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Channel Four (Great Britain)

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Works: 6,819 works in 12,225 publications in 5 languages and 203,257 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Nonfiction films  Biography  Children's films  Fantasy films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, Originator, Distributor, Other, brd, Editor, pmn, Author, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Channel Four (Great Britain)
The elegant universe by B Greene( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the physicist Brian Greene, who discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity. He then 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 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary recording featuring the recently re-discovered talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians. It reveals astonishing life stories, vibrant personalities and unforgettable music of the brillantly talented but long-overlooked performers
Gulliver's travels : Gulliver's fun pack by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,536 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
Young @ Heart by Young@Heart Chorus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,413 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 1,353 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
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( 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 1,264 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 1,223 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 1,206 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 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,174 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 Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 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
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,165 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
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pioneering astronomer and condemned heretic comes to life in this fascinating film version of Dava Sobel's best-seller, Galileo's Daughter. British actor Simon Callow portrays the seventeenth-century genius who defied tradition and years of imprisonment to advance a new vision of the universe, recreated through letters from his devoted daughter Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun
China : a century of revolution by Sue Williams( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,087 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
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 995 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 978 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-dege 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 (shown), 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
Under the skin by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 962 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
Urban explorers : dealing with the unfamiliar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 57 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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Einstein's big idea
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