Catalogue

Human Rights

24 Days in Brooks

24 Days in Brooks

Over the course of a decade Brooks, Alberta, transformed from a socially conservative, primarily white town to one of the most diverse places in Canada as immigrants and refugees flocked ...

Act of Dishonour

Act of Dishonour

Set in the northern region of Afghanistan, this feature drama tells the story of a young bride-to-be who strays from local customs after befriending an Afghan-Canadian translator. Part lament against ...

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 ...

Confessions of an Innocent Man

Confessions of an Innocent Man

This raw exposé examines William Sampson’s harrowing experience while imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for a crime he didn’t commit. Sampson was working as a businessman when he was ...

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 ...

Grace, Milly, Lucy... Child Soldiers

Grace, Milly, Lucy... Child Soldiers

This feature documentary exposes the little-known tragedy of girl soldiers in Uganda. How can they learn to live normal lives again after being abducted and trained to become killing machines ...

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 ...

Martha of the North (Classroom Length)

Martha of the North (Classroom Length)

Martha was only 5 when she and her parents were lured away from their Inuit village. Along with a handful of other families, they were moved to Canada’s most ...

The People of the Kattawapiskak River

The People of the Kattawapiskak River

Alanis Obomsawin’s documentary The People of the Kattawapiskak River exposes the housing crisis faced by 1,700 Cree in Northern Ontario, a situation that led Attawapiskat’s band chief ...

Race Is a Four-Letter Word

Race Is a Four-Letter Word

Speaking biologically, 'race' is a spectral concept. Black, brown, red, white, and yellow, considered purely as skin colours, merit no more significance than a tattoo. The 'skin your're in ...

Salvation

Salvation

This documentary portrays the front-line street workers who serve the needy under the umbrella of the Salvation Army. One of the world's largest social agencies, the Army is a ...

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 ...

Triage: Dr. James Orbinski's Humanitarian Dilemma

Triage: Dr. James Orbinski's Humanitarian Dilemma

Triage : Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma follows the powerful odyssey of James Orbinski, a humanitarian and doctor who accepted the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of Médecins Sans ...

Under the Hood, a Voyage into the World of Torture

Under the Hood, a Voyage into the World of Torture

This documentary traces the stories of several people who were tortured by democratic countries. September 11, 2001 saw the birth of a new world order. The war against terror now ...

Vendetta Song

Vendetta Song

This short documentary follows Montreal filmmaker Eylem Kaftan as she travels to Turkey in an attempt to unravel the 30-year-old mystery of her aunt Guzide's murder. As she searches ...

War Is Not a Game

War Is Not a Game

The first Geneva Convention to “regulate” war was signed in 1864. A century and a half later, armed conflicts are increasing in number across the globe and are no more ...