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SEPT (Television station : France)

Works: 306 works in 545 publications in 3 languages and 11,673 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Drama  Nonfiction films  Educational television programs 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, brd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 643 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
Ella Fitzgerald : something to live for by Stéphane Ollivier( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 337 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
Matisse, voyages by Didier Baussy( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Highlights Matisse's greatest works from his early canvasses to his involvement with the Fauvist movement, through his later works. Especially explores his use of color, letting it control all other components of painting - transforming the ordinary image into a work of art
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in French and held by 308 libraries worldwide
A beautiful and childish woman's life is changed when she performs an abortion for a distraught neighbor
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 293 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
Paris dances Diaghilev ( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Four ballets of the Ballets Russes, recreated in their original sets, costumes and choreography, performed by the Paris Opera Ballet as a tribute to Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 291 libraries worldwide
The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword
Miracle in the loggia : Madonna with Chancellor Rolin (circa 1435) : Jan van Eyck (Bruges, circa 1376-1441) : the Louvre Museum, Paris ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 286 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
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 283 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
The texture of light : the astronomer (1668) : Johannes Vermeer, Delft 1632-1675 : Louvre Museum, Paris ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 267 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
The Stanislavsky Century ( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 267 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."
After the storm : the American exile of Béla Bartók by Donald Sturrock( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
The great Hungarian composer Béla Bartók spent the last five years of his life as a man without a country, a refugee from war-torn Europe. He spent these years, 1940-45, in the United States, where few people understood the greatness of his genius. This film tells the story of these years. Includes excerpts from Bartók's music performed by György Sándor, piano, László Bársony, viola, the Budapest Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ervin Lukács, Sir Georg Solti, and the Chicago Symphony conducted by Sir Georg Solti
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 251 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
Reporters and reporting ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 248 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
Lumumba by Raoul Peck( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Meditation on the tragic events of Patrice Lumumba's twelve month rise and fall as Zaire's first and only popularly elected prime minister
The mirror of paradoxes : self-portraits : Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669 : the Louvre Museum, Paris ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Even in his first paintings, Rembrandt positioned himself in the scene. In the following years, at least 100 times he used his face as the only subject in engravings, drawings, and paintings. Such single-mindedness, unique in the history of art, was very widely interpreted. This program explores his self-portraits and attempts to determine the secret meanings hidden in the various versions of Rembrandt's face
Bernard Herrmann by Josh Waletzky( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 234 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
Nanook revisited ( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 233 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, and looks at the inaccuracies and staged scenes in the original film
La gloire de la chair : portraits d'Hélène Fourment : Pierre-Paul Rubens (Siegen, 1577-Anvers, 1640) ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
At age 53, Rubens married the young Helene Fourment, who had already served as the model for several of his works. In the two paintings at the Louvre, she appears in superb apparel, which suggestively hides the splendor of her voluptuous figure. This program examines two portraits of Helene Fourment, and projects from the two paintings what the others, the nudes which she destroyed, might have looked like
Photo wallahs ( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Renowned ethnographic filmmakers David and Judith MacDougall explore the many meanings of photography in this profound and penetrating documentary. The film focuses on the photographers of Mussoorie, a hill station in the Himalayan foothills of northern India whose fame has attracted tourists since the 19th century. Through a rich mixture of scenes that includes the photographers at work, their clients, and both old and new photographs, this extraordinary film examines photography as art and as social artifact - a medium of reality, fantasy, memory, and desire
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