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1492: Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Director: Ridley Scott
Year: 1992

In a quest to find a new land route to Asia, Christopher Columbus discovers the New World. However, his vision of for a peaceful new world doesn’t content with that of Spain’s vision of conquest. Jean Depardieu stars in this...

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1930

Returning to the historic era of his greatest success, Griffith paid homage to the sixteenth President in this moving drama starring Walter Huston (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre).

Abraham Lincoln

Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin

Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin

Director: Elem Klimov
Year: 1975

From Elem Klimov (COME AND SEE), comes the story of Grigory Rasputin, the wandering Siberian monk whose messianic influence upon Russia's monarch led its people, like lambs to the slaughter, blind and headlong into World War I and revolution.

Agony: The Life and Death of Rasputin

The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1915

Almost a century after its release, THE BIRH OF A NATION remains one of the most controversial films ever made... a landmark achievement that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences.

The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

The Boss

The Boss

Director: Fernando di Leo
Year: 1973

Based largely on real people and actual events, Fernando Di Leo's action-packed film-the final part of his Milieu Trilogy-is his boldest commentary on corruption and the criminal underworld.

The Boss

Burke & Hare

Burke & Hare

Director: Vernon Sewell
Year: 1972

A colorful, early ’70s rendition of life in the taverns, brothels, and surgical theatres of 1820s Scotland, blending dark comedy with bawdy eroticism, seasoning it with the grotesque, then crowning it with a playful theme song by the pop band...

Burke & Hare

Camille Claudel 1915

Camille Claudel 1915

Director: Bruno Dumont
Year: 2013

In CAMILLE CLAUDEL 1915, Juliette Binoche gives a mesmerizing performance as Auguste Rodin's protégé (and later mistress), and sister of the Christian/mystic poet Paul Claudel. Inspired by the correspondence between Paul and Camille,...

Camille Claudel 1915

City of Life and Death

City of Life and Death

Director: Lu Chuan
Year: 2011

A bold re-creation of the 1937 Japanese occupation of China's capital Nanking - the infamous "Rape of Nanking". Told with startling humanism, the film is an unforgettable masterpiece of contemporary world cinema."A film strong enough to change your...

City of Life and Death

Concerning Violence

Concerning Violence

Director: Göran Hugo Olsson
Year: 2014

From the director of The Black Power Mixtape comes a bold and fresh visual narrative on Africa, based on newly discovered archive material covering the struggle for liberation from colonial rule in the late '60s and '70s, accompanied by text from...

Concerning Violence

Custer of the West

Custer of the West

Director: Robert Siodmak
Year: 1968

After his triumphs in the Civil War, General Custer (Robert Shaw) becomes one of the most renowned military figures of his time. But he infuriates as many people as he impresses... never more so than in the days leading up to the Battle of Little...

Custer of the West

The Devil's Needle & Other Tales of Vice and Redemption

The Devil's Needle & Other Tales of Vice and Redemption

Director: John H. Collins, Frank Beal, Chester Withey
Year: 1913

Kino Classics is proud to help resurrect these rare motion pictures—ravaged by time and all but forgotten—and provide a precious glimpse at a fascinating chapter of American film history.

The Devil's Needle & Other Tales of Vice and Redemption

The Divine Order

The Divine Order

Director: Petra Volpe

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Film at the Tribeca Film Festival, The Divine Order is set in Switzerland in 1971 where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women were still denied the right to vote....

The Divine Order

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Director: (various), Alan Crosland
Year: 1891

An unprecedented collaboration of Kino International and the Museum of Modern Art, together with the Library of Congress. EDISON: THE INVENTION OF THE MOVIES is a four-disc box set featuring 140 complete Edison Co. films from 1891 to 1918, all...

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

A History of Israeli Cinema

A History of Israeli Cinema

Director: Raphael Nadjari
Year: 2009

Raphaël Nadjari’s extraordinary two-part documentary weaves together clips from more than 70 years of Israeli film with commentary from filmmakers, scholars and critics

A History of Israeli Cinema

Horses of God

Horses of God

Director: Nabil Ayouch
Year: 2012

Ten year-old Yachine and his 13-year-old brother Hamid live in Sidi Moumen, an impoverished slum on the outskirts of Casablanca. Hamid, though just a child, works hard to sustain his family by any means, but eventually get involved with the "wrong...

