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Infamous Assassinations, 18, The Assassination of Charles de Gaulle
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directed by Nicolas Wright, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 mins
There were three attempts to kill General de Gaulle, all of which were unsuccessful. The first was by German snipers in Paris 1945. The second was on 8 September 1961, when a plastic charge was fired at his car by a gang controlled by Raoul Salan. The third attempt was on 22 August 1962, when his car was raked by...
directed by Nicolas Wright, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 mins
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Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 3, The Separation  (1789-1945)
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directed by Karim Miské, 1964-; produced by Anne Labro and Jean Labib, fl. 1981, Film Ideas, in Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 3 (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas), 54 mins
History now takes us to Europe: the French Revolution. Nation-states. The Jews, now European citizens, became the target of a more asserted anti-Semitism. But having incorporated the new national elites, they began to take a greater interest in the fate of the Jews in the Muslim world and to play the role of their...
directed by Karim Miské, 1964-; produced by Anne Labro and Jean Labib, fl. 1981, Film Ideas, in Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 3 (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas), 54 mins
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Mexican People, Episode 1, The Native Civilizations: History and Present
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directed by Luna Maran, fl. 2005-2013, in Mexican People, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2011), 31 mins
The Mexican People is an exceptional documentary series.A powerful journey inside Mexico, from its origins until today.An inside view of a complex society through different themes: its arts, culture, environment, future and many more.
directed by Luna Maran, fl. 2005-2013, in Mexican People, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2011), 31 mins
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Napoleon, 3, Summit of Greatness
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, in Napoleon, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000, originally published 2000), 52 mins
This documentary, by David Grubin, is the third in a series of four episodes and witnesses Napoleon conquer most of Europe in a series of brilliant triumphs, including his legendary victory at the Battle of Austerlitz. To sustain his rule, he must keep fighting. But when he invades Spain, he has begun to reach too...
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, in Napoleon, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000, originally published 2000), 52 mins
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Napoleon, 4, The End
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, in Napoleon, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000, originally published 2000), 1 hour
This documentary, by David Grubin, is the last in a series of four episodes and describes Napoleon's downfall, including the invasion and subsequent retreat from Russia, and his final battles, in which all of Europe is arrayed against him. Exiled to Elba, he returns to France after just ten months, only to be defe...
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, in Napoleon, 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000, originally published 2000), 1 hour
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Revolutions, Georgia:  The Rose Revolution
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directed by Christian Zeender, 1941-; produced by Michel Noll, 1949-, Solferino Images, France 5 and Télévision Suisse-Romande, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 51 mins
October 2003, Georgia: in this post-soviet Republic weakened by civil war and the succession of several territories in the early 1990's, a democratic opposition movement protests the outcome of the election, claiming fraud. Under the leadership of the charismatic Mikheil Saakashvili, also known as "Micha", the est...
directed by Christian Zeender, 1941-; produced by Michel Noll, 1949-, Solferino Images, France 5 and Télévision Suisse-Romande, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 51 mins
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Revolutions, Vietnam:  A Contagious Revolution
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directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by ICTV Solférino, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
This documentary is a compelling journey in time. Using powerful, often new archives from sources East and West, the surprising itinerary of the Father of the Vietnamese nation will unfold before our eyes. On site testimonies of Vietnamese veterans will add a more personal perspective to the journey, and highly re...
directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by ICTV Solférino, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
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Revolutions, Burkina Faso: A Revolution Rectified
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directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by Quartier Latin Media, Collectif Orchidées and Solferino Images, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
In August 1983, Captain Thomas Sankara seizes power in the former French colony of Upper Volta. He is helped by a commando led by his friend Blaise Compaore. Contrary to precedent attempts, Sankara's coup d'etat has revolutionary objectives of Marxist inspiration: end the neocolonial hold of France on the county,...
directed by Ho Thuy Tiên, fl. 1981; produced by Quartier Latin Media, Collectif Orchidées and Solferino Images, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 52 mins
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Warwick History, The South African War, 1899-1902
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in Warwick History (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1995, originally published 1993), 31 mins
The development of the Boer republics and their humiliating defeat of British regulars by the use of commando warfare. Kitchener's starvation of thousands of Boer women and children in concentration camps.
in Warwick History (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1995, originally published 1993), 31 mins
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