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The Act Of Killing (2012)
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directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, 1974-; produced by Singe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real; performed by Anwar Congo, 1940-2019, Herman Koto and Yapto Soerjosoemarno, 1949- (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2012), 2 hours 40 mins
Contains grapic depictions and discussions of death squad tactics. This item also contains graphic content.
In a country where killers are celebrated as heroes, the filmmakers challenge unrepentant death squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends to dramatise their role in genocide. But their idea of being in a movie is not to provide testimony for a documentary: they want to be stars in their favourite film genres - gang...
directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, 1974-; produced by Singe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real; performed by Anwar Congo, 1940-2019, Herman Koto and Yapto Soerjosoemarno, 1949- (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2012), 2 hours 40 mins
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All the King's Men (1999)
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written by Nigel McCrery, 1953-; directed by Julian Jarrold, 1960-; produced by Gareth Neame, 1967- and Nigel McCrery, 1953-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WGBH Boston; performed by David Jason, 1940-, Dame Maggie Smith, 1934-, David Troughton, 1950- and Patrick Malahide, 1945- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 1 hour 57 mins
David Jason and Maggie Smith lead an all-star cast in Alma Cullen's First World War drama about the mysterious disappearance of the Sandringham Company at Gallipoli in 1915. The loss of the King George V battalion brought the true horror of the First World War to the heart of the establishment, and to the British...
written by Nigel McCrery, 1953-; directed by Julian Jarrold, 1960-; produced by Gareth Neame, 1967- and Nigel McCrery, 1953-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WGBH Boston; performed by David Jason, 1940-, Dame Maggie Smith, 1934-, David Troughton, 1950- and Patrick Malahide, 1945- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 1 hour 57 mins
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Almost Adult
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directed by Yousaf Ali Khan, fl. 2001; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Michael Reuter, fl. 2005, Parallax East and EuroArts; performed by Victoire Milandu, fl. 2006 and Ann Warungu, fl. 2003-2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2006), 1 hour 15 mins,
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Mamie and Shiku are two young African girls. Almost adults. One is 17 years old, the other is 13. These two minor refugees who arrived in England to get a better life become friends. But soon, administrative and police issues separate them. Mamie becomes a clandestine while Shiku's foster family makes her a maid....

directed by Yousaf Ali Khan, fl. 2001; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Michael Reuter, fl. 2005, Parallax East and EuroArts; performed by Victoire Milandu, fl. 2006 and Ann Warungu, fl. 2003-2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2006), 1 hour 15 mins,
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Art & Culture, Democracy: And the Discovery of Individual Worth
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 51 mins
The short-lived democratic system of Ancient Greece gave way to three major dramatists: Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. This film examines the dramatist culture of Ancient Greece, the role its government played, and the freedom of speech delivered onstage; a brief overview of Greece's early political history...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 51 mins
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Castles in the Sky
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directed by Gillies MacKinnon; designed by Gill Horn; produced by Simon Wheeler, Hero Productions; performed by Eddie Izzard, 1962-, Laura Fraser, Alex Jennings, 1957-, Julian Rhind-Tutt, 1968-, David Hayman, 1948-, Timothy McInnerny and Karl Davies (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
Eddie Izzard stars in this funny, moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little known team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War. On 26 February 1935, Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated for the first time that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off the...
directed by Gillies MacKinnon; designed by Gill Horn; produced by Simon Wheeler, Hero Productions; performed by Eddie Izzard, 1962-, Laura Fraser, Alex Jennings, 1957-, Julian Rhind-Tutt, 1968-, David Hayman, 1948-, Timothy McInnerny and Karl Davies (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
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La Commune (Paris, 1871)
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directed by Peter Watkins, 1935-; produced by Paul Saadoun, fl. 1992, 13 Productions, La Sept Arte and Musée d'Orsay; performed by Eliane Annie Adalto, fl. 2000, Pierre Barbieux, fl. 2000 and Bernard Bombeau, fl. 2000 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2000), 5 hours 46 mins

In this war drama blurring the lines between documentary and fiction, Watkins covers and interviews on television the working class and the bourgeoisie of 19th century, before and during a tragic workers' class revolt.

« Un ovni dans le paysage audiovisuel : une œuvre à part, belle et crispante, qui dynamite le...

