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BIEDERMEIER: A WAY OF LIFE IN AUSTRIA, 1815-1848

Europe  World History 

This video traces the major social, cultural, technological and political developments that took place in Austria between the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the revolutions of 1848, a period of relative peace and stability when the middle classes prospered and the arts and other social developments flourished. Dramatic re-enactments of historical events are blended with period graphics and music to provide an informative profile of a crucial period in European history.

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CHILDREN OF SUMMERHILL, THE

Education  Europe  Children & Young Adult 

This video tells the story of the famous school, founded in England in 1921 by A.S. Neill, which achieved worldwide fame through the publication of his book Summerhill.

DARIO FO AND FRANCA RAME: A NOBEL FOR TWO
DARIO FO AND FRANCA RAME: A NOBEL FOR TWO

Europe  Literature  Performing Arts  Directed by Women 

Portrays the life and career of this Italian husband and wife duo of actors and playwrights, who are best known for their satirical and politically radical theater presentations.

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HINDESIGHT

Europe  Photography 

This video tells the story of John Hinde, a British photographer who pioneered in color photography in the Thirties, emigrated to Ireland in the Fifties with a traveling circus and later established one of the world's largest postcard empires.

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STEFAN LORANT: MAN IN PICTURES

Cinema Studies  Europe  Media Studies  Photography 

This video chronicles the career of the Budapest-born Stefan Lorant (1901-1997), one of the twentieth century's most influential photo editors and a pioneer in photojournalism.

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THE HAPPINESS OF STILL LIFE

World History  Europe  Art History  Short Films  Directed by Women 

After the Napoleonic wars and the revolutionary fervor of the late 18th century, Europeans were eager to retreat from the tumultuous arena of history to the uneventful calm of private life.

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LE PETOMANE: FIN-DE-SIÈCLE FARTISTE

Performing Arts  Music  Europe 

Under the stage name "Le Petomane," Joseph Pujol was the toast of turn-of-the-century Paris. Audiences at the Moulin Rouge where first shocked, then won over, by this tall, mustachioed man in a red velvet suit...a suite with a hole cut in the derriere to release his remarkable talent.

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QUARTET FOR THE END OF TIME

Music  Europe  Directed by Women 

This video features a performance of French composer Olivier Messiaen's famous quartet by The Houston Symphony Chamber Players under the direction of Christoph Eschenbach (piano), accompanied by Eric Halen (violin), Desmond Hoebig (cello) and David Peck (clarinet).

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SHAKESPEARE

Urban Studies  Short Films  Performing Arts  Literature  Latino Studies  Europe  Education 

A high school teacher and one of his students don Elizabethan garb and travel back in time to London in 1609 to have lunch with William Shakespeare at the Mermaid Tavern.

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