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The Work Of Poster Artist : Signed Landi

54m 00s

The poster as an object was born at the same time as the cinema, and as the cinema became an industry, producers and distributors appropriated it and placed it under their control.Providing us with our first view of a film, the poster advertises it outside a theatre and tries, with varying degrees of skill, to lure the audience inside.

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The Work Of Poster Artist : Signed Landi

54m 00s

The poster as an object was born at the same time as the cinema, and as the cinema became an industry, producers and distributors appropriated it and placed it under their control.Providing us with our first view of a film, the poster advertises it outside a theatre and tries, with varying degrees of skill, to lure the audience inside.

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ArtQuake. L'arte salvata

1h 02m

The condition of Italy is unique in the world: it has a priceless historical and artistic heritage and is at a high risk of earthquakes. ArtQuake looks at this exceptional situation, discussing in depth the relationship between human communities, natural phenomena and artistic creation: a relationship that is upset and reasserted by every earthquake.

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Bliss

1h 04m

In order to put together the rave & nightclub-inspired production of his dreams, French choreographer Anthony Egéa recruits a team of young dancers trained in drastically varied disciplines, from classical, to electro, to breakdance.

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Bliss

1h 04m

In order to put together the rave & nightclub-inspired production of his dreams, French choreographer Anthony Egéa recruits a team of young dancers trained in drastically varied disciplines, from classical, to electro, to breakdance.

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A Genuine Forger

1h 28m

He’s the master-forger, famous for duping the art world for 30 years and flooding the market with thousands of fakes. His Picassos, Matisses and Chagalls sold for millions, were authenticated by art experts and remain on the walls of many galleries and museums. But he never copied anything. Instead Guy Ribes painted pictures that could have been made by the great artists themselves. In this remarkable film, which screened in French cinemas for months, Ribes tell everything.

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A Genuine Forger

1h 28m

He’s the master-forger, famous for duping the art world for 30 years and flooding the market with thousands of fakes. His Picassos, Matisses and Chagalls sold for millions, were authenticated by art experts and remain on the walls of many galleries and museums. But he never copied anything. Instead Guy Ribes painted pictures that could have been made by the great artists themselves. In this remarkable film, which screened in French cinemas for months, Ribes tell everything.

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Siquier Blue

53m 59s

Carlos Pérez-Siquier (Almería, 1930) is a photographer who has spent his whole life dealing with the light and color of his homeland, a unique space to be captured by a camera. This documentary film tells the story of that human experience.

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Paris, France

5m 18s

In this episode, Susannah is walking through the French capital, Paris. Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysées, Sacré Cœur and its street artists are on the program.In this episode, Susannah is walking through the French capital, Paris. Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysées, Sacré Cœur and its street artists are on the program.In this episode, Susannah is walking through the French capital, Paris. Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysées, Sacré Cœur and its street artists are on the program.

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From the Neighbourhoods | Art.

1h 03m

Artists from the west side of Buenos Aires tell us about their lives connected to art, where they deal with topics as the neverending learning, the legacy of their masters, the influence of the neighbourhood, their similarites and differences, the economic difficulties of their artistic activities and the necesity of being appreciated. These are some of the subjects that build this particular view of a group of artists-neighbours from the west side of the city.

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Mies on Scene. Barcelona in Two Acts

57m 53s

The Barcelona Pavilion, the masterpiece with which Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich staged their revolutionary ideas in 1929, changed the History of architecture forever. It only existed for eight months but paradoxically its image was always alive in the minds of generations of architects around the world, becoming one of his greatest influences.

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Entre ciel et terre, quand le hip hop devient art

53m 25s

Hip hop dance first began in the streets when dancers attracted passing audiences with their acrobatic moves and turned hip hop into a worldwide cultural phenomenon. Yet, all over the world, hip hop crews are still largely ignored by the official art scene and denied opportunites to perform on national stages – except perhaps in France.

