The first of ten episodes about Dunhuang, looks at the rediscovery of the caves at the turn of the 20th century.
A look at the introduction of Buddhist sculptures in China and their development over the centuries.
A look at two features of Dunhuang usually overlooked: its fortifications and its natural rock formations.
A look at the lives of children who escaped from Tibet and are being educated at a Tibetan school in India.
A look at the the murals of one of the thousand Buddha cave sites along the silk road (French narration, English subtitles).
A record of meetings with contemporary eremetical practitioners living in the mountains in China.
The last of five films on treasure hunters in China looks at how the rise of Chinese nationalism brought to an end the removal of China’s cultural relics.
The fourth of five films on treasure hunters in China looks at the ancient site of Dunhuang and how its treasures were taken away.
The third of five films on treasure hunters in China looks at how foreign explorers gained access to the treasures in Xinjiang.