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SISTERS IN ARMS is a one-hour documentary that tells the story of three remarkable women who have chosen the most difficult and dangerous military professions and are facing combat on the battle fronts of Afghanistan. Corporal Katie Hodges is a...
Directed by Beth Freeman
I Want a Woman follows the quest for love of four Russian immigrant men over the course of a year. Director Julia Ivanova gets up-close-and-personal with Denis, Alik, Boris, and Sasha, and discovers what these men really want in a woman. Exposing...
Directed by Julia Ivanova
On the Line (2011)
An eco-adventure documentary like no other. Follow Frank Wolf and Todd McGowan on a 2,400 km journey by foot, bike, raft and kayak as they seek to uncover the truth about a proposed 5.5 billion dollar oil pipeline.
Directed by Frank Wolf
A chorus of eccentric and endearing characters takes us through the rise and fall of an island in the Philippines and its sugarcane industry. Stunning images paint a portrait of a charming place struggling with its past and trying to move into the future.
Transfixed (2012)
What happens when two people are so unique, so different, that they break every possible convention? Transfixed tells the story of a highly unconventional romance. Martine Stonehouse and John Gelman are engaged and living with each other - and both...
Directed by Alon Kol
City Sonic (2009)
As the nexus of Canadian music, the city has been enriched by wave after wave of homegrown and international musicians. Its stages, streets and alleys resonate with the notorious jams, numbing heartaches, and lucky breaks that are the city’s musical DNA...
Directed by
Anita Doron
Peter Lynch
Bruce McDonald
Charles Officer
Rob Pilichowski
George Vale
Tiger Spirit (2008)
Millions of Korean families were separated from one another in the 1950s when war broke out between the Soviet-occupied North and the American-controlled South. For more than a generation, families have not been able to visit, speak on the phone or even...
Directed by Min Sook Lee
In the Wild West, strippers like Kitty travel from club to club, city to city, in search of big money - thousands of dollars a week. It's hard to give up, though Kitty, like many dancers, has to hide her profession from the world, even from her...
Directed by Lynn Booth
At 13, Gyasi Ferdinand was a sweet kid from Trinidad, living with his mom in suburban Toronto. By 17, everything had changed. Gyasi was pulling in up to $2000 a night selling crack cocaine in Regent Park, one of Toronto's roughest neighbourhoods. He...
Directed by Eric Geringas
Roadsworth (2008)
ART IS ALWAYS A RISK; Over a period of three years, the stencil artist Peter Gibson, aka Roadsworth, made his mark on Montreal in the early hours of the morning by launching a self-described attack on the streets. Armed with spray paint and handmade...
Directed by Alan Kohl
As the last companion of Molinari, Jo Légaré was a privileged witness of his final years. Listening to him speak of his life and his work, she came to realise she would one day make a film about him. On screen, Molinari brings to life his childhood, his...
Directed by Jo Légaré
Drawing upon the thinking and analyses of renowned intellectuals, this documentary sketches a portrait of neo-liberal ideology and examines the various mechanisms used to impose its dictates throughout the world. Neo-liberalism’s one-size-fits-all...
Filmmaker Arturo Perez Torres follows in the footsteps of two friends traveling on an extraordinary and extremely dangerous journey from Central America to North America. On their journey they encounter gangs and vigilantes as well as border patrol. But...
Inspired by Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (François Girard, 1993), in The "Socalled" Movie, director Garry Beitel draws together 18 short documentaries, each with its own visual language and approach. The subject that binds these...
Directed by Garry Beitel
Living with Kidney Failure is a film about the lived-experience of seven individuals of different ages, disease histories and cultural backgrounds. The stories of their dialysis-dependency highlight some of the quality-of-life issues faced by people...
Directed by Garry Beitel
The Whale (2011)
THE WHALE tells the true story of a young, wild killer whale -- an orca -- nicknamed Luna, who got separated from his family on the coast of British Columbia, in a long, narrow stretch of sea between mountains, a place called Nootka Sound. Orcas are...
Directed by
Michael Parfit
Forgetful Not Forgotten A documentary by Chris Wynn In 1999, at the young age of fifty-seven, my father became one of the nearly 100,000 Canadians diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Forgetful Not Forgotten is our family’s story. Having watched and...
Directed by Chris Wynn
Catch the Westbound Train is a short-form documentary highlighting the unique history of The Great Depression in Vancouver and the influx of transient men that arrived with it. Through archival materials and expert interviews this film offers an...
Directed by Sean Patrick Shaul
Breaking Ranks is a documentary about the plight of four U.S. soldiers seeking sanctuary in Canada as part of their resistance to the war in Iraq. The film documents their experiences as they try to exercise their consciences amidst profound emotional,...
Directed by Michelle Mason
Bret Hart, five times' champion of the World Wrestling Federation, sits in a hotel room - one day before the most important fight of his life. Sure, it's just professional wrestling, but this match is different. It will be Bret's last in...
Directed by Paul Jay
Spinsters (2001)
While the club scene grows, the number of female DJs does not. Through insightful interviews with DJs, producers and radio personalities, Spinsters delves into the ups and downs of being a woman in a scene that, while maintaining its underground position...
Directed by
Jackie Pelle
Arktika traces the ambitious and disasterous Soviet attempt to conquer a vast arctic region spanning half of the top of the world. Shouldering aside native hunters and herders, the Soviets built an industrial empire and moved two million people and a...
Directed by Gary Marcuse
A moving and disturbing portrait of the legacy of the nuclear arms race in Japan, the Marshall Islands, Tahiti, New Zealand and the planet. With contributions from world-renowned experts Noam Chomsky, Hans Blix, Arjun Makhijani, Douglas Roche and many...
Semisweet is a film that links stories of characters from across three continents who are connected solely by one simple thing: chocolate. It's a story told through the personal journeys and lives of extraordinary characters. And, although their...
Directed by MICHAEL ALLCOCK