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VELICKOVIC large drawing

27m 10s

In this film we see the artist, alone with the filmmaker, working on a very large drawing, 225x165cm in size. He begins it in the whiteness of the immense canvas covered with paper, the filmmaker following his work through to completion. Velickovic talks about himself as he draws. He reflects out loud on the composition of the work and the elements he's drawing, sharing his doubts, reflecting on the progress of the drawing and its composition.

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TOWER PARIS 13

52m 47s

Immerse yourself in the most important collective exhibition of street art ever imagined.October 2013: For one month, Paris became the world capital of street art. Neither museum nor gallery, an apartment building doomed to destruction became home to the biggest collective exhibition ever imagined.

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Fast & Good - Episode 2 - The street food becomes gourmet

4m 57s

The wind of freedom is blowing through gastronomy: chefs around the world are abandoning their Michelin starred restaurants in order to restore the good name of a cuisine long eschewed by gourmets: street food. Fast & Good paints a portrait of this accessible and fun food, which promotes simplicity, freshness and authenticity.

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Between Sky and Earth - When hip hop becomes art

53m 25s

Hip hop dance first began in the streets when dancers attracted passing audiences with their acrobatic moves and turned hip hop into a worldwide cultural phenomenon. Yet, all over the world, hip hop crews are still largely ignored by the official art scene and denied opportunites to perform on national stages – except perhaps in France.

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Joan Miro, the inner fire

52m 10s

Thirty years after his death, Joan Miró has become an iconic figure in the art world. The more time passes, the more his art becomes universal, transcending borders and genres. His works live outside museums, on the walls of prestigious institutions, his influence has penetrated design, architecture and can be found in ever more unexpected places ...

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Richard Hambleton - Shadowman

1h 21m

In the 1980s, Richard Hambleton was the Shadowman, a specter in the night who painted hundreds of startling silhouettes on the walls of lower Manhattan and, along with Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, sparked the street art movement. At the height of his first commercial and critical success, Hambleton was featured in LIFE magazine and acclaimed at the Venice Biennale.

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Richard Hambleton - Shadowman

1h 21m

In the 1980s, Richard Hambleton was the Shadowman, a specter in the night who painted hundreds of startling silhouettes on the walls of lower Manhattan and, along with Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, sparked the street art movement. At the height of his first commercial and critical success, Hambleton was featured in LIFE magazine and acclaimed at the Venice Biennale.

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Hotel 128, Street Art in Immersion

52m 11s

In the midst of the Bourbonnais countryside, one finds a most extraordinary place: Street Art City. Unique of its kind, it is the only art residency in the world solely dedicated to street art. The 128 Hotel is certainly the main reason of the residency aura: every year artists are invited to occupy the 128 rooms of the huge building and transform each one of them into their own personal universe.

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Hotel 128, Street Art in Immersion

52m 11s

In the midst of the Bourbonnais countryside, one finds a most extraordinary place: Street Art City. Unique of its kind, it is the only art residency in the world solely dedicated to street art. The 128 Hotel is certainly the main reason of the residency aura: every year artists are invited to occupy the 128 rooms of the huge building and transform each one of them into their own personal universe.

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Andy Warhol, Fluorescent

42m 37s

A documentary on the legendary creator and victim of pop art. Warhol, revolutionary and controversial, was never afraid to break the mold and reshape the reals of art, advertising, and directing. But who was the real man being behind the colors in which he hid? Was it the art or the fame that controlled and spawned his unique creativity? Sabbatical Entertainment takes an in-depth look at the life and works of Andy Warhol.

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Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom

55m 45s

“Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom” explores the man’s rebellious demeanor, his struggle as a Jew in Hollywood, his difficult childhood, the brief love affair with Marilyn Monroe and his failed marriages to actresses Janet Leigh and Christine Kaufman, his courageous stance to break the color barrier with The Defiant Ones (the film that earned him an Oscar Nomination), and his entire six-decade career.

