Award-winning documentary by Charles Wilkinson and Tina Schliessler shares the stories of eight street dwellers struggling to survive in the hostile and toxic environment of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. One-on-one conversations, filmed with dignity in a quiet and safe environment, are combined with images of the street to create an intimate portrait of people living on the fringes of society.
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Our First Voices
With the help of her grandmother, a young mother composes a lullaby to her baby in Halq'eméylem, and at the Chief Atahm School in Adams Lake, children learn math in the Secwepemctsin...
C.D. Hoy: Portraits From the Frontier
This fascinating documentary traces the life and work of C.D. Hoy, one of Canada's most famous early photographers. This extraordinary story traces Hoy...
British Columbia: From Pioneers to Protesters
This documentary takes us on a journey through British Columbia’s early history, recounting the influence of the First Nations, the...
Take Me Home
What does home mean to you? For each person, it’s different and so personal - in the backyard, on stage, in Tofino, in the kitchen, or wherever family is. In Take Me Home, Knowledge...
He was a Vancouver landmark. In 1934, Foncie Pulice set up a camera on the sidewalk on Granville Street in Vancouver and for the next 45 years snapped candid shots of people strolling...
Emily Carr: Winds of Heaven
Explores the intimate details of Emily Carr’s artistic life, from the overbearing challenges of her Victorian upbringing, through her fifteen-year retreat from the...
A unique population of mountain goats live where few other creatures dare, along the vertical walls of Canada’s "Grand Canyon" in northwestern BC.