Series (10 Episodes available)
VAN WAEREBEKE (DENIS), BOUCHERON (PATRICK)
LES FILMS D'ICI, ARTE FRANCE
German, English, French
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
This series tells world history through a few major dates, revisited through the prism of memory. Driven by the accessible and passionate delivery of historian Patrick Boucheron, history comes to life under our eyes with bold and entertaining graphics.
A date is a snapshot, a flashback which requires crossing disciplines such as history, art, archeology and literature for a vibrant and sensitive reading of the past. It arouses our childhood curiosity, recalling when we dreamed of a time machine.
The series is conceived to potentially become a key reference in teaching history.
List of dates:
323 BC: Death of Alexander the Great
33 AD: Crucifixion of Jesus
24 August 79: Destruction of Pompeii
24 September 622: The Hegira
1347: The Black Death
1431: Fall of the Angkor Empire
1492: The New World
20 June 1789: The Birth of the French Republic
6 August 1945: Hiroshima
11 February 1990: Liberation of Nelson Mandela
ALL EPISODES ARE AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH.