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End of Empire
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directed by Guo Fangfang; produced by Mashizan Masjum, fl. 2004, Four Square Productions and Crest Communications Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002, originally published 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
This film tells the harrowing story of the Japanese occupation of Singapore from 1941-45. Archival film as well as fascinating interviews with two historians, Professors A. Jayathurai and Brian Farrell, relate the tragedy of this important theater of war. But it is the story of Alexander Colburn a young Scotsman w...
directed by Guo Fangfang; produced by Mashizan Masjum, fl. 2004, Four Square Productions and Crest Communications Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002, originally published 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
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Korea: The Unfinished War
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directed by Brian McKenna; produced by Arnie Gelbart, Christine Le Goff and Stephen Phizicky (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 53 mins
This film documents a war where neither side was victorious nor defeated; a struggle that came very close to thermonuclear war, and that still resonates in the geopolitical machinations between East and West. From 1950 to 1953 more than a million men fought under the United Nations flag, with most of the manpower...
directed by Brian McKenna; produced by Arnie Gelbart, Christine Le Goff and Stephen Phizicky (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 53 mins
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Private Film Library: With A Camera At The Eastern Front
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directed by Karl Höffkes, 1954- (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2008, originally published 2008), 54 mins
Karl Höffkes at Polarfilm in Germany is a historian who has collected private film footage since the 1950’s. Now one of the biggest film libraries in the world this series documents German history from a personal view. Hundreds of hours of digitalized footage never broadcast internationally – in colors! 'Emb...
directed by Karl Höffkes, 1954- (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2008, originally published 2008), 54 mins
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The Siege of Leningrad
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directed by Michael Kloft, 1961- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 50 mins
In 1941, Hitler ordered the German Army to invade Russia. The Nazis raced across Russia's heartland until they reached Leningrad -- the cradle of the Bolshevik Revolution. But the city did not fall quickly to Hitler's troops. Instead it resisted. The siege of Leningrad began on September 8, 1941 and ended on Janua...
directed by Michael Kloft, 1961- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 50 mins
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Tirpitz - The Final Battle
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directed by Roald E. Hansen (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2007, originally published 2006), 1 hour
A British bomber managed to sink the German battleship Tirpitz near Tromsø, Norway, November 12, 1944. Almost a thousands German soldiers died. Major Ehrler, one of Germany's best fighter pilots, was blamed for the sinking of the ship. He was court-martialed, but ended his life in an heroic air battle over Berlin.
directed by Roald E. Hansen (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2007, originally published 2006), 1 hour
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A World Beneath the War: The Secret Tunnels of Vietnam
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directed by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013; produced by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 56 mins
In 1965, the villagers of one district of Central Vietnam found themselves on the front lines of an increasingly brutal war. For these villagers, the war became a struggle for survival. They would choose a remarkable course of action. Rather than flee their ancestral village, they dug a series of tunnels and moved...
directed by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013; produced by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 56 mins
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