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Canada at War, Part 1: Dusk

Canada at War, Part 1: Dusk

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522689

1936 - March 1940. In Europe war clouds gather as Germany re-arms and Hitler propounds his 'master...

Canada at War, Part 2: Blitzkrieg

Canada at War, Part 2: Blitzkrieg

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523929

April - November 1940. With devastating speed Germany takes Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg. Italy...

Canada at War, Part 3: Year of Siege

Canada at War, Part 3: Year of Siege

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520435

September 1940 - October 1941. The Battle of the Atlantic begins. German U-boats take their toll of...

Canada at War, Part 4: Days of Infamy

Canada at War, Part 4: Days of Infamy

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522804

December 1941 - June 1942. The war is now global and pressures on Canada mount. Without warning...

Canada at War, Part 5: Ebbtide

Canada at War, Part 5: Ebbtide

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521210

July - September 1942. A time of defeat and disaster. Hitler is at the apex of his power. A...

Canada at War, Part 6: Turn of the Tide

Canada at War, Part 6: Turn of the Tide

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524832

October 1942 - July 1943. The inherent strength of the Allies begins to be felt. Canadian...

Canada at War, Part 7: Road to Ortona

Canada at War, Part 7: Road to Ortona

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520053

July 1943 - January l944. The objective at last--Fortress Europe. The Canadian 1st Division,...

Canada at War, Part 8: New Directions

Canada at War, Part 8: New Directions

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524725

December 1943 - June 1944. Canada, war-seasoned, girds for the final assault. In London,...

Canada at War, Part 9: The Norman Summer

Canada at War, Part 9: The Norman Summer

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524959

June - September 1944. D-Day, June 6, 1944. In early morning hours, infantry carriers, including...

Canada Between Two World Wars, Le Canada entre les deux guerres mondiales

Canada Between Two World Wars, Le Canada entre les deux guerres...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528248

A vivid review of life in Canada between the end of World War I and the beginning of World War II...

Canada Between Two World Wars, Le Canada entre les deux guerres mondiales

Canada Between Two World Wars, Le Canada entre les deux guerres...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528248

A vivid review of life in Canada between the end of World War I and the beginning of World War II...

Canada Communiqué No. 15: The Road Ahead

Canada Communiqué No. 15: The Road Ahead

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522093

This is a rehabilitation short, showing how veterans can re-establish themselves to their best...

Canada Communique No. 16

Canada Communique No. 16

National Film Board Of Canada NFB544301

White Treasure: Salt used in the industrial front of World War II is mined at Malagash, Nova...

Canada Remembers - Part One - Turning the Tide

Canada Remembers - Part One - Turning the Tide

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522188

Men and machines begin the move down to the Channel coast of England. Naval vessels gather, air...

Canada Remembers - Part Three - Endings and Beginnings

Canada Remembers - Part Three - Endings and Beginnings

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522081

Paratroopers dropping down to fight beyond the Rhine ushered in the final phase of the war in...

Canada Remembers - Part Two - The Liberators

Canada Remembers - Part Two - The Liberators

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525488

June to December, 1944. After years of dedication and sacrifice, an Allied victory seems...

Canada Vignettes: Calliope

Canada Vignettes: Calliope

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520184

A vignette on the travelling calliope.Click here for Full Credits

Canada Vignettes: Skier

Canada Vignettes: Skier

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526034

This vignette about skiier Kathy Kreiner leads up to and includes her Olympic Gold medal race at...

Canada Vignettes: The Dentist

Canada Vignettes: The Dentist

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519941

A Japanese-Canadian who practices dentistry in Montréal recalls his childhood in a prison camp 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...

Canadian Screen Magazine No. 11

Canadian Screen Magazine No. 11

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526735

Labour Minister Mitchell Elected I.L.O. President: Rt. Hon. Humphrey Mitchell is shown here...

Canadian Screen Magazine No. 4

Canadian Screen Magazine No. 4

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523686

Big Liz Brings Home 12 000 Happy Canadians: Canadian soldiers return home from Europe on the S.S...

Canadian Screen Magazine No. 6

Canadian Screen Magazine No. 6

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525428

A newsreel containing stories on 'Operation Stork'--the removal of Berlin children to the country;...

Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great

PBS Video 040747

Catherine the Great is a colorful, true story about a young girl, who transforms herself from an...

