LEGACIES – The Nature of David Suzuki
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021
Pacific 5:30 PM | Mountain 6:30 PM | Central 7:30 PM | Eastern 8:30 PM
To mark the eve of United Nations Human Rights Day, we look back over 20 years to this documentary of David Suzuki, award-winning geneticist, best-selling author, celebrated lecturer, environmentalist and controversial iconoclast. Host of The Nature of Things," TV's longest-running science series at 61 seasons, Suzuki has been bringing science to millions of people around the world since 1960.
This documentary is a personal journey through Suzuki's life. It explores his childhood in a World War II internment camp and examines the price of his current fame. The portrait that emerges reveals a man who is an honest and insightful critic of his own character - who is not afraid to challenge his own assumptions and conditioning.
Meet members of the Human Rights Committee who will offer their reflections on the impact of this preeminent member of the Japanese Canadian community. We hope you will join us.
Lynn Deutscher Kobayashi, Chair, NAJC Human Rights Committee
Judy Hanazawa, Vancouver
Connor Hasegawa, Montreal
Kevin Higa, Edmonton
Mariko Kage, Lillooet
Pauline Kajiura, Hamilton
Jennifer Matsunaga, Ottawa
Maryka Omatsu, Toronto/Vancouver
April Sora, Saskatoon
Fumi Torigai, Whitehorse
Program length 1 hour 15 minutes
The Nature of David Suzuki 1998 (45 minutes)
Director: Peter Davis | Harvey McKinnon Productions