Best History Movies of 2020


The Trial of the Chicago 7

7.7/10 IMDB

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Alex Sharp, Frank Langella, Mark Rylance, Jeremy Strong, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Noah Robbins, Max Adler ..
Directed by: Aaron Sorkin
Release date: 2020-09-25


8.4/10 IMDB

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.

Starring: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry, Christopher Jackson, Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Jonathan Groff ..
Directed by: Thomas Kail
Release date: 2020-07-03


6.8/10 IMDB

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Tom Burke, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Tuppence Middleton, Arliss Howard, Charles Dance, Ferdinand Kingsley, Jamie McShane, Joseph Cross ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 2020-11-13


7.3/10 IMDB

War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Minami, Hiroyuki Sanada, Bill Nighy, Jun Kunimura, Ryo Kase, Tadanobu Asano, Akiko Iwase, Katherine Jenkins, Lily Robinson ..
Directed by: Andrew Levitas
Release date: 2020-03-13

First Cow

7.1/10 IMDB

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune. Soon, the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.

Starring: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Clayton Nemrow, Todd A. Robinson, Alia Shawkat, René Auberjonois, Toby Jones, Ewen Bremner, Scott Shepherd, Lily Gladstone ..
Directed by: Kelly Reichardt
Release date: 2020-03-06

Escape from Pretoria

6.8/10 IMDB

South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber, Nathan Page, Mark Leonard Winter, Adam Ovadia, Ratidzo Mambo, Stephen Hunter, Jeanette Cronin, Adam Tuominen ..
Directed by: Francis Annan
Release date: 2020-03-06

The Outpost

6.8/10 IMDB

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

Starring: Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom, Ernest Cavazos, Taylor John Smith, Cory Hardrict, Scott Eastwood, Milo Gibson, Bobby Lockwood, Jacob Scipio, Jack Kesy ..
Directed by: Rod Lurie
Release date: 2020-06-24


6.2/10 IMDB

The story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries—through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre—and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.

Starring: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Anya Taylor-Joy, Aneurin Barnard, Simon Russell Beale, Peter Sztojanov Jr., Jonathan Aris, Corey Johnson, Tim Woodward, Harriet Turnbull ..
Directed by: Marjane Satrapi
Release date: 2020-03-11


6.8/10 IMDB

The story of Ray-Ray McElrathbey, a freshman football player for Clemson University, who secretly raised his younger brother on campus after his home life became too unsteady.

Starring: Jay Reeves, Amanda Warren, Corinne Foxx, Matthew Glave, Luke Tennie, Brett Rice, Tom Nowicki, Hunter Sansone, Thaddeus J. Mixson, Marili Kateri ..
Directed by: Reginald Hudlin
Release date: 2020-12-11

Lost Girls

6.1/10 IMDB

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

Starring: Amy Ryan, Gabriel Byrne, Lola Kirke, Dean Winters, Oona Laurence, Thomasin McKenzie, Kevin Corrigan, Molly Brown, Miriam Shor, Austyn Johnson ..
Directed by: Liz Garbus
Release date: 2020-01-28

Uncle Tom

8.5/10 IMDB

In a collection of intimate interviews with some of America's most provocative black conservative thinkers, Uncle Tom takes a unique look at being black in America. Featuring media personalities, ministers, civil rights activists, veterans, and a self-employed plumber, the film explores their personal journeys of navigating the world as one of America's most misunderstood political and cultural groups: The American Black Conservative. In this eye-opening film from Director Justin Malone and Executive Producer Larry Elder, Uncle Tom examines self-empowerment, individualism and rejecting the victim narrative. Uncle Tom shows us a different perspective of American History from this often ignored and ridiculed group.

Starring: Chad Jackson, Brandon Tatum, Candace Owens, Larry Elder, Jesse Lee Peterson, Allen West, Robert Woodson, Herman Cain, Carol Swain, Herman Cain ..
Directed by: Justin Malone
Release date: 2020-06-19


8.2/10 IMDB

An investigation of how Hollywood's fabled stories have deeply influenced how Americans feel about transgender people, and how transgender people have been taught to feel about themselves.

