Close message

Welcome to Kanopy

Brought to you by Fontana Regional Library

Not your library? Find it now
Marxism
To start watching

Marxism
The Theory That Split a World

Show More

People who watched this also watched

23 videos in this collection

The Bible - A Literary Heritage
Shot on location in Israel, actor Donald Pleasence and a distinguished cast dramatize excerpts from the story of Abraham and Isaac, the Book of Job, the Psalms, the Song of…
Bismarck - Germany From Blood and Iron
Powerfully acted, with rich production values and authentic settings, this exciting program focuses on the dynamic Otto von Bismarck--by turns Machiavellian, affectionate, ruthless, bullying, cajoling--as he engineers the events that…
The Changing World of Charles Dickens
Superb performances from some of the most memorable works of Charles Dickens, including David Copperfield, Dombey and Son, Great Expectations and Oliver Twist. A fascinating look at a major writer…
Charlemagne - Holy Barbarian
This dramatic reenactment of a crucial turning point in medieval history -- when Charlemagne must decide to what lengths he will go to subdue the Saxons -- reveals both sides…
The Crusades - Saints and Sinners
This full-scale dramatization, much of it filmed in actual locations, re-creates the events surrounding the First Crusade in the 11th century. Exploring the motivations of the people and their leaders,…
Elizabeth - The Queen Who Shaped an Age
"I am England now ... let that be my life." These words, spoken by the 25-year-old daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn as she ascended the throne, ushered in…
The French Revolution - The Bastille
The setting is Paris, the date July 14, 1789. By dramatically re-creating the reality of that day and that year -- including mass hunger, crushing taxes, and resentment against France's…
The French Revolution - The Terror
Focusing on both humanity's idealism and its capacity for violence, this program dramatizes the ways in which the noble motives and legitimate causes of the French Revolution managed to spiral…
Freud - The Hidden Nature of Man
This highly original program uncovers Freud's ideas in exactly the way Freud himself uncovered them: through his own dream analysis. In this way, we learn about his theories on psychoanalysis,…
Galileo - The Challenge of Reason
This dramatic production presents Galileo (Douglas Watson), challenger of traditional views of astronomy and physics, whose conflicts with established beliefs led to his trial as a heretic in 1632, but…
Greeks - In Search of Meaning
The magnificent age of Greece is recreated through the words and deeds of her citizens -- great and small. The eternal truths are dramatized in scenes from Antigone and Lysistrata;…
Marxism - The Theory That Split a World
Documentary footage, visually interesting animation of its major tenets, and dramatized interviews are used to outline the history and significance of Marxism. The film explores the monumental changes and enduring…
A Matter of Conscience - Henry VIII and Thomas More
Based on A Man For All Seasons by Robert Bolt, the clash between Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield) and Henry VIII (Robert Shaw) is brilliantly presented, as More refuses to…
Medieval England - The Peasants' Revolt
The men and women of the Middle Ages existed in a condition of virtual slavery under an oppressive system until at last they could not -- and would not --…
The Middle Ages - A Wanderer's Guide to Life and Letters
Journey into the life and letters of the Middle Ages through the literature of Dante and Chaucer. With the help of an outstanding cast of British actors, part of the…
Napoleon - The End of a Dictator
The eternal enigma of the "popular dictator" is the focus of this dramatic reenactment of the emperor's last 100 days in power. Returning from the island of Elba, he once…
Napoleon - The Making of a Dictator
The first modern coup d'etat is explored in this study of the rise to power of Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon plays on the strengths and weaknesses of the French people which,…
Newton - The Mind That Found the Future
This program is a dramatized presentation of the life of Sir Isaac Newton, as told by his friend and colleague Edmund Halley. Using both 17th- and 20th-century perspectives, this account…
Pompeii - Once There Was a City
By juxtaposing life in the ancient city with the quality of life in contemporary America, this graphic program poses a timeless question--has humankind learned anything from the past? An LCA…
The Puritan Revolution - Cromwell and the Rise of Parliamentary Democracy
Capturing all the color and turbulence of the period, this program portrays the zeal of Oliver Cromwell and his Puritans as they press their Civil War to its triumphant conclusions…
The Romans - Life, Laughter and Law
Rome's golden age comes to life through writings of the time, revealing surprising parallels between their concerns and ours. We learn of Roman urban problems from Juvenal, of patriotism from…
Romanticism - The Revolt of the Spirit
Nineteenth-century Romanticism--with its escape from an increasingly complex and industrialized world to the simplicity and purity of nature--is experienced through the literature of Hugo, Bronte, Shelley and Byron. In a…
Shakespeare - A Mirror to Man
Shakespeare wrote of the depths of human passion and ambition -- eternal themes that continually prove their relevance to modern readers and citizens. Shakespeare: A Mirror to Man demonstrates that…

Comments