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.

NEW: THROUGH THE MIRROR OF CHESS: A CULTURAL EXPLORATION, a captivating 4-part docuseries examining the remarkable impact of chess on culture, art, science, and sport and the accompanying book of “CHESSAYS” by physicist-turned-filmmaker Howard Burton.

The films take the viewer on an exhilarating journey across a wide range of times and places touching on cultural history, the nature of competitiveness, AI, psychology, game theory, chess variants, art, literature, gender issues, education, social empowerment, prison reform, and much more to comprehensively address the question of what makes the game so unique. Visit the related film page, here, and book page, here.