Season 1, Episode #7 - The Story of Film: An Odyssey: European New Wave
This is the explosive story of film in the late 50s and 60s. We discover how French filmmakers planted a bomb under the movies and see how the new wave it caused swept across Europe.
Season 1, Episode #6 - The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Sex & Melodrama
This chapter explores the story of sex and melodrama in 50s movies. We discover James Dean, On The Waterfront and the era's glossy weepies, but also travel to Egypt, India, China, Mexico,…
Season 1, Episode #8 - The Story of Film: An Odyssey: New Directors, New Form
This is the story of the dazzling 1960s in cinema around the world. As the new wave in cinema sweeps around the world, we discover the films of Roman Polanski, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Nagisa Oshima.
Season 1, Episode #1 - The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Birth of the Cinema
The opening of The Story of Film: An Odyssey shows the birth of a great new art form, the movies. Filmed in the very buildings where the first movies were made, it shows that ideas and…
Season 1, Episode #2 - The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Hollywood Dream
This is the fascinating story of the movies in the roaring 20s. We see how Hollywood became a glittering entertainment industry and how star directors like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton emerged.