Schindler’s List (1993)

Introduction Schindler’s List is a 1993 American epic historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the 1982 historical fiction novel Schindler’s Ark by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally. Outline In Kraków during World War II, the Germans force local Polish Jews into the overcrowded Kraków… Read More

Invisible Heroes (2018): S01E05 – Smuggling Operation

Introduction Invisible Heroes is a 2018 TV Series about two Finnish diplomats who struggle to save thousands of lives during and following the 1973 Chilean coup d’état. Outline An important Socialist leader is hidden in the GDR embassy, which comes as a surprise to the Finns. Invisible Heroes Series You can find a full index… Read More

Invisible Heroes (2018): S01E03 – Independence Day

Introduction Invisible Heroes is a 2018 TV Series about two Finnish diplomats who struggle to save thousands of lives during and following the 1973 Chilean coup d’état. Outline The political motives of the refugees living in the Brotherus’ home are questioned. Invisible Heroes Series You can find a full index and overview of Invisible Heroes… Read More

Invisible Heroes (2018): S01E02 – Funeral

Introduction Invisible Heroes is a 2018 TV Series about two Finnish diplomats who struggle to save thousands of lives during and following the 1973 Chilean coup d’état. Outline Tapani and Lysa open their home to more political refugees. Invisible Heroes Series You can find a full index and overview of Invisible Heroes here. Production &… Read More

The Fog of War (2003)

Introduction The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara is a 2003 American documentary film about the life and times of former US Secretary of Defence Robert McNamara illustrating his observations of the nature of modern warfare. Also known as The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of… Read More

American Experience (2021): S33E03 – The Blinding of Isaac Woodard

Introduction American Experience, originally titled ‘The American Experience’, is an American television programme and a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary series created by Peter McGhee. Outline How a horrific incident of racial violence became a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to… Read More