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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...

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...

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...

Lost Over Burma: Search for Closure

Lost Over Burma: Search for Closure

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520785

During the final days of the Second World War, an RCAF crew of six young Canadians sets out on a...

Love on the Wing

Love on the Wing

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521772

For this publicity clip for the United Kingdom’s airmail service, Norman McLaren created a...

L’influenza démasquée

L’influenza démasquée

Sound Venture SVPF482

À l’occasion du centenaire de la grippe espagnole de 1918, le documentaire L’influenza...

Mackenzie King and the Conscription Crisis

Mackenzie King and the Conscription Crisis

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528751

From the beginning of the Second World War in 1939, Mackenzie King tried to avoid conscription,...

Main Street, Canada

Main Street, Canada

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524639

The small towns of Canada passed through the prosperity of the 1920s, the depression of the 1930s,...

Man Overboard

Man Overboard

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521918

The impending christening of his daughter--and the commitment to family life that it...

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

PBS Video 040788

Her name is synonymous with the French monarchy and all its excesses, but there is more to the...

Marilyn Waring on Politics: Local & Global Show One

Marilyn Waring on Politics: Local & Global Show One

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524219

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

Marilyn Waring on the Environment Show Three

Marilyn Waring on the Environment Show Three

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521530

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

Marilyn Waring on Women and Economics Show Two

Marilyn Waring on Women and Economics Show Two

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526492

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

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World

PBS Video 041885

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World Narrated by Hugh Bonneville (Downtown Abbey), the...

Memorandum

Memorandum

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525836

The memorandum was Hitler's and the subject was the solution to the 'Jewish problem.' In this film,...

Memories of War

Memories of War

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521240

This haunting animation film, rich with symbolism, is the filmmaker's plea for a peaceful world in...

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