DOCUMENTARY DVD RELEASES FOR JUNE 2015
ALTMAN (15) 2014 MANN, RON £17.99
Film about American film-maker Robert Altman.
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.
DIOR AND I (12) 2014 TCHENG, FRÉDÉRIC £15.99
Film explores the inner workings of the Dior fashion house founded in 1946 by Christian Dior.
THE GREEN PRINCE (15) 2014 SCHIRMAN, NADAV £15.99
Film about how the son of Hamas founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef was manipulated into becoming a spy for the Israeli security service Shin Bet.
LONDON IN THE RAW (15) 1964 COHEN,N./ MILLER,A.L. £17.99
Cult documentary exploring 1960s London nightlife.
PRIMITIVE LONDON (15) 1964 COHEN,N./ MILLER,A.L. £17.99
Sequel to ‘London in the Raw’ exploring the more explicit side of London life after dark, this time the film centres around events at the Ace Cafe and features interviews with mods, rockers, strippers and beatniks.
THE MAN WHO CRACKED THE NAZI CODE – THE STORY OF ALAN TURING (E) 2015 WAEREBEKE, DENIS VAN £11.99
Documentary about British codebreaker and computer scientist Alan Turing.
THE MAN WHO SAVED THE WORLD(15) RUSSIA 2014 ANTHONY, PETER £17.99
Documentary about the life of Stanislav Petrov, who reported a potential missile attack on the USSR as a false alarm and is credited with saving the world from a nuclear war.
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’.
ON YER BIKE – A HISTORY OF CYCLING ON FILM (E) 1983 £22.99
History of cycling on British film. Featuring archive footage from short films, animations, advertisements, newsreel items and public information broadcasts, the programme follows the history of cycling on film in Britain between 1899 and 1983.
WAR AND PEACE (E) 2002 INDIA PATWARDHAN, ANAND IN HINDI £12.99
Film explores the militarisation of India since the death of Mahatma Gandhi and how India has joined the global arms race along with their nuclear-armed and hostile neighbour Pakistan.
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