Films on literature, music, art, history, society and more. Top up your ideas! The films in the Academy media library form the core of the site effort to nudge folk towards 'being cultured.' In our eyes 'being cultured' just means knowing a bit more about how the world works, how human beings work together best, what it means to be a worthwhile person in a general as well as a particular sense. There is no creed on offer. It's not a religion. There are no absolute answers. But quite a few folk have done it before us so we need to look back as well as we can and use their experience. We need to read their books and look at what they created. The astonishing resource of easily available films like these on your smartphone or screen means that getting cultured is open to millions whereas before it was only a tiny minority of folk 'born lucky' at the top of society you might say who had the chance. They didn't always take it! Make sure you do.. Get going!
Purgatory part 3 (Cantos 23 – 33) 6/9 Progressing through Purgatory the poets meet a woman called Matilda (Canto 28)who begins to introduce them to the ideas behind the goal of everyone which is to enter heaven, where she explains lies a serene contemplative life; it is no longer a world of action where people can do right or wrong. By Canto 30 everything has changed around Dante. In a brilliant scene he meets Beatrice for the first time and in the same moment he finds that Virgil who has been his great support and interpreter of what is around him, has gone. It is a wonderful moment but also quite frightening to Dante who is not sure how Beatrice is going to treat him. AM110SB20 2020 dur: 2hrs 19 mins