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What happens behind the scenes of a movie production? How does a director handle his actors and his team? What is the social and political background of each film production? Is it something that had an effect on the success of a film? This series of…
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52 mins
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6810
Jacques Demy directs ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ in 1963. Portrait of a film : Geneviève and Guy fall in love in Cherbourg, in 1957. Guy is called to service in Algeria, leaving Geneviève behind, pregnant and broken-hearted. The film is the dream…
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52 mins
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6191
Portrait of a film: The White Ribbon is the tenth feature film by Austrian director Michael Haneke, released in 2009. In 1913, a small village in Germany, firmly anchored in a rigorous Lutheran tradition, is the setting for a number of strange…
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53 mins
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6218
Released in 1987, "Wall Street" is Oliver Stone's fifth feature film. This is the first fiction film to depict in such a widely documented way the American world of high finance at the time of the great deregulation during Reagan’s presidency. Oliver…
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54 mins
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6790
“I wanted to do something big and wild and different. Something with water!” said choreographer Alexander Ekman and filled the Main Stage at the Oslo Opera House with 5,000 litres of water. In "A Swan Lake", his new full-length work created for the…
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98 mins
Prog. No.
8793
Known as the last dictatorship of Europe, you wouldn’t think Belarus would be home to some of the most ground breaking and provocative theatre productions currently being produced. However, in the outskirts of Minsk, near forgotten villages, in…
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52 mins
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6082
The film tells the story of classical black singing set against the background of black emancipation in politics and society. We hear the great Afro-American singers talk about their views. Historical and contemporary film extracts.
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102 mins
Prog. No.
5022
One of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, Giselle is the first full length ballet choreographed by Akram Khan . The classic story of love, betrayal and redemption has been reimagined in this stunning new version, with sets and costumes by…
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96 mins
Prog. No.
6448
Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style and his innovative musical expressions made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with seven Grammy® Awards, countless international music awards and popular accolades worldwide…
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137 mins
Prog. No.
6418
In summer 2007, the New York Philharmonic received an invitation that was unprecedented in the orchestra's history. North Korea, the world's most isolated and secluded country and technically at war with the United States, invited the orchestra to…
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53 mins
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5705