Browse Titles - 55 results

Art & Culture, Dante – The First Renaissance Man
See details
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2016), 1 hour 20 mins
This film by Malcolm Hossick explores the astonishing life and work of the 14th century Italian poet Dante. He wrote in everyday Italian and was the first writer to explore the life of the individual in any depth. His ideas have filtered down through the ages and have greatly influenced humanity at large.
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2016), 1 hour 20 mins
×
Art & Culture, The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
See details
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group), 6 hours 40 mins
It was written in Italian in the 14th century. It's a vast poem about someone who goes to the underworld after death and meets people in Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. It takes over 19 hours to get through it. These facts alone might make it impossibly daunting. Yet for the last 700 years or so it has fascinated re...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group), 6 hours 40 mins
×
Introduction
See details
written by Lyn McCredden, fl. 1996; in Dreaming in URBAN AREAS (Brisbane, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, originally published 1996), ix-xii
written by Lyn McCredden, fl. 1996; in Dreaming in URBAN AREAS (Brisbane, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, originally published 1996), ix-xii
×
Early Days Yet: A documentary about the great poet, Allen Curnow
See details
directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2001), 1 hour 13 mins
Allen Curnow was one of the greatest of New Zealand writers, with a major international reputation. Winner of 7 New Zealand Book Awards and the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, he was the first person outside Britain to receive the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. This is the only documentary to explore Curnow’s remar...
directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2001), 1 hour 13 mins
×
Earth's Breath
See details
written by Susan Hawthorne, 1951- (Melbourne, Victoria: Spinifex Press, 2009), 97 page(s)
written by Susan Hawthorne, 1951- (Melbourne, Victoria: Spinifex Press, 2009), 97 page(s)
×
Famous Authors, Yeats
See details
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2001), 34 mins
William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin. His father was a successful artist and from an early age Yeats determined to be and was soon accepted as a poet. On the London literary scene he was a leading light and in Dublin was instrumental in setting up an Irish Theatre. He became the recognised poet of the Irish str...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2001), 34 mins
×
Famous Authors, Goethe
See details
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2006), 36 mins
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) was born in Frankfurt on Main, Germany, into a well-to-do family. He made some attempts to become a lawyer but eventually began writing poetry and novels. He was immediately successful. He joined the court of the Duke of Weimar and from there became accepted as the greatest...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2006), 36 mins
×
Famous Authors, Wordsworth
See details
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2007), 36 mins
William Wordsworth was born in Cockermouth in the Lake District in 1770. His father ran the estate of a local landowner and the family lived in a large and comfortable house. He was well educated at the grammar school in nearby Hawkshead and he went to St John's College Cambridge in 1737. He lived most of his life...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2007), 36 mins
×
Famous Authors, Edgar Allan Poe
See details
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2016), 41 mins
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston the son of actors David and Elizabeth Poe. His father disappeared when he was three and his mother died a year later. He was adopted by a Richmond, Virginia family called Allan. When he was 17 he was disowned by his foster parents. He was determined to be a writer and through man...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2016), 41 mins
×
Famous Authors, Burns
See details
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2017), 35 mins
This film by Malcolm Hossick follows the life and times of the 18th century Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Burns came from a simple farming background but his poetry was soon accepted as of remarkable quality and he is now remembered as the ploughman poet. The film includes examples of his work and is followed by an...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2017), 35 mins
×

Pages