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Champions of the Wild: Pandas

Champions of the Wild: Pandas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522503

The giant panda is one of the most widely loved creatures in the world. Yet, with fewer than 1,000...

Champions of the Wild: Sharks

Champions of the Wild: Sharks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522036

Long feared as ferocious, the magnificent shark rarely takes a bite out of a human. Indeed, sharks...

China 2000 BC - The Rise and Fall of Dynasties in Ancient China

China 2000 BC - The Rise and Fall of Dynasties in Ancient China

National Film Board Of Canada NFB564200

China has many different peoples with widely different cultural backgrounds. In fact its populace...

China 2000 BC - Unearthing the Truth Behind a Myth: The Xia Dynasty

China 2000 BC - Unearthing the Truth Behind a Myth: The Xia...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB564199

The nation of China is more than 4000 years old, and recent discoveries are shedding new light on...

China Mission: The Chester Ronning Story

China Mission: The Chester Ronning Story

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526904

Chester Ronning was born in Francheng, China, in 1894, the son of Norwegian missionaries. Until his...

China: A Land Transformed

China: A Land Transformed

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524271

The orders from Mao Zedong were to bring the rampaging Haiho River under control. This absorbing...

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 1: Blood Was Flowing Like a River

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 1: Blood Was Flowing...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519913

The cornerstone of The Rwanda Series, this volume in three parts recounts a horrifying crime that...

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 2: We Were Cowards

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 2: We Were Cowards

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528165

The cornerstone of The Rwanda Series, this volume in three parts recounts a horrifying crime that...

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 3: We Feel Betrayed

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 3: We Feel Betrayed

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525328

The cornerstone of The Rwanda Series, this volume in three parts recounts a horrifying crime that...

Citizens4Earth - Episode 4: The Crowd & the Cloud Series

Citizens4Earth - Episode 4: The Crowd & the Cloud Series

Films Media Group 395028

Counting birds for more than 100 years generates data on a changing climate and there’s an app...

Courtship

Courtship

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521481

An entertaining look at courting customs around the world. Photographed in Sicily, India, Iran and...

Dashan - Ambassador to China's Funny Bone

Dashan - Ambassador to China's Funny Bone

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521643

Mark Rowswell may well be one of the most popular comedians Canada has ever produced. A virtual...

Dead in the Water

Dead in the Water

National Film Board Of Canada NFB537531

There's a problem with the world's water supply. One person in four doesn't have access to clean...

Distress Signals

Distress Signals

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522023

A global television revolution is underway. Who controls what audiences tune into? At the moment,...

Dragons of Crime: Climbing the Golden Mountain

Dragons of Crime: Climbing the Golden Mountain

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528037

The powerful story of the shocking spread of Asian organized crime from coastal China to Canada and...

Earthware

Earthware

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525384

This short, impressionistic film takes us to Nigeria, Japan, Mexico and India, where craftsmen...

Education Systems

Education Systems

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520770

This compilation includes: Project Impact: The Overview (28 min.) and Project Impact: The System...

Egypte

Egypte

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524122

Time-lapse photography combined with chanted music gives an impressionistic and highly moving view...

Eight Litres a Minute

Eight Litres a Minute

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522420

Eight Litres a Minute examines the serious problem of air pollution in many developing countries...

Element 3

Element 3

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527076

Made in 1965 to support UNESCO's campaign for water conservation, this film explores the beauty of...

Equatorial River

Equatorial River

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522531

The Mackenzie and Amazon valleys are 10 000 km apart and are ecologically distinct. Yet, in a...

Escaping from History

Escaping from History

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521304

Mexico City--the most polluted and fastest growing city on the planet--is a sobering foretaste of...

Everybody's Children

Everybody's Children

National Film Board Of Canada NFB546475

They arrive under age and alone, often traumatized and seeking asylum in a country completely alien...

Eye Witness No. 47

Eye Witness No. 47

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528252

Their Clinic's the World: Operating from Geneva, Switzerland, the World Health Organization brings...

