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Civilizations, Episode 5, Renaissances
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Explore the connections and rivalries between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic empires that experienced their own cultural flowering in the 15th and 16th centuries. Both spheres were open to influences flowing both ways.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 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 (PBS), 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 (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 7, Color and Light
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directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Explore the story of light and color in art - both in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy. Journey from Gothic cathedrals and Indian courtly painting to modern art.
directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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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 (PBS), 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 (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 9, What Is Art Good For?
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 52 mins
Explore the fate of art in the machine and profit-driven world: should art create a realm separate from the modern world, or should it plunge headlong into the chaos while transforming the way we see and live in it?
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 52 mins
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First Civilizations, Part 1, First Civilizations - Part 1
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in First Civilizations, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 54 mins
War addresses the paradox that good comes from bad. The threat of destruction engenders a sense of fear, but also creates tighter bonds within a community, while driving an arms race of technological progress. This happened in the Zapotec civilization in Mexico, but also with the Teotihuacan civilization which ove...
in First Civilizations, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 54 mins
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Diana - 7 Days
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directed by Henry Singer, fl. 1996; produced by Jessica Ludgrove, fl. 2002 and Jenny Saunders, fl. 2011, Sandpaper Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 1 hour 41 mins
Discover the inside story of the tumultuous and unprecedented week that followed the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and learn how she came to have such an extraordinary effect on people around the world. In-depth interviews with Diana’s sons, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, reveal intimate details ab...
directed by Henry Singer, fl. 1996; produced by Jessica Ludgrove, fl. 2002 and Jenny Saunders, fl. 2011, Sandpaper Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 1 hour 41 mins
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Iran: Everything Forbidden, Everything Possible
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directed by Jacques Dubois, fl. 2017 (France: Java Films, 2017), 1 hour 3 mins
For young people in the Islamic Republic of Iran, it can seem that everything is forbidden. Even wearing ties or owning a dog risks the wrath of the “Gasht e Ershad” - the virtue police. But after 40 years of theocracy, Iranians have learned to create their own safe havens. Specialists in resourcefulness, they...
directed by Jacques Dubois, fl. 2017 (France: Java Films, 2017), 1 hour 3 mins
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Seeing Through the Wall: Meeting Ourselves in Palestine and Israel
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directed by Anne Macksoud, fl. 1999-2013; produced by Anne Macksoud, fl. 1999-2013, Old Dog Documentaries (Woodstock, VT: Old Dog Documentaries, 2017), 57 mins

This film follows a group of Americans who traveled to Israel and Palestine in 2016 seeking to understand what life is like for Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories and in East Jerusalem. The journey became an intense encounter not only with the people they met, but also with their own preconceptions, a...

directed by Anne Macksoud, fl. 1999-2013; produced by Anne Macksoud, fl. 1999-2013, Old Dog Documentaries (Woodstock, VT: Old Dog Documentaries, 2017), 57 mins
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Story of China, Part 1, The Story of China with Michael Wood - Part 1
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presented by Michael Wood, fl. 2002; produced by Rebecca Dobbs, fl. 1981-2014, Maya Vision International, in Story of China, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 55 mins
The Story of China, written and presented by historian Michael Wood, explores the history of the world’s oldest continuous state, from the ancient past to the present day. Home to over a billion people, China is the new super power, a country we all want. Michael joins the Qin family reunion, as 300 relatives g...
presented by Michael Wood, fl. 2002; produced by Rebecca Dobbs, fl. 1981-2014, Maya Vision International, in Story of China, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 55 mins
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