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NEW DOCUMENTARY DVD RELEASES APRIL – MAY 2015

posted 21 May 2015, 12:03 by Julian Whiting

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A DATE WITH HISTORY: HIROSHIMA 1945 (12) 1965 £9.99
A television reconstruction of the bombing of Hiroshima, presented by Ludovic Kennedy and Group Captain Leonard Cheshire. Originally shown in 1965, this documentary includes a discussion of the main issues raised.
APOCALYPSE HITLER (E) 2011 £17.99
Channel 4 documentary chronicling the life of Adolf Hitler up to his election as German Chancellor in 1933.
CHURCHILL AND THE GENERALS (E) 2013 £34.99
Features ‘A Giant in the Century – His Life in Colour’ (2013), follows Churchill’s private life and political career. The short documentary ‘Churchill’s Island’ (1941), chronicles the events of the Battle of Britain during the early days of the Second World War.
DAN SNOW’S BATTLE OF THE SOMME (E) 2014 £8.99
Dan Snow presents this documentary that explores the digitally-restored film titled ‘Battle of Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks’ showing a rare glimpse into the front-line of the Battle of the Somme.
DREAMCATCHER (E) 2014 LONGINOTTO, KIM £14.99
Documentary written and directed by Kim Longinotto which focuses on a former prostitute who now helps youngsters escape the profession.
ENGLISH ROYALTY-A GUIDE FOR THE REST OF US (E) 2014 £12.99
From wars to weddings, this documentary examines the historical journey and the modern-day significance of the most famous royal family in the world.
THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER SOLD (15) 2011 SPURLOCK, MORGAN £9.99
Morgan Spurlock’s documentary turns his satirical eye on product placement within the film industry.
HAPPINESS (U) 2013 BALMÈS, THOMAS IN DZONGKHA £19.99
Beautifully filmed documentary set in the tiny village of Laya, nestled deep in the Himalayan mountainside in Bhutan, where an innocent, simpler lifestyle is slowly seduction by technology and progress.
HÔTEL TERMINUS (PG) 1988 OPHÜLS, MARCEL £12.99
Oscar-winning documentary about the life of Nazi SS officer Klaus Barbie.
MAIDAN (E) 2014 LOZNITSA, SERGEI £14.99
Documentary centred around the civil uprisings in Ukraine during 2013.
LA MAISON DE LA RADIO (PG) 2013 FRANCE PHILIBERT, NICOLAS £15.99
Look behind the scenes of the French public radio broadcaster ‘Radio France’.
MY LIFE DIRECTED BY NICOLAS WINDING REFN (15) 2014 CORFIXEN, LIV £9.99
Film follows the Danish film-maker Nicolas Winding Refn, during the filming and release of his 2013 film ‘Only God Forgives’.
NATIONAL GALLERY (12A) WISEMAN, FREDERICK 2014 £17.99
Look inside London’s famous National Gallery.
NIGHT WILL FALL (15) 2014 SINGER, ANDRE £19.99
André Singer’s documentary tells the extraordinary story of the filming of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. As the Allied forces liberated the Nazi concentration camps in, their terrible discoveries were recorded by army and newsreel cameramen, revealing for the first time the full horror of what had happened.
OUR MAN IN TEHRAN (E) 2013 WEINSTEIN,L/TAYLOR, D £14.99
Documentary chronicling the events of the Iranian hostage crisis in 1980.
PICTURES OF THE OLD WORLD (E) 1972 SLOVAKIA HANÁK, DUSAN £12.99
Film about the lives if nine people living in the remote and forgotten villages of the Tatra mountains where they struggle with dire poverty and deprivation – a sharp contrast to the communist propaganda of the time which promised citizens a socialist paradise.
JOHN PILGER: BREAKING THE MIRROR (E) 1997 MUNRO, DAVID £9.99
Film documenting the downfall of the British media following The Sun’s move to Wapping in 1986.
JOHN PILGER: THE WAR ON DEMOCRACY (12) 2007 £12.99
Australian-British journalist John Pilger presents this documentary which seeks to uncover the reality behind US intervention in Latin American politics over the last 50 years.
KINK (15) 2013 VOROS, CHRISTINA £15.99
Documentary profiling the BDSM pornography company Kink.com founded by Peter Acworth.
RISE OF THE NAZI PARTY (E) 2015 (5060294376187) £14.99
Ten-part documentary series about Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering, Heinrich Himmler and Joseph Goebbels; the four men implicit in the rise of the Nazi Party. The episodes are: ‘Nazism Is Born’, ‘Becoming Respectable’, ‘Seizing Power’, ‘In Power’, ‘Preparing for War’, ‘Hitler’s Biggest Blunder’, ‘The Final Solution’, ‘Plots and Delusions’, ‘End Game’ and ‘Aftermath’.
TONY ROBINSON’S WORLD WAR 1 (E) 2014 £14.99
Tony Robinson presents this four-part documentary series about the WW1.
TURNED TOWARDS THE SUN (15) 2012 OLLIVER, GREG £9.99
Life story of British writer and poet Micky Burn MC, who was the lover of the communist spy Guy Burgess, expressing admiration for Hitler. In 1942, he took part in a daring commando assault on the French port of St Nazaire, where he was captured, and he ended the war a POW in Colditz. After the war he became a committed Marxist and be credited with saving the life of Audrey Hepburn.

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

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