Follows charismatic and streetwise Chris Hoard, a former drug dealer who wants to turn his life around by starting a construction company.
The first class of Dalit caste students take on the ISC high school graduation exams to find a brighter future for themselves and help their families out of the destitution they've been in for...
Meet a man whose life was changed by electricity: an extraordinary person who can fry a hot dog with bare hands in an attempt to become the first human laser.
The unprecedented rush to develop industrial wind turbines is transforming the landscape in Canada and the world.
Follows the remarkable story of Indian activist Vinay Shetty, who is fighting to save two children who are dying from the rare disease Thalassemia Major.
This documentary takes us on a journey through British Columbia's early history, recounting the influence of the First Nations, the tumultuous gold rush era and beyond.
This documentary traces the life and work of C.D. Hoy, one of Canada's most famous early photographers.
Discover the stories and relationships of the people behind the lens of the Magnum Photo Agency and its Hollywood subjects.
Directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers, the city before the city tells the story of the Musqueam First Nation's 200-day vigil to halt a Vancouver condo development that unearthed ancestral remains....
From Los Angeles to Vancouver, this documentary showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture and the homes that have become their legacies.
Produced and directed by Rudy Buttignol, The Dairy showcases the daily rituals of traditional cheesemakers in the Italian village of Bannia di Fiume Veneto.
Follows three families who have been confronted with the difficult decision of whether or not to be tested for Huntington's disease.
Mount Edziza is a complex of fifty volcanoes in northwestern BC with over eight million years of history erupting under glacial ice.
With conductor Mariss Jansons and clarinet soloist Andreas Ottensamer, the Europakonzert 2017 takes the Berliner Philharmoniker to Cyprus, to the ancient city of Paphos.
Follows a Canadian filmmaker throughout Asia as she examines her 73-year-old father's romantic relationship with a 23-year-old woman from the Philippines.
Single at age forty-one, filmmaker Nina Davenport decides to have a baby on her own, despite the odds stacked against her or the extra hurdles of living in New York City.
Using the street photography of Foncie Pulice, this documentary traces a timeline through the heart of Vancouver, showing its diverse history and cultural identity.
Terminal cancer patient James Pollard, a seasoned theatre producer, rallies his family and friends to turn death on its head and stretch his final years into an unconventional project.
Diagnosed with ALS, Gloria Taylor publicly fought for the legal right to die with dignity. BC filmmaker David McIlvride chronicles her perseverance, day-to-day struggles and their growing bond....
In 1937 HG Wells predicted the creation of the "World Brain", a global library that contains all human knowledge. Seventy years later Google has started scanning millions of books for its website...
Featuring archival footage and photos, this Knowledge Network documentary traces the people and politics that influenced BC's knowledge industry over the past century.
Legendary director Ron Mann brings his impeccable research and storytelling skills to this history of recreational marijuana use in the late 20th century.
Director Charles Wilkinson's film explores the breathtakingly beautiful archipelago off BC's northwest coast - home to a dedicated community uniting to protect land and sea for the next generation...
Cathy and Martin Ward of Surrey, BC, adopt five siblings from a Ukrainian orphanage. As the eldest child struggles to adjust, it becomes the ultimate test of her adoptive parents' unconditional...
A diverse range of BC artists, athletes and celebrities share what home means to them.
Follows the dramatic coming-of-age story of prodigal pianist Marika Bournaki, from age 12 to 20, whose life has focused on becoming a world-class concert pianist since the age of five.
Architect Raymond Moriyama built the new Canadian War Museum. He has created an indelible symbolic experience that can be felt in every corner of this concrete building of war and hope.
A compilation of six short documentaries exploring various aspects of Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, from Indigenous rights to the controversial 'notwithstanding clause.'
Takes you deep inside the Port of Vancouver, whose 28 terminals, 600 kilometres of shoreline and nearly 35,000 workers keep the economy humming.
Albert Maysles' last film is a portrait of the life and work of Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed style maven who had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for...
A pop culture pilgrimage into the odd and irreverent universe of alternative and underground Christmas music, featuring an eclectic cast of collectors, critics, musicians and songs.
Held at St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, this concert combines the voices of two Vancouver Gospel choirs with special guests Jim Byrnes and The Sojourners.
