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Selam: Bahara Yolculuk
Follows a young teacher from Turkey whose goal is to establish a school in Kyrgyzstan. Dir: Hamdi Alkan With: Miktibek Apazov, Aslihan Güner, Gürol Güngör Biography | Drama | History 126 mins.
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Biography | Drama | History 195 mins.
Queen of the Mountains
The relevant epic story of the strong-willed, courageous and independent woman before her time, Kurmanjan, who is revered to this day for her diplomacy for saving her nation from complete destruction when the Russians invaded. Dir: Sadyk Sher-Niyaz With: Elina Abai Kyzy, Nasira Mambetova, Aziz Muradillayev Action | Biography | Drama | History 135 mins.
The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah". Dir: Moustapha Akkad With: Abdallah Gheith, Mouna Wasef, Hamdy Gheith Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | War 170 mins.
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura Drama | History | War 190 mins.
An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita Action | Drama | History 133 mins.
This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel... Dir: Moustapha Akkad With: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 177 mins.
Two Hearts as One
A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite. Dir: Hasan Kiraç With: Serkan Senalp, Hande Soral, Fikret Hakan Drama | History 126 mins.
Pretty Village, Pretty Flame
At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war... Dir: Srdjan Dragojevic With: Dragan Bjelogrlic, Nikola Kojo, Dragan Maksimovic Comedy | Drama | History | War 115 mins.
Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen. Dir: Anurag Kashyap With: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava Biography | Crime | Drama | History | Thriller 143 mins.
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Kokinji Katsura Drama | History | War United States-GP 181 mins.
American boy Peter and blind minstrel Ivan are thrown together by fate amidst the turbulent mid-30s Soviet Ukraine. Dir: Oles Sanin With: Stanislav Boklan, Jeff Burrell, Anton Sviatoslav Greene Drama | History 122 mins.
The Clay Bird
A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world. Dir: Tareque Masud With: Nurul Islam Bablu, Russell Farazi, Jayanto Chattopadhyay Drama | History 95 mins.
The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Gô Katô Drama | History 128 mins.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist. Dir: Mel Gibson With: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 177 mins.
Lawrence of Arabia
Follows a brilliant, flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service. Dir: David Lean With: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | War 216 mins.
Michael the Brave
At the end of the 16th century Wallachian ruler Prince Michael the Brave overcame the adversity of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires to unite Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania into one country. Dir: Sergiu Nicolaescu With: Amza Pellea, Ion Besoiu, Olga Tudorache Action | Biography | Drama | History | War 203 mins.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
The truth behind the ascension of Milkha "The Flying Sikh" Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition. Dir: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra With: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Pavan Malhotra Biography | Drama | History | Sport 186 mins.
Montevideo: Taste of a Dream
A story about one team that decides to follow a dream that takes them on a journey to the First World Football Championship in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1930. A dream that allows them to become true stars and living legends. Dir: Dragan Bjelogrlic With: Milos Bikovic, Petar Strugar, Nina Jankovic Adventure | Comedy | Drama | History | Romance | Sport 140 mins.
Eros + Massacre
Two interwoven stories. The first is a biography of anarchist Sakae Osugi which follows his relationship with three women in the 1920s. The second centers around two 1960s' students researching Osugi's theories. Dir: Yoshishige Yoshida With: Mariko Okada, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Yûko Kusunoki Biography | Drama | Fantasy | History 202 mins.
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko Biography | Drama | History 205 mins.
The Passion of Joan of Arc
A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. Dir: Carl Theodor Dreyer With: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley Biography | Drama | History 110 mins.
Lion of the Desert
In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly... Dir: Moustapha Akkad With: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger Biography | Drama | History | War 173 mins.
A zori zdes tikhie
Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII... Dir: Stanislav Rostotskiy With: Andrey Martynov, Irina Dolganova, Elena Drapeko Drama | History | War 188 mins.
In the Heat of the Sun
A story of four teenagers during Cultural Revolution in Beijing. Dir: Wen Jiang With: Yu Xia, Xiaogang Feng, Le Geng Drama | History 134 mins.
The Great Escape
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II. Dir: John Sturges With: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough Adventure | Drama | History | War 172 mins.
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. Dir: Oliver Hirschbiegel With: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes Biography | Drama | History | War 156 mins.
Judgment at Nuremberg
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. Dir: Stanley Kramer With: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark Drama | History | War 186 mins.
The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer. Dir: Costas Ferris With: Sotiria Leonardou, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Michalis Maniatis Biography | Drama | History | Music | Romance | War 110 mins.
The Crucified Lovers
In 17th century Kyoto, Osan is married to Ishun, a wealthy miserly scroll-maker. When Osan is falsely accused of having an affair with the best worker... Dir: Kenji Mizoguchi With: Kazuo Hasegawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô Drama | History | Romance 102 mins.
Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. Dir: Costa-Gavras With: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant Crime | Drama | History | Mystery | Thriller United States-M 127 mins.
Bilkis Banu, lost her husband Hasan on the bloody night of 25th March 1971. She tries to forget him... Dir: Nasiruddin Yousuff With: Joya Ahsan, Ferdous Ahmed, Shampa Reza Drama | History | War
Inherit the Wind
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. Dir: Stanley Kramer With: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly Drama | History 128 mins.
A minor Czech clan falls afoul of the King in medieval times, against the backdrop of Christianity replacing Paganism. Dir: Frantisek Vlácil With: Josef Kemr, Magda Vásáryová, Nada Hejna Drama | History | Romance 162 mins.
The Elementary School
The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school... Dir: Jan Sverák With: Jan Tríska, Zdenek Sverák, Libuse Safránková Comedy | Drama | Family | History 100 mins.
The Lion in Winter
1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him. Dir: Anthony Harvey With: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins Drama | History 134 mins.
The Battle of Algiers
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. Dir: Gillo Pontecorvo With: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi Drama | History | War 121 mins.
They Fought for Their Country
In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Red army protects the bridgehead of the... Dir: Sergey Bondarchuk With: Vasiliy Shukshin, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk Drama | History | War 137 mins.
A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev Biography | Drama | History 108 mins.
The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. Dir: Terry George With: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix Drama | History | War 121 mins.
The story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s... Dir: Andrey Konchalovskiy With: Nikita Mikhalkov, Vitali Solomin, Sergey Shakurov Drama | History | War 275 mins.
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India. Dir: Rajkumar Santoshi With: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh Biography | Drama | History 155 mins.
In the Name of the Father
A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them. Dir: Jim Sheridan With: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie Biography | Drama | History 133 mins.
Hearts and Minds
Set when the apartheid government was still in control, this powerful South African thriller is based... Dir: Ralph Ziman With: Danny Keogh, Patrick Shai, Seputla Sebogodi Drama | History | Thriller | War 113 mins.
12 Years a Slave
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Dir: Steve McQueen With: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender Biography | Drama | History 134 mins.
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. Dir: William Wyler With: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd Adventure | Drama | History 212 mins.
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily. Dir: Luchino Visconti With: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale Drama | History 187 mins.
A City of Sadness
A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers. Dir: Hsiao-hsien Hou With: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Shufen Xin, Sung Young Chen Drama | History 157 mins.
The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest. Dir: Richard Attenborough With: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen Biography | Drama | History 191 mins.
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee Adventure | Drama | History | War 184 mins.