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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 7, Color and Light
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directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore the story of light and color in art - both in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy. Journey from Gothic cathedrals and Indian courtly painting to modern art.
directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Genius of Palaces, Episode 1, Towards an Architecture of Majesty
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directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
Royal palaces are the most magnificent buildings in our history. Often built to extraordinary levels of luxury and excess, they express the personalities of our kings and queens since 1066.From the Tower of London to Hampton Court Palace, Dan Cruickshank reveals an extraordinary story of buildings, often fortified...
directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Masterworks: Collections in Prague, Master Theodoricus - St. George
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directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; produced by RM Arts, in Masterworks: Collections in Prague (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 10 mins
This documentary, directed by Reiner Moritz, is about the painting, 'St. George' by Master Teodoricus.
directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938-; produced by RM Arts, in Masterworks: Collections in Prague (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 10 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6, Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
We examine the armor of Henry VIII to discover how he got so fat and crazy, then enter New York high-society to reveal how a nude sculpture led to a brutal murder. Inside a vast Egyptian temple, enclosed within the museum's walls, we search a secret chamber to discover why the temple's statues celebrate the foreig...
directed by Gary Lang, fl. 1996-2014, in Museum Secrets, Series 1, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 47 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6, Chateau Versailles
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directed by Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures Why is a Vatican masterpiece covered in heretical graffiti? How does the Louvre protect the Mona Lisa? Why did Napoleon commission a painting full of lies? Museum Secrets travels to the world's most famous museums in search of weird, wonderful, amazing...
directed by Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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Strange Landscape, Episode 1, The Jewelled City
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directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 56 mins
The Middle Ages. An age of faith, great cathedrals, illuminated apocalypses, learned theologians, devastating plagues and wars. A time of intellectual struggle and exploration when Europe became a flourishing continent and the political and social institutions of the Western World were born. Ranging across science...
directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 56 mins
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Big Build, The Castle Tower
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produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 47 mins
The debut episode of the unique 'how-to' series sees a medieval tower rise above the landscape of northern Idaho. The ultimate hands-on blend of history and engineering. Hosted by contractor and former pro football player Nick Mystrom. Nick and the crew have less than three weeks to erect an iconic Medieval edifi...
produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 47 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6, The Victorians and After
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
Richard Taylor discovers how, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, medieval imagery and ritual make a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and plunge the Anglican Church into conflict. Richard retraces the controversy surrounding this Oxford Movement of Anglo-Catholics and explores their finest ch...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 10, Napoleon: Steel Monster
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directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. Centuries after the fall of the Roman Empire, French kings struggled for control against the church and the aristocracy.
directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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