Follows a Vancouver couple as they decide to eat only rescued food for six months. What they find is shocking: truckloads of perfectly edible food destined for the landfill.
Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia.
Set in the traditional territory of the Tahltan First Nation, director Nettie Wild's film captures beauty and complexity as one of Canada's vast wildernesses undergoes irrevocable change.
Leslie Caron is one of the last witnesses to the golden age of American cinema. Now, discover the secrets of her work and life - a world of contradictions, ambitions, and dreams.
Filmmaker Shelley Saywell and singer/activist Lorraine Segato share the stories behind the songs sung by those living on the streets of Toronto.
This documentary follows a group of disparate individuals who share one thing in common: they've all devoted their lives to the Moon.
Under the baton of Teodor Currentzis, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and cellist Steven Isserlis perform works by Benjamin Britten and Dmitri Shostakovich.
Chris Wynn's takes an unflinching look inside the private and relentless struggle of families trying to cope and care with a parent with early onset Alzheimer's at a shockingly young age.
Explores how mugshots went from simple crime photos to a widely sought-after art form.
Join archaelogists as they embark on two groundbreaking expeditions to the Holy Land to seek the truth about the Bible's most famous king and his legendary riches.
A team of scientists visit one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes. By unlocking its secrets, they hope to predict and prevent a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions.
Overfishing is threatening to destroy the underwater realm of Easter Island. Marine ecologist Enric Sala and a team of scientists set out to save the unique marine wildlife before it's too late....
Epic tale follows a single wolf over the course of its nine-year life in Yellowstone National Park.
Jacques Cousteau's youngest son retraces his father's footsteps under the sea, comparing the Mediterranean today with imagery captured by his father.
Five oil patch workers compete in a karaoke contest in one of the most controversial places on the planet - northern Alberta's oil sands.
BC filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns embarks on a journey of self-discovery to find out why everyone in his Japanese - Canadian family married interracially after his grandparents' generation.
Oscar Peterson's utter dedication to music took him to the pinnacle of international success and to the depths of emotional despair.
Shake your booty back to the 70s with this glittering look at the much-maligned disco era, featuring interviews with Gloria Gaynor, the Village People, Kool and the Gang and other stars.
Cousins from a tight community plan to develop their homeland on South Africa's Wild Coast. Nonhle wants to preserve their traditional lifestyle with ecotourism while Madiba plans to mine titanium...
A powerful and intimate look at acclaimed international spoken word artist Shane Koyczan's emotional journey to reconnect with the father he never knew as he prepares for his most important poem...
Filmmaker Mitch Miyagawa has the most apologized-to family in Canada. But what do apologies mean to his parents, his children and his country? Can saying sorry fix past atrocities and heal victims...
Touching Life tells the inspiring story of a visually impaired couple raising their young son.
As housing costs in cities around the world skyrockets, this film looks at the drama unfolding in Vancouver, as citizens fight to preserve homes as living spaces, not global commodities.
Conductor Gabor Takacs-Nagy and French cellist Gautier Capucon bring us Mozart, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven.
Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor.
The stars are shining at the Waldbuhne, an annual outdoor concert starring the world-renowned Berliner Philharmoniker.
This three-part series shares the stories of workers, industries and events spanning three centuries of BC history.
An exotic species of mountain Stone sheep, found only in the remote wilderness of northwestern BC, are providing scientists with a rare look at the influence of geology upon the genetics of a...
Takes you deep inside the Port of Vancouver, whose 28 terminals, 600 kilometres of shoreline and nearly 35,000...
With conductor Mariss Jansons and clarinet soloist Andreas Ottensamer, the Europakonzert 2017 takes the Berliner...
A team of scientists visit one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes. By unlocking its secrets, they hope to...
Albert Maysles' last film is a portrait of the life and work of Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed...
This documentary follows a group of disparate individuals who share one thing in common: they've all devoted their...
Under the baton of Teodor Currentzis, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and cellist Steven Isserlis perform works by...
Directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers, the city before the city tells the story of the Musqueam First Nation's 200-day...
Epic tale follows a single wolf over the course of its nine-year life in Yellowstone National Park.