This series dramatizes the life of Juana Inés de la Cruz, a renowned writer, nun and influential political figure in 17th-century Mexico.
A Thracian man is condemned to a brutal death in the arena, only to outlast his executioners and be reborn as the enslaved gladiator Spartacus.
This newly preserved collection features more than 20 films made by groundbreaking African American directors for black audiences from 1915 to 1946.
The new five-disk set Pioneers of African-American Cinema is a landmark in the history of the art form, especially for its collection and restoration of eight features and one short by Oscar Micheaux—much of the director’s surviving work.
Popular fairy tales take on a darkly comic edge in these short animated films based on the book by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake.
It's a sly, subversive mash-up of classic tales conveyed in Dahl's waspishly elegant verse.
Director Jon Favreau hosts a series of dinners, engaging in frank talk with such industry friends as Jeff Goldblum, Denis Leary and Kevin Smith.
How was the scientific understanding of the ancients so advanced? A team of experts answers this and other questions in this fascinating series.