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Fighting for King and Empire: Britain's Caribbean Heroes
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directed by Matt Cottingham, fl. 2002-2017; produced by Marc Wadsworth, fl. 1983-2015, Deborah Hobson, fl. 2007-2015 and Matt Cottingham, fl. 2002-2017, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
During World War Two, thousands of black volunteers from the Caribbean joined the fight against Nazi Germany. Their contribution to the war effort is often overlooked. They risked their lives for King and Empire and in the process they became more determined than ever to fight for racial equality. The presence of...
directed by Matt Cottingham, fl. 2002-2017; produced by Marc Wadsworth, fl. 1983-2015, Deborah Hobson, fl. 2007-2015 and Matt Cottingham, fl. 2002-2017, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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France Actualites, March 23, 1945
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produced by Les Actualites Francaises, in France Actualites (Bry-sur-Marne, Ile de France, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
produced by Les Actualites Francaises, in France Actualites (Bry-sur-Marne, Ile de France, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
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From Congo to Zaire
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directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
The Congo, the largest country in Central Africa, was granted its independence from Belgium in 1960. This riveting historical documentary, using a wealth of archival material, illustrates how the legacy of colonialism effected modern Congo, led first by Patrice Lumumba, then by General Mobutu for thirty years. Fro...
directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
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Frontiers, Gold and the Gun
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produced by Jenny Barraclough, in Frontiers (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990, originally published 1990), 49 mins
Distinguished presenters visit some famous dividing lines between nations. Sometimes against a backdrop of breathtaking beauty, sometimes of bleak barbed wire, each film shows what a frontier does to the people who live in its shadow. Among those explored are former East/West Germany, South Africa/Mozambique, and...
produced by Jenny Barraclough, in Frontiers (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990, originally published 1990), 49 mins
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Frontline, Season 32, Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria
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directed by James Jones, fl. 2014; presented by Muhammad Ali, fl. 2012-2014 and James Jones, fl. 2014; produced by James Jones, fl. 2014, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Jamie Doran, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 32 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 56 mins

Battle for Ukraine: The unrest in Ukraine in early 2014 has provoked one of the biggest confrontations between Russia and the United States since the Cold War. FRONTLINE's James Jones (Secret State of North Korea) delivers a chilling look at both sides of the ongoing fight--revealing firsthand the deep-seated hatr...

directed by James Jones, fl. 2014; presented by Muhammad Ali, fl. 2012-2014 and James Jones, fl. 2014; produced by James Jones, fl. 2014, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Jamie Doran, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 32 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 56 mins
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Genghis Khan
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directed by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-; produced by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-, British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 50 mins,
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Always strike first and always take revenge. Genghis Khan learnt these lessons the hard way during a violent childhood. Son of a murdered father, Genghis grew up in the unforgiving environment of the Mongolian Steppe. But how did an outcast, raised in poverty, come to be the great Khan? Combining live-action foota...
directed by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-; produced by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-, British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 50 mins,
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Gladiators: The Brutal Truth
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directed by Alan Ereira, fl. 1965; produced by Alan Ereira, fl. 1965, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 49 mins
Documentary about the dark side of the gladiator's life in Roman times. Wild animals, enemies of the state and Christians were pitted against professional fighters to symbolically prove Rome's superiority over the rest of the world. The show reveals that while Romans certainly thought little of the lives of their...
directed by Alan Ereira, fl. 1965; produced by Alan Ereira, fl. 1965, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 49 mins
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Great Blunders in History, Suez Crisis
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
This program examines the Suez Crisis, through which Britain and France were totally discredited and the career of British Prime Minister Anthony Eden was ruined.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
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Hadrian
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directed by John Trefor; produced by John Trefor (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour
Emperor Hadrian is well known for his eponymous wall. 70 miles long, it was a prodigious feat and remains one of the greatest physical remnants of the Roman Empire. But in reality, the wall was nothing more than a sideshow ...
directed by John Trefor; produced by John Trefor (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour
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Hannibal, Part 1
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directed by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-; produced by Ailsa Orr, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins
It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible - but one man is destined to change that. He is a man bound by oath to avenge the wrongs inflicted on his home and, in pursuit of revenge, he will stop at nothing. Hannibal explores the ma...
directed by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-; produced by Ailsa Orr, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins
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