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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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...
Raising Big Blue
The story of the how the blue whale skeleton displayed at UBC's Beaty Biodiversity Museum came to be and the struggles behind locating, excavating and transporting it.
The Hollow Tree
For well over a century, visitors to Vancouver’s Stanley Park have posed for photos in the Hollow Tree. But when the 2006 windstorm ripped through the park, the already weak tree...
Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH
Get ready to cover your eyes - Knowledge Network’s award-winning documentary series Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH is back. Season I delivered a...
Everything Will Be
Filmmaker Julia Kwan captures the subtle nuances of a culturally diverse neighbourhood - Vancouver's once-thriving Chinatown. The community's oldest and newest members offer their...
Carts of Darkness
The treacherous hills of North Vancouver are no match for a group of extreme racers: homeless men who hurtle down the asphalt slopes on shopping carts, their bottle-picking finds...
A Window Looking In
In A Window Looking In, directors Tara Hungerford and Eric Hogan profile 12 BC-based artists, among them writer William Gibson, photographer Fred Herzog and singer/songwriter...