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Shadow Chasers

Shadow Chasers

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527089

Solar eclipses, among nature's more spectacular phenomena, have always fascinated us. For some...

Shake Hands with the Devil

Shake Hands with the Devil

National Film Board Of Canada NFB530768

Follow the searing, emotional journey of Canadian Lt-General Roméo Dallaire, who commanded the UN...

Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521395

Desertification is the process where grasslands turn into deserts. This film explains many causes...

Shipbreakers

Shipbreakers

National Film Board Of Canada NFB533096

As visually mesmerizing as it is compelling, Shipbreakers takes the viewer into the heart of...

Shock Waves

Shock Waves

National Film Board Of Canada NFB544165

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, murder, rape, armed conflict and the looting of civilians by...

Sitting on a Volcano

Sitting on a Volcano

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522463

Only fifty years after the Holocaust, the world has allowed another genocide to take place, this...

Sons of Haji Omar

Sons of Haji Omar

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520809

Portrait of a vanishing way of life. We join a group of Pashtoon nomads as they lead their flocks...

Spirit of Tibet: Journey to Enlightenment, The Life and World of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Spirit of Tibet: Journey to Enlightenment, The Life and World of...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527235

The Spirit of Tibet is an intimate glimpse into the life and world of one of Tibet's most revered...

Springboard to the Sun

Springboard to the Sun

National Film Board Of Canada NFB548931

At the 4th Pan-American Games at São Paulo, Brazil, gymnastic teams from North, South and Central...

Story of a Beautiful Country

Story of a Beautiful Country

National Film Board Of Canada NFB530079

Story of a Beautiful Country is the journey of Khalo Matabane, a young Black filmmaker in search of...

Stronger Than Bullets

Stronger Than Bullets

Indiecan Entertainment Inc. ICE033

In 1985, Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi outlawed music instruments, and ordered them hurled into...

Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square

Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520988

Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square is a visual autobiography of an artist who grew up in China during...

Tales of Sand and Snow

Tales of Sand and Snow

National Film Board Of Canada NFB534463

Having recently immigrated to Montreal, Burkinabe director Hyacinthe Combary explores his roots in...

Targeting Terror: Global Issues Series

Targeting Terror: Global Issues Series

Films Media Group 393818

The war on terror requires greater cooperation among countries and a deeper understanding of...

Targets: Reporters in Iraq

Targets: Reporters in Iraq

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541430

Since 2004, the war in Iraq has become impossibly dangerous for journalists. Few remain there and...

That's the Price

That's the Price

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524110

Two points of view concerning what the infusion of industrial capital meant to two dying coal towns...

The Body Parts Business

The Body Parts Business

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526083

This film follows Bruce Harris, international children's rights activist, as he investigates the...

The Bomb Under the World

The Bomb Under the World

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528653

An ornately decorated elephant leads a parade through an Indian village. A religious holiday? No, a...

The Bright Land

The Bright Land

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520298

This tour of the islands in the West Indies Federation looks at the various resources of the...

The Chocolate Farmer

The Chocolate Farmer

National Film Board Of Canada NFB554885

“Without the land, we will cease to exist.” In an unspoiled corner of southern Belize, cacao...

The Coca-Cola Case

The Coca-Cola Case

National Film Board Of Canada NFB550456

Columbia is the trade union murder capital of the world. Since 2002, more than 470 workers’...

The Deadly Game of Nations

The Deadly Game of Nations

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522898

To explain the link between war and nationalism, The Deadly Game of Nations focuses on the Middle...

The Devil's Dream

The Devil's Dream

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523332

Combining lyricism, realism and irony, The Devil's Dream explores the soul of the paradoxical...

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522932

Filmed in Canada, the United States and Mexico over a three-year period, this provocative...

The First Emperor of China

The First Emperor of China

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525635

The story of Qin Shihuang, who conquered six powerful warring states to unify the vast territory of...

The First Emperor of China

The First Emperor of China

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525634

The story of Qin Shihuang, who conquered six powerful warring states to unify the vast territory of...

The Forbidden Land

The Forbidden Land

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524876

The Forbidden Land examines the growing divisions within the Catholic Church in Brazil. The...

The Gift

The Gift

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527044

Ever since it was first nurtured from a grass by the Maya, corn has held a sacred place in the...

The Gods of Our Fathers

The Gods of Our Fathers

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527037

'Human nature' is not fixed. We can, and do, reshape ourselves every time we change our culture...

The Head Men

The Head Men

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519972

Comparisons of three men of authority in three widely separated parts of the world. In Tupi...

The Hour of Independence

The Hour of Independence

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520422

From the French-speaking lands of Africa, a film-study of decolonization and the effect it may...

The India Trip

The India Trip

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522663

Pondicherry, an ancient city near the Southern tip of India, was for several centuries an outpost...

The Inner Man

The Inner Man

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523998

Comparisons of the character and temperament of the Greek, the Canadian, and the Thai, as seen...

The Land: A New Priority

The Land: A New Priority

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521829

This documentary concerns the struggle of rural people in the Third World. The film takes us into...

The Lost Pharaoh: The Search for Akhenaten

The Lost Pharaoh: The Search for Akhenaten

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524583

This documentary tells the fascinating story of an ancient pharaoh who was almost lost to history,...

The Man Who Discovered America

The Man Who Discovered America

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525703

By the time Norwegian explorer Helge Ingstad uncovered the remains of a Viking settlement at l'Anse...

The People Between

The People Between

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525231

A film about China and its people, caught between Chieng Kai Shek, with his nationalists, and Mao...

The Streets of Saigon

The Streets of Saigon

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522212

A film about the people of Saigon as seen through the experiences of three young American...

The Sun and the Night

The Sun and the Night

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527305

There are ten million people in refugee camps throughout the Third World. These anonymous victims...

The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522619

A look at the role of the Canadian contingent of the United Nations Emergency Force in maintaining...

The Third Heaven

The Third Heaven

National Film Board Of Canada NFB539536

The massive immigration of Hong Kong Chinese has reshaped the face of Vancouver. The Third Heaven...

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Way of Life

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Way of Life

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523935

This two-part series explores ancient teachings on death and dying. It was filmed over a four-month...

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation

The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524066

The Tibetan Book of the Dead is a two-part series that explores ancient teachings on death and...

The Tree That Remembers

The Tree That Remembers

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523681

In 1992 a young Iranian student hanged himself on the outskirts of a small Ontario town. Having...

The Tribal Mind

The Tribal Mind

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526001

South Africa isn't the only society where racial and tribal identity have profoundly marked the way...

The Universal Clock - The Resistance of Peter Watkins

The Universal Clock - The Resistance of Peter Watkins

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522223

In this age of infotainment, documentaries are very much in vogue with television audiences seeking...

The War on Want

The War on Want

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526084

Canada's role as a world citizen, participating through the Colombo Plan and UNESCO in a program of...

The War on Want

The War on Want

National Film Board Of Canada NFB569942

Canada's role as a world citizen, participating through the Colombo Plan and UNESCO in a program of...

The Water Bearer

The Water Bearer

National Film Board Of Canada NFB542158

The quest for fresh water leads Indonesians of Catholic and Muslim descent to work together, along...

The Woman Who Joined the Taliban

The Woman Who Joined the Taliban

Matter of Fact Media MFM002

Beverley Giesbrecht was a publishing executive and devout Christian living near Vancouver when the...

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