Arts Shows

This Is

This Is

Cinematic snapshots of our favourite places.
1 Episode
ANYDOKO
Japanoizy

Japanoizy

Discover traditional and modern Japan.
1 Episode
ANYDOKO

Arts Episodes

Art on the road

Art on the road

The Molue Mobile Museum of Contemporary Art is an art space on wheels. The decommissioned school bus journeyed through West African countries, arriving in Dakar for the launch of the DAK'ART festival.
6mins
DeutscheWelle
Africa in Germany

Africa in Germany

Wurzburg's Africa Festival has developed into Europe's largest celebration of African music and culture. Initiated 30 years ago, the festival offers live music, exhibitions and much more.
5mins
DeutscheWelle
Bee In The City trail creates buzz

Bee In The City trail creates buzz

A "colony" of super-sized bee sculptures will go on display in Manchester throughout the summer in a public art trail.
1min
PressAssociation
Living in a Dying City?

Living in a Dying City?

Venice, one of the world's most beautiful cities, is teetering on the brink of collapse. It's become a second home to architect and professor Jana Revedin. She talks about what life is really like behind the facades the tourists see.
3mins
DeutscheWelle
Beethovenfest goes Mumbai

Beethovenfest goes Mumbai

India is the partner country of the 2018's Beethovenfest in Bonn. A joint Indian-German music piece will be created for the event. To get things started, German percussionists met their Indian counterparts in Mumbai.
6mins
DeutscheWelle
India's world literature

India's world literature

Since the early 1990s, Kolkata-based Seagull Books have been publishing ambitious literature in the English language. Publisher Naveen Kishore scours the globe to find his authors, including in Germany. For that, he was awarded the prestigious Goe...
4mins
DeutscheWelle
Interview: Film Curator Andreas Struck

Interview: Film Curator Andreas Struck

The 68th Berlin Film Festival showcased nearly 400 motion pictures. But who selected them and what were the criteria? Andreas Struck knows. He compiled the program for the Panorama section.
4mins
DeutscheWelle
Fact Check: Architecture

Fact Check: Architecture

Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
5mins
DeutscheWelle
Interview with auctioneer Stefan Koerner

Interview with auctioneer Stefan Koerner

A lot of art may be produced in Germany - but the money is made in New York and London. Stefan Korner from the world-renowned Grisebach auction house explains.
2mins
DeutscheWelle
Distinguished Austrian author Robert Menasse

Distinguished Austrian author Robert Menasse

Robert Menasse puts the EU bureaucracy under the spotlight in his new novel, set in the heart of the European Union: Brussels. His efforts have earned him the German Book Prize. An in depth interview.
3mins
DeutscheWelle
How relevant is Karl Marx?

How relevant is Karl Marx?

For now, London is still Europe's financial capital. Karl Marx lived out his last decades in the city, and wrote his famous work 'Das Kapital' there. What would he have said about today's investment banks, gender pay gaps and artificial intelligence?
6mins
DeutscheWelle
Connecting Hamburg and Tehran

Connecting Hamburg and Tehran

German architects are enjoying growing popularity in Iran. Renowned German architecture firms share their know-how and learn about traditional Iranian architecture. Building bridges between cultures.
9mins
DeutscheWelle
INNOVATE 2018

INNOVATE 2018

Andrew Keen sits down with Chris Hughes, Co-Founder of Facebook & Author of "Fair Shot"
13mins
TechCrunch
Street artist reveals giant 17,500 square metre painting in London

Street artist reveals giant 17,500 square metre painting in London

Banksy collaborator and street artist Ben Eine reveals a 17,500 sq m painting on industrial ground in East London, which took over five hundred hours to create.
1min
PressAssociation
Japanoizy - Nishimonai Bon Odori - The Dance For the Deceased

Nishimonai Bon Odori - The Dance For the Deceased

Japan's beautiful traditional dance for the deceased.
2mins
ANYDOKO
This Is - This Is: Sheung Wan Street Art

This Is: Sheung Wan Street Art

Where to find the coolest street art in Hong Kong.
1min
ANYDOKO
Peter Allen - A Celebration

Peter Allen - A Celebration

The original Boy from Oz and international superstar Peter Allen captured the imagination of audiences from an early age. Singing alongside Chris Bell in the 1960s as half of The Allen Brothers, Peter was a born performer ready to take on the world.
169mins
Music, , ,
Umbrella
Joan Sutherland in Performance

Joan Sutherland in Performance

Considered by many as one of the most remarkable female opera singers of the 20th century, Dame Joan Sutherland's achievements in the performing arts are indubitable. Her reputation is richly celebrated in this rarely seen live performance.
59mins
Music, ,
Umbrella
A Flickering Truth

A Flickering Truth

The remarkable story of exiled filmmaker Ibrahim Arify as he returns to his native Afghanistan, tasked with restoring 8,000 hours of lost films against Taliban wishes. Films burned and destroyed and thought never to be seen again - until now.
96mins
History, , ,
Umbrella
The Mystery Of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

The Mystery Of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

David Suchet, TV's Poirot, has spent much of his life acting out the plots and dramas created by Agatha Christie. He embarks on a journey to learn more about the woman who created him.
49mins
Arts, , ,
ABC
Graphic Novels! Melbourne!

