Exhibitionists Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 8

In this episode a visual artist wields 50,000 pieces of LEGO; a Toronto musician bucks the norm with her theremin playing; and a Montreal street artist takes you along for the ride; plus more!
  • 2015
  • 00:21:54
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/25/2017

Exhibitionists Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 9

In this episode, a film project allows two women to explore and reconcile their conflicting feminist ideals. Plus, witness a collision between punk rock and opera and hear from the artists of Medellin, Columbia as they grapple with the importance of memory.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:54
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/25/2017

CBC Arts Gord Downie's Secret Path in Concert New

“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

The Nature of Things I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song

Why do we sing? Are we hardwired for melodies? Scientists and musicians explore the many ways that music profoundly affects the human body, the brain and human emotions. It's one of the oldest forms of communication, and like language, music seems an essential tool employed by humans for multiple needs.
  • 2016
  • 00:43:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2017

Firsthand IF the Poet Classroom Favourites

IF the Poet is the compelling, against-all-odds story of Ian French, a.k.a. IF, from his humiliating slam poetry debut at age 50, to representing English-speaking Canada at The World Cup of Poetry in Paris, France just five years later. It's an unfiltered trip into the mesmerizing heart of competitive slam poetry, pitting IF against the best poets in the world and ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/20/2015

8th Fire Indigenous in the City

In the opening episode of the four-part series 8th Fire, host Wab Kinew, from the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation in Northern Ontario, and now a Winnipeg-based TV journalist, invites us to come "meet the neighbours." It's about time, since many Canadians say they have never met an Aboriginal person. This vibrant kaleidoscopic hour introduces a diverse cast of Indigenous characters ...
  • 2012
  • 00:43:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Special Iran's Young Rebels

In 1979 they had a political revolution, but today Iran is undergoing a revolution of a very different kind. Nearly three quarters of the Iranian population is under the age of 30, and many are bursting with dissatisfaction. Evan Solomon goes inside Iran to explore an underground world where young people are rebelling in very typically Western ways – punk ...
  • 2009
  • 00:35:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Hour K'naan

K'naan sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos to discuss the astronomical success of his song Wavin' Flag, which became the anthem for Canada's Haiti relief efforts and for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. K'naan also talks about growing up in Rexdale, a Toronto neighbourhood with a reputation for gang activity that has become home to many Somali immigrants.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2015

Interrupt This Program Kiev

The second episode of Interrupt The Program takes us to Ukraine and the city of Kiev, where we meet a poet, a rocker and a performance artist. They continue to push creative boundaries in a city that is struggling in the wake of the Euromaidan Revolution.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:53
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/23/2015

News in Review - May 2010 K’naan: A Canadian Sings for the World

He was born in the war-ravaged African country of Somalia. As a teenager he survived the mean streets in Toronto. Now K’naan is a global singing sensation, and his song, Wavin' Flag, is the official song of this summer’s world soccer championship in South Africa. In this News in Review story we’ll go on the road with K’naan, and ask ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2010

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