The West

The West 1928

"L'Occident" presents a story of the reaction of East and West in contact. It is based on a novel of Henry Kistemaeckers, produced for the screen by M. Henri Fescourt. The story is of the love of Hassina, daughter of a Moroccan chief, and Lieutenant Cadière, who lands from his ship to get information for the fleet about the position of an army of rebel tribesmen.

Le Roman de la midinette

Le Roman de la midinette 1915

During the WWI, Jeannette (Musidora) finds refuge in the South France, among other women. She starts the correspondence with a soldier of the front line and sends him a parcel.

The Spy

The Spy 1917

Considered as the one of the first feature-length Turkish movies produced during the reign of the Ottoman Empire, Casus is about a spying adventure which took place in the First World War. The copy of the movie did not survive to the present day.

The Corn Is in Danger

The Corn Is in Danger 1945

'Kornet er i fare' is a classic of Danish documentary. It informs the viewer about various corn vermin and their danger. The information is homourously presented as a military battle between Danes and parasitic insect invaders. The movie premiered on April 1 1945 and it is quite obviously (partly) made as agitation against the occupying German forces.

Beyond Victory

Beyond Victory 1931

Four battle-weary American soldiers under fire reflect on the women they left behind.

See the Target

See the Target 2013

A story about seven young girls who serve in a Soviet Army as snipers during WWII.

Warriors from Hell

Warriors from Hell 1990

Matt Butler joins a group of soldiers hunting Communist backed rebels who have been conscripting men into their forces and pillaging the land. Stars Deon Stewardson, Glen Gabela, Shayne Leith, Adrienne Pearce

The Nun and the Sergeant

The Nun and the Sergeant 1962

A weary sergeant in Korea commands military prisoners on a dangerous mission and is joined by a nun and a group of schoolgirls in enemy territory.

Kampuchea: The Untold Story

Kampuchea: The Untold Story 1985

After seeing his parents and grandmother killed by the Vietnamese, a 12 year old Khmer boy flees with his baby sister in an attempt to reach safety in Thailand. On the way he befriends a group of Khmer fighters.

Warriors Five

Warriors Five 1962

World War II Italy...1943. After parachuting behind enemy lines on an espionage mission, an American soldier is imprisoned by the enemy. He escapes with four Italian prisoners, enlisting their aid in exploding a bridge.

First to Fight

First to Fight 1967

Jack is the sole survivor of a Japanese attack on his squad at Guadalcanal. Because of his heroism and the fact that he is still alive, he becomes a Medal of Honor hero. He returns to train new recruits for the Marines and falls for a girl named Peggy. When training and marriage leave him with an empty feeling, he decides on a transfer back to the front lines. Soon he will find that marriage and life will change his outlook on the grueling battles that lie ahead.

Once My Mother

Once My Mother 2014

Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz investigates why her Polish mother abandoned her and uncovers the truth behind her mother's wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness.

Buried in the Sand: The Deception of America

Buried in the Sand: The Deception of America 2004

Political commentator Mark Taylor hosts this documentary that reveals the suffering inflicted upon Iraqis under Saddam Hussein's reign. With the intent of justifying the American invasion of Iraq, the film shows gruesome images from Hussein's rule.

Access to the Danger Zone

Access to the Danger Zone 2012

Directed by Peter Casaer and narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis, this documentary provides a harrowing look at the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid in armed conflicts. “Access to the Danger Zone” explores the strategies that Doctors Without Borders has employed to save lives in the world’s worst war zones, including Afghanistan, Somalia, and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo—strategies that are tested each and every day. Interviews with key experts from Doctors Without Borders, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the United Nations are accompanied by dramatic footage shot in these countries in 2011 and 2012.

Iwo Jima: Red Blood, Black Sand

Iwo Jima: Red Blood, Black Sand 1995

More than 40 reels of combat footage were used to bring to life the bloodiest conflict in the history of the U.S. Marine Corps in this PBS film about the World War II battle for Iwo Jima. Documenting the fight for the island that 21,000 Japanese soldiers defended to the bitter end, this film marks the first time many of the survivors have spoken on record about the ordeal that was supposed to have been over in days but lasted more than a month.

How Many Miles to Babylon?

How Many Miles to Babylon? 1982

Wealthy Alexander Moore and working-class Jerry Crowe are childhood friends and in 1914 find themselves in the same Army unit - Alex as an officer and Jerry as a private. They still remain close, however, until Jerry is court-martialed for desertion, and Alex is put in charge of the firing squad.

Battle Fairy Yukikaze

Battle Fairy Yukikaze 2002

Thirty-three years ago, an alien force known as the "JAM" invaded Earth through a dimensional portal over Antarctica. Earth's forces managed to drive the JAM away to a distant planet designated as "Fairy". While the majority of Earth's population is unaware of the JAM's presence, the war continues on Fairy, where Rei Fukai is an SAF (Special Air Force) pilot assigned to pilot "Yukikaze"—an advanced reconnaissance fighter plane equipped with a near-sentient A.I. that detects the presence of the JAM within its path.

Fraulein

Fraulein 1958

In melodramatic fashion, the film tells the tale of a young German woman who finds herself alone in the world when the rest of her family is killed in a WWII air raid. Helping an American military man escape the Gestapo, she finds herself on the run from the Russian Army. Escaping to the American (and safe) side of Berlin, she registers herself as a prostitute (unknowingly) and finds herself caught between the German officer who thinks she is for sale and the American officer who she saved and is now in love with her.