In the pre-dawn twilight of an Alaskan shore, a young Native woman reflects on the story of Ada Blackjack, the sole survivor of a disastrous 1921 Arctic expedition, and the loneliness she must have felt waiting for rescue through the months-long polar night.
Moritats are old folk songs about crimes and are typical of Central Europe. “Zela Trovke” is a moritat from Slovakia which the Holland Baroque Society has recovered to include in its Barbaric Beauty programme. Maite Larburu, the orchestra’s violinist, unveils the song's hidden secrets.
History with a bang! A documentary on metal detecting, a forgotten World War II battle, the finer points of Japanese grenades, and the Canadian soldiers shocked to find themselves fighting for their lives in the hills of Hong Kong.
Country: Hong Kong.
Language: English. Cantonese.
Warning: Some ...