Starring: Laverne Cox, MJ Rodriguez, Lilly Wachowski, Yance Ford, Chaz Bono, Jamie Clayton, Tre'vell Anderson, Alexandra Billings, Marquise Vilson, Rain Valdez ..
Directed by: Sam Feder
Release date: 2020-06-19


6.4/10 IMDB

The story of mime Marcel Marceau as he works with a group of Jewish boy scouts and the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris, Edgar Ramírez, Clémence Poésy, Matthias Schweighöfer, Bella Ramsey, Géza Röhrig, Félix Moati, Vica Kerekes, Martha Issová ..
Directed by: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Release date: 2020-03-27

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan

7.7/10 IMDB

A celebration of the Irish punk/poet Shane MacGowan, lead singer and songwriter of The Pogues, that combines unseen archive footage from the band and MacGowan’s family with original animations.

Starring: Shane MacGowan, Nick Cave, Bono, Bobby Gillespie, Victoria Clarke, Gerry Adams, Siobhan MacGowan, Johnny Depp, Maurice MacGowan, Ann Scanlon ..
Directed by: Julien Temple
Release date: 2020-12-04

A Call to Spy

6.6/10 IMDB

The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill's "secret army": Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability and Noor Inayat Khan, a pacifist. These civilian women form an unlikely sisterhood while entangled in dangerous missions to turn the tide of the war.

Starring: Stana Katic, Radhika Apte, Sarah Megan Thomas, Linus Roache, Rossif Sutherland, Laila Robins, Marc Rissmann, David Schaal, Matt Salinger, Samuel Roukin ..
Directed by: Lydia Dean Pilcher
Release date: 2020-10-02


6.3/10 IMDB

A group of women involved in the Women's Liberation Movement hatched a plan to invade the stage and disrupt the live broadcast at the 1970 Miss World competition in London, resulting in overnight fame for the newly-formed organization. When the show resumed, the results caused an uproar and turned the Western ideal of beauty on its head.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Lesley Manville, Rhys Ifans, Greg Kinnear, Phyllis Logan, John Sackville, Keeley Hawes, Suki Waterhouse ..
Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
Release date: 2020-03-12
Best History Movies of 2020 : Quiz


7.3/10 IMDB

Quiz tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an ‘audacious heist' on the quiz show 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?'. Major Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock—who was sitting in the audience—were accused of cheating their way to a million pounds, on what was the most popular game show on Earth in 2001. The couple stood trial for conspiring by coughing during the recording to signify the correct answers to the multiple choice questions posed to the Major by host, Chris Tarrant.

Starring: Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson, Aisling Bea, Elliot Levey, Risteard Cooper, Trystan Gravelle ..
Release date: 2020-06-15

Ada Blackjack Rising

8.5/10 IMDB

In the pre-dawn twilight of an Alaskan shore, a young Native woman reflects on the story of Ada Blackjack, the sole survivor of a disastrous 1921 Arctic expedition, and the loneliness she must have felt waiting for a rescue through the months-long polar night.

Starring: Maddy Kiminaq Alvanna-Stimpfle, Adelaine Ak?aasiaq Ahmasuk, Maka Keixé Yaxtí Monture, Adelaine Ak?aasiaq Ahmasuk ..
Directed by: Brice Habeger
Release date: 2020-10-12

The Secrets We Keep

5.8/10 IMDB

In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Chris Messina, Amy Seimetz, Victoria Hill, Lucy Faust, David Maldonado, Ritchie Montgomery, Ed Amatrudo, Jeff Pope ..
Directed by: Yuval Adler
Release date: 2020-09-16

The Windermere Children

7.2/10 IMDB

The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Starring: Iain Glen, Romola Garai, Tim McInnerny, Thomas Kretschmann, Philipp Christopher, Marcel Sabat, Anna Schumacher, Konstantin Frank, Marek Wroblewski, Pascal Fischer ..
Directed by: Michael Samuels
Release date: 2020-01-27
Best History Movies of 2020 : What Is Jeopardy!?: Alex Trebek and America's Most Popular Quiz Show

What Is Jeopardy!?: Alex Trebek and America's Most Popular Quiz Show

8.0/10 IMDB

Michael Strahan sits down with host Alex Trebek in a candid interview. Trebek talks about his life, his cancer battle and the upcoming "Jeopardy!" host episode where the show's greatest competitors face off.

Starring: Alex Trebek, Michael Strahan, Chris Connelly, Johnny Gilbert, Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer, Brad Rutter ..
Release date: 2020-01-02

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

7.3/10 IMDB

A confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band.

