Dante
The Life and Work of Dante Alighieri

Academy Media
Show More

Related videos

Augustine: A Voice for all Generations
Augustine of Hippo (354-430) is one of the greatest theologians of the Christian Church. His works, including The City of God, On the Trinity, and Confessions, have had an inestimable impact on the Church and, by extension, on Western Civilization at large. Yet, where did such faith begin? After rejecting…
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 uttered them. He was very concerned that people should read…
The Company: Inigo and His JesuitsĀ  - The Life and Legacy of Ignatius Loyola
Hosted by the distinguished actor Cyril Cusack, The Company examines the life and legacy of Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus and one of the most influential reformers of the Christian Church. Rarely has any other single group influenced the modern world (secular as well as spiritual) as…
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.
Charleen
One month in the life of Charleen Swansea, North Carolina poet, mother, beloved teacher, eccentric, romantic, and complex star of McElwee's Sherman's March
Henry VIII's Enforcer: The Rise and Fall of Thomas Cromwell
BBC
Thomas Cromwell is one of English history's most fascinating characters and one of the strongest supporters of the English Reformation. At a time when lineage meant everything, this self-taught man, from the backstreets of London, rose from his poor beginnings to become chief minister to King Henry VIII and Earl…
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 a time when any ideas contrary to the norm were…
Milosz - An Iconic Statesman, Poet and Nobel Laureate
Czeslaw Milosz was a Polish poet, writer and diplomat. His World War II-era sequence The World is a collection of twenty "naive" poems. Following the war, he served as Polish cultural attache in Paris and Washington, D.C., and then in 1951 defected to the West. His nonfiction book The Captive…
Many Beautiful Things - The Life and Vision of Lilias Trotter
The untold story of one of the world's greatest women artists and why her name was nearly lost to history. Many Beautiful Things plunges viewers into the complex age of Victorian England to meet Lilias Trotter, a daring young woman who defied all norms by winning the favor of England's…
American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story - The Life of An American Theologian
Reinhold Niebuhr's Serenity Prayer remains one of the most quoted writings in American literature. Yet Niebuhr's impact was far greater, as presidents and civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. often turned to Niebuhr's writings for guidance and inspiration on the most volatile political and social issues of the…
Guy Martin: Portrait of a Grand Chef - A Gastronomical Voyage with a Master of French Cooking
Guy Martin is the chef of Le Grand Vefour, the legendary, Michelin 3-star Parisian restaurant. As a kid, he dreamed of being a doctor or a rock star. First trained in a pizzeria, 20 years later he is recognized as one of the best chefs in the world, with dozens…
Backyard - Ross McElwee Turns the Camera on His Family
The result of McElwee turning his camera on his family and their neighbors, the film is a humorous and poignant look at odd moments in a genteel Southern town.