Winged Seduction : Birds Of Paradise
Photographer Tim Laman and ornithologist Ed Scholes have spent the better part of a decade trying to document all 39 species of Birds of Paradise. Their mission takes them to one of the last wild places on earth, New Guinea.
400 Million Dollar Rock
The world’s largest emerald is unearthed in Brazil in 2001. The resulting tale of deceit and folly is almost too bizarre to be believed. No fewer than eight claimants are tussling for control of a specimen appraised at around $400 million.
The Web Of Life
A fascinating series that illustrates the relationships between species that make up the drama that is life on Earth. Each program concentrates on a specific animal and shows how this animal affects the others that share its ecosystem.
Vampires, unicorns and sea monsters all have their origins in real, living animals.Through breathtaking wildlife footage, animation and re-enactments, Fabulous Animals features the creatures that gave birth to the myths and legends.
"This award winning documentary traces the life of Nelson Mandela from his early years spent within the inner circle of tribal royalty to his days as a young black lawyer and activist struggling to end the racist system of apartheid. "
Series about gastronomy and the art of living dedicated to the greatest chefs, their recipes and their ambience. The programs reflect the art of living and the culinary art, shot in luxurious places and on sumptuous landscapes.
How It's Made
How It's Made offers viewers a first-hand look at how deceptively simple objects are constructed by visiting dozens of assembly lines where raw materials become finished products right before the viewers' eyes.
"The National Dance Centre : Architectures looks at the French National Dance Centre built in 2004. An architectural overhaul that necessarily owes its success to the monumental strength of the original building. "
Superhomes goes behind the gates of some of the world's most expensive houses to profile the super-rich and the people who live in, sell and service their homes.
Architects On The Frontline
"If society has an influence on architecture, the reverse is also true-some projects come to define a region.The series spans the globe charting projects from small innovative constructions to major ones that have revitalized entire cities. "
Design: Fender Stratocaster
What is the common point between Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton, or the Shadows? The Fender "Stratocaster" guitar-the subject of a cult following since its inception in 1954. An innovative, high quality and easy to use instrument.
This magazine deciphers trends in fashion, architecture, gastronomy and design, revealing a world of creativity. Innovation, the unusual, pleasure, and sustainable development are not just the stuff of creatives; they concern everyone!
The Winds Of Kerala
Southern India, and Kerala in particular, offers outstanding potential for sailing. Magnificent locations, fascinating encounters with the locals and superb stretches of water on which windsurfing has never been previously attempted.
Travel and Senses
First, you’ll be taken to an exclusive location in an exceptional surrounding, a region with a wealth of traditions to witness and gorgeous natural beauties to admire. Then, it’s time to titillate your palate with authentic delicious meals.
Blue Eyes At Shaolin
"The Shaolin Monastery is the mythical landmark of martial arts. Andreas is a Buddhist monk, living in Shaolin and studying Wushu. However, this novice stands apart from the other monks as the first westerner to be admitted into the order. "
Nicole Kidman: The story, the glamour, the film career, the gossips... each half hour portrait will get you very close to your favorite Hollywood Stars; this episode focuses in on the Australian beauty, Nicole Kidman.
"Ep1 :From the first sketches to being ready for sale, ""Signé Chanel"" plunges us into the mysteries of Haute Couture. We discover a world regulated by rituals which combines workers, fashion designers and clients. "