Graphic Novels! Melbourne!

Graphic Novels! Melbourne! is the definitive introduction to the Melbourne comics explosion!
72mins
TitanView
Les Miserables: The History

Les Miserables: The History

From Victor Hugo's classic French novel of the nineteenth century to Tom Hooper's award winning blockbuster, Les Miserables has undergone one of the most successful transitions from book to stage to screen. This documentary follows that journey.
54mins
Umbrella
Hired Assassins

Hired Assassins

Australia's political life as seen through the eyes of five editorial cartoonists.
58mins
Ronin
Art of War

Art of War

The period 1914-1918 was a virtual catalogue of art movements: Impressionists, Expressionists, Realists, Cubists and Futurists all contributed images from the battlefields. This unique documentary shows how the First World War transformed art.
49mins
Arts, ,
Reel
The Bolshoi Drill

The Bolshoi Drill

Experience the pressures of the world's most famous ballet school at the Moscow Academy for Choreography. 700 children apply for 44 places and they are pushed by trainers and parents with high expectations.
59mins
Reel
Shakespeare Behind Bars

Shakespeare Behind Bars

Winner of eight film festival awards, an unexpectedly delightful documentary that follows the casting, rehearsal, and presentation of Shakespeare's play, The Tempest, by convicted felons inside Kentucky's Luther Luckett Correctional Complex.
93mins
Madman
The Cats of Mirikitani

The Cats of Mirikitani

Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two embark on a new journey.
74mins
Madman
Smash His Camera

Smash His Camera

To the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who threatened beauty. His shots have been the cause of tears, grins and jeers but what does it mean to exhibit the work of the man who considers himself the very first paparazzo?
90mins
Documentary, , , ,
Madman
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

Explore Scott Walker's music and career, from his early days as a jobbing bass player on the Sunset Strip, to mega-stardom in Britain's swinging 60s pop scene, to his evolution into one of the most astonishing soundmakers of the last few decades.
96mins
Music, ,
Madman
Man On Wire

Man On Wire

On a windy day in the summer of 1974, a lone figure appeared high above the heads of the people of Manhattan, balancing perfectly on a high-wire strung between the World Trade Centre towers in one of the greatest daredevil acts in history.
94mins
Documentary, , , ,
Madman
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work takes us on a year long ride with the irreverent comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers, peeling away the mask of the legendary performer, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking performer.
85mins
Madman
Not Quite Hollywood

Not Quite Hollywood

Not Quite Hollywood is a fast moving journey through Australian genre cinema of the 70s and early 80s - a forgotten cinematic era unashamedly packed full of pubes, boobs, tubes... and kung fu.
99mins
Movies, ,
Madman
The Battle for the Tote

The Battle for the Tote

Punk, passion, politics and public protest collide in an exploration of the rich musical history of Melbourne and the overwhelming public outcry ignited by news of the imminent closure of one of its most renowned and beloved rock and roll venues.
57mins
Madman
Mrs Carey's Concert

Mrs Carey's Concert

At a Sydney girls' school, music director Karen Carey prepares her young students for a concert at the Opera House. Believing in the transformative power of great music, Carey sets a dauntingly high performance standard.
Madman
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

Inside the mind of a modern musical genius... for 18 months Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Scott Hicks followed the legendary Philip Glass across three continents, creating a remarkable portrait of this brilliant composer.
115mins
Music, ,
Madman
Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens

Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens

Annie Leibovitz has produced some of the most iconic images of the last 30 years and is, literally, our most influential woman photographer. She has shot the rich and famous, the profound and powerful, the exceptional and notorious.
80mins
Media, , , , ,
Madman
Chris and Don

Chris and Don

The true-life story of the passionate three-decade relationship between British writer Christopher Isherwood, whose stories inspired the Caberet phenomenon, and American portrait painter Don Bachardy, thirty years his junior.
Documentary, , , ,
Madman
Chevolution

Chevolution

In 1960, Cuban photographer Alberto "Korda" Diaz captured a photo of Che Guevara during a mass funeral. History conspired to enable this dynamic portrait to become an international symbol of protest and dissent.
86mins
Madman