Under the heading 'Knowledge, Pass it on....' British Columbia's public educational media service, Knowledge, will now broadcast 24 hours a day. The new programming schedule will have a stronger focus on high quality, commercial-free documentaries and arts & culture programs from both Canada and around the world.
Among the documentary strands at Knowledge are:
STORYVILLE: Inspired by Nick Fraser's renowned BBC documentary strand, Storyville airs on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. with auteur point-of-view feature documentaries, one-of-a-kind stories from home and around the world. Among the titles broadcasted at Storyville are: Operation Filmmaker; Wild Blue Yonder; To See if I'm Smiling
MASTERS: Airing on Mondays at 9 p.m. this slot features inspiring portraits of masters of the arts from a variety of disciplines. This season highlights renowned talents in painting, sculpture, music and the written word.
SEASON OF THE CHILD: An in-depth look at issues affecting children's lives. From corporate influence in the classroom to autism, anorexia, bullying and more. A different topic is explored each week.
EAST IS EAST: Spotlight on the Asia Pacific on Wednesdays at 8 p.m., with a specific focus on the rapidly-changing nations of China and India.
RADIO CITY: The performing arts timeslot for music lovers. Opera, symphony and performance specials are on view every Wednesday evening at 9 p.m.
D&A: On Thursdays at 10 p.m. D&A takes a look at the DNA of Design and Architecture. This season includes titles like The Socialist, the Architect and the Twisted Tower; Frank Lloyd Wright & Vertical City.
ROUTE 66: Knowledge broadcast classics from the last 40 years of documentary filmmaking on Fridays at 10 p.m.
Knowledge is British Columbia's public educational media service providing the region with a trusted alternative for the commercial free exploration of life through television and the Internet. Knowledge acquires programming content locally, nationally, and internationally and collaborates with the independent television and new media production sector through partnerships, pre-licenses, and other means.
Knowledge is a not-for-profit organization operating on a commercial-free basis funded through a provincial grant from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development combined with self-generated revenues.
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