Against the Current

Against the Current

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Against the Current follows the struggle of a small native band in British Columbia, the Uchucklesaht on Vancouver Island, in their struggle to restore a once-healthy salmon run.

Arctic Shadows: The Arctic Journeys of Dr. R. M. Anderson

Arctic Shadows: The Arctic Journeys of Dr. R. M. Anderson

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Dr. Rudolph Martin Anderson spent seven winters and ten summers north of the Arctic circle in his
career as an Arctic scientist. This documentary salutes his contributions to conservation, Arctic science and cultural knowledge from three different expeditions.

The Fast

The Fast

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The Fast follows Doreen Manuel on her journey into the Rocky Mountains for a four-day fasting ceremony to tap into her inner power as a storyteller.

The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons

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This simple, delightful animation for small children is an excellent discussion starter on how the seasons affect our lives.

The Hand of Franklin

The Hand of Franklin

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A four-person team attempts to be the first to row self-propelled through the fabled Northwest Passage in order to shed light on the effects of climate change in the Canadian Arctic.

The Hollow Tree

The Hollow Tree

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Documentary follows the bizarre saga of eccentric and passionate citizens who stand against gravity, decay and bureaucracy in order to save a thousand-year-old cedar tree from annihilation.

Honey

Honey

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Honey lets the viewer slip into the intimate world of bees. Their intricate social dance and their faceted perception of the landscape is lyrically juxtaposed with Robert Morgan's poem `Honey' and original musical scores by Carla Hallett and Robert Minden.

Indian Food Fishing on the Fraser River

Indian Food Fishing on the Fraser River

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This 2014 digital release, created by Scott Renyard, pays tribute to the 1982 film by acclaimed BC cinematographer Dick Harvey (1930-2007).

Food fishing for sockeye salmon on the Fraser River has been practiced by British Columbia's first nations communities for thousands of years. With the world changing around them, both the fish and the people remain as close as ever. 

Inside Out

Inside Out

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Inside Out reveals the beauty of nature, and the calming effect it has on people engulfed by it. Lulu Keating combines footage of the wilderness with an inspirational song in this short live action.

Le jour et la nuit

Le jour et la nuit

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This classic animation follows an elfin flute player as he awakens the forest creatures with his music.

The Little Forest/La petite forêt

The Little Forest/La petite forêt

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In The Little Forest, Mr. and Mrs. Beetle put aside their work to enjoy a little weekend entertainment.

Natural Resonance

Natural Resonance

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Heading for an environmental train wreck, natural resources don’t stand a chance at the expense of the overwhelming industrial species.

Neighbours, Wild Horses & Cowboys

Neighbours, Wild Horses & Cowboys

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Award-winning filmmaker Linda Ohama captures the essence of the prairies in Neighbours, Wild Horses & Cowboys. She revisits her home community in Southern Alberta to uncover intertwining stories of friendship, appreciation for nature, and neighbourliness.

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. 

Les quatre saisons

Les quatre saisons

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Cette animation simple et merveilleuse pour enfants présente une excellente discussion sur l'effet des saisons sur nos vies.

The Road Stops Here: The Walbran Valley

The Road Stops Here: The Walbran Valley

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This documentary looks at the Walbran Valley on southern Vancouver Island, home of one of British Columbia's last ancient temperate rain forests, and follows the actions of protesters who are fighting to save it from logging.

Surviving the Fundy Footpath

Surviving the Fundy Footpath

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Bruce Persaud, a city slicker with zero hiking experience, attempts to complete one of Canada's toughest multi-day hikes, traversing the Fundy escarpment between St. Martin's and Alma, New Brunswick. 

Who Killed Miracle?

Who Killed Miracle?

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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.