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Channel Four (Great Britain)

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Works: 7,182 works in 11,762 publications in 4 languages and 200,692 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, Originator, Distributor, Other, brd, Editor, pmn, Author, Publisher
Classifications: PR2819.A23, 791.4572
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The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the physicist Brian Greene, who discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity. He then considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ry Cooder travelled to Cuba in early 1998 to record a solo album with Ibrahim Ferrer, Wim Wenders accompanied him with a small film crew
Young @ Heart by Young@heart (Musical group)( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depuis 1982, la chorale Young@Heart, de Northampton, Massachusetts, revisite le répertoire rock, punk et r&b. Or, la moyenne d'âge de ses membres est de 80 ans. Le documentariste britannique Stephen Walker a épié ces 24 retraités et leur directeur pendant les sept semaines de répétitions de leur nouveau spectacle, composé de chansons des Clash, de James Brown et de Sonic Youth. Chemin faisant, il s'est introduit dans leur quotidien, les suivant même jusqu'à l'hôpital, d'où certains ne sont pas revenus
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A real life thriller unfolds by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA). CITIZENFOUR not only shows you the dangers of governmental surveillance - it makes you feel them. The film has won over 60 awards and nominations, including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature."--Container
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Frontier house( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families struggle to live under 1880's Montana frontier conditions
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaves a spell of magical winter enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a visit to the North Pole
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Shackleton put out an ad requesting: Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success. The 27 men who joined his expedition found that Shackleton was true to his word. This is the true story of their extraordinary ordeal, and the death-defying, 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world₂s worst seas that made their rescue possible
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

43 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cineastes's dream voyage through a century of cinema, taking a witty and stylish look at the varying ways homosexuality has been represented on the silver screen. It is a vivid montage of movie clips from over 100 classics interspersed with interviews with filmmakers
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge, they uncover a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution by Neil deGrasse Tyson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth, - and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life. Join cutting-edge scientists on a voyage deep into the Earth to find analogs to the earliest life on our planet, and travel a million miles from Earth with a space probe designed to capture the earliest observable "snapshot" of the Big Bang. Then watch as astronomers test an ingenious new way to detect distant planets that may harbor life, and discover that every atom in our bodies, and practically every bit of matter in the Earth, was made in the heart of stars. Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Origins presents startling new findings that attempt to explain just how Earth, life, and the universe all began. - Container
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's thrilling technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations. It's history from a whole new point of view
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issues that arise in an extended family consisting of several deaf members when the opportunity arises for two of the children to receive a surgical implant that would enable them to hear. Explores the little-known world of deaf culture
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
The Magdalene Sisters by Peter Mullan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused
 
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Einstein's big idea
Alternative Names
Channel 4

Channel 4 British public-service television broadcaster; TV channel

Channel 4 Cadena de televisión publica britanica

Channel 4 (Grande-Bretagne)

Channel 4 (Great Britain)

Channel 4 London

Channel 4 Television

Channel 4 television company

Channel 4 television corporation

Channel 4 Television London

Channel 4 Tv

Channel 4 TV (Great Britain)

Channel 4 TV (Wielka Brytania).

Channel 4 (Wielka Brytania).

Channel Four

Channel Four London

Channel Four Television

Channel Four Television Co.

Channel Four television company

Channel Four television corporation

Channel Four Television (Great Britain)

Channel Four Television (London, England)

Channel Four Tv

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Languages
English (254)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

Hindi (1)

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The snowmanShackletonGalileo's battle for the heavensKing LearBritish animation : the Channel 4 factorThe making of Channel 4Channel 4 : the early years and the Jeremy Isaacs legacy