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. 

Québec My Country Mon Pays

Québec My Country Mon Pays

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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

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

Regarding: Cohen

Regarding: Cohen

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Outspoken and unconventional, Lee Cohen is a high-profile advocate for asylum seekers. For over 20 years, this dedicated Halifax lawyer has been the constant watchdog of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board, an increasingly secretive entity in the wake of 9/11. Cohen continually drags closed-door refugee hearings into the public eye, as he does with the two talked-about cases at the center of this documentary.

Somewhere Between

Somewhere Between

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Somewhere Between looks at the history of Canadian government legislation affecting Canada's aboriginal women and their traditional role in First Nations society.

Songololo: Voices of Change

Songololo: Voices of Change

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From Vancouver filmmaker Marianne Kaplan comes an exciting glimpse of the process of change presently taking place in South Africa. Instead of detailing the horrors of apartheid, Songololo portrays the emergent post-apartheid culture, born of the collective past and aspirations of black South Africa.

The Spirit Wrestlers

The Spirit Wrestlers

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The Spirit Wrestlers exposes the dramatic and troubling story of the century of Doukhobor life in Canada. It portrays successive governments' efforts to forcibly assimilate a unique, proud and stubborn group of Russian immigrants to this country.

Sur la piste des OGM

Sur la piste des OGM

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Ce documentaire nous ouvre les yeux sur la lutte du contrôle de la production alimentaire mondiale.

Surviving Eugenics

Surviving Eugenics

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In 1996, Leilani Muir won a landmark legal case against the Canadian province of Alberta for wrongful sterilization and confinement at the Provincial Training School in Red Deer, an institution for "mental defectives". Surviving Eugenics traces the history and ongoing significance of eugenics in Canada.

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [50 min version]

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [50 min version]

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SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma is an exploration of the human rights crisis of the Roma people (Gypsies) in Eastern Europe and Italy.

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [72 min version]

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [72 min version]

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SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma is an exploration of the human rights crisis of the Roma people (Gypsies) in Eastern Europe and Italy.

Two Indians Talking

Two Indians Talking

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Two Indians Talking is a comedic drama about the conflicting opinions of two First Nations men as they prepare to set up a roadblock. Each man wants fiercely to do the right thing, but struggles with the question, “When you do something for the right reasons, does that make it the right thing to do?”

THE U.S. AND US

THE U.S. AND US

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Questioning the very notion of Canadian sovereignty, this short documentary features an amusing mélange of Quinn's street performances and sobering interviews from some of Canada's leading authors, activists and politicos.