NEW APRIL/MAY 2016 DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

1916 – A TERRIBLE BEAUTY (E) 2016 COLLINS, P/MAGAN R. £19.99
Liam Neeson narrates this three-part documentary about the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.
A VENUE FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (E) 2016 PROVENZA, PAUL £12.99
Featuring interviews with rock stars and comedians, the documentary looks at the power of manipulation held by these performers and the similarities of their stage presence with that of the Nazis rallies.
BRITAIN’S BLOODY CROWN (E) 2014 £15.99
Four-part series telling the story of the War of the Roses .
CHRONIQUE D’UN ÉTÉ /CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER (12) FRANCE 1961 ROUCH, JEAN/MORIN, EDGER £17.99
Groundbreaking documentary that is a sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France.
CULLODEN/THE WAR GAME (15) 1965 WATKINS, PETER £19.99
Double bill of documentary-style BBC dramas . ‘Culloden’ (1964) depicts the 1746 Battle of Culloden in which the British Army defeated the outnumbered Scottish Jacobite forces. ‘The War Game’ (1965) depicts a fictional Soviet nuclear attack against Britain and shows events leading up to and in the aftermath of the devastating attack. Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (12A) 2015 JONES, KENT £15.99
Film-makers including Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater come together to discuss the influence of Truffaut’s book on modern cinema.
INNOCENCE OF MEMORIES (12) 2015 TURKEY GEE, G. £17.99
Film of the construction of a museum by author Orhan Pamuk which catalogues the artefacts of an unrequited love in 1970s Istanbul, the subject of his novel, ‘The Museum of Innocence’.
THE KINGDOM OF ZYDECO (E) 2014 MUGGE, ROBERT £14.99
Documentary about the black Creole music scene of Southwest Louisiana which underwent a controversial overhaul after the death of founding father and self-proclaimed King of Zydeco Clifton Chenier.
MARWENCOL (E) 2010 MALMBERG, JEFF £15.99
Artist Mark Hogancamp having lost the ability to write and draw in an attack builds a full 1/6th scale version of a World War II-era Belgian town named Marwencol in his back garden, complete with characters and storylines reflecting those around him.
NARCO CULTURA (E) 2013   MEXICO     SCHWARZ, SHAUL    £15.99
Documentary about the Mexican drug war in Ciudad Juárez and how those involved are portrayed in popular culture, including within the rising subgenre of narcocorrido music.

OUR MAN IN TEHRAN (E) 2013 WEINSTEIN,L/TAYLOR, D £15.99
Documentary chronicling the events of the Iranian hostage crisis in 1980.
THE PROPAGANDA GAME (15) 2015 LONGORIA, ALVARO £19.99
A look at the different types of propaganda used by North Korea. Using privileged access provided by insider and communist Alejandro Cao de Benós, the film studies the ways that North Korea manipulates the truth to achieve their desired goals.
QUE TA JOIE DEMEURE/JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING (E) 2014 FRANCE CÔTÉ, DENIS £15.99
The film explores ideas surrounding the function of labour and the importance of work to society and individuals.
REDNECKS AND CULCHIES (E) 2016 MONAGHAN, TONY £11.99
Look at debilitating addictions of drink and drugs on the employed working class Midwest Americans.
ROME’S INVISIBLE CITY (E) 2015 £12.99
Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott present this BBC documentary about the underground secrets of Ancient Rome
SPEED SISTERS (PG) 2015 FARES, AMBER ARABIC £15.99
Documentary about the first all-female Arab racing team the Speed Sisters, who compete against one other and have to region’s politics and military as they travel from race to race and try to use their collective passion for racing to become role models for other young Middle Eastern women.
THREE DAYS IN AUSCHWITZ (E) 2015 MORA, PHILIPPE £12.99
Director Philippe Mora visits to the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps. Over three visits to the sites in 2010, 2012 and 2014, Mora learns about the fates of many of his family members who were killed at the camps by the Nazi regime.

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

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