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10-7 for Life

10-7 for Life

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520953

10-7 for Life is a funny, raw and occasionally violent chronicle of the last two weeks of Carol...

A Country Doctor

A Country Doctor

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524414

Kinmount, Ontario joined the growing number of rural communities across Canada without health care,...

A Love Affair with Politics: A Portrait of Marion Dewar

A Love Affair with Politics: A Portrait of Marion Dewar

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520461

This spirited documentary on one of Canada's most successful female politicians was filmed while...

A Web Not a Ladder

A Web Not a Ladder

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522600

Women are opening new businesses in Canada at three times the rate of men. In the process, they are...

A Writer in the Nuclear Age: A Conversation with Margaret Laurence

A Writer in the Nuclear Age: A Conversation with Margaret...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528654

In this short film, internationally acclaimed author Margaret Laurence passionately addresses...

Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Weston Woods WW2736

Based on the book by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Hyperion Books For Children)...

Adam's World

Adam's World

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522488

Intercut with illustrative stock footage, Adam's World present a short lecture by Elizabeth Dodson...

Adèle and the Ponies of Ardmore

Adèle and the Ponies of Ardmore

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525321

Raising Welsh ponies is more than just a career for Adèle Rockwell; it is a way of life. Steeped...

Al Capone: Icon

Al Capone: Icon

PBS Video 041742

Was Al Capone the quintessential self-made American man, a ruthless killer, or both? From his early...

Alex Trebek: W5

Alex Trebek: W5

CTV CTV797

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek opened up about his latest cancer treatment and his own mortality...

American Experience: Billy the Kid

American Experience: Billy the Kid

PBS Video 041487

On April 28, 1881, just days from being hanged for murder, 21-year-old Henry McCarty, alias Billy...

American Experience: Clinton (2 DVD Set)

American Experience: Clinton (2 DVD Set)

PBS Video 041488

In the tradition of American Experience's acclaimed Presidents series, Clinton provides an...

American Experience: Fidel Castro

American Experience: Fidel Castro

PBS Video 040555

Fidel Castro has survived U.S. hostility, an invasion, several CIA assassination attempts and an...

American Experience: Henry Ford

American Experience: Henry Ford

PBS Video 041613

HENRY FORD paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most...

American Experience: Houdini

American Experience: Houdini

PBS Video 041428

Wrapped in chains and encased in a crate, magician Harry Houdini was dropped into New York's icy...

American Experience: Jesse Owens

American Experience: Jesse Owens

PBS Video 041539

On August 2, 1936, when the 22-year-old son of a sharecropper entered the Olympic Stadium in...

American Experience: Lee & Grant: Generals of the Civil War

American Experience: Lee & Grant: Generals of the Civil War

PBS Video 041573

Step behind the battle lines with generals on both sides of the Civil War as AMERICAN EXPERIENCE...

American Experience: The Presidents (2012)

American Experience: The Presidents (2012)

PBS Video 041582

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE presents THE PRESIDENTS: eleven 20th century biographies that offer an intimate...

American Experience: Woodrow Wilson

American Experience: Woodrow Wilson

PBS Video 040541

A gifted orator, Woodrow Wilson was supremely confident before crowds, yet uneasy in small groups...

American Masters: Althea

American Masters: Althea

PBS Video 041824

Althea Gibson emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s...

American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered

American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered

PBS Video 041752

Bing Crosby was, without a doubt, the most popular and influential multi-media star of the first...

American Masters: Decoding Watson

American Masters: Decoding Watson

PBS Video 041919

It is impossible to overstate the importance of James Watson's contributions to science or the...

American Masters: Inventing David Geffen

American Masters: Inventing David Geffen

PBS Video 041651

David Geffen's far - reaching influence - as agent, manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and...

American Masters: Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

American Masters: Johnny Carson: King of Late Night

PBS Video 041550

Quite possibly the biggest star that television has ever produced, Johnny Carson was seen by more...

American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

PBS Video 041860

Distinctly referred to as "a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture," icon Maya Angelou...

American Masters: Philip Roth: Unmasked

American Masters: Philip Roth: Unmasked

PBS Video 041631

Explore the life of Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning novelist Philip Roth, often...

