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’71

Directed by Yann Demange

“A riveting thriller set in the mean streets of Belfast over the course of 24 hours, ’71 brings the grim

A War

Directed by Tobias Lindholm

Examining the moral complexities of split–second decision-making, Lindholm’s film follows Danish commander Claus Pedersen as he does his best to

Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

Directed by Arnaud des Pallieres

Arnaud de Pallières’s adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist’s 1808 novella, a classic of German Romanticism, explores a fault line between

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by Lewis Milestone

Adapting Erich Maria Remarque’s classic novel of the atrocities of war for Universal, Lewis Milestone produced one of the studio’s

And We Were Young

Directed by Andy Smetanka

Andy Smetanka’s work has ranged from creating a short segment for Guy Maddin’s MY WINNEPEG to ‘The Bachelor and the

Ashes and Diamonds

Directed by Andrzej Wajda

Wajda’s early masterpiece is set on the last day of World War II and the first day of peace—and between

Back to 1942

Directed by Feng Xiaogang

In 1942, Henan province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of

Colette

Directed by Milan Cieslar

Renowned Czech author Arnošt Lustig’s novel Colette draws on his personal experience at a Nazi concentration camp and the recollection of

E-Team

Directed by Ross Kauffman, Katy Chevigny

When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team),

From Mayerling To Sarajevo

Directed by Max Ophüls

Banned during the German occupation of France in WWII and directly leading to Ophüls’ (La Ronde, The Earrings of Madame

Grave of the Fireflies

Directed by Isco Takahata

Helmed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, Grave of the Fireflies ranks among the greatest achievements of Japanese anime. The story

Henry V

Directed by Laurence Olivier

Tasked by Winston Churchill to create a rousing piece of morale-boosting, pro-British entertainment during the twilight years of World War