Image Nation Abu Dhabi has released the documentary TV series, History of the Emirates, and a virtual reality educational app free of charge.
Stream 125,000 years of local history in this documentary TV series.
Narrated in English by Academy-Award-winning Actor, Jeremy Irons, the three-episode international version of the series, produced by Emmy and BAFTA award-winning Atlantic Productions, is now available to stream on historyoftheemirates.com.
The documentary History of the Emirates spans 125,000 years of local history, from the earliest human presence in the region to the national union in 1971.
Using technology from CGI to Lidar scanning and 360-degree camera work, interwoven with archival footage never seen before, it is a ground-breaking series that profiles the very foundations of the country’s civilisation.
A five-part local version of the series was launched with a light show at the Burj Khalifa to mark the UAE’s 2019 National Day celebrations, with the international series airing around the world on National Geographic.
Mohamed Al Mubarak, Chairman of Image Nation Abu Dhabi, said, “History of the Emirates presents an inspirational story and we are very pleased to release the international edit of this pioneering series for the very first time in the region.
This is a show of solidarity with the community from Image Nation and we hope our documentary will bring families and friends together during a time of isolation.”
Accompanying the TV series, the 7 Mysteries of the UAE app is available for free download on the App Store.
The five-part local version of the series, available in Arabic, is still available to stream on MBC’s Shahid platform, Dubai TV’s Awan and Emarat TV online.
” He who does not know his past cannot make the best of his present and future, for it is from the past that we learn “ The late His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.