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Dante - The Life and Work of Dante Alighieri
Most notable for his vast poem, The Divine Comedy, Dante's work continues to resonate with audiences today. Filmmaker Malcolm Hossick uncovers the Italian poet's background and his influential work from the Renaissance period.
Austen - The Life and Work of Jane Austen
Jane Austen produced some of the finest novels in English literature. The film covers her life and ends with an overview of her work.
Confucius - The Life and Work of Confucius
Confucius (551 - 479 B.C.) was not exactly an author in the way that other writers in the Famous Authors series are. His ideas however, expressed in his Analects, have been the backbone of the Chinese psyche ever since he…
Dickinson - The Life and Work of Emily Dickinson
Recognized as one of the best American poets in history, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) made great strides while living in an age of predominantly male poets. This film traces Dickinson's life in 19th Century New England and her remarkable work during…
Janus Effect - The Roman God of the Gates in Literature
Janus was the Roman God who looked both ways and embodies the idea of someone who appears to hold different and contradictory ideas at the same time. Filmmaker Malcolm Hossick explores how this affected the lives of three remarkable men…