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'round and 'round

'round and 'round

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525461

When Alex Lawson, minister, came to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he recognized the need for a family...

(Dis)placed: Indigenous Youth and the Child Welfare System

(Dis)placed: Indigenous Youth and the Child Welfare System

Melissa Brittain 210000

Canada’s colonial practice of forcibly removing Indigenous children from their families did not...

1,500,000 of Us

1,500,000 of Us

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520507

This documentary looks at post-war immigration from Europe, and at the varying amounts of ease and...

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...

20 Years Later ...

20 Years Later ...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526736

Moroccan independence from France, and Arab nationalism encouraged by Israel's existence as a...

21-87

21-87

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524281

A wry commentary on machine-dominated man, the man to whom nothing matters, who waits for chance to...

48 Hours: Lessons from Vancouver in Canada's Opioid Crisis - W5

48 Hours: Lessons from Vancouver in Canada's Opioid Crisis - W5

CTV CTV715

W5's Jon Woodward investigates Canada's growing fentanyl epidemic at ground zero - Vancouver's...

645 Wellington

645 Wellington

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523026

A stone's throw from downtown Montreal, quirky artists, blue-collar workers and unconventional...

9 Months, 6 Blocks

9 Months, 6 Blocks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB536030

Within the core of the diverse and densely populated neighbourhood of South Parkdale, Toronto,...

9-Man

9-Man

National Film Board Of Canada NFB568113

9-Man shows how a sport has become the lifeblood of a community faced with discrimination both...

90 Days

90 Days

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522026

This tongue-in-cheek feature is about the misadventures of two modern men in search of bliss: macho...

911 Roulette: W5

911 Roulette: W5

CTV CTV693

You may think a 911 call will get you the most advanced emergency care available. That's not always...

A Ballad of South Mountain

A Ballad of South Mountain

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525803

Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley is known as a prosperous agricultural area, but it also contains...

A Call to Action

A Call to Action

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528976

When you've spoken out against injustice, and the government has turned a deaf ear what do you do...

A Case Study: Cambodia and East Timor

A Case Study: Cambodia and East Timor

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525887

This video explores the background for the fighting and atrocities that took place in Cambodia and...

A Continuing Responsibility

A Continuing Responsibility

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528551

As demonstrated in the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago, Alinsky's technique creates on-going...

A Cow's Tale

A Cow's Tale

National Film Board Of Canada NFB538159

Does technology make our lives easier? Audrey works away at her computer and she encounters a...

A Crack in the Pavement: Digging In

A Crack in the Pavement: Digging In

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526130

A Crack in the Pavement is a two-part video set that shows children, teachers and parents how,...

A Crack in the Pavement: Growing Dreams

A Crack in the Pavement: Growing Dreams

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526946

A Crack in the Pavement is a two-part video set that shows children, teachers and parents how,...

A Day in the Night of Jonathan Mole

A Day in the Night of Jonathan Mole

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526785

A film for frank discussion of the causes and consequences of racial prejudice, particularly as it...

A Father's Obsession: W5

A Father's Obsession: W5

CTV CTV026

In the cemetery on the edge of Dunnville, Ontario, there's a grave with no headstone. A wooden...

A Friend at the Door

A Friend at the Door

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525683

However inaccessible their homes, the old-age pensioner, the youngster in juvenile court, the...

A Gift for Kate

A Gift for Kate

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526576

Kate is a recently discharged mental patient who now lives in a run-down halfway house. The weekly...

A Good Death: Case Studies in End-of-Life Care

A Good Death: Case Studies in End-of-Life Care

Films Media Group 394125

At the Sacred Heart Palliative Care Centre in Sydney, Australia, a small group of health care...

A House Divided: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

A House Divided: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525652

Through four moving portraits, A House Divided sheds light on the tragedy of caregiver stress and...

A Kind of Family

A Kind of Family

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523551

The story of a relationship between a man and a boy, both of whom have become marginalized by...

A License to Remember: Je me souviens

A License to Remember: Je me souviens

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524400

Quebec license plates don't sport cutesy tourist slogans like 'Canada's Ocean Playground' or 'Land...

A Love That Kills

A Love That Kills

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525953

A Love That Kills is a powerful documentary that tells the tragic story of Monica, a...

A Memo from Fogo

A Memo from Fogo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525972

A retrospective look at Fogo Island, Newfoundland, four years after the original Newfoundland...

A New Approach: W5

A New Approach: W5

CTV CTV618

In the past three seasons, W5 has been reporting about the crisis of violence in...

A New Leaf: W5

A New Leaf: W5

CTV CTV766

Peter Akman reports from Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Manitoba, where Chief Christian Sinclair devised...

A New Life (W5)

A New Life (W5)

CTV CTV348

As waiting lists for kidney transplants grow longer, many desperate Canadians are going abroad to...

A One/Two/Many/World

A One/Two/Many/World

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528318

A film of cinematic metaphor, made by students of Queen's University. The world of this film, one...

A Place for Everything

A Place for Everything

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526470

In this film Eric Nilsson takes up the contrasts in the well-ordered Swedish society--order versus...

A Queer Country

A Queer Country

Indiecan Entertainment Inc. ICE034

A Queer Country uncovers how liberal attitudes in Israel are often at odds with the country’s...

A Safe Distance

A Safe Distance

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527606

A Safe Distance is part of the series The Next Step, which examines the services needed by and...

A Scent of Mint

A Scent of Mint

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524709

Growing up in the small Lebanese town of Abey, Pierre Sidaoui had a carefree childhood. But civil...

A Score for Women's Voices

A Score for Women's Voices

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520767

Between March and October 2000, millions of people around the world took to the streets to denounce...

A Scream from Silence

A Scream from Silence

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521426

This feature film documents the rape and eventual suicide of Suzanne, a nurse whose physical and...

A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521657

The film deals with the mass movement of people from rural to urban areas, and the solutions being...

A Small Part of Me

A Small Part of Me

Nootka Street Film Company Inc. NSF004

Tobin, a transgender teen prepares for his acting debut where he’ll be playing a male leading...

A Struggle for Shelter

A Struggle for Shelter

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522631

A film dealing with the problems of rapid urbanization in developing countries. The film was made...

A Sun Like Nowhere Else

A Sun Like Nowhere Else

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525795

Acadians are French-speaking Maritimers. In this film the people speak for themselves--about their...

A Time of Healing: W5

A Time of Healing: W5

CTV CTV705

W5's Victor Malarek follows the recovery of Mykola Nyzhnykovskyi, who was left a triple amputee by...

A Time to Reap

A Time to Reap

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526327

A celebration of the victories of Quebec farm women who, through determination and solidarity, are...

A Time to Rise

A Time to Rise

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525573

On April 6, 1980, the Canadian Farmworkers Union came into existence. This film documents the...

A Transgender Teen's Transformative Journey Before Adulthood

A Transgender Teen's Transformative Journey Before Adulthood

Films Media Group 394733

When Nathan was a pre-teen, he loved riding his bike and sports of all kinds. But he was born as a...

A Trip Down Memory Lane

A Trip Down Memory Lane

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525919

From Arthur Lipsett (Very Nice, Very Nice, 21-87,) another incisive look at human might, majesty,...

A Trumpet for the Combo

A Trumpet for the Combo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB550624

In a city high school, a jazz combo needs a trumpet player. Randy is the natural choice since he is...

A Wedding and Party

A Wedding and Party

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521693

Two Fogo Island festivities: a Roman Catholic wedding in Joe Batts Arm South; and a party with...

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