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100,000 Cadets

100,000 Cadets

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522200

A recruiting film showing the thorough training the Royal Canadian Army Cadets receive in aircraft...

11 Steps to Survival

11 Steps to Survival

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523979

A film demonstrating steps to take in the event of a nuclear attack. Animated drawings show the...

13 Platoon

13 Platoon

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523178

A young officer just finished Officers' Training Corps takes command of a Canadian army platoon on...

1421: The Year China Discovered America?

1421: The Year China Discovered America?

PBS Video 040474

This special examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur...

180 Is Max

180 Is Max

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520055

The twenty-third world championship match for builders of free-flight model aircraft, held at...

1913: Seeds of Conflict

1913: Seeds of Conflict

PBS Video 041801

1913: Seeds of Conflict examines a critical yet overlooked moment of transformation in Palestine,...

1916: The Irish Rebellion

1916: The Irish Rebellion

PBS Video 041839

On Easter Monday 1916, a small group of Irish rebels - including poets, teachers, actors, and...

23 Skidoo

23 Skidoo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520597

If you erase the people of downtown America, the effect is bizarre, not to say disturbing. That is...

55 Socks

55 Socks

National Film Board Of Canada NFB553967

Based on a poem by Marie Jacobs, the animated short 55 socks, by Oscar-winning director Co...

A Case Study: Cambodia and East Timor

A Case Study: Cambodia and East Timor

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525887

This video explores the background for the fighting and atrocities that took place in Cambodia and...

A Friend for Supper

A Friend for Supper

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523557

During World War II, a teacher explains how children in Russia, China, and occupied Europe are...

A Letter from Oxford

A Letter from Oxford

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524815

An introduction to England's ancient university through the experience of a newly arrived Rhodes...

A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

Sound Venture SVP028

A Nation Soars is a trilogy of documentaries narrated by Dan Aykroyd that explore how aviation...

A Parallel World

A Parallel World

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526954

A Parallel World deals with the aftermath of war. It is a story of human suffering and existential...

A Place Called Chiapas

A Place Called Chiapas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB530389

On January 1, 1994, the day the North American Free Trade Agreement came into force, the indigenous...

A Place Called Chiapas

A Place Called Chiapas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB530715

On January 1, 1994, the day the North American Free Trade Agreement came into force, the indigenous...

A Place for Everything

A Place for Everything

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526470

In this film Eric Nilsson takes up the contrasts in the well-ordered Swedish society--order versus...

A Question of Identity: War of 1812

A Question of Identity: War of 1812

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521170

When Britain and the United States were at war the feud spilled over into Canada, to pioneer...

A Scent of Mint

A Scent of Mint

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524709

Growing up in the small Lebanese town of Abey, Pierre Sidaoui had a carefree childhood. But civil...

A Score for Women's Voices

A Score for Women's Voices

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520767

Between March and October 2000, millions of people around the world took to the streets to denounce...

A Song for Tibet

A Song for Tibet

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526593

A land of snow and mountains, of burgundy-clad monks and prayer wheels--this mythical image of...

A Story About Breadmaking in the Year 1255 A.D.

A Story About Breadmaking in the Year 1255 A.D.

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525539

An animated film showing the sowing, reaping, and milling of wheat, the baking of bread and service...

A War Story

A War Story

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524863

'How little a list of casualties tells the real story of war.' Based on the diaries of Canadian...

A War Story--Based on the Diaries of Dr. Ben Wheeler

A War Story--Based on the Diaries of Dr. Ben Wheeler

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520565

'How little a list of casualties tells the real story of war.' Based on the diaries of Canadian...

A Writer in the Nuclear Age: A Conversation with Margaret Laurence

A Writer in the Nuclear Age: A Conversation with Margaret...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528654

In this short film, internationally acclaimed author Margaret Laurence passionately addresses...

Abortion: Stories from North and South

Abortion: Stories from North and South

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524236

Women have always sought ways to terminate unwanted pregnancies, despite powerful patriarchal...

Aces: A Story of the First Air War

Aces: A Story of the First Air War

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522010

World War I was the first war in which aviators played a part. What was it really like to manoeuvre...

Action Stations

Action Stations

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521729

A Canadian corvette goes on convoy duty in the North Atlantic, sights a submarine and sinks...

Acts of Defiance

Acts of Defiance

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521537

A film account of events preceding and during the summer of 1990 with particular reference to the...

African American Lives 2

African American Lives 2

PBS Video 041028

The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry...

Aftermath: The Remnants of War

Aftermath: The Remnants of War

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521082

War has a dirty secret: it never really ends. Aftermath: The Remnants of War weaves archival images...

Age of Dissent: Young Men with Opinions

Age of Dissent: Young Men with Opinions

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520620

This film presents the outspoken views of young men from Canada and Great Britain about what is...

Age of the Buffalo

Age of the Buffalo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523744

A vivid recollection of the free west of the North American Indian and the vast herds of buffalo...

Alberta Girls

Alberta Girls

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522204

This is a short film about the Alberta All Girls Band Spectacular. The Edmonton-based band was...

Alias Will James

Alias Will James

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521700

From cattle rustler to ex-convict, and from novice writer to the toast of Hollywood, Will James...

Almost Giants

Almost Giants

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527596

In recent years, Canada has risen from virtual obscurity in women's gymnastics to become one of the...

America and the Civil War

America and the Civil War

PBS Video 041574

America and the Civil War – What began as a bitter dispute over states' rights, ended as a...

America and the Holocaust

America and the Holocaust

PBS Video 041263

This program paints a troubling picture of the United States during a period beset by anti-Semitism...

American Experience: Lee & Grant: Generals of the Civil War

American Experience: Lee & Grant: Generals of the Civil War

PBS Video 041573

Step behind the battle lines with generals on both sides of the Civil War as AMERICAN EXPERIENCE...

American Experience: The Battle of Chosin

American Experience: The Battle of Chosin

PBS Video 041865

Thanksgiving Day, 1950, the troops of the US Army's X Corps were pushing north through the Korean...

American Experience: The Great War

American Experience: The Great War

PBS Video 041867

The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses,...

Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands

Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab...

PBS Video 041241

Did any Arabs save Jews during the Holocaust? Seeking a response to that query, Robert Satloff set...

An Ecology of Hope

An Ecology of Hope

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528056

While the environment may be threatened by man, it will also be saved by man. So believes Pierre...

An Introduction to Basic Training: This Man's Army

An Introduction to Basic Training: This Man's Army

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524737

A dramatization designed to illustrate the various benefits enjoyed by Canadian Army soldiers and...

Anatomy

Anatomy

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520285

Animal communities have rules, customs and behaviour patterns that are often similar to those of...

Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine

Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine

PBS Video 041794

Embark on an exciting and visually stunning journey with historian Jonathan Phillips to the...

And We Knew How to Dance: Women in World War I

And We Knew How to Dance: Women in World War I

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526137

The wartime accomplishments of women in World War I are celebrated in this video. Twelve Canadian...

Anybody's Son Will Do

Anybody's Son Will Do

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526048

Photographed on location at the United States Marine Corps Parris Island Training Depot in South...

Arthur Currie - Master of War: The Great War Tour

Arthur Currie - Master of War: The Great War Tour

Breakthrough Entertainment BTE164

General Sir Arthur Currie led the Canadian Corps to a series of spectacular victories hastening the...

Asylum

Asylum

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520292

Asylum is the first feature documentary to take us inside the Canadian refugee process. It follows...

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