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Channel Four (Great Britain)

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Works: 6,880 works in 12,347 publications in 5 languages and 202,903 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Nonfiction films  Biography  Television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, Originator, Distributor, Other, brd, Editor, pmn, Publisher, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Channel Four (Great Britain)
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced by Granada Television in their Manchester studios for transmission by the then fledgling Channel Four, this video production of King Lear is the timeless tale of avarice and lust for power in which a foolish king descends into madness after he divides his vast kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, unleashing a conspiracy of greed and cruelty and bringing tragic consequences for all
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the nuts, bolts, and sometimes outright nuttiness of string theory. Also known as superstring theory, the startling idea proposes that the fundamental ingredients of nature are inconceivably tiny strings of energy, whose different modes of vibration underlie everything that happens in the universe. The theory successfully unites the laws of the large--general relativity--and the laws of the small--quantum mechanics--breaking a conceptual logjam that has frustrated the world's smartest scientists for nearly a century"--Publisher description
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music
Young @ Heart by Young@Heart Chorus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, Massachusetts. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81 and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is unexpected, going against the stereotype of their age group, performing songs that range from James Brown to Coldplay. The group has toured Europe and sung for royalty. Now they are focusing on preparing new songs, not an easy endeavor, for a concert in their home town
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from "CITIZENFOUR," who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes"--IMDb Web site
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
Medieval siege( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaves a spell of magical winter enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a visit to the North Pole
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible
Frontier house( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families struggle to live under 1880's Montana frontier conditions
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man and the myth are larger than ever in this spectacular retelling of a timeless adventure. Packed with groundbreaking special effects, journey through breathtaking worlds where anything is possible
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
China : a century of revolution by Sue Williams( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen. DVD
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issues that arise in an extended family consisting of several deaf members when the opportunity arises for two of the children to receive a surgical implant that would enable them to hear. Explores the little-known world of deaf culture
Under the skin by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An existential, experimental science fiction film with erotic overtones that journeys to the heart of what it means to be human in which an alien in the form of a voluptuous young woman prowls the streets of Scotland in search of isolated lonely and unsuspecting men whom she lures into her otherworldly lair, where they are seduced, stripped of their humanity, and never heard from again
 
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Einstein's big idea
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Channel 4

Channel 4 British public-service television broadcaster; TV channel

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Channel Four Television (Great Britain)

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Einstein's big ideaThe snowmanShackletonGalileo's battle for the heavensChina : a century of revolutionBritish animation : the Channel 4 factorChannel 4 : the early years and the Jeremy Isaacs legacy