Arc­tic With Bruce Parry (Ep 1)

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(bbC Knowl­edge, Hyp­pTV Ch 501, 12.55pm) award-win­ning doc­u­men­tar­ian, au­thor and for­mer royal Marines com­mando bruce Parry presents the first of his five-part doc­u­men­tary se­ries on the wilder­ness of the arc­tic where he ex­plores the dra­matic changes ex­pe­ri­enced by its peo­ple. In this episode, bruce dis­cov­ers Siberia dur­ing the sum­mer sol­stice with its end­less day­light and amaz­ing fes­ti­vals. While search­ing for the an­cient shamanic re­li­gion in the wild north­ern lands, he meets the Sakha horse peo­ple and eveny rein­deer herders in the Verkhoy­ansk Moun­tains. There he dis­cov­ers the chal­lenges faced by the peo­ple of a post-Soviet arc­tic. to 300 Man­dalay bay em­ploy­ees and con­vince them why one of them should be the im­age of their brand. Who will sway the judges and come out on top? bud­dhist Su­tras. Their adventures bring them into strug­gles against un­worldly crea­tures and nu­mer­ous other dan­gers as they strive to find the Scrip­tures of bud­dha. Star­ring nie yuan, Wu yue, Zang Jin­sheng and elvis Tsui.

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