DVDs available from SeaBright Production

SeaBright has established itself as the major course of entertaining and informative films sealing with Cape Breton music and other Celtic music and culture. SeaBright had released 11 productions on VHS and DVD, many of which have been nationally broadcast on TV in Canada.

The following are available from SeaBright Productions

LATEST RELEASES

You CAN Do It DVD
You CAN Do It!
You CAN Do It!

You CAN Do It! tells the incredible story of The Antigonish Movement, its beginnings, its early successes and its enduring legacy. Through the use of archival film and inspirational contemporary stories of international development, this documentary introduces the viewer to the reality of life in rural Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in the 1920's and 1930's and with contemporary life in rural Ethiopia. The similarities are striking. People on the margins of society face the same problems regardless of time, location, culture or political system.

Cape Breton Island DVD
Cape Breton
Island
This video looks beyond the conventional tourism image, to present a more traditional, spontaneous and intimate picture. Some of the best known Celtic musicians are here as well as some hidden treasures. The Acadians, Irish and Micmac add to this diverse portrait of a unique island.

Highlights Include:
  • A dynamic set of jigs by Natalie MacMaster
  • Cape Breton scenery, all the seasons
  • From the archives: A great session of tunes and dancing with Buddy and Natalie MacMaster, Ashley MacIsaac and Jackie Dunn.
  • Reading by Alistair MacLeod from his short story "The Tuning of Perfection"
  • Visit and some tunes with the "Queen of the C.B. violin" Theresa MacLellan.
  • Micmac poet Rita Joe reads her poems. Cheticamp's Doreyman Tavern.
  • Tunes by Howie MacDonald, Alex Francis MacKay, Stephanie Wills, etc.
  • And much more . . . . .
A Man You Don't Meet Everyday DVD
A Man You Don't
Meet Everyday
The DVD: Follow Hector to the beautiful Codroy Valley for some great singing sessions with his Uncle Jerome Downey a well known tradition bearer of many unique Newfoundland folk songs. It's an entertaining story of a special bond between two outstanding traditional singers. "Men You Don't Meet Every Day"

The CD: Finally, a long awaited CD from the talented N.S. singer Hector MacIsaac. One of the finest interpreters of the rich Maritime Celtic song tradition, Hector breathes fresh life into songs inspired by his Irish Uncle Jerome.
A Family Tradition DVD
A Family
Tradition
Cape Breton Island's ambassador of step dancing, Mary Janet MacDonald has been dancing and teaching her way all over north America and Scotland for years. Her love of dance, knowledge of the tradition and warm outgoing personality have made her Cape Breton's favorite stepdance instructor.

This is a step by step instructional tape for beginner to advanced dancers. Besides showing most of the traditional steps seen throughout Cape Breton, the tape contains a couple of special features including, by popular demand, complete instructions and demonstration of the Inverness square set.

Included is a short interview with Mary Janet in which she talks about the stepdancing in Cape Breton, and how it has always been her family's tradition. The interview is illustrated with footage shot in Cape Breton and Scotland, including an uncut performance by Mary Janet and her family, shot during the Celtic Color's Dancer's Dream Concert.

Cabot Trail DVD
Cabot Trail
All the wonderful scenery & Celtic music of Cape Bretons magnificent trail. Travel around the trail to all the sights, interesting characters, musicians and adventures, whales, moose, fiddlers, Acadian singing and J.P.Cormier.

Tour around the Highlands National Park, canoe down the Margaree River, a fiddle session in the Doreyman Pub, Bird Island, a fiddle and whale boat tour, & much more.

Buddy MacMaster DVD
Best of
Buddy MacMaster
Two great productions in one DVD:

"In Concert" all the great Buddy tunes plus sessions in the Red Shoe, duets with Natalie MacMaster & Sean McGuire.

"The Master of the C.B. Fiddle" The classic documentary profile that follows Buddy from the Glencoe dance & a set with his niece Natalie, to the Isle of Skye, where he teaches with Alasdair Fraser. As seen on National CBC TV

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