Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song
This documentary profiles the life of Marlene Dietrich, revealing the passionate artist and political activist beneath Dietrich's glamorous facade. Features footage and interviews with historians, family members, and colleagues. Reveals why Dietrich supported American troops fighting the Nazi regime even when it meant being declared an enemy by her native country.
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C.D. Hoy: Portraits From the Frontier
This fascinating documentary traces the life and work of C.D. Hoy, one of Canada's most famous early photographers. This extraordinary story traces Hoy...
The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche
Mazo de la Roche was one of the most successful and prolific woman writers of the 20th century. Her novel Jalna, a soap opera of a family dynasty, skyrocketed...
Life in Stills
At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when The Photo House - her late husband Rudi’s life’s work - was destined for...
Looking for Lowry
Chronicles the life and work of British artist L.S. Lowry, best known for his atmospheric urban and industrial landscapes.
She-Wolves: England's Early Queens
In Medieval and Tudor England there was no question in peoples' minds about the order of God's creation – men ruled and women didn't. Yet despite everything...
The Fairytale Castles of Ludwig II
In this documentary, art historian Dan Cruickshank explores the rich aesthetic of Ludwig: from the mock-medievalism of Neuschwanstein, which became the...
The Trouble With Tolstoy
He was the author of two of the greatest novels ever written and an enormously influential philosopher, yet Tolstoy’s radical ideas still make him a controversial figure...
David Starkey's Music & Monarchy
In this four-part series, renowned historian David Starkey shows how the lives of Britain’s greatest composers and musicians are inextricably linked to the...