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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9, Paradise On Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
Simon Schama examines one of our deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. Simon discovers that landscape painting is seldom a straightforward description of observed nature; rather it's a projection of dreams and idylls, as well as of escapes and refuges from human turmoil; the elusive paradise on earth. S...
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2, Venice
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directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
Following the striking revelations of Rome’s Invisible City, historian Dr Michael Scott embarks on a new adventure to explore the hidden treasures of three more of Italy’s astonishing cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – bringing a fascinating new insight into 2,000 years of history. Drawing on cutting-e...
directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
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Wonders Made by Man, Wonders Made By Man, Part 2
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produced by KM Records, in Wonders Made by Man (New York, NY: Big Media, 2009), 23 mins
The world abounds with beautiful structures created by mankind – cities, skyscrapers, edifices, memorials, places of worship, pieces of art and craft and even jewellery. This travel and adventure series showcases some of the world’s most spectacular man-made ‘wonders’ over 40 incredible 3-minute episodes....
produced by KM Records, in Wonders Made by Man (New York, NY: Big Media, 2009), 23 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 14, Da Vinci's World
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directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins

The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet.

After the fall of Rome, Italy fell into a dark sleep, and wasn't reawakened until the 11th century.

directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Propping Up Pisa
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produced by Cynthia Page, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 29 mins
This documentary, produced by Cynthia Page, explores the problem of the leaning tower of Pisa and solutions to prevent it from collapsing. With the help of an old report, a British soil scientist seeks to explain why the rate of tilt has accelerated in recent years.
produced by Cynthia Page, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 29 mins
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City Out of Time
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directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1959), 16 mins
This Colin Low documentary from 1959 depicts Venice in all its splendor. In the tradition of Venetian painter Canaletto, the film captures the great Italian city’s elusive beauty and fabled landscapes, where spired churches and turreted palaces soar into a blue Mediterranean sky. Narration by William Shatner.
directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1959), 16 mins
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