Through extensive film footage and powerful interviews, National Geographic delves beyond The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King to explore the amazing parallels between history and the epic struggles faced by man in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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In 1947, the world’s leading photo-journalists chose ten families at random to represent our common humanity in the wake of war. That group of photographers went on to begin the Magnum Photos and included Henri Brsson, Roberta Capa, Goerge Roger and David Seymor. In the 21st century, the BBC tracked down these Chosen People throughout the world to learn of their lives over the extraordinary past half-century.
Will the Okamotos still be growing tea in high tech Japan? How did the Stieglitz family survive the turmoil of post war Germany? What has happened to Mexican farmer Pablo Gonzalez’s 18 children? And what of the Aluma family in war torn Southern Sudan?
Eight years in the making, ambitious in scope and poetic content, Chosen People travels across Italy, Japan, Egypt, Mexico, Germany, China, France, Sudan, England and the USA in search of our human story.
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This extraordinary documentary follows Chinese-Australian artist Zhou Xiaoping and his inspiring and at times controversial collaboration with Aboriginal artists over 23 years in remote Arnhem Land, culminating in a highly anticipated landmark exhibition at the Capital Museum in Beijing.
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Almost twenty years ago, on Christmas Eve 1992, Pierre Culliford, better known as Peyo, passed away. In the Summer of 2011, his little blue creations made their first appearance in 3D in theatres worldwide in the hugely successful “The Smurfs” movie and they will be continuing their big screen adventures in 2013 with the second installment.
Now is therefore the ideal moment to delve into the magical world of Peyo and discover how the Smurfs and Peyo’s other creations, Johan & Peewit, Steven Strong and Pussy all came into being. Follow his family, friends and former colleagues as they share their memories and stories of Peyo the man and Peyo the artist.
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