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Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom

55m 45s

“Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom” explores the man’s rebellious demeanor, his struggle as a Jew in Hollywood, his difficult childhood, the brief love affair with Marilyn Monroe and his failed marriages to actresses Janet Leigh and Christine Kaufman, his courageous stance to break the color barrier with The Defiant Ones (the film that earned him an Oscar Nomination), and his entire six-decade career.

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The Labyrinth of Possibility

1h 08m

The laberinth of possibility is a film of transformation and human capabilities. It tells the story of Sonia Soberats and his photographic work. The grief from the loss of her two sons caused such great havoc in her life that she lost the sense of sight entirely. Today she is part of a prestigious group of blind photographers in New York City. She also teaches this technique in Venezuela.

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The Labyrinth of Possibility

1h 08m

The laberinth of possibility is a film of transformation and human capabilities. It tells the story of Sonia Soberats and his photographic work. The grief from the loss of her two sons caused such great havoc in her life that she lost the sense of sight entirely. Today she is part of a prestigious group of blind photographers in New York City. She also teaches this technique in Venezuela.

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The Labyrinth of Possibility

1h 08m

The laberinth of possibility is a film of transformation and human capabilities. It tells the story of Sonia Soberats and his photographic work. The grief from the loss of her two sons caused such great havoc in her life that she lost the sense of sight entirely. Today she is part of a prestigious group of blind photographers in New York City. She also teaches this technique in Venezuela.

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Lona y Viruta

20m 43s

Lona y Viruta tells the story of a familiar circus company, through the testimony of its artists, describing how they live and which are their difficulties to carry on with their lifes. Modern life changed the entertaining habits and small circus companies suffer the consecuences.

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I Will Dance In Spite Of It All

58m 01s

"I Will Dance In Spite Of It All" is a journey through modern Tunisia, that exposes the contradictions and recent fractures of the country, particularly due to the development of a new Islamist current. It is a story about dance, cinema and the human body. A story of freedom, guided by Bahri, Sandra and Selma. Although their paths are different, they all use the same weapon: art.

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The Last Caravaggio

39m 40s

In the footsteps of Caravaggio’s Nativity, the canvas of the great master stolen 50 years ago in Palermo, among mafia, art dealers up to the Lugano vaults.

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The Last Caravaggio

39m 40s

In the footsteps of Caravaggio’s Nativity, the canvas of the great master stolen 50 years ago in Palermo, among mafia, art dealers up to the Lugano vaults.

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Goudji Sacred Art!

52m 26s

Goudji, the goldsmith dearly beloved by bishops and Academicians, is known in artistic circles as a creator who defies classification: gold working would seem to be a forgotten art, but yet, impressed by his talents, numerous museum curators have opened their doors to him. Goudji is the first artist to have designed a collection of jewellery for the Louvre Museum.

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I Will Dance In Spite Of It All

58m 01s

"I Will Dance In Spite Of It All" is a journey through modern Tunisia, that exposes the contradictions and recent fractures of the country, particularly due to the development of a new Islamist current. It is a story about dance, cinema and the human body. A story of freedom, guided by Bahri, Sandra and Selma. Although their paths are different, they all use the same weapon: art.

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Inspiring Women - Frida Kahlo

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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PLANET FIGHT senegal

53m 36s

Aurélien, a French Martial Arts Champion, discovers different wrestling sports/techniques from all around the world. He emerges himself during a week with a Champion/Coach in order to learn the basic rules of that new sport. At the end of the film, Aurélien fights with a local Champion. Meanwhile, with him, the viewers will learn more about the history of that wrestling sport and also about the country, the people, their habits and culture.

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Cocteau, I’ll Stay with You

52m 29s

This fresh and unique approach of Jean Cocteau’s life, unveils both the man and the artist. Through Cocteau’s influence on contemporary artists we will discover Cocteau’s modernity. Each one will tell us about one period of the poet’s life, one artistic field in which he excelled. Director Arnaud Xainte created a set to evoke Cocteau’s fairy tale and surrealist atmosphere: shadows, set inside the set,apparitions/disparitions of characters, etc.

