From Under the Bushy Trees

From Under the Bushy Trees

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

From Under the Bushy Trees follows Gerri Graber of Powell River, BC to Chad, a poverty-stricken country in the middle of sub-Saharan Africa. There she teams up with a young education student, Batholomew Mokuh, and they work together with the villagers of Manda to build a school.

Streetcar from Zanzibar

Streetcar from Zanzibar

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This fast-paced and stylized documentary offers a frank look at the dreams, expectations, discoveries and disappointments of two young Zanzibari women who want to call Canada home.

The Thinking Garden

The Thinking Garden

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xiTsonga with English subtitles

Three generations of South African women are sowing the seeds of change through the creation of a community garden to build a better future.


Twins of Mankala

Twins of Mankala

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In Twins of Mankala, Jason DaSilva continues his series on children living in parallel worlds by moving through the lives of Kenyan children in Africa and North America.

Uganda Rising

Uganda Rising

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For two decades, the Acholi people of Northern Uganda have been caught in a civil war between a rebel group whose main objective is inhumane terror and a government whose military response has often increased misery and suffering. This film is the story of Uganda, her stolen children, and the fight to be free.

Women Building Peace

Women Building Peace

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This is the story of remarkable women who, after surviving violence, war and genocide in Africa, are rebuilding their lives and societies, forgiving the killers of their families, adopting and raising orphans, breaking taboos, and redefining what it means to be a woman in their traditional cultures.