Alice in Big Noses Land

Alice in Big Noses' Land

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This documentary follows filmmaker Nicole Giguere and her adopted Chinese daughter Alice, as they and many of their friends face the challenges of living in North America within a hybrid family.

Chikas Bird

Chika's Bird

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Chika, a shy Japanese-Canadian girl, has trouble fitting in at home and at school, but she learns to fend for herself when her beloved grandfather is diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

Finding Our Way

Finding Our Way

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Three 30-minute films, made in partnership with two First Nations bands in the Carrier territory of north central British Columbia, describe conflict over land and sovereignty and ask if there is a way forward.

Images of the First Hundred Years

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Based upon the photos from the Japanese-Canadian Centennial Project, this film is a deeply felt personal statement about the cultural heritage of Canada's Japanese community and the problems that it has encountered in Canadian society. It effectively brings a difficult issue into focus for students as well as for the general public.

Journey for Lotus

Journey for Lotus

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Journey for Lotus is a documentary about a Korean-Canadian taking a journey to find goodness in a traumatic historic period of Japanese colonization of Korea. This documentary unveils the truth about the Japanese colonialism of Korea (1910-1945).

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

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With a critical eye, Lest We Forget looks at the issues of race, human rights and homeland security post-911 in the United States and Canada.

The Life and Work of Alex Janvier

The Life and Work of Alex Janvier

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Alex Janvier has long been recognized as one of Canada's greatest artistic treasures whose work helped change the face of Canadian art. He is an internationally renowned artist whose paintings are in great demand and have been exhibited in galleries and private collections around the world. For Janvier, a Dene Suline from the Cold Lake First Nations Reserve in Alberta, painting has always been a way to tell a story and his art reflects the incredible changes that have taken place to Indigenous people in Canada during his lifetime. 

Little Black Caddy

Little Black Caddy

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This subversive, hilarious short drama delivers an important message on the subtleties of racism today.

Made in China: The Story of Adopted Chinese Children in Canada

Made in China: The Story of Adopted Chinese Children in Canada

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Made in China tells the story of several remarkable children from China between the ages of five and thirteen who make three regions of Canada-British Columbia, Québec, and Newfoundland-their new home.

Mississippi ReMixed

Mississippi ReMixed

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Mississippi ReMixed is a documentary about the current state of race relations in Mississippi.

Moon Water

Moon Water

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Métis videographer Rita Jasper provides a street-level perspective to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women in Vancouver, British Columbia, a province where the number of victims is disproportionately high. 

North Boys: The Story of Jimmy and Charlie

North Boys: The Story of Jimmy and Charlie

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In 1944, Charlie Post and Jimmy Dennis were both removed from their families to attend the Le Jac Indian Residential School. Just 10 years old, they never saw their families again. They share their experiences of event that illustrate why both men have spent a lifetime trying to overcome the impact of that traumatic day and the eight years that followed.

OWNING the SLAVE

OWNING the SLAVE

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This documentary follows ex-pat American Andy Stringfellow, who left behind the rich African-American culture of the rural south where he was raised, to move to Canada. Thirty years later, the only black man in a white town, he offers a frank, complex view into the experience of being an outsider.

Plastic Warriors

Plastic Warriors

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An eye-opening and much-needed examination of common harmful First Nations stereotypes.

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [50 min version]

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [50 min version]

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SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma is an exploration of the human rights crisis of the Roma people (Gypsies) in Eastern Europe and Italy.

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [72 min version]

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [72 min version]

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SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma is an exploration of the human rights crisis of the Roma people (Gypsies) in Eastern Europe and Italy.

Two Indians Talking

Two Indians Talking

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Two Indians Talking is a comedic drama about the conflicting opinions of two First Nations men as they prepare to set up a roadblock. Each man wants fiercely to do the right thing, but struggles with the question, “When you do something for the right reasons, does that make it the right thing to do?”

Waneek Horn-Miller • Chiefs and Champions

Waneek Horn-Miller • Chiefs and Champions

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This episode of the Chiefs and Champions series profiles Water Polo sensation, Waneek Horn-Miller.

Wayson Choy: Unfolding the Butterfly (Secrets & Memories)

Wayson Choy: Unfolding the Butterfly (Secrets & Memories)

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This inspiring documentary explores the rich and extraordinary life of storyteller, sage and activist Wayson Choy through his own words.