A four-part documentary series BLK: An Origin Story, from Jennifer Holness (NSI Drama Prize, Telefilm – Canada Spark Plug Program, NSI Global Marketing) and Sudz Sutherland (NSI Totally Television), premieres on the HISTORY channel on February 26.
Produced through their company Hungry Eyes Media, BLK: An Origin Story consists of four 60-minute episodes revealing the deep historic impact of Black presence in Canada. Each episode transports viewers to a different Canadian location and provides chronologically significant insights into the outcomes of Black presence in the areas. Featured outposts include Nova Scotia, Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec.
BLK: An Origin Story acts as an immersive and informative chapter of Black Canadian history, elevating remarkable Black Canadians previously unacknowledged in mainstream social, academic and cultural circles, normalizing their unique stories as a matter of general record.
The series premieres on HISTORY starting February 26, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listing to watch.