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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...

Beachcomber Cottage

Who doesn't dream of getting away from it all? Carving out a simpler life in a remote idyll has been the fantasy of many a city dweller - but is it possible? Monty Halls thinks it is.

the city before the city

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....

Coast Australia

In this exploration of Australia’s spectacular coastline, host Neil Oliver is joined by a team of local experts who will dig deep into its archaeology, geography and marine life.


In 1964, a remarkable event was filmed: the first contact with members of a nomadic Aboriginal group, completely unaware of modern society. Yuwali, 17 at the time, recalls the startling moment....

The Dairy

Produced and directed by Rudy Buttignol, The Dairy showcases the daily rituals of traditional cheesemakers in the Italian village of Bannia di Fiume Veneto.

Indian Hill Railways

From the Himalayas in the north, to the Nilgiri Mountains in the south - for over a hundred years, steam trains have climbed through the clouds and into the world of Indian Hill Railways.

Islands of Britain

Martin Clunes embarks on an epic journey in search of an island paradise. In this three-part series, he'll visit some of the 1,000 or so islands that surround Britain.


Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia.


From a group of Chilean rappers who fuse their Mapuche music with modern beats to a Mi’kmaq healer using traditional methods to battle social ills, Indigenous champions are leading a cultural...


This documentary follows a group of disparate individuals who share one thing in common: they've all devoted their lives to the Moon.

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.


In 1964, a remarkable event was filmed: the first contact with members of a nomadic Aboriginal group, completely...