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African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 1, The Road Home
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produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the parti...
produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
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African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 3, We Come From People
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produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the parti...
produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
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Chasing Shackleton, Chasing Shackleton, Episode 3
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directed by Joe French, fl. 2002-2005; produced by Joe French, fl. 2002-2005, Raw TV, in Chasing Shackleton (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete his re-enactment of Shackleton's "double."
directed by Joe French, fl. 2002-2005; produced by Joe French, fl. 2002-2005, Raw TV, in Chasing Shackleton (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 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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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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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, 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, 2018), 53 mins
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Empires, 2, Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites: The Book and the Sword
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directed by Jack Combs; produced by Carl Byker, in Empires, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003, originally published 2003), 55 mins
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites tells the epic story of the Jews and the creation of the world's first and most profoundly influential monotheistic religion. The stories of the patriarch Abraham, the liberator Moses, the poet-king David and his son Solomon all come to life in the dramatic tale of loss...
directed by Jack Combs; produced by Carl Byker, in Empires, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003, originally published 2003), 55 mins
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Empires, Martin Luther: The Reluctant Revolutionary
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directed by Cassian Harrison; produced by Cassian Harrison, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2002, originally published 2002), 2 hours 3 mins
When an obscure monk named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses - 95 stinging rebukes - attacking the mighty Catholic Church, and its head, Pope Leo X to the door of Wittenberg Cathedral he unleashed a tornado. It was a hurricane of violence and revolution that raged across Europe, and changed the face of a continent fo...
directed by Cassian Harrison; produced by Cassian Harrison, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2002, originally published 2002), 2 hours 3 mins
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Empires, Peter and Paul and the Christian Revolution
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directed by Margaret Koval; produced by Ron Devillier, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2002, originally published 2002), 1 hour 50 mins
Two millennia ago, in the Roman province of Judea, Jesus was crucified by imperial troops. Thousands before him had suffered the same fate. But unlike his predecessors on the cross, Jesus did not drop from history. Instead, his memory was kept alive by a small band of Jews -- men and women who held fast to their c...
directed by Margaret Koval; produced by Ron Devillier, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2002, originally published 2002), 1 hour 50 mins
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First Civilizations, Episode 4, Trade
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produced by Wall to Wall Media, Arte France and SBS Television, in First Civilizations, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
Trade explores the civilizing effect of buying and selling goods. In particular, the Indus Valley Civilization – on the borders of modern-day India and Pakistan – was seemingly created with the single purpose of encouraging the free flow of trade. The knock-on effects were massively beneficial - an increase in...
produced by Wall to Wall Media, Arte France and SBS Television, in First Civilizations, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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