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Channel Four (Great Britain)

Works: 6,101 works in 11,490 publications in 6 languages and 198,111 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Biography  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, Originator, Distributor, Other, brd, pmn, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Channel Four (Great Britain)
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians, and then making a recording selling millions and earning a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with film maker Wim Wenders to reveal the stories, personalities, and music of the performers who collaborated on that recording. Includes live performances in Amsterdam and at Carnegie Hall
Young @ Heart by Stephen Walker( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depuis 1982, la chorale Young@Heart, de Northampton, Massachusetts, revisite le répertoire rock, punk et r&b. Or, la moyenne d'âge de ses membres est de 80 ans. Le documentariste britannique Stephen Walker a épié ces 24 retraités et leur directeur pendant les sept semaines de répétitions de leur nouveau spectacle, composé de chansons des Clash, de James Brown et de Sonic Youth. Chemin faisant, il s'est introduit dans leur quotidien, les suivant même jusqu'à l'hôpital, d'où certains ne sont pas revenus
Elizabeth I by Helen Mirren( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,285 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
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,281 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 Faraday, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,249 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
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antartica 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 )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families struggle to live under 1880's Montana frontier conditions
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 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
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A real life thriller unfolds by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA). CITIZENFOUR not only shows you the dangers of governmental surveillance - it makes you feel them. The film has won over 60 awards and nominations, including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature."--Container
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,197 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
The thin blue line by Errol Morris( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,173 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
China a century of revolution by Sue Williams( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,152 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
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,101 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
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,082 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,021 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
Origins fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth, - and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life. Join cutting-edge scientists on a voyage deep into the Earth to find analogs to the earliest life on our planet, and travel a million miles from Earth with a space probe designed to capture the earliest observable "snapshot" of the Big Bang. Then watch as astronomers test an ingenious new way to detect distant planets that may harbor life, and discover that every atom in our bodies, and practically every bit of matter in the Earth, was made in the heart of stars. Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Origins presents startling new findings that attempt to explain just how Earth, life, and the universe all began. - Container
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
Walküre Valkyrie by Richard Wagner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second segment of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, First day : the Valkyries, focuses on the lives of Siegmund and Sieglinde, children of Wotan and Erde
Virtual friends( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by proximity have been displaced by virtual neighborhoods linked by technology
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.03 for Channel 4 ... to 0.86 for Report & a ...)

Einstein's big idea
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