Amazing Grays: A Celebration of the Crone

Amazing Grays: A Celebration of the Crone

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On Vancouver Island, a group called the Amazing Grays host an annual gathering to celebrate aging. This video presents six themes on the aging process: the force of gravity, menopause, cronehood, role models, life passages, and feminine spirituality.

Bowl of Bone: Tale of the Syuwe

Bowl of Bone: Tale of the Syuwe

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An intriguing film that defies classification and combines biography, dreams, documentary, and journalistic narration, Bowl of Bone was directed by Jan-Marie Martell in collaboration with Interior Salish (Nlaka'pamux) herbalist Annie Zetco York.

Call It Karma

Call It Karma

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This documentary focuses on Tibetan monk Gyalten Rinpoche, who, after establishing a Buddhist centre in the West, returns to Nepal for an emotional reunion with his Master.

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.

firebear called them faith healers ...an aboriginal story...

firebear called them faith healers ...an aboriginal story...

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Firebear Called Them Faith Healers presents vignettes of oral storytelling, from the life experience of Métis author Richard Van Camp. Seven people, of different ages and race, stand over a white background to tell a story in three vignettes: The Dream, The Fight and The Faith Healers.

Gay Spirit

Gay Spirit

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Followers of different religions, six courageous individuals faced similar issues when they "came out". Gay Spirit reveals how they struggled to embrace their sexuality alongside their spirituality. They share their stories with candour and honesty.

Mary, Mary: My Last Act of Love in the World

Mary, Mary: My Last Act of Love in the World

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Mary was an artist and teacher who lived for 12 years with a condition doctors called “palliative.” She recorded the process to share what she learned about the difference between the agony of death and the art of dying--a gift to those who live with terminal illness and loved ones who remain.

Pursuit/Flight

Pursuit/Flight

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Animator Marilyn Cherenko continues her exploration of the poetic and spiritual qualities of life. The most lyrical of her films, Pursuit/Flight explores a woman's fascination with a bird and the consequences of trying to capture freedom.

REACTOR

REACTOR

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On March 11th, 2011 a 9.0 earthquake triggered a massive tsunami off the coast of Japan. This disaster resulted in an estimated 15,878 deaths and trillions of dollars in damage, including a partial meltdown at three reactors in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

 

Sacred Seven

Sacred Seven

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In this short evocative drama, a young girl living in a difficult foster home situation ground herself in seven sacred teachings, described in the writing The Seven Teachings by David Courchene Jr, elder of the Ashinabe Nation in Manitoba.

The Saint Soldier

The Saint Soldier

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In The Saint Soldier, Sikhs talk about their lives and their faith. From a nationally honoured teacher to a controversial female radio personality, a temple elder to a high-tech entrepreneur and an elderly immigrant who first abandoned the symbols of his religion to try and assimilate, they all explore what it means to be a Sikh in Canada today.

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3--13 parts)

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3--13 parts)

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This is the third of four documentary series on water--its role in culture, spirituality and life itself for North America's First Nations people. 

Under One Sky

Under One Sky

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This film is a testament to every women who has been attacked and fought back. At a women's martial arts camp on the BC coast, women from all over North America explore an extraordinary range of martial arts.

Water Walk, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 3 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 3 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 4 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 4 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 5 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 5 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Within the Walls: A Story of Healing

Within the Walls: A Story of Healing

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Within the Walls is a unique documentary which follows the journey of participants in "The Red Road" program meant to heal Aboriginals inmates.

Yahgu dang ang: To Pay Respect • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Yahgu dang ang: "To Pay Respect" • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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A look at the Haida people's efforts to repatriate the stolen remains of their ancestors.

Zarra

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Zarra explores how every particle in existence, be it animate or inanimate, has a soul which continuously connects to the matrix of the Universal Soul.