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The Hockey Nomad

This charming hour-long documentary is based on Dave Bidini’s bestselling book, Tropic of Hockey, and follows Dave as he travels around the world exploring the ways in which his beloved game of hockey has taken root in different cultures....

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Breadwinner (2017)

The Breadwinner

Parvana (Saara Chaudry) is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to be able to get...

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The Road Forward

A musical doc unlike anything you’ve seen before, The Road Forward pushes the boundaries of what we expect of documentaries and offers a unique, defiant blend of genres that will leave you smiling and feeling inspired. The film tells the tale of...

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The giant (Le géant)

This animated short tells the story of Edouard Beaupré, a.k.a. the Willow Bunch Giant. At 2.5 m (8’ 3”), he was the tallest Canadian in history. Born in 1881 in a small Métis community south of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan,...

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The War Between Us

In 1942, Japanese-Canadians were evicted from their homes by the Canadian government and trucked to tiny communities in remote corners of the country. Amid the anger, frustration and fear arising from forcing one community upon another, two women discover...

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The Skin We’re In

An urgent exploration of race relations, this documentary from acclaimed director Charles Officer follows award-winning journalist and activist Desmond Cole as he pulls back the curtain on racism in Canada, inviting all Canadians to understand the experience of being...

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The World Before Her (2012)

The World Before Her

Ruhi Singh is on her way to Bombay to participate in an intense beauty boot camp as a contestant in the Miss India pageant, a surefire launching pad to fame in a country of 1.2 billion people.  Meanwhile, just...

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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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Reel Injun (Hollywood et les indiens) (2009)

Reel Injun

Reel Injun is an enlightening documentary about the way Indigenous people have been depicted in film from the silent era to the present day. Director Neil Diamond takes the audience on a trip through time to explore the history...

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Rocks at Whiskey Trench (Pluie de pierres à Whiskey Trench) (2000)

Rocks at Whiskey Trench

This affecting doc profiles a key element of the 1990 Oka crisis in which the Mohawk communities of Kahnawake and Kanehsatake stood against the Canadian military and Canadian citizens in a stand-off that turned violent. On August 28, 1990,...

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Shepherd’s Pie and Sushi

This documentary presents Mieko Ouchi, half Celtic, half Japanese… and all Canadian. In 1993, Mieko, an actor, began researching a documentary about her grandfather, Edward Ouchi, a Japanese immigrant to Canada. Then she was cast to star in The War...

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Rude (1995)

Rude

Writer-director Clement Virgo’s groundbreaking debut feature is a vivid drama about three people wrestling with personal demons in Toronto’s inner city. General (Witt) is a drug dealer turned artist arriving home from prison to his estranged family. Jordan (Chevolleau)...

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