Art & Architecture

New! Tokyo: Two Sides 24 min.

CNN explores the dichotomies of Tokyo’s multi-layered worlds of art and design through the prisms of the old and the new, the traditional and the modern, the historical and the futuristic. In the heart of 21st Century Tokyo, meet the modern masters sharing their visions for the future of Japan’s ancient arts—from flower arrangement to woodcut prints, architecture to kimono-making.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Berlin 56 min.

Artists Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, Olafur Eliasson, Hiwa K, and Susan Philipsz demonstrate the diversity of practice and sensibilities in Berlin, expose its history of war and migration, and convey hopes to foster a better tomorrow.

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Johannesburg 56 min.

Artists David Goldblatt, Nicholas Hlobo, Zanele Muholi and Robin Rhode use their work in photography, painting, sculpture and performance to empower marginalized communities, reexamine history, and pursue their visions for the future.

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London 55 min.

For decades, London trusted that its sophisticated Thames Barrier would keep it safe from water. But as sea levels rise and rainfall increases, London’s sleeping giant is no longer enough to keep the city safe.

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Miami 55 min.

No city on Earth faces a greater threat from rising seas and violent storms than Miami. But as development booms, residents of Miami wonder if engineers and planners can protect them from the water.

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New York 55 min.

With 520 miles of shoreline and absolutely no coastal protection, the big question facing New York City is whether one of the world’s greatest cities can defend itself against rising seas and the next big storm.

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San Francisco Bay Area 56 min.

Expressing their experience of the world, Katy Grannan, Lynn Hershman Leeson and Stephanie Syjuco work across photography, installation, and new media; and the Creative Growth Art Center spotlights artists with disabilities.

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Sinking Cities 240 min.

As the earth warms, sea levels rise, and super-storms become more frequent and intense, many major coastal cities will soon be under water. Sinking Cities shows New York, London, Tokyo and Miami preparing for the real-time impact of rising seas and devising colossal new construction projects, and groundbreaking solutions aimed at securing their future.

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Tokyo 55 min.

One of the world’s most populous cities has the world’s largest problems. From typhoons and tsunamis, to earthquakes, storm surges, and sinking neighborhoods, Tokyo must find new ways of fighting back against the rising waters.

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Dali's Greatest Secret 69 min.

This is the story of artist Salvador Dali and The Vision of Hell, a painting that was hidden under a nun's bed for 30 years yet had a profound effect on the life and work of Dali. The Vision of Hell was a painting of one of the religious visions seen by three children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917.

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