THE WORLD THROUGH AN ACADEMIC LENS
ResearchTV is a peer-reviewed educational streaming platform for independent films that are made with an academic focus. We seek to provide ready access to high quality independent programming that enhances our understanding of the world we live in. Relying on a global network of filmmakers, community groups and other partners, ResearchTV is populated with unique, informative and challenging programming with an emphasis on academic research and the sharing of knowledge.
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What remains of a 1924 Ontario Motion Picture Board film looking at the Lakehead's role in the grain industry, comparing the potential of the Lakehead in the early 1920s to that of Ancient Egypt as a hub of civilization.
The second film produced by the Port Arthur Amateur Cinema Society, Sleep-Inn Beauty is a comedy involving a bathing beauty contest and is based on a story adapted by Dorothea Mitchell. The Port Arthur Amateur Cinema Society produced the first feature-length amateur film in Canada in 1929. Mitche...