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The Apology

Some 70 years after the Japanese Army forced them into sexual slavery during WWII, three former "comfort women" share their stories in the hopes that their horrific past will never be repeated....

The Backward Class

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...

Coast Modern

From Los Angeles to Vancouver, this documentary showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture and the homes that have become their legacies.

Father Figures

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.

For Dear Life

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.

Gloria & Me

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....

I Am Not A Rock Star

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.

Just Eat It

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.


Explores how mugshots went from simple crime photos to a widely sought-after art form.

Oil Sands Karaoke

Five oil patch workers compete in a karaoke contest in one of the most controversial places on the planet - northern Alberta's oil sands.

One Big Hapa Family

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.

The Only Son

Pema, a Tibetan male is torn between the tradition of assuming responsibility of the family land or breaking custom in pursuit of a modern life.

Some Kind of Love

A world-famous scientist and an acclaimed artist grapple with the challenges of their reunion in this moving documentary about family, duty and reconciliation.

Tim's Vermeer

Texas inventor Tim Jenison, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer paint photorealistic images 150 years before the invention of...

The 50 Year Argument

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese The 50 Year Argument rides the waves of literary, political and cultural history as charted by The New York Review of Books.

The Apology
The Apology
Expires on May 31

Some 70 years after the Japanese Army forced them into sexual slavery during WWII, three former "comfort women"...