Starring: Robbie Robertson, Martin Scorsese, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Van Morrison, Ronnie Hawkins, Taj Mahal, Levon Helm ..
Directed by: Daniel Roher
Release date: 2020-02-21

Showbiz Kids

7.0/10 IMDB

A documentary chronicling the shared experiences of prominent former child stars and the personal and professional price of fame and failure on a child.

Starring: Alex Winter, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Sean Astin, Alyssa Milano, Evan Henzi, Elijah Wood, Henry Thomas, Mara Wilson, Todd Bridges ..
Directed by: Alex Winter
Release date: 2020-07-14
Best History Movies of 2020 : Tutankhamun In Colour

Tutankhamun In Colour

7.0/10 IMDB

A century after the world’s most exciting archaeological find - the tomb of Tutankhamun - we can witness the dramatic scenes of its discovery and marvel at its extraordinary treasures exactly as they were then, in colour.

Starring: Howard Carter ..
Directed by: Paul Bradshaw
Release date: 2020-06-18


5.1/10 IMDB

The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the world.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Hannah Gross, Josh Hamilton, Eve Hewson, Jim Gaffigan, Lois Smith, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Lucy Walters, James Urbaniak ..
Directed by: Michael Almereyda
Release date: 2020-08-14


5.7/10 IMDB

An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.

Starring: Dayo Okeniyi, Bruce Dern, James Cromwell, Kat Graham, Ben Robson, Naturi Naughton, Paul Scheer, Keean Johnson, M.C. Gainey, Mykelti Williamson ..
Directed by: Mark Amin
Release date: 2020-08-18

Man In The Arena

7.3/10 IMDB

Man in the Arena is a feature-length documentary film exploring the life and accomplishments of media icon and political strategist Roger Ailes. Long before founding FOX News, Roger Ailes was an Emmy Award winning producer, director, documentarian, sought-after corporate consultant, and top political strategist. Many know of Ailes and his association with FOX, but few know how he got there, his work electing three presidents, or his pioneering mastery of television production and broadcasting.

Starring: Jon Voight, Roger Ailes, Donald Trump, Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly, Newt Gingrich, Mitch McConnell, Rudolph Giuliani, Dan Quayle, Lara Logan ..
Release date: 2020-07-01

The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine

8.2/10 IMDB

Ireland, 1845. When a deadly fungus destroys potato crops throughout northern Europe, the most impoverished Irish population, whose main source of food is precisely the potato, suffers a cruel famine that will cause more than a million deaths and, in the following ten years, the mass exodus of more than two million people.

Starring: Liam Neeson ..
Directed by: Ruán Magan
Release date: 2020-03-06

The Forbidden Reel

7.8/10 IMDB

According to the official history of Afghanistan, ruthless destruction has always prevailed over art and creation; but there is another tale to be told, the forgotten account of a diverse and progressive country, seen through the lens of innovative filmmakers, a story that survives thanks to a few brave Afghans, a small but very passionate group that secretly fought to save a huge film archive that was constantly menaced by war and religious fanaticism.

Starring: Ahmed Zahed, Adbul Rasool Khalaqi, Hamsafar Azam, Khaled Aziz, Mohamad Yaqood, Farooq Ghulam Baraki, Jamil Dakohai, Safiulla Sadiqi, Zakarya Amin, Koko Gul ..
Directed by: Ariel Nasr
Release date: 2020-03-03
Best History Movies of 2020 : Dark Secrets of a Trillion Dollar Island: Garenne

Dark Secrets of a Trillion Dollar Island: Garenne

7.1/10 IMDB

A documentary that examines the repercussions of the child abuse scandal that erupted on Jersey in 2007 and the role played by two bloggers in forcing the island to confront its past.

Directed by: Camilla Hall
Release date: 2020-03-15

Radium Girls

6.2/10 IMDB

Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.

Starring: Joey King, Abby Quinn, Cara Seymour, Scott Shepherd, Olivia Macklin, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, Susan Hayward, John Bedford Lloyd, Neal Huff, Susan Heyward ..
Directed by: Lydia Dean Pilcher, Virginia Mohler, Ginny Mohler
Release date: 2020-10-23

The Furnace

6.4/10 IMDB

To escape the outback, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold.

