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in Who Owns the Past (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2018)
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Civilizations, Episode 1, The Second Moment of Creation
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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 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Examine the formative role of art and the creative imagination in the forging of humanity itself. Images and artifacts found in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and South America testify to the urge to develop civilizations.
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 2, How Do We Look?
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Explore the many functions of the human image in art. Portraits, paintings and sculptures, life-size and colossal, perform a role - assuaging loss, expressing strength, inspiring fear - and were instrumental in depicting the body today.
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 3, God and Art
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
Trace the relationship between religion and art, which has inspired some of the most ingenious, affecting, and breathtaking works of art ever made. Yet beneath great works of religious art often lie conflict, intrigue and divine mysteries.
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 53 mins
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Guatemala: On the Edge of Discovery
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directed by Brent Winebrenner, fl. 2018; produced by Cockroaches in Rags Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2018), 1 hour 18 mins

The Land

Guatemala: On the Edge of Discovery is a thoroughly researched, beautifully filmed and artfully crafted journey into the beating heart of the Land of the Maya.

This smart, ambitious work begins by building a foundation, revealing the diversity of a dramatic landscape that is lifted by shifting tectonic pl...

directed by Brent Winebrenner, fl. 2018; produced by Cockroaches in Rags Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2018), 1 hour 18 mins
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PBS NewsHour, June 26, 2018 episode, Can Easter Island's Treasures Withstand Storms of Climate Change?
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, June 26, 2018 episode (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 10 mins
Spectacular giant statues evoke history and mystery on Easter Island, a place that has symbolized what humans can achieve and then destroy. Now everywhere you look on the island, home to about 6,000 residents, there are signs of coastal erosion and dangers of climate change. As part of our series Culture at Risk,...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, June 26, 2018 episode (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 10 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1, Origins
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directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 53 mins
In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent,...
directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 53 mins
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Mona, Tesoro del Caribe
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directed by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013 and Annabelle Mullen, fl. 2010, Marina Films and Belle Films (San Juan, San Juan District (Puerto Rico): Marina Films, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins

Mona is a beautiful, distant, mythic and mysterious island, full of amazing caves and interesting legends. Above all it is our Caribbean treasure. A completely flat island that emerged from the bottom of the sea thousands of years ago, it was a ceremonial center for the Taínos, the original inhabitants, who pract...

directed by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013; produced by Sonia Fritz, fl. 1984-2013 and Annabelle Mullen, fl. 2010, Marina Films and Belle Films (San Juan, San Juan District (Puerto Rico): Marina Films, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
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RAI Film Festival 2017, Shepherds in the Cave
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directed by Anthony Grieco, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anthony Grieco, fl. 1995-2016 and Ornella Sinigaglia, fl. 2009-2017, Red Mammoth Media, in RAI Film Festival 2017 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 1 hour 23 mins
An international team of art restorers, archaeologists and volunteers begin work on the restoration of religious frescoes inside a network of ancient caves. Faced with local bureaucratic challenges and the systemic neglect of archaeological sites, the team encounters a community of shepherds and migrants who have...
directed by Anthony Grieco, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anthony Grieco, fl. 1995-2016 and Ornella Sinigaglia, fl. 2009-2017, Red Mammoth Media, in RAI Film Festival 2017 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 1 hour 23 mins
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Greece with Simon Reeve, Episode 1, Greece With Simon Reeve
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directed by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Greece with Simon Reeve, Episode 1 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 1 hour
In the first episode of this two-part series, Simon Reeve travels from the islands of the Aegean to Greece's capital, Athens. To learn more about Greece and the Greeks, he meets an extraordinary cast of characters, from gun-toting priests to the last remaining sponge divers. Getting behind the picture postcard ima...
directed by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Greece with Simon Reeve, Episode 1 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 1 hour
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