Films by Director

This site allows users to access the collection of films organized by release date. The collection includes selected movies, TV productions and documentaries on the theme of gender, military and war in the periods covered by the Oxford Handbook of Gender and War since 1600 edited by Karen Hagemann (General Editor), Stefan Dudink, and Sonya Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018). Including films released between the 1920s and the present, the focus is on the wars of the twentieth century, because most movies relevant for the theme of gender, military and war focus on a conflict of this period. The filmography includes productions in English, French and German or films with English subtitles.


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Director(s): Zwick, Edward
Release Date: 1983
Major Wars:
Abstract:

This made-for-television film about nuclear weapons, hostage demands, and the media's coverage of it reflected Cold War tensions in the early 1980s. Its visual style and heightened realism prompted some viewers to believe they were watching a real-life event. Terrorists demand the destruction of all nuclear trigger devices in Charleston Harbor to disarm the United States and convince the...

Director(s): Zwick, Edward
Release Date: 1989
Abstract:

Glory stands as an important cinematic contribution to the history of the American Civil War by telling the story of the all-black 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Although told from the perspective of Col. Robert Gould Shaw, a white son of a prominent Boston abolitionist, the film portrays how a group of freed blacks and runaway slaves struggled for dignity, respect...

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