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 â€œreveal, revise and reinterpret important forgotten storiesâ€ from African-Nova Scotian folklore.
Picture Plant Ltd. of Lunenburg began production on the four-part series Studio Black! at CBCâ€™s Bell Road location in Halifax on Dec. 8.
The series is based on a collection of stories by Arthur Fauset, â€œwho in 1923 travelled to Nova Scotia from Philadelphia, visiting many black communities, much like Dr. Helen Creighton,â€ a news release says. â€œHe documented these stories and assembled them into a book published by the American Folklore Society in 1931.â€ Continue reading.Â
One thought on “Forgotten African-Nova Scotia stories the focus of CBC’s new Studio Black”
This is a good direction for CBC. As a public broadcaster it has a duty to tell stories of people and places throughout Canada.
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