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The Mission Begins

   2017    Art
The wartime contributions of five prominent Hollywood film directors during World War II are profiled. The documentary focuses on five directors – John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens – whose war-related works are analysed by modern filmmakers, respectively Paul Greengrass, Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, and Lawrence Kasdan. In the first episode, John Ford's The Battle of Midway was approved directly by President Franklin D. Roosevelt while Frank Capra fights to get Why We Fight made.
Series: Five Came Back

The Price of Victory

   2017    Art
The five directors, John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens, return to Hollywood after the war but are forever haunted by what they saw. Ford goes on a drinking bender after filming the carnage at D-Day. Stevens is wholly unprepared for the horrors of Dachau and realizes he is not there to film propaganda but to capture evidence of crimes against humanity. Wyler, who lost his hearing during the war, fears his career is over. Huston chronicles soldiers suffering from postraumatic stress disorder in the film Let There Be Light, only to have it suppressed by the U.S. government.
Series: Five Came Back

How the Universe Works Season 4
How the Universe Works Season 4

   2015    Science
Triumph of Life
Triumph of Life

   2006    Nature
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art
Power of Art
Power of Art

   2006    Art
The Beauty of Maps
The Beauty of Maps

   2010    Art
U2 Live at the Rose Bowl
U2 Live at the Rose Bowl

   2010    Art
Life In Cold Blood
Life In Cold Blood

   2008    Nature
Motivation
Motivation

   2017    Culture