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War

The Apology

The Apology

The Apology follows the personal journeys of three former “comfort women” who were among the 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the ...

Tiffany Hsiung
2016 | 1 h 44 min
Far from Bashar

Far from Bashar

A few years ago, the al-Mahamids fled Bashar al-Assad and Syria to settle in Montreal. A nuanced portrayal of a courageous family coping with a seemingly interminable war, thousands of ...

Pascal Sanchez
2020 | 1 h 13 min
First Stripes

First Stripes

A group of civilians embark on 12 weeks of intensive training that will see them gradually transformed into soldiers of the Canadian Armed Forces. For the third instalment in his ...

Jean-François Caissy
2018 | 1 h 46 min
Freelancer on the Front Lines

Freelancer on the Front Lines

This fast-paced documentary follows Canadian freelance reporter Jesse Rosenfeld’s journey across the Middle East. Having made the region the focus of his work, he shows us the thorny geopolitical ...

Santiago Bertolino
2016 | 1 h 26 min
Gloria Victoria

Gloria Victoria

Recycling elements of surrealism and cubism, this animated short by Theodore Ushev focuses on the relationship between art and war. Propelled by the exalting “invasion” theme from Shostakovich’s Leningrad ...

Theodore Ushev
2012 | 6 min
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 ...

Raymonde Provencher
2010 | 1 h 13 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
In Pursuit of Peace

In Pursuit of Peace

IN PURSUIT OF PEACE makes the case for unarmed civilian peacemaking and mediation as a response to violent international conflict. We follow four Canadian peacemakers as they take us inside ...

2015 | 1 h 27 min
My Son Shall Be Armenian

My Son Shall Be Armenian

Exploring the question of Armenian identity, My Son Shall Be Armenian follows filmmaker Hagop Goudsouzian, who travels with five Montreal men and women of Armenian descent to the land of ...

Hagop Goudsouzian
2004 | 1 h 20 min
My War

My War

A disturbing portrait of four Western volunteers who risk their lives to fight ISIS alongside Kurdish forces. The feature documentary My War probes the complex motives behind the need to ...

Julien Fréchette
2018 | 1 h 37 min
Paris 1919

Paris 1919

This feature-length film, based on Margaret MacMillan's acclaimed book of the same name, takes us inside the most ambitious peace talks in history. Revisiting the event with a vivid ...

Paul Cowan
2008 | 1 h 34 min
Return to Vimy

Return to Vimy

In this short film, a young woman visits the Vimy Memorial to make a charcoal imprint of the engraved name of her great-grandfather who was lost in battle. She brings ...

Denis McCready
2017 | 9 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
This is Not a Movie

This is Not a Movie

For more than 40 years, journalist Robert Fisk has reported on some of the most violent and divisive conflicts in the world.
Yung Chang’s This Is Not a Movie ...

Yung Chang
2019 | 1 h 30 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
The Van Doos, 100 Years with the Royal 22e Régiment

The Van Doos, 100 Years with the Royal 22e Régiment

This documentary marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal 22e Régiment, the only French-speaking Canadian battalion to fight in the First World War. Widely known by its colloquial name, “The ...

Claude Guilmain
2014 | 52 min
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 ...

2010 | 52 min