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Ice Girls (2002)
In competitive figure skating, only the tough survive. 5:00 am practices. Ballet classes. Tutors. Weight training. Injuries. Dedication to a single cause since the time you could walk. Ice Girls is the story of three elite young figure skaters —...
Directed by Trish Dolman
Set at an idyllic music camp for emerging musicians in rural Ontario, A Drummer’s Dream focuses on a rare assembly of some of the most versatile drummers in the world, including Nasyr Abdul Al-Khabyyr, Dennis Chambers, Kenwood Dennard, Horacio “El-Negro...
Directed by John Walker
What does it mean to live on the edge of the country, but at the heart of art? This and other questions are explored in Pretend Not to See Me, a whimsical film about performance artist Colette Urban that reminds us to believe in ourselves. Life and...
Directed by Katherine Knight
A one-hour documentary about the crusade to save CKUA, Canada’s oldest non-profit broadcaster. Over the past 76 years CKUA has launched the careers of many talented announcers and musicians -- and fostered fiercely loyal fans. tells the CKUA story...
Directed by
Lisa Miller
Jajo's Secret (2009)
Filmmaker James Motluk traces his family history and discovers that his grandfather (Jajo) was one of thousands of Ukrainians put into camps by the Canadian government and forced to work as slave labour during the first world war.
Directed by James Motluk
A look at the Mike Harris years in Ontario featuring exclusive interviews with Jack Layton and John Kenneth Galbraith. Post production was funded by Michael Moore.
Directed by James Motluk
Enter the world of Chow Dong Hoy, a photographer with a rare vision of life in a frontier culture. C.D. Hoy moved from China to British Columbia at the turn of the century. This documentary chronicles his extraordinary life from Vancouver in 1902 to...
Directed by
Faith Moosang
At the peak of the summer season, Montreal’s renowned Coleman Lemieux Dance Company descends upon a quiet village in Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park with an artistic team of Canada’s finest solo dance artists to create a site specific work....
Directed by Anne Troake
Grenada: The Maroon Spirit was filmed on the island of Grenada in the eastern Caribbean in November 2004, two months after Hurricane Ivan "mashed up" the island. The film documents the massive destruction a class 3 hurricane can bring to a...
An insider’s look at the greenest homes in Canada, from strawbale to rammed earth, with eco-energy solar and wind power, even a geothermal retrofit. David Suzuki visits the ultimate sustainable house of Randy Bachman (of BTO rock and roll fame), then...
Directed by Paula Salvador
Please see http://www.charterofrights.ca/en/04_00_01 for links to the full streaming documentary and the Canadian New Media Award nominated website. FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS was produced in 11 languages. Each language version is unique. The documentary won...
FLATLY STACKED is a humorous yet poignant documentary that asks the question: How can a flat-chested woman find happiness in a world obsessed with big breasts? With personal stories, archives and hilarious animation, FLATLY STACKED lifts and enhances...
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This hour-long film takes the viewer on an extraordinary journey through each of the turning points of our life cycle. In a series of unique short films, fading in and out, our ten characters are captured through vignettes on their birthdays....
Directed by Karen MacKenna
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
“What is thy request? Even if it be half the kingdom you may have it” The Scroll of Esther (5:3) How much power do women have to change age-old religious and social structures? Will altering religious practices to allow fuller participation by women...
Directed by Francine Zuckerman
Mom's Home (2010)
Moms Home is a compassionate, humorous and tension-filled documentary about aging mothers and their grown daughters moving in together. The film telescopes in on mothers and daughters in the autumn of their relationship, still wrestling with all their...
Directed by Maureen Judge
The name "Tim Horton" dots the Canadian landscape. But few know the tragic and tangled story behind the hockey icon who founded on of Canada's most successful donut chains. What begins as a fairy tale got lost in bad luck and bad...
Directed by Daniel Gelfant
Bigfoot’s Reflection is a modern psychological and ecological exploration of the giant ape-man legend of North America from the perspective of those who choose to study it and guard its wild habitat. The hour long POV documentary examines the struggles...
A behind the scenes look at conservation in Africa.
Murphy's Law (2008)
A young filmmaker turns a brutally honest lens on his fractured family in this raw and poignant portrait. Emotionally revealing, funny and loving, this insider look at a father's struggle to keep his family together after a tragedy blows their lives...
Directed by Chris Murphy
My Toxic Baby (2009)
From feeding and fussing to poo-poos and boo-boos, new moms and dads have enough to worry about. But with heightened awareness of health risks posed by chemicals used in everyday products, modern parenting is fast becoming a decision-making minefield....
Directed by Min Sook Lee
A feature documentary in HD about a young Chinese-American author's journey into the darkest reaches of humanity as she researched and wrote her best selling book ‘The Rape of Nanking’. Iris Chang's harrowing experience and dogged determination...
Directed by
Bill Spahick
Homefront (2007)
A one-hour documentary about the heroes behind the heroes. Homefront records the experience of the spouses, children, parents, and families of Canadian soldiers steadfastly waiting at home as our military engages in its most dangerous mission since the...
Directed by Ava Karvonen
Diabetes has been called the Silent Killer of the 21st century. Are some ethnic groups predisposed to this condition? This moving personal documentary takes us on a journey through the lives of four people who come to terms with their condition. John...
Directed by Lalita Krishna