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Cocteau, I’ll Stay with You

52m 29s

This fresh and unique approach of Jean Cocteau’s life, unveils both the man and the artist. Through Cocteau’s influence on contemporary artists we will discover Cocteau’s modernity. Each one will tell us about one period of the poet’s life, one artistic field in which he excelled. Director Arnaud Xainte created a set to evoke Cocteau’s fairy tale and surrealist atmosphere: shadows, set inside the set,apparitions/disparitions of characters, etc.

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Cocteau, I’ll Stay with You

52m 29s

This fresh and unique approach of Jean Cocteau’s life, unveils both the man and the artist. Through Cocteau’s influence on contemporary artists we will discover Cocteau’s modernity. Each one will tell us about one period of the poet’s life, one artistic field in which he excelled. Director Arnaud Xainte created a set to evoke Cocteau’s fairy tale and surrealist atmosphere: shadows, set inside the set,apparitions/disparitions of characters, etc.

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China, the empire of time - Episode 2

50m 11s

Part 2 : The Trial of the Jesuits. Matteo Ricci, a young Jesuit would be the first European to enter China at the end of the 16th century. Trained in geometry and algebra, he would soon discover that cosmology and the art of measuring time was at the very centre of Chinese civilization and imperial authority, the Emperor’s Mandate of Heaven.

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China, the empire of time - Episode 2

50m 11s

Part 2 : The Trial of the Jesuits. Matteo Ricci, a young Jesuit would be the first European to enter China at the end of the 16th century. Trained in geometry and algebra, he would soon discover that cosmology and the art of measuring time was at the very centre of Chinese civilization and imperial authority, the Emperor’s Mandate of Heaven.

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China, the empire of time - Episode 2

50m 11s

Part 2 : The Trial of the Jesuits. Matteo Ricci, a young Jesuit would be the first European to enter China at the end of the 16th century. Trained in geometry and algebra, he would soon discover that cosmology and the art of measuring time was at the very centre of Chinese civilization and imperial authority, the Emperor’s Mandate of Heaven.

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Origami Code

51m 55s

Everything that develops and changes in nature is folded: mountains, blossoms, the brain...Life is an unending series of folding and unfolding. Researchers in robotics, medicine, nanotechnologies, are embracing this "origami philosophy", trying to understand and duplicate nature's folding principles.

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True or False?

45m 15s

It is the most serious scandal ever hitting the modern art market. An affair that has made experts and auction houses tremble and has re-proposed the ghost of forgery. The facts date back to 2017 in Genoa, where an exhibition dedicated to the painter Amedeo Modigliani from Livorno was closed by the Public Prosecutor’s Office, which put 21 paintings out of the 60 on display under seizure.

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Origami Code

51m 55s

Everything that develops and changes in nature is folded: mountains, blossoms, the brain...Life is an unending series of folding and unfolding. Researchers in robotics, medicine, nanotechnologies, are embracing this "origami philosophy", trying to understand and duplicate nature's folding principles.

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Blood Prisme

1h 16m

A successful artist and local art museum coordinator ("Cecilia") hears voices telling her to release 'troubled" individuals from this earth and into the serenity of the afterlife. However, Cecilia meets a man ("Lucas") who just may fill the void in her heart she has been missing her entire life.....the problem being Lucas is a suicidal man. Cecilia struggles between what her heart is telling her and what her voices are telling her about him. A story of love, life, and death.

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Water Is Our Future - The Netherlands - The Pact with Water

52m 49s

For centuries, the Dutch have tamed the sea with dykes and criss-crossed their country with canals and waterways. Lately, climate change is whipping up storms and raising the sea level and the Netherlands is now seeking a new pact with water in order to protect the low-lying country. They’re making use of state-of-the-art technologies and the power of nature and are systematically making space for the water elsewhere.

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Capital C: The Crowdfunding Revolution

55m 07s

Crowdfunding is perhaps the most significant social development of the past decades. It democratizes culture, innovation, and the way we do business. With insights from renowned crowdfunding experts – like designer Scott Thomas (Design Director Pres. Obama) and best selling author Seth Godin (The Icarus Deception) – CAPITAL C is the first documentary on the crowdfunding revolution. The film follows the endeavours of three independent artists, who reach out to the crowd.

