Film Ideas (Firm)
Most widely held works by Film Ideas (Firm)
Vietnam ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
In Vietnam, the former heart of colonial Indochina, there waits for us the picturesque town of Mitho, in the Mekong Delta and the immense metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon. Up the coast are the tropical beaches of Nha Trang and the city-port of Da Nang with its extraordinay museum. A little further north is Hue, the former capital of the golden years. The episode concludes amongst the paddy fields of the north, in the capital Hanoi, otherwise know as the Paris of the East.
Caribbean ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Tours the Caribbean, where the turquoise sea surrounds beautiful islands that are steeped in early history and legend. Highlights include Jamaica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Cuba.
Mexico ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
The Yucatan, Mexico's southerly most point, is nothing less than a true paradise with legendary cities and culture of Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Merida-the white city. Finally visit the crystalline sea of Cancun and the fabulous nature reserves of Quitana Roo.
South Africa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
On the shores of two oceans, South Africa lies in the extreme south of the continent. From Africa's most southerly metropolis, Cape Town, to famous antique markets, and lands teeming with ostriches, we experience both the past and the present of this fascinating culture.
Thailand ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
In the Thai capital of Bangkok, also known as the Venice of Asia, explore the city's canals and intricate architecture. Discover Sukhothai, home of the first Thai kingdom founded in the 13th century. Its age-old temples are currently being restored. Finally, experience the white sand beaches of Ko Samui and the southern coast.
Australia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Australia is often considered the world's smallest continent or its largest island. Originally inhabited mainly by aborigines, it was later converted into a penal colony by the British. Take a look at the famous Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, the capital of Brisbane, and venture into the Daintree Forest, which remains unchanged since dinosaurs roamed the earth.
New Zealand ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
A land of lush green pastures, active volcanoes, geysers, the world's largest kiwi plantation, and twenty breeds of sheep. Auckland is the largest city on North Island. In the Bay of Plenty on White Island, we see New Zealand's largest active volcano. Finally, we visit the Coromandel Peninsula.
Germany ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Explore Germany's lush countryside as well as some of the most famous historical and artistic itineraries along the Rhine River. Begin in the Baroque city of Karlsruhe, then continue on to the great cathedrals of Speyer and Mainz, the castles of St. Goarshausen, and the fortress of Marksburg. The video culminates with a look at the Rhineland metropolis of Cologne.
Czech Republic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Tour of the Czech Republic, one of the most mysterious and magical of all European countries, rich in history and tradition. Highlights Prague, also known as the city of 100 spires, the capital of this beautiful land-locked country. Also travels to castles and spa towns.
Scotland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Scotland, the most northern section of the United Kingdom, is famous for its castle ruins, fortified cliffs, and the mysterious Loch Ness. Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, remains laden with history and is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
France ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
See the beautiful castles that are found in the gentle Loire Valley between Orleans and Tours. During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the French court built their sumptuous castles in the regions of Chambord, Blois, Chenononceaux, Amboise, Tours, and Azay-Le-Rideau.
Tuscany ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A tour of the Medieval and Renaissance towns of Tuscany, the cradle of the Italian language and culture. Highlights include Florence, Siena, Pisa, and Lucca.
Ireland ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Ireland lies west of Great Britain and is riddled with breath-taking cliffs where the landscape gives the impression that nothing of the ancient world is lost. Experience the energy of Ireland's capital, Dublin where one can enjoy the sounds of the famous street musicians and the lively life of its people. Also visit Burren, Limerick, Galway, and the Aran Islands.
Great Britain ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Start with a look at Wales and Cornwall. After exploring the capital, Cardiff, experience the West country regions of Bristol, Stonehenge, and Bath.
Greece. Athens ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
The locations of Athens and the Peloponnesus are fascinating areas rich in history, culture, legend, and beauty. Experience Greek art, breathtaking landscapes, poets, gods, sailors, and pirates.
Madagascar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
In the Indian Ocean is Madagascar, an island which many call the last paradise. Here we explore Antananarivo, the capital, the fabuloous beaches of Noyse Be, the thermal baths of Antisabe, and the crafts and churches that make this culture uniquely beautiful.
Land of the Danube ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Follows the Danube River through Germany, Austria, and Hungary, including stops at Regensburg, Passau, Vienna, and Budapest. Visits the birthplace of Albert Einstein and witnesses the magnificent beauty of medieval architecture, complete with defensive walls and gates that still stand today. Eastward, gaze upon such natural wonders of Austria's majestic Gorge of Strudengau, and the mysterious city of Budapest.
Bavaria ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Bavaria is Germany's largest and most picturesque region. Discusses the history and castles of Mad King Ludwig, abbeys, and Bayreuth, famous for opera.
Italy. Rome ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Tours Rome including the Coliseum, Basilica of Saint Peter, works of art, Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, and the EUR.
Italy. Venice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
In Venice, the city of canals, we begin with a boat ride on Lake Garda. We continue into the heart of the Veneto region with a look at Vicenza and the spectacular Palladian villas. In Marostica, we observe a chess game in period costume, then go on to the Naviglio of Brenta. Finally, we explore Venice and the islands of Murano and Burano.
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