Starring: David Wenham, Ahmed Malek, Jay Ryan, Mahesh Jadu, Erik Thomson, Goran D. Kleut, Samson Coulter, Gary Young, Baykali Ganambarr, Osamah Sami ..
Directed by: Roderick MacKay
Release date: 2020-12-10
Best History Movies of 2020 : Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince

Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince

8.2/10 IMDB

A lineup of artists -- including Beck, Common, Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Juanes, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Chris Martin, Mavis Staples, St. Vincent, Usher and more -- pay tribute to Prince's unprecedented influence on music.

Starring: John Legend, Common, Alicia Keys, Usher, Chris Martin, Susanna Hoffs, Morris Day, Beck, Gary Clark Jr., Dave Grohl ..
Directed by: Leon Knoles
Release date: 2020-04-21
Best History Movies of 2020 : The Great

The Great

8.2/10 IMDB

A royal woman living in rural Russia during the 18th century is forced to choose between her own personal happiness and the future of Russia, when she marries an Emperor.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox, Sacha Dhawan, Charity Wakefield, Gwilym Lee, Adam Godley, Douglas Hodge ..
Directed by: Tony McNamara
Release date: 2020-05-15
Best History Movies of 2020 : The Glorias

The Glorias

5.7/10 IMDB

An equal rights crusader, journalist and activist: Gloria Steinem embodies these and more. From her role in the revolutionary women's rights movement to her travels throughout the U.S. and around the world, Steinem has made an everlasting mark on modern history. A nontraditional chronicle of a trailblazing life.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Bette Midler, Lulu Wilson, Janelle Monáe, Timothy Hutton, Lorraine Toussaint, Allie McCulloch, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Mo Brings Plenty ..
Directed by: Julie Taymor
Release date: 2020-12-18

The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden

6.5/10 IMDB

A look into what has shaped President Donald Trump and presidential candidate Joe Biden, where they came from and how they lead.

Starring: Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Will Lyman, Jeremiah Kissel, Mike McNally, Margaret Aitken, Yamiche Alcindor, Ken Auletta, Matt Bai, James M. Baker ..
Directed by: Michael Kirk
Release date: 2020-09-22

Tales of the Uncanny

7.0/10 IMDB

David Gregory and Kier-La Janisse take a detailed look at the history of horror anthology films with the help of more than sixty writers, genre specialists, and members of the film industry.

Starring: Eli Roth, Mark Gatiss, Tom Savini, Roger Corman, Joe Dante, Richard Stanley, Larry Fessenden, Gregory Nicotero, Mick Garris, Reece Shearsmith ..
Directed by: David Gregory
Release date: 2020-10-31
Best History Movies of 2020 : Agatha Christie: 100 Years of Poirot and Miss Marple

Agatha Christie: 100 Years of Poirot and Miss Marple

7.0/10 IMDB

British writer Agatha Christie (1890-1976) published her first novel in 1920, in which the eccentric Belgian private sleuth Hercule Poirot made his debut. Later, in 1927, the first short story starring the gentle spinster Miss Jane Marple appeared. A fascinating journey through popular culture in search of the footprints of two of the most charismatic characters in crime and mystery literature.

Starring: Agatha Christie, Nigel Havers ..
Directed by: Sean Davison
Release date: 2020-10-10
Best History Movies of 2020 : Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie

7.3/10 IMDB

Surpassed only by the Bible and Shakespeare, Agatha Christie is the most successful writer of all time. We all know her characters and incredible plot twists, but what do we know about Agatha herself? Combining rare access to Agatha's family, her personal archive and speaking to those who know her work best, discover what made the world's most successful crime writer tick.

Starring: Samantha Bond ..
Directed by: Matt Cottingham
Release date: 2020-10-23

The Real Right Stuff

7.2/10 IMDB

The story of America's first astronauts, known as the Mercury 7, told through archival news & radio reports, newly transferred & previously unheard NASA mission audio recordings, and more rare & unseen material.

Starring: Tom Wolfe, John Glenn, Frank McGee, Ralph Renick, Virgil Gus Grissom, Walter Cronkite, John F. Kennedy, Alan Shepard, Rene Carpenter, Annie Glenn ..
Directed by: Tom Jennings
Release date: 2020-11-20

Our Queen at War

6.6/10 IMDB

Learn how the longest reigning monarch in British history was shaped by World War II. Princess Elizabeth’s experiences during the war mirrored those of the public and helped shape her into the Queen she is today.

