Directed by by David Mackay and Karl H. Konnry.
14 minutes; released 1970.
A video about pollution and traffic problems, discussing the pros and cons of expressways such as the Spadina Expressway in solving traffic problems. Exemplifies the philosophy of Marshall McLuhan on an ecological subject.
Directed by Serge Turbide et al.
2002 minutes; released 2000.
Chronicles Canada's history from the beginning to the mid-twentieth century.
Includes Volume 1: When the World Began (120 min.; 2000), and Adventures and Mystics (120 min.; 2000), Volume 2: Claiming the Wilderness (120 min.; 2000) and Battle for a Continent (120 min.; 2000), Volume 3: A Question of Loyalties (120 min.; 2000), Volume 4: The Pathfinders (120 min.; 2000) and Rebellion & Reform (120 min.; 2000), Volume 5: The Great Enterprise (120 min.; 2000) and From Sea to Sea (120 min.; 2000), Volume 6: Special Edition, Volume 7: Taking the West 1873-1896 (120 min.; 2001) and The Great Transformation 1896-1915 (120 min.; 2001), Volume 8: Ordeal by Fire 1915-1929 (120 min.; 2001) and Hard Times 1929-1940 (120 min.; 2001), Volume 9: Special Edition.
Directed by Donald Brittain.
201 minutes; released 1986.
Brittain's award-winning three-part documentary examines the careers of the late René Lévesque and Pierre Elliott Trudeau. In English with French subtitles.
Directed by John N. Smith.
180 minutes; released 1993.
Dieppe dramatizes the high-level political machinations that led to the decision to mount the attack of Dieppe. For nearly 3000 Canadian soldiers, the war ended in the battle of August 19, 1942.
Directed by Jean-Claude Bürger.
52 minutes; released 2000.
Concentrating on Canada, France and Mexico, this documentary examines how technology and the emerging knowledge sector are changing conditions for many working people.
Directed by Yurij Luhovy.
55 minutes; released 1994.
Through archival footage, photographs and testimony, this documentary tells the story of the 170,000 Ukranians who came to Canada before WWI in search of freedom but found themselves confined to internment camps.
Produced by CBC Radio Canada.
75 minutes; released 1998.
Everything you need to know to understand Glenn Gould, both the musician and the