This short documentary by Vancouver-based director Sean Patrick Shaul highlights the unique history of the Great Depression in Vancouver and the influx of transient men that arrived with it. Through archival materials and expert interviews, it offers an entertaining and educational portrait of these desperate times.
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High Five: A Suburban Adoption Saga
Cathy and Martin Ward of Surrey, BC, fight to adopt five siblings, ages six to nineteen, from a remote Ukrainian orphanage. They succeed, but the adoption...
Do You Really Want To Know?
Three families face the difficult decision of whether or not to be tested for Huntington’s disease – a degenerative neurological illness that is akin to having ALS,...
The Battery Man
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 U.S. vs. John Lennon
Looks at John Lennon's transformation from beloved musical artist to anti-war activist to iconic inspiration for peace that also reveals the true story of why and how the...
Oil Sands Karaoke
Fort McMurray is at the centre of a new gold rush. Thousands of men and women have been drawn to the northern boomtown with the promise of high-paying jobs in one of the most...
With a new baby and wife to support, out-of-work filmmaker Matt Gallagher tries his hand - and some would say “luck” - at playing poker for a living.
Wild at Heart
They're burned-out workaholics, bored retirees, urban dwellers, and outdoor "un-enthusiasts". So why are they suddenly climbing mountains and whitewater kayaking? Meet a group of nature...
The Backward Class
The first class of Dalit ('untouchable') caste students, in India's history, undertake the national ISC high school graduation exams as a means to a brighter future for themselves,...