Mazo de la Roche was one of the most successful and prolific woman writers of the 20th century. Her novel Jalna, a soap opera of a family dynasty, skyrocketed her to international fame and fortune in 1927, and she remains one of Canada's bestselling authors to date. This documentary-drama by Canadian filmmaker Maya Gallus explores the many myths and truths about the elusive author.
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Life in Stills
At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when The Photo House - her late husband Rudi’s life’s work - was destined for...
Janis: Little Girl Blue
Janis Joplin is one of the most revered and iconic rock stars of all time, a tragic and misunderstood figure who blazed new creative trails before her death in 1970 at age...
Bach: A Passionate Life
The ubiquitous portrait of Bach shows a grumpy old codger in a wig and formal coat, yet his greatest works were composed in his late 30s and early 40s in an unrivalled blaze...
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...
Looking for Lowry
Chronicles the life and work of British artist L.S. Lowry, best known for his atmospheric urban and industrial landscapes.
Bloodied But Unbowed: Early Vancouver Punk
In the late '70s and early '80s Vancouver, punk music reared its ragged rancid head and let forth a rebel howl. Director Susanne Tabata's...