2009

  1. maTiasddsm

    The Courageous heart of Irena Sendler (2009 movie)

    Has anyone seen this movie?? Do you think that the hero's actions were depicted in a way accurate to the real events?? Has anyone seen another good movie about ZEGOTA?? Or any other resistance to the nazi....
  2. D

    Scanderbeg: The Warrior King Of Albania (HD) [2009]

    I know someone in this board was interested about this documentary in english version, I found this version and just posting here. 0110210 - Video
  3. Ealasaid

    Agora (2009)

    Has anyone seen the film "Agora"? It's about the a female mathematician, philosopher and astronomer in late 4th century Roman Egypt named Hypatia. There is not many records of her and her findings but the film is beautifully done. I'm sure its not very accurate as well but I really enjoyed it...
  4. pnoozi

    Valhalla Rising (2009)

    This is on IFC right now. It's really good.
  5. Mohammed the Persian

    Why did the 2009 Iran Green Movement fail ?

    Well ? I mean, if they were as popular as they claim to have been, then surely you'd expect instant overthrown of the government, no ? Well... that didn't happen. So what gives ?
  6. unclefred

    Deadliest month for US soldiers in Iraq since 2009

    Two More US Troops Slain in Iraq: 11 Total in June -- News from Antiwar.com
  7. davu

    The Atlantic Conference 2009

    just in case you guys and gals want something else to do tonight instead of soccer (football), family, movies, nothing ------ this will keep you busy for many weeks.:D :D :D go the the "atlantic conference website" and start reading -- especially good to the "speakers" tab and ---- ENJOY:o
  8. RonPrice

    The Last Day of WWI: SBS TV, 8:30-9:30 p.m., 28 August 2009.

    END OF WAR Tonight I watched a doco entitled As it Happened: The Last Day of World War I.1 There were many items of interest in this documentary to me as a teacher of history for over three decades in schools on two continents. There were facts and visual specifics of heightened interest to...
  9. RonPrice

    ABC1, “Stephen Fry in America,” 7:30-8:30, 9 August, 2009

    STILL IN THE WOMB While watching Stephen Fry in America,1 episode #1, I was reminded of an international agreement that was signed in July 1944, the very month and year I was born. It was known as the Bretton Woods system of monetary management. It established the rules for commercial and...
  10. RonPrice

    “The Age of Terror-Episode 2: On This Day--8 November 1987,” SBS TV, 8:30-9:30 p.m. 30 June 2009.

    “The Age of Terror-Episode 2: On This Day--8 November 1987,” SBS TV, 8:30-9:30 p.m. 30 June 2009. We all sift the events of our times through the hour-glass of our own lives, our historical perspectives, our personal cosmology, our fundamental orientations to life, our personal interests and...
  11. naylor182

    Books I've Read: 2009

    I thought it'd be interesting if everyone wrote what books they've read throughout 2009. Basically, create a reply to this thread, and edit it as you read more and more books. Don't add new replies to expand on your reading list! Obviously do so for discussion etc, but it'll keep everything...