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  • Brother Time

    "Brother Time" is the story of two neighbors whose friendship turns to conflict as ethnic passions threaten to engulf them. After the last presidential election, Kenya erupted in ethnic violence. Most of the 1,500 killed lived in the Rift Valley, where members of different groups had lived peacef...

  • Kiri's Piano

    Inspired by Canadian folk singer James Keelaghan's 1988 song of the same name, the film chronicles one woman's sacrifice in the face of rampant prejudice tearing her Japanese-Canadian family apart.

  • UNMANAGEABLE

    Unmanageable is the untold story of Canada's little-known training schools and the generations of vulnerable children who survived terrible abuses within their walls.

  • Hard Time

    A documentary about one man's journey, from a life of poverty in rural Louisiana, through the state corrections system, to becoming a political activist devoted to the fight for the rights of political prisoners in the United States.

  • Dreams Deferred: Legacy of American Apartheid

    A film exploring the realities of a system of exclusion via the Criminal Justice System affecting the African American community. The focus is on drug laws from the 1970’s taking a national prison population of 300,000 to 2.5 million. The Children’s Defense Fund stating, “1 of 3 African American ...

  • Visiting Day

    Born in Toronto and raised in Winnipeg, Scott Nolan hasn’t been without an instrument in his hands as far back as he can remember. His efforts in several bands, including Leadhouse and Motel 75, soon directed him toward a strong solo career that has secured him in a place in the ranks of the coun...

  • Heroes: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King

    A short video of a conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King who, along with Herman Wallace, spent a combined total of 114 years in solitary confinement for crimes they did not commit.

  • The Politics of Exclusion - Citizens of the World Series

    This episode looks at research on Apartheid in South Africa, military dictatorships in South America, occupation in Palestine, and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

  • Seeking Bimaadiziiwin

    A short documentary about youth suicide and harm reduction through the celebration of traditional knowledge and beliefs.

  • Robert King et l'Angola 3

    Un court métrage produit pour La Presse qui explique qui sont l'Angola 3.

  • Where is my Mother House

    Many elderly people in nursing homes in Iran have been abandoned by their children and they suffer from a lack of love and attention. Despite good conditions within these homes for the elderly, the clients of these homes eternally hope to leave and return to the bosom of their families.

  • Kindness: Taking It To the Streets

    The scales of social justice do not always tip equally. There are members in society who fall through very wide cracks, and without love and kindness and caring, their climb out of darkness can be slippery at best. This 27-minute film shows the positive differences being made by caring people in ...

  • I Want To Be Afsaneh

    Afsaneh and her daughter live in Tehran. Her husband became a drug addict and abandoned his family. Afsaneh was left destitute and forced to rely on her family for place to live. Out of desperation she sold one of her kidneys, but her struggle with poverty continues.

    Director: Selma Nayebi
    Cou...

  • Mother's Day on the Golan Heights

    A short sequence that illustrates the everyday challenges for people living in an occupied territory. A not so happy Mother's Day is marked each year on the border between the Golan Heights and Syria.