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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 True Story of Sawney Beane

The True Story of Sawney Beane

National Film Board Of Canada NFB533937

In 16th-century Scotland, young Sawney Beane yearns to itch and scratch and buccaneer. So he bids...

The Two Kingstons

The Two Kingstons

National Film Board Of Canada NFB564222

The cities and people of Kingston, Ontario, and Kingston, New York, are contrasted and compared,...

The Un-Canadians

The Un-Canadians

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526629

In the late 1940s through to the early '70s, one million Canadians were investigated by their own...

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 Vimy Pilgrimage: The Great War Tour

The Vimy Pilgrimage: The Great War Tour

Breakthrough Entertainment BTE167

Norm Christie reveals the extraordinary story of the largest peacetime armada in Canadian history...

The Voyage of the St. Louis

The Voyage of the St. Louis

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525785

In the summer of 1939, the German luxury liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg to Cuba, carrying 937...

The War for Men's Minds

The War for Men's Minds

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523552

Describes the war on the information and propaganda fronts, and the hopes for the future founded on...

The War for Men's Minds (Long Version)

The War for Men's Minds (Long Version)

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528021

Describes the war on the information and propaganda fronts, and the hopes for the future founded on...

The War of 1812

The War of 1812

PBS Video 041425

For two and a half years, Americans fought against the British, Canadian colonists, and native...

The White Ship

The White Ship

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521587

Sailing ships on an open sea make an attractive sight, all the more to be valued because of their...

The World's Largest Studio

The World's Largest Studio

National Film Board Of Canada NFB543736

Larger than Universal's and Paramount's combined, Hengdian World Studios features 12 motion picture...

They Chose China

They Chose China

National Film Board Of Canada NFB535041

It is January 1954. The Korean War is over. Captured UN soldiers held in POW camps are free to...

This Is Blitz

This Is Blitz

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524588

This panoramic survey shows what blitzkreig tactics did to Western Europe and how, at the time of...

Thoughts on Fogo and Norway

Thoughts on Fogo and Norway

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525097

A discussion on the methods of fishing, marketing, organization and welfare in Norway, with...

Through Conflict to Negotiation

Through Conflict to Negotiation

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525629

A community action group in Rochester, New York, confronts the community's largest employer on the...

Through My Thick Glasses

Through My Thick Glasses

National Film Board Of Canada NFB529648

An old man tells his granddaughter his personal story of the Second World War. Brimming with...

Tiger Spirit

Tiger Spirit

National Film Board Of Canada NFB546549

WINNER – 2009 DONALD BRITTAIN GEMINI AWARDFOR BEST SOCIAL/ POLITICAL DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMKorea is...

Timber Front

Timber Front

National Film Board Of Canada NFB545926

This film gives an account of the importance of Canada's forests in the national war effort and...

Time Scanners Series

Time Scanners Series

PBS Video 041735

With cutting - edge technology that can "read" buildings, ruins and landscapes from ancient worlds,...

Time Scanners: Colosseum

Time Scanners: Colosseum

PBS Video 041828

The Colosseum in Rome has been pored over for hundreds of years by scientists and historians who...

Time Scanners: Egyptian Pyramids

Time Scanners: Egyptian Pyramids

PBS Video 041712

Follow world famous structural engineer Steve Burrows, as he and the Time Scanners team travel to...

Time Scanners: Petra

Time Scanners: Petra

PBS Video 041713

Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads the Time Scanners team to the Middle East to scan the...

Time Scanners: St. Paul's Cathedral

Time Scanners: St. Paul's Cathedral

PBS Video 041714

Join structural engineer Steve Burrows as he takes his team of laser-scanning experts to...

To the Ladies

To the Ladies

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521011

A tribute to the women of Canada for their part in the World War II effort. After the disastrous...

Tomorrow's World

Tomorrow's World

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528412

A film emphasizing both the importance of conservation and rationing, and the increased industrial...

