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The Giant Awakes, Episode 2, A Very Chinese Solution
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produced by Martin Smith, 1949-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Giant Awakes, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 50 mins
Three programmes looking at the economic awakening of China. Michael Robinson looks at the mushrooming of China's economy fuelled by foreign capital, cheap labour and a driving energy to catch up with the western world.
produced by Martin Smith, 1949-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Giant Awakes, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 50 mins
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Shanty Town
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directed by John Goodyer, fl. 1992; produced by David Willcocks, fl. 1991-1996 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 50 mins
Film-maker John Goodyer spent six weeks living in Davao City in the Southern Philippines with half a million squatters trying to lead a normal life below the poverty line.
directed by John Goodyer, fl. 1992; produced by David Willcocks, fl. 1991-1996 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 50 mins
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Silk Road, Episode 1
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004; presented by Sam Willis, 1977-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Silk Road (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 1 hour 3 mins
Covering 5,000 miles, passing through 13 countries and crossing some of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet, this is the fascinating story of the lucrative trade route which changed the course of civilization forever. In this extraordinary series, Dr Sam Willis explores how the fortunes of the West were sha...
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004; presented by Sam Willis, 1977-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Silk Road (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 1 hour 3 mins
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Treasures of the Indus, Episode 2, The Other Side of the Taj Mahal
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presented by Sona Datta; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
The Indian Subcontinent: romantic, remote and mysterious. From the plains of Pakistan to the foothills of the Himalaya, from Northern India and Rajasthan to Tamil Nadu in the south, this vast melting pot of diverse civilisations, religions, cultures and glorious landscapes has seen some of the greatest artistic go...
presented by Sona Datta; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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Treasures of the Indus, Episode 3, Of Gods and Men
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directed by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996; presented by Sona Datta; produced by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996, Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
The Indian Subcontinent: romantic, remote and mysterious. From the plains of Pakistan to the foothills of the Himalaya, from Northern India and Rajasthan to Tamil Nadu in the south, this vast melting pot of diverse civilisations, religions, cultures and glorious landscapes has seen some of the greatest artistic go...
directed by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996; presented by Sona Datta; produced by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996, Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
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Wild China, Season 1, Episode 2, Shangri-La
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directed by Kathryn Jeffs, fl. 2002; produced by Kathryn Jeffs, fl. 2002, BBC Natural History Production and China Central Television, in Wild China, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 49 mins
Beneath billowing clouds, in China's far south west, rich jungles nestle below towering peaks. Jewel-coloured birds and ancient tribes share forested valleys where wild elephants still roam. These remote forests stretch into northern territories where normally deserts would be found. How do these forests exist? Pe...
directed by Kathryn Jeffs, fl. 2002; produced by Kathryn Jeffs, fl. 2002, BBC Natural History Production and China Central Television, in Wild China, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 49 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4, The Middle East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
In this moving and at times disturbing film, Pete travels throughout the Middle East encountering Whirling Dervishes, folk religion of the Alevis and more. Peter Owen Jones explores the roots of religious conflict in the Middle East. His month-long journey starts in Jerusalem with sites sacred to three of the worl...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 1, Migration
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presented by Jing Lusi, 1985-, Ant Anstead, 1979- and Kate Humble, 1968-; produced by Daisy Newton-Dunn, fl. 2000, Finn Aberdein, fl. 2006 and Yang Jian, fl. 2012, China Intercontinental Communication Center, All3Media and Lion Television, in Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 53 mins
The first episode, presented by Kate Humble, Jing Lusi and Ant Anstead, follows the weeks leading up to New Year and is based at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival - an extraordinary sub-zero celebration in China's far north east. It is an ice wonderland, full of people braving the cold, diving into frozen water and...
presented by Jing Lusi, 1985-, Ant Anstead, 1979- and Kate Humble, 1968-; produced by Daisy Newton-Dunn, fl. 2000, Finn Aberdein, fl. 2006 and Yang Jian, fl. 2012, China Intercontinental Communication Center, All3Media and Lion Television, in Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 53 mins
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Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 3, Celebration
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presented by Ant Anstead, 1979- and Kate Humble, 1968-; produced by Daisy Newton-Dunn, fl. 2000, Finn Aberdein, fl. 2006 and Yang Jian, fl. 2012, China Intercontinental Communication Center, All3Media and Lion Television, in Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 55 mins
Kate Humble and Ant Anstead present the final programme from Hong Kong, looking at what happens right after New Year. This great port city is a strange mix of ultra-modern and traditional. Kate trains with a top dragon-dancing troupe and discovers that not only is it a highly demanding kung fu-based art, it is als...
presented by Ant Anstead, 1979- and Kate Humble, 1968-; produced by Daisy Newton-Dunn, fl. 2000, Finn Aberdein, fl. 2006 and Yang Jian, fl. 2012, China Intercontinental Communication Center, All3Media and Lion Television, in Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 55 mins
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The Giant Awakes, Moving the Mountain
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produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Giant Awakes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 51 mins
Three programmes looking at the economic awakening of China. Michael Robinson looks at the mushrooming of China's economy fuelled by foreign capital, cheap labour and a driving energy to catch up with the western world.
produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Giant Awakes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 51 mins
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