This film looks at the claims that the Venetian trader Marco Polo went to China and worked for Kublai Khan.
These are tours of four of the caves at Magao given by various experts from the Dunhuang Academy
The developing ideas about art and civilisation in China.
The second of five films about people who were connected with Dunhuang features the Governor Cang Ci.
The last of ten episodes about Dunhaung, looks at the artists who copied the murals to preserve them for the future.
The ninth of ten episodes about Dunhuang, looks at how the Dunhuang Academy of Arts was founded.
The eighth of ten episodes about Dunhaung, looks at the depiction of music and dance at the caves
The seventh of ten episodes about Dunhaung, examines trade along the Silk Road.