bp (pushing the boundaries)

bp (pushing the boundaries)

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This quirky documentary looks at the life of the late poet bpNichol.

GiiahlGalang: The State of the Haida Language • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

GiiahlGalang: The State of the Haida Language • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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Fears that the indigenous people of Haida Gwaii on Canada's Northwest coast will lose a unique worldview embodied in a fading indigenous tongue, lead community members such as Diane Brown, coordinator of the Skidegate Haida Immersion Program to work to teach the native language to young people.

Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China

Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China

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This insightful documentary focuses on 86-year old Huan-yi yang, the last remaining resident who still practices the art of Nu Shu (meaning female writing), exploring the role of Nu Shu in women's lives and revealing a women's subculture born of their resistance to male dominance.

Our First Voices

Our First Voices

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Our First Voices is a series of shorts that celebrate BC First Nations language and pays tribute to the drive to preserve and revitalize the languages for future generations.

Québec My Country Mon Pays

Québec My Country Mon Pays

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

Director John Walker reflects on his complex relationship with Québec, charting the course of rapid change wrought by the Quiet Revolution: from the separatist movement, FLQ crisis and political referenda to the exodus of half a million people from Québec. 

The QuébeCanada Complex

The QuébeCanada Complex

Available on DVD

This bold documentary provides a humorous perspective on the threat of the Québec/Canada split.