419: The Nigerian Scam

419: The Nigerian Scam

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This is the story of how one man's involvement with an Internet scam ruined his life. The inclusion of real correspondence with the scammers gives an added level of realism to this shocking film - a dramatic piece about a human journey, hope, values of life, and awareness.

80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

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This compact and comprehensive series explores what could be done to improve living conditions in lesser-developed countries.

Bobbys Peace

Bobby's Peace

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As battles raged during World War II, many young pilots were casualties of war. To replenish the supply of pilots for the Allies, the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan School was set up to teach navigation to new recruits at Summerside, P.E.I. This short drama, based on letters found in a museum, recreates the story of William and Joe, two flight instructors who arrive in Summerside to teach these recruits.

Call from Josie

Call from Josie

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Darlene has made a momentous decision about her lengthy illness. Just as she and a very unusual in-home service converge, a frantic call from her stubborn daughter threatens to derail her plans. 

Corporations in the Classroom

Corporations in the Classroom

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A documentary film investigating the upside and the downside of increasing corporate influence in public education.

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

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Development and Debt looks at the history of the international development assistance that began in the early 1960s and conditions attached to that aid, often benefitting those providing it more than its recipients.

Do You Really Want to Know? [57 min version]

Do You Really Want to Know? [57 min version]

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Do You Really Want to Know? is a documentary about the complex emotional, ethical and psychological issues surrounding the new frontier of predictive genetic testing.

Do You Really Want to Know? [72 min version]

Do You Really Want to Know? [72 min version]

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Do You Really Want to Know? is a documentary about the complex emotional, ethical and psychological issues surrounding the new frontier of predictive genetic testing.

Le drapeau: lorigine de la nation (La Voix des Mechif, Series 1) 

Le drapeau: l'origine de la nation (La Voix des Mechif, Series 1) 

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The Métis flag is the oldest Indigenous flag in the Northwest, dating back to 1816. As a young woman in Winnipeg reseraches her family roots, she learns about the early history of the Métis or Mechif people as they area also known.

Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson

Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson

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Documentary on notorious activist Paul Watson. Explores the birth of the modern environmental movement and the founding of Greepeace and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

Finding Our Way

Finding Our Way

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Three 30-minute films, made in partnership with two First Nations bands in the Carrier territory of north central British Columbia, describe conflict over land and sovereignty and ask if there is a way forward.

FLESH

FLESH

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In this idiosyncratic documentary, Tami Wilson looks at women and meat in a society obsessed with flesh. Are there parallels between how women and animals are packaged in popular culture?

For You, My People

For You, My People

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Through a combination of 2D and 3D digital animation techniques of hundreds of photographs, the politics of Senator Salvador Barrera is chronicled through a series of flashbacks into the dark side of political opportunism.

Fractured Land

Fractured Land

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"Deep down we're all fractured," an oil and gas representative tells young Aboriginal leader and lawyer Caleb Behn. Behn knows that feeling all too well, as he struggles with the role he'll play in protecting his traditional territory under Treaty 8 in northern British Columbia, an area that is currently under siege from some of the world's largest natural gas operations. 

Growth Rings

Growth Rings

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People who live in the seemingly pastoral setting of Canada's west coast and the First Nations people of the area reflect on the pressures from outside for change that will impact their ways of life and the fragile eco-system.

Hatties Heist

Hattie's Heist

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Hattie's Heist is a transformational rags to riches comedy that makes a comment on the widespread plight of impoverished seniors and the dwindling pensions facing retiring boomers. It's best perceived as a caper film. It is not a story to encourage oldsters to rob banks, but an inspirational tale to encourage them to fulfill their dreams before it is too late.

In the Company of Fear

In the Company of Fear

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Colombia is notorious for its politics of fear. In the Company of Fear explores the power of non-violent resistance to oppose state terror, through the work of "Protective Accompaniment".

Interdependence • 80:20—The Developing World

Interdependence • 80:20—The Developing World

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Interdependence explains that, concerned or not, everyone is affected—through trading relationships and other factors of interdependence such as health, the environment, economics and global security.

Killer Whale and Crocodile

Killer Whale and Crocodile

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Carvers from two of the world's great carving traditions come together, share each other's cultures and learn about the myths and legends that inform their art.

The Legacy of Colonialism • 80:20—The Developing World

The Legacy of Colonialism • 80:20—The Developing World

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The Legacy of Colonialism examines the role worldview played in the 500 years of colonization that began in the 15th century, tracing historical structures contributing to the current status of many lesser-developed countries.

Mount Polley: Breach or Catastrophe •  SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

Mount Polley: Breach or Catastrophe • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

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On August 4, ironically known as B.C. day, the Imperial Mines tailings pond dam in the north central British Columbia collapsed releasing 10 million gallons of toxic chemicals into a pristine wilderness in the province.

Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold

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On a freezing night, Soft as Snow and Cold as Ice meet Thomas, a young man in a drunken stupor, who has been dumped on the outskirts of town. When Thomas suggests the two men walk back to the city with him, they persuade him to stay the night.

Policy Baby: The Journey of Rita/Bev

Policy Baby: The Journey of Rita/Bev

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A riveting and powerful one-hour documentary of an Ojibway woman's struggle to reconnect with her Aboriginal self.

The Pristine Coast [110min version]

The Pristine Coast [110min version]

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The marine ecosystem off the coast of British Columbia is in trouble. Alexandra Morton, a biologist who lives in the Broughton Archepelago, began to document the decline of pink and chum salmon in the late 1990's following a massive expansion of open-net pen fish farming on the west coast of Canada. The Pristine Coast explores the policy decisons taken and not taken that have led to this crisis for the Pacific Coast ecosystem. 

The Pristine Coast [52min version]

The Pristine Coast [52min version]

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The marine ecosystem off the coast of British Columbia is in trouble. Alexandra Morton, a biologist who lives in the Broughton Archepelago, began to document the decline of pink and chum salmon in the late 1990's following a massive expansion of open-net pen fish farming on the west coast of Canada. The Pristine Coast explores the policy decisons taken and not taken that have led to this crisis for the Pacific Coast ecosystem.