TLN Media Group takes great pride in its longstanding tradition of creating unique top quality multicultural programs for all Canadians that showcase and connect communities with the passions that make their cultures unique.
Cocinando con la Abuela
Premieres Sat June 5 | 11:30A
The best recipes are usually handed down from one generation to the next. In this 4-part series intended for young Hispanic audiences, Abuelas (or ‘grandmothers’) reveal to aspiring young Latino chefs, their secret traditional recipes. As the dishes come to life, between the mixing, blending and food preparation, young viewers will learn about the culture, history and personal stories connected to each recipe.
Carmen, La Hija Revolucionaria
Premieres Sat June 5 | 7:00P
Six-year-old Carmen Aguirre fled to Canada with her family following General Augusto Pinochet’s violent 1973 coup in Chile. Five years later, when her mother and stepfather returned to South America as Chilean resistance members, Carmen and her sister went with them, quickly assuming double lives of their own.
Mi Nombre es Ripley
Premieres Sun June 6 | 7:00A
Follow the adventures of Ripley, a curious and fun-loving nomadic French bulldog who finds herself learning simple Spanish words as she interacts with characters she meets throughout her day. Young viewers will explore the world through the eyes of a puppy in this preschool series.
Julian: Inmigrante, Artista, Activista
Premieres Sat June 12 | 7:00P
Julian is a Colombian-born Canadian, a filmmaker, and a musician. We follow Julian through a week in his life, working at his job at the Air Canada Centre, and volunteering his time to help others as he faces the challenges associated with living with Down syndrome. Julian’s story sheds light on people living with intellectual challenges in Canada.
180 Grados al Norte
Sat, June 19 | 7:00p
Enrique spends time in Mexico and Canada, where he explores the long process of self-discovery, the social attitudes he faced as a gay man, and his relationship with his mother, which still looms over Enrique’s understanding of his place in the world.
Una Mañana Cualquiera
Sat June 26 | 7:00P
This one-hour drama in Spanish features a man who has decided to end his life and the distractions and interruptions delaying his demise.