Theme: War

Body of War

Iraq War veteran Tomas Young returns from duty with a severed spine and post-traumatic stress disorder. As Young reflects on his experiences in combat and the high price he paid for going to fight in the Middle East, he begins to question the validity of the war in Iraq and the value of war in general.

Control Room

Control Room is a documentary film about Al Jazeera and its relations with the US Central Command (CENTCOM), as well as the other news organizations that covered the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Faces of the Enemy

Faces of the Enemy follows social psychologist Sam Keen as he unmasks how individuals and nations dehumanize to justify the inhumanity of war.

First Light

An 18-year-old boy joins 92 squadron of Her Majesty’s Air Force.

Fog of War

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara.


Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

Grace, Milly, Lucy

In Uganda, more than 30,000 children have been abducted by rebel troops over the past 20 years and forced into armed conflict.

Hotel Rwanda

The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during the struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

In Country

A teenage girl hopes to learn more about her father who died in the Vietnam War from her uncle, whom she lives with, who was traumatically and mentally affected by the war.

In the Name of the Father

A long fight for legal justice by a man and his family falsely accused of terrorism.

Independent Media in a Time of War

Amy Goodman speaks about the corporate media’s coverage of the 2003 Iraq War. She discusses the way that the U.S. media downplayed civilian causalities and glorified military combat, and she asks her audience to consider the costs of coverage that is both sanitized and sensationalized.

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers

This documentary from Robert Greenwald argues that corporations have made a fortune from the Iraq War.

Joyeux Noel

A tri-lingual film about the Christmas Truce of 1914.

Paths of Glory

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.

Peace Has No Borders

Peace Has No Borders is a feature-length documentary about a group of U.S. Iraq and Afghan War resisters seeking refuge in an increasingly conservative Canada. Caught between two countries, they fight a battle to win the right to stay in Canada.

Pushing the Elephant

The extraordinary story of a mother and daughter reunited after a decade separated by the civil war in the Congo.

The Battle of Algiers

A classic documentary comissioned by the Algerian government covering both the French Foreign Legion and the Algerian struggling for independence. It is noted for its depiction of the effects of war on all parties to a conflict.

The Day After Trinity

Scientists and witnesses involved in the creation and testing of the first ever atomic bomb reflect on the Manhattan project and its leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer, who upon completion of his invention became a powerful spokesperson against the nuclear arms race.

The Final Solution

Indian film connecting Indian and Pakistai lust for nuclear weapons, male sexuality and violence against women.

The Good Lie

A group of Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes their lives.