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Ancient skies / produced by Impossible Factual in association with ZDF Enterprises for PBS ; series produced and directed by Adam Luria.

Luria, Adam, (television producer,, television director.). Carvell, Jason A., (narrator.). Clover, Amelia, (narrator.). Musto, Adrian, (director of photography.). Sage, Martin (Film editor), (editor of moving image work.). Rivett, Louise, (editor of moving image work.). Guidetti, Julian, (composer (expression)). Impossible Factual (Firm), (production company.). ZDF Enterprises, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster,, publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library DVD 520.9 ANC (Text) 33500013129903 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD 520.9 ANC (Text) 33500013129895 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531710798
  • ISBN: 1531710794
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2019]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as a three-part PBS television mini-series in 2019.
Formatted Contents Note:
episode 1. Gods and monsters (55 min.) -- episode 2. Finding the center (55 min.) -- episode 3. Our place in the universe (55 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Adrian Musto ; editors, Martin Sage, Louise Rivett ; composer, Julian Guidetti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Jason Alan Carvell ; additional voice, Amelia Clover.
Summary, etc.:
With breath-taking CGI, beautiful landscape footage and some of the world's most important astronomical artifacts, Ancient Skies looks at the cosmos through the eyes of our ancestors, charting our changing views of the cosmos throughout history.
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject: Astronomy > History.
Sky.
Genre: Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television mini-series.
Television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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