An Untidy Package

An Untidy Package

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528358

The 1992 cod fishing moratorium threw nearly 35,000 Newfoundlanders out of work. It was the biggest...

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have the Sky

PBS Video 041883

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky brings one of the 20th century's best-loved writers out...

Annette Funicello: Her Life with Multiple Sclerosis

Annette Funicello: Her Life with Multiple Sclerosis

CTV CTV560

Annette Funicello was the most popular 'Mouseketeer' on 'The Mickey Mouse Club' television show,...

Arthur Currie - Master of War: The Great War Tour

Arthur Currie - Master of War: The Great War Tour

Breakthrough Entertainment BTE164

General Sir Arthur Currie led the Canadian Corps to a series of spectacular victories hastening the...

Attention: Women at Work!

Attention: Women at Work!

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521973

In this documentary about women in non-traditional jobs, a hovercraft pilot, an architect and two...

Atwood and Family

Atwood and Family

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520468

Canadian author Margaret Atwood has achieved distinction internationally as both a poet and a...

Augusta

Augusta

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525863

This film is the portrait of an eighty-eight-year-old Secwépmec woman who lives alone in a log...

Ballerina

Ballerina

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522681

A film about Canadian ballet dancer Margaret Mercier. Prima ballerina of Les Grands Ballets...

Band-Aid

Band-Aid

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521035

In the remote Ojibway community of Whitedog, in northwestern Ontario, 911 is just a meaningless set...

Battle Tested: W5

Battle Tested: W5

CTV CTV680

W5's Kevin Newman sits down with new Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan about how his past in policing...

Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller...

Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller...

Weston Woods WW445

by Judy Taylor Full of examples of Beatrix Potter's exquisite water colours, rare family portraits...

Beyond the Sun

Beyond the Sun

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522317

Margaret Peterson is a retired painter, now living in Victoria, British Columbia, where this...

Bronwen & Yaffa (Moving Towards Tolerance)

Bronwen & Yaffa (Moving Towards Tolerance)

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525804

Against a vibrant soundtrack of punk and rap music, two extraordinary young women from Halifax...

Buffalo Bill's Wild West: American Experience

Buffalo Bill's Wild West: American Experience

PBS Video 041082

William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West -- one...

Buffy Sainte-Marie: A Multimedia Life

Buffy Sainte-Marie: A Multimedia Life

CineFocus CIN014

This inspiring biography chronicles the remarkable story of Aboriginal artist Buffy Sainte-Marie as...

By Woman's Hand

By Woman's Hand

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528399

In 1920, a group of young Montreal women artists formed the nucleus of what would later become...

C.W. Jefferys (24 Minute Version)

C.W. Jefferys (24 Minute Version)

CineFocus CIN021

C.W. Jefferys (1869-1951) was the first artist to take Canadian history and make it leap off the...

C.W. Jefferys (48 Minute Version)

C.W. Jefferys (48 Minute Version)

CineFocus CIN015

C.W. Jefferys (1869-1951) was the first artist to take Canadian history and make it leap off the...

Canada Vignettes: Lady Frances Simpson

Canada Vignettes: Lady Frances Simpson

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523586

An animated vignette on the journey of Lady Frances Simpson, with her piano, from England to Lower...

Canada Vignettes: Marine Biologist

Canada Vignettes: Marine Biologist

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528353

A short film based on the work of Dr. Diana Magor, Canadian marine biologist associated with the...

Canada Vignettes: Skier

Canada Vignettes: Skier

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526034

This vignette about skiier Kathy Kreiner leads up to and includes her Olympic Gold medal race at...

Canada Vignettes: The Novelist

Canada Vignettes: The Novelist

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525694

A vignette featuring Canadian novelist Margaret Laurence.Click here for Full Credits

Canada's 23rd Prime Minister: An Introduction to Justin Trudeau

Canada's 23rd Prime Minister: An Introduction to Justin Trudeau

McIntyre Media Inc. MCI088

Justin Trudeau was elected Canada's 23rd Prime Minister on October 19th 2015. He is the eldest...

Canada's First Woman MP

Canada's First Woman MP

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525174

On March 8, 1922, Agnes Campbell Macphail became Canada's first woman Member of Parliament. For the...

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