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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,...

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...

Bread Comes to Life

Through live-action footage, time-lapse photography and animations, Bread Comes to Life tells the story of the sowing, growing, reaping, threshing, milling, mixing, shaping, kneading, rising, baking and breaking of daily bread. Viewers observe the work of a small town baker, visit a large farm, a...

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...

Wild About Books

Librarian Molly McGrew takes her book mobile to the zoo where she introduces the animals to reading. Molly finds joke books for the hyenas, books in Chinese for the pandas, and waterproof books for the otters. Before long, the animals become voracious readers and they soon begin writing as well. ...

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 ...

I Can Make Art Like Kai Chan

Series: I Can Make Art
Ontario sculptor Kai Chan discusses his artistic philosophy of economy and repetition with young students. Kai challenges everyone to see the beauty in ordinary things. He has the ability to transform mundane materials into delicate and delightful works of art. Kai guides the students as they bui...

I Can Make Art Like Marcelle Ferron

Series: I Can Make Art
In this program, young students explore the work and life of abstract painter and stained glass maker, Quebec born, Marcelle Ferron. They experiment with the texture and tranparency of cellophane and paint as they create their own art works.

I Can Make Art Like Ron Noganosh

Series: I Can Make Art
Ontario installation artist and sculptor, Ron Noganosh inspires a class of middle level students to turn found objects into art. Students talk about their individual projects and how they feel about art. Includes themes of personal and cultural identity.

F.A.S. When the Children Grow Up

This documentary explores the experiences and challenges of young adults living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Through first person accounts and expert testimonials, the program examines the causes, effects, stigmas, and myths associated with FASD and the factors that can improve th...

I Can Make Art Like Andrew Qappik

Series: I Can Make Art
Andrew Qappik is a world-renowned printmaker from Pangnirtung, Nunavut who was originally inspired by images in the comic books he read as a child. Today, Andrew finds his subjects in the stories, traditions, and day to day events of his world. Andrew captivates his student audience by creating a...

I Can Make Art Like Maud Lewis

Series: I Can Make Art
A class of 16 Grade 6 students learns about the life and work of renowned Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis. Guided by folk artist Kyle Jackson, they create a folk art painting of their own Halifax neighborhood. The power and simple pleasure of folk art is explored.

I Can Make Art Like Emily Carr

Series: I Can Make Art
Emily Carr is one of Canada's most recognized and appreciated artists who was a painter, a writer and a free spirit influenced by the coastal forests of British Columbia and the Northwest Coast First Nations art and culture. In this program, students look at Emily Carr's unusual world and the ins...

North Saskatchewan River, Alberta

While "Alberta" is in the title, the program actually follows the North Saskatchewan River from its source in the Columbia Ice Field to an area just east of Prince Albert, where it joins with the South Saskatchewan River. The environmental, economic, social and historical influences that the rive...

Planting a Rainbow

This very colourful program tells how a child and mother plant a variety of seeds in a rainbow of colours in their flower garden and watch them grow. From the book by Lois Ehlert, viewers see that her vibrant, stylized artwork brings to life the cyclical excitement of planting and picking flowers...

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