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  • CBC - The Passionate Eye - Episode - Diamond Queen Part 3
    has seen 12 Prime Ministers in her reign and The Diamond Queen looks at the special relationships she has had with them hearing from David Cameron Tony Blair and Sir John Major This episode also examines the Queen s role as head of state and follows her to the Middle East and the USA to assess the global impact of the royal family on British trade and international relations Even as a child Princess Elizabeth was not an ordinary young girl For her sixth birthday Princess Elizabeth was given a grand Wendy house by the people of Wales It has recently been restored and viewers are given a tour of this unique building by The Queen s granddaughter Princess Beatrice Episode 2 3 Episode 2 examines Queen Elizabeth s role in modernizing the monarchy including her influence on William and Kate s wedding from the guest list to Will s uniform Interviews with Princes William and Harry reveal how the Queen objected to Prince William s choice of what to wear on his wedding day and won The Diamond Queen presents a Monarch who has adapted to change whether it s by re inventing tradition opening Buckingham Palace making ceaseless public appearances or by simply bowing to the inevitable and paying tax And it highlights the Queen s care and respect for what she does and for the people she encounters while doing it Prince Andrew looks back at the challenges faced by the monarchy in the annus horribilis of 1992 and follows the Queen on her groundbreaking visit to the Republic of Ireland last May The documentary also looks back on the happy times Queen Elizabeth spent on the Royal Yacht Britannia and the sadness she so visibly exhibited when it was decommissioned Episode 3 3 BBC host Andrew

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeye/episode/diamond-queen-part-3.html (2013-06-03)
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  • American Savannah, The Perfect Lawn : The Nature of Things with David Suzuki : CBC-TV
    manicuring and decorating lawns have become iconic Then there s the quirky spectacular and often hilarious lawnmower races organized by the United States Lawnmower Racing Association Says one lawn mower racing enthusiast If you don t want to cut the grass then come on out and go fast No matter how blisteringly hot a climate is water dependent green carpets are sprouting up In Nevada for example there has been some controversy over whether or not grass is something that the region should live without In fact the South Nevada Water Authority has even begun encouraging residents to pull up their lawns they ll pay cash per square foot to see the lawn gone But they re competing with the sun belt lifestyle American Savannah takes viewers along on a wild and quirky ride into the world of one of America s longest standing obsessions the perfect lawn Unfortunately Nature will disappoint those who want perfect lawns They ll have to use a bunch of toxic products that affect the environment and people s health according to ecologist Michel Gaudet The greater the biodiversity the more it makes Nature strong the pursuit of perfection is a syndrome American Savannah is directed by Jean Francois Méan and Ian Lagarde Story Tools PRINT Text Size S M L XL REPORT TYPO SEND YOUR FEEDBACK E MAIL Rare wildlife unique perspectives cutting edge science and technology Canada s longest running documentary series the award winning The Nature of Things with David Suzuki cuts through the hype to bring you the latest stories from the frontlines of science and the environment Main Season Schedule Watch Online About the Show The Nature of Things on facebook Contact Us E Mail Newsletter For Producers Episode Features Facts There are about 190 thousand square kilometres of lawn

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/natureofthings/2009/americansavannah/ (2013-06-03)
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  • Geologic Journey II : The Nature of Things with David Suzuki : CBC-TV
    from the CBC Shop Teachers can order the series and educational package from CBC Learning Exploring rocks Be part of a journey of discovery SEE MORE ENTRIES Download Flash Player to view this content WATCH MORE VIDEO ONLINE FJORD 90TH PARALLEL UTSC Canadian Television Fund Webby Honoree Facebook Twitter CBC Global Footer CBC ca Aboriginal Books Contests Digital Archives Documentaries Kids Kids CBC Preschool Kids CBC Wonder World Music News

