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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 1, Into the Amazon
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directed by John Maggio, fl. 2001; produced by John Maggio, fl. 2001 and Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, Ark Media, John Maggio Productions and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon into the heart of the South American rainforest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon.
directed by John Maggio, fl. 2001; produced by John Maggio, fl. 2001 and Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, Ark Media, John Maggio Productions and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 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, 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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Finding Your Roots, Season 4, Season 4, Episode 1, The Impression
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directed by Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 4, Season 4, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 52 mins
Larry David discovers his German heritage by way of ancestors who settled in Mobile, Alabama in the mid-19th century — including one who became a slaveholding Confederate; Bernie Sanders gains greater understanding of his father’s dangerous childhood in Austrian Galicia during World War I. Both guests discover...
directed by Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 4, Season 4, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 52 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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Frontline, Escaping ISIS
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directed by Edward Watts, fl. 2007-2016; produced by Evan Williams, fl. 2006-2015, Edward Watts, fl. 2007-2016, Michelle Mizner, fl. 2007-2016 and Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
The gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS. This hard-hitting film explores the lives of women who were held as sex slaves, the people who saved them, and women who endured--and also enforced--ISIS' harsh rules. 'This program contains graphic imagery and descriptions of violenc...
directed by Edward Watts, fl. 2007-2016; produced by Evan Williams, fl. 2006-2015, Edward Watts, fl. 2007-2016, Michelle Mizner, fl. 2007-2016 and Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
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