THE HAPPINESS OF STILL LIFE
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.
MARIO VARGAS LLOSA: THE NOVELIST WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT
Profiles the life and work of one of the world's greatest contemporary novelists, who in 1990 campaigned unsuccessfully for the Presidency of Peru.
JOHN MCCRAE'S WAR: IN FLANDERS FIELDS
This biographical video tells the story of John McCrae, a Canadian army physician in WWI. Shaken by the experience of having to pick up for burial the body parts of a best friend, the victim of a direct hit from a German shell, McCrae later wrote "In Flanders Fields," one of the most famous anti-war poems of all time, while looking out over the grave.