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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. (Added Author). Carvell, Jason A., narrator. (Added Author). Clover, Amelia, narrator. (Added Author). Musto, Adrian, director of photography. (Added Author). Sage, Martin (Film editor), editor of moving image work. (Added Author). Rivett, Louise, editor of moving image work. (Added Author). Guidetti, Julian, composer (expression) (Added Author). Impossible Factual (Firm), production company. (Added Author). ZDF Enterprises, production company. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster, publisher. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor. (Added Author). Director of photography, Adrian Musto ; editors, Martin Sage, Louise Rivett ; composer, Julian Guidetti. (Cast).
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Available copies

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

Current holds

4 current holds with 2 total copies.

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

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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