Absolutely Quebec

Celebrating stories that matter to Quebec. Exploring the province's history, culture and talent. Six Saturdays on CBC Montreal. 

2016 will be available here. The 2015 Season was:

Hacking Montreal 

Hacking Montreal - (45:11)

Montreal is a global hub for 'hackathons,' weekend-long contests for innovating technology. CBC Montreal looks at how local infrastructure, healthcare, transportation and leisure are being improved by volunteer maverick thinkers. 

A City Is An Island

A City is an Island - (45:29)

A DIY, behind-the-scenes look at the linguistic divide in the music and lifestyles of Montreal musicians Mac DeMarco, Patrick Watson, Sean Nicholas Savage, Tim Hecker, Colin Stetson and many more. 
Aired Saturday, Aug 01, at 7 p.m. ET

Living on the Edge

Living on the Edge - (45:17)

Photographer and garlic farmer Joan Sullivan seeks to capture how people living along the rural coast of eastern Quebec adapt to major climate change events.
Aired Saturday, Aug 08, at 7 p.m. ET

Seth's Dominion

Seth's Dominion (45:21)

NFB's award-winning documentary profiling Canadian cartoonist Gregory Gallant, better known as Seth, creator of Palookaville.

Aired Saturday, Aug 22, at 7 p.m. ET

Okpik's Dream

Okpik's Dream - (45:14) 

A 60-year-old champion dog musher and amputee in Quaqtaq, Nunavik, prepares to race in the Ivakkak--a grueling, 600-kilometre Inuit sled dog race across the Quebec Arctic. 
Aired Saturday, Aug 29, at 7 p.m. ET 

One Weekend

One Weekend - (45:11)

Multiple generations of one family indulge over Labour Day weekend in a disappearing way of life--the cottage way of life. 
Aired Saturday, Sep 05, at 7 p.m. ET