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Capital C: The Crowdfunding Revolution

55m 07s

Crowdfunding is perhaps the most significant social development of the past decades. It democratizes culture, innovation, and the way we do business. With insights from renowned crowdfunding experts – like designer Scott Thomas (Design Director Pres. Obama) and best selling author Seth Godin (The Icarus Deception) – CAPITAL C is the first documentary on the crowdfunding revolution. The film follows the endeavours of three independent artists, who reach out to the crowd.

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Seven Steps to Mercy: Cracking the Shakespeare Code

2h 04m

Is this the solution to the Oak Island mystery? This is the amazing story of Petter Amundsen, a Norwegian organist, who believes he has deciphered a secret code hidden in Shakespeare’s first folio. The code reveals a treasure map where mythical objects described in the bible and controversial manuscripts are hidden. In this series of three episodes, we learn how the map functions and about the codes often hidden in Renaissance art.

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African Beauties - Hair Art In Mali

42m 53s

Antelope moon, golden dates, desert flowers. There are hundreds of words which convey the beauty of African women. Copious amounts of time have been dedicated to this subject, in particular the amazing hair creations. Works of art, based on ancient knowledge, adorn the heads of women from the busy Malian metropolis of Bamako on the river Niger to the Sahara, the world's largest desert, on which the Tuareg nomads roam.

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China on China: Culture for Billions

28m 35s

In this episode, we look at literature and film in the cultural nation of China. Stories and interviews with authors who struggle with censorship and self-censorship, and about the thriving film industry, which seeks to top Hollywood.

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China on China: Culture for Billions

28m 35s

In this episode, we look at literature and film in the cultural nation of China. Stories and interviews with authors who struggle with censorship and self-censorship, and about the thriving film industry, which seeks to top Hollywood.

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It's Better to Fast

38m 39s

Once upon a time, people fasted during Lent but few still do today. Yet from Jesus Christ to Gandhi, people have been hailing the virtues of fasting since the dawn of time. Research shows that fasting regularly helps prevent some serious diseases such as diabetes and arthritis. But skipping meals is neither popular nor easy: on the contrary, resisting hunger pangs is extremely difficult.

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Time Capsule 69

45m 47s

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of many extraordinary events that occurred in 1969, a polarizing year that changed the world forever. To commemorate the iconic year, Sabbatical Entertainment presents Time Capsule ’69. We travel to the past to witness how history was transformed and relive unforgettable events such as Woodstock Festival, The Beatles last performance, Pelé's 1,000th goal, as well as the first man to set foot on the moon.

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007 For Our Eyes Only

46m 04s

In anticipation of the premiere of the 25 chapter in the iconic James Bond Saga, based on the novels of British writer Ian Fleming, Sabbatical Entertainment presents FOR OUR EYES ONLY an enthralling documentary in which we will relive all of 007 dangerous mission throughout this legendary cinematic franchise, from the first feature film production in 1962, “Dr. No”, to the highly anticipated “No Time To Die.”

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The Other Man

52m 19s

It could have been a bloodbath of historic proportions. But instead, one man made the end of apartheid possible. In February 1990, President F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban on the African National Congress and ordered the release of Nelson Mandela. As the world celebrated, Mandela would go on to become South Africa’s first democratically elected president - with de Klerk as his Vice President. But de Klerk’s history is complicated.

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Margaret Thatcher

46m 22s

In this intriguing documentary, we examine the life and career of Britain’s first female Prime Minister - Margaret Thatcher. After 1990, Lady Thatcher (as she became) remained a potent political figure and went on to contribute in other ways. In our programme we present a portrait of an intensely controversial figure. Critics claim that her economic policies were divisive socially, that she was harsh or ‘uncaring’ in her politics, and hostile to the institutions of the British welfare state.

