News in Review - April 2005 Tattoos: An Ancient Art Goes Mainstream

Human beings all over the world have been tattooing their bodies for thousands of years. And in Canada these days, tattoos have never been more popular. The once rebel art form has become a trendy fashion statement, and a booming business. In this News in Review story the CBC’s Dan Bjarnason takes a close-up look at tattoo artists and their human canvases. ...
  • 2005
  • 00:13:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2005

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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

Stratford Festival The Adventures of Pericles

A storm at sea brings love into the life of Pericles, Prince of Tyre; another snatches it away. Many years must pass before fate guides the wandering hero to a poignant reunion with the family he thought he had lost forever. A reviewer in the Waterloo Region Record had this to say: "[Director Scott Wentworth] sets the story in Victorian times, as ...
  • 2016
  • 01:55:53
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 03/03/2017

News in Review - October 1995 The Bernardo Case: The Monsters Among Us

When a horrifying and sensational case such as this happens, society itself is also a victim and viewers become "survivors". This report looks at the larger issues involving the legal system, the media, and society in general.
  • 1995
  • 00:11:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1995

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Ideas The Black Jacobin (Part 1 of 3)

Novelist, historian, Marxist thinker and pre-eminent figure of the African and Caribbean nationalist movements, C.L.R. James 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 the African liberation movements. Part one of ...
  • 2005
  • 00:54:30
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/03/2014

Ideas The Black Jacobin (Part 2 of 3)

In the second 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
  • 00:54:25
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/03/2014

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