A look at the magnificent art works in the Mogao Caves near Dunhuang, the first of the great grottoes built in China (English narration with Mandarin subtitles).
A series of 29 short videos in Mandarin about the Mogao Caves, sometimes referred to as the Longest Art Gallery in the World.
An excellent introduction to the recent history of the Mogao caves at Dunhuang.
The second programme from CCTV on the development of the arts in China culminates with classical Buddhist art (English, with some Mandarin with subtitles).
A documentary about the rock carvings at Dazu in Sichuan, which are some of the later cave temples in China, showing a harmony of the three main religions.
A film of one of the most celebrated theatrical performances in recent Chinese Theatre. It is set along the Silk Road and in the Mogao Caves and tells the story of how the famous apsara murals were painted.
The final part of this series focuses on the music and dance fantasia The Flowers of the Silk Road and the impact it has had in China and abroad.
A look at some of the musical notation manuscripts found at Dunhuang and their interpretation in modern times