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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A Slum Symphony
Explores how the power of music has transformed the lives of children in Venezuela's most impoverished areas.
Art of Yodeling
Follows philosophy student and yodeler Polkabjørn and his musical companion Kleine Heine as they take their yodel act around the world, playing venues ranging from bars to stadiums
The Yangtze River's Green Sailors
Descending from a long line of fishermen on the Yangtze River, Liu Gujun had to redefine his professional career when the construction of the famous Three...
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.
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....
Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia. From the lavish production sets of the most popular...
Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive
Perfectionist, practical joker, and one of the all-time greatest exponents of jazz, Oscar Peterson is unlike any music legend that ever was or ever...
Tricks on the Dead
During the First World War, 85,000 Chinese labourers were secretly transported across Canada in locked CPR trains. They were on their way to the battlefields of Europe, where they...