About Face

About Face

Available on DVD

Another day... another dragon... another dance... About Face fathoms the emotional undercurrent of the daily work routine. Traditional hand drawn animation, scratch on film, line drawings and water colour renderings scanned into the computer deliver a dynamic and provocative message about procrastination.

The Brush, The Pen, and Recovery

The Brush, The Pen, and Recovery

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

Talented artists suffering from schizophrenia prepare for an exhibition of their works and discuss their long paths to recovery.

Corporations in the Classroom

Corporations in the Classroom

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

A documentary film investigating the upside and the downside of increasing corporate influence in public education.

Depression: Fighting the Dragon

Depression: Fighting the Dragon

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

This documentary provides new insight into the illness of depression and highlights the importance of early detection.

Embracing Bobs Killer

Embracing Bob's Killer

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

Embracing Bob's Killer is a documentary exploring the relationship between a widow and the man who killed her husband.

The Girls of St. Marys

The Girls of St. Mary's

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

This documentary, narrated by Maliseet elder Maggie Paul, is a collaboration between Christine McLean and the St. Mary's First Nation in Fredericton, New Brunswick. It provides a rare glimpse into the lives of three Maliseet teenagers on St. Mary's First Nation, one of the few urban reserves in Canada. 

Glimpses of Light

Glimpses of Light

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

Different voices from diverse cultural backgrounds share life stories about paths travelled while navigating experiences of mental illness and comment on the need for a more holistic system of treatment.

Hidden Legacies

Hidden Legacies

Contains Closed Captioning

This documentary, directed by Anishinaabe filmmaker Lisa Jackson, profiles young people whose parents and grandparents attended government-initiated, church-run, Indian Residential Schools.

Hyper Parents & Coddled Kids

Hyper Parents & Coddled Kids

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

Kids today are the most overprotected, overindulged, and overscheduled in history. Is all this attention giving the next generation a competitlve edge, or creating new problems that will last a lifetime?

K-9 Corrections

K-9 Corrections

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

K-9 Corrections is a story about women inmates and the dogs that are changing their lives behind prison walls. This story provides an intimate look at the lives of incarcerated women and their relationships with the dogs they care for while in prison.

Oh Me 2: a case of BiPolar disOrder

Oh Me 2: a case of BiPolar disOrder

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

In this personal and endearing film, a prolific and brilliant animator reveals his battles with bipolar disorder to lay the path for a new understanding of this condition. His son, a clinical psychologist, adds his own comments, from the perspective of a family member.

On a Moving Path

On a Moving Path

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

With an approach that is both poetic and personal, this documentary portrays the variety of emotions experienced by women diagnosed with breast cancer as they attempt to cope with their new reality and what awaits them in the future.

Once Were Enemies

Once Were Enemies

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

Survivors from the opposite sides of the Second World War revisit the site of a pitched battle fought in September 1944 at Peleliu, east of the Philippines and north of New Guinea.

Pinch

Pinch

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

Pinch is the story of a young woman and the ferociously adorable pet monster who lives on her arm. Using quirky humour and horror, this nervous little animation explores the emotional turmoil of a rather vicious cycle.

School of Secrets

School of Secrets

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

Students were told to keep their sexual relationship with their teacher a secret...now almost two decades later, these women are ready to expose the lessons they learned in school.

Shes a Boy I Knew

She's a Boy I Knew

Available on DVDAvailable on VHS

Vancouver filmmaker Gwen Haworth documents her male-to-female gender transition partially through the voices of her anxious but loving family, best friend, and wife.

We Carry Each Others Memories

We Carry Each Other's Memories

Available on DVD

In this collaboration between Marilyn Simon Ingram (IRS survivor and advocate), Barb Martin and Outreach Productions, Indian Residential School survivors in Atlantic Canada reflect on their experiences with the Shubenacadie Residential School in central Nova Scotia.