directed by Peter Watkins, 1935-; produced by Paul Saadoun, fl. 1992, 13 Productions, La Sept Arte and Musée d'Orsay; performed by Eliane Annie Adalto, fl. 2000, Pierre Barbieux, fl. 2000 and Bernard Bombeau, fl. 2000 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2000), 5 hours 46 mins
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David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 1, Crown and Choir
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directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by John Dowland, 1563-1626, William Byrd, 1540-1623, Thomas Tallis, Robert Wylkynson, Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547, Walter Lambe, 1450-1504, John Dunstaple, 1390-1453, Henry V, King of England, 1386-1422, Sir William Walton, 1902-1983 and George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759; conducted by David Skinner, Stephen Cleobury, 1948-, David Flood, Tim Johnson, Andrew Litton, 1959- and James O'Donnell, 1961-; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Clare Wilkinson, David Miller, William Lyons and Andrew Lawrence-King, Westminster Abbey Choir, Fretwork, Eton College Chapel Choir, Choir of Canterbury Cathedral, St. James Baroque, The Band of the Life Guards, Alamire and Choir of King's College, Cambridge, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 59 mins
In this sumptuous four-part series, renowned historian David Starkey shows how the monarchy has shaped the history of British music in ways we can hear today, and demonstrates how much of British history is preserved within some of the nation’s best-loved tunes. While exploring what the monarchy has done for mus...
directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by John Dowland, 1563-1626, William Byrd, 1540-1623, Thomas Tallis, Robert Wylkynson, Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547, Walter Lambe, 1450-1504, John Dunstaple, 1390-1453, Henry V, King of England, 1386-1422, Sir William Walton, 1902-1983 and George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759; conducted by David Skinner, Stephen Cleobury, 1948-, David Flood, Tim Johnson, Andrew Litton, 1959- and James O'Donnell, 1961-; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Clare Wilkinson, David Miller, William Lyons and Andrew Lawrence-King, Westminster Abbey Choir, Fretwork, Eton College Chapel Choir, Choir of Canterbury Cathedral, St. James Baroque, The Band of the Life Guards, Alamire and Choir of King's College, Cambridge, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 59 mins
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David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 2, Revolutions
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directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759, Jean-Baptiste Lully, 1632-1687, Pelham Humfrey, 1647-1674, William Child, 1606-1697, Henry Lawes, 1596-1662, William Lawes, 1602-1645, Simon Ives, 1600-1622, Thomas Tomkins, 1572-1656, Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625 and Henry Purcell, 1659-1695; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Simon Wall, Elin Manahan Thomas, Ashley Riches, William Purefoy, David Miller, Tim Mead, David Goode, fl. 1994, Julian Forbes, Carleton Etherington and Grace Davidson, Westminster Abbey Choir, Fretwork, Eton College Trebles, St. James Baroque, The Band of the Life Guards, Alamire and Academy of Ancient Music, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 59 mins
Dr David Starkey's exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music reaches the 17th century, when religious conflict threatened not only the lives of musicians and monarchs, but the future of the monarchy and the glorious tradition of British music itself. And yet, in the midst of this upheaval, royalty pre...
directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759, Jean-Baptiste Lully, 1632-1687, Pelham Humfrey, 1647-1674, William Child, 1606-1697, Henry Lawes, 1596-1662, William Lawes, 1602-1645, Simon Ives, 1600-1622, Thomas Tomkins, 1572-1656, Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625 and Henry Purcell, 1659-1695; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Simon Wall, Elin Manahan Thomas, Ashley Riches, William Purefoy, David Miller, Tim Mead, David Goode, fl. 1994, Julian Forbes, Carleton Etherington and Grace Davidson, Westminster Abbey Choir, Fretwork, Eton College Trebles, St. James Baroque, The Band of the Life Guards, Alamire and Academy of Ancient Music, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 59 mins
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David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 3, Great British Music
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directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1848-, William Croft, 1678-1727, George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759 and Thomas Arne, 1710-1778; conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1924-2016, Hervé Niquet, 1957-, Sir Roger Norrington, 1934-, Roy Goodman, 1951-2014, Andrew Manze, Edward Higginbottom, Andrew Carwood, James O'Donnell, 1961- and Richard Egarr; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Elin Manahan Thomas, Ashley Riches, William Purefoy, Tim Mead and Rebecca Bottone, Westminster Abbey Choir, Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, St. James Baroque and Academy of Ancient Music, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 58 mins
In this sumptuous four-part series, renowned historian David Starkey shows how the monarchy has shaped the history of British music in ways we can hear today, and demonstrates how much of British history is preserved within some of the nation’s best-loved tunes. While exploring what the monarchy has done for mus...
directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1848-, William Croft, 1678-1727, George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759 and Thomas Arne, 1710-1778; conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1924-2016, Hervé Niquet, 1957-, Sir Roger Norrington, 1934-, Roy Goodman, 1951-2014, Andrew Manze, Edward Higginbottom, Andrew Carwood, James O'Donnell, 1961- and Richard Egarr; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Elin Manahan Thomas, Ashley Riches, William Purefoy, Tim Mead and Rebecca Bottone, Westminster Abbey Choir, Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, St. James Baroque and Academy of Ancient Music, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 58 mins
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David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 4, Re-Inventions
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directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958, Sir William Walton, 1902-1983, Sir Edward Elgar, 1857-1934, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1848-, Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625, Sir George Clement Martin, 1844-1916, Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, 1842-1900, Walter Parratt, 1841-1924, Charles Villiers Stanford, 1852-1924, Henry Wood, 1869-1944, Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847, Albert, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria, 1819-1861, Gioacchino Rossini, 1792-1868 and Gustav Theodore Holst, 1874-1934; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Owen Norris and Mary Bevan, 1986-, Westminster Abbey Choir, Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral and St. James Baroque, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 58 mins
In this sumptuous four-part series, renowned historian David Starkey shows how the monarchy has shaped the history of British music in ways we can hear today, and demonstrates how much of British history is preserved within some of the nation’s best-loved tunes. While exploring what the monarchy has done for mus...
directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958, Sir William Walton, 1902-1983, Sir Edward Elgar, 1857-1934, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1848-, Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625, Sir George Clement Martin, 1844-1916, Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, 1842-1900, Walter Parratt, 1841-1924, Charles Villiers Stanford, 1852-1924, Henry Wood, 1869-1944, Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847, Albert, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria, 1819-1861, Gioacchino Rossini, 1792-1868 and Gustav Theodore Holst, 1874-1934; presented by David Starkey, 1945-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Owen Norris and Mary Bevan, 1986-, Westminster Abbey Choir, Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral and St. James Baroque, in David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 58 mins
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