Monday Montage

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Uncover the challenges of climate change, sea level rise and other weather extremes with local and national implications. Tune in for SEA CHANGE – Tuesday at 8 on the Explorer Channel.

Billie Piper (Doctor Who) makes her directorial debut with the film RARE BEASTS, set to premiere at the Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week. The film also features Lily James (Downton Abbey), David Thewlis (Dandelion Dead) and Kerry Fox (The Crimson Field). Continue reading

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Monday Montage

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Follow Apollo 11 on its historic journey as we recreate the first moon landing with actual audio of the mission, CGI and new footage. Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of one giant step for man on 8 DAYS: TO THE MOON AND BACK  – Wednesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Did you know there’s a Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) and Tom Holland (Wolf Hall) movie that premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2017 but hasn’t made it to cinemas yet? Read the unfortunate story of The Current War. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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Thirty years ago, the world watched as a Chinese student-led pro-democracy demonstration ended in violence, leaving thousands dead and laying the foundation for the nation’s future. Relive seven weeks that changed China forever on TIANANMEN – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Jenna Coleman brought the glamour to the V&A Summer Party, held at the Victoria and Albert Museum last week. The VICTORIA star attended the soiree with boyfriend and co-star Tom Hughes. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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As development encroaches on the community, a colony of tent residents rallies to defend its provisional homes against the forces of gentrification. Tune in as REEL SOUTH presents SAINT CLOUD HILL – Thursday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Good news for the Tenth and Fifth Doctors – Georgia Moffett is pregnant with her fifth child. That means David Tennant (Doctor Who, The Escape Artist) will be a proud father once more and Peter Davison (All Creatures Great and Small, Doctor Who) will once again be a grandfather! Continue reading

Monday Montage

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Experience the aftermath of the Civil War – a bewildering, exhilarating and terrifying time. For African Americans, despite their hard-won freedom, support for their social, economic and political gains did not last. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

SHERLOCK’s Benedict Cumberbatch and Andrew Scott are set to reunite in Sam Mendes’ World War One film 1917.

Jeff Smith sits down with General Lusk of the NC National Guard to look at how hurricanes, training missions, and the loss of a guardsmen shaped 2018. Don’t miss a special presentation of SITUATION REPORT – Wednesday night at 8 on the North Carolina Channel. Continue reading

Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

After a Texas minister sets himself on fire to protest the virulent racism of his community, friends and neighbors search for an explanation. INDEPENDENT LENS presents MAN ON FIRE – tonight at 10 on UNC-TV.

The 30th annual Palm Springs Film Festival opens on January 3rd with Kenneth Branagh’s new film All Is True. Branagh stars as William Shakespeare and Judi Dench is his wife Anne. Ian McKellen plays the Earl of Southampton. Continue reading