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Oil Calling (2013)
Oil Calling is a documentary about a new immigrant’s dream to work in Canada’s oil and gas industry. The documentary follows new immigrants as they train to work in Canada’s oil and gas industry. The film follows five new immigrants from Nigeria,...
Directed by Brandy Yanchyk
This documentary reveals how a small town music teacher makes the ground-breaking discovery about Beethoven's final and most complex piano sonata, Opus 111.
“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
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
5 days, 2 cultures, 1 beat. Capitalizing on the popularity of Hip Hop, Social Worker and longtime B-boy Stephen Leafloor has brought positive Hip Hop workshops to the north, this time to the remote Hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. While dancing to the...
On January 1, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army, made up of impoverished Mayan Indians from the state of Chiapas, took over five towns and 500 ranches in southern Mexico. The Government deployed its troops, and at least 145 people died in the...
Directed by Nettie Wild
Kas Lalani's flight touches down in Bombay. His cell phone is ringing off the hook. The CEO of a small British outsourcing firm, he is working hard to cash in on the global gold rush of telemarketing jobs from the West. For their efforts, they are...
The M-Word (2007)
CANADA'S MULTICULTURALISM: A Work In Progress. Canada is the first country in the world to have an official multiculturalism policy, which is now over three decades old. Most people think that multiculturalism is a well entrenched principle in...
Directed by Lalita Krishna
In My Parents’ Basement is an award-winning documentary that explores with sensitivity, humour and depth the stories of three adult children who have returned to their parents’ home to live. As we watch each of the subjects and their families grapple...
Directed by Maureen Judge
Power (1996)
When Hydro-Québec announced its intention to proceed with the enormous James Bay II hydroelectric project, the 15,000 Cree who live in the region decided to stand up to the giant utility. With unprecedented access to key figures like Cree leader Matthew...
Directed by Magnus Isacsson
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
The Calling (2004)
“The Calling” is comprised of rarely seen Olympic footage dating from 1936 onwards. This exhilarating, emotional film was created to explore what it “feels” like to participate in the Olympic Games. It was mixed in 10.1 surround sound for a custom built...
Directed by Paul Hart
Today’s elders lived through the difficult beginnings of community life, witnessed the coming of modern communications and air travel and participated in the creation of Nunavut. Now they are seeing the young people of Nunavut take their place in the...
Directed by David Poisey, Jolene Arreak, Linda Tucktoo, Martin Kreelak
Mammalian (2010)
Departing the arctic capital of Yellowknife with 40 days of food loaded into their canoe, Frank Wolf and Taku Hokoyama strike out on a 2,000 km journey through the largest wilderness area in North America. The region contains one of the highest...
Directed by Frank Wolf
The End of Suburbia explores the American way of life and its prospects as the planet approaches a critical era, as global demand for fossil fuels begins to outstrip supply. World Oil Peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels are upon us now, some...
Directed by Gregory Greene
October, 1995. The most important political event in recent Canadian history, the Quebec vote on sovereignty, is about to unfold. During the tense days leading up to the referendum for independence, 23 filmmakers from the NFB's English and French...
Directed by Stephane Drolet
Martyr Street (2006)
Martyr Street, Hebron is the only place in the West Bank where Jewish settlers live in the heart of a Palestinian city; it has long been known as a flashpoint. History Television commissioned a follow-up on the children of Martyr Street. It was a...
Directed by Shelley Saywell
TITLE: The Women’s Movement Continues: Grandmothers in Solidarity GENRE: Documentary, women. TIME: 20min LOGLINE: Canadian Grandmothers welcome African Grandmothers to Canada on a journey into solidarity to end HIV/AIDS in African communities....
Directed by Sarah Moffat
A revealing look at the outspoken, flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humour and insight, the film captures Hefner's fierce battles with the government, the religious right and militant feminists. Rare footage and compelling interviews...
Directed by Brigitte Berman
A preview from a compelling documentary chronicling a year in the life of two adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This deeply personal film features the filmmaker's son, Kail and another young man Daniel. Seven years after...
Directed by Karen O'Donnell
Can a woman have intelligence, happiness AND big boobs? Stacked Like Me reveals the world of women whose breast size defines their lives. Some are considering breast reductions. Others have discovered comfort and even power in their pneumatic pulchritude...
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Wal-Town (2006)
Six student activists. Thirty-six Canadian towns. One giant corporation. A daunting experiment in activism. A group of six university students, calling themselves Wal-Town, take to the Canadian highway over two summers. Armed with thousands of pamphlets...
Directed by Loaded Pictures
In 100 days - between April 6 and July 16, 1994 - an estimated 800,000 men, women and children were brutally killed in the obscure African country of Rwanda. The victims - many horrifically hacked to death with machetes - were Tutsi, and moderate Hutus...
Directed by Peter Raymont
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