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“Who Will Write Our History” is a vital Holocaust documentary

Source:  The New York Times “Who Will Write Our History” recounts a bold story of Nazi resistance. And inside that one story are countless others, each immensely important. After German forces imprisoned hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a band of...

National Geographic acquires global rights to “Avenging Angel”

Source:  Realscreen National Geographic has acquired the global rights, excluding the UK and Ireland, to "Avenging Evil." The documentary tells the story of a small group of Holocaust survivors who attempted in 1946 to carry out the indiscriminate murder of six...

HBO acquires World War II doc “The Cold Blue”

Source:  Deadline HBO Documentary Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Erik Nelson’s "The Cold Blue" which tells the story of the Eighth Air Force that flew multiple deadly missions during World War II. "The Cold Blue," from Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions and...

Watch the haunting trailer for Robert Greene’s “Bisbee ’17”

Source:  Paste Documentary is eerily pertinent in light of today's immigration crisis. On July 17, 1917, 1,200 miners of mostly Eastern-European and Mexican descent were rounded up by a group of 2,000 armed and deputized citizens and forced out of the small town of...

“Hitler’s Hollywood” examines films produced in Nazi-era Germany

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter Rudiger Suchsland's documentary, "Hitler's Hollywood," chronicling German cinema during the Nazi era has the perverse effect of making you want to watch many of the films under discussion. It's understandable considering the fascinating...

In “A German Life,” Goebbels’ secretary explains her actions

Source:  The New York Times “A German Life” is likely to be the last new movie of its kind: a documentary that presents contemporary testimony from someone who witnessed the inner workings of the Nazi high command. The movie is taken from 30 hours of interviews with...