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Channel Four (Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 6,948 works in 12,663 publications in 5 languages and 204,015 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  History  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Children's films  Fantasy films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, Originator, Distributor, Other, brd, Editor, pmn, Restager , Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Channel Four (Great Britain)
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and 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 1,603 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
Gulliver's travels : Gulliver's fun pack by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 1,492 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
Young @ Heart by Young@Heart Chorus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young@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
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,392 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 )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,365 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
Medieval siege( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe to Easter Island and China to discover mysteries locked in stone and archaeological forms that served as a foundation for bridges
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 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
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,244 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
Frontier house( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,199 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
Shackleton by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,196 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
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,156 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 1,143 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 celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,078 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 )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,078 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
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 999 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 990 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
Virtual friends( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by proximity have been displaced by virtual neighborhoods linked by technology
 
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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

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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 (275)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Hindi (1)

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The snowmanShackletonChina : a century of revolutionBritish animation : the Channel 4 factorThe making of Channel 425x4 : Channel 4 at 25BBC Worldwide Limited, Channel Four Television Corporation and ITV plc : a report on the anticipated joint venture between BBC Worldwide Limited, Channel Four Television Corporation and ITV plc relating to the video on demand sector