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

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

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

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.

Girls On Top

Girls On Top

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

Eight women in Toronto who rehearse and perform Caryl Churchill's 1982 play, Top Girls. The play has become a canon of women's theatre and features icons of Canadian theatre and screen who reflect on their own personal struggles as working women in the arts world and broader society in general.

It Will Not Last the Night: The Theatre of Larry Lillo

It Will Not Last the Night: The Theatre of Larry Lillo

Available on VHS

It Will Not Last the Night profiles Canadian theatre actor, director and artistic director Larry Lillo.

Lights, Camera and Action: Tantoo Cardinal • Storytellers in motion (Series 1)

Lights, Camera and Action: Tantoo Cardinal • Storytellers in motion (Series 1)

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

In this episode from the Storytellers in motion series, filmmaker Tantoo Cardinal is profiled.

Mandrake–A Magical Life

Mandrake–A Magical Life

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

This documentary draws back the curtain once more for the great magician Leon Mandrake. The embodiment of his comic book double, Leon transformed himself as showbiz changed. From the carnivals and speakeasys to vaudeville, swanky night clubs and grand stages, and finally, to the television screen, Mandrake was a magician for all times.

Surviving In the Cracks

Surviving In the Cracks

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

When Safe Houses for street youth in British Columbia faced closure, youth came together to create the play, Surviving In the Cracks. It was a play with a purpose, to inform an unaware public about why they ended up on the street and why the safe houses saved their lives. This is their story.

To Be Romeo & Juliet

To Be Romeo & Juliet

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

This documentary follows three different theatre troupes, one in Canada, one in England and one in Chile as they prepare to put on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Travelling Medicine Show

Travelling Medicine Show

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

Travelling Medicine Show is a half-hour film based on the Creation story. Its poetic, ambiguous narrative is expressed wordlessly through vivid imagery.