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Air Date: Mon, Nov 4, 2019 10:00 PM
Discover why the Bronx burned in the 1970s. Through rich archival and home movie footage, the film reveals the real reasons for the devastation and shows what can happen when a community chooses to fight back and reclaim their neighborhood.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 1, 2019 9:00 PM
Host Mark L. Walberg is joined by appraiser Wes Cowan at the Iowa State Museum in Des Moines to look at its collection of highly prized sand bottles by 19th-century Iowa folk artist Andrew Clemens.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 15, 2019 8:00 PM
Filmmakers and actors receive awards established to celebrate and encourage filmmaking that appeals to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind. Shirley MacLaine is this year’s recipient of the Career Achievement Honor.
Air Date: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 9:00 PM
During his eight-decade career, Bob Hope (1903-2003) was the only performer to achieve top-rated success in every form of mass entertainment: vaudeville, Broadway, movies, radio, television, popular song and personal appearances, including his annual USO Christmas military tours and hosting the Academy Awards more times than anyone else.
Air Date: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 10:30 PM
Tanaquil Le Clercq, known to all as “Tanny,” was the inspiration and then the wife of one of the greatest geniuses in the history of dance, George Balanchine; she also sparked the creative imagination of Jerome Robbins. In 1954, at the height of her fame, she was paralyzed by polio.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 10:30 PM
The fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors including Frederico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli, Sergio Leone and others.
Air Date: Tue, Nov 29, 2016 10:00 PM
From the Dolby Theater in the heart of Hollywood, Andrea Bocelli pays musical tribute to the silver screen in a lush concert of beloved songs from the movies. Joined by Grammy-winning producer David Foster, the renowned tenor performs memorable favorites from blockbuster classics including The Godfather, Dr.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 4, 2016 10:00 PM
In 1980s Romania, thousands of Western films – mostly Hollywood action movies – smashed through the Iron Curtain, opening a window into the free world. A black market VHS racketeer and a courageous female translator brought the magic of film to the people – and helped fuel a revolution.
Air Date: Fri, Oct 30, 2015 9:00 PM
Composer and performer Danny Elfman descends on Lincoln Center with a symphony orchestra and choir, led by conductor John Mauceri, as well as a colorful assortment of Tim Burton fans.