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From: Ideas Roadshow

Through the Mirror of Chess: A Cultural Exploration (Educational Version) (DVD)

DVD (UPC: 810134940727)

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Tom Dart, Daniel Gormally, Jovanka Houska, Wang-Sheng Lee, Elshan Moradiabadi, Bruce Pandolfini, Elisabeth Pahtz, David Smerdon, Irene Sukandar, Hou Yifan
  • Documentary
  • 240 min
Price: $299.00
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A captivating 4-part series examining the remarkable impact of chess on culture, art, science and sport. Take an exhilarating journey across a wide range of times and places touching on cultural history, chess variants, art, literature, AI, psychology, gender issues, education, social empowerment, prison reform, and more to find out what makes the game so unique. The films offer an experience of cinematic storytelling at its best with an engaging narrative and exciting visuals.


  • UPC: 810134940727
  • Release: 2023-05-02
  • Content Provider: Ideas Roadshow
  • Runtime: 240
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Language: English
  • Format:
  • Screen:
  • Aspect: 1.78:1
  • Rating: NR
  • Audio: DTS 2.0
  • Color/BW: Color
  • Special Features: This is an educational offering for institutions such as schools, libraries, and training centers.
  • Copyright: 2023 Open Agenda Publishing
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Disc Format: DVD

Cast and Crew


Tom Dart
Daniel Gormally
Jovanka Houska
Wang-Sheng Lee
Elshan Moradiabadi
Bruce Pandolfini
Elisabeth Pahtz
David Smerdon
Irene Sukandar
Hou Yifan

Written by:

Howard Burton

Directed by:

Howard Burton

Produced by:

Howard Burton