My Brilliant Brain Accidental Genius

George Widener patiently writes down the dates for every Monday in the next 500 years – all 26,000 of them. An autistic savant, George possesses an ‘island of genius’ that enables him to do things an ordinary person would find impossible. To help unlock this enigma, George volunteers to undergo a brain scan – something most savants are too disabled ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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News in Review - February 2002 Afghanistan: Telling the Story

Foreign correspondents, like all journalists, are storytellers. They are our eyes and ears to world events. In the age of television, their jobs, especially in dangerous and violent conflicts, have taken on many new dimensions. Understanding how they do their work, what issues and challenges they face as journalists and how their reports affect our awareness of events is fundamental ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2002

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Doc Zone Africa on the Move: The Modern Warrior (Part 3 of 4)

Nairobi, Kenya's energetic capital, is home to a massive influx of immigrants, exiles and dreamers. This metropolis of skyscrapers and slums is the backdrop for an absorbing tale of two clashing worlds. Perhaps no one understands the fragile intersection between traditional and modern life better than Moses ole Samante. An ambitious young Maasai, he runs a successful safari business from ...
  • 2010
  • 00:43:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/20/2013

Doc Zone Africa on the Move: The Power of Song (Part 2 of 4)

Tiken Jah Fakoly is a star with a conscience. A hugely popular reggae singer from the Ivory Coast, he fearlessly uses song to take aim at politicians. As a result, he lives in exile in Mali. Unafraid of controversy, Jah Fakoly believes that the real freedom Africans deserve will only start when education is accessible to all. NOTE: a section ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/20/2013

The Investigators After Quebec mosque attack, a look at the challenges of breaking news

The Quebec City mosque shooting is raising questions about how journalists report breaking news. Host Diana Swain speaks with an investigative reporter who covered that story.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/31/2017

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

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 1

In 1859, Grace Marks, a servant and convicted murderess in the deaths of her employer and housekeeper, is escorted from the Kingston Penitentiary to do housework for the prison’s governor. Meanwhile, Simon Jordan, an ambitious New York doctor, arrives to meet a committee dedicated to pardoning Grace. Grace recounts to Simon her torturous childhood and emigration from Ireland. She claims ...
  • 2017
  • 00:45:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 2

In 1859, Simon dissects the events of the murders. In 1842, Grace begins her job as a servant for the Parkinsons. There she meets Mary Whitney, a passionate and determined young rebel. They are visited by Jeremiah, a charming peddler who reads Grace’s palm and gives a dark yet optimistic prediction of her future. Mary confides in Grace that she ...
  • 2017
  • 00:47:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 3

In 1859, Simon spends more time with Grace trying to extract her repressed memories, but she remains unreadable. In 1842, after attending Mary’s funeral, Grace meets an attractive and spirited young woman, Nancy Montgomery, who offers Grace a position at the Kinnear farmhouse. There, Grace is introduced to Kinnear’s brooding stable hand James McDermott, along with a freckled young neighbour, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:43:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 4

In 1859, Simon becomes intimate with his landlady, Mrs. Humphrey. In 1843, Jamie Walsh confesses his love for Grace. Kinnear disapproves, mocking her after spying on the pair with his telescope. Grace is then visited by Jeremiah, who has decided to become a hypnotist, and offers her a life with him away from the farm. Grace ultimately declines, as Jeremiah ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018