Films by Release Date

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 themes of gender, military and war in the periods covered by the Oxford Handbook for 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): Conkwright, Kathy
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This documentary explores the Athenaeum Girls' School summer camp program, where young white teenage girls immerse themselves in the culture and idealized femininity of the Antebellum American South. Although the directors show their subjects objectively, their film reveals the ongoing culture of the "Lost Cause" in rewriting the history of the American Civil War, erasing discussions of race...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1681369/
Director(s): Erickson, LeAnn
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This documentary chronicles four American women mathematicians who worked as human computers at the University of Pennsylvania during World War II. Their work calculating ballistic analysis helped with the development of the first computer (ENIAC) that helped the U.S. military improve its accuracy. The film is notable for showing women's diverse contributions to the war as well as the...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1587359/
Director(s): Deol, Kiran
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This documentary traces the 10-year evolution of Silu (nee Uma Bhujel) from guerilla warrior to democratically elected assembly in Nepal. Silu was one of 40% of women who joined the People's Liberation Army as guerilla warriors during the Nepali Civil War. She continued to fight for women's equality and women's rights as assemblywoman and at home. 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1507392/
Director(s): Heidi Thomas
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

In 1936, Sir Hallam Holland and his young wife Lady Agnes return from a diplomatic posting abroad and take up residence at 165 Eaton Place, formerly the home of the Bellamy family but vacant for several years. By chance, they ask Rose Buck, a long-time servant in the Bellamy household, to find them a suitable staff. In the end, Rose joins them as the housekeeper. The 1930s are a difficult time...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1782352
Director(s): Hooper, Tom
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Winner of Best Picture at the Academy Awards, The King's Speech shows how a man becomes king in the years before World War II. Prince Albert seeks a speech therapist to help him overcome a lifelong stutter and build confidence in his monarchal duties. Such skills come in handy when he suddenly becomes King George VI and war looms ahead. Although its portrayal of the king and era is...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1504320/
Director(s): Martone, Mario
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

In 1828, two aristocrats and one peasant join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement to strengthen the campaign for Italian unification and independence. Their separate stories reveal the cost of revolution and sacrifice on their personal and political allegiances.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1365490/
Director(s): Marwan Khneisser
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Short Memory is an award winning Lebanese short film selected in numerous international Film Festivals and broadcasted on three TV channels. The film tells the story of two Children playing inside a building in the Beirut neighborhood of Chiyah during the second Lebanon war in the summer of 2006 without worrying about the war that surrounds them.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1891912/
Director(s): Koshashvili, Dover
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Based on one of the most popular Israeli novels by Yehoshua Kenaz, this film unravels the making of Israeli national identity through militarism as well as the ethnic, national, and class distinctions that still characterize Israeli society. Set in 1956, enforced conscription affects a diverse group of outcats with physical and mental disabilities. They represent a broad spectrum of immigrants...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1676681
Director(s): Tilman, Samuel
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Informed by scholarship and archival records, this television docu-series explores the history of the Congo from the 15th century to the present. From the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to colonialism and independence, the three-part series examines exploitation, violence, and nationalism through Congo's interactions with European and American powers. 

http://www.bam.org/film/2012/kongo
Director(s): Silver, Steven
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Based on a true story, four photojournalists document the end of apartheid in South Africa in the early 1990s. The film skirts ethical questions about the responsibilities of a journalist documenting tragedy in favor of highlighting the thrills and adrenalin rush to capture a picture.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1173687
Director(s): Sharp, Ian
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

A 2010 British-New Zealand action-thriller film directed by Ian Sharp set in 1903 New Zealand. Arjan van Diemen is a renowned Afrikaner commando leader of the Second Boer War, and a master tracker. After the end of the war, he immigrated to New Zealand and is hired to track a man accused of killing a soldier. While hunting through the countryside he captures his fugitive, only to learn that he...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1414378/
Director(s): Roth, Lynn
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

Based on the novel Panther in the Basement by Amos Oz, the movie takes place in Palestine in 1947, just a few months before Israel becomes a state. Proffy Liebowitz, a militant yet sensitive eleven year old wants nothing more than for the occupying British to get the hell out of his land. He and his friends spend most of their time plotting ways to terrorize and/or blow up the British...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0818170
Director(s): Dabis, Cherien
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

A moving portrait of Arab immigrant life in America following 9/11 and the Iraq War. Muna, a Christian Palestinian, lives and works in the West Bank until she receives a green card in the lottery. She and her son move in with her sister's family in a Chicago suburb, where they experience downward social and economic mobility and daily harassment but also unexpected friendships.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1190858
Director(s): Suleiman, Elia
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

In this semi-autobiographical film based on his father's diaries and his mother's letters, director Elia Suleiman traces the evolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict through a focus on the everyday life of Israeli Arabs. From the creation of Israel to the near-present day, Suleiman weaves together fractured vignettes of a family adapting to political changes that transform their family bonds...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1037163
Director(s): Maoz, Samuel
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

In this critically acclaimed drama, director Samuel Moaz offers an innovative take of the Lebanon War 2006 partly informed by his own experiences as an Israeli soldier. Set inside an armored tank, a small crew of soldiers enters a devastated but still hostile town in Lebanon. Confined in a tight space, their only view of the outside world is through the gun sight.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1483831
Director(s): Tarantino, Quentin
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

Director Quentin Tarantino re-imagines World War II as a revenge-fantasy for Jewish victims of Nazi Germany. In Nazi occupied France, young Jewish refugee Shosanna Dreyfus (Mélanie Laurent) witnesses the slaughter of her family by Colonel Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz). Narrowly escaping with her life, she plots her revenge several years later when German war hero Fredrick Zoller (Daniel Brühl)...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0361748/
Director(s): Walker, Noland
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

This documentary tells the story of General Toussaint Louverture, the Haitian Revolution, and the creation of the first black republic in the modern world. Born enslaved, Louverture wins his freedom only to risk it by supporting the most successful slave uprising in history. Although inspired by the French and American Revolutions, the creation of Haiti rocked the United States as well as the ...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1368166/
Director(s): Narvaja, Miguel Hugo Vaca
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

This documentary explores the history of Venezuela from its independence to modern day times. It frames Venezuela's struggle within the larger context of Latin America striving to win autonomy and emancipation from colonial and interventionist forces, including the United States.  

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1567300/
Director(s): Han, Sanping
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

A Chinese government commissioned film marking the 60th anniversary of the Chinese Revolution of 1949. Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-shek, and other high ranking officials meet to negotiate a political peace to the civil war. When that fails, communist-led militia easily take over government forces.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1438461/
Director(s): Guédiguian, Robert
Release Date: 2009
Abstract:

A group of French, Jews, Hungarians, Poles, Romanians, Spaniards, Italians, and Armenians - the Manoukian Group - briefly set off a wave of armed resistance in occupied Paris in the spring of 1943. German officials and French collaborators arrested them and sentenced them to death. The backlash led them to paint the Manoukian Group as terrorists.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1258120/

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