Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil & The Presidency 2007

A fascinating account of the presidency of Andrew Jackson, who was both one of America's great presidents and a borderline tyrant. The seventh president shook up the glossy world of Washington, DC with his "common-man" methods and ideals, but also oversaw one of the most controversial events in American history: the forced removal of Indian tribes, including the Cherokees, from their homes.

Return 1993 1993

A still camera acts as a time "window". Through it, the reality become both a Return to the past and the present.

Guilty of Innocence 1992

This sumptuously photographed period drama is set in 1791 Vienna. Maximilian Bardo, an opportunistic 18-year old Viennese man with aspirations to rise above his bourgeois upbringing, looks for a chance to shoehorn himself into the nobility. His hopes lead him to the castle of a wealthy inventor, Alexander Plant. It is here that a strange story is played out, as Maximilian, full of naive illusions and innocent ideals of what it means to be wealthy and noble, quickly loses his innocence. Falling prey to the jaded aristocrats in residence, he is cruelly initiated into their decadent games.

What The Durrells Did Next 2019

Hosted by Keeley Hawes, star of the popular television series The Durrells, this documentary reveals the adventures of the eccentric Durrell family once they left Corfu, Greece.

Antamosi 1991

A half-hour narrative fiction short that explores the Greek experience in Australia. Memories, betrayals and secrets emerge from the past when Katina's mother comes from Greece to visit the family. The bitter embrace between mother and daughter is observed by Katina's own daughter, Sophia, who must play her own role in this moving drama of estrangement.

As Time Goes By 2011

With a travel guide tucked under the arm photographing visitors walk into narrow alleys and then reappear. Children, who start to chase each other in between the columns, adults, who try their jumping skills. This refers to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin.

Quintinshill: Britain's Deadliest Rail Disaster

Neil Oliver describes the worst ever railway accident in the UK, which happened a hundred years ago on 22 May 1915, in which three trains collided at Quintinshill near Gretna Green. One of the trains was a troop train taking soldiers to fight in World War I at the Battle of Gallipoli: many of the dead were in this train which caught fire due to escaped gas from the archaic gas lighting in the carriages. The cause of the crash was attributed to a catastrophic signalman's error, but Neil examines whether there were other contributory factors and whether there was a cover-up to prevent investigation of them, making convenient scapegoats of the signalmen.

Kupala

A story about the dramatic fate of the national poet of Belarus Yanka Kupala. The movie reveals the main milestones of the poet’s life and career, coinciding with the most tragic events of the 20th century.