"A portrait! What could be more simple and more complex,
more obvious and more profound." - Charles Baudelaire
My wife and I bought one of Stephen Gibbons-Barrett's paintings a few years back. I loved it so much that I wanted to know more about the man behind it. Here's a little preview.
Marilyn Mahoney, healthcare facilitator and pioneer with Fraser Health, on her work and upcoming retirement.
The main historian in her family, it was an honour to hear and film Margaret Beach recollect stories about her parents, husband, and children and grandchildren. A truly remarkable woman.
I asked the musician Boris Sichon if I could take a portrait of his family.
He played me one instead.
Filming one's own family is never easy. So many feelings, emotions and memories – it makes it difficult to be creative, technical and present all at the same time. Here's a little snippet from a few hours with my dear mom.
Mervin Fedorchuk, 81, on cancer, god and love.
Fraser Valley's Sharon Syrette on ways of enrolling youth to become engaged in their local history.
Victoria, BC. Canada
"Darrell thank you so much for doing this. This is such an awesome tribute to my mother and now everyone can see just how special she is. So many wise words. We are proud."
– Sandy Stewart-Chrest