Buffy Sainte-Marie, as one of the most influential Aboriginal figures in recent historic times, is undisputedly a gifted performer and songwriter, a role model, an innovator and a respected educator and activist. She has written hundreds of songs, scored numerous films, established educational initiatives across North America, was a regular on Sesame Street, pioneered in the early digital platforms both musically and visually, received a medal from Queen Elizabeth II and won an Academy Award. Yet, until now, there has never been a major written or visual documentation of this multi-faceted human being.
The fashion and clothing industry has developed into a system of “Fast Fashion”. Every year, 100 billion new items of clothing are produced. A third of them are never worn, and end up shredded, burnt, or in landfill. The fashion industry is also responsible for 10% of the global CO2 emissions. Things need to change, but how? Five future fashion pioneers work on making their industry future-proof. Their ‘fashion of the future’ stretches far beyond sustainability alone. They also force us to look at new notions of beauty and the role that clothing plays in our lives. These fashion innovators are showing ways to change and to lead us out of the deadlock.
The mission to turn Singapore into a global city of the arts is underway. This film presents an exclusive window into the evolution of the National Gallery Singapore. Over three years, follow the architects and artisans striving to create Singapore’s new cultural jewel, as well as the curators and conservators overseeing the masterpieces bound for its world class galleries.
Exceptional masterpieces from Caravaggio, Titian, Bosch and Van Eyck to Botticelli, Leonardo, Piero Della Francesca and Velasquez, this series reveals how great artists are not only extraordinary interpreters of art but also true narrators of their times.
A Life in Stages is the story of Des McAnuff, a man whose life and career has revolved around some of greatest venues and performers in theatre – an award-winning director, producer and playwright whose first stage was his high school audito- rium in Scarborough, Ontario.
Art in the City – Dubai Walls is a documentary about sixteen of the world’s greatest street artists armed with spray cans and stencils to conquer Dubai’s art scene. In just 20 days personalities like Ron English, D-Face and ROA turn a public shopping area into a never-seen-before open air gallery. The camera follows each one of them during preparation and realization of their murals with a vivid insight of the artists’ techniques and their ways of working.
A six-part series, All Things Paper is dedicated to “paper maestros” from Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Denmark, England, Scotland and America. These “paper maestros” are constantly redefining the traditional usage of the humble paper and taking it one step further with their ingenuity and amazing visions.