On October 28, 2011, Theresa Spence, band chief of the Attawapiskat First Nation, declared a state of emergency in her community. Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin exposes the housing crisis and poor living conditions faced by 1,700 Cree in northern Ontario.
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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,...
Last Days in Vietnam
During the final days of the Vietnam War, the U.S. had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With the clock ticking, a number of heroic...
Catch the Westbound Train
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...
Jingle Bell Rocks!
A pop culture pilgrimage into the odd and irreverent universe of alternative and underground Christmas music, featuring an eclectic cast of collectors, critics, musicians and songs.
Take Me Home
What does home mean to you? For each person, its different and so personal - in the backyard, on stage, in Tofino, in the kitchen, or wherever family is. In Take Me Home, Knowledge Network...
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.
In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village. Such raids weren't unusual in an era when homosexual acts...