Tomson Highway: Native Voice
  • 1990
  • 00:46:27
  • 15-17

Adrienne Clarkson Presents
Tomson Highway: Native Voice

The popular prime-time arts program Adrienne Clarkson Presents profiles Tomson Highway, Canada's first native playwright to achieve success in Canadian mainstream theatre. The program includes a visit to Highway's home in Brochet, Manitoba, and excerpts from his play Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing.
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Tomson Highway: Thank You for the Love You Gave
  • 1997
  • 00:47:08
  • 13-14

Life and Times
Tomson Highway: Thank You for the Love You Gave

In this moving documentary, Life and Times takes viewers behind-the-scenes into the world of a passionate, creative artist who reveals himself through his many accomplishments – music, playwriting and novel writing. Included are excerpts from selected works and frank discussion of residential schools, violence against women and his conviction that native artists, through their work, make a crucial contribution to the revival of ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Turning to Dust
  • 1990
  • 00:47:32
  • 15-17

The Nature of Things
Turning to Dust

Host David Suzuki and narrator Angela Fusco present this program on the deterioration of paper in old books around the world. At least one-third of the world's books are turning into particles and dust as they become embrittled. Paper from 500 years ago is in better condition than 150-year-old paper because the original production process did not involve the use of alum. Alum reacts ...
  • Added on: 04/01/2015
Twelfth Night
  • 1986
  • 02:23:52
  • 13-14

CBC Drama Special
Twelfth Night

Set in Illyria, a mythical state ruled by Duke Orsino (Colm Feore), Viola (Seana McKenna) and her twin brother Sebastian (Ernest Harrop) are shipwrecked off Illyria's coast, each believing the other has drowned. Disguising herself as a boy, Viola takes the name Cesario and enters the service of the Duke. She is sent to woo the Countess Olivia (Maria Ricossa) ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
W.O. Mitchell: A Canadian Story Teller
  • 1998
  • 00:09:27
  • 13-14

News in Review - April 1998
W.O. Mitchell: A Canadian Story Teller

A giant in Canadian Literature, W.O. Mitchell was also an important contributor to the genre of story-telling. As a cultural "interpreter," Mitchell portrayed the Prairie way of life as well as Canadian life in general in the 20th century. He was a writer with whom many Canadians identified in a very special way, however the universal themes - inherent in ...