Watch Absolutely Canadian independent docs from Newfoundland and Labrador
Locally produced documentaries will premiere this season on CBC TV and CBC Gem
Four new docs, produced in Newfoundland and Labrador, will be streamed on CBC Gem. You can also watch their television premieres on CBC TV Saturdays - Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 18, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 - at 8:30 p.m. Episodes will be uploaded to CBC Gem the day before. Previous seasons are also available on CBC Gem.
Absolutely Canadian is a national one-hour series showcasing documentaries and performance programs that tell unique stories from communities across Canada. All programs are produced locally and highlight the works of independent filmmakers in each region.
CBC works closely with independent filmmakers throughout the region to produce this series.
Here is the lineup of new documentaries:
September 11 at 7:30 p.m. - Me, Mom & Covid: A Year Later
September 18 at 8:30 p.m. - Rendezvous With Destiny, Arrow Air Flight 1285 Remembered
September 25 at 8:30 p.m. - Silicon Island
October 2 at 8:30 p.m. - Set In Motion
This film follows three women in Newfoundland and Labrador's mobile workforce and asks how acknowledging the diversity of that workforce would make lives better. Director Lian Morrison