Eye Witness No. 58

Eye Witness No. 58

National Film Board Of Canada NFB549827

Canadian Works with U.N.'s Problem Refugees: Dr. Robert Westwater, an Ottawa educator, helps UNESCO...

Facing Hunger: A Christian Response to Global Hunger

Facing Hunger: A Christian Response to Global Hunger

Refuge 31 Films R31000

Facing Hunger follows two families, each on another side of the world – one on the wheat fields...

Fair Trade

Fair Trade

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522988

Unlike market women in West Africa, the women of Tanzania are only just beginning to establish...

Fifty Miles from Poona

Fifty Miles from Poona

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523115

This film from the heart of India is a story of a rural Hindu family. The film evokes sympathy and...

Food

Food

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528767

An animated film, without commentary, produced by a guest filmmaker from India, Gopal K. Gokhale,...

For Man Must Work or The End of Work

For Man Must Work or The End of Work

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524423

The 20th century has seen the creation of colossal wealth and exploding economies. But the days of...

Four Families

Four Families

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520990

An on-the-spot comparison of family life in India, France, Japan and Canada. Dr. Margaret Mead...

Four Religions

Four Religions

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526555

The faith of one people is a mystery to another, an unknown road to a destination all men seek. In...

Four Women of Egypt

Four Women of Egypt

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519827

How do we get along with each other when our views collide? A timely question, and a universal one...

From Baghdad to Peace Country

From Baghdad to Peace Country

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522254

In 1999, a life-altering journey to Baghdad changed the focus of Canadian artist Deryk Houston's...

From the Shore

From the Shore

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526972

For centuries the men of the village of Shimoni, Kenya have gone fishing; the women have made...

FRONTLINE: American Terrorist

FRONTLINE: American Terrorist

PBS Video 041898

FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who played...

Gambit

Gambit

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519996

A young couple take a vacation in the Caribbean and become involved in drug smuggling with tragic...

Gateway to Asia

Gateway to Asia

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541207

With the distance between Canada and Russia, China and India cut by high-speed planes, new...

GeoCulture Series: Teaching Kids about the World

GeoCulture Series: Teaching Kids about the World

Film Ideas FI0045

This series inspires children to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a...

Grande Saline

Grande Saline

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528812

OXFAM-Québec sponsored a desalination project in the hard-pressed Haitian village of Grande...

Green Lawyer Aligning Her Work With her Values: Mumta Ito - The Green Interview Series

Green Lawyer Aligning Her Work With her Values: Mumta Ito - The...

Paper Tiger PT0073

This episode of the Green Interview features British lawyer Mumta Ito, who began her career as a...

Greening the Land

Greening the Land

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525497

Greening the Land investigates the impact of deforestation on people in Sudan and presents the case...

Hand of God, Hand of the Devil

Hand of God, Hand of the Devil

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527172

In April 1994, the international community sat by and watched while a million Tutsi men, women and...

Hanging On

Hanging On

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524314

The deplorable situation of peasants who try to subsist in the overexploited land of the...

Hinduism

Hinduism

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520644

In India, the home of most present adherents, this film traces the history of Hinduism, its...

Hue: A Matter of Colour

Hue: A Matter of Colour

National Film Board Of Canada NFB561195

Hue, by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin, is a personal, heartfelt investigation...

I Am an Old Tree

I Am an Old Tree

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521684

A picture of life in Cuba by a filmmaker who believes in getting into people's lives and letting...

Images for Export

Images for Export

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525630

A probing look at the war in El Salvador and North America's role in prolonging the conflict...

In Defence of the Amazon: Atossa Soltani - The Green Interview Series

In Defence of the Amazon: Atossa Soltani - The Green Interview...

Paper Tiger PT0077

This episode of the Green Interview features Atossa Soltani, the founder and Executive Director of...

In Praise of Hands

In Praise of Hands

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526115

A tribute to the craftsmen everywhere whose work adds colour and richness to life. Filmed in the...

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