Keyword: Communism


Ida (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
Eighteen-year-old Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her aunt Wanda, a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks her with the declaration that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the...

Trumbo (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/29/2015
Dalton Trumbo, a prolific screenwriter in 1940s Hollywood, is summoned by the House of Un-American Activities Committee to reveal his Communist sympathies and cronies. Trumbo remains silent and convinces his friends to do the same to protect their rights as American citizens. He is held in contempt of Congress and sentenced to prison. Upon his release, he finds that he and his friends have been...

Blush (1996)

Rated: None Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 06/06/1996
In 1949, the new Communist regime is wiping out the ways of old China. Across the country, soldiers are shutting down red light districts and "re-educating" prostitutes as laborers. On the outskirts of Shanghai, in Suzhou, the girls from the Red Happiness Inn, a high class brothel, are rounded up. Qiuyi escapes and hides out with the love of her life, Lao Pu, the son of a well-to-do family, and a...
Last Emperor

Last Emperor (1987)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 163 minutes Release date: 11/19/1987
The story of the last imperial ruler of China.
Charlie Wilson's War

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/20/2007
Charlie Wilson was a bachelor congressman from Texas who had a habit of showing up in hot tubs with strippers and cocaine. His "Good Time Charlie" exterior, however, masked an extraordinary mind, a deep sense of patriotism and a passion for the underdog, and in the early 1980s the underdog was Afghanistan--which had just been brutally invaded by the Russians. Charlie's longtime friend and patron...
Pour une femme

Pour une femme (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
At thirty-five, as Anne attempts to deal the death of her mother, she discovers she hardly knows anything of her own family's past. While gathering her deceased mother's belongings, she discovers old photographs and letters that convince her to take a closer look at her parents' life. Transported to France, we begin to follow the love and life of the young couple as they prepare to begin their new...

JFK: A President Betrayed (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
New evidence is uncovered that reveals how President John F. Kennedy boldly reversed deeply entrenched pro-war government policy to embark on secret back-channel peace efforts with Russian President Nikita Khrushchev, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and other "enemies" of the United States.
Dir: Cory Taylor
With: N/A
Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead

Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your girlfriend with an axe, chain-sawing your own arm off, and watching in horror as your closest friends were devoured by a zombified Nazi battalion, you'd have to assume that things couldn't get much worse. In Martin's case, that was only the beginning.
Last Days in Vietnam

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbles. The United States has only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. As Communist victory becomes inevitable and the U.S. readies to withdraw, some Americans begin to consider the certain imprisonment and possible death of their...
Dir: Rory Kennedy
With: N/A
Act of Killing

The Act of Killing (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 07/18/2013
The filmmakers explore of a chilling aspect of Indonesian society, where death squad leaders from the military coup that overthrew the government in 1965 have become heroes. These killers of millions are challenged to reenact their crimes against humanity in the style of the American movies that they grew up loving and patterned their murders on. They play the killers and the victims, and what...

Der Turm (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 180 minutes Release date: 11/06/2014
In 1982, the cracks in East Germany's repressive police state's façade are beginning to show, but an educated few still enjoy some advantages. The Hoffmans throw dinner parties with live classical music and spirited political discussions, holding out for a better future. But Richard hides a double life and secrets that come back to haunt him. And in this climate of fear, with the secret police...
Burning Bush

Burning Bush (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 240 minutes Release date: 06/10/2014
This film tells the story of the political intrigue and fight for freedom in communist Czechoslovakia following the self-sacrifice by Jan Palach, the young student who set fire to himself in Prague in January 1969, and the legal efforts of his family to clear his name in the face of the oppressive communist propaganda machine. Based on actual events and characters.

Red Hollywood (1995)

Rated: None Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 11/29/1995
The subject of "Red" directors and writers working within the studio system during the 1930s through the 1950s is examined in this documentary. These filmmakers made films that tackled controversial issues including race, class, gender and war. Clips from 53 films of various genres are used to show how these filmmakers' ideology affected their work and its reception and blacklisted artists...
Dir: Noel Burch
With: N/A
Missing Picture

The Missing Picture (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 03/18/2014
Filmmaker Rithy Panh tried to locate a photograph taken between 1975 and 1979 by the Khmer Rouge when they ruled over Cambodia. The image cannot prove mass murder, but as a record of history it offers us pause to meditate on the horror. His search took him to various archives in the country villages of Cambodia but he never could locate the photograph. Here, he gives us neither the picture nor the...
Blind Chance

Blind Chance (1980)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 12/31/1980
A young man suddenly quits medical school, catches a train out of town and eventually becomes a leading light in a Communist youth group. Or... he misses the train and finds God plus the love of a complicated Jewish woman. The act of catching or missing trains and planes carries our hero into possible futures, in this probe of the elusive mysteries of character and fate.

Khrushchev Does America (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In 1959, at the height of the Cold War, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev embarked on a two-week public relations tour across the United States. Americans could note wait to get a glimpse of a Communist dictator visiting their landmarks and experiencing local hospitality. Khrushchev turned on his charm and quick wit. By the time he reached the West Coast, the US was enthralled by his presence...
Dir: Tim Toidze
With: N/A

Magický hlas rebelky (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/16/2014

Leninland (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Twenty years after the fall of the USSR, many citizens of the former-Soviet Union still disagree about how to remember Vladimir Lenin, the communist revolutionary, politician, and cultural theorist that served as the leader of the Russian Federation until his death in 1924. Since the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991, there has been disagreement on whether or not Lenin should be recognized as a...
Dir: Askold Kurov
With: N/A

Nepal Forever (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Two Russian Communist politicians find themselves on their way to Nepal for a delicate mission. They are to negotiate the reconciliation between two rival communist parties.
Dir: Aliona Polunina
With: N/A

Sotto Voce (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
During the Algerian war, the road to Beni Boussaid on the Morocco-Algeria border is obstructed by the Morice line, a 430-mile long belt that is electrified and heavily mined. Moussa, a Moroccan friend of the revolution, helps refugees across the mountains. However, he must go through Beni Boussaid when he finds out that the path he usually takes is no longer safe. Hans, a Communist militant of the...
Dir: Kamal Kamal
With: N/A