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Knowledge Network Accessibility Pilot

Knowledge Network, BC's public broadcaster, is starting the process of improving our streaming service's digital accessibility so that more British Columbians and Canadians alike can enjoy our trusted stories.

We've developed this pilot project to learn more about digital accessibility for video content platforms. We welcome you to explore this page and its video content and invite you to share your experience with it by using our Accessibility Pilot Project Feedback Form.

We are grateful for your time to help us improve our service.

Please note the video content on this pilot project is available in Canada for free and may include accessibility features such as captioning and described video. Some of the programs contain mature subject matter and coarse language. Viewer discretion is advised.

Available Programs

John & Joe Bishop: Life After Deaf

60-minute documentary film

When comedian John Bishop’s son develops progressive hearing loss, the comedian sets a goal to deliver an entirely signed stand-up comedy routine.

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A middle-aged man with a blue jean shirt and younger man with a beige hoodie pose side by side with smiles for the camera.

John & Joe Bishop: Life After Deaf - Stand-Up Special

30-minute comedic stand up special

In support of his son, who has progressive hearing loss, comedian John Bishop delivers a signed stand-up comedy routine to a deaf audience.

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A man walks on stage with his hand up saying hello to an unseen audience. BSL comedy night appears on a wall behind the stage.

The Adaptive Athlete

13-minute documentary film

Paralyzed from the waist down, athlete Leo Sammarelli attempts to become the first person to climb Vancouver's gruelling Grouse Grind on his hands.

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A young man sits on a forest hiking trail while wearing athletic clothing including black gloves and knee protection.

Ellie Simmonds: A World Without Dwarfism?

60-minute documentary film

British Paralympian Ellie Simmonds investigates a controversial drug that could bring an end to dwarfism, while asking wider questions about the relationship between science, diversity and disability.

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Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, who has dwarfism, stands on a palm tree lined boulevard facing the camera with a big smile.

Jaimen Hudson: From Sky to Sea

90-minute documentary film

Jaimen Hudson's breathtaking aerial whale and dolphin photos are viewed by millions online. Quadriplegic for 12 years, he takes on the biggest challenge of his life by attempting to scuba dive again.

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Jaimen Hudson poses on a white-sand beach in his wheelchair wearing a wetsuit. A turquoise sea glistens in the background.

Blind Love

55-minute documentary film

Diving into the dating game, single blind millennials are on a mission to be recognized for who they are and find true love. But is dating different when you're blind?

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A visually impaired man wearing a red shirt accompanies a woman with a white tank top. The man has a slight smile.

Drunk on Too Much Life

75-minute documentary film

Filmmaker Michelle Melles follows her daughter's journey from the confines of psych wards and diagnostic labels towards an expansive world of creativity, connection and greater meaning.

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A blonde woman with glasses presses her cheek onto a tree trunk. The title Drunk on Too Much Life appears on the image.