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The National Language barrier stops Canadian films from getting funding

A heavily criticized language barrier is stopping some Canadian films from getting money from the federal funding agency Telefilm Canada. To qualify for Telefilm funding, the movies must be in French, English or an Indigenous language. However, many films that win big at the Canadian Screen Awards are in other languages. Their directors hope Telefilm changes its rules soon so ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/13/2018

The National Career-ending injuries affect musicians too

Career-ending injuries aren't exclusive to athletes — severe back, neck or arm injuries can also have a serious impact on musicians. There is a solution though: a unique Canadian clinic helps make sure the world's best musicians don't have to play through the pain.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/03/2018

CBC Books Shakespeare Selfie: Performance of 2017 winner (Grades 7 to 9) – That Something Wicked by Ali Nelson

Actress Bahareh Yaraghi performs the winning entry from the 2017 Shakespeare Selfie student writing challenge, Grades 7 to 9 category. "That Something Wicked" was written by Ali Nelson, who attends Abbey Park High School in Oakville, Ont. She wrote about the Syrian Civil War from the perspective of Macbeth's First Weird Sister.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/21/2018

CBC Books Shakespeare Selfie: Kristin Kreuk on elements of a great monologue

Kristin Kreuk (The Burden of Truth, Smallville) talks about what makes a monologue powerful from her perspective as an actor. Learning how she prepares for a performance and what makes the material easy to work with may help students prepare for CBC Books' Shakespeare Selfie student writing challenge.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/21/2018

CBC Books Shakespeare Selfie: An introduction to Shakespeare with Kenneth Oppel and Philippa Sheppard

Why does the work of Shakespeare continue to be relevant? Kenneth Oppel, author and judge for CBC Books' Shakespeare Selfie 2018 student writing challenge, and Philippa Sheppard, English professor at the University of Toronto, discuss the Bard's continuing popularity in the 21st century, his craft in writing the soliloquy, his ease with both humour and tougher topics like political power ...
  • 2018
  • 00:06:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/20/2018

The National Black Panther: For black youth, more than a superhero movie

Marvel's Black Panther has arrived to critical acclaim, but artistic merit aside, for lots of black youth it's much more than a superhero movie. CBC News followed a group of teenagers who won a screening to Black Panther to find out what the movie means to them and the lessons they learned from seeing the groundbreaking film.
  • 2018
  • 00:08:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/08/2018

Stratford Festival Macbeth

This Shakespeare favourite is a haunting story of ambition and its dark consequences, where a military hero and his wife conspire to seize the throne of Scotland. Starring Ian Lake as the power-mad Scottish King and Republic of Doyle's Krystin Pellerin as a charming but devious Lady Macbeth, the show was among the festival's top-selling tickets of all time.
  • 2017
  • 01:55:48
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/13/2018

Stratford Festival Love's Labour's Lost

Four young men swear off women to devote themselves to learning – only to fall for four attractive newcomers. Shakespeare’s language reaches its most virtuosic heights in a vivacious comedy that will dazzle and delight.
  • 2017
  • 01:55:52
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/13/2018

Second regard Une décision pour la vie / Disparaître de soi / Les voûtes sont pleines

Une décision pour la vie : Être confronté à l’annonce d’un diagnostic de cancer, c’est déjà un choc. Mais apprendre que le risque de développer un cancer au cours de sa vie peut être aussi élevé que 85 % à cause d’une mutation génétique spécifique, c’est faire face à une tragédie. C’est l’histoire d’une violoniste réputée, Anne Robert. Elle a pourtant ...
  • 2017
  • 00:21:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/03/2018

CBC Arts Gord Downie's Secret Path in Concert

“If this is the last thing I do, I'm very happy. This is what I want to do." This intimate concert film captures Canadian musician Gord Downie’s remarkable and emotional Secret Path performance in October 2016, interwoven with footage from the original animated film. This live tribute to Chanie Wenjack, an Anishinaabe boy who died trying to escape residential school, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:58:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2017

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

An offbeat, irreverent documentary that tells the story of a group of Jewish songwriters, including Irving Berlin, Mel Tormé, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, Gloria Shayne Baker and Johnny Marks, who wrote the soundtrack to the world’s most musical holiday. It’s an amazing look at the 20th century North American immigrant experience and the extraordinary outburst of musical energy from the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/08/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: K-8 students at Harriett Todd Public School

This video was created by K-8 students at Harriett Todd Public School in Orillia, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. Their Canada 150 celebration is truly a movement!
  • 2017
  • 00:04:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: Grade 9-12 students at Catholic Central High School

This video was created by Grade 9-12 students in Ms. Fontana and Mrs. Loupas-Smith's Art classes at Catholic Central High School in Windsor, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: Grade 5 students at Pleasantville Public School

This video was created by Grade 5 students in Ms. Mangat's class at Pleasantville Public School in Richmond Hill, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. Led by Glenn Marais, the students sing a song they wrote about the power of respect and equal treatment for all.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: Grade 3/4 students at Queen Mary Elementary School

This video was created by Grade 3/4 students in Mr. Weir's Songwriting Workshop (MrWeir.ca) at Queen Mary Elementary School in Vancouver, B.C., for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. It started with a simple statement: "Canada is 150 years old". But then one child raised his hand and said, "That doesn't sound right. There's gotta be more. What about the First Nations? ...
  • 2017
  • 00:02:09
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

CBC Short Docs Twilight Dancers

A group of Indigenous teenagers from Pimicikamak Cree Nation use square dancing to help heal from the trauma of a suicide epidemic in their remote Manitoba community.
  • 2017
  • 00:16:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/27/2017

The Art Show Aleena & Dezlin’s Rattle

Aleena and Dezlin are from Six Nations Reserve. Their modern and traditional dancing demonstrates how art and dance can bridge cultures.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/20/2017

The Art Show Nawal’s Little Red Bus

After a trip to the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Nawal creates a whimsical VW bus using a toilet paper roll.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Kevin’s Pumpkins

Inspired by a day at the local pumpkin patch with his family, Kevin transforms an ordinary pumpkin into an untraditional work of art.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Warren's Beadwork

Warren’s home is on Six Nations Reserve and one of his favourite activities is making beadwork for traditional ceremonies in the longhouse.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:09
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Kohen’s Pottery

Inspired by her Uncle Steve’s pottery, Kohen visits his pottery studio on Six Nations Reserve. There she creates her very own piece using her great, great grandmother’s original design.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Bella's Clay People

Using her dog Sky as a model, Bella creates her own version of ceramic art using modelling clay.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:04
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Ben's Fence

Inspired by a colourful outdoor installation piece, Ben decides to create a colourful fence of his own.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:07
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Joshua's White Pine

Joshua spends the day with Arnold Jacobs, an Indigenous artist on the Six Nations Reserve, where he learns the importance of art in preserving culture.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:05
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Vivian's Airplanes

Inspired by her day at the aircraft museum in Hamilton, Vivian creates a flight-inspired work using a board, wire and pieces of an airplane bought at the museum’s gift shop.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017