Ideas Roadshow is an award-winning multimedia initiative dedicated to harnessing the benefits of modern technology to explore ideas across the arts and sciences through thoughtful and seriously-entertaining documentary films, books and podcasts.


Coming soon: THROUGH THE MIRROR OF CHESS: A CULTURAL EXPLORATION,
a 4-part documentary series which will be released fall 2022. The book of “CHESSAYS” by physicist-turned-filmmaker Howard Burton is now available.

The films provide a comprehensive investigation into the remarkable significance of chess across a wide range of times and places touching on cultural history, the nature of competitiveness, artificial intelligence, chess variants, art, literature, psychology, education, and much more in an attempt to comprehensively address the question of what makes the game so unique.  Visit the related film page, here, and book page, here.