Totem: Return and Renewal

Totem: Return and Renewal

National Film Board Of Canada NFB543215

In his 2003 NFB film Totem: the Return of the G?psgolox Pole, filmmaker Gil Cardinal documented the...

Toys

Toys

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521518

It begins with the faces of children outside a toy store window at Christmas--but then the war toys...

Train Busters

Train Busters

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521447

The film opens with a description of the strength and equipment of the Royal Canadian Air Force,...

Training Industry's Army

Training Industry's Army

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527526

During World War II, Canadian industry adopted more efficient methods of teaching skills. Many...

Trans-Canada Express

Trans-Canada Express

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521313

A survey of the 25 000 miles of territory linked by Canada's railroads in tribute to the railroad's...

Travel Damaging to Public Interest

Travel Damaging to Public Interest

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524551

Kriszta and Laci were born not long after the Soviets invaded Hungary in 1956. They were in high...

Trees That Reach the Sky

Trees That Reach the Sky

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525917

This film follows a sitka spruce from the time it is felled until it is incorporated into the...

Turbulences

Turbulences

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522400

What happens when a butterfly flutters its wings? Does the air around it rumble and seethe,...

Twenty-four Hours in Czechoslovakia

Twenty-four Hours in Czechoslovakia

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525946

Hockey star Stan Mikita of the Chicago Black Hawks visits his native Czechoslovakia for a family...

Twilight of an Era (1934-1939)

Twilight of an Era (1934-1939)

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521685

Twilight of an Era examines some of the important events in Canada during the Depression years: the...

Two Countries, One Street

Two Countries, One Street

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526789

On the Spot visits the three Québec border towns of Rock Island, Stanstead and Beebe, and the...

Une goutte dans l'océan, A Drop in the Ocean

Une goutte dans l'océan, A Drop in the Ocean

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523282

When Doctors without Borders, the humanitarian medical aid agency, won the Nobel Peace Prize in...

Une goutte dans l'océan, A Drop in the Ocean

Une goutte dans l'océan, A Drop in the Ocean

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523282

When Doctors without Borders, the humanitarian medical aid agency, won the Nobel Peace Prize in...

Unforgettable: The Korean War

Unforgettable: The Korean War

PBS Video 041266

Korean War veterans recount their memories of America in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when young...

Unmasking Influenza

Unmasking Influenza

Sound Venture SVP482

This dynamic story juxtaposes historical events with contemporary solutions. It is drawn from a...

Untouched and Pure

Untouched and Pure

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521616

This is a very unusual and original film, breaking new ground in filmmaking methods as well as in...

Unwanted Soldiers

Unwanted Soldiers

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520906

For filmmaker Jari Osborne, November 11 was as unremarkable a day as the next. Watching her father,...

Up from the Ranks

Up from the Ranks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523335

A description of the Canadian Army's officers' training course.Click here for Full Credits

Uyghurs, Prisoners of the Absurd

Uyghurs, Prisoners of the Absurd

National Film Board Of Canada NFB566719

October 2001: as U.S.-led forces invade Afghanistan in search of Osama Bin Laden, 22 men from...

V for Victory

V for Victory

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527163

In this publicity short designed to sell Victory bonds and drawn directly onto film stock, a stick...

Voice of Action

Voice of Action

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523704

From its earliest days, Canadian radio has played an active part in drawing together a widely...

Voice of the Fugitive

Voice of the Fugitive

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525650

In the 1850s, Canada meant freedom for many escaped slaves, but the route known as the 'underground...

Voices Of Courage

Voices Of Courage

CTV CTV485

VOICES OF COURAGE, a CTV Remembrance Day special featuring four veterans and their personal...

Volcanism, Eruption of Kilauea, Hawai

Volcanism, Eruption of Kilauea, Hawai

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526216

Dramatic film clippings show eruptions of Kilauea in the Hawaiian Islands during 1955 and...

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