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971 Results
Wacky musical stories too!
DVD
1995
2 available of 2 items

Cactus swing: A fanciful sunset jamboree is staged by dancing cacti and assorted desert critters. Log driver's waltz: Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing about a young girl's love for a log driver. Get a job: Bob Dog finds h...

Invasion
VHS
1993
1 available of 1 items

Before Columbus is a series of three films, "Invasion", "Conversion" and "Rebellion", which describe the Indian experience in the Americas during the past five hundred years. Part One, "Invasion", tells the real story of...

Wal-town the film
DVD
2006
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The War of 1812 a four-part documentary series
DVD
2001
4 available of 4 items

Presents the history of the War of 1812 between the British colony of Canada and the United States, through dramatic re-enactments based on original sources. Part one deals with the causes of the war and the outbreak of ...

Act of Dishonour
DVD
2012
1 available of 1 items

In a land beset by endless strife, honour can come at a high price {u2013} even for the innocent. Mena, a young, beautiful bride-to-be, lives in a small, remote village in northern Afghanistan, a harsh landscape that s...

Four wings and a prayer
DVD
2007
1 available of 1 items

"A documentary about one of the world's most beautiful and mysterious creatures: the Monarch butterfly. Nowhere in nature is there a more powerful mix of scientific marvel, awesome beauty, and epic struggle for survival....

Power One river. Two nations.
VHS
1 available of 1 items

When Hydro-Quebec announces its intention to proceed with the enormous James Bay II hydroelectric project, the 15,000 Cree who live in the region decide to stand up to the giant utility. The stage is set for an extraordi...

Capturing reality, the art of documentary L'art du réel, le cinéma documentaire
DVD
2009
2 available of 2 items

"A genre as unique as the people who bring it to life, documentary challenges perceptions and inspires critical reflection on our world. But do documentaries represent the "truth'? Over 30 renowned directors reflect on ...

Momentum 2004-2005. Smudge
DVD
2005
3 available of 3 items

A short film about how Canadian Aboriginal women celebrate their spirituality in the city. Witnesses how a small group of aboriginal women celebrate their rights to worship in the city, their way.

Faith without fear Irshad Manji's quest.
DVD
2007
2 available of 2 items

"In Faith Without Fear, controversial author and outspoken Muslim Irshad Manji asks herself: How has Islam, a religion of justice, become mired in fear? Manji journeys through the Middle East, Western Europe, and North A...

Qallunaat why white people are funny
DVD
2006
6 available of 6 items

A study of white people from the Inuit point of view. These 'Qallunologists' find the ways of white culture a bit peculiar and often riotously funny. They observe their odd dating habits, their lame attempts at Arctic ex...

Men of the Deeps a film
DVD
2005
1 available of 1 items

A moving portrait of a group of former Cape Breton miners gathered together by their love of song. They are all members of the Men of the Deeps chorus, whose performances of traditional and contemporary songs evoke their...

Club native how thick is your blood?
DVD
2008
7 available of 7 items

"In Club Native, filmmaker Tracey Deer uses Kahnawake, her hometown, as a lens to probe deeply into the history and contemporary reality of Aboriginal identity. Following the stories of four women, she reveals the exclus...

Hannah's story
DVD
2007
1 available of 1 items

This engaging documentary gives new meaning to the term "role model." Normally we think of children learning from their elders, but here is the story of an 11-year-old girl who is already inspiring adults to make a diffe...

The invisible nation
DVD
2008
3 available of 3 items

The Algonquin once lived in harmony with the vast territory they occupied. This balance was upset with the arrival of the Europeans and gradually, Aboriginal traditions were undermined and natural resources plundered. To...

Cold journey
DVD
2008
4 available of 4 items

A feature film about a young Canadian Indian's attempt to find a place for himself. It tells of the cultural shock of an educational system that teaches him to be a white man, and of his attempts to discover a way of lif...

Damage done the drug war odyssey
DVD
2006
1 available of 1 items

"Meet a group of maverick cops - and former cops - who have put in decades fighting the war on drugs. They may be libertarians, Republicans, socialists or evangelical Christians, but they all believe strongly that drug p...

Forgotten warriors
DVD
2014
8 available of 8 items

Saskatoon Public Library copies with Educational/Public Screening copyright are limited to Saskatoon residents and must be picked up and returned in the Fine Arts department on the second floor of Frances Morrison Centra...

For Angela
VHS
1993
4 available of 4 items

For Angela is a story about a woman who is compelled to change attitudes and shatter stereotypes. It's a story about racial assault that could have been ruinous, instead it was empowering. Inspired by a true story, this ...

Redskins, tricksters and puppy stew
DVD
2006
4 available of 5 items

Take complex issues like Native identity, politics and racism, then wrap them up with one-liners, guffaws and comedic performances. The result: Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew, director Drew Hayden Taylor's laugh-a-m...

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