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Big Voice (83 Minute Version)

Big Voice (83 Minute Version)

Video Project, Inc. TVP011

BIG VOICE chronicles a challenging year in the life of a determined public high school choir...

Biodemocracy: Making a Difference

Biodemocracy: Making a Difference

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527275

At the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto, the biotech industry is holding a conference, but the...

Birth Mothers Never Forget (Ep. 1): Family Secrets Series

Birth Mothers Never Forget (Ep. 1): Family Secrets Series

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM07

This episode follows the story of a woman who as a teenager was forced to give up her first-born...

Bitter Medicine, Part Two: Medicare in Crisis

Bitter Medicine, Part Two: Medicare in Crisis

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524967

Part two of a two-part documentary examining Canada's national health insurance system from its...

Black and White in South Africa

Black and White in South Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520362

South Africa, one of the largest members of the Commonwealth, a country with full self-government,...

Black Sugar

Black Sugar

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520299

A shocking look at the living and working conditions of Haitian agricultural labourers in the...

Black Tuesday

Black Tuesday

Zoot Pictures ZP0004

Miners toiling in intolerable conditions. A strike, broken by management. Reinforcements brought in...

Black, Bold and Beautiful

Black, Bold and Beautiful

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525844

Afros, braids or corn-rows--hairstyles have always carried a social message, and few issues cause...

Blanc de mémoire (English Subtitled Version)

Blanc de mémoire (English Subtitled Version)

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527491

English subtitled version of French film of the same title.Click here for Full Credits

Blockade: Algonquins Defend the Forest

Blockade: Algonquins Defend the Forest

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523838

Blockade follows the Barriere Lake Algonquins as they take on the government and the logging...

Blood and Water

Blood and Water

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541504

When the 2004 tsunami hit the coast of Sri Lanka, 65-year-old Anton Ambrose's wife and daughter...

Bloodsugar

Bloodsugar

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524834

A film less clinical than the title suggest--a pseudo-documentary fantasy about, in the words of...

Blowing Out the Candles (Ep. 4): Family Secrets Series

Blowing Out the Candles (Ep. 4): Family Secrets Series

Makin Movies Inc. MJMM10

Birthdays are a time for celebration, but rather than celebrate with his family, a young man...

Bolivia: Partners, Not Masters

Bolivia: Partners, Not Masters

Films Media Group 393756

Swept to power in 2006 on a wave of social unrest, Bolivian President Evo Morales has vowed to...

Bon à Tirer

Bon à Tirer

Hemmings House Pictures HHP002

Bon à Tirer (Fit to Print) is a short film about an artist exchange that included established...

Bordertown Café

Bordertown Café

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525751

Marlene is the owner of a nostalgic cafe on the border of Canada and the U.S.A.. Filled with quirky...

Boys, Toys and the Big Blue Marble

Boys, Toys and the Big Blue Marble

National Film Board Of Canada NFB544247

Childhood seems more a nightmare than a playground: 180 million children work throughout the world;...

Brain Chemistry: Drug Class Series (Season 3)

Brain Chemistry: Drug Class Series (Season 3)

Cooper Rock CPR033

Rand shows his group SPECT images of normal brains and brain images of those who belong to people...

Branded For Life (W5)

Branded For Life (W5)

CTV CTV343

John Hudak spent 24 years as a respected RCMP officer. However that was all to change. The...

Bravery in the Field

Bravery in the Field

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523132

Tommy is a veteran of World War II. He rooms alone, waiting for his pension cheque to arrive,...

Bravery in the Field

Bravery in the Field

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523132

Tommy is a veteran of World War II. He rooms alone, waiting for his pension cheque to arrive,...

Brazil in Black and White: Skin Color and Higher Education

Brazil in Black and White: Skin Color and Higher Education

Films Media Group 394162

"Am I black or am I white?" New affirmative action quotas for higher education in Brazil - one of...

Breaking Free: W5

Breaking Free: W5

CTV CTV769

Breaking Free is a compelling investigation into a decades long fight by a Manitoba man, Brian...

