From the time of China’s first emperor to the arrival of Buddhism and Christianity, and from the building of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City to clashes with the British Empire and the rise of communism, this six-part documentary chronicles the world’s oldest continuous culture. British historian Michael Wood narrates these visually sumptuous and conceptually dynamic episodes that explore contemporary life in China while charting the country’s rich history. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition From the Lands of Asia.
March 11 - Ancestors (2017, 60 min.)
March 18 - Silk Roads and China Ships (2017, 60 min.)
March 25 - Golden Age (2017, 60 min.)