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SEPT (Television station : France)

Overview
Works: 288 works in 509 publications in 3 languages and 10,437 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Televised operas  Drama  Biographical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, brd
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Publications about SEPT (Television station : France)
Publications by SEPT (Television station : France)
Most widely held works by SEPT (Television station : France)
Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
Matisse, voyages by Didier Baussy( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Highlights the development of Matisse's greatest works from his early canvasses, to his involvement with the Fauvist movement, through his later pieces. It also explores the inspiration and renewed vigor he found in travelling the world
Ella Fitzgerald something to live for by Charlotte Zwerin( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
"This definitive look at "The First Lady of Song" chronicles Ella's entire career, from her amateur night appearance at the Apollo Theater in New York to her unparalleled success on stage and screen. The film includes never-before-seen performance footage and interviews with many of the great musicians who worked with and admired this truly amazing performer"--Container
Paris dances Diaghilev ( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
"Four works of the Ballet Russes, recreated in their original sets, costumes and choreography, performed by the Paris Opera Ballet as a tribute to Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev (1872-1929)"--Conteneur
Une affaire de femmes Story of women by Claude Chabrol( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in French and held by 308 libraries worldwide
To survive Nazi-occupied 1940's France, Marie turns to illegally aborting pregnancies for a hefty fee. As her income increases, Marie moves her family to a posh apartment. Completely seduced by her lifestyle, Marie ignores her shell-shocked husband Paul. Things take a disastrous turn after one of Marie's "customers" dies and her husband turns her over to the authorities. Inspired by the real-life of Marie-Louise Girard, who was executed in 1943 by the Vichy Government, who'd declared abortion as a Crime Against the State because it diminished the number of potential soldiers
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 299 libraries worldwide
In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brünnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills
The Stanislavsky Century ( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
The life and work of Stanislavsky are shown in film footage from his early years in Russia, his tours of France, and his years in the United States. Includes scenes from his productions of the Chekhov plays, Ibsen, Gogol, Hamlet, and other works. Describes his development of the acting system now known as "method acting."
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 287 libraries worldwide
The third opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, in which the fearless hero Siegfried makes his entrance
Lumumba by Raoul Peck( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Reexamines the independence struggle in the Belgian Congo and its leader, Patrice Lumumba. This multi-award-winning film recounts Lumumba's tragic 200 day rule culminating with his assassination. Combines archival documentary footage of Lumumba with the memories of journalists who reported from the Congo
Nanook revisited ( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
The filmmakers revisit Inukjuak, the Inuit village where Flaherty filmed Nanook of the North. Examines the realities behind the ground-breaking documentary and the changes since it was made almost 70 years ago. Shows the reactions of the Inuit living in the village, to the film, and also looks at the inaccuracies and staged scenes in the original
Bernard Herrmann by Joshua Waletzky( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and work of Bernard Herrmann who created music for over 50 films. Features interviews with, among others, directors Martin Scorsese and Claude Chabrol, composers David Raksin and Elmer Bernstein, as well as home movies, archival photos and interviews with Herrmann himself
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The first segment of the "Ring" cycle, Das Rheingold is concerned with a precious treasure -- the Rhinegold -- which, if made into a ring, would enable the wearer dominion over the world, however, whoever would steal the gold would have to renounce love
The texture of light the astronomer (1668) : Johannes Vermeer, Delft 1632-1675 : Louvre Museum, Paris ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Vermeer, born in 1632, lived in Delft all of his life and was influenced by Rembrandt. His work consisted of a series of variations on enigmatic interiors. Only 34 of his paintings are known to exist. In this program, video graphics are used to focus on the key elements of "The astronomer" for the purpose of analyzing its structure and composition
Miracle in the loggia Madonna with Chancellor Rolin (circa 1435) : Jan van Eyck (Bruges, circa 1376-1441) : the Louvre Museum, Paris ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
The setting of a Roman gallery brings together four characters in van Eyck's The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin. Nicolas Rolin, the Duke of Burgundy's minister of finance, is on his knees before the Madonna, who is being crowned by an angel. Rolin is being blessed by the infant Jesus. Outside, a rich landscape is peopled with a number of unknown characters. The work is analyzed as a complex painting, difficult to decipher
Picasso and dance ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A program commemorating Pablo Picasso as an artistic collaborator with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. The first part of the program, The story of a marriage uses Picasso's portrait of his ballerina wife Olga Koklova as a departure point for discussions of his designs for the ballets Parade, Le tricorne, Pulcinella, Mercure, and Le train bleu. The second part consists of reconstructions of two ballets, recorded in performance by the Paris Opéra Ballet at the Palais Garnier. Between 1917 and 1962, Picasso was involved in creating the designs for nine ballets. Le Train Bleu (The Blue Train) dates from 1924 and Le Tricorne (The Three-Cornered Hat) from 1919. These two historic ballets, created originally by Sergei Diaghilev, have been revived by the Paris Opera Ballet. Le Train Bleu is an operetta dansé of a chic and flippant society. Jean Cocteau, who wrote the scenario, mockingly celebrates the cult of open air life, fine bodies and sport. The dances are inspired by golf, tennis, swimming and acrobatics. Le Tricorne is Spanish from start to finish. Picasso, a native of Andalusia, created sets, costumes, and a stage curtain, which evokes the atmosphere of the ballet by means of a typically Spanish scene. The story, told with humour and warmth, is of a miller's wife, her jealous husband and a senile magistrate by whom she is pursued
Memory of Arcady Pastoral concert (c.1510) : Tiziano Vecellio called Titian (Pieve di Cadore, c.1488-Venice, 1576) : the Louvre Museum, Paris ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Giorgione or Titian? The identity of the artist who painted one of the world's most famous paintings, Le Concert champetre, remains uncertain to this day. What does this pastoral scene represent? Why do two nude women appear next to two clothed men? What music are they playing? This program attempts to answer these and other questions by delving into 16th-century Venetian culture, and by examining its more recent counterparts, such as Manet's Partie de campagne
Reporters and reporting ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A brilliant program, this thoughtful and analytical quartet of videos probes the moral questions that plague journalists: What is the truth and whose truth is it? Is there such a thing as true objectivity? What does it mean when the same picture can be used to illustrate opposite points of view? What distortions are introduced by the journalist's own ego -- to be first, best, most artistic, most insightful? These programs show how reporters have to contend with editors and producers who are concerned with selling their products or who want to impose a particular interpretation, and with the actors in the actual drama -- who may wish to control or manipulate their story, or prevent its being told, or who distrust the journalist seeking to tell it. This four-part program offers painstaking interviews with many leading journalists: Bob Woodward, Gordon Parks, Barbara Kopple, and also many French and German reporters whose thoughtful analyses of their work as they see it are spoken in their native languages and subtitled in English. The narration throughout is in English
Le corsaire by Adolphe Adam( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 168 libraries worldwide
This three-act ballet represents a 1987 revival of a lost Petipa work. It tells the story of two shipwrecked corsaires who rescue two young Greek women from being sold by a slave-trader. Pirates, pashas, and slaves, shipwrecks, kidnapping, treachery, and true love
Die Walküre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 160 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
Dream of the diagonal the flagellation of Christ : Piero della Francesca, Borgo San Sepolcor ca. 1420-1492 : Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The Flagellation is considered one of the most mysterious paintings in the history of art. Although approximately thirty hypotheses have been formulated to try to explain its political meaning, the painting by this scholarly Renaissance artist defies all attempts. This program makes one more attempt, and reveals its overall identity as a manifesto of a new school of art and Renaissance thought
 
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7 (Television station : France)
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English (72)
French (11)
German (4)
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