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The Front of Steel

The Front of Steel

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527116

The need for steel and steel workers in modern warfare is the theme of this film. The mechanized...

The Gates of Italy

The Gates of Italy

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527019

Mussolini led Italy into World War II. This examination of his confused dictatorship reveals the...

The Ghost Army

The Ghost Army

PBS Video 041655

The Ghost Army was officially known as the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops. From June 1944 to...

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 Great War Tour Series

The Great War Tour Series

Breakthrough Entertainment BTE163

In this series, acclaimed Canadian war historian Norm Christie takes audiences on a pilgrimage to...

The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization

The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization

PBS Video 040026

Dramatic storytelling and state-of-the-art computer animation re-create Classical Greece of the 4th...

The Gypsies of Svinia

The Gypsies of Svinia

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525820

Moved by a sense of outrage, David Scheffel, a Canadian anthropologist, is determined to help the...

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 Innocent Door

The Innocent Door

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522276

An unusual and privileged view of the old city of Jerusalem, as it is, and as it soon may appear...

The Invasion (1775-1975)

The Invasion (1775-1975)

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527531

In 1975, as a Bicentennial special, one thousand American history buffs put on period uniforms and...

The Irish Holocaust: When Ireland Starved Series

The Irish Holocaust: When Ireland Starved Series

Films Media Group 394961

This program follows in the steps of the reporters from the London Illustrated News who provided...

The Jewish Americans: A Series by David Grubin

The Jewish Americans: A Series by David Grubin

PBS Video 040976

Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of...

The Jewish Journey: America

The Jewish Journey: America

PBS Video 041850

The Jewish Journey: America explores what it meant to be part of a tight-knit Jewish community and...

The Kennedy Legacy: W5

The Kennedy Legacy: W5

CTV CTV611

W5 explores the most investigated murder in history and the profound fascination - and in some...

The King Chronicle, Part 2: Mackenzie King and the Great Beyond

The King Chronicle, Part 2: Mackenzie King and the Great Beyond

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527703

Having survived the Customs Scandal, King finds himself in yet another bitter struggle, the...

The King Chronicle, Part 3: Mackenzie King and the Zombie Army

The King Chronicle, Part 3: Mackenzie King and the Zombie Army

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527510

This final episode begins with the divisive Conscription Crisis. Despite his assurances that...

The Last 100 Days

The Last 100 Days

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524593

The Last 100 Days recounts Canada's vital contribution to ending the First World War in 1918--as...

The Last Corvette

The Last Corvette

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522763

The Sackville, a forty-year-old corvette, did escort duty during World War II, accompanying...

The Last Objectors

The Last Objectors

Refuge 31 Films R31002

The Last Objectors is a documentary about Canada’s conscientious objectors in the Second World...

The Liberation of Auschwitz: The 70th Anniversary

The Liberation of Auschwitz: The 70th Anniversary

McIntyre Media Inc. MCI079

On January 27, 1945, Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet soldiers.  Auschwitz was a network of...

THE LIVING WEAPON: American Experience

THE LIVING WEAPON: American Experience

PBS Video 040834

Soon after the United States entered World War II, President Roosevelt received information that...

The Lost Garden: The Life and Cinema of Alice Guy-Blaché

The Lost Garden: The Life and Cinema of Alice Guy-Blaché

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520672

Alice Guy-Blaché was a filmmaker before the word even existed. She made her first film at the end...

The Man Who Can't Stop

The Man Who Can't Stop

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527676

This is the story of a retired Australian businessman with a single-minded mission: to save the...

The Marco Polo: Queen of the Seas

The Marco Polo: Queen of the Seas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528142

When gold was discovered in Australia in 1851, the owner of the Black Ball Line in Liverpool, James...

The Mask of Nippon

The Mask of Nippon

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524651

An anti-Japanese propaganda film produced during World War II.Click here for Full Credits

The Measure of Your Passage

The Measure of Your Passage

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520894

This film is a voyage into the self - and into time. When a young woman learns she is harbouring...

The Mind of a Child

The Mind of a Child

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526568

Children on the edge How can children adapt and do more than survive in neighbourhoods where...

The Missing: The Great War Tour

The Missing: The Great War Tour

Breakthrough Entertainment BTE165

Few Canadians know that 20,000 Canadian soldiers killed in the Great War are still missing. Some...

The Mystery of San Nicandro

The Mystery of San Nicandro

Matter of Fact Media MFM003

A timeless story about identity, family and belonging. At first glance, The Mystery of San Nicandro...

The New Alchemists

The New Alchemists

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526524

At a farm in Massachusetts, a small group of people, including some scientists, explore...

The New Alchemists

The New Alchemists

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526524

At a farm in Massachusetts, a small group of people, including some scientists, explore...

The Origin of 'Cuisine': Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World Adventure in an Ancient Cuisine (Season 2)

The Origin of 'Cuisine': Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World...

Lofty Sky Distribution LSD015

Is Chinese cuisine, with its Confucian structure, really the origin of the world’s great...

The Origin of the Beginnings: Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World Adventure in an Ancient Cuisine (Season 2)

The Origin of the Beginnings: Confucius Was a Foodie! A New...

Lofty Sky Distribution LSD012

Chef Christine is surprised to discover how many foods trace their origins back to China - even her...

The Other Zionists

The Other Zionists

National Film Board Of Canada NFB536494

Ronnee Jaeger is the Canadian-born founder of an Israeli organization called 'Machsom Watch' or...

The Pacific War: A Trilogy - Kwai

The Pacific War: A Trilogy - Kwai

National Film Board Of Canada NFB534683

Kwai tells the story of the 'railway of death' immortalized in David Lean's movie The Bridge on the...

The Pacific War: A Trilogy - Nagasaki

The Pacific War: A Trilogy - Nagasaki

National Film Board Of Canada NFB534684

On August 9, 1945, America dropped its second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, three days after the bomb on...

The Pacific War: A Trilogy - Saipan

The Pacific War: A Trilogy - Saipan

National Film Board Of Canada NFB534685

Award-winning director Serge Viallet uses never-before-seen archival film from the Second World War...

The Pacifist Who Went to War

The Pacifist Who Went to War

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520861

In 1939, as Canada joined World War II, a social crisis pulled apart the Mennonite communities of...

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 Price of Duty

The Price of Duty

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524811

In the first three years of U.N. peacekeeping activity in former Yugoslavia, ten Canadian soldiers...

The Promised Band

The Promised Band

Indiecan Entertainment Inc. ICE010

They needed a cover story to cross the Israeli border. So They Created An All-Girl Rock Band. THE...

The Real Olympics

The Real Olympics

PBS Video 040481

No event in the ancient world compared to the Olympic Games. With Greek culture and influence at...

The Relationship

The Relationship

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525474

This film explores how Canada wavers between rejection and acceptance of closer ties with the...

The Right to Work Movement

The Right to Work Movement

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527697

This brief introduction to the Right to Work movement focuses on the opening of the Right to Work...

The Road to Civvy Street

The Road to Civvy Street

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526002

A look at the various programs and services available through the Canadian government to help...

The Roman Empire in the First Century

The Roman Empire in the First Century

PBS Video 040029

Two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the first century, the ancient world was ruled by Rome...

The Sámi, Four Lands, One People

The Sámi, Four Lands, One People

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522171

There are 35 000 Sámi who live in Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Soviet Union. Northern...

The Story of H.M.S. Shannon

The Story of H.M.S. Shannon

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526015

A lively touch to any program, this song story describes an incident in the War of 1812. Colourful...

The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama

The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama

PBS Video 041693

The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama. Simon Schama presents an epic five-part series exploring...

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