News in Review - December 2013 A Look Back at International News 2013

Touching on just a few of the memorable stories that made the international news in 2013, we start with a shocking bomb attack at the Boston marathon that ended in a gripping four-day manhunt. Then there is the epic story of a man who has so far eluded capture, Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who has accused ...
  • 2013
  • 00:16:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2013

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Wandering Wenda A: The Annoying Art Ape of an Alberta Art Gallery Classroom Favourites

At an Alberta art gallery our amazing heroes accidentally activate an alarm and wordplay a crepe into an amorous ape run amok!
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/02/2017

Anne An Inward Treasure Born

Anne is faced with the decision of whether or not to return to school. A fire at the Gillis house and Anne's generous actions help her make a decision.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/17/2017

Stratford Festival Antony and Cleopatra

The contentious story of a midlife affair that shook the foundations of the ancient world comes to life in the Stratford Festival's production of Antony and Cleopatra, starring Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh as the powerful rulers whose insatiable love leads to the greatest of tragedies. Director Gary Griffin paints an unforgettable landscape depicting the devastation wrought by the ...
  • 2015
  • 01:56:16
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 03/06/2017

Cross Country Checkup Art and reconciliation

The Secret Path is a powerful film about an Indigenous boy who dies escaping a residential school. Does art — films, books and music — offer the best path to heal historical wrongs? Guests include Joseph Boyden, award-winning author of Three Day Road, The Orenda and most recently the novella Wenjack; Susan Aglukark, Inuk singer and songwriter; Ry Moran, Director of the National Centre for ...
  • 2016
  • 01:53:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/10/2016

CBC Drama Special As You Like It

This delightful romantic comedy, lavishly staged by the Stratford Festival, has been a favourite with audiences throughout the centuries. In this acclaimed production John Hirsch directs Roberta Maxwell and Rosemary Dunsmore as Rosalind and Celia, with Andrew Gillies as Orlando and Nicholas Pennell as Jaques. Pitting young love against the vanity of the court, the fairytale play tells the familiar ...
  • 1983
  • 02:39:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Wandering Wenda B: The Bewildering Balloon Bandit Burglary

Our brave heroes are at a bakery in Bavaria for Wu’s big birthday bash when a bandit breaks in and steals all the balloons!
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/02/2017

Bookaboo Baxter’s Book with Sarah Carter New

Bookaboo and Falling Skies actress Sarah Carter share a story called Baxter’s Book, about a special friend who loves books almost as much as Bookaboo!
  • 2016
  • 00:11:13
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/15/2018

Anne But What is so Headstrong as Youth?

Anne is excited to begin school and make friends, but is unprepared for the bullying that occurs when she doesn't fit in. Marilla, too, is testing new waters.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/17/2017

Wandering Wenda C: The Clown Clan's Clash With Comandante Crankypants

Transport yourself into an exhilarating world of action, adventure and alliteration as young Wenda and her friends Wu and Wesley Woodchuck embark on a series of wild, weird and wonderfully exciting adventures. No matter where Wenda wanders, she always finds herself mixed up in the middle of mayhem, and when the going gets tough, she uses her words. Inspired by ...
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/02/2017