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written by Adheesh Sathaye; in Crossing The Lines Of Caste: Visvamitra And The Construction Of Brahmin Power In Hindu Mythology (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 1-23
What does it mean to be a Brahmin, and what could it mean to become one? Over the years, intellectuals and dogmatists have offered plenty of answers to the first question, but the latter presents a cultural puzzle, since normative Brahminical ideology deems it impossible for an ordinary individual to change caste...
written by Adheesh Sathaye; in Crossing The Lines Of Caste: Visvamitra And The Construction Of Brahmin Power In Hindu Mythology (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 1-23
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Sacred Wonders of Britain, Episode 1
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directed by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
In the first of a three part series, Neil Oliver sets off on in search of the Sacred Wonders of Britain. What was it about Britain's rich and varied landscape that inspired our ancestors to express their beliefs by reshaping the world around them? What did they see in our countryside that led them to deem some pla...
directed by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Martin Kemp, fl. 1986-2017, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
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Sacred Wonders of Britain, Episode 2
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directed by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
Neil is in search of Bronze and Iron Age sites that were sacred to ancient Britons, with water seen not just as a source of life, but also of reverence. At Flag Fen near Peterborough he discovers a vast ancient causeway built across the fens, with sacred objects placed among its timbers. At Maiden Castle's hill f...
directed by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Barker, fl. 1985-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
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Sacred Wonders of Britain, Episode 3
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directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
Neil Oliver examines how the creation of saints by the early church led to a new generation of sacred wonders across Britain. On Iona, in the Inner Hebrides, Neil discovers the traditional resting place of Macbeth. He also delves back through time to discover how St Columba sanctified the island with a tough brand...
directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; presented by Neil Oliver, 1967-; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Wonders of Britain (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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Ancient Greece
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produced by Daniel J. Helfer, fl. 2012 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2012), 5 hours 10 mins
Embark on this gripping journey through thousands of years of Greek history. Ancient Greece is one of the most vital topics in history, and its influence is undeniable on Western philosophy, theology, and civilization. Now, you can discover the fascinating legacy of ancient Greece through entertaining and enlighte...
produced by Daniel J. Helfer, fl. 2012 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2012), 5 hours 10 mins
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The Week They Elected the Pope
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directed by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005; produced by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 52 mins
Pope John-Paul II’s funeral was the largest public event in history. After the mourning was over there was to be a new beginning in the Roman Catholic world. This lively documentary reveals the details and events surrounding the election of Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI, the 264th Pontiff since St. Peter....
directed by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005; produced by Michael Attwell, fl. 2005 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 52 mins
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Greek Myths: True Stories, Greek Myths: True Stories, Episode 1
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written by Arif Nurmohamed, fl. 1994-2015, in Greek Myths: True Stories (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 50 mins
This documentary, directed by Arif Nurmohamed, features the true stories behind Greek myths.
written by Arif Nurmohamed, fl. 1994-2015, in Greek Myths: True Stories (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 50 mins
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Greek Myths: True Stories, Greek Myths: True Stories, Episode 2
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written by Arif Nurmohamed, fl. 1994-2015, in Greek Myths: True Stories (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 49 mins
This documentary, directed by Arif Nurmohamed, features the true stories behind Greek myths.
written by Arif Nurmohamed, fl. 1994-2015, in Greek Myths: True Stories (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 49 mins
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Mythic Journeys
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directed by Whitney Boe and Steven Boe; produced by Whitney Boe and Steven Boe (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 1 hour 37 mins
...and many othersWith gorgeous stop-motion animation and enlightening interviews. Mythic Journeys seeks to reclaim the power of myth, which is the reservoir of human wisdom. The filmmakers gained access to Deepak Chopra and other spiritual leaders for a rich and stimulating dialogue, which is woven in with the as...
directed by Whitney Boe and Steven Boe; produced by Whitney Boe and Steven Boe (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 1 hour 37 mins
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Prehistory: Gods and Pilgrims, Episode 1, Priest of the Sun
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directed by Atanas Dimitrov; produced by Proventus Film House and Bulgarian TV, in Prehistory: Gods and Pilgrims, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2009), 31 mins
The creators of the six-half hour docudrama series focus on the cult to the Sun and the secret knowledge in the Bulgarian lands existing more than 7 thousand years. They explore the chalcolithic graves near Varna, search for the roots of this cult in Egypt as well as its reflection in the ancient Thracian and Gree...
directed by Atanas Dimitrov; produced by Proventus Film House and Bulgarian TV, in Prehistory: Gods and Pilgrims, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2009), 31 mins
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