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Space Colonies - Part 1 : Asteroids

52m 43s

It’s possible that in the near future the Earth could become uninhabitable due to climate change or overpopulation. In addition, natural resources might become more and more scarce, and humankind could be forced to search for them somewhere else. It would be even possible for an asteroid impact to cause a planetary catastrophe. As a result, we may need to move to an orbital space colony or to another planet like the Moon or Mars, and create a new home in alternate, distant space colonies.

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Ursula K. Le Guin

50m 52s

This film explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin. Best known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as ’A Wizard of Earthsea’, ’The Left Hand of Darkness’, and ’The Dispossessed’, Le Guin defiantly held her ground on the margin of "respectable" literature until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature. Her fascinating story has never before been captured on film.

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Oh Dior!

44m 21s

Sabbatical Entertainment’s exclusive original documentary admires Christian Dior, the famous French fashion designer whose post–World War II creations were wildly popular and whose legacy continues to influence the fashion industry.

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Journeys on the heavenly waves

53m 00s

Man has always strived to see further. After the explorers of the XVIth century, the cosmologists of the XXIst century navigate on the "celestial waves" enriching, in the course of their missions, a vertiginous cartography. These strange travelers, at the forefront of technology, have ever more powerful and spectacular terrestrial or space telescopes for vessels, always pushing the limits of our knowledge further.

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Science Vs. God Season 1 Episode 1 - The Cosmos

52m 27s

Its origin shrouded in mystery, operating according to its own laws, described with the precision of mathematics, there is nothing as impressive as the cosmos. Life on earth is supported by forces finely tuned to an astonishing degree. So is it all luck? Or does the evidence suggest something more behind our ordered universe? In this episode atheism and theism are on a collision course. Where does the truth lie?

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Antarctica - Tales from the End of the World

51m 41s

The Antarctic region is undoubtedly one of the most remote and inhospitable, yet one of the most beautiful landscapes of the world. This documentary takes us on a journey to the stormy isolated islands of the Southern Ocean. Seals, penguins, seabirds and other animals live and breed in this hostile environment and harsh climate. Only by an icebreaker can we reach the remote coasts of the Antarctic continent where Emperor Penguins defy the life-threatening environment at the end of the world.

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Antarctica - Tales from the End of the World

51m 41s

The Antarctic region is undoubtedly one of the most remote and inhospitable, yet one of the most beautiful landscapes of the world. This documentary takes us on a journey to the stormy isolated islands of the Southern Ocean. Seals, penguins, seabirds and other animals live and breed in this hostile environment and harsh climate. Only by an icebreaker can we reach the remote coasts of the Antarctic continent where Emperor Penguins defy the life-threatening environment at the end of the world.

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Maria Callas, Born for Singing

58m 25s

The extraordinary artistic and human parable of opera singer MARIA CALLAS (New York, 1923 - Paris, 1977) traced through archives material unique images and memories, with interviews to relatives, artists, co-workers who have surrounded the artist in life.

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Maria Callas, Born for Singing

58m 25s

The extraordinary artistic and human parable of opera singer MARIA CALLAS (New York, 1923 - Paris, 1977) traced through archives material unique images and memories, with interviews to relatives, artists, co-workers who have surrounded the artist in life.

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Sarajevo – The Assassination

1h 18m

In 2014 Europe remembered the outbreak of the First World War. The fateful war, which raged for four years and cost 12 million lives, began a century ago in 1914. The catalyst of the disaster was the murder of the Austrian successor to the throne, Franz Ferdinand, and his wife Sophie on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo. This astonishing documentary conveys the dramatic events on the eve of the First World War.

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The Search For USS Lagarto

55m 42s

A fierce WWII battle at sea, unreported for more than 60 years is revealed at the bottom of the Gulf of Thailand in HD underwater video. There lay the US submarine Lagarto and the remains of her 86 crewmen, whose families share how their husbands and fathers' disappearance shaped their lives.

