Writing the Land – Part 1 (Rock)
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Writing the Land is an exploration of contemporary Canadian literature and the landscapes that continue to define it. Traveling across the country, we catch up with twelve of Canada’s most exciting and groundbreaking writers and storytellers, some of whom will be part of Canada’s official delegation to Germany in 2021.
Writing the Land is a four-part CBC/Radio-Canada and ZDF/ARTE co-production directed by Stephanie Weimar. The European version will be broadcast in Europe on ARTE/ZDF starting October 4, 2020 and the Canadian version will be broadcast next fall on CBC and ICI ARTV at the same time as the Frankfurt Book Fair 2021.
Authors/ArtistsAviaq Johnston, Catherine Hernandez, Catherine Leroux, Edem Awumey, Eden Robinson, Esi Edugyan, Ivan Coyote, Joshua Whitehead, Katherena Vermette, Madeleine Thien, Michael Winter, Uzma Jalaluddin
French, English, German
Indigenous, Women, Youth