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Art & Culture, The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
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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
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Famous Authors, Goethe
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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
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Famous Authors, Blake
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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, 2020), 39 mins
This film by Malcolm Hossick explores the life and work of William Blake. He was born the son of a hosier in the then respectable district of Soho in London. He had no formal education but was taught by his mother. He was a voracious reader and as a boy he drew constantly. He studied at an art school and learned t...
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, 2020), 39 mins
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Famous Authors, Hardy
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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, 2020), 36 mins
Thomas Hardy was born into the family of a practical country builder in mid 19th century England. He got a good education in the local town of Dorchester on the south coast and after beginning as an architect he soon developed into one of the most prolific and popuar novelists of his times. the film follows his nt...
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, 2020), 36 mins
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Famous Authors, Wordsworth
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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
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Famous Authors, Edgar Allan Poe
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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
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Famous Authors, Burns
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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
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Famous Authors, Dickinson
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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), 32 mins
This film by Malcolm Hossick follows the improbable life of Emily Dickinson writing very imaginative poetry in the little New England town of Amherst in the middle of the 19th century. Against all the odds her work, largely unpublished during her lifetime was printed and has found an appreciative audience. A brief...
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), 32 mins
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Famous Authors, Greek Dramatists
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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), 50 mins
The dramatists of ancient Greece, Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides had a huge influence on their own times but they are arguably just as significant today. In this film Malcolm Hossick uncovers how they worked and why their ideas and methods were so revolutionary.
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), 50 mins
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Art & Culture, Dante – The First Renaissance Man
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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
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