All ah We

All ah We

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Second-generation Caribbean Canadian Karen Chapman undergoes a cultural transformation into a carnival masquerader at Toronto’s Caribana Parade. On this colourful journey, she discovers her Afro and Indo-Caribbean heritage while asking, “Can you call a place home if you have never been there?”

The Blue Buddha in Russia • Tibetan Medicine

The Blue Buddha in Russia • Tibetan Medicine

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An examination of the history of Tibetan medicine in Russia, this documentary is also an illuminating look at one of its most devoted practitioners today.

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.

Grassland Transfer

Grassland Transfer

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This documentary profiles the Canada-China Sustainable Agriculture Development Project that teams Canada's grassland farming researchers with counterparts in Inner Mongolia.

The Journey of the Blue Buddha • Tibetan Medicine

The Journey of the Blue Buddha • Tibetan Medicine

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The Journey of the Blue Buddha surveys the evolving practice of Tibetan medicine in today's Chinese-controlled Tibet, as well as in the exile community of Dharamsala, India, the Russian republic of Buryatia and North America.

Killer Whale and Crocodile

Killer Whale and Crocodile

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Carvers from two of the world's great carving traditions come together, share each other's cultures and learn about the myths and legends that inform their art.

The Origins and Evolution of Halloween

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The Origin and Evolution of Halloween connects the present with the past by unveiling the history and legends surrounding Halloween.

The Origins of Christmas

The Origins of Christmas

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Centuries and centuries before Christ was born, Romans, Mesopotamians, Carthaginians, Balkans, Germans and Scandinavians held huge celebrations on or near December 25th to welcome the return of the sun. The Origins of Christmas delves into this history, revealing surprising similarities between the world's favourite Christian holiday and some of its not-so-religious roots.

Slingshot

Slingshot

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Two lone figures meet in a desolate landscape. One, an Afghan boy, is there to bury his family, killed in a massacre. The other, a soldier, wounded physically and spiritually from too much killing, who struggles with his basest instincts to move toward healing.

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.

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.

Tibetan Medicine (2 Parts)

Tibetan Medicine (2 Parts)

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This two-part documentary series looks at the revival of traditional Tibetan medicine and its history in China and Russia.

Unveiled: The Kohistan Video Scandal [52 min]

Unveiled: The Kohistan Video Scandal [52 min]

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Englsih, Urdu and Pashto w/English sub-titles

Modernity clashes with tradition in a remote village in the Kohistan region of Northern Pakistan when footage shot on a mobile phone goes viral and conclusions are drawn that two families have been dishonoured.

Valentine's Day: A Brief History of Love and Lust

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A whirlwind tour of the world, going back as far as the 11th century, explores the history of love and the holiday that celebrates it- Valentine's Day.

The Vanishing Tattoo

The Vanishing Tattoo

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Tattoo artist Tom Lockhart and writer/historian of tattoo lore Vince Hemingson journey deep into Borneo's jungle to meet the last remaining Iban tattoo artists.

Wanderings: A Journey to Connect

Wanderings: A Journey to Connect

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A Canadian mother and daughter travel the 4,000-year-old Jewish diaspora and find the key to an unknown past.