Caught in the Crossfire

Caught in the Crossfire

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521249

Caught in the Crossfire is an in-depth and often moving look at how Canadian soldiers keep peace in...

Cecil's Journey

Cecil's Journey

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522523

Rohan Fernando, a 26-year-old visual artist, leaves his home in Canada for a nine-week journey to...

Celtic Soul

Celtic Soul

Passion River Films PR3833

Celebrated actor and comedian Jay Baruchel has an obsession with a sport and a team — far from...

Celtic Spirits

Celtic Spirits

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522270

One of the liveliest traditions in the Canadian mosaic is that of Cape Breton music. It's origins...

Celtic Spirits

Celtic Spirits

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520875

One of the liveliest traditions in the Canadian mosaic is that of Cape Breton music. It's origins...

Central America

Central America

Cinefete A259-S02-02

Between North America and South America, the forces of the Earth have made way for the small area...

Champions of the Wild: Humpbacks

Champions of the Wild: Humpbacks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524266

A humpback whale is 40 tons of mystery. These giant creatures range from their feeding grounds off...

Champions of the Wild: Kangaroos

Champions of the Wild: Kangaroos

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523814

To ranchers, kangaroos are pests that compete with livestock for food. To government and business,...

Children from Overseas

Children from Overseas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524905

The story of Britain's evacuee children in Canada. Poignant sequences show the children seeking...

Children of Jerusalem - Gesho

Children of Jerusalem - Gesho

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521599

Thirteen-year-old Gesho is one of the 14,000 Ethiopian Jews who left Northeast Africa for a new...

Children of Jerusalem - Ibrahim

Children of Jerusalem - Ibrahim

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525491

Ibrahim is an eleven-year-old Palestinian Arab boy living in East Jerusalem. Every day on his way...

Children of Jerusalem - Neveen

Children of Jerusalem - Neveen

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527908

A portrait of Neveen, a 12 year old Palestinian girl who lives in the Shufat refugee camp on the...

Children of the Tribe

Children of the Tribe

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522851

A film about parenting and education in Japan, Children of the Tribe brings out the striking...

Children of War

Children of War

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527438

A remarkable documentary in which teenagers from war-torn countries, filmed in interaction with...

China 2000 BC - The Rise and Fall of Dynasties in Ancient China

China 2000 BC - The Rise and Fall of Dynasties in Ancient China

National Film Board Of Canada NFB564200

China has many different peoples with widely different cultural backgrounds. In fact its populace...

China 2000 BC - Unearthing the Truth Behind a Myth: The Xia Dynasty

China 2000 BC - Unearthing the Truth Behind a Myth: The Xia...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB564199

The nation of China is more than 4000 years old, and recent discoveries are shedding new light on...

China Mission: The Chester Ronning Story

China Mission: The Chester Ronning Story

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526904

Chester Ronning was born in Francheng, China, in 1894, the son of Norwegian missionaries. Until his...

China Quake

China Quake

Blue Ant Media BAM934

In May 2008 a magnitude 7.9 quake struck the heart of China’s Sichuan province.  The quake...

China’s Ghost Army

China’s Ghost Army

Blue Ant Media BAM935

Nothing like China’s Terracotta Warriors was ever created before them and nothing quite like it...

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 1: Blood Was Flowing Like a River

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 1: Blood Was Flowing...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519913

The cornerstone of The Rwanda Series, this volume in three parts recounts a horrifying crime that...

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 2: We Were Cowards

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 2: We Were Cowards

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528165

The cornerstone of The Rwanda Series, this volume in three parts recounts a horrifying crime that...

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 3: We Feel Betrayed

Chronicle of a Genocide Foretold - Part 3: We Feel Betrayed

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525328

The cornerstone of The Rwanda Series, this volume in three parts recounts a horrifying crime that...

Churchill's Island

Churchill's Island

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525534

A classic presentation of the strategy of the Battle of Britain, the film shows, with penetrating...

City Out of Time

City Out of Time

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525075

A portrait of Venice that explores the rich legacy of art bequeathed to all. Two hundred years ago...

Civilization - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Civilization - The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story

Films Media Group 394910

Civilization has given humanity extraordinary advances, but what does it look like from the point...

Coal Face, Canada

Coal Face, Canada

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526255

A young man, discharged from the army, returns to his coal town. As he wanders the streets, he sees...

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