This page has been added in order to list films that are based on historical topics and related to the Leaving Certificate History Course.

A word of caution – these films are dramatisations and should not be regarded as historically accurate or a substitute for studying the topic.

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Pursuit of Sovereignty and the Impact of Partition

The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Jimmy’s Hall

Angela’s Ashes

Politics and Society in Northern Ireland 1949-1993

Bloody Sunday


Dictatorship and Democracy 1919-1945


Schindler’s List

USA and the Wider World 1945-1989

Thirteen Days

The Long Walk Home

Forrest Gump


Good Night and Good Luck

Bridge of Spies

All the Way


Malcolm X

Goodnight and Goodluck