Uprising (2001)

The heroic story of the Jews rising up against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto is told in great detail, this being one of the few instances of fighting back.

The Grey Zone (2001)

Based on a Jewish survivor’s memoir of a Nazi death camp memoir, this is the unrelieved dark story of compromises men will make to cling to a few more months of life.

A Dangerous Life (1988)

The reporter is fictional, but this film is based on the history of the Philippines when Corrie Aquino inspired her people to topple the Marcos dictatorship by standing against guns and tanks in the streets.

Isle of Dogs (2018)

When a corrupt Japanese mayor exiles all dogs to Trash Island, a 12-year-old boy searches for his pet with the help of a pack of exiles.