Because of his stubborn insistence on artistic independence and control, Danish filmmaker Carl-Theodor Dreyer completed a mere fourteen features in a directorial career that began in 1919 and ended in 1964. Only five of these films came after 1928's "La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc", his late silent masterpiece, and it is on this small body of sound work, along with "Jeanne d’Arc," that his enormous critical reputation rests. Dreyer’s austere aesthetic and intense metaphysical questioning are often cited as important influences on the work of Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Lars von Trier, to cite just a few.
Celebrate Pride Month by browsing UCTV's archive of programs that spotlight LGBTQ+ issues and experiences including discussions of films and TV that explore the LGBTQ+ community, interviews with historians and political activists, and more. You'll even get to watch a performance from the world's first LGBTQ+ mariachi band.
Opera News dubbed UC San Diego Music Professor Anthony Davis "a national treasure" for his pioneering work in opera. Explore more from the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer whose recent work, "X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X" debuted this year at the Detroit Opera.
“Why women?” asks journalist and author Lynn Scherr at the outset of this year’s Women in Leadership panel. It’s a question that not only gives insight into the minds of the panelists but breaks open the issues presented to all women – politically and personally – in the year 2022. Labor leader and activist Dolores […]
Caroline Hoxby, professor of economics at Stanford University and one of the world’s leading scholars in the field of education economics, says investing in education in early adolescents can have profound impacts on the continuation of learning through teenage years and beyond. More education leads to social cohesion, advancing economic...