Elena Jordi was the first woman to direct a film in Spain. Carla Mingueza, a young actress from Barcelona, goes in the search of this forgotten woman and the only film she made called "Thaïs".
In 1536, Captain Alcaraza of New Spain met a naked Spaniard who identified himself as Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca. He had been missing for 7 years and was presumed dead, but according to La Relacion, his own written account of events first published in Spain in 1542, something else entirely had occurred.
Scholars agree that he had survived the shipwreck of the 1527 Narvaez Expedition, washing up near what today is Galveston,Texas and had spent 7 years living with the Capoque and Chorruco branches of the Karankawa tribe before traveling all the way from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific.
Cabeza de Vaca entered the annals of colonial history as A Savior among Savages: A great explorer who led and taught the natives.
But what if that's not how the story really went?
This 49 minute documentary examines Cabeza de Vaca's time with indigenous North American peoples through the lens of gender.
The history of Wesley United Methodist Church located in Beaufort, South Carolina and the research to try and better understand their 200 year old cemetery using Ground Penetrating Radar.
Maury Voices is comprised of four short pieces featuring individuals whose lives represent this Tennessee county in the 1800's. A First Lady, two former slaves, a daughter of the Rippavilla home, and an Athenaeum schoolgirl speak of the upheaval brought by war and the unexpected lives they led following the conflict.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had a very special relationship with the State of Georgia. This compelling documentary describes the mutual benefits that the friendship provided to both the President and the people of Georgia.
The story of Marzo, revolutionary and partisan, from the First World War to opposition to fascism; from the Spanish Civil War to the Resistance.
Rémy Cassigneul was 19, Marguerite Cassigneul 17
when, on June 6, 1944, the Allied forces landed in
They expected to see Americans, their ears theirs
soon made it clear that they were Canadians. Of
young men barely older than them who, after 4
years of occupation, freed them from occupation
German in the Juno Beach area. A bunch of
sand of ten kilometers stretching f
In the days before personal computers, before the Internet and the worldwide web connected us to global information, before smartphones connected us to one another, before GPS guided our journeys. Before this technology was a part of everyday life, American astronauts explored new frontiers in space and on the moon. A half century ago, men on board the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space capsules talked to earth, navigated in space and to the moon and back, and exchanged critical data with mission control. How was this accomplished five decades ago? By the ingenuity and dedication of a company founded in the heartland of America - The Collins Radio Company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
"Moon Talk", the second chapter (but first to be completed) of a three-part series, tells the little-known story of the people who designed the space communication systems and how they did it. These systems were technical feats that had never been done before, and played a crucial role in America's race to be first to land a man on the moon.
The Susita car is well known in Israel. For many years it was considered a groundbreaking Israeli invention in the world of industry. It's a sad story about a dream and its disillusionment: to create an automobile industry that almost took over the world.
Atomkraftwerk Zwentendorf is a monument to the power of public protest and the potential of a democratic vote.
Throughout the South of the United States, tempers flare up as confederate monuments are targeted for removal. During a 6000 mile road trip through the former Confederacy, this documentary explores the legacy of Southern Heritage. A myriad of supporters and opponents is met along the way: White, Black, North and South. Each with their own view on what's worth remembering and preserving. Is there a way past these crossroads?
A photographer confronts the collective amnesia of America, and reveals the obliterated past of the Wild West.
The city of Hermoupolis, capital of Syros is located at the center of the Cyclades, in the Aegean Sea, in Greece.
In its history one can find all the elements that shaped contemporary Greece.
This is an animated documentary telling its story.
At first sight, what looks like a decayed and abandoned Old Havana’s building guards almost 380 years of History lay behind those walls, which many presidents had tried to put down.
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