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Showing 1 - 9 of 9 titles with a criteria of Subject is Museum Studies

The Destruction of Memory

Explores the loss of priceless artwork, artifacts and historical sites through war and terrorism.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 85 minutes


A whole century of Western attitudes towards African culture packed into 8 minutes

Icarus Films | 2001 | 8 minutes

The Hermitage Dwellers

This kaleidoscope of people and events in the great museum unfolds into a poignant account of Russia's painful 20th century transformed by the 'dwellers' intimate relationship with the art.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 73 minutes


Architect I.M. Pei returns to his home city of Suzhou, China to build a modern museum that complements the architecture of the 2,500 year-old city and sets a course for modern Chinese architecture.

Bullfrog Films | 2010 | 53 minutes


The world's largest museum devoted to Lenin offers a 'true Soviet-era experience.' But can it survive in the new Russia?

Icarus Films | 2013 | 52 minutes

The Next Big Thing

The contemporary art world is changing dramatically. How are collectors, museum directors, dealers and artists responding to transformations in the market?

Icarus Films | 2014 | 57 minutes

Secret Museums

For millenia erotic art has been created, often by some of the world's best-known artists. But it is rarely on public display.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 77 minutes

Totem: Return and Renewal

A follow-up to Totem: the Return of the G'psgolox Pole, documenting the successful repatriation of the traditional totem pole.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2008 | 24 minutes

Totem: the Return of the G'psgolox Pole

The struggle of the Haisla people of British Columbia to recover a traditional mortuary totem pole.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2004 | 70 minutes