A Century on Film

Century on Film; A

The 20th Century Dawns

In 1895, Louis Lumiere's "Exiting the Factory" is shown in a Paris cafe in the first commercial film screening. The film era dawns with Queen Victoria's funeral and the end of the Qing dynasty.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #2055

Saturday, October 21 at 8:10 am on 12.4

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  • Saturday, October 21 at 2:10 pm on 12.4
  • Saturday, October 21 at 8:10 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, October 22 at 2:10 am on 12.4

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Today, more never-before-seen images are being discovered throughout the world. Using this treasure trove of footage NHK has produced a unique history series, A Century on Film.