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1917
1917 (2020)

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic's George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones' Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers--Blake's own brother among them.

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Jojo Rabbit
Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Writer director Taika Waititi (THOR: RAGNAROK, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE), brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, JOJO RABBIT, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic.

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The Cave
The Cave (2019)

Oscar nominee Feras Fayyad ("Last Men in Aleppo") delivers an unflinching story of the Syrian war with his powerful new documentary, The Cave.

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Hondros
Hondros (2018)

Chris Hondros photographed more than a decade of conflict before being killed in Libya in 2011. Documentarian and childhood friend Greg Campbell captures the story of Hondros, his subjects, and the passion that made Chris an award-winning photojournalist. Winner of the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival 2017.

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The Captain (Der Hauptmann)
The Captain (Der Hauptmann) (2018)

Based on the arresting true story of the Executioner of Emsland, The Captain follows a German army deserter, Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), after he finds an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despite the suspicions of some.

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City of Ghosts
City of Ghosts (2017)

This documentary from Matthew Heineman goes behind enemy lines in Syria to follow the citizen journalist collective "Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently" as they attempt to expose the human rights violations by ISIS and fight the terrorist group's misinformation campaigns in their home country.

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Last Men in Aleppo
Last Men in Aleppo (2017)

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Fayyad and Danish co-director Johannessen's breathtaking work - a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage - follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards explosions in the hope of saving lives.

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Megan Leavey
Megan Leavey (2017)

MEGAN LEAVEY is based on the true life story of a young marine corporal (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him.

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Beasts of No Nation
Beasts of No Nation (2015)

In West Africa, the life of young Agu (Abraham Attah) is disrupted when his father is slaughtered in a civil war and he is inscripted as a child soldier into a mercenary unit led by the sadistic Commandant (Idris Elba).

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Best Of Enemies
Best Of Enemies (2015)

In the summer of 1968, television news changed forever. Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley, Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore Vidal was a leftist novelist and polemicist.

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