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  • Big Blue Row - Angela Madsen

    Angela Madsen, a Paralympian, died 20 June 2020 while attempting to row from California to Hawaii. This film was shot after she had successfully captained Big Blue with a 16 member crew across the Atlantic in 2011. Find out what motivated her and what her challenges were.

  • How We See Water

    This film follows the lives of two young women, Juana Gomez Ramirez and Rosa Maria Hernandez, in San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, as they grow from girls to young women and struggle to fulfill their dreams of obtaining an education while also serving a vital role in earning a living for their ...

  • Northland: Long Journey

    The filmmaker seeks new truths regarding her father’s death from occupational illness due to exposure from workplace toxins three decades prior. His death was officially denied to be related to his work environment but new scientific evidence amended the original legal and medical judgments.

  • 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 ...

  • Des racines, une loi/ Many roots, One Law

    English translation follows

    Sous l’impulsion de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé et de l’Organisation de l’unité africaine, les Etats africains ont été amenés à développer des politiques nationales concernant « la médecine traditionnelle ». En Côte d’Ivoire, l’organisation de ce secteur relèv...

  • 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.

  • Toxic Time Bomb

    “Toxic Time Bomb” is about the impact of industrial pollution on a community and about activists who have spent 30 years fighting to ensure that industry and government take responsibility for the destruction of the environment.

  • 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...

  • Data Mining The Deceased

    Genealogy is the largest historical enterprise in the world and one of the largest data mining operations, driven by the Mormons, Ancestry.com and genetic genealogy testing companies. Data Mining the Deceased explores the industry behind the exponential intensity of genealogy, raising some key qu...

  • 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...

  • Violin Whisperer

    David Ludwik Rapkievian is a master instrument maker, musician, and folk dancer, who works in the Russian, Polish and Armenian traditions. As an instrument maker, David crafts violins in his Washington Grove, MD workshop. While growing up in Detroit, David discovered a love of music through his P...

  • Où rougissent les coquelicots: Le Lakehead à la Guerre

    Le portrait émouvant d'un soldat et de sa communauté durant la Grande Guerre et l'histoire de la réunion de 1921 à Port-Arthur, Ontario, lorsque le coquelicot a été désigné comme un symbole international ou de commémoration.

  • 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...

  • Four Keeps Dakáake

    This short essay film is based on Crow/Apsaalooke tribal cosmology in which wind characterizes one of the four cardinal points and when called upon represents for the tribe a powerful blessing in endurance and return. In this film dakaake (Apsaalooke for bird) signifies both wind and child. A non...

  • 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.