Breaking Loneliness

Breaking Loneliness

Brandy Y Productions BYP056

Breaking Loneliness is a documentary about people finding ways to escape loneliness and social...

Breaking News Breaking Down

Breaking News Breaking Down

PBS Video 041433

Breaking News, Breaking Down, Two journalists' emotional journey after 9/11 & Katrina - This...

Breaking Point: Heroin in America

Breaking Point: Heroin in America

Films Media Group 394959

In this 20/20 special report, David Muir takes us to New Hampshire and inside the lives of...

Brian Earle on Merchants and Welfare

Brian Earle on Merchants and Welfare

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527478

A look at the relationships among the Fogo Island merchants and fishermen, and at the demoralizing...

Bridging

Bridging

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521713

Bridging includes three messages. The first is concerned with improving the access of disabled...

Britannia: A Company Town

Britannia: A Company Town

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524003

An hour north of Vancouver on the Whistler highway lies the community of Britannia. Once home to...

Broke

Broke

ID Productions ID0002

Broke., the latest documentary from award-winning filmmaker Rosie Dransfeld, is set in a pawnshop...

Broken Promises (W5)

Broken Promises (W5)

CTV CTV063

W5 looks at the plight of highly-qualified immigrants who can only find menial jobs once they...

Broken Vows (W5)

Broken Vows (W5)

CTV CTV451

Lainie Towell had the kind of wedding any bride would envy. A handsome, charismatic groom, an...

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...

Brother 2 Brother

Brother 2 Brother

National Film Board Of Canada NFB531178

All you have to do in this life is stay Black and die. That's the advice Corey Lucas, a...

Brotherly Love (W5)

Brotherly Love (W5)

CTV CTV087

When a little girl is kidnapped, it's a crime. But in one extraordinary case, a little girl was...

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...

Building an Organization

Building an Organization

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520618

In this film we witness obstacles encountered by a new community action organization in Buffalo,...

Burden of Innocence: Frontline

Burden of Innocence: Frontline

PBS Video 041135VH

What happens to wrongly accused inmates, exonerated by DNA testing, after the media spotlight turns...

Bye Bye Blues

Bye Bye Blues

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520408

A film about the foster children program in British Columbia that shows how agencies--among them...

Bystander: Kids Matter: Inside the Minds of Tweens and Teens

Bystander: Kids Matter: Inside the Minds of Tweens and Teens

Revealing Media Group RMG001

A boy faces the difficult decision whether to keep watching bullying, or to become a vehicle for...

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...

Cabin Pressure: Is the Air Toxic?

Cabin Pressure: Is the Air Toxic?

Passion River Films PR0009

How healthy is the air you breathe in airplanes? There have long been claims that cabin air...

Call for Help (W5)

Call for Help (W5)

CTV CTV410

We are taught from a young age to dial 911 in the case of an emergency. But what would happen if...

Caméléon / Chameleon

Caméléon / Chameleon

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528398

Dans un univers peuplé de gens qui défilent dans le droit chemin, un individu tente de se...

Camille Labchuk: Passion for Animal Welfare and Animal Justice: The Green Interview Series

Camille Labchuk: Passion for Animal Welfare and Animal Justice:...

Paper Tiger PT0084

Camille Labchuk has her own animal law practice, in fact the only one of its kind in Canada. In...

Canada Vignettes: The Egg

Canada Vignettes: The Egg

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525004

This animated story shows that societies in evolution are often in danger of self-destruction.Click...

Canada's Worst Landlord (W5)

Canada's Worst Landlord (W5)

CTV CTV414

The Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) is an agency set up by the City of Toronto to...

Canadian Notebook

Canadian Notebook

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519916

A picture of living and working conditions in Canada's four major employment fields. Several newly...

Canadian Portraits

Canadian Portraits

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525439

In this tribute to the cultural diversity that characterizes present-day Canada, a teenage girl,...

Canine Comrades: W5

Canine Comrades: W5

CTV CTV572

A program in Manitoba is helping soldiers suffering from PTSD by pairing them up with psychiatric...

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