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The Dragon Legacy
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directed by Bernard Guerrini; produced by Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, Ampersand (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2013), 28 mins
Modern day Taiwan is in many ways a reflection of ancient China, preserving the cultural legacy of the world’s oldest existing civilisation. While post-war mainland China went through its revolutionary turmoil, setting aside most of its traditions in the process, Taiwan chose to preserve them. The island has bec...
directed by Bernard Guerrini; produced by Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, Ampersand (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2013), 28 mins
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Glories of Islamic Art, 2, Two Islamic Regimes in Cairo
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directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
Cairo displays the glories of two of the great Islamic regimes - the Shi'ite Fatimids who swept in from the North African desert, and the Mamluks, slave soldiers who overthrew their masters to set up their own Sunni dynasty. Both have left behind impressive evidence of their strength. The program introduces a colo...
directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
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Glories of Islamic Art, 3, Ottomans and Their Capital Istanbul
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directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
The Ottomans continued the theme of borrowing from, or adapting the work of their Byzantine predecessors. The two dominating buildings of historic Istanbul are the Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. The latter is a converted Christian cathedral, still containing the images of Jesus and Mary alongside the motifs of the...
directed by Roger Thomas; produced by Howard Anderson, in Glories of Islamic Art, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 39 mins
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Inner Visions
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produced by Lydia Chen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 30 mins
This documentary gives us a rare opportunity to meet young artists and intellectuals in Beijing and hear how they steer a course between survival and artistic expression. This new generation of artists does not paint scenes of nature like the classical painters. Nor do they produce the oversized socialist realist...
produced by Lydia Chen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 30 mins
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Masterworks: Collections in Tokyo, Kyoto, Atami, Higashiyama Kaii - The Path
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directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-, in Masterworks: Collections in Tokyo, Kyoto, Atami (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 10 mins
This documentary, directed by Reiner Moritz, is about Higashiyama Kaii's painting 'The Path.'
directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-, in Masterworks: Collections in Tokyo, Kyoto, Atami (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 10 mins
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Matisse and Islam
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directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 6 mins
Islamic art was a major inspiration for French artist Henri Matisse, who discovered its opulent colours and interdependent shapes in a visit to the textile bazaars of Morocco in 1912. Descended from weavers himself, Matisse was supremely confident with scissors and when illness confined him to bed in his 70s, he t...
directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 6 mins
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New Seven Wonders in 360, Taj Mahal
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produced by Veda Shastri, fl. 2010, New York Times Company, in New Seven Wonders in 360 (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 1 min
Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built a mausoleum in memory of his wife, Mumtaz, in Agra, India.
produced by Veda Shastri, fl. 2010, New York Times Company, in New Seven Wonders in 360 (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 1 min
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New Seven Wonders in 360, The Great Wall
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produced by Veda Shastri, fl. 2010, New York Times Company, in New Seven Wonders in 360 (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 1 min
The Great Wall of China was built over a period of 1800 years to protect against invaders.
produced by Veda Shastri, fl. 2010, New York Times Company, in New Seven Wonders in 360 (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 1 min
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Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard
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directed by Bryan Reichhardt, fl. 2009; produced by Shizumi Shigeto Manale, fl. 2007, Shizumi Dance Theater and Boru Television (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 58 mins
Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard presents the aftermath of the first atomic bomb through the remarkable drawings and untold stories of surviving Japanese school children who were part of an extraordinary exchange with their American counterparts. In 1995, a parishioner of the All Souls Church in Washington, D....
directed by Bryan Reichhardt, fl. 2009; produced by Shizumi Shigeto Manale, fl. 2007, Shizumi Dance Theater and Boru Television (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 58 mins
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Sculptures of the Louvre, The Bulls of Khorsabad
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directed by Martin Fraudreau, 1948-, in Sculptures of the Louvre (London, England: Entertainment One Ltd., 1996), 29 mins
A detailed examination of relief sculpture of human-headed bulls in the ancient city of Khorsabad in modern-day Iraq.
directed by Martin Fraudreau, 1948-, in Sculptures of the Louvre (London, England: Entertainment One Ltd., 1996), 29 mins
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