Iconoclasts - Season 5

SundanceTV Premiered Nov 17, 2005 Between Seasons




Episode Guide

  • 11/6/10
    Revered visual artist Chuck Close and legendary illusionist and endurance artist David Blaine show how they manipulate reality and ignore accepted limits to create awe-inspiring work. The friends spend some time in NYC demonstrating their various tricks and the meticulous technique and unwavering dedication behind their art.
  • 10/30/10
    Academy Award winning director Ron Howard invites Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash to Chicago where his new film, CHEATERS, is in production. They share a mutual love of filmmaking and sports, so Howard shows Nash dailies from his film and Nash challenges Howard to a game of one-on-one at a nearby court, followed by a White Sox game.moreless
  • 10/23/10
    Academy Award winning actress Cate Blanchett shows eco-scientist Tim Flannery around the Sydney Theatre Company, where she is working to "green" the facility with solar panels. Blanchett then follows Flannery to the Sydney Zoo, where the two come face-to-face with the nearly extinct Komodo dragon.
  • Tony Award winning actor Hugh Jackman and world renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten discuss their creative processes, the importance of family and taking risks. The friends and neighbors work together on a benefit dinner at Jean-Georges’ new restaurant, ABC Kitchen, and visit a boxing ring in preparation for Jackman’s role in an upcoming film.moreless
  • 10/9/10
    Grammy Award winner Lenny Kravitz welcomes his close friend and collaborator Producer/Director Lee Daniels to the Bahamas, where Kravitz lives and works. The two discuss their collaborations on both the Oscar-winning film PRECIOUS, and the upcoming Civil Rights drama SELMA, and Kravitz performs a new original song.
  • 10/2/10
    Award winning Primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall welcomes Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron to the Tchimpounga sanctuary in the Republic of Congo, where Goodall works to save endangered, orphaned chimpanzees. The episode also features Theron working with the young people of South Africa on AIDS prevention.