Starring: Phyllis Logan ..
Directed by: Christopher Bruce
Release date: 2020-04-22
Best History Movies of 2020 : Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

9.1/10 IMDB

Francesca, tormented by her past, breaks the silence to talk about surviving the horrors of the comfort stations of Imperial Japan.

Starring: Grace Shen, Grace Chim, Yuyu Kitamura, Rumi Oyama ..
Directed by: Seayoon Jeong
Release date: 2020-06-28

My Name Is Sara

6.5/10 IMDB

The true life-story of Sara Góralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best friend’s identity and finds refuge in a small village, where she is taken in by a farmer and his young wife. She soon discovers the dark secrets of her employers’ marriage, compounding the greatest secret she must strive to protect, her true identity.

Starring: Zuzanna Surowy, Konrad Cichon, Michalina Olsza?ska, Eryk Lubos, Iwona Bielska, Wies?aw Komasa, Ryszard Ronczewski, Anna Korzeniecka ..
Directed by: Steven Oritt
Release date: 2020-02-27

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

3.3/10 IMDB

King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot and King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table to fight to get back his crown.

Starring: Richard Short, Joe Egan, Ronan Summers, Olivia Bernstone, Georgia Curtis, Charlie Hiett, Jennifer Matter, Stella Stocker, James G. Nunn, Kris Johnson ..
Directed by: Giles Alderson
Release date: 2020-05-28

As Long As I'm Famous

5.2/10 IMDB

Writer/Director Bruce Reisman pays homage to the Golden Age of Broadway during the summer of 1948. Inspired by true events, this is the story of private, often forbidden romances of legends from Montgomery Clift to Richard Rodgers, told through the perspective of 24-year-old Sidney Lumet. This special director’s cut adds 12 minutes of previously-unseen footage.

Starring: Michael Paré, Tracy Nelson, David Chokachi, Eric Lutes, Aaron Fors, Amanda Grace Jenkins, Camille Montgomery, Gavin Adams, Nicholas Luna ..
Directed by: Bruce Reisman
Release date: 2020-05-01
Best History Movies of 2020 : Tales from the Multiverse

Tales from the Multiverse

6.4/10 IMDB

God is a single parent and amateur programmer. He’s working on project ‘Earth’ but never seems to get a break from the kids. One day though, he finally gets a breakthrough.

Directed by: Magnus Igland Møller, Mette Tange, Peter Smith
Release date: 2020-10-10
Best History Movies of 2020 : Tony Robinson's VE Day Minute by Minute

Tony Robinson's VE Day Minute by Minute

4.9/10 IMDB

Tony Robinson’s VE Day: Minute By Minute will take a unique look at a pivotal day in the history of the modern world, delving into the key events that made VE Day such a momentous twenty-four hours. This is the story of what happened on that most celebrated and important day, including original interviews with historians and veterans who tell their stories and share their first-hand experiences. Using unseen archive footage and stills, plus never told accounts from veterans who were there, this one-off special will chart the moment the clock struck midnight, to 24 hours later, when fighting officially stopped across Europe. Up and down the country it was dawning on people that they were waking up not with fear or anxiety, but with relief and excitement. This was a Great Britain no one had experienced for six years. A Britain at peace. At almost no notice street celebrations were being prepared and tens of thousands were flocking to London and other city centres.

Starring: Tony Robinson ..
Release date: 2020-05-08

The 24th

6.1/10 IMDB

The incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917. The Houston Riot was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers in response to the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of Houston police officers.

Starring: Trai Byers, Bashir Salahuddin, Aja Naomi King, Mo McRae, Tosin Morohunfola, Mykelti Williamson, Thomas Haden Church, Lorenzo Yearby, David King, Cuyle Carvin ..
Directed by: Kevin Willmott
Release date: 2020-08-21

Holy Silence

7.0/10 IMDB

As World War II looms, Pope Pius XI calls on a humble American priest to help him challenge the evils of Nazism and anti-Semitism. But death intervenes, and Pope Pius XII now carries out a very different response to Hitler and the Holocaust.

Starring: Marco Barricelli ..
Directed by: Steven Pressman
Release date: 2020-01-21

Albert Einstein: Still a Revolutionary

6.3/10 IMDB

Using a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, correspondence, and new and illuminating interviews, Julia Newman makes the case that Albert Einstein's example of social and political activism is as important today as are his brilliant, groundbreaking theories.

Starring: Daniel Alexander ..
Directed by: Julia Newman
Release date: 2020-05-24

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