Horses of God

Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind

Director: Stanley Kramer
Year: 1960

Acting legends Spencer Tracy (Judgment at Nuremberg) and Fredric March (The Iceman Cometh) go toe-to-toe in this thrilling recreation of the most titanic courtroom battle of the century. The great Stanley Kramer (On the Beach) directs this...

Inherit the Wind

Joan of Arc (70th Anniversary)

Joan of Arc (70th Anniversary)

Director: Victor Fleming
Year: 1948

Ingrid Bergman is the 15th century French peasant girl who rouses a nation and inspires the world with her faith and bravery. Fiercely believing that she’s directed by God, Joan triumphantly leads an army into battle against the British, who...

Joan of Arc (70th Anniversary)

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

Year: 1970

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his...

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

Kings of the Sun

Kings of the Sun

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Year: 1963

Yul Brynner (Invitation to a Gunfighter) and George Chakiris (West Side Story) shine as the kings of two clashing cultures forced to form an alliance against a mutual threat in this gripping historical saga.

Kings of the Sun

Kippur

Kippur

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2000

Acclaimed filmmaker Amos Gitai's semi-autobiographical account of the 1973 Yom Kippur war from the point of view of a young soldier. Kippur is not a traditional "blood, guts and glory" war film. There are no men in battle, only the rescue crews...

Kippur

Korczak

Korczak

Director: Andrzej Wajda
Year: 1990

Henryk Goldszmit had become a Polish icon in the 1930s through his writings, teachings, and radio programs for children. When the kids from his Warsaw orphanage were to be deported to the gas chambers of Treblinka, he refused to abandon them, and...

Korczak

The Last of England

The Last of England

Director: Derek Jarman
Year: 1987

An apocalyptic roar of a movie, this is Derek Jarman's (Sebastiane) dizzying lament for the country he once knew and what he feared it would become. It is both deeply personal and grimly historical, and is undoubtedly one of the most important...

The Last of England

The Lion in Winter (50th Anniversary Special Edition)

The Lion in Winter (50th Anniversary Special Edition)

Director: Anthony Harvey
Year: 1968

Three sons struggle to win their father's favor, as well as his crown. King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) and his queen, Eleanor (Katherine Hepburn), engage in a battle of royal wits that pits elder son Richard (Anthony Hopkins) against his brothers John...

The Lion in Winter (50th Anniversary Special Edition)

One Day You'll Understand

One Day You'll Understand

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2008

As the trial of Klaus Barbie is being televised throughout France a family is forced to confront its past in Nazi occupied France. Victor discovers that his mother Rivka (Jeanne Moreau) has been hiding a terrible secret.  Directed by famed...

One Day You'll Understand

Orphans of the Storm

Orphans of the Storm

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1921

Two delicate souls (Lillian and Dorothy Gish) are caught in the tempest of the French Revolution.

Orphans of the Storm

The Pearl Button

The Pearl Button

Director: Patricio Guzmán
Year: 2014

The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds the voices of the Earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to living creatures. Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds th...

The Pearl Button

The President's Last Bang

The President's Last Bang

Director: Im Sangsoo
Year: 2005

Imaginatively recreating the 1979 assassination of South Korean President Park Chung-hee, writer-director Im Sang-soo dares to make complex, realistically neurotic characters out of the most polarizing figures in modern Korean political history.

The President's Last Bang

Richard III

Richard III

Director: James Keane
Year: 1912

An astounding rediscovery of the cinema, Richard III is the earliest surviving American feature film, newly unearthed and restored to its original brilliance by The American Film Institute with a haunting score by composer Ennio Morricone.

Richard III

The Rider Named Death

The Rider Named Death

Director: Karen Shakhnazarov
Year: 2004

Steely, elegant Georges (Andrei Panin) leads a DIY underground death squad carrying out fanatical attacks on Russia's fragile Czarist regime. Visit product page to see trailer!

The Rider Named Death

SEMBENE!

SEMBENE!

Director: Jason Silverman, Samba Gadjigo
Year: 2015

In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller for a new Africa. This true story celebrates how the father of African cinema, against enormous odds, fought a...

SEMBENE!

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