Chasing the Equinox

We follow how ancient civilizations had incredible knowledge of the sun, and built iconic monuments to align with the sun on the same day, the Equinox. We start with the rising of the sun over the Temple of Ankgor Wat in Cambodia, where hundreds gather to watch the breathtaking moment the sun appears over the central tower. We then follow the sun across the world to Mnajdra in Malta, thought to be one of the oldest megalithic temples in the world, and to the Pueblos in New Mexico. We finish at Chichen Itza in Mexico where we watch the sun set over the Temple of Kukulkan. Revealing our species’ obsession with the sun, across thousands of years and every continent, this documentary will show that this is architectural magic on a cosmic scale.
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