Interrupt This Program

Art in a chaotic world: Watch Canadian Screen Award-nominated Interrupt This Program Season 1 now

Exploring art as political protest, as a means of survival, as an agent of change, as a display of courage and delight.

Season 2 starts February 5th and takes you to Moscow, Lagos, Jerusalem, Havana and Manila

Moscow. Jerusalem. Lagos. Havana. Manila. Cities under pressure. Artists fighting back. The International Emmy-nominated series Interrupt This Program returns to CBC February 5th. 2:09

Art as political protest, as a means of survival, as an agent of change, as a display of courage and delight. Interrupt This Program explores the art scenes in cities under pressure.

CBC Arts, Noble Television, and Story Park are honoured to have Season 1 of Interrupt This Program nominated for three Canadian Screen Awards — best biography or arts documentary program or series, best picture editing in a documentary program or series (Geoff Klein for the Medellín episode) and best direction in a documentary or factual series (Olivier Aghaby for the Beirut episode).

Watch a glimpse of Season 2 above, and the full CSA-nominated Beirut and Medellín episodes from Season 1 below. Season 2 starts February 5th at 9PM (9:30NT) on CBC.

WATCH NOW: Beirut — Art as a new narrative

In a city under pressure, where conflict can break out at any moment, a new generation of artists is rising above Beirut's bullet-holed past.

WATCH NOW: Medellín — Art as remembrance

In Colombia's city of Medellin a rapper, a musician, a filmmaker and an urban planner take us on a tour of their city currently experiencing a cultural renaissance.


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