Hot Docs at Frontline

June 27, 2010 4:00 PM

Sunday Screening – War Games and The Man Who Stopped Them

This is a story about a man whom historians consider as the most important spy of the Cold War.
A uniquely constructed portrait of the Polish Colonel Ryszard Kukliński, who provided the CIA with more than 40,000 strategic documents from the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War. Was he a traitor, or the savior of Poland?

June 11, 2010 7:00 PM

Screening – Bhutto

Bhutto is the definitive documentary that chronicles the life of one of the most complex and fascinating characters of our time. Hers is an epic tale of Shakespearean dimension. It’s the story of the first woman in history to lead a Muslim nation: Pakistan.

June 10, 2010 7:00 PM

Screening – Human Terrain

Seeking to understand ‘why they hate us’, the US military adopts a new strategy of cultural awareness to win over the hearts and minds of the Iraqi and Afghan people. Controversy erupts when academics embed with combat troops and the war comes home to the university.

June 6, 2010 4:00 PM

Sunday Screening – Aisheen (Still Alive in Gaza)

Shot a few weeks after the end of Israel’s January 2009 offensive, this sensitively crafted doc captures the human suffering and devastation wrought on Gaza’s Palestinian residents as they struggle daily to survive.

May 16, 2010 4:00 PM

Sunday Screening – The Invention of Dr Nakamats

Meet Dr. NakaMats, octogenarian, demi-god in his native Japan, and the world’s most prolific inventor, holding over 3300 patents. Edison by comparison had only 1,093. Some of his most famous include: the floppy disk, the CD, the DVD, the taxi cab meter, Cinemascope and even Karaoke. Here, in a vivid, often comic tour de force, Danish filmmaker Kaspar Asrtrup Schröeder takes us through the eccentric world of the great man.

May 9, 2010 4:00 PM

Sunday Screening – 12th & Delaware

From the makers of Jesus Camp, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, 12th & Delaware plants itself on the intersection of its title which is home to the bizarre setup of having an abortion clinic on one side of the street and a pro-life facility on the other. Unfolding over one year this is truly a war film, an ideological war that has the lives and future of the young women in the film at its core.