"Our Century" is an outstanding series of ten programmes, comprising exceptional film archives made throughout the last century. It covers the great international events that marked both our history and everyday life and also addresses the major issues of the time.
1914-1918: Beyond the Front This is the first of the century's two catastrophes. A whole world erupts in a terrible war, which ravages Europe. In 1917 the United States comes to the rescue of democracy, and takes part in the final victory. Throughout the world women become aware of their role in society. Nothing will ever be the same again.