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PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: THE PORTER

Debuting on CBC and CBC Gem on Monday, February 21 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) Inspired by real events and set in the roar of the 1920s, THE PORTER (8×60) follows the journeys of an ensemble of characters who hustle, dream, cross borders and pursue their ambitions in the fight for liberation – on and …

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PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: Passing (2021)

It seems fitting that the lead up to the 100th year celebrations of the Harlem Renaissance (more accurately known as the Negro Renaissance–more on that soon on EP) begins with an adaptation of the one of defining novels of the period: Nella Larsen’s Passing. Published by Knopf in 1929, Larsen’s second and final novel follows …

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