date: 20th Apr 2016

tags: Drama, Interview, War

The Telegram Man

Beamafilm talks to James Francis Khehtie about his award-winning film “The Telegram Man”, a poignant tale of war and loss.

>>Watch “The Telegram Man” Now.



Beginning on the 14th of April, the highly anticipated Tribeca Film Festival will run for 11 days, highlighting some of the world’s best upcoming independent features and documentaries.


date: 8th Oct 2015

tags: Comedy, Drama, Film, War


Our latest release ‘A Hero’s Choice’ is a light-hearted and darkly comedic parable directed by Bogdan Dreyer. A night of misadventure and immorality ensues after a young boy finds a soldier’s dead body near a village in Nazi-occupied Romania. The German authorities demand that the guilty party confess else the town’s leaders will be executed the following morning regardless of the perpetrator’s identity.


date: 16th Jul 2015

tags: Drama, War


In the lawless Pashtun tribal areas of Pakistan lies Darra Adam Khel, a town where the local industry is the handcrafting of firearms. It has been this way since long before the “War on Terror”. Eleven-year-old Niaz Alfridi works with his gunsmith father Sher Alam, learning how to make and test weapons. A former mujahideen, Sher Alam expects his only son to carry on the family business, but Niaz has different ideas—he wants to go to school.

date: 21st Jun 2015

tags: Activism, History, War


In the latest film to beamafilm Emmy Award Winning Fimmaker Michael King follows an anti-genocide activist and a Holocaust historian tracing the lives of thirteen diplomats who saved tens of thousands of Jews during World War II.

date: 8th Jun 2015

tags: Folklore, History, War


Formed during World War 2 the Australian Land Army or more commonly known as ‘The Land Girls’ Was formed to combat rising labour shortages. These unsung heroes stayed and fought for their country by keeping Australian alive and running.

date: 8th Apr 2015

tags: Humanities, War


This week beamafilm is bringing you another powerful documentary from war journalists Sebastian Junger and the late Tim Hetherington. Six years ago, the pair documented the men who manned the Forward Operating Base Restrepo, giving a humanized look into the war many disagreed with. The film did away with any political agenda instead focusing on the people who fight and the effects war has on them. Tragically Tim Hetherington was killed while covering the Libyan Civil War and could not finish the follow up to the popular film Restrepo, however, in his memory Sebastian Junger completed the film with a successful Kickstarter campaign.

date: 13th Mar 2015

tags: History, War


Nancy Wake was one of the most decorated servicewomen of World War II, and by the end of the war, was the Gestapo’s most wanted with a 5 million franc price on her head. Codenamed ‘The White Mouse’ she would become one of the most iconic Femme Fetal identities in history.

date: 27th Nov 2014

tags: Documentary, History, War


The last witness speaks. A man who lived in Hitler’s court, working as his telephone operator and bodyguard, tells a Jewish woman from Israel about the final years of Hitler’s life, about his last hours. He sifts through hundreds of photos, pulling out this one and that one; here he is with Hitler; and here he is standing guard while Hitler sleeps; and here is Eva Braun; and the Goebbles family.


date: 9th Oct 2014

tags: Documentary, War


From Academy Award®-nominated director Dan Krauss, Sundance award-winning ‘The Kill Team’ goes behind closed doors to tell the riveting story of Specialist Adam Winfield, a 21-year-old infantryman in Afghanistan who attempted with the help of his father to alert the military to heinous war crimes his platoon was committing. Tragically, his father’s pleas for help went unheeded. Once Adam’s fellow soldiers got wind of what he’d done, they threatened to silence him — permanently. Forced to choose between his conscience and his own survival, Adam found himself drawn into a moral abyss, faced with a split-second decision that would change his life forever. 


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