Access Challenge

Access Challenge

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This inspiring documentary chronicles three world travellers who though all confined to wheelchairs participate in Access Challenge, a 3-day, 60 kilometer hike through glorious and rugged terrain in British Columbia.

The Boy Inside [43 min educational version with teachers study guide]

The Boy Inside [43 min educational version with teacher's study guide]

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Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan tells the personal and often harrowing story of her son Adam, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome.

The Boy Inside [47 min version]

The Boy Inside [47 min version]

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Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan tells the personal and often harrowing story of her son Adam, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome.

CARRY THE FIRE: The Life and Time of Raoul McKay

CARRY THE FIRE: The Life and Time of Raoul McKay

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This tribute to Métis leader Raoul McKay (1934-2014) pays tribute to a prolific storyteller, filmmaker, educator and leader who advocated tirelessly for the rights of Indigenous people both in his home province of Manitoba and across Canada.

Face First

Face First

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In Face First, filmmaker Mike Grundmann and three other remarkable individuals who grew up with facial birth defects open old, surgically-sealed wounds to tell stark anecdotes about the physical pain of corrective surgery and the psychological sting of ridicule and rejection.

From the Inside/OUT!

From the Inside/OUT!

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From the Inside/OUT! is a moving account of confinement and liberation based on a remarkable art show of the same name.

Gender Blender: Dialogues of Hope

Gender Blender: Dialogues of Hope

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In this youth-driven documentary, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students at a high school in the town of Hope, British Columbia explore issues they face at their high school. The film project created a dialogue among students and the community as a step toward eliminating bullying.

Labelled

Labelled

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The power and damage wrought by labelling children is front and centre in this short animation with puppets.

Standing Tall

Standing Tall

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Standing Tall is a project organized by the Manitoba Métis Federation to counter-act poor test results produced by the existing education system and to encourage Métis parental and community input into the schools.

Touch the Wilderness

Touch the Wilderness

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An inspiring documentary about Brian Lendrum, a former teacher and urbanite, now living in the remote Yukon. Brian has been blind since the age of two. He loves the outdoors and the challenge of wilderness living. His determination and resourcefulness help him to meet the challenges of his environment and to overcome the occasional frustrations of doing it alone.

Une vie sans frontières

Une vie sans frontières

Available on VHS

Ce documentaire émouvant s'agit de Brian Lendrum, autrefois professeur et citadin, qui habite aujourd'hui au fin fond du Yukon. Brian était aveugle depuis l'age de deux ans. Comme Brian explique, etre aveugle n'est qu'un seul aspect de son caractère. C'est la quete pour la connaissance et l'enrichissement personnel qui le pousse a relever le défi de la vie en pleine nature.