From The Chronicle Herald:
Stories based on Fauset collection in production now, to be shown on CBC-TV
A new series on CBC-TV aims to “reveal, revise and reinterpret important forgotten stories” from African-Nova Scotian folklore.
Picture Plant Ltd. of Lunenburg began production on the four-part series Studio Black! at CBC’s Bell Road location in Halifax on Dec. 8.
The series is based on a collection of stories by Arthur Fauset, “who in 1923 travelled to Nova Scotia from Philadelphia, visiting many black communities, much like Dr. Helen Creighton,” a news release says. “He documented these stories and assembled them into a book published by the American Folklore Society in 1931.” Continue reading.