12 movies

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Bitter Victory

March 3, 1958

A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.

Lion of the Desert

April 17, 1981

This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.

Blind Chance

January 10, 1987

Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.

Turkey Shoot

December 4, 2014

In the wake of a shocking civilian massacre in a foreign war zone, disgraced Navy SEAL Rick Tyler is sentenced to rot in a maximum security military prison until he is offered the opportunity to put his life on the line to win his freedom. A one-man force of nature, Tyler will have to take-on and take-down some of the world's most ruthless killers in some of the world's most brutal locations to win the game, obtain his freedom and find out why he was set up. The question is, can he accomplish all of this before Game On is Game Over?

The Random

December 16, 2015

An ordinary Libyan citizen tries to cope with different ideologies by changing the way he dresses. The Random examines post-revolution Libyian society and the way individuals try to uphold their opinions by force.

Point and Shoot

April 19, 2014

At first glance, Matthew VanDyke—a shy Baltimore native with a sheltered upbringing and a tormenting OCD diagnosis—is the last person you’d imagine on the front lines of the 2011 Libyan revolution. But after finishing grad school and escaping the U.S. for "a crash course in manhood," a winding path leads him just there. Motorcycling across North Africa and the Middle East and spending time as an embedded journalist in Iraq, Matthew lands in Libya, forming an unexpected kinship with a group of young men who transform his life. Matthew joins his friends in the rebel army against Gaddafi, taking up arms (and a camera). Along the way, he is captured and held in solitary confinement for six terrifying months. Academy Awa

The Rats of Tobruk

June 30, 1944

Three friends enlist in the Australian Army and serve in North Africa, holding the city of Tobruk against Rommel's forces.

The Road

January 1, 1974

The second Libyan feature-length film.

The Colonel's Stray Dogs

January 1, 2014

In 1981, seven Libyan exiles formed the core opposition group to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Thirty years later, they are back to their country only to inherit the mess he left. The film is an intricate blend of rare first-hand accounts, propaganda archival material turned on its head, evocative cinematography and an untold history of a country.

Featuring real interviews and archive footage, this documentary gives an overview of Gaddafi's tyrannical reign over Libya from his early life until his death in 2011.

The Battle of Tagrift

January 2, 1981

An epic war film about the battle of the Italian and Libyan armies.

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