This 1973 documentary traces Jimi Hendrix’s rise to fame through the stories of colleagues, friends, lovers and rock stars. Featuring footage of Hendrix performing some of his greatest hits at the Monterey Pop Festival, Isle of Wight and Woodstock, the film gives fascinating insight into Jimi’s outrageous on-stage persona, his conflicted perspective on fame, and above all, his immense talent.
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A Long Journey Home
Canadian soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian sets off on an emotional journey to her ancestral homeland of Armenia, where she performs traditional music against the backdrop of its...
Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure
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Ted Hughes: Stronger Than Death
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A Window Looking In
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The Secret Life of Books
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The Many Lovers of Jane Austen
Professor Amanda Vickery, one of the leading chroniclers of Georgian England, considers why Jane Austen’s books continue to delight, amuse, console and provoke.
How the Devil Got His Horns: A Diabolical Tale
There is no description of the devil’s appearance in the Bible, so where did the familiar red, horned and tailed figure come from? Art...
Che Guevara - The Body & The Legend
Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, the world’s most famous revolutionary was killed in October 1967, under mysterious circumstances. Today, 40 years later, his image...