The Fairytale Castles of Ludwig II
In this documentary, art historian Dan Cruickshank explores the rich aesthetic of Ludwig: from the mock-medievalism of Neuschwanstein, which became the inspiration for Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle, to the Baroque splendour of Herrenchiemsee. More than flamboyant kitsch, Ludwig's castles are, in fact, the key to unravelling the enigma of their extraordinary creator.
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Mordecai Richler: The Last of the Wild Jews
An in-depth look at the personal life and work of controversial Canadian writer Mordecai Richler.
The Art of Violin
Celebrating the exquisite world of the violin, this program highlights the artistic contributions and musical approaches of some of the great masters of the 20th century. This...
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.
Gaining Altitude: The Mosquito Reborn
The fast and maneuverable de Havilland Mosquito was a crucial element in the victory of the Allied Forces in World War II. But because of its wooden...
Canada Over the Edge
Seen from above, an iceberg takes on a vastly different appearance. So does the rest of the country in Canada Over the Edge, with its bird's-eye view of stunning landscapes and...
Lost Kingdoms of South America
In this four-part series, archaeologist Dr. Jago Cooper of the British Museum reveals the extraordinary history of some of South America’s ancient civilizations....