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  • Fem's Way

    The adult sex industry continues to evolve with the evolution of culture itself. In the era of “sexting” and “selfie culture”, practices of sexualised self-exposure and performances have been multiplying across diverse networks and platforms. The proliferation of digital technologies has also ena...

  • Iceberg Shadow

    The director finds a boxful of 8 mm films with pictures from all over the world from a garage sale.

    Night after night the thin strips of plastic lying in the box come to life. They are clearly filmed by the same person, but who has wanted to document all these moments? The calm after the storm, ...

  • Quantified Life

    Quantified Life is a portrait documentary film which focuses on the self-tracking practices and habits of a dedicated self-quantifier from Denmark, Thomas Blomseth Christiansen. Thomas is no ordinary self-tracker.
    For the last ten years, he has been meticulously tracking and documenting various a...

  • Borderland Memories

    Borderland Memories follows filmmaker Edie Steiner’s questions around historical complicity and intergenerational belonging, beginning with her quest to locate her father’s former home in Lower Silesia. Her ancestors were among the millions of ethnic Germans expelled from Silesia when it was anne...

  • The Polar Explorer

    This feature film made by decorated polar explorer Mark Terry is the first documented crossing of the Northwest Passage ever filmed. It showcases the scientific research and discoveries made by the scientists of ArcticNet during the three-week crossing. The findings were so significant, the film ...

  • Abandominium

    "Abandominium" is an observational ethnographic film that chronicles the shared domestic life of four heroin injectors who live together in an abandoned building on the west side of Chicago. The film follows Steve and Pam, the homesteading married couple who run the house, and their housemates, I...

  • No Page for Dalits

    This short film emphasizes the religious or sacred basis of discrimination and one modern instance thereof, where caste members literally have no way to participate in the traditional Indian search for marital partners.

    Wesley Shrum is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Video Ethnography...

  • The War to End All Wars

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    In this documentary series commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War, award-winning documentary filmmaker Mark Terry interviews professors in York University's Department of History as they examine various aspects of the war and the role Canada played in it.

  • The Changing Face of Iceland

    This one-hour documentary special from decorated polar explorer and award-winning environmental documentary filmmaker Mark Terry (The Antarctica Challenge, The Polar Explorer), chronicles these changes and more during his 2018 circumnavigation of the island nation. The film premiered at the Unite...

  • Consequences of Confederation

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    Consequences of Confederation is a 5-part video series featuring historians from York University. It explores a selection of outcomes of the 1867 British North America Act, the agreement among British colonies to form a new nation-state in North America.

  • The Antarctica Challenge - A Global Warning

    Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, highest, and driest continent on earth. However, events are unfolding here that may spell disaster for the rest of the world. Glaciers are melting at a rapid rate and threatening to flood the world’s oceans, penguins are walking to their death in inexplicable ...

  • We Stand on Guard

    This TV-hour documentary examines the first 100 years of Canadian military service overseas. It includes never-before-seen archival as well as footage of Canada’s peacekeeping role in Kosovo from 1999 to 2000.

    Awards:
    Best Director - Mark Terry - Houston International Film Festival
    Best Documen...

  • Ep7-War to End All Wars-Les Canadiens Français et la Première Guerre Mondiale

    Episode Seven - Les Canadiens Français et la Première Guerre Mondiale

    FR - Professeurs Marcel Martel, Colin Coates et Roberto Perin discuter de la guerre du point de vue des Canadiens français, notamment le rôle joué par
    l'Église Catholique, la conscription et les luttes politiques entre les...

  • Thinking with the Hands

    What role does physicality play in science? "Thinking with the Hands" is a short ethnographic documentary dedicated to the involvement of physicality in scientific knowledge production. This film investigates the role played by hands in daily laboratory work routine.

  • Sniper Patrick Riel

    In this short lecture, Dr. Ron Harpelle of the Lakehead University Department of History discusses the life and military accomplishments of Patrick Riel, a sniper in the First World War.