Where to Invade Next (2015)

Introduction Where to Invade Next is a 2015 American documentary film written and directed by Michael Moore. The film, in the style of a travelogue, has Moore spending time in countries such as Italy, France, Finland, Tunisia, Slovenia, Germany, and Portugal where he experiences those countries’ alternative methods of dealing with social and economic ills… Read More

Berlin 1945: Diary of a Metropolis (2020): S01E03 – May 1945

Introduction Life in Berlin in 1945 before, during and after the battle of Berlin seen through the eyes of those who were there at the time from common Berliners to Allied troops. Also known as Berlin 1945 : Le Journal D’Une Captale (French) and Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt (German). Outline The British, French and… Read More

Berlin 1945: Diary of a Metropolis (2020): S01E02 – April 1945

Introduction Life in Berlin in 1945 before, during and after the battle of Berlin seen through the eyes of those who were there at the time from common Berliners to Allied troops. Also known as Berlin 1945 : Le Journal D’Une Captale (French) and Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt (German). Outline The Battle for Berlin… Read More

Berlin 1945: Diary of a Metropolis (2020): S01E01 – New Years Eve 1945

Introduction Life in Berlin in 1945 before, during and after the battle of Berlin seen through the eyes of those who were there at the time from common Berliners to Allied troops. Also known as Berlin 1945 : Le Journal D’Une Captale (French) and Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt (German). Outline At the beginning of… Read More

Berlin 1945: Diary of a Metropolis Documentary Series Overview

Introduction Life in Berlin in 1945 before, during and after the battle of Berlin seen through the eyes of those who were there at the time from common Berliners to Allied troops. Also known as Berlin 1945 : Le Journal D’Une Captale (French) and Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt (German). Outline Berlin 1945 time-travels into… Read More

Blue Sky Metropolis (2019): S01E04 – Back to the Future

Introduction How did Southern California become the aerospace capital of the world? What were the consequences of this development for the region, for the nation and for aerospace itself? Outline “Back to the Future” explores the decline of the industry in Southern California and its resurgence in recent years. We hear first-person testimony from Southern… Read More

Blue Sky Metropolis (2019): S01E03 – A Space Odyssey

Introduction How did Southern California become the aerospace capital of the world? What were the consequences of this development for the region, for the nation and for aerospace itself? Outline The triumphant and tragic Space Race unfolds in the first-hand accounts of those who pioneered the technology and built the hardware that made possible mankind’s… Read More

Blue Sky Metropolis (2019): S01E02 – The Big Chill

Introduction How did Southern California become the aerospace capital of the world? What were the consequences of this development for the region, for the nation and for aerospace itself? Outline This episode traces how The Cold War and Pentagon dollars fund the explosive growth of modern Los Angeles. The end of World War II meant… Read More

Blue Sky Metropolis (2019): S01E01 – Wings

Introduction How did Southern California become the aerospace capital of the world? What were the consequences of this development for the region, for the nation and for aerospace itself? Outline In this episode, the documentary establishes Southern California as the undisputed aviation capital of the world and introduce the industry founders – Jack Northrop, Glenn… Read More