Described as our “our Van Gogh”, Thomson's expressive and vibrant paintings of the northern landscape have become iconic representations of Canada. What is it about his life, art and death that haunts us still? Filmmakers Peter Raymont and Michele Hozer unravel the mysteries of this brilliant, beloved artist.
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Guggenheim and the Baroness
We know the Guggenheim Museum, but we do not know the story behind it - the story of its founding director: Hilla Rebay. Why have we never heard of her before?
A unique population of mountain goats live where few other creatures dare, along the vertical walls of Canada’s "Grand Canyon" in northwestern BC.
Off the east coast of Africa is an island unlike any other, where a diversity of life evolved in splendid isolation. Madagascar is a land of huge baobab trees and spiny desert shrubs, of...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Spring & Arnaud
Art, love and mortality are explored through the lives and work of artists Spring Hurlbut and Arnaud Maggs. Visually beautiful and deeply intimate, the film immerses viewers in a world...