Travelling Medicine Show

Travelling Medicine Show

Available on DVD

Travelling Medicine Show is a half-hour film based on the Creation story. Its poetic, ambiguous narrative is expressed wordlessly through vivid imagery.

Treaty 8 Country

Treaty 8 Country

Available on DVD

Hunting as a way of life for native people is threatened by large-scale resource development. The film reveals the Native world through details of daily life in a summer hunting camp.

Trial of an Iconic Species

Trial of an Iconic Species

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

The mighty Fraser River sockeye run is in trouble. Beginning in the early 1990's, the sockeye salmon populations began to decline. Millions of fish were disappearing and fisheries scientists and managers were stumped.

The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton

The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

The crash of 19 stocks of Fraser River sockeye over a 15-year period finally forced the Canadian Government to close all fishing from 2007 to 2009. It looked like Fraser river sockeye populations were going extinct. 

Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered

Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered is a fascinating portrait of Jane Jacobs, a critical thinker who understood the need for citizens to become involved in shaping public policy that shapes the cities in which they live.

Uulx - The Scratcher

Uulx - The Scratcher

Available on DVD

In a stark and stunning frozen remote landscape, an unlikely encounter between hunter and the hunted unfolds. But which is which?

 

Water As Taonga: Kaitiaki, Part 1 •  SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

Water As Taonga: Kaitiaki, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

In keeping with the cultural belief that water is "taonga"--a precious cultural treasure--the Maori believe they are guardians, or "kaitiaki" of the environment.  The McGuire family, members of the Pahutiki Marae in Hawks Bay, New Zealand are struggling to restore a river system for a formerly abundant species of flounder and "tuna", or eel.

Who Killed Miracle?

Who Killed Miracle?

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

In June 1977, a baby orca was spotted swimming erratically in Menzies Bay near Campbell River, British Columbia. It survived several brushes with death to become a star performer at Sealand of the Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia. Five years later, the whale known as Miracle died under mysterious circumstances. This documentary revisits the circumstances surrounding her life and death and reveals a more complex story.