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

Wave World How light makes the colours we see

Jon Chase is at Leeds College of Art. The art students here know a thing or two about colour, so they’re taking part in an experiment. Can they work out what happens when light reflects off paints of different colours? One team of students paints the words RED, GREEN and BLUE, in each of the colours, red, green and blue. ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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The National How science says drawing will help you retain information better

It's been said that "a picture is worth a thousand words," and this might be more true than we realize, especially when it comes to our thinking and memory.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2019

Ideas Ideas from the Trenches: The Living Dead

There are about 50,000 PhD candidates in Canada. Most of them toil away for years in relative obscurity. This is the debut of an occasional series which tries to turn their research into an hour of radio. In this inaugural episode, producers Tom Howell and Nicola Luksic follow the work of PhD student Myriam Nafte, who studies the circulation and ...
  • 2014
  • 00:53:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/14/2014

CBC Animation Illusion?

"Every flower, every insect, every animal is a miracle waiting to be discovered, a marvel to be respected and loved. But we like to replace them with our own inventions, served up by the magicians of advertising, the promoters of progress and over-consumption. Unfortunately, these inventions are outmoded all too quickly. They break down, often taking with them that which ...
  • 1975
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/08/2013

Documentary In Search of Dan Cooper

The Dan Cooper series was a huge hit in the comic book world, with 45 issues and over 22 million copies sold! Dan Cooper may have enjoyed fame across Europe, but he would remain largely unknown to his Canadian compatriots, and in the US his name would be closely linked to one of the FBI's most notorious unsolved cases. This ...
  • 2012
  • 00:47:47
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

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
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Animation Inon or the Conquest of Fire

In this film inspired by an Algonquin legend, fire is kept from humankind by Inon, the God of Thunder. The animals set off to capture the god's fire and bring it back to their human counterparts. The story is set at a time when humans and animals understood each other and lived in harmony with nature.
  • 1971
  • 00:09:35
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/15/2013

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Inuk Butterfly

Olivia Lya Thomassie is an Inuk woman following her path through art. Beading, photography and tattooing are her defense against prejudice and difficulty. This documentary explores her complex search for identity in the face of culture shock. Her resilience and her thirst for adventure mirror the flight of a butterfly in nature or in the immense urban landscape. In French ...
  • 2020
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2020

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