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Civilizations, Episode 8, The Cult of Progress
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Examine the rise and fall of “progress” as an ideology, and see how the “civilizing” project that arose from Enlightenment ideas was fraught with contradictions that troubled European artists in different ways.
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Art of France, Episode 2, There Will Be Blood
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directed by Basil Comely, fl. 1996; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 52 mins
Following on from the popular The Art of… strand, The Art of France reads the nation’s history and character in its sculptures, paintings and palaces. From the art of absolute power in the 18th century through to the modern philosophies bound up in impressionism, art and history are merged to enlightening effe...
directed by Basil Comely, fl. 1996; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 52 mins
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Make, Create, Innovate, Episode 10, Architecture
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presented by Nick Glass, fl. 2010; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Make, Create, Innovate, Episode 10 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 12 mins
We explore how technology is changing the way we design and construct the world around us. We explore how robots and artificial intelligence are ushering in a new era of computational architecture at ETH Zurich, where shapes, forms and buildings are conceived and created by machines. We then meet the CalTech profe...
presented by Nick Glass, fl. 2010; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Make, Create, Innovate, Episode 10 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 12 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1, The Face of Power
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 2, Faces of the People
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 3, The Face of Fame
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4, The Look of Love
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directed by Francis Hanly, fl. 1995-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Francis Hanly, fl. 1995-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5, The Face in the Mirror
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Apples, Pears and Paint: How to Make a Still Life Painting
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directed by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005; produced by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
This richly detailed film journeys through the epic history of still life painting, featuring a range of delights from the earliest existing mural paintings discovered at Pompeii to the cubist masterpieces of Picasso. Awash with rich imagery of fruit and flowers as well as humble domestic objects, this lively take...
directed by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005; produced by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3, Uffizi Gallery
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directed by David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3 (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 David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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