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If You Love This Planet

If You Love This Planet

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526951

This film records a lecture given to students by outspoken nuclear critic, Dr. Helen Caldicott,...

Images for Export

Images for Export

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525630

A probing look at the war in El Salvador and North America's role in prolonging the conflict...

Imperfect Union: Canadian Labour and the Left - Part 3 - Falling Apart and Getting Together

Imperfect Union: Canadian Labour and the Left - Part 3 - Falling...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521946

World War II turns Canada into an industrial power, and creates a mass trade-union movement...

Imperial Sunset

Imperial Sunset

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520322

A film epigram about the British Empire upon which, it was said, the sun never set. This is a...

In Bed with an Elephant

In Bed with an Elephant

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528489

Using archival film footage, this hour-long documentary provides a gripping retrospective of United...

In Desperate Battle: Normandy 1944

In Desperate Battle: Normandy 1944

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527966

On June 6, 1944, a combined force of American, British and Canadian troops landed on the beaches...

In God's Command

In God's Command

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522104

On battlefields throughout history, the army chaplain has been there, offering spiritual support...

In My lifetime

In My lifetime

Video Project, Inc. TVP031

In one lifetime a nuclear-armed world emerged, and with it the potential for global destruction on...

In Search of Ancient Ireland

In Search of Ancient Ireland

PBS Video 040145

In Search of Ancient Ireland explores events and stories from 2000 B.C., when Stone Age farmers...

In Their Footsteps: W5

In Their Footsteps: W5

CTV CTV692

W5's Sandie Rinaldo joins a group of Canadian high school students, chaperones, and Holocaust...

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

PBS Video 041873

In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a...

Inside Fighting Canada

Inside Fighting Canada

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523005

After the outbreak of World War II Canada was transformed into a fighting machine. The production...

Inside Fighting China

Inside Fighting China

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528484

This film, produced in 1942, documents the efforts of China to deal with Japanese aggression.Click...

Inside Fighting Russia

Inside Fighting Russia

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526754

Drawing on vast resources of labour and materials, and strengthened by new faith and leadership,...

Inside France

Inside France

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541202

Between World War I and World War II France was struck by riots, strikes and economic stress...

Invasion of Europe

Invasion of Europe

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523644

This film explores the possible places for an Allied invasion of Europe. Included are shots of the...

Invasion of North Africa

Invasion of North Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524261

This film reviews the situation in North Africa in 1942, and the events leading up to the British...

Japan Inc: Lessons for North America?

Japan Inc: Lessons for North America?

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523440

Organization, discipline and productivity in Japan are on a scale not known in any other country of...

John Bull's Own Island

John Bull's Own Island

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541293

Wartime mobilization of labour reduced export trade to a bare minimum. Many capital investments...

John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance

John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524079

To the 15th-century European the dream of a westward route across the sea to the Orient was as...

John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance

John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524079

To the 15th-century European the dream of a westward route across the sea to the Orient was as...

John Law and the Mississippi Bubble

John Law and the Mississippi Bubble

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527706

It was one of the most sensational get-rich-quick schemes heard of in a long time, but it...

Josef Mengele: Hunting A Nazi Criminal

Josef Mengele: Hunting A Nazi Criminal

Passion River Films PR3750

Even today, his name inspires horror and hatred. Josef Mengele, the twisted doctor infamous for...

Judoka

Judoka

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525502

The unusual story of a young Canadian athlete, Doug Rogers, who developed, in Japan, a talent for...

Kanehsatake 270 Years of Resistance

Kanehsatake 270 Years of Resistance

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520117

In July 1990, a dispute over a proposed golf course to be built on Kanien'kéhaka (Mohawk) lands in...

Keep Your Mouth Shut

Keep Your Mouth Shut

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527970

The last film made by Norman McLaren during the Second World War is a call to Canadians to “keep...

Keeping the Elephants Away

Keeping the Elephants Away

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520222

In host Gwynne Dyer's words, this film is 'an inquiry into how we fell into our present defense...

