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Aboriginality

Aboriginality re-imagines the strength and spirit of First Nations culture through narrative mediums that connect urban First Nations youth to their rural ancestral histories. Dallas Arcand, world champion hoop dancer and hip-hop artist, is inspired by both new and traditional elements of First N...

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ati-wîcahsin (It's Getting Easier)

In ati-wîhcasin (It's Getting Easier) filmmaker Tessa Desnomie celebrates the life and times of her grandmother, Jane Merasty. Born and raised on the trapline, this Woodlands Cree woman witness's significant changes over her 80 years.

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O Mother, Where Art Thou?

O Mother, Where Art Thou? by filmmakers Paul John Swiderski takes stock of his adoptive family and the security and well-being that they have always provided for him. However, he begins to wonder about his biological family.

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Life Givers: Honouring Our Elders and Children

Life Givers: Honouring Our Elders and Children is a film by Janine Windolph that testifies to the need to grieve and to honour the memory of loved ones.

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The Power of a Horse

In The Power of a Horse, filmmaker Cory Generoux deals with the scars that racism left on his life - both as its recipient and perpetrator.

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The Ghosts of Futures Past: Tom Berger in the North

The Canadian Arctic is one of the world's last great wilderness regions and is facing pressures concerning natural gas exploration. The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, the largest construction project in Canada in more than a century, will bring natural gas from the Far North to Alberta's Tar Sands fo...

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Gene Boy Came Home

Eugene "Gene Boy" (pronounced Genie Boy) Benedict was raised on the Odanak Indian Reserve, Quebec. At age 15, he left home to work construction in New York State. At age 17, he accepted a dare to enlist in the US Marines. A few months later, he was at the frontlines of the Vietnam War. This film ...

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In the Name of the King

Series: Pyramid
Through the eyes of one of the conscripted builders, Nakht, the story of the building of the Khufu pyramid, The Great Pyramid at Giza, is told. Through high quality reconstructions and computer generated images, viewers learn about the archaeological evidence in the form of artifacts and writings...

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Film as Text

This program explores the cinematic techniques used by filmmakers to express the narrative conventions essential to telling a story. Using the film, Caravan, as a reference, this program serves as an introduction to the textual characteristics of a dramatic film, exploring the elements that film ...

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Caravan

Caravan is a short drama about eight year old Saul who is abandoned by his mother at his grandmother's caravan in a deserted caravan park. Through stories that his Gran tells Saul with her playing cards, Gran teaches Saul that he has the choice to change the hand that life has dealt him. Later, S...

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The Mechanics of Film. Part Two

This program explores the post production phase of the project. In this phase, all the elements created in the pre-production and production phases come together. Post production and marketing, editing, post production sound, music composition, and end credits are part of this phase of the projec...

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The Mechanics of Film. Part One

The making of a film is a process that requires a lot of preparation, planning and research. This program goes behind the scenes during the making of the award winning short film, 'Caravan', written, directed and produced by Jennifer Ussi. Through interviews, and footage shot of the working crew,...

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Beyond Organic: The Vision of Fairview Gardens

Fairview Gardens is a 12-acre organic farm located within an urban centre in California. It has become a model of sustainable food production and community-supported agriculture. This video shows the efforts of Michael Ableman to diversify the farm (including offering educational programs) and to...

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For Love of the Land

For Love of the Land was specially commissioned by Lieutenant Governor Lynda Haverstock as a centennial legacy for the arts in Saskatchewan. This documentary includes interviews with Saskatchewan artists who work in literacy, visual and performing arts. Beautiful scenery is interwoven with fascin...

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Cause and Effluent: Ecological Options for Garbage, Manure and Sewage

Using Canadian case studies, this program explores a variety of ecological technologies and strategies for waste treatment in rural and urban areas. Examples include an organic beef farm in Ontario that uses manure composting; two schools, one remote and one urban, which use different methods of ...

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