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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 2 of 9, How Do We Look
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Dame Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 2 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
Mary Beard looks at images of the human body in ancient art, seeking answers to fundamental questions at the heart of ideas about civilisations. Why have human beings always made art about themselves? What were these images for? And in what ways do some ancient conventions of representing the body still affect us...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Dame Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 2 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 6 of 9, Encounters
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 6 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
In the 15th and 16th centuries distant and disparate cultures met, often for the first time, David Olusoga shows, art was always on the frontline. David travels to Japan to explore how the Tokugawa Shogunate, after an initial embrace, became so wary of outside interference that they sought to cut ties with the out...
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 6 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 1 of 3, Surviving the Extreme
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directed by Alexis Girardet, fl. 1989; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 1 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 56 mins
Cameras explore some of the most breathtaking places on Earth, following the lives of some of the people who call these extraordinary places home. In the first episode, cameras follow Yak-herder Thokmay Lowa as he leads his herd through one of the most treacherous mountain passes in the high Himalaya. Elsewhere, t...
directed by Alexis Girardet, fl. 1989; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 1 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 56 mins
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The Hudson's Bay Boys
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directed by Gilly Mathieson; produced by Gilly Mathieson, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
From the 1960s to 1980s, a generation of young men left depressed Scotland to journey to the frozen extremes of the Canadian Arctic to take up work with the Hudson's Bay Company. Sent to remote outposts, their job was to trade goods for fur with the Inuit, but these young men took on far wider responsibilities: pu...
directed by Gilly Mathieson; produced by Gilly Mathieson, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Icons, Episode 1 of 8, Leaders
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directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; presented by Sir Trevor McDonald, 1939-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, Tamsin Curry, fl. 2009 and Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, 72 Films and Open University, in Icons, Episode 1 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 56 mins
Eight-part series exploring the achievements and legacies of some of the greatest figures of the 20th century. Seven well-known advocates each front an hour-long documentary arguing the case for four people from a different field of human endeavour - leaders, explorers, scientists, entertainers, sports stars, arti...
directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; presented by Sir Trevor McDonald, 1939-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, Tamsin Curry, fl. 2009 and Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, 72 Films and Open University, in Icons, Episode 1 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 56 mins
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Land of the Eagle, Episode 3, Conquering the Swamps
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produced by Steve Nicholls, fl. 1986 and Paul Reddish, fl. 1986, British Broadcasting Corporation and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Land of the Eagle, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 51 mins

The story of how North America was discovered and tamed is told through two sets of eyes: the native Indians and the European newcomers. The series, which received a Finalist Certificate at the New York Festival, is a magnificent hotchpotch of paintings, photographs, old songs played on period instruments, contemp...

produced by Steve Nicholls, fl. 1986 and Paul Reddish, fl. 1986, British Broadcasting Corporation and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Land of the Eagle, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 51 mins
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Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 1, End of the Road
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produced by Crofton Diack and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
As winter closes in, the quest for sustenance becomes essential as four Alaskans fight to stay ahead of the season. In Noorvik, Chip and Agnes Hailstone race against Mother Nature in a dangerous quest to set whitefish nets on thin ice and haul in the last catch of the season. North of Eagle, Kate and Andy break tr...
produced by Crofton Diack and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
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Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 2, Hunt Barter & Steal
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produced by Crofton Diack, Phil Boag and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
As deep winter sets in, four Alaskans living in the remote bush must gather and manage scarce resources to ensure their survival. In isolated Kavik, Sue Aikens faces a life-and-death challenge when she returns to camp to find that thieves have pilfered her winter fuel supply. Meanwhile in Noorvik, Chip and Agnes H...
produced by Crofton Diack, Phil Boag and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
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Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 3, Winter's Edge
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produced by Phil Boag and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
In the depth of winter, four Alaskans living in the remote bush fight to ready themselves for their darkest days. In Kavik, Sue struggles through a blizzard that threatens her life and the camp she's responsible for. In Weisman, Erik tends to the arduous task of getting wood and water as well as readying his cabin...
produced by Phil Boag and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
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Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 4, Wolf at the Door
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produced by Phil Boag and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
Mechanical breakdowns and invading predators threaten survival as four end-of-roaders battle the dark Alaskan winter. In Kavik, Sue's become the prey when a predator invades her camp. In Noorvik, a broken snow machine causes Chip's life to grind to a halt; without it there is no hunting, no fishing, and most impor...
produced by Phil Boag and Brad Carper, Adjacent Productions, in Life Below Zero, Season 1, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 48 mins
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