At the end of the 16th century, Wallachia's ruler Michael the Brave dreams of uniting the kingdoms of Wallachia,Transylvania and Moldavia into a single country known as The United Principalities.
Marshal Zhang Xueliang, Commander of the North Eastern Army, grows progressively disillusioned by Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek's policy to engage the Chinese Communist Party rather than fight the Japanese invaders which are occupying Manchuria. Despite numerous pleas, Chiang does not budge. After discussing with fellow general Yang Hucheng, the two take events into their own hands and place Chiang Kai-shek under arrest on December 12, 1936, forcing Chiang into a coalition with the CCP.
NKP's first run of 2015 with special interviews with crew members.
Hitler in Los Angeles tells the incredible but true story of how Leon Lewis, a Jewish lawyer, led a spy ring that included ex-Klansmen and the son of a German general. While law enforcement was busy chasing ineffectual communists, Lewis’ ring stopped several outlandish plots to kidnap or kill prominent Hollywood figures like Al Jolson, Charlie Chaplin and Samuel Goldwyn to promote the Nazi cause.
The film is about the first oil-well in the world in the world in the 1920th.
Since the mid-90’s, and the outbreak of common digital video editors, like iMovie and Windows Movie Maker, a silent epidemic has spread through our education system: The common "Video Project." Educational videos produced by teens, to educate their peers on subjects they haven't been taught yet, themselves. In 2015, (visionary producers) Daniel Ahrens & Jason Flood amassed a considerable collection of History Class video projects from across our great nation. "The History Project" curates these projects, and arranges them chronologically to tell the story of America. This is our past, told by our future.
In postwar Tokyo, while his mum works, Taichi spends his days alone and misses his dad who was killed in the war. Through his friendship with an old man who tends a seemingly dead cherry tree, Taichi learns about the tree and gradually becomes more positive. (Source: Treasures of the Heart)
When Lady Sheila Boothroyd hears that the planning authorities are determined to drive a road through her grounds, she announces her intention to kill herself at the precise moment that the bulldozers start on their shameful work. As the hour strikes and the bulldozers' roar is heard, her husband General Sir William Boothroyd enters in full regimental regalia, while his old ex-army servant sounds the Last Post. Then, as the whole family stands stricken, the door opens...
The film is about the hero of the Soviet Union, chechenian Khanpasha Nuradilov.
We are at the end of World War II, when the German High Command will attempt once more to the föltartóztassa advancing Soviet troops. Five Hungarian soldiers - a sergeant and four privates - the only hope for survival, as most of the Hungarian soldiers. Unfortunate circumstances, receive a stamp, which is open to forging orders. Small villages are trying to get through the war. The school but only as long calming neutral way, but does not bring up the first decision-making situation. Heroes is a wary, wily judge at the request of law enforcement task undertaken, and will have a significant role in the tragic death of two prisoners. The overheated historical moments working poor reflexes, and either one can form unexpectedly from the sky plane, or a lot of people who can not reconcile the last efforts of the events turned inside out.
Take to the high seas with the most famous pirates of all time, and discover the truth behind the legends of men like Blackbeard. While the possibility of wealth and fame was real, so was the chance that they would be struck down by the guns and sabers of those they attacked, or done in by disease, malnutrition and the capricious seas. LOST CITY OF PIRATES is a riveting look at a long-ago era that continues to fuel our imaginations. Meet the legendary figures that roamed the high seas, and learn their stories from leading authors and historians. Go beneath the waves to see the remains of the pirate city once feared as "the wickedest place on earth," and learn the true story of the notorious pirates of Jamaica's Port Roya
History brings the extraordinary world of ancient Egypt to life in a bountiful collection of documentaries that journey back to a time of giant pyramids, mysterious hieroglyphs, and elaborate burial tombs. From the secrets of the Sphinx to the glittering sepulcher of the legendary Tutankhamun, Egypt: Pyramids and Mummies details the pharaohs and feats that created the world's very first superpower. Get an inside look at the recently discovered KV-5, believed to be the family tomb of Ramses the Great, follow the Egyptian Book of the Dead, one of the oldest religious documents in the world and the likely source of the Ten Commandments, from its creation in approximately 1800 BCE near the site of the Egyptian city of Thebes, to its rediscovery in 1887 AD, and learn how ancient Egypt's gods and rituals impacted modern religions to help create a spiritually unique country.