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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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...
David Starkey's Music & Monarchy
In this four-part series, renowned historian David Starkey shows how the lives of Britain’s greatest composers and musicians are inextricably linked to the...
Award-winning documentary by Charles Wilkinson and Tina Schliessler shares the stories of eight street dwellers struggling to survive in the hostile and toxic environment of Vancouver's Downtown...
Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music
Filmed in the 1960s, this intimate portrait of Johnny Cash captures the intensity and talent that made him a music legend. Great music and fly...
Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold go back in time to run a farm exactly as it would have been in 1500, during the reign of the first Tudor king, Henry VII....
Looking for Lowry
Chronicles the life and work of British artist L.S. Lowry, best known for his atmospheric urban and industrial landscapes.
Treasures of Ancient Rome
Gladiators and senators, slaves and chariots - we think we know ancient Rome, but the real story of this complex civilization is far from the glitzy images of Hollywood...
A unique population of mountain goats live where few other creatures dare, along the vertical walls of Canada’s "Grand Canyon" in northwestern BC.