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Channel Four (Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 7,053 works in 13,122 publications in 5 languages and 203,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  History  Biography  Biographical films  Television mini-series 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, Originator, Distributor, Other, brd, Editor, pmn, Restager , Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Channel Four (Great Britain)
 
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Most widely held works by Channel Four (Great Britain)
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced by Granada Television in their Manchester studios for transmission by the then fledgling Channel Four, this video production of King Lear is the timeless tale of avarice and lust for power in which a foolish king descends into madness after he divides his vast kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, unleashing a conspiracy of greed and cruelty and bringing tragic consequences for all
The elegant universe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the nuts, bolts, and sometimes outright nuttiness of string theory. Also known as superstring theory, the startling idea proposes that the fundamental ingredients of nature are inconceivably tiny strings of energy, whose different modes of vibration underlie everything that happens in the universe. The theory successfully unites the laws of the large--general relativity--and the laws of the small--quantum mechanics--breaking a conceptual logjam that has frustrated the world's smartest scientists for nearly a century"--Publisher description
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians, and then making a recording selling millions and earning a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with film maker Wim Wenders to reveal the stories, personalities, and music of the performers who collaborated on that recording. Includes live performances in Amsterdam and at Carnegie Hall
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,409 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
Young @ Heart by Young@Heart Chorus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, Massachusetts. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81 and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is unexpected, going against the stereotype of their age group, performing songs that range from James Brown to Coldplay. The group has toured Europe and sung for royalty. Now they are focusing on preparing new songs, not an easy endeavor, for a concert in their home town
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,357 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,261 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 Faraday, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container. Contains commentary and interviews with directors and actors
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy wakes up to find a thick blanket of snow outside. He decides to build a snowman using coal for his buttons and eyes, a tangerine for his nose, and a hat and scarf. Later that night, the snowman comes to life, and the two set forth on a magical journey to the North Pole
Shackleton by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible
Frontier house( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,148 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
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 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
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,077 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 )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen
China : a century of revolution by Sue Williams( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18th-century Englishman named Gulliver, travels to mystical and fantastic lands. Forever changed by his journeys, Gulliver recounts his tales upon his return home, and is challenged to prove his sanity to rescue his wife and young son
Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,012 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-dege 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 (shown), 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
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 997 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
Under the skin by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An existential, experimental science fiction film with erotic overtones that journeys to the heart of what it means to be human in which an alien in the form of a voluptuous young woman prowls the streets of Scotland in search of isolated lonely and unsuspecting men whom she lures into her otherworldly lair, where they are seduced, stripped of their humanity, and never heard from again
 
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Alternative Names
Channel 4

Channel 4 brit televíziócsatorna

Channel 4 British public-service television broadcaster; TV channel

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Channel 4 Cadena de televisión publica britanica

Channel 4 (Grande-Bretagne)

Channel 4 (Great Britain)

Channel 4 London

Channel 4 Television

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Channel 4 television corporation

Channel 4 Television London

Channel 4 Tv

Channel 4 TV (Great Britain)

Channel 4 TV (Wielka Brytania).

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Channel Four

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Channel Four Television (Great Britain)

Channel Four Television (London, England)

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