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.
ResearchTV holds filmmakers to a high standard so that viewers can count on both the quality of the research and of the quality of the production.
Watch award-winning documentaries, docudramas, public presentations and other research in a video format.
Ideal for classroom instruction or for anyone interested in the world around us.
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The global forestry industry is in transition. This film looks at the lives of people who live in the shadow of a pulp mill in three communities; Terrace Bay, (Canada) Kemijärvi, (Finland) and Fray Bentos, (Uruguay).
A documentary about a region where where farms were carved out of the Boreal Forest. Unlike the Canadian Prairies or the Niagara region, producing food in Northwestern Ontario requires a special kind of farmer.
Researchers in China, Brazil, and India share their personal reflections about the future of emerging economies whose rapid growth rates are challenge to traditional social, political, and economic structures.
In developing nations, women play an essential role through their work yet patriarchal societies traditionally exclude them from political and economic power. This episode takes viewers to Senegal, Morocco, Guatemala and Palestine.