This fascinating documentary traces the life and work of C.D. Hoy, one of Canada's most famous early photographers. This extraordinary story traces Hoy's life from his arrival in Vancouver in 1902 to the gold mines, forts, and ranches of early BC. After trying many trades, the poor immigrant from China established himself as a photographer. Featuring more than 1,400 historic images, archival footage of Canada, excerpts from Hoy's memoirs, and commentary from present-day historians and artists, this film offers a rich slice of the intriguing history of our province.
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I Am Not A Rock Star
What happens to child prodigies when they grow up? Since the age of five, Marika Bournaki has been focused on becoming a world-class pianist. This candid documentary follows...
Take Me Home
What does home mean to you? For each person, its different and so personal - in the backyard, on stage, in Tofino, in the kitchen, or wherever family is. In Take Me Home, Knowledge Network...
She-Wolves: England's Early Queens
In Medieval and Tudor England there was no question in peoples' minds about the order of God's creation – men ruled and women didn't. Yet despite everything...
The Great War Tour
Norm Christie takes us on a pilgrimage to significant Great War sites - some famous, others almost totally unknown - and tells the stories of Canadian men and women whose skills...
Life in Stills
At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when The Photo House - her late husband Rudi’s life’s work - was destined for...
The kimono is a symbol of ancient Japan that has survived for fifteen hundred years, preserved by the rules of tradition. But what is the kimono’s role in today’s Japan? We visit geisha students, a...
A Joyful Noise
Held at St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, this concert combines the voices of two Vancouver Gospel choirs with special guests Jim Byrnes and The Sojourners.