My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes (2014)

Introduction My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes is a 2014 documentary film, directed and written by Oren Jacoby, that tells the story of the rescue of thousands of Italian Jews during World War II by ordinary and prominent Italians, including the champion cyclist Gino Bartali. The film had its US premiere at the Hamptons International… Read More

Bennett’s War (2019)

Introduction Bennett’s War is a 2019 American drama-sport film written and directed by Alex Ranarivelo. Outline After being severely wounded during military service in Afghanistan, former professional motocross racer Marshall Bennett makes an unlikely return to riding, as he attempts to win prize money to save the family farm. Production & Filming Details Director: Alex… Read More

Before the Fall (2004)

Introduction Before the Fall (also known as NaPolA: Hitler’s Elite; German: Napola – Elite für den Führer) is a 2004 German drama film written and directed by Dennis Gansel. It is centred around the National Political Institutes of Education or “NaPolA” schools created under the government of Nazi Germany. These military academies were designed as… Read More