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Gardening 101 - S3E13

24m 42s

Gardening 101 is your complete garden guide, taking you through everything that needs to be done in the garden, from demonstrations and plant advice, to learning all about different herbs. Whether you’re a novice gardener or simply want inspiration, this series will show you how to get your hands dirty and start growing

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Combat Forces - S01 E18 - Navy Boarding Party

14m 56s

Boarding other ships has been around since the dawn of combat at sea. Today, sailors must train to do far more than their ancestors. They must enforce embargoes; deal with pirates armed with missiles and catch smugglers. It is dangerous work. We visit some of the worlds best training facilities to understand more of what it takes to be a member of a modern Naval Boarding Party.

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Combat Forces - S01 E21 - Airborne Artillery

23m 00s

Artillery is known as the hammer of the battlefield because of the awesome firepower it can bring down on an enemy. Imagine if that same firepower could be mobile and dropped behind enemy lines? That is the premise behind airborne artillery, a specialized force charged with supporting soldiers with long distance firepower. We go to Fort Bragg NC to learn about this unique warfare discipline.

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Goudougoudou

55m 42s

Ten Haitians, having resumed the thread of their lives in a setting worthy of Dante, bear witness and provide intimate insights into an existence turned upside down by death and chaos. The film explores how people, in the aftermath of the unthinkable, grieve, struggle to regain a semblance of everyday normality and aspire to new dreams and hope.

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Goudougoudou

55m 42s

Ten Haitians, having resumed the thread of their lives in a setting worthy of Dante, bear witness and provide intimate insights into an existence turned upside down by death and chaos. The film explores how people, in the aftermath of the unthinkable, grieve, struggle to regain a semblance of everyday normality and aspire to new dreams and hope.

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Crazy for Madonna

43m 05s

A biography of a universal icon of music and Hollywood, Madonna, better known as the Queen of Pop. Sabbatical Entertainment celebrates Madonna’s illustrious career spanning more than four decades, always pushing the boundaries of entertainment. Not afraid of controversy, the Material girl, through her talents, redefined and reshaped pop culture history.

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The Marxists

52m 09s

Karl Marx was many things: philosopher, journalist, economist and historian. In many ways he was a modern renaissance man. His revolutionary ideas, though, are his legacy. They have literally changed the world. His far-reaching analyses and theories have inspired millions of people to become politically active. 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of his birthday. After the collapse of many socialist regimes Marx seemingly became less popular.

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Iron Heart

52m 54s

The first heart transplant conducted in 1967 was a breakthrough that would go on to save many lives. But those who get the organs are expected to have short lifespans. What can help in prolonging their lives? Amid the various challenges patients face, one man stands apart. Elmar Sprink completed a grueling triathlon two years after a heart transplant. What explains his exceptional health?

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No Left Turn - Is Social Democracy over?

52m 30s

Europe in crisis. A moment of glory for Europe’s social democracy parties? On the contrary: Social democrats suffer catastrophic election results and poll ratings. In a political road movie we follow six social democratic politicians in six countries in search for answers: Germany, France, Great Britain, Sweden, Italy and Slovakia. Despite all national differences, they all face questions of greater importance than national issues – questions important for the future of social democracy itself.

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Teatro a la Scala Academy

31m 59s

The Teatro alla Scala Academy has been at the service of the greatest performing arts in the world. The history of the Academy in fact goes back to 1813, when the Theater’s School of Ballet was founded. From yesterday to today, the Academy has turned into one of the most sought after training schools for artists, technicians, operators and managers in the world. Images, gestures and the words of those who have attended, experienced and organised the Academy, tell us all about its many activities

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It's Better to Fast

38m 39s

Once upon a time, people fasted during Lent but few still do today. Yet from Jesus Christ to Gandhi, people have been hailing the virtues of fasting since the dawn of time. Research shows that fasting regularly helps prevent some serious diseases such as diabetes and arthritis. But skipping meals is neither popular nor easy: on the contrary, resisting hunger pangs is extremely difficult.

