Documentaries on Genocideby MrKaya | created - 08 Jan 2015 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Documentaries on the genocides in world history, and the involved tragedies.
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1. S-21, la machine de mort Khmère rouge (2003)
Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, History, War
A unique documentary on the notorious S-21 prison, today the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with testimony by the only surviving prisoners and former Khmer Rouge guards.
Votes: 909 | Gross: $0.02M
2. Google Darfur (2007)
97 min | Documentary, War
Since 2003 Militias Known As The Janjaweed, Under Orders From The Government Of Sudan, Have Killed Over 200,000 Civilians And Another 2.5 Million Have Been Forced Into Refugee Camps. In A ... See full summary »
4. Sand and Sorrow (2007)
92 min | Documentary
A documentary about the events that led to the rise of Darfur's Arab-dominated government and the international community's "legacy of failure" to respond to the genocide carried out in the country.
5. They Turned Our Desert Into Fire (2007)
88 min | Documentary, War
Mark Brecke's They Turned Our Desert Into Fire tells the story of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan through the perspectives of Amtrak passengers during a three-day, ... See full summary »
Frontline (1983– )
On Our Watch
TV-MA | Documentary
Frontline outlines the crisis and genocide in the Darfur region. More importantly, it is explained how, even after their failure in Rwanda to stop genocide, the UN is again slow to act ... See full synopsis »
9. Flower in the Gun Barrel (2008)
86 min | Documentary
Explores the process of reconciliation and forgiveness in post genocide Rwanda. Through interviews and days of following 4 Rwandans, the story of what led up to the genocide and how the citizens are coping unfolds.
11. The Devil Came on Horseback (2007)
85 min | Documentary
A documentary that exposes the genocide raging in Darfur, Sudan as seen through the eyes of a former U.S. marine who returns home to make the story public.
Votes: 1,491 | Gross: $0.13M
13. The Art of Flight (2005)
Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary
The Art Of Flight is a guerrilla documentary that was shot illegally in Egypt on camcorders and a laptop. This feature-length film tells the story of three people - a refugee from southern ... See full summary »
15. All About Darfur (2005)
82 min | Documentary
A Sudanese immigrant to the UK returns to her homeland to understand why the seemingly racially harmonious country of her memories has become the scene of one of the worst instances of ethnic cleansing in recent history.
Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri
16. Enemies of the People (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained. Until now. Enter Thet Sambath, an unassuming, yet cunning, ... See full summary »
Votes: 446 | Gross: $0.07M
Frontline (1983– )
Ghosts of Rwanda
TV-MA | 120 min | Documentary
Ghosts of Rwanda marks the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide with a documentary chronicling one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. In addition to interviews with key ... See full synopsis »
57 min | Documentary
Director: Anne Aghion
90 min | Documentary
The story of Canadian Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire, and his controversial command of the United Nations mission to Rwanda during the 1994 genocide.
29. 100 Days (2001)
100 min | Drama
A local Hutu official is persuaded to implement the government's policy against the Tutsi: To completely wipe them out. Josette, a beautiful young Tutsi girl struggles to survive the ... See full summary »
4 min | Documentary, Short, War
Amid the horrific ethnic violence of the Rwandan genocide, many Hutus risked their lives to save Tutsi neighbors. In a matter of months in early 1994, Hutus slaughtered at least 800,000 of ... See full summary »
Director: Iara Lee
33. The Armenian Genocide (1991)
25 min | Documentary, Short, History
Produced in a joint project by J. Michael Hagopian's production company the Armenian Film Foudation (which was created to promote Armenian cultural awareness) and the Curriculum Development... See full summary »
34. Screamers (2006)
R | 91 min | Documentary, Music
Internationally known director Carla Garapedian follows the rock band System of a Down as they tour Europe and the US pointing out the horrors of modern genocide that began in Armenia in 1915 up though Darfur today.
Votes: 1,405 | Gross: $0.05M
35. 1915 Armenian Genocide (2010)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History
The iconic "1915 Armenian Genocide" was originally produced in 1980 (digitally restored and re-released in 2010) is based on the eyewitness accounts of four survivors whose compelling story... See full summary »
37. Voyage to Amasia (2011)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary
VOYAGE TO AMASIA is a feature length documentary based around Eric Hachikian's piano trio of the same name. Amasya, Turkey is the city where Eric's grandmother, Helen Shushan, was born and ... See full summary »
40. Armenian Genocide (2006 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, History, War
The first Genocide of the 20th century when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I, between 1915 and 1918.
41. The Flat (2011)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
As a documentarian cleans out the flat that belonged to his grandparents - both immigrants from Nazi Germany - he uncovers clues pointing to a complicated and shocking story.
Votes: 1,420 | Gross: $0.47M
42. Escape From a Nazi Death Camp (2014)
Not Rated | 56 min
From PBS - The Nazi death camp at Sobibor was created solely for the mass extermination of Jews. But on October 14, 1943 the inmates fought back, in the biggest and most successful prison ... See full summary »
43. Nicky's Family (2011)
96 min | Documentary, History
This docudrama tells the story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II. Winton, now 102 years ... See full summary »
44. What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, History
A human-rights lawyer conducts conversations with two men whose fathers were indicted as war criminals for their roles in WWII - Nazi Governors and consultants to Adolf Hitler himself.
Votes: 1,038 | Gross: $0.04M
46. Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War (2016)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, War
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War: Waitstill Sharp, a Unitarian minister, and Martha Sharp, a trained social worker, in February 1939, boldly commit to a life-threatening mission in Europe to assist refugees.
47. Nazi Concentration Camps (1945)
Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary, History
Produced and presented as evidence at the Nuremberg war crimes trial of Hermann Göring and twenty other Nazi leaders.
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography
A cinematic portrait of the life and career of the infamous American execution device designer and holocaust denier.
Votes: 5,096 | Gross: $0.50M