Keeping the Old Game Alive

Keeping the Old Game Alive

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521523

Along the vigilantly patrolled line separating East and West Germany lie half the world's...

Kim's Story

Kim's Story

Bishari Films BF0015

If there was a photograph that captured the horrific nature of the Vietnam War it was that...

King of Blades

King of Blades

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523312

Don Jackson, Canadian world figure-skating champion, is shown making skating history at Prague's...

KINGDOM OF DAVID: Saga of the Israelites

KINGDOM OF DAVID: Saga of the Israelites

PBS Video 040012

Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites tells the epic story of the Jews and the creation of...

Kingdom of the Third Day

Kingdom of the Third Day

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525113

The coast of Wales is threatened by rampant pollution, most of which comes in the form of raw...

Kosovo: Fragile Peace

Kosovo: Fragile Peace

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527894

In the heart of Kosovo, an international mission struggles to bring democracy to a land torn apart...

L'envolé des héros

L'envolé des héros

Sound Venture SVP398

Le passé et le présent se rencontrent au cours de cette tournée aérienne qui se déroule à...

L'Essor d'une Nation: Commemorons Nos Aviateurs Canadiens de La Grande Guerre

L'Essor d'une Nation: Commemorons Nos Aviateurs Canadiens de La...

Sound Venture SVP031

L'essor d'une nation est une trilogie de documentaires avec la narration de Bernard Voyer et d'un...

La Bataille de la Châteauguay, The Battle of the Châteauguay

La Bataille de la Châteauguay, The Battle of the Châteauguay

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524671

The Battle of Châteauguay, fought in 1813 to push back American troops invading Canada, is...

La Commune

La Commune

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520874

All of Peter Watkins films are events. When he tackles such a mythical moment of French and world...

Labour Front

Labour Front

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541210

This film on the mobilization of manpower during World War II shows how the workers on production...

Lafayette: The Lost Hero

Lafayette: The Lost Hero

PBS Video 041268

Lafayette: The Lost Hero tells the exciting story of this neglected and controversial figure and...

LAST BEST HOPE: A True Story of Escape, Evasion, and Remembrance

LAST BEST HOPE: A True Story of Escape, Evasion, and Remembrance

PBS Video 040842

What is the one principle or belief for which you would sacrifice everything? Ethical, spiritual,...

Last Stop to Armageddon: The Camp Hughes Story

Last Stop to Armageddon: The Camp Hughes Story

Refuge 31 Films R31003

Last Stop to Armageddon: The Camp Hughes Story is a documentary that examines the First World War...

Leo Mol in Light and Shadow

Leo Mol in Light and Shadow

National Film Board Of Canada NFB549183

For almost fifty years, sculptor Leo Mol hid his past behind a veil of half-truth and deliberate...

Les ailes du courage

Les ailes du courage

Sound Venture SVP033

L'aviation a connu des progrès techniques et tactiques fulgurants pendant la Première Guerre...

Letter from Aldershot

Letter from Aldershot

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524498

In December, 1939, the First Division of the Canadian Active Service Force sailed into the Atlantic...

Letter from Camp Borden

Letter from Camp Borden

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527961

In this film, life at Camp Borden is seen through the eyes of Joe Cartwright, a young recruit to...

Letter from Overseas

Letter from Overseas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521291

An aerogram is received in Canada by the parents of a soldier stationed in Britain. Reading between...

Letters from Karelia

Letters from Karelia

National Film Board Of Canada NFB530924

Taimi Pitkanen last saw her brother Aate (AH-tay) in a Leningrad railway station in 1931. Taimi was...

Liberty Street Blues

Liberty Street Blues

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524156

This vibrant film uses music to reveal the many faces of jazz--New Orleans style. Discover the...

Living in the Shadow

Living in the Shadow

Guerrilla Films GF0001

The story of a group of ordinary people who committed extraordinary acts of generosity in the...

Look to the North

Look to the North

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524083

A film dealing with the swift development of the Canadian northwest for wartime strategy as well as...

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