In 1960, Israeli spies undertake a daring mission to capture notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann and bring him to justice. Based on real eve...
This Oscar-winning treatise on absolute power and its human toll sees fledgling queen Elizabeth I sacrificing happiness for her own safety.
This colorful documentary explores the origins and impact of He-Man, a character whose power stretched well beyond a toy line and children's TV show.
Three of Ireland's top chefs Derry Clarke, Catherine Fulvio and Paul Flynn gather at opulent country manors to re-create banquets from the past.
In 1920s Denmark, married artists embark on a journey of unconditional love when the husband announces his intentions to live life as a woman.
A London writer bonds with the colorful residents of Guernsey as she learns about the book club they formed during the WWII German occupation.
In the wake of the plane crash that claimed the lives of 71 people, the Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense seeks to rebuild the team that made history.
On the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, thousands of enthusiasts reenact the epic clash. But there can only be one Napoleon.
This stylish mix of documentary and historical epic chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall.
This suspenseful drama follows a battle of wits and wills between renowned Russian sharpshooter Vassili Zaitsev and top German sniper Maj. Konig.
A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup.
A Mossad agent leads an effort to track down the Palestinian terrorists who killed a group of Israeli athletes during the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Wes Studi has the title role in this sprawling Western recounting famed Apache warrior Geronimo's losing battle with the U.S. Army in the late 1800s.
Epicureans and experts trace the migration of Italian cuisine and its evolution in the Americas, delving into the ideas of origin, diaspora and her...
Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China to explore the lives and times of Buddha, Socrates and Confucius.
In late-1800s Boston, a vision for the first subway in the U.S. overcomes opposition and technical setbacks, setting a bold precedent for other cit...
When a controversial cult leader builds a utopian city in the Oregon desert, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal.
Historian Lucy Worsley chronicles the triumphs, excesses and violent downfall of the imperial Romanov dynasty, which ruled Russia for three centuries.
This installment of Frank Capra's acclaimed documentary series highlights the need for a Russo-American alliance to defeat the Nazis.
Five acclaimed contemporary directors tell the story of five legendary Hollywood filmmakers who enlisted in the armed forces to document World War II.
As viceroy Lord Mountbatten arrives in Delhi to oversee a transfer of power from Britain to India in 1947, war looms between religious factions.
Mothers, nurses, soldiers and deportees -- these women fought against persecution for freedom and survival amid the turbulence of World War II.
Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy presents a history of math, from the discovery of decimals in ancient Egypt to the great unsolved problems of today.
Witnesses and survivors recall the fateful events of August 6, 1945 the day the Enola Gay dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Guy Martin assists in preparing the last airworthy Vulcan bomber for a farewell tour while revealing the stories behind the iconic aircraft.
Frank Capra's documentary chronicles the rise of authoritarianism in Germany, Italy and Japan as America prepares for a defense of liberty.
This documentary series tries to get at the root of some of the most heinous crimes ever committed by deranged, cold-blooded criminals.
Firsthand accounts, re-enactments and computer-generated graphics retell in detail Thailand's biggest news stories from the past.
A child whose innocence and devotion set him apart from the other children of his village grows up to be one of the foremost saints of India.
The TV personality and daredevil racer helps restore a British fighter plane that crashed during World War II and tells the true story of its pilot.
Witnesses recount the shocking 1996 hostage crisis in Lima, Peru, where rebels held scores of high-level figures captive at an ambassador's residence.
Trace the overlapping journeys of exceptional women swept up in World War I and hear their tales of bravery on history's front lines.
Guided by survivors' testimonies, this documentary explores the history and meaning of the numbers tattooed on the bodies of Auschwitz prisoners.
Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.
This Vietnam War epic tells the story of the Battle of Ia Drang, which pitted 450 U.S. soldiers against thousands of well-armed Vietnamese troops.
Leonardo DiCaprio portrays eccentric tycoon Howard Hughes, who turned a small fortune into a massive one by building Hollywood and aviation empires.