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Winter Sports Movies
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From hockey, to tobogganing and skiing, and back to hockey again, here are some films to get you into the spirit of cold days, steaming cups of hot cocoa, snowy landscapes and the grand beauty of Canadian winters. Enjoy!
Featuring Jean Beliveau, this short film focuses on hockey from the inside out. Known as Canada ...
10 min 40 s
In this animated short, Roch Carrier recounts the most mortifying moment of his childhood. At a ...
10 min 21 s
From Gerald Potterton (director of the cult classic
), this short film depicts the daydream ...
6 min 40 s
The Sword of the Lord
This documentary records the extraordinary determination of Jungle Jim Hunter to be the best ski racer ...
57 min 50 s
Meet Maurice Richard on and off the ice, and follow his spectacular career with the Montreal ...
42 min 25 s
Temples of Time
Filmed in the Canadian Rockies and in Garibaldi Park, this documentary features magnificent footage of mountain ...
26 min 45 s
Just Another Job
This short film takes you behind the scenes of the Quebec Nordiques. Coached by the legendary ...
27 min 8 s
Thunderbirds in China
In this documentary, the members of the University of British Columbia's Thunderbirds hockey team travel ...
57 min 51 s
No Way They Want to Slow Down
Filmmaker Giles Walker takes an informal look at how our best skiers work and live. Filmed ...
28 min 34 s
King of Blades
This short film presents Canadian world figure-skating champion Don Jackson as he makes skating history at ...
17 min 40 s
Canada Vignettes: Skier
In this short vignette, skier Kathy Kreiner prepares for and participates in her Olympic gold-medal race ...
This short, silent film captures a Sunday afternoon at a community skating rink. Iconic Quebec director ...
This short film retraces the life of Herman Smith Johannsen – the man who introduced the sport ...
28 min 40 s
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