A film about the gift of a lineage painting from West Virginia to a remote village in Mustang.
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 look at the arts in ancient China, and what the influences and ideas were that surrounded them (English with some Mandarin, with subtitles).
A set of short documentaries looking at the Ajanta Caves in India and their art works in both paintings, sculptures and reliefs.
A look at the culture of Laos and the central importance of Buddhism in its development (English narration, some Mandarin interviews with English subtitles).
A look at the relationship between the Thai country, King and religion (English narration, some Mandarin interviews, with subtitles).
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 look at traditional woodwork in Japan through the eyes of the master craftsmen who still work in the trade.