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In Past Tense

Reconstructing some of the most significant characteristics of the pre-Aztec and Aztec civilisation, the film explores notable ruins, carvings and murals which depict this culture. Religion is found to have played an important role in the life of the Aztec people. ... Read more
Illustrates the lives of Palaeolithic hunters: based on three sources of evidence that remain today, the weapons and implements found near their primitive hearths, drawings from European cave settlements and the nomadic lives of Australian aborigines. ... Read more
The age, the significance of location, the construction and possible use of Stonehenge are discussed in this film. Animated diagrams are used to indicate how the stones were brought to the site and erected. ... Read more
The film traces the conflict between paganism and monotheism from the early dawn of civilisation in Israel. Based on objects in the archaeological exhibit, "From the Land of the Bible", in the Museum of Modern Art. New York. ... Read more
Set amongst the actual sites of the Reformation. the film discusses such factors as the role of the Church in European life, the cultural rebirth caused through the Renaissance. the emergence of individual states and the new interpretation of the Scriptures. ... Read more
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