Historical Documentaries

Historical Documentaries

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Historical Documentaries
  • 1967: The Summer Of Love

    In 1967 an expressive, colourful musical force painted a backdrop of social change, fashion, love, turmoil and war. The world remembers the Summer of Love in 1967 as one of those moments when a unique and creative explosion of music and popular culture arrived in the UK and USA.

    Fans of ‘Factor...

  • 1968: A Year of War, Turmoil and Beyond

    A look at the significance of the year 1968 in American history, from Apollo 8 and Vietnam, to the race riots and the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F Kennedy.

    Fans of ‘Factory Girl‘ will like this.

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.

  • Hitler: Germany’s Fatal Attraction (Part 1)

    Insight into the formation of one of the most terrifying political parties of all time, the Nazis. How was the country of Germany seduced by them? Was a whole nation under the spell of the Nazi Party or did the hope of a better life quickly turn sour once the killing began? This documentary track...

  • Hitler: Germany’s Fatal Attraction (Part 2)

    Insight into the formation of one of the most terrifying political Parties of all time, the Nazis. How was the country of Germany seduced by them? Was a whole nation under the spell of the Nazi Party or did the hope of a better life quickly turn sour once the killing began? The rise and ultimate ...

  • Hitler: Germany’s Fatal Attraction (Part 3)

    Insight into the formation of one of the most terrifying political Parties of all time, the Nazis. How was the country of Germany seduced by them? Was a whole nation under the spell of the Nazi Party or did the hope of a better life quickly turn sour once the killing began? The rise and ultimate ...

  • Raiders of the Lost Art

    Throughout history, some of the world's most amazing works of art have simply disappeared. Through re-enactment we see how these treasures were looted, stolen or vanished into the archives. Some have been recovered but many more are still waiting to be found.

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.

  • The Vietnam War (Part 1)

    An insightful history of the Vietnam war, the time leading up to the invasion, its people, culture, and dynastic struggles. Part 1/3.

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.
    Warning: Archive footage some people may find distressing.

  • The Vietnam War (Part 2)

    An insightful history of the Vietnam war details of the invasions and domination with Operation Thunder, three years of B52 rain, napalm, and the use of chemical weapon Agent Orange. Part 2/3

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.
    Warning: Archive footage some viewers may find upsetting.

  • The Vietnam War (Part 3)

    The final part of the history of Vietnam War as Nixon pulls out US troops, Watergate hits the headlines and the US embassy evacuation. Part 3/3.

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.
    Warning: Archive footage some viewers may find upsetting.

  • The Stuarts: A Bloody Reign

    Kings James II succeeded his brother King Charles II in 1685. He was a Catholic monarch of a Protestant nation. The last of the Stuart Kings would reign for only three years and it would be his own daughter, Mary who would be his downfall.

    Fans of ’The Crown‘ will like this.

    Language: English....

  • Shakespeare: The Legacy

    To the world, Shakespeare left a lasting legacy and an awful lot of unanswered questions. Follow John Nettles as he recounts the life of William Shakespeare.

    Fans of ’Shakespeare‘ will like this.

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.

  • A Tale of Two Sisters: The Pankhursts

    Thousands of women gave their all to the Suffrage movement, but for Christabel and Sylvia their own sisterhood would be strained to the point of breaking.

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.

  • A Tale of Two Sisters: The Diary of Anne Frank

    Both Eva and Anne’s family had to go into hiding from the Nazi’s, both were betrayed at different times, caught and sent to concentration camps. Eva would survive her dreadful experience in Auschwitz. Anne tragically died shortly before the Belsen Camp was liberated in March 1945. A story of the ...

  • The Birth of the Camera Phone

    In 1997 Philippe Kahn created the first camera phone - this is the story behind it.

    Fans of ’Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine‘ will like this.

    Country: USA.
    Language: English.

  • RFK: America’s Lost President

    This documentary reveals how Kennedy transformed from Cold War warrior to advocate of peace, from son of privilege to champion of the down-trodden, from timid adolescent to potential President. And it will ask what might have been, had Kennedy lived…

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.

  • No One Is Safe From Son Of Sam

    Original archive tells the story of the hunt of notorious New York serial killer 'Son of Sam' in 1976.

    Fans of 'The Staircase', 'Making of a Murderer', and 'Evil Genius' will like this.

    Country: USA.
    Language: English.
    Warning: Content may be upsetting for some viewers.

  • Hula Girl

    Was 94-year-old Joan Anderson responsible for one of the biggest trends of the 20th century?

    Fans of ’The Hooping Life‘ will like this.

    Country: USA.
    Language: English.

  • My Theatre

    An old cinema in Japan closed 55 years ago yet remains busy thanks to one man’s passion for film. Japanese documentary.

    Country: Japan.
    Language: Japanese. Subtitles available.

  • The Silly Bastard Next to the Bed

    In 1963, President Kennedy recorded one of the most foul-mouthed telephone calls ever made from the White House. This is the story of that phone call and the silly bastard who started it all.

    Fans of ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ will like this.

    Country: USA.
    Language: English.

  • War Authority

    The 2001 authorization for the Use of Military Force gives the President almost unlimited authority to bomb, detain, and monitor just about anyone, anywhere. It has yet to be amended or repealed.

    Fans of ‘VICE‘ will like this.

    Country: USA.
    Language: English.

  • Then & Now: Cannes Film Festival

    Behind the scenes at one of the world’s oldest most infamous and spectacular film festivals. From its post-war origins to the modern day media frenzy the festival has become.

    Fans of ‘The Red Carpet’ will like this.

    Language: English.
    Country: UK.

  • Election Night

    A crowd gathers until the early morning in a London pub to watch the US presidential election. As dawn breaks, emotions escalate and the evening takes an unexpected turn.

    Fans of ‘Fahrenheit 11/9‘ will like this.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.
    Warning: Strong language, violence.