Dec 22, 2014 | 13:33Q "Marco Polo" star Olivia Cheng Video
Q "Marco Polo" star Olivia Cheng Dec 22, 2014 | 13:33Guest host Tom Power talks to Canadian actress Olivia Cheng about her breakout role as Mei Lin in the new Netflix series, "Marco Polo". The upcoming 10-episode series dramatizes the famous Italian explorer's younger years in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century China. The journalist-turned-actress plays a royal concubine -- a role she didn't know she wanted until reading historical essays.
Dec 17, 2014 | 28:27Q Alanis Obomsawin brings "Trick or Treaty" to Studio Q Video
Q Alanis Obomsawin brings "Trick or Treaty" to Studio Q Dec 17, 2014 | 28:27Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin speaks with guest host Piya Chattopadhyay about her latest documentary, "Trick or Treaty". The film details the legacy of the James Bay Treaty, also known as Treaty 9, a controversial agreement between the government and First Nations in Ontario from 1905. Obomsawin discusses the challenges of bringing this story to the screen, and how she views her role as a filmmaker in the on-going struggle for indigenous rights.
Dec 15, 2014 | 19:32Q Alan Cumming brings "Not My Father's Son" to Studio Q Video
Q Alan Cumming brings "Not My Father's Son" to Studio Q Dec 15, 2014 | 19:32Tony-winning actor, Alan Cumming, opens about about his those dark days in his wrenching new memoir "Not My Father's Son". In it, he explains how his childhood traumas have shaped his life and art, and why he feels it important to share those experiences as an adult.
Dec 10, 2014 | 14:00Q Photographer Laurie Simmons Video
Q Photographer Laurie Simmons Dec 10, 2014 | 14:00American photographer and film artist Laurie Simmons joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss photography's ability to objectify people, particularly women, and how artifice can represent a heightened reality.