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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...

Wake up, mes bons amis

Wake up, mes bons amis

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526819

A film that explores the nature of nationalism and patriotism at many levels. It reveals something...

Wanda Koop: In Her Eyes

Wanda Koop: In Her Eyes

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524138

1919. Erika Koop is born on a wealthy estate in southern Ukraine. But her family's idyllic life...

War Hospital

War Hospital

National Film Board Of Canada NFB531884

Shot in cinéma vérité, War Hospital intensely immerses the viewer in the sights and sounds of...

War Is Not a Game

War Is Not a Game

National Film Board Of Canada NFB555248

When war crimes occur, who takes responsibility? This documentary explores these difficult...

Warclouds in the Pacific

Warclouds in the Pacific

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526949

This archival film from 1941 examines the new Japan which was emerging at the beginning of the...

Warsaw - Québec: How Not to Destroy a City

Warsaw - Québec: How Not to Destroy a City

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525319

Is it possible to provide the amenities required by modern life without destroying the...

Wasp Wings

Wasp Wings

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521544

A record of the part played by Spitfires in defeating the Axis during World War II, Wasp Wings...

Wasps and Witches: Women Pilots of World War II

Wasps and Witches: Women Pilots of World War II

Films Media Group 394427

This fascinating documentary introduces the previously untold story of the forgotten fliers of the...

Welcome Soldier

Welcome Soldier

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521965

1941 legislation adopted in Canada has been an example to other member countries of the United...

When Asia Speaks

When Asia Speaks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520558

Contrasting the wealth of Asian raw materials with the poverty of the masses, this film takes a...

When Hockey Came to Belfast

When Hockey Came to Belfast

National Film Board Of Canada NFB529766

Paul and Andrew are friends that met through their shared love of ice hockey. Like other...

When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time

When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time

PBS Video 041930

They are the most iconic animals on Planet Earth - voracious crocodiles, acrobatic birds, majestic...

Where the Poppies Grow: The Lakehead at War

Where the Poppies Grow: The Lakehead at War

Franco Finn Films Inc. FF0001

Where the Poppies Grow is a moving short docu-drama about one soldier and his community during the...

Who's Counting?

Who's Counting?

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525862

With irony and intelligence Marilyn Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as...

Who's Counting?  Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics

Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525168

With irony and intelligence Marilyn Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as...

Window on Canada No. 67: How Safe Are You from the H-bomb?

Window on Canada No. 67: How Safe Are You from the H-bomb?

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523226

Clyde Gilmour introduces the film The Homeless Ones, which urges civil defense workers to be...

Windows on the World

Windows on the World

BBC BBC018

Maps aren’t simply about getting from A to B. As this program shows, they are often condensations...

Wings of Youth

Wings of Youth

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524631

There was a time when bomb, fire and poison gas were ominous words in Britain. Thousands of fliers...

Wings on Her Shoulder

Wings on Her Shoulder

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541217

The Woman's Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force of 1943 is 9000 strong, an able corps trained...

Wings Parade

Wings Parade

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528620

The film shows the various types of fighter and bomber aircraft and the stages of training through...

With the Canadians in Korea

With the Canadians in Korea

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527617

A record of the living conditions and military operations of the 25th Canadian Infantry Brigade...

With the R.C.A.F. in Europe

With the R.C.A.F. in Europe

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520555

A brief introduction to the social adjustments and general rules of behaviour necessary for Royal...

Wolfe and Montcalm

Wolfe and Montcalm

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520503

History comes to life. The film recreates the tense hours before the Battle of the Plains of...

Women Are Warriors

Women Are Warriors

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528031

As demands on manpower grow, women are taking an increasingly important place on the various war...

Women on the March

Women on the March

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528548

Part 1: A film record of women at the turn of the century and of the suffragette movement's...

Women, War & Peace

Women, War & Peace

PBS Video 041435

Women, War & Peace is a bold PBS mini-series challenging the conventional wisdom that war and peace...

Workers at War No. 1

Workers at War No. 1

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528720

A World War II industrial newsmagazine with the following items: Mosquito bombers in action; German...

Workers at War No. 3

Workers at War No. 3

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520679

A World War II industrial newsmagazine with the following items: Spruce Story, about the felling of...

Workers at War No. 4

Workers at War No. 4

National Film Board Of Canada NFB549878

A World War II industrial newsmagazine with the following items: Invasion Drill, about military...

Working Towards Peace

Working Towards Peace

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528587

The strife in the Middle East, and potential for Palestinian-Israeli dialogue is discussed by Jean...

Xian: Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World Adventure in an Ancient Cuisine (Season 3)

Xian: Confucius Was a Foodie! A New World Adventure in an...

Lofty Sky Distribution LSD022

This traditional Chinese flavor is much discussed and debated!  It is said the dreaded MSG was...

You Are Welcome Sirs, to Cyprus

You Are Welcome Sirs, to Cyprus

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525888

A view of the troubled island of Cyprus from the point of view of Canadian soldiers of the United...

Zarico

Zarico

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521329

Zarico is the distinct folk music of the Black francophone Créole culture of southwestern...

Zero Degrees of Separation

Zero Degrees of Separation

National Film Board Of Canada NFB534930

Zero Degrees of Separation breaks with the sensationalistic media coverage of the violence in the...

Zero Hour

Zero Hour

National Film Board Of Canada NFB566274

This film tells the story of the great Allied invasion, including the preparation, strategy and...

[Racial Unity Discussion Preface and Trailer]

[Racial Unity Discussion Preface and Trailer]

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526570

Canadian Citizenship Director Frank Foulds introduces three American films that illustrate the...

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