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Ken Burns

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Civil War, TheCivil War, The (The American Civil War) (1989) Aro Favourite
Dir. Ken Burns
An extraordinary documentary series on the American Civil War, widely recognised as one of the greatest ever made. Using archival photographs,…
Shakers, TheShakers, The (1989)
Dir. Ken Burns
Documentary about the religion often characterised by their ecstatic dancing, pacifism and belief in non–conventional medicine. Ken Burns…
BaseballBaseball (1994-2010) Recommended
Dir. Ken Burns
Ken Burns's celebrated documentary transcends its sporting appearance to deliver an elegant and engrossing social history through baseball over 150…
Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson (1997)
Dir. Ken Burns
Feat. Sam Waterston, Blythe Danner, Ossie Davis
Burns "paints an enigmatic portrait of self–contradiction" in this comprehensive and reverential documentary of America's third President,…
Frank Lloyd WrightFrank Lloyd Wright (1999) Recommended
Dir. Ken Burns
Epic biography of America's most esteemed architect (notably of the Guggenheim Museum and the 'Prairie'–style ranch–house), whose…
JazzJazz (2001) Aro Favourite
Dir. Ken Burns
Sprawling and absorbing documentary series from the maker of THE CIVIL WAR, charting the rising star of jazz during the 20th century, with an…
Mark TwainMark Twain (2002)
Dir. Ken Burns
A popular humorist, philosopher and social satirist, Mark Twain was the well–known nom–de–plume of writer Samuel Clemens, the…
Unforgivable BlacknessUnforgivable Blackness (2004) Recommended
Dir. Ken Burns
Engrossing and provocative look at the greatest black American boxer of the early 20th century, Jack Johnson, renowned equally for his physical…
War, The (TV Series)War, The (TV Series) (2007)
Dir. Ken Burns
Seven–part documentary series, directed by respected filmmaker Ken Burns, addressing the horrors of WW2 from the perspective of American…
National Parks, The - America's Best IdeaNational Parks, The - America's Best Idea (2008)
Dir. Ken Burns
Ken Burns offers another weighty tome on American history, this time surveying the country‚Äôs 58 majestic, awe–inspiring national parks.…

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