There's money to be made in the fur trade in the 1700s, which is why Declan Harp is trying to get a piece of it. The outlaw trapper is leading a campaign to breach the Hudson's Bay Company's monopoly on fur in Canada. Lord Benton, on the other hand, is bent on restoring the company's stranglehold on
Mississippi Burning (1988)
Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
Sasquatch (2021) Follows investigative journalist David Holthouse as he attempts to solve a bizarre twenty-five year old triple homicide that was said to be the work of a mythical creature.
I predatori delle Antille (1999)
I predatori delle Antille 1999 Sir Francis Hamilton, ambassador of King Charles II, sails from England to Jamaica where he has to sign a peace treaty with France On the way to the Carribean his ship is attacked by a band of pirates, headed by the dreadfully renowned George Rackman As soon as they di
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019) A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.
Emperor (2020) An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.
The Way Back (2010)
The Way Back (2010) In 1941, three men reach India from Tibet, having walked 4000 miles after escaping a Siberian gulag. The film tells their story and that of four others who escaped with them and a teenage girl who joins them in flight. The groups natural leader is Janusz, a Pole condemned by accu
Very Scary People (2019 )
Very Scary People (2019 ) Revisiting the twisted lives of some of the most frightening, diabolical characters in recent history. The stories trace the heinous, criminal acts of these elusive miscreants and the eventual road to justice.
Unearthed (2016 )
Unearthed (2016 ) Exploration of great archaeological discoveries, fascinating ancient civilizations, forgotten architectural marvels and tantalizing historical mysteries.
Medici: Masters of Florence
A political, family drama set in Florence in the early 15th century. Cosimo de' Medici finds himself at the helm of his supremely wealthy, banking dynasty family, when his father, Giovanni dies suddenly. However Cosimo is concealing a dangerous secret - Giovanni was murdered. Now Cosimo and his brot
The Canterbury Tales (1972)
The Canterbury Tales (1972) Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales.
The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.
The Best of Enemies (2019)
The Best of Enemies (2019) Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.
Panipat (2019) The film is based on the third battle of Panipat which took place on the 14 of January in 1761 between the Marathas and the King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali.
Leonardo (2021 )
Leonardo (2021 ) The series recounts Leonardo da Vinci's extraordinary life through the works that made him famous, through the stories hidden within those works, revealing little by little the inner torment of a man obsessed with attaining perfection.
Ausencia 2017 Carmen Arriagada is a woman ahead of her time A pioneer female writer with strong political opinions, something completely unusual in mid XIX century Chile Inspired on true events, the film highlights the love triangle between 3 friends Carmen, her husband Gutike a retired military off
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks
Grant (2020 )
Grant (2020 ) The documentary-series examines Grant's life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.
1619, Virginia: on what feels like the edge of the world sits the first British colony of Jamestown. For 12 years, it has been populated only by men, but the settlement is shaken up when the first women, including Alice, Verity and Jocelyn, land in this breathtaking wilderness. The new arrivals make
The Food That Built America (2019 )
The Food That Built America (2019 ) Food will tell the unknown stories of innovation and rivalries behind food industry tycoons Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonald brothers and more.
Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.
Gold (2018) The journey of a man who was instrumental in making India win its first Olympic gold medal as a free nation.
Gettysburg (1993) The four and 1/4 hour depiction of the historical and personal events surrounding and including the decisive American civil war battle features thousands of civil war re-enactors marching over the exact ground that the federal army and the army of North Virginia fought on. The defe
The Girl King (2015)
An enigmatic young woman in conflict torn between reason and passion; between her womans body and being raised as a prince; between the ancient and modern worlds and between the brilliance of her educated mind and the conservative forces around her. Crowned Queen at the age of six, Kristina of Swed
The Universe (2007)
The Universe (2007) This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.
Hero (2002) In ancient China, before the reign of the first emperor, warring factions throughout the Six Kingdoms plot to assassinate the most powerful ruler, Qin. When a minor official defeats Qin's three principal enemies, he is summoned to the palace to tell Qin the story of his surprising victor
22 July (2018)
22 July (2018) A three-part story of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which over seventy people were killed. 22 July looks at the disaster itself, the survivors, Norway's political system and the lawyers who worked on this horrific case.
Cinderella Man (2005)
The true story of an athlete who achieved his greatest success against the most daunting odds of his life is brought to the screen in this historical drama. In the 1920s, James Braddock (Russell Crowe) from Bergen, NJ, was a promising contender in professional boxing; he had strength, spirit, and te
Fall River (2021)
Fall River (2021) Re-investigation of the murder of three young women in 1979 - Fall River, MA.
For his sophomore effort, director Gary Ross re-teams with Tobey Maguire and William H. Macy, stars of his directorial debut Pleasantville, for this depression-era sports drama about the legendary racehorse, Seabiscuit. Unlike 1949's fictionalized The Story of Seabiscuit starring Shirley Temple, thi
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Once Upon a Time in China (1991) Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China. When Aunt Yee arrives back from America totally we
Small Axe (2020 )
Small Axe (2020 ) Small Axe is based on the real-life experiences of London's West Indian community and is set between 1969 and 1982.
Texas Red (2021)
Texas Red (2021) Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the story of Texas Red, an African-American man who was hunted by hundreds through the Winter wilderness of Mississippi.
Midway (1976) The summer of 1942 brought Naval stalemate to the Pacific as the American and Japanese fleets stood at even numbers each waiting for the other to begin a renewed offensive. "Midway" tells the story of this historic June battle where a Japanese carrier force, in an attempt to occupy Mid
Homesick (2021) A university student returns home to self isolate during lockdown. He's totally alone, he's caught the virus and in order to cope he's started to talk to himself.
Pompeii: Secrets of the Dead (2019)
Pompeii: Secrets of the Dead (2019) Forensic experts scan Pompeii's victims to investigate why they didn't escape the eruption.
Test (2013) San Francisco, 1985: Frankie confronts the challenges of being an understudy in a modern dance company as he embarks on a budding relationship with Todd, a veteran dancer in the same company and the bad boy to Frankie's innocent. As Frankie and Todd's friendship deepens, they navigate a
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Adam Ruins Everything (2015 )
Adam Ruins Everything (2015 ) Iconoclastic Adam Conover from CollegeHumor turns life as we know it on its ear by showing us how unnecessary, and sometimes horrible, things we think we know to be real and true really are. Comic Adam Conover, a cast member and writer at the popular comedy website C
Scandal (1989) An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal occurs when her affai
The Borgias (2011 2013)
The Borgias 2011 2013 The rise to power, and start of a dynasty, of the Borgia family Rodrigo Borgia ascends within the Catholic Church, becoming Pope Alexander VI The position brings with it many enemies, internal and state based, and he has to use all of his abilities of diplomacy, ruthlessness, c
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.
The Wedding Song (2008)
The Wedding Song (2008) The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewish woman who are both preparing for their marriages.
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
The Pillars of the Earth (2010) The Pillars of the Earth is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. In that time, there rises a magnificent Cathedral in Kingsbridge. Against the backdrop, love-stories entwine: Tom, the master builder,
Mary Shelley (2017)
Mary Shelley (2017) The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.
Versailles (20152018) In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.
Centurion (2010) Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.
Darkest Hour (2017)
Darkest Hour (2017) Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As t