They were the it girls of their era: the remarkable female pilots of World War II who overturned convention and took to the skies. These pioneers of aviation and equality were part of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), delivering aircraft to the RAF during Britains darkest hours. Using archive footage and testimonies from the surviving members and their relatives, Spitfire Women captures the stories of these unsung heroines, whose tales of courage and determination remain largely unrecognized.
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In Search of Chopin
Frédéric Chopin’s grave in Paris remains a place of pilgrimage and his music continues to sell out concert halls worldwide - but...
The Great War Tour
In this four-part series, Norm Christie takes us on a pilgrimage to significant Great War sites - some famous, others almost totally unknown - and tells the stories of Canadian men...
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...
Afghanistan: The Great Game
Afghanistan, one of the most isolated and barren landscapes on earth, is a strange place for an empire or superpower to invade. But for three of the greatest powers...
Dreamers and Dissidents
The rugged beauty of the Kootenays, with its snow-capped peaks, verdant valleys and shimmering lakes, has long lured those who dared to dream big and defy conventions. Drawn...
The Secret Liberators
The Secret Liberators is about individual acts of courage in the common fight to liberate Europe from Nazi and Fascist tyranny. Canadian historian Norm Christie returns to the...
The Secret Life of Books
Great Expectations, Jane Eyre, Mrs. Dalloway, Frankenstein just some of the classic works of fiction that we all know and...
Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia
The stories of ordinary people who played extraordinary roles in the building of our province.