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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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This Changes Everything

Inspired by Naomi Klein's international non-fiction bestseller This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana's Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to...

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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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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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Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk in Islam

The word “taqwacore” is taken from a novel by Michael Muhammad Knight, The Taqwacores, combining “taqwa,” an Arabic word for God-consciousness, with “hardcore”. His book, about a group of young Islamic punk rockers, inspired the creation of an actual...

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Such a Long Journey (Un si long voyage) (1998)

Such a Long Journey

Based on the award-winning novel by Canadian author Rohinton Mistry, Such a Long Journey is the story of Gustad Noble (Seth), whose life is thrown into turmoil when he is asked by an old friend to deposit a large...

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Rebelle (War Witch) (2012)

Rebelle (War Witch)

African rebels kidnap Komona (Mwanza) and force her to become a child soldier, but a miraculous event makes them fear that she has supernatural powers. Wonderfully played by Rachel Mwanza, whose performance is nothing short of a revelation, Komona’s...

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Sabah (2005)

Sabah

Sabah (Khanjian) is a sheltered 40-year-old woman who lives with her controlling Muslim family in Toronto. While they are a source of love and support, her widowed mother and conservative brother, Majid (Seymour), are also pretty overbearing. Sabah is...

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Monsoon (2014)

Monsoon

Captured in gorgeous, ultra high-definition 4K video, Sturla Gunnarsson’s documentary profiles not just expert meteorologists but also farmers, fishermen, city dwellers and even bookies — real citizens whose lives, rain or shine, are profoundly affected by the monsoons. By...

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