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TORONTO, March 30 /CNW/ - In May, TVO takes a tour of one of the most
inspiring cemeteries in the world, follows the gentrification of a big city
flophouse and community landmark, and exposes the struggles of a mother trying
to get an education for her child.
On May 3 at 10 pm, the "Masterworks" presentation of "Forever" talks to
visitors at Père-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris who come to pay their respects to
the many famous artists entombed there such as Edith Piaf, Marcel Proust,
Frédéric Chopin and Jim Morrison.
On May 9 at 10 pm, in "The View From Here's" "Last Call at the Gladstone
Hotel," filmmakers Derreck Roemer and Neil Graham chronicle the sale and
restoration of Toronto's oldest working hotel over a five-year period and
capture the impact of this change on its former residents.
On May 16, in "The View From Here's" "My Different Life," filmmaker Karen
O'Donnell ("Odd Kid Out") explores the frustrations of Denise Difide, a single
mother trying to get the proper care for her three kids, two of whom cope with
a learning disability and the third with attention deficit hyperactivity
And on "Saturday Night at the Movies," the "Interviews" will talk to
Ambassador E.R. Braithwaite, the inspiration for "To Sir, With Love" starring
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