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I've Cheated on You

38m 47s

According to various statistics, 40% of marriages in Europe have seen at least one of the two partners be unfaithful. With such astonishing figures, the phenomenon is perhaps only fuelled further by the many opportunities provided by the Internet, where the chances of meeting new people at any time are even greater. The documentary takes a closer look at infidelity today, a reality deeply entrenched in social attitudes.

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Inspiring Women - Kate del Castillo

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Collection of Artisans #03 Metal mirror and metal carvings

19m 58s

Mr. Fujio Yamamto, a craftsman making metal mirror and Mr. Toshio Fujibayashi, a craftsman of metal carvings are introduced in this episode. A Makyo is a mirror used for fortune-telling, which originally came from China. Today, there is only one craftsman making these Makyo mirrors: Mr. Fujio Yamamoto. He is the 4th generation owner of Yamamoto Gokin Seisakusho. His workshop is the only place these mirrors are still made by hand according to old traditions.

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Collection of Artisans #04 Kyo-yuzen, Kyo-kanoko, and Kyo-nui

19m 58s

Mr. Motoo Kido, a Kyo-yuzen artist, Ms. Kazuyo Kawamoto, a Kyo-kanoko Shibori craftswoman, and Mr. Toshiaki Nagakusa, an embroiderer of Kyo-nui are introduced in this episode. Kyo-yuzen is a technique of painting dye onto cloth. Mr. Motoo Kido is a Kyo-yuzen artist and he is considered the foremost craftsman of this art, and it is often said, his work reflects his soul and emotion as a craftsman. Shibori is a Japanese manual resist dyeing technique, also known as tie-dye.

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Collection of Artisans #01 Textiles

19m 58s

Mr. Kikuo Hirano, a weaver for Nishijin tsumekaki-hon-tsuzure-ori, Mr. Hiroshi Tokunaga, a Kasuri craftsman, and Mr. Hisayuki Kawato, a weaver for Tango Chirimen Fabric are introduced. Nishijin brocade is one of the traditional crafts in Kyoto. There are 12 weaving techniques used for Nishijin-brocade. In order to weave this brocade requires special techniques. One example: The weaver files his fingernail tips into zigzag shape to pick up and cross threads to make beautiful patterns.

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Collection of Artisans #02 Lacquer

19m 58s

Mr. Tadahiro Ooya, a lacquerware craftsman and Mr. Yutaro Shimode, a Makie craftsman are introduced in this episode. Kyo-Lacquerware is both elegant and delicate, but it is also a solidly-made craft product. There are Eight traditional techniques of Kyo-nuri, or the creation of lacquerware. Mr. Tadahiro Ooya, has been lacquering for 63 years. He’s mastered the 8 Kyo-lacquer techniques. He has even invented a new application method for the Nunozuri-nuri technique.

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Inspiring Women - Emma Watson

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Inspiring Women - Beyonce Knowles

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Inspiring Women - Ariana Grande

3m 06s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Visconti, Imagine Music

1h 00m

A journey through the milestones in Luchino Visconti’s artistic life with a particular focus on music. Even though they adored his works and still adore them, most viewers are unaware that music was a mainstay, not only of his theatrical production but also of the narrative structure of every film he directed. Every piece of music in his filmography has been rearranged and performed by a string quartet and the crucial relationship between music and image is analysed and studied by experts.

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Moon Wars

52m 28s

50 years after man’s first step on the moon in 1969, the earth’s satellite is today – more than ever – at the core of geopolitical and economic stakes. The stepping stone to any mission to Mars, the Moon has also become a new source of energy and resources. Despite International treaties stating it cannot be appropriated by any state or company, the Americans, Russians, Chinese, Koreans and Indians are already making plans for the Moon, alongside companies privately funded by billionaires.

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Dream of the future S2 Ep9 - OCEANS

51m 32s

The oceans are at the heart of the terrestrial climate machine. Without them, there is no life. However, they are subjected to significant changes: heating, acidification, pollution, a loss of biodiversity. In 2050, we will do all it takes to preserve them.

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