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The National How #MeToo is changing the way museums do exhibits

The #MeToo movement is also changing the way museums handle artists' exhibits, specifically those who have been accused of abuse. The National takes you to the Royal Ontario Museum, where that change will be on display starting July 21, 2018.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National Teen photographer portrays homeless

Meet Leah Denbok, a 17-year-old photographer from Collingwood, Ontario. She spent three years walking the streets in Toronto, Barrie and Kitchener, as well as in New York City, capturing the lives of the homeless with her photos. Many of the portraits will be featured in her book, Nowhere to Call Home — Photographs and Stories of the Homeless, with all proceeds ...
  • 2017
  • 00:10:21
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/15/2017

We Are Canada We Are Canada, Episode 1

This opening episode of We Are Canada features a 25-year-old who's creating a global roadmap for accessibility, two cousins with an innovative idea for feeding Canada's hungry kids, plus more! Featuring Dr. Shawna Pandya, Sarah Polley, Jeremy Bryant, Andrew Hall and Maayan Ziv.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/11/2017

Exhibitionists Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 7

Meet a young poet who tore up Instagram with a single photograph; a visual artist whose performance could be called back-breaking; and musician Peaches tells a story of when art equals danger.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:54
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/25/2017

News in Review - March 2017 Roberta Bondar: Stellar Inspiration

​Twenty five years ago, Roberta Bondar blasted into history as the first Canadian woman in space. A research scientist in neurology, she used her education in the first International Microgravity Laboratory Mission on board Space Shuttle Discovery. Now, a quarter of a century later, she’s still flying high, reaching out to a younger generation to spark their curiosity in all things ...
  • 2017
  • 00:19:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/23/2017

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Snapshots We Can Be Comic Book Heroes

The photographers fly into the fantastic world of comic books as they transform their besties into high-flying, world-saving superheroes! Can the competitors harness their super snapping skills for a “POW”erful comic book-worthy shot?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Snapshots Catch Me in Action

The photographers get a crash course in the art of creating a high-impact action shot! Can the competitors freeze the high-flying parkour pros in mid air, or will their shots fall flat?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Snapshots Flashing Lights

The competitors step into the shoes of a studio photographer as they direct their models in a costume-crazy photo shoot. Will their far-out photos blow the judges away or blow their chances at the win?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Snapshots The World Up Close

The photographers zoom in on Mother Nature as they snap prickly cacti and blooming buds to create an awesome photographic garden. Which photographer will focus on the flowers’ good side, and who will get lost in the weeds?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Snapshots Making a Splash

The photographers learn to make waves with their photos as they snap splashy pics of their friends at a water park wonderland! Which photo will refresh the judges and which photo will get soaked by the competition?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Snapshots Shoot & Score

The photographers capture their love of the most popular sport on the planet as they fix their lenses on pro soccer players! Will their photos leave the expert judges reaching for their red cards or have them cheering in the stands?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/06/2017

Exhibitionists Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 3

The theme for Episode 3 is Landscape. Indigenous artist Kent Monkman shares his landscape paintings that deal with the history of colonization in Canada. Alex McLeod discusses his work with Photoshop, 3-D rendering and modelling software. Filipino-Canadian dance troupe Hataw perform in a waterfall. Also highlighted: JR, Labrona, Lindsay Dobbin & more.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/08/2016

Exhibitionists Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 1

Exploring the theme of "beginnings," this episode profiles St. John's filmmaker Stephen Dunn whose film Closet Monster won the Best Canadian Feature Film at TIFF; flamenco dancer Anjelica Scannura and contemporary dancer Malgorzata Nowacka, who have combined their styles in Bird Bee Bat Attack; artist Takashi Iwasaki in Winnipeg; En Masse, a Montreal based multi-artist collaboration; choreographer/director ​Lenny DeLa Pena; and GIF ...
  • 2015
  • 00:21:40
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/19/2016

Interrupt This Program Port-au-Prince

This episode of the groundbreaking Interrupt This Program series takes us to Port-au-Prince where a radio host, a photographer, a Rabòday singer and a creole rapper showcase the emerging and subversive sounds and images of Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:54
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/14/2016

Extreme Exposures Paris Underground

Renowned cave photographer Stephen Alvarez takes us beneath the City of Light to illuminate a subterranean world of darkness, mystery and intrigue, previously known only to those brave enough to explore the catacombs of Paris on their own.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Pakistan

Ed Kashi journeys to the politically fraught frontier zone in Pakistan.
  • 2009
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Sweet Voodoo

Photographer John Stanmeyer travels to Haiti on assignment for National Geographic magazine to cover the universal aspects of sugar and its relationship to sacred Voodoo ceremonies.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Wrecks to Reefs

David Doubilet photographs man-made objects being turned into living reefs.
  • 2009
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Extreme Close-Up

Two of the world’s most renowned photographers, Steve McCurry and Martin Schoeller, reveal their secrets for capturing intimate portraits of the human face, using very different shooting styles and lighting techniques. We’ll follow along and learn from these masters how they find and photograph that one-in-a-million face.
  • 2011
  • 00:22:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Capturing Milan

Photographer Dave Yoder is on assignment to reveal the hidden side of Milan – one of surprising beauty and nuance that only a true Milanese would know and most visitors don’t often see.
  • 2011
  • 00:23:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Tiger Shot

How do you photograph Bengal tigers in their natural habitat in a way that’s never been seen before? To accomplish his mission, Steve Winter travels to India with boxes of high-tech photographic equipment in an attempt to do just that.
  • 2011
  • 00:22:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Tusked Titans

Risking life, limb and equipment, photographer Paul Nicklen dives into the frigid waters off Greenland to capture a two-ton giant – the Atlantic walrus – in its natural element.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Ghosts of the Wild West

Veteran photographer Bill Allard journeys across northern Montana to create a portrait of its hardy residents and the sometimes bleak conditions they endure.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Orphaned Elephants

Nick Nichols has been photographing elephants for more than 20 years. Now he faces his most emotional assignment yet – photographing orphaned elephants at the moment when they are most vulnerable – immediately after their parents have been killed by poachers.
  • 2011
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Final Exposure

Kodak has discontinued its iconic Kodachrome film and given the very last roll to renowned photographer Steve McCurry, who will travel halfway around the world to capture 36 historic frames.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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