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The Voyageurs

This very short animation from the NFB's Canada Vignettes series illustrates the hardships of voyageurs' lives in the early Canadian fur trade.

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The Voyageurs

This short film tells the tale of the men who drove big freighter canoes into the wilderness in the days when the fur trade was Canada's biggest business. The film recreates scenes of the early 19th century with a...

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The Blue Butterfly

Inspired by the true story of a terminally ill ten year old boy (Marc Donato) and his determined single mom, who will stop at nothing to make his dream come true. This shy, intelligent and brave boy's dream is...

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The Snow Walker (Le détour) (2003)

The Snow Walker

When Arctic bush pilot Charlie Halliday (Pepper) is given two rare walrus tusks by a group of Inuit, he agrees to fly a mission of mercy, transporting a sick girl (Piugattuk) to a hospital. It’s the early 1950s, and...

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The Mad Canadian

This short film follows stuntman Ken Carter on the stock-car racing track, where he engages in crazy activities, such as driving his car off a ramp over a parked line of cars. Take a wild ride with Ken as...

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Roadkill

Bruce McDonald's debut feature is a rock 'n' roll road movie that concerns the adventures of a Toronto rock promoter's assistant, Ramona (Valerie Buhagiar), sent to track down a band called the Children of Paradise that has gone missing in...

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Sleeping Giant (Le géant endormi) (2016)

Sleeping Giant

Teenager Adam (Martin) is spending a lonely summer vacation with his parents on rugged Lake Superior, near Thunder Bay. His routine is shattered when he befriends Riley (Moffett) and Nate (Serino), smart aleck local boys who pass the time...

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Scanners (1981)

Scanners

After 10 seconds, the pain begins. 15 seconds, you can’t breathe. 20 seconds, you explode. Scanners are social outcasts, the by-product of a failed experimental drug given to their mothers during pregnancy, and possess the unusual ability to read...

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Oliver Bump’s Birthday

On the eve of his birthday, 12-year-old child prodigy Oliver Bump is pretty sure he's about to die. Spurred by their demanding parents, his three brothers and sisters lived lives of endless intellectual toil until their inexplicable deaths at...

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Paddle to the Sea

Based on a book of the same name, Paddle to the Sea is Bill Mason's film adaptation of the classic tale of an Indigenous boy who sets out to carve a man and a canoe. Calling the man "Paddle to the...

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Project Grizzly (1996)

Project Grizzly

When Troy Hurtubise was attacked by a grizzly bear in 1984, he decided that he would never be a victim again and set about constructing an armoured suit that could withstand a grizzly attack. Built out of titanium, rubber...

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Mr. Viral

A dark satire about viral marketing, click-bait and gutter-porn.  In the trenches of a struggling advertising agency three desperate execs become consumed by their secret online lives.  A twisted agency producer takes radical steps to sell his client’s wholesome...

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