Chronicles the missteps of post-Iraq war planning that led to the region's spiral into insurgency, highlighted by Paul Bremer's disastrous decision to eliminate all Ba'ath party members from the…
A vivid exposition of the Japanese occupation and pillage of Nanking, China. Dramatizing the 70-year old tragedy: archival footage, present-day interviews with Chinese survivors and former Japanese…
Democracy comes to China with the first-ever election of class monitor for the third-graders at Evergreen Primary School in the Hubei province capital of Wuhan. Think "Kid Nation," only instead of…
There's a lot of sap in this Christmas tree. The self-proclaimed "first African-American ensemble comedy" of the season (despite following November hit "This Christmas"),
How can you take a play seriously when its protagonist is a teenage hooker who needs only six months with a caring older man to transform herself into an interior designer? How can you avoid wincing…
Pic brings to cinematic life the writings of several Iraq war vets, interspersing these vignettes with his interviews of the authors and comments by literati who are also vets from earlier conflicts.
Raymont follows peripatetic writer Ariel Dorfman as he makes peace with his past, specifically his years as an Allende supporter who fled Chile following Pinochet's coup d'etat.
Thousands of dispossessed Haitians toil in Dominican Republic sugarcane fields under the watch of armed guards. The pic tracks the travails of Spanish priest Hartley as he attempts to organize these…
Based on Lynn Nicholas' book of the same name, the film lays out the theft and destruction -- and hard-won survival -- of some of Europe's art treasures during the Third Reich and World War II…
After illustrating the failings of the U.S. health-care system through its victims and its Nixon-era roots, Moore travels to Canada, England, France and Cuba to paint a stark contrast with socialized…
An in-depth look at the abuse of prisoners at Bagram, Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay prisons with interviews by former high-ranking U.S. government officials and the soldiers who were involved.