of Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons, The Hittites is a sprawling and ambitious portrait of a hugely influential empire unknown by many. Exhaustive in scope and excitingly cinematic in its execution,...

8.52
The Caliph

The Caliph

2016, History

Al Jazeera's ambitious new three-part documentary series The Caliph pieces together a rich history that officially endured over the course of thirteen centuries. At times, this history has been perverted for savage purposes, as seen in recent years...

7.21
The Romanovs

The Romanovs

2013, History

An elegantly produced documentary divided into eight parts and running nearly seven hours in length, The Romanovs beautifully encapsulates the epic story of the Russian Dynasty over the course of over three hundred years. The first episode opens in...

8.46
Holy War

Holy War

2011, History

Holy War is a searing and clear-eyed five-part series on the ideologies and tactics which drive the global Jihad movement. This primer proves particularly insightful and crucial today as the world faces the continued threat of terror acts inspired and...

6.76
Lost on the Atlantic

Lost on the Atlantic

2008, History

Most of us are fed the same historical narrative that Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. One theory, however, poses a great challenge to this universally accepted recounting of history. Upon examination, American-bred tobacco seeds were...

8.38
Persian Legacy of the Flames

Persian Legacy of the Flames

2013, History

Dominating a territory spanning from northern Africa to central Asia, Persia once reigned as the world's first universal empire. Its archaeological treasures are rich and continue to expose secrets of a history obscured since the overtaking of Persia...

7.51
Ice Age Hunters

Ice Age Hunters

2013, History

A testament to the enduring legacy of archaeological researchers throughout the generations, Ice age Hunters identifies profound connections between the monumental discoveries of yesteryear and the research efforts which continue to this day. The film...

7.94
The Story of the Lost Nuke

The Story of the Lost Nuke

2014, History

It's one of the worst case scenarios in the nuclear age, and it occurred on February 13, 1950. Flying over restricted airspace across the Canadian border, a United States Air Force bomber experienced massive engine failure, and the crew were forced to...

7.09