Ideas The Black Jacobin (Part 3 of 3)

In the last of three parts, Ideas profiles novelist, historian, Marxist thinker and pre-eminent figure of the African and Caribbean nationalist movements C.L.R. James. He was one of the great minds of the 20th century. David Austin profiles the man who wrote The Black Jacobins, the classic history of the only successful slave revolt in history: the Haitian Revolution, which presaged and influenced ...
  • 2005
  • 00:54:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/03/2014

The Book of Negroes The Book of Negroes, Episode 1

Stolen from Africa, 11-year old Aminata Diallo is enslaved and forced to endure a treacherous journey to America.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2015

The Book of Negroes The Book of Negroes, Episode 2

Aminata, forced to deflect the affections of the two men who own her, adjusts to plantation life in the Carolinas.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2015

The Book of Negroes The Book of Negroes, Episode 3

When Revolution breaks out in New York, Aminata seizes her chance and escapes to freedom in the haven of Canvas Town.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/04/2015

The Book of Negroes The Book of Negroes, Episode 4

After British defeat, Aminata registers Black Loyalists in The Book Of Negroes for an escape to freedom in Nova Scotia.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/04/2015

The Book of Negroes The Book of Negroes, Episode 5

​As racial tensions boil in barren and destitute Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Aminata organizes a final journey back to Africa.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/05/2015

The Book of Negroes The Book of Negroes, Episode 6

Upon their arrival in Africa, Aminata leaves the Loyalists behind to find her way back to her home village of Bayo.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/11/2015

CBC Drama Special The Comedy of Errors

Borrowing from the Latin comedy The Twins, Shakespeare created this farce for the Christmas festivities of 1594. Fun is the primary aim of this romantic comedy which tells of the complications which follow when a merchant, Aegeon, enters the enemy state of Ephesus. He hopes to reunite his family years after the shipwreck which split two sets of twins and ...
  • 1989
  • 01:16:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Feature Film The Englishman's Boy

The screen adaptation of Guy Vanderhaeghe’s award-winning novel, The Englishman’s Boy is an unforgettable tale set against the dual backdrops of an unforgiving 1873 North American frontier and the allure of 1920s Hollywood. Starring acclaimed actors Bob Hoskins and Nicholas Campbell, this haunting film uncovers the startling violence behind the settling of the West and delves into one of the most brutal ...
  • 2006
  • 02:55:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Ideas The Ideas of Toni Morrison

In a rare personal interview, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison talks candidly about her life as an African-American writer with Ideas producer Marilyn Powell.
  • 2002
  • 00:53:49
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/03/2014