Jump The Fence: Future Seasons

  • Go Jump the Fence

    Time is the enemy in this documentary adventure in no-budget filmmaking. Trek to Brazil with Britt Harris and Molly Elizabeth Parker for the making of Ale Paschoalini’s next feature film Raízes. Will artistry prevail as the crew grapples with the elements in this surprisingly funny, high-pressure, race against the clock?

  • The Ascent of Woman: a 10,000 Year Story S01 E01

    Dr. Amanda Foreman travels to a range of countries including Turkey, Siberia, and Greece, as she explores the history of women from the earliest urban settlements to the sprawling empires of the classical world.

  • The Ascent of Woman: a 10,000 Year Story S01 E02

    Dr Amanda Foreman explores the rise of ‘separate spheres’ among early Confucian and Buddhist societies, as well the origins of the cosmic ordering of the female Yin and male Yang.

  • The Ascent of Woman: a 10,000 Year Story S01 E03

    Dr. Amanda Foreman travels to Istanbul, Germany, London, Paris and Delhi to explore the ways in which women created their own routes to power, often subverting to their advantage the very restrictions placed on them.

  • The Ascent of Woman: a 10,000 Year Story S01 E04

    Dr. Amanda Foreman travels from east to west, including Russia, Britain, France and the United States, as she asks whether any of the modern revolutions actually delivered on their promises to women.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E01

    Six Santa Fe artists talk about their art practice ranging from sculpture, jewelry making, and painting, and we talk with Ricardo Cate, the only cartoonist in the United States creating a daily cartoon for a newspaper about Native American perspective

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E02

    The film crew has been granted special access to artists of the Native American tribe of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Discover the unique cultural traditions of five artists, exploring their unique art practice of dance, drumming, culinary arts, or basketry.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E03

    With strong influences from Mexico and Native American traditions, Phoenix, Arizona, has a very diverse arts scene representing all artistic practices and diverse points of view. A sculptor, a muralist, a tattoo artist, a mask maker, and a music band share their diverse art practices.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E04

    Great Falls, Montana, has artistic traditions rooted in Western culture as well as Native American culture. Sculptors and painters from the Western arts tradition are featured, as well as a Native American beadworker.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E05

    Yolo County, California, is a place where food is also an art form. This episode features a sculptor, a painter, and a master wooler, as well as a chef and a spirits distiller, taking their crafts to the highest form of art.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E06

    Everett, Washington, is a town close to Seattle, but with its distinct flavor and spirit. Many artists here explore different art practices ranging from glass blowing, painting, theater, and music to boat making.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E07

    Sheridan, Wyoming, is a city with deep cultural roots in the Western culture and arts traditions. This episode features a metalsmith, theatre artistic director, leatherwork artist, and several artists from the Western art tradition.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E08

    Yountville, California, is a city with a strong tradition of hospitality, brilliant food scene, and genuine appreciation for the arts. Culinary artists and winemakers are represented highlighting the fact that food and wine belong to the arts.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E09

    Casper, Wyoming, is a city with a fusion of both Western and Native American cultural traditions, a very American city. Artists from very diverse backgrounds and art practices are featured in this episode: ceramists, quilters, painters, and beadworkers.

  • The Story Of Art In America S01 E10

    Seattle, Washington, has a very diverse art scene due to its inherent multicultural history as a major port. This episode features sculptors, woodcarvers, songwriters, painters, and performance artists.

  • The Story Of Women & Art S01 E01

    Professor Amanda Vickery journeys from Renaissance Italy to the Dutch Republic and discover the world of female artistry. By digging in storerooms, convents and basements she will rescue female artist and tell their stories of courage and creativity.

  • The Story Of Women & Art S01 E02

    Professor Amanda Vickery’s journey to uncover the story of female creativity reaches the 18th century and the focus turns to the industrial powerhouse that is Britain and the glittering French Court of Marie Antoinette

  • The Story Of Women & Art S01 E03

    Professor Amanda Vickery explores the explosion of creative opportunities for women as the 20th century dawned. Travelling from London and Paris to the remote Swedish Countryside and the bleak desert landscape on New Mexico.

  • Touching the Art S01 E01

    Is art for everyone? Do women still have to be naked to get into the Met? Do rappers, actresses and Shia LaBeouf make better art? In the pilot episode of Ovation's new web talk show, host Casey Jane Ellison and her panelists tackle the pressing issues facing contemporary art.

  • Touching the Art S01 E02

    Is art evil? Is the internet dead? Why is everything so PoMo? In the second episode of Ovation's new web talk show, host Casey Jane Ellison and her panelists tackle the pressing issues facing contemporary art.

  • When the Bands Stopped Playing

    In early 2020 live music was booming and concerts were selling out. Then Covid-19 hit and it halted abruptly. This documentary features recollections and new outlooks on life from known musical artists of their experience living through a shutdown.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E01

    This program discusses how art is a fundamental need within us from birth without conditioning. One that exists for all of us. Not only does art give us the joy of making but also the pleasure of bonding, sharing and making sense of the world.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E02

    Discover how our modern world was actually shaped centuries ago through new ideas and new artistic approaches. We'll learn a new history of Modern art as artists attempt to reach the unseen through their work.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E03

    Discover how art was used in the USA and the former USSR after WWII as a way to express opposing political choices and ideologies and as a means of exporting freedom around the World. There was a strong relationship between the arts and the Cold War.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E04

    Discover what contemporary art is made of. We define the dispositive surrounding contemporary works that sometimes challenge the viewer by bringing public activism and politics.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E05

    Meet artists and see how much they care about the seriousness of their practice, whether they paint, carve or create digital works. When they generally don't want to belong to a movement or have a label put on their work, they all value the collective.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E06

    In this program we try to define the complex relationship between art and money and realize the importance of being critical in a world where everything and everyone seems to have a price.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E07

    We define the role of museums and see how easily they could become a simple tourists attraction, then realize that museums could likely be relegated to the outdated scrapheap of history, as more and more people assume it's not for us, or it's obsolete.

  • You, Myself and Art S01 E08

    We question the subject of beauty and transcendence in art. We realize that art has this magical power to slow us down whether we're artists or simple observers. Art is our best way of knowing who we are and what we have yet to become.

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