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The Gilded Age

A trio of documentary films, offering a trio of famed perspectives on society, wealth and charms. EDITH WHARTON: THE SENSE OF HARMONY offers a definitive look at one of the greatest visionaries of the Gilded Age: literary genius, cosmopolitan, philanthropist and activist Edith Wharton. HENRY MILLER ASLEEP AND AWAKE is a voyage of ideas about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares, and New York that captures the warmth, vigor and high animal spirits of another singular American artist, filmed at the age of 81, giving a tour of his bathroom gallery. TINA BARNEY: SOCIAL STUDIES follows renowned photographer Tina Barney, as her inspiration at home wanes to black, and she sets out to photograph the upper-class milieu of Europe.