Fallen City follows survivors of the deadly 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Zeroing in on three shattered families, filmmaker Zhao Qi explores their inner lives with patience and compassion. While the depth of their loss seems insurmountable, ultimately the film is about human resilience and the struggle for renewed hope in the face of tragedy.
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A tattered envelope of their Dad’s old photos leads Canadian brothers on an adventure in photography, memory, and culpability in the war torn African country of their childhood.
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...
Why do a billion people still live in poverty worldwide, and what can be done to change this? A collection of films by independent filmmakers tackle the issue and pose challenging questions...
Filmmaker Shelley Saywell and singer and activist Lorraine Segato document the music and stories of those living on the margins of society and bare their souls through their songs on the...
Google and the World Brain
In 1937 HG Wells predicted the creation of the “World Brain”, a giant global library that contained all human knowledge and which would lead to a new form of higher...
Men Who Swim
A humorous and poignant look at a group of middle-aged men who have found unlikely success as members of Swedens all-male synchronized swimming team.
Gloria & Me
Diagnosed with ALS, Gloria Taylor spent what would be the last year of her life fighting a very public battle for the right to die with dignity. Gloria was at the centre of a successful BC...