Despotism (1946)

Short from Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, published a year after the end of WW2, exploring the characteristics and causes of despotism. …Continued

Within Our Gates (1920)

The oldest known surviving film made by an African-American director, portraying the contemporary racial situation in the United States during the early twentieth century. …Continued

Suddenly (1954)

Frank Sinatra stars as John Baron, a psychopathic killer, who along with two other men, has been hired to assassinate the President, and holds a …Continued

Intolerance (1916)

Director D.W. Griffith is perhaps most know for his groundbreaking but controversial film Birth of Nations (1915), but his follow up Intolerance (1916) (which can …Continued

Meet John Doe (1941)

A comedy drama directed and produced by Frank Capra and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. The film, about a “grassroots” political campaign, created unwittingly …Continued