Exhumed: A History of Zombies is a new special that examines the fascination with zombies in popular culture over the last two centuries. Host Dr. Emily Zarka explores how zombie folklore arose and became mainstream and how the concept of zombies has changed with the times.
NOVA Can We Cool the Planet? documents how, as global temperatures rise, scientists are exploring geoengineering solutions to solve the problem – from planting trees to sucking carbon out of the air to physically blocking out sunlight. And if any of these work, what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate?
Not Done: Women Remaking America charts the last five years of the women’s movement and its re-energized, intersectional fight for equality. Activists, journalists, entertainers, athletes, and politicians report from the frontlines of the feminist tidal wave.
Local elections, especially those in smaller cities in Middle America, are often overlooked by national media, even though the dynamics at play can mirror — and even predict — the ebb and flow of America’s large-scale political landscape. Represent follows three women running for office in the heart of the Midwest leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, as they take on entrenched local political networks and fight to reshape politics on their own terms.
Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant—and the growing competitive presence of a new generation of artists—Rothko takes on his greatest career challenge yet: to create a definitive series of paintings for the Philip Johnson-designed Four Seasons restaurant in architect Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Seagram Building.
With unprecedented access to the artist and his work, Actually, Iconic: Richard Estes invites viewers into the creative world of an icon of the photorealist movement. The documentary explores Estes’ paintings of everyday city scenes and examines the artist’s techniques and inspirations.
Discover the Grammy-winning conductor, pianist and composer Michael Tilson Thomas. A National Medal of Arts recipient and longtime music director of the San Francisco Symphony, he helped set the standard that an American orchestra should champion modern American music.
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