Made in China tells the story of several remarkable children from China between the ages of five and thirteen who make three regions of Canada-British Columbia, Québec, and Newfoundland-their new home.
Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to making art.
Portrait of Elizabeth Gale, an 81-year-old furniture maker. While raising a family in an isolated Newfoundland outport, she began making the furniture she needed. With just a few tools: an axe, pocket knife and saw, she made washstands, bureaus, couches, barrel chars, picture frames and other items.
This documentary draws back the curtain once more for the great magician Leon Mandrake. The embodiment of his comic book double, Leon transformed himself as showbiz changed. From the carnivals and speakeasys to vaudeville, swanky night clubs and grand stages, and finally, to the television screen, Mandrake was a magician for all times.
This two-part episode from the Storytellers in motion series features the Maori storytellers of New Zealand: Barry Barclay, Merata Mita, Tainui Stephens, Don Selwyn, Carey Carter and Vanessa Rare.
The Marchand family, members of the Okanagan band in Vernon, BC, discuss the importance of their family roots and culture.
This episode of The Artist's Life profiles painter, Margaret Vanderhaeghe.
This powerful documentary follows the seven-year struggle in Vancouver, British Columbia, to create the controversial Women's Monument in the wake of the massacre of 14 women at L'école polytechnique in Montréal.
Mary was an artist and teacher who lived for 12 years with a condition doctors called “palliative.” She recorded the process to share what she learned about the difference between the agony of death and the art of dying--a gift to those who live with terminal illness and loved ones who remain.
In this evocative and entertaining documentary, Su Yee Shum and her two daughters Mina and Mona share in a discussion that reveals the impact of conflicting values on their lives. Patriarchal expectations imposed by cultural traditions and by Mr. Shum clash with each woman's independent identity and feminist aspirations.
Why is representation of women in government worse in Canada, the USA and the UK than in many other democracies? An exploration of attitudes, political structures and different democratic voting systems that affect how many women get their names on the ballot reveals answers and solutions.
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