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  • Paris The Luminous Years

Paris The Luminous Years | PBS

Duration: 00:35
Program: Paris The Luminous Years
Broadcast Date: Dec. 15, 2010

Discover the roots of our modern culture in this new documentary by pioneering filmmaker Perry Miller Adato. The first TV program to tell the story of Paris as vibrant incubator of creativity in the modern arts during the early 20th century (1905-1930), "Paris The Luminous Years" features Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Igor Stravinsky, Ernest Hemingway, Serge Diaghilev, Jean Cocteau, Gertrude Stein, Aaron Copland, Josephine Baker, Marcel Duchamp, Langston Hughes, Sylvia Beach, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Vaslav Nijinsky, Joan Miró, Janet Flanner, Tristan Tzara, DH Kahnweiler, and many more.

These key figures in the art world's first international avant-garde recount why and how Paris transformed them and their work.

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Post Date: December 2, 2010