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Bent (1997)

78,220 views Max is gay and as such is sent to Dachau concentration camp under the Nazi regime. He tries to deny he is gay and gets a yellow label (the one for Jews) instead of pink (the one for gays). In camp he falls in love with his fellow prisoner Horst, who wears his pink label with pride.

Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

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69,970 views Journalist Floyd from US, Michael Henderson from UK and their teams meet the beginning of Bosnian war in Sarajevo. During their reports they find an orphanage run by devoted Mrs. Savic near the front line. Henderson gets so involved in kids' problems that he decides to take on the children, Emira, illegally back to England. He is assisted by American aid worker Nina.

The Island on Bird Street (1997)

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33,860 views Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp...

Paradise Road (1997)

29,050 views The group of women from different countries and social levels are prisoners in a Japanese POW camp, where one of them, Adrienne, who is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, organizes a vocal band in spite of their guards resistance.

Kundun (1997)

25,930 views The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation of Tibet. The Dalai Lama escaped to India in 1959 and has been living in exile in Dharamsala ever since.

The Long Way Home (1997)

23,160 views After WWII, Jewish Holocaust survivors are moved into Displaced Persons' camps. After delays, more physical hardship, and years of uncertainty, they are permitted to begin new lives in Israel and the U.S.

True Women (1997)

22,620 views True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs of Sarah Ashby McClure, Euphemia Ashby King and Georgia Lawshe Woods.

On the Brink: Doomsday (1997)

15,550 views Hiroshima. August 6, 1945: the atomic bomb explodes. More of 70,000 dead and much more wounded. In that day, mankind discovers the power of nuclear weapons, and it discovers the fear too. When a few years later the H-Bomb explodes in the Pacific ocean the fear and panic grow up of alarming way and during 50 years, during all the Cold War, sometimes the mankind almost disappears in a nuclear apocalypse. In this travel across the time some military and war experts explain as the human race was very near of the total extinction by a nuclear holocaust. A danger what still exists today...

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

10,980 views In 1966, Dieter Dengler was shot down over Laos, captured, and, down to 85 pounds, escaped. Barefoot, surviving monsoons, leeches, and machete-wielding villagers, he was rescued. Now, near 60, living on Mt. Tamalpais, Dengler tells his story: a German lad surviving Allied bombings in World War II, postwar poverty, apprenticed to a smith, beaten regularly. At 18, he emigrates and peels potatoes in the U.S. Air Force. He leaves for California and college, then enlistment in the Navy to learn to fly. A quiet man of sorrows tells his story: war, capture, harrowing conditions, escape, and miraculous rescue. Where did he find the strength; how does he now live with his memories?

The Perfect Circle (1997)

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8,220 views An alcoholic Bosnian poet sends his wife and daughter away from Sarajevo so they can avoid the troubles there...

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