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American Visions

American Visions

American Visions, an eight-part series on American art written and narrated by Time magazine art critic Robert Hughes, is both an account of American life and a tribute to American art that will likely propel thousands of the not-yet-converted into museums and galleries, antiques shows and...

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7.73

The Mona Lisa Curse

The Mona Lisa Curse

The Mona Lisa Curse is a Grierson award-winning polemic documentary by art critic Robert Hughes that examines how the world's most famous painting came to influence the art world. With his trademark style, Hughes explores how museums, the production of art and the way we experience it have...

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9.29

The Beauty of Maps

The Beauty of Maps

Documentary series looking at maps in incredible detail to highlight their artistic attributions and reveal the stories that they tell. The Beauty of Maps (Seeing the Art in Cartography) is yet another example of a BBC television series which focuses on matters concerning data visualization....

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8.33

James Bond: The True Story

James Bond: The True Story

Author Ian Fleming wanted his suave secret agent to be the ultimate spy – but who provided the inspiration for Bond? This film reveals Fleming’s wartime service in naval intelligence and profiles two men who could have supplied the basis for Bond’s character. On February 17th 1952, Ian...

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5.33

Infamy

Infamy

Infamy is an intense journey into the dangerous lives and obsessed minds of six of America’s most prolific graffiti artists. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Doug Pray (Hype and Scratch) who teamed up with writer, publisher, and graffiti guru Roger Gastman, the movie takes you deep into the...

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8.17

Impressionism: Revenge of the Nice

Impressionism - Revenge of the Nice

Matthew Collings has a wonderfully simple and funny way of making you understand the when, where, why and how of important is art so this programme will get your head around impressionism in a couple of hours. Matthew Collings will reappraise the Impressionists. The four stars are Courbet,...

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8.64

This Is Civilization

This Is Civilization

Mathew Collings makes a personal selection of the greatest artistic moments and monuments from history to examine how they have shaped our world. He embarks on an epic journey, to stunning locations across Europe, Egypt, China and the United States, to explore the changing ways in which...

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7.77

The Genius of Beethoven

Beethoven

A powerful, moving and accurate docudrama based on the life of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Paul Rhys's masterful portrayal of Beethoven is particularly noteworthy, doing well to vividly convey the isolation and despair Beethoven experienced throughout his life, while insightful narration...

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8.27

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

This is the story of one of the greatest minds in history. An artist, scientist, engineer, visionary and all-round genius, Leonardo Da Vinci (1452--1519) was arguably the main figure of the Renaissance. Over three gripping episodes, this docudrama from the BBC reconstructs the life of Leonardo...

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8.26

The Genius of Mozart

The Genius of Mozart

An enlightening and enveloping reconstruction of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756--1791) life. Masterfully written and directed, every aspect of the film has been given thorough thought in order to ensure an accurate historical reconstruction. Inspirational performances from the main actors and...

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8.14

The Divine Michelangelo

The Divine Michelangelo

To produce one of the world's great masterpieces is impressive. To create three is truly astonishing - but this is exactly what Michelangelo did five hundred years ago. With his own hands he designed and created the most famous sculpture in the world - the David; the most awe-inspiring...

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8.75

CoSM the Movie: Alex Grey and the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors

CoSM the Movie: Alex Grey & the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors

CoSM The Movie is a magical new kind of documentary experience, leading audiences on an enriching and sense-heightening journey into the visionary art cosmos of world-renowned painter Alex Grey. Grey is our guide on a cinematic pilgrimage through the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors gallery in New...

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7.80
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    • Space Station TourSpace Station TourMost of the modules in the International Space Station have four sides and...
    • The Tax Free TourThe Tax Free TourWhere do multinationals pay taxes and how much? Gaining insight from...
    • The CoveThe CoveThe Cove begins in Taiji, Japan, where former dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry has...
    • The Perfect VaginaThe Perfect VaginaWhat began as a wander through the wacky world of genital plastic surgery became...
    • Evolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. God is a documentary trying to challenge the theory of evolution....