Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."
Most widely held works about Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."
Most widely held works by Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."
Vietnam, a television history ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Vietnamese and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
A 13-part documentary program which follows events in Vietnam from the 1945 revolution against the French to the U.S. evacuation from Saigon in April 1975.
Vietnam a television history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives.
Monsieur René Magritte ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Explores the surroundings from which Magritte drew inspiration for his mysterious paintings. This documentary visits familiar scenes which Magritte managed to portray as new and strange. Includes excepts from an interview with Magritte.
Buddha in the land of the Kami (7th - 12th centuries) ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Begins with the creation myth of Japan and explains the origin and scope of the Kami concept; explains the arrival of Buddhism and how Buddhism and the Kami were assimilated; discusses the role of Chinese culture, style, and writing in Japanese culture; and demonstrates how the Japanese garden epitomizes the Japanese view of the relationship between man and nature, space, time, and reality.
In search of pure colour Pierre Bonnard, 1867-1947 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Examines the work of Bonnard through paintings gathered for a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou. Gives a fascinating glimpse of a seaside outing, the only existing record of the period just before his death.
The Essence of being Japanese ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Covers the events of the 20th century -- the earthquake of 1923, the rise of militarism, the accesion of Emperor Hirohito, the Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere, the Pacific War, Hiroshima, and the American occupation of Japan -- but the primary focus is on what makes Japan Japanese.
The Age of the shoguns (1600-1868) ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Looks at the history of Japan during the age of the Tokugawa family, the era of Edo, a period of over two-and-a-half centuries during which Japan was sealed off from the rest of the world. Topics include the established classes of daimyo, samurai, farmer and merchant, the political organization of the shogunate, the growth of the merchant class and the development of Kabuki, the delineation of Japanese sensibilities and the meaning of Seppuku.
The Meiji period (1868-1912) ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
The arrival of Commodore Perry in 1854 set the stage for Japan's dramatic leap from the Middle Ages into modernity. In 1868, the last shogun gave way to a 15-year-old Emperor who dressed in Western-style clothes. Edo became Tokyo, education became a national passion, and the dichotomy between ancient shared values and new imported styles and forms deepened.
Verdi ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
This miniseries, filmed in Leningrad, London, Paris, and Verdi's home region of Italy's Po Valley, required more than 100 actors, 1800 extras, and over 4000 costumes. The program gives a complete overview of Verdi's life and is filled with music from the composer's works sung in the original Italian and taken from past rare recordings featuring such opera artists as Renata Tebaldi, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, and Birgit Nilsson.
The Coming of the barbarians (1540-1650) ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
The Japan of shoguns and samurai, discovered by the Portugese in 1540, soon appeared to be swept away by a wave of Westernization. This program presents a portrait of the regent Hideyoshi, illustrating his lifestyle, his taste, and his abrupt shift in direction : Christian priests and converts were persecuted and martyred and, in 1650, Japan shut tight its doors to the outside.
The bunker ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
A dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin, before and during the battle for the city.
Jean Cocteau autobiography of an unknown ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Paints a portrait of Cocteau's life using photographs, archival film clips, views of his home and garden, and clips from films of his written works, interspersed with appearances by Cocteau describing his encounters with such people as Picasso, Nijinsky, Satie, and Renoir.
Japan past and present ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
A five part series that explores Japan's history and civilization from the 7th century to the present.
The Enlightened machine ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Using models, micrographs, computer animation, and views of people in action, explores what the brain does and how it functions, including the mysteries of consciousness.
The Brain ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
"This ... series artfully blends interviews with world-famous brain scientists and dramatic reenactments of landmark cases in medical history. Programs explain and illustrate the brain's basic operating principles, its major structural and functional systems, and the biological foundations of emotion, memory, and unconsciousness. Computer animation, time-lapse microphotography, three-dimensional modeling, and biological imaging are employed to reveal unknown interior worlds. Celebrity studies add human interest"--Cassette container.
The Two brains ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Drawing on work with split-brain patients, this program explores the cortical hemispheres, the relation of thought and language, and sex difference of the human brain.
The Brain. Madness ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Portraits of schizophrenics and their families are used to underscore how much brain researchers now know and what they have yet to accomplish.
Vision and movement ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Explains how humans perceive the world and how the brain coordinates vision and movement.
French intellectuals in the 20th century ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Documentary presents the viewer with an in-depth examination of French intellectual life during the 20th century. Includes archival film footage.
La Ville Louvre ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in French and held by 120 libraries worldwide
This documentary film provides rare backstage look inside one of the world's most famous museums, the Louvre. The museum reveals itself to a film crew showing the work of a great museum which takes place behind the scenes and is rarely, if ever, seen by the public.
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