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TVO puts the Spotlight on Cancer Awareness in April
TORONTO, March 12 /CNW/ - Join TVO in April for special documentaries and
current affairs programming that shine a light on a terrible disease.
Highlights include the documentary "At My Mother's Breast," a "View From Here"
presentation Wednesday, April 4 at 10 pm. Filmmaker Heather Watson-Burgess
tells the story of three generations of her family who have faced the disease
and wonders if she's next. The powerful four-hour, two-part "A Lion in the
House" follows five children with pediatric cancer over six years, sharing
triumphs and tragedies. It airs Sundays April 8 and 15 at 8 pm. And during the
week of April 9, "The Agenda with Steve Paikin" will present special reports
about cancer awareness at the beginning of each show.
Also in April, the "View From Here" presents the Juno-nominated
"Escarpment Blues," singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer's personal crusade to save
the environmentally fragile area around Mt. Nemo, the plateau near the
Burlington, Ontario where Harmer grew up.
On April 7 at 7 pm, "National Geographic" cameras capture the frontline
action in "Insect Wars," exploring the sometimes brutal battlefield tactics,
ingenious defensive strategies and struggles for power between insect empires.
Every Tuesday, at 1 pm TVO's new, exclusively online parenting show "Your
Voice" at TVOParents.com offers parents of school aged children live and
direct access to childhood development experts who are on hand to answer their
And on "Saturday Night at the Movies," Hollywood's take on success,
mental illness, and the justice system, as well as the work of director Frank
Capra, are some of the topics explored on "The Interviews."
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