THIS BEAT GOES ON and RISE UP: TWO REMARKABLE NEW DOCUMENTARIES CHRONICLE THE EXPLOSION OF CANADIAN POP MUSIC IN THE 1970s AND 1980s
AIRING OVER FOUR CONSECUTIVE THURSDAY EVENINGS ON CBC TELEVISION, BEGINNING THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT
Two remarkable, new, two-part documentaries, THIS BEAT GOES ON and RISE UP, chronicling the explosion of Canadian pop music in the 1970s and 1980s, will have their World Premiere on CBC Television over four consecutive Thursday evenings at 9:00 pm ET/PT, beginning August 27.
Apparently, it’s not such a small world after all
” While daily traffic in your neighbourhood probably suggests otherwise, there are areas of the world where populations are vanishing. Thus we have the four-part documentary series The Adventurers, part one of which debuts tonight on CBC’s The Nature of Things. The Adventurers will air on four consecutive Thursdays.” Read more.
Filmmaker John Curtin discusses his funny and insightful CTV documentary To Hell With Manners! The Decline of Civility, airing Sept. 20 at 7 pm. We chat about infuriating BlackBerry use and road rage and anonymous Internet commenters, among other examples, as well as the free hug movement and “Karmageddon,” the brainchild of the Join Me group that practices random acts of kindness.
UFO doc touches down
“More than 60 years after the first reported major UFO sighting, we’re still watching the skies. But it’s hard to miss the extraterrestrials populating our pop culture.” Read more.