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Arabs, a Living History, 8, Building a Nation
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directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 8 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
Since its independence in 1962, Algeria is in the process of industrializing. Follow its effect upon a traditional farm and peasant-based economy, and upon the quality of day to day life as services and facilities have tried to keep pace with the rush to the cities.
directed by Colin Luke, 1946-; produced by David Collison, in Arabs, a Living History, 8 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1986), 52 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 8, Europe
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
Returning to his home continent, Pete finds a number of unexpected rituals and sects, including underground New Age temples in Italy and shamans in Norway. Pete ends his religious odyssey in Europe, his home continent, where he discovers a series of unexpected and surprising rituals and sects: huge underground New...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
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Beauty of Books, Episode 2, Medieval Masterpieces
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directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
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Carnival King of Europe, The Gilles of La Louvière and the Chinels of Fosses-la-Ville
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directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 9 mins
In the Catholic, French-speaking part of Belgium, monumental, all-encompassing masquerades take place in the middle of Lent.
directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 9 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2, Medieval Life
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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 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.
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 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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Desperately Seeking Madonna?
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directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 49 mins
Everyman follows four English women on a package-tour pilgrimage to Bosnia. Every day for 15 years, the Virgin Mary has appeared to a group of six young Croatians. They are the Medjugorjian visionaries. Four of them have daily visions at the same time wherever they are. The other two have twice-yearly visitations....
directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 49 mins
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Divine Women, Episode 2, Handmaids of the Gods
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directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
Award winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes explores the complex attitudes towards women and religion, from 10,000 BC to the present day. If there was a golden age for women in religion, it certainly isn’t the 21st century. The status of women in religion is currently a contentious subject, fr...
directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
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Divine Women, Episode 3, The War of the Word
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directed by Ruairi Fallon, fl. 2005; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
Award winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes explores the complex attitudes towards women and religion, from 10,000 BC to the present day. If there was a golden age for women in religion, it certainly isn’t the 21st century. The status of women in religion is currently a contentious subject, fr...
directed by Ruairi Fallon, fl. 2005; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
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God & The Mob
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directed by Janna Letts, fl. 1991; produced by David Willcocks, fl. 1991-1996 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 40 mins
'The Church must be a buttress against the Mafia'. Monsignor Antonio Giliberti is one of a number of Catholic Priests who are courageously speaking out against the organized crime in Italy. But the night after he uttered those words, the door of the Curia was showered with bullets from a sawn-off shotgun. He now h...
directed by Janna Letts, fl. 1991; produced by David Willcocks, fl. 1991-1996 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 40 mins
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God's Candidates
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directed by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991; produced by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
Who will succeed Pope John Paul II? Following his death, the race will be on to find his successor. This film charts the search for God's representative on Earth, in Africa, South America, Italy and the US.
directed by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991; produced by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
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