A documentary that profiles the life and work of controversial Métis architect Douglas Cardinal.
Ralph Alfonso sets poetry in motion to jazz rhythms and beatnik inspired spoken-word performances. In this documentary, Patrick Jenkins transforms Ralph's poetry into fun-filled, colourful animation segments, interspersed with scenes from his film Vie de Nuit, live performances and interviews featuring Ralph, friends and fans.
The final part of the Ravens and Eagles series examines the foundations of Haida art as discussed by some of the best known Haida artists.
Haida filmmaker Marianne Jones returns to her roots and continues the exploration of Haida culture and art from an inside perspective in this series that she has written and directed with Jeff Bear. Offering a mix of portraiture and first-person narrative, these half-hour documentaries cast the spotlight on Haida art and artists, allowing those who practice the art form to tell their stories first-hand.
Shot on British Columbia's rugged north coast, this second series of Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art continues its exploration into the roots of traditional Haida art, all from the inside perspective of a member of the Haida community, writer, producer and director Marianne Jones.
On March 11th, 2011 a 9.0 earthquake triggered a massive tsunami off the coast of Japan. This disaster resulted in an estimated 15,878 deaths and trillions of dollars in damage, including a partial meltdown at three reactors in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
Regarding Vancouver looks at the mythologies and image-making of the city with thoughtful comments from local residents such as architects Matthew Soules and Annabel Vaughan, poet and author Roy Miki, writer Derek Simons, Métis filmmaker and community planner Kamala Todd, and SFU professor Jerry Zaslove.
Outspoken and unconventional, Lee Cohen is a high-profile advocate for asylum seekers. For over 20 years, this dedicated Halifax lawyer has been the constant watchdog of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board, an increasingly secretive entity in the wake of 9/11. Cohen continually drags closed-door refugee hearings into the public eye, as he does with the two talked-about cases at the center of this documentary.
Eleven children from a remote First Nations village in British Columbia collaborate with a group of internationally acclaimed artists on an art project. The documentary regeneration portrays art and collaboration as social tools that inspire imagination, and the strength that comes with anything being possible.
Remembering Celilo Falls shows how the Dalles Dam drowned the Celilo Falls on the lower Columbia River, affecting the Nez Percé and Klickitat people and the salmon migration.
This documentary looks at the Walbran Valley on southern Vancouver Island, home of one of British Columbia's last ancient temperate rain forests, and follows the actions of protesters who are fighting to save it from logging.
A portrait of Robert Davidson, one of the great masters of contemporary Haida art.
A portrait of Robert Davidson, one of the great masters of contemporary Haida art. Special edition includes extra features.
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