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Bad Coyote

Bad Coyote

It’s new, it’s fearless, and it’s very real. A hybrid type of coyote, thought to be part wolf, has migrated to Eastern Canada. After a deadly mauling ...

Jason Young
2013 | 51 min
Bombay Calling

Bombay Calling

This feature documentary chronicles the lives of young call-centre workers in Bombay (Mumbai), India. The film profiles several characters who attempt to sell phone services to clients in the UK ...

Ben Addelman & Samir Mallal
2006 | 1 h 10 min
The Boxing Girls of Kabul

The Boxing Girls of Kabul

In this feature documentary, a remarkable group of young Afghan women dream of representing their country as boxers at the 2012 Olympics, embarking on a journey of both personal and ...

Ariel Nasr
2011 | 52 min
Buying Sex

Buying Sex

Timely and wise, this important documentary about the state of prostitution laws in Canada is a revelation. Buying Sex offers a wide spectrum of insight into the issue, inviting us ...

Teresa MacInnes & Kent Nason
2013 | 1 h 15 min
The Coca-Cola Case

The Coca-Cola Case

Columbia is the trade union murder capital of the world. Since 2002, more than 470 workers’ leaders have been brutally killed, usually by paramilitaries hired by private companies intent on ...

German Gutierrez & Carmen Garcia
2009 | 1 h 25 min
Escape to Canada

Escape to Canada

Around the world, Canada is known for its beavers, Mounties and winter climate. But a new Canada has emerged in the past couple of years, famous for potent marijuana, gay ...

Albert Nerenberg
2005 | 1 h 21 min
Fort McMoney: Vote Jim Rogers!

Fort McMoney: Vote Jim Rogers!

This film introduces Jim Rogers: trapper, Fort McMurray native and unsuccessful candidate in the last municipal elections, which saw his home become a modern gold rush town. Much more than ...

David Dufresne
2014 | 52 min
Four Million Threads

Four Million Threads

"Imagine leaving your lifelong home for a one-room flat in a city with a husband you barely know. You work beside 5,000 others in a factory, sewing 180 zippers ...

Jackie Hurwitz
2016 | 25 min
High Wire

High Wire

High Wire examines the reasons that Canada declined to take part in the 2003 US-led military mission in Iraq, shining a spotlight on the diplomatic tug of war that took ...

Claude Guilmain
2019 | 1 h 22 min
The Hole Story

The Hole Story

In this feature documentary, Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie continue in the same provocative vein as their earlier Forest Alert, this time turning their lens on Canada's mining industry ...

Richard Desjardins & Robert Monderie
2011 | 1 h 19 min
Hue: A Matter of Colour (Short Version)

Hue: A Matter of Colour (Short Version)

This feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation into the history and current state of colourism: the discrimination within one ethnicity based ...

2013 | 57 min
Imagined States of America

Imagined States of America

When you hear the word “America,” what springs to mind? Car culture, big business, advertising, religious fundamentalism, the consumer society, militarism, suburbia, office towers, and the technology of paranoia? Imagined ...

Alberta Nokes
2014 | 44 min
The Invisible Nation

The Invisible Nation

Online release: November 30, 2012 The Algonquin once lived in harmony with the vast territory they occupied. This balance was upset when the Europeans arrived in the 16th century. Gradually ...

Richard Desjardins & Robert Monderie
2007 | 1 h 33 min
Limit Is the Sky

Limit Is the Sky

This documentary follows six young Canadians, including refugees from the Middle East and Africa, who come to Fort McMurray, the capital of the third-largest oil reserve in the world. “Fort ...

Julia Ivanova
2016 | 1 h 47 min
Meltdown

Meltdown

This short documentary examines the nuclear disaster that followed the March 11th, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture. That day, Japan was hit with the 5th-strongest ...

Wally LongulAkio Suzuki & Akihiko Nakai
2012 | 45 min
Payback

Payback

This feature documentary based on Margaret Atwood’s bestselling book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth offers a fascinating look at debt as a mental construct and traces ...

Jennifer Baichwal
2011 | 1 h 26 min
The People of the Kattawapiskak River

The People of the Kattawapiskak River

The People of the Kattawapiskak River by Alanis Obomsawin looks at the causes of a housing crisis in a Northern Ontario Cree community in 2011.

Alanis Obomsawin
2012 | 50 min
Pink Ribbons Inc.

Pink Ribbons Inc.

Pink Ribbons, Inc. is a feature documentary that shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer, which marketing experts have labeled a "dream cause," has been hijacked by a shiny ...

Léa Pool
2011 | 1 h 37 min
Prosecutor

Prosecutor

This feature documentary follows the Chief Prosecutor through the first trials of the newly formed International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno-Ocampo investigates and prosecutes some of the world's worst criminals ...

Barry Stevens
2010 | 1 h 34 min
Shock Waves

Shock Waves

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, murder, rape, armed conflict and the looting of civilians by the military are daily facts of life. In this huge country where chaos and ...

Pierre Mignault
2007 | 52 min
Soaring Highs and Brutal Lows: The Voices of Women in Metal

Soaring Highs and Brutal Lows: The Voices of Women in Metal

Soaring Highs and Brutal Lows celebrates the stories of eight female vocalists in the heavy metal genre. Through personal interviews, behind the scenes insights, and concert footage, these women describe ...

Mark Harwood
2015 | 1 h 33 min
Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how far has it brought us, and how relevant is it today? This feature documentary zeroes in on key concerns ...

Karen Cho
2012 | 1 h 27 min
Targets: Reporters in Iraq

Targets: Reporters in Iraq

Since 2004, the war in Iraq has become impossibly dangerous for journalists. Few remain there and fewer still venture outside the Green Zone or work unembedded. In this powerful documentary ...

Maziar Bahari
2007 | 47 min
Through a Blue Lens

Through a Blue Lens

Constable Al Arsenault, along with six other policemen, document the people on their beat to create a powerful film about drug abuse. This group of officers developed a unique relationship ...

Veronica Alice Mannix
1999 | 52 min
Tiger Spirit

Tiger Spirit

This full-length documentary tells the story of modern Korea, a nation divided in half. The psychic scar shared by families divided during the Korean War in the 1950s is symbolized ...

Min Sook Lee
2008 | 52 min
Trick or Treaty?

Trick or Treaty?

Covering a vast swath of northern Ontario, Treaty No. 9 reflects the often contradictory interpretations of treaties between First Nations and the Crown. To the Canadian government, this treaty represents ...

Alanis Obomsawin
2014 | 1 h 24 min
Where the Land Ends

Where the Land Ends

Against the backdrop of the camera’s meditative wandering through the places that created Quebec, Where the Land Ends explores and questions the historical narrative, as a group of young ...

Loïc Darses
2019 | 1 h 29 min
Who Cares

Who Cares

In this cinema vérité documentary, director Rosie Dransfeld captures the gritty and dangerous world of Edmonton's sex trade workers where, in a post-Pickton era, women now voluntarily provide police ...

Rosie Dransfeld
2012 | 1 h 19 min
Zimbelism

Zimbelism

Zimbelism is a feature documentary about the work of humanist photographer George S. Zimbel. At 86, Zimbel is one of the last working elders of street photography. A wonderful storyteller ...

Jean-François Gratton & Matt Zimbel
2015 | 1 h 30 min
Zimbelism (Short Version)

Zimbelism (Short Version)

Zimbelism is a feature documentary about the work of humanist photographer George S. Zimbel. At 86, Zimbel is one of the last working elders of street photography. A wonderful storyteller ...

2015 | 52 min