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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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 4, Encounters
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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 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
See how seafaring advances and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other.
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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First Civilizations, Episode 2, Religion
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; produced by Robin Dashwood, 1972-, Wall to Wall Media, Arte France and SBS Television, in First Civilizations, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
The secret to the stability and cohesion of Ancient Egypt was religion. When people share a core set of beliefs, they are more likely to identify as one. That was true for the first civilizations, it’s just as true today.
directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; produced by Robin Dashwood, 1972-, Wall to Wall Media, Arte France and SBS Television, in First Civilizations, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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The Stuarts: A Bloody Reign, Series 1, Episode 2, King Charles I
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directed by Lyndy Saville, fl. 2009; presented by Kate Williams, fl. 2008; produced by UKTV and 3DD Productions, in The Stuarts: A Bloody Reign, Series 1, Episode 2 (United Kingdom: 3DD Productions, 2018), 47 mins
King Charles I succeeds his father King James I in 1625. The ties between the Wynn family and the ruling Stuarts grows ever closer as Sir Richard Wynn joins his King on an ill-fated voyage intended to gain the Infanta of Spain’s hand in marriage. Having failed, Charles marries the daughter of the King Of France...
directed by Lyndy Saville, fl. 2009; presented by Kate Williams, fl. 2008; produced by UKTV and 3DD Productions, in The Stuarts: A Bloody Reign, Series 1, Episode 2 (United Kingdom: 3DD Productions, 2018), 47 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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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, 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, 2017), 55 mins
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Story of China, Part 2, The Story of China with Michael Wood - Part 2
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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 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 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 explores the history of the world's newest super...
presented by Michael Wood, fl. 2002; produced by Rebecca Dobbs, fl. 1981-2014, Maya Vision International, in Story of China, Part 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
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Story of China, Part 5, The Story of China with Michael Wood - Part 5
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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 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 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 looks at China's Qing empire, which lasted from...
presented by Michael Wood, fl. 2002; produced by Rebecca Dobbs, fl. 1981-2014, Maya Vision International, in Story of China, Part 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
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