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/natureofthings/geologicjourney2/index.html (2013-06-03)
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  • cbc.ca - documentary - 13 families
    Presents A Proper Send Off Freddie Flintoff Goes Wild Northwords Michael Jackson s Secret Hollywood Food Inc Meet the Fokkens Gonzo The Life and Work of Dr Hunter S Thompson The September Issue Freedom from Famine The Norman Borlaugh Story Dragon Slayer My Brother the Islamist Calls From the Towers Windfall The Secrets of Scientology Mighty Ships The Cove The Phantoms of The French Shore Love Hate and Propaganda From Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means EMPz 4 Life The Sound of Mumbai A Very British Gangster Automorphosis El Huaso Woody Allen A Documentary Dolphin Boy Ghost Bird India on Four Wheels High Plains Doctor Great Minds of Design Hot Docs Friday Night When Dreams Take Flight Mighty Jerome Brooks The City of 100 Hellos Neverbloomers The Search for Grownuphood The Grey Lane Transgender Kids Gordon Sheppard or the Art of Dying Well At Night They Dance Race and Intelligence Addicted in Afghanistan Giving Voice Into the Arctic II The O Canada Project With Glowing Hearts Outrage The Nature of Inspiration Racing Around the World Alone Steep Slumming It With Kevin McLeod Shrink Rap 7 Days of Remembrance and Hope Miracles Pirate For the Sea Make Me White When We Were Boys 13 Families Friday May 31 at 8pm ET Visit the official site The shootings at Columbine High School on April 20th 1999 ended thirteen lives and shattered countless others But while the tragic events of that day were well documented the stories of the families who lost loved ones and struggled to build new lives have yet to be told Bound forever by unimaginable circumstances these thirteen families lived through the same tragedy yet each has dealt with the aftermath in their own way and each has a different story of how their lives have changed What happened

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/documentarychannel/feature-programs/13_families/ (2013-06-03)
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  • cbc.ca - documentary - tribe
    World Toughest Place to be a Canada Reads 2013 We Were Here Riding Giants Desert Riders Kumaré We Are Together After Life The Strange Science of Decay The World s Most Dangerous Roads Tribe Milk The Documentary Unraveled Alone in the Wild LENNONYC The Ghosts in Our Machine We Will Remember Them Music From the Big House Louis Theroux Presents A Proper Send Off Freddie Flintoff Goes Wild Northwords Michael Jackson s Secret Hollywood Food Inc Meet the Fokkens Gonzo The Life and Work of Dr Hunter S Thompson The September Issue Freedom from Famine The Norman Borlaugh Story Dragon Slayer My Brother the Islamist Calls From the Towers Windfall The Secrets of Scientology Mighty Ships The Cove The Phantoms of The French Shore Love Hate and Propaganda From Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means EMPz 4 Life The Sound of Mumbai A Very British Gangster Automorphosis El Huaso Woody Allen A Documentary Dolphin Boy Ghost Bird India on Four Wheels High Plains Doctor Great Minds of Design Hot Docs Friday Night When Dreams Take Flight Mighty Jerome Brooks The City of 100 Hellos Neverbloomers The Search for Grownuphood The Grey Lane Transgender Kids Gordon Sheppard or the Art of Dying Well At Night They Dance Race and Intelligence Addicted in Afghanistan Giving Voice Into the Arctic II The O Canada Project With Glowing Hearts Outrage The Nature of Inspiration Racing Around the World Alone Steep Slumming It With Kevin McLeod Shrink Rap 7 Days of Remembrance and Hope Miracles Pirate For the Sea Make Me White When We Were Boys Tribe Wednesdays at 9pm ET Presenter Bruce Parry visits a number of remote tribes in such locales as the Himalayas Ethiopia West Papua Gabon and Mongolia spending a month living and interacting with each society While there Parry adopts

