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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 ...

Nelofer Pazira
2009 | 1 h 30 min
The Ballad of Crowfoot

The Ballad of Crowfoot

Released in 1968 and often referred to as Canada’s first music video, The Ballad of Crowfoot was directed by Willie Dunn, a Mi’kmaq/Scottish folk singer and activist ...

Willie Dunn
1968 | 10 min
Chi

Chi

Well-known filmmaker Anne Wheeler and actor Babz Chula take off for southern India, armed only with a camera and the hope of making a film about a little-known, seemingly miraculous ...

Anne Wheeler
2013 | 59 min
Circle of the Sun

Circle of the Sun

This short documentary by Colin Low is an invitation to a gathering of the Káínaa of Alberta - as the Sun Dance is captured on film for the first time. The ...

Colin Low
1960 | 29 min
Examined Life

Examined Life

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” —Socrates

Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academia and classrooms and puts it back on the streets.

Philosophers have long done their ...

Astra Taylor
2008 | 1 h 28 min
Exile - A Myth Unearthed (Part 1)

Exile - A Myth Unearthed (Part 1)

The exile of the Jewish people from their homeland following the destruction of the Second Temple has long played a central role in Christian and Jewish theology, and it has ...

Ilan Ziv
2012 | 52 min
Exile - A Myth Unearthed (Part 2)

Exile - A Myth Unearthed (Part 2)

The exile of the Jewish people from their homeland following the destruction of the Second Temple has long played a central role in Christian and Jewish theology, and it has ...

Ilan Ziv
2011 | 52 min
Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action

Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action

Fueled by the belief that another world is possible, this feature documentary takes us on a global journey tracing spiritual activism's historical roots and capturing the powerful personalities that ...

Velcrow Ripper
2008 | 1 h 37 min
Griefwalker

Griefwalker

This documentary introduces us to Stephen Jenkinson, once the leader of a palliative care counselling team at Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital. Through his daytime job, he has been at ...

Tim Wilson
2008 | 1 h 10 min
Highway to Heaven

Highway to Heaven

This short symphonic documentary offers a glimpse into the unique religious co-existence found along No. 5 Road in Richmond, British Columbia. Highway to Heaven takes audiences into many of the ...

Sandra Ignagni
2019 | 16 min
Mystical Brain

Mystical Brain

This documentary reveals the exploratory work of a team from the University of Montreal who seek to understand the states of grace experienced by mystics and those who meditate. Filmmaker ...

Isabelle Raynauld
2006 | 52 min
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 ...

Rosemary House
2001 | 50 min
Scared Sacred

Scared Sacred

Scared Sacred is a feature documentary that asks the question: Can we be Scared into the Sacred? The film takes us on a journey to the pivotal ground zeros of ...

Velcrow Ripper
2004 | 1 h 44 min
Things Arab Men Say

Things Arab Men Say

This documentary paints a picture of Arab men that is vastly different from what we’re accustomed to. In this antidote to mainstream-media depictions of Arabs as terrorists and extremists ...

Nisreen Baker
2016 | 52 min
Tulku

Tulku

Gesar Mukpo was three when he became one of the first people born in the West to be recognized as a tulku the present-day reincarnation of a Buddhist master. For ...

Gesar Mukpo
2009 | 1 h 15 min
WALL

WALL

Preeminent UK playwright and screenwriter David Hare—whom The Washington Post referred to as “the premiere political dramatist writing in English”—writes and stars in this innovative animated feature that ...

Cam Christiansen
2017 | 1 h 19 min