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Justice denied
VHS
3 available of 3 items

In 1971 a teenager was stabbed to death in Sydney, Nova Scotia. His companion, a Micmac named Donald Marshall, was charged with murder, convicted by an all-white jury and sentenced to life imprisonment. Eleven years late...

People of the Kattawapiskak River
DVD
2012
2 available of 3 items

It is October 2011, and 1,700 Kattawapiskak Cree are living in dreadful conditions at minus 40 degrees in Northern Ontario, along James Bay. Their homes have crude stoves, holes in the walls and floors, and no sewage lin...

OCD [obsessive compulsive disorder] the war inside
DVD
2002
1 available of 1 items

"They seem like ordinary people. They have no physical disabilities and have every appearance of being as functional as the next person. But their lives have been shadowed by the crippling effects of obsessive compulsive...

Patrick's story documentary
DVD
2008
3 available of 3 items

Tells the story of Patrick Bird, a young Cree Indian who, after a difficult and abusive childhood, attempted suicide several times before finally coming to terms with his life. Story is told primarily by Bird with some c...

Hope
DVD
2008
2 available of 2 items

"Hope, from first time documentary filmmakers Stuart Reaugh and Thomas Buchan, follows artist Ken Paquette, his partner Winnie Peters and their five boys (ages four through fifteen) as they struggle to cope during a year...

The sweetest embrace return to Afghanistan.
DVD
2008
2 available of 2 items

Soorgul and Amir were two of many Afghan children sent to Tajikistan during the Soviet occupation of their country. When the Soviet Union collapsed, the civil wars that broke out on both sides of the border left the chil...

Finding Dawn À la recherche de Dawn
DVD
2010
12 available of 13 items

Dawn Crey. Ramona Wilson. Daleen Kay Bosse. These are just three of the estimated 500 Aboriginal women who have gone missing or been murdered in Canada over the past 30 years. From Vancouver's skid row, where more than 6...

The sweater
DVD
2007
5 available of 5 items

When Roch grew out of his hockey sweater, his mother wrote away for a larger one. To his chagrin instead of the coveted red, white and blue jersey of the Canadiens, the parcel contained the blue and white sweater of the...

Animation express 2
DVD
2011
4 available of 4 items

From the producers of Animation Express , this fresh collection of award-winning animated shorts covers a broad range of topics, from body issues to surviving a world war. Each short brings something new and boundary-pus...

The underlying threat a film about groundwater pollution.
VHS
1 available of 1 items

Groundwater is the earth's largest supply of clean water. More than six million Canadians depend on it, either from private wells or from the municipalities in which they live. But groundwater is fast becoming the catch-...

For Angela
DVD
2008
5 available of 5 items

This drama about racism in Canada tells the story of an Indian woman and her daughter who are verbally assaulted by white teenagers on a bus and decide to take a stand against ignorance and prejudice.

Mohawk girls
DVD
2005
7 available of 7 items

"Life on the rez has never been easy, and for girls at the beginning of the 21st century, some issues seem further from resolution than ever. Mohawk Girls captures the lives of three exuberant and insightful Mohawk teen...

Beating the streets
DVD
2008
4 available of 4 items

"Beating the Streets" traces six years in the lives of Marilyn Brighteyes and Lance Marty, two inner-city Aboriginal teenagers struggling to turn their lives around. And it is the story of Joe Cloutier, the teacher - and...

Cold journey
VHS
1980
2 available of 2 items

Buckley attends a residential school two hundred miles away from his family. During the summer he returns to his village to hunt and trap with his father. Yet Buckley always feels like a stranger at home. He cannot speak...

Pipelines, pouvoir et démocratie Pipelines, power and democracy
DVD
2016
1 available of 1 items

The expansion of Canada's oil sands industry - one of the most polluting on the planet - represents a huge environmental challenge. And, as the documentary Pipelines, Power and Democracy makes clear, when it comes to fos...

Life inside out [behind the walls of a women's prison]
DVD
2005
1 available of 2 items

This documentary takes viewers inside the walls of one of five federal prisons for women in Canada where most residents live in small houses they share with roommates. It features three unforgettable women over age 50, w...

The refugees of the blue planet
DVD
2007
1 available of 1 items

A hard hitting documentary that brings us to the heart of major issues confronting humanity. Each year, millions of people the world over are driven to forced displacement. Global warming and the unbridled exploitation o...

The invisible nation the story of the Algonquin
DVD
2008
2 available of 2 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...

Bordertown Cafe
DVD
2011
1 available of 1 items

Marlene is having one of those days. You know you've served your last meatloaf, your mother is on your back, your son is a teenager, your boyfriend pops the question again, your Dad is off in a daydream, and your ex is c...

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