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/documentarychannel/feature-programs/tribes/ (2013-06-03)
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  • CBC - The Passionate Eye - Episode - Michael Jackson & Madonna : Man behind their Moves
    and Madonna s best dance moves were created by one choreographer Now for the first time he shares his personal rehearsal videos private photos and favorite stories of working with the superstars The Man Behind the Throne offers a rare behind the scenes look at how hard pop music icons work to pull off their ground breaking dance performances Although millions of people have seen his work choreographer Vincent Paterson is barely known outside the music world I ve always appreciated and made the choice of being the man behind the throne he says I like being behind and whispering in their ear Paterson began his career as a dancer appearing in Michael Jackson s Thriller and Beat It videos He went on to direct and choreograph Jackson s Bad tour and Madonna s Blond Ambition tour The documentary follows Paterson as he tackles his next big challenge creating the spectacular new Viva Elvis show for Canada s renowned Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas He has responsibility for designing the show on one of the largest stages in the world requiring the biggest stage sets ever built With extraordinary access to music concert and rehearsal footage throughout his long career The Man Behind the Throne is a riveting and entertaining portrait of an amazing choreographer who changed modern dance single handedly The Man Behind the Throne was directed by Kersti Grunditz A Migma Film production AIR TIMES Network Day Times CBC News Network Saturday 10 PM ET PT CBC News Network Sunday 8 PM ET CBC News Network Sunday 10 PM ET PT SEARCH BY TAGS WATCH ONLINE Missed an episode You can now watch The Passionate Eye online any time you like See our episode list Please note that not all of our episodes are available online and

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeye/episode/man-behind-the-throne.html (2013-06-03)
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  • CBC - The Passionate Eye - Episode - About Face: The Real Lives of Supermodels
    until she saw her in a TV commercial Nowadays everybody wants their child to model she says adding Back in the day nobody wanted anybody to be a model China Machado says she was paid 100 a month when she started modeling in the early 1950s observing I was the highest paid model in Europe Photo Credit Timothy Greenfield Sanders all Others recall life in the 70s and 80s including wild parties with the likes of Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali when some models compensated for shyness and insecurity with cocaine After drugs entered the scene models assumed a harsher look and in some cases bore visible track marks on their arms The party slowed down with the arrival of AIDS which affected many in the fashion industry ABOUT FACE maps the ways the modeling business has changed and remained the same through the decades Older and wiser now the women speak openly about fears and challenges they wouldn t have voiced earlier in their careers As Paulina Porizkova observes self esteem was measured very differently than it is today What people called sexual harassment we called compliments she says When you get older you build something else in your core which goes beyond the physical because it has to says Marisa Berenson As Jerry Hall puts it Of course it s no fun getting old and sick and dying We all know that s coming and it s a bore she says Why shouldn t we be allowed to age When I turned 50 I felt a sense of achievement ABOUT FACE s look at beauty as a commodity and the pressures of overnight stardom is interwoven with a celebration of the reinvention that can come with aging Several models talk about the sense of freedom satisfaction and longevity

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeye/episode/about-face-the-real-live-of-super-models.html (2013-06-03)
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  • CBC -The Nature of Things with David Suzuki - - The Buffalo Wolves
    of years Wolf in Wood Buffalo National Park Wolves and Buffalo follows the fortunes of one pack of wolves the Delta Pack Will the pups survive their first year Will the packs alpha animals retain their pack position to breed again next year As they try to bring down the buffalo to keep themselves and their new pups alive what will the future hold for these ancient warriors Observing wolves in their natural environment is never easy but wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner has had more luck than most over the years More than 20 years ago he first went to Wood Buffalo Park and filmed an event between these two species that had not been seen for more than a hundred years wolves hunting buffalo Due to recent industrial energy developments in northern Canada Jeff is returning to learn more about their unique relationship and what the future holds for both wolves and buffalo Director Jeff Turner Read an interview Following these animals through the four seasons in this harsh northern him get even closer to these animals an aerial camera balloon and hidden remote cameras that can be disguised as animals or rocks or even buffalo dung With determination and sometimes a little humour Jeff will lead the audience on his journey as he tries to learn more about their unique relationship and what the future may hold for both wolves and buffalo Airtimes Network Day Times CBC TV Saturday 1 PM CBC TV Sunday 2 PM CBC Shop Shop for DVDs books T Shirts and other Nature of Things Merchandise Shop Now Now Available on iTunes NEW Purchase the Volume 3 Best Of collection of The Nature of Things episodes in HD on itunes Shop Now CBC Learning Educators can purchase many Nature of Things episodes and learning

    Original URL path: http://www.cbc.ca/natureofthings/episode/wolves-and-buffalo.html (2013-06-03)
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