Season 19, Episode 3 Tintin and I
First Aired: July 11, 2006
A profile of the reclusive Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi (1907-83), aka Herge, best known for his “Tintin” cartoons. The documentary draws on 14 hours of interviews Remi gave journalist Numa Sadoul in 1971; and includes insights from scholars Harry Thompson, Fanny Rodwell and Gerard Valet. Also: Monteith McCollum's short “Lawn,” a film collage about mankind's relationship with nature.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
- Rating: None
- Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)