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"I Just Didn't Want to Die": The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524624

This sound filmstrip, part of The 'Atlantic People's History' series, deals with the death of...

"When I Go ... That's It!"

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525256

Ex-fisherman Billy Crane in Brampton, Ontario, at an industrial job with regular hours. Here he...

'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 Days... 48 Hours

10 Days... 48 Hours

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520592

After a six-month strike, the trawlers are once again heading out from Bonavista, bound for fishing...

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...

12 Dogs Drive: The Run Home

12 Dogs Drive: The Run Home

Hemmings House Pictures HHP007

Justin Allen runs his 12 sled dogs home from Churchill, Manitoba to Saint John, New Brunswick. The...

1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus

1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus

1491 Productions Inc. 149100

"The Western Hemisphere before 1492... was a thriving, stunningly diverse place, a tumult of...

1913: Seeds of Conflict

1913: Seeds of Conflict

PBS Video 041801

1913: Seeds of Conflict examines a critical yet overlooked moment of transformation in Palestine,...

1960s: Design By Decade (Episode 2)

1960s: Design By Decade (Episode 2)

Blue Ant Media BAM078

The 1960s were a time of social revolution and counter culture  - across the world. The affluence...

1970s: Design By Decade (Episode 3)

1970s: Design By Decade (Episode 3)

Blue Ant Media BAM079

The 1970s were a time of transition and great social change. The tension that grew out of the...

1980s: Design By Decade (Episode 4)

1980s: Design By Decade (Episode 4)

Blue Ant Media BAM080

The 1980s was a decade of excess and materialism across the Western world. The flashy era marked an...

1990s: Design By Decade (Episode 5)

1990s: Design By Decade (Episode 5)

Blue Ant Media BAM081

The 1990s were bursting with hope and possibility. The 80s saw a stunning increase in the use of...

2000s: Design By Decade (Episode 6)

2000s: Design By Decade (Episode 6)

Blue Ant Media BAM082

It's impossible to think of the first decade of the 2000s without also thinking of the significance...

23 Skidoo

23 Skidoo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520597

If you erase the people of downtown America, the effect is bizarre, not to say disturbing. That is...

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,...

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 Broken Treaty - Episode 5: Elder in the Making Series

A Broken Treaty - Episode 5: Elder in the Making Series

Hidden Story Productions Ltd. HS0005

As time passed, the Canadian government's perspective with regards to Aboriginal people changed...

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 Canadian Slavery Story (Canadiana Series - Season 1)

A Canadian Slavery Story (Canadiana Series - Season 1)

Unlikely Pear Productions UPP004

On April 10, 1734, Montreal was on fire. The city was devastated and the cause was deemed to be...

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 At The Dump - Ep. 304: Planet Echo (Season 3)

A Day At The Dump - Ep. 304: Planet Echo (Season 3)

Positive Productions Inc. and Media RendezVous Inc. PE0304

In this episode we find out where our garbage goes. ADVENTURE:  Chuck and Andy follow the...

A Desert Between Us & Them: Raiders, Traitors and Refugees in the War of 1812

A Desert Between Us & Them: Raiders, Traitors and Refugees in...

The Living History Multimedia Association LIV009

Abandoned by the British, occupied and plundered by the Americans -  in the War of 1812, the...

A Duck's Eye View: DocJam Series

A Duck's Eye View: DocJam Series

Canazwest CPI010

Riverboat Days has been an annual summer festival celebrated in Terrace, British Columbia for over...

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 Great White Bird

A Great White Bird

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521822

This film documents the efforts of a group of people in Canada and the United States to save the...

A Great-Grandmother Goes To Jail: Betty Krawczyk - The Green Interview Series

A Great-Grandmother Goes To Jail: Betty Krawczyk - The Green...

Paper Tiger PT0034

Interview with Betty Krawczyk, a "Raging Granny," an 83-year-old great-grandmother who has since...

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 King in Queen's Park: Canadiana Series – Season 2

A King in Queen's Park: Canadiana Series – Season 2

Unlikely Pear Productions UPP009

Find out how the statue of a dead British monarch travelled from a colonial graveyard in India, all...

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 Lot Of Hot Air: The Mooh Brothers

A Lot Of Hot Air: The Mooh Brothers

Breakthrough Entertainment BTE211

Haley is picking buttercups for Matilda, who turns out to be allergic to them. The Moohs load sacks...

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 Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

Sound Venture SVP028

A Nation Soars is a trilogy of documentaries narrated by Dan Aykroyd that explore how aviation...

A New Era: Thunder Breeding Hills Series

A New Era: Thunder Breeding Hills Series

Dacian Productions Inc. DP0006

Cypress Hills was an ideal place for cattle ranchers and many settled there over time. By 1906,...

A Paint Job/Let it Snow (Cree Version): Louis Says Series (Episode 8)

A Paint Job/Let it Snow (Cree Version): Louis Says Series...

Louis Says Productions Inc. LSC008

Episode 8A: A Paint Job - Louis tells Randy that Mrs. Charles is working on a sopekahikewin (a...

A Paint Job/Let it Snow: Louis Says Series (Episode 8)

A Paint Job/Let it Snow: Louis Says Series (Episode 8)

Louis Says Productions Inc. LS0008

Episode 8A: A Paint Job - Louis tells Randy that Mrs. Charles is working on a sopekahikewin (a...

A Park For All Seasons Playlist (31 Programs)

A Park For All Seasons Playlist (31 Programs)

Blue Ant Media MCI757PL

Go behind the scenes of Canada's most spectacular National Parks, and learn the history, explore...

A Park For All Seasons Series

A Park For All Seasons Series

Blue Ant Media BAM007

Go behind the scenes of Canada's most spectacular National Parks, and learn the history, explore...

A Place Called Shandro

A Place Called Shandro

Guerrilla Films GF0003

An impressionistic documentary that chronicles the settlement of east central Alberta by Ukrainian...

A Prisoner's Paradise: The Battle of Bowmanville - Canadiana Series - Season 2

A Prisoner's Paradise: The Battle of Bowmanville - Canadiana...

Unlikely Pear Productions UPP010

Visit a long-abandoned POW camp where one of the strangest tales of the Second World War played out...

A Requiem for the Canadian Dream

A Requiem for the Canadian Dream

LeMay Media LM0011

A Requiem for the Canadian Dream is a new short documentary film by LeMay Media. The film explores...

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...

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