The very ancient tradition of a storyteller going from one valley to the next spreading news from the outside world is in decline. A couple with great experience with this street art, Gai Ying Mu and her husband Gai Ming He, only perform upon request. Unfortunately, to make a living from this art has become more and more difficult.
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Less than 15 Nuxalk language speakers and storytellers remain in Bella Coola, BC. Filmmaker Banchi Hanuse goes on a quest to capture the true meaning and value of these oral traditions.
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...
Flavour and Affinity
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Monty Halls' Island Escape
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Janis: Little Girl Blue
Janis Joplin is one of the most revered and iconic rock stars of all time, a tragic and misunderstood figure who blazed new creative trails before her death in 1970 at age...
High Art of the Low Countries
Beyond the clichés of windmills and clogs, the Low Countries have given us some of world’s most compelling works of art, from the luminous detail of Rembrandt’s The...
Jingle Bell Rocks!
A pop culture pilgrimage into the odd and irreverent universe of alternative and underground Christmas music, featuring an eclectic cast of collectors, critics, musicians and songs.
Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure
Arabist, writer and explorer Alice Morrison attempts to follow the ancient "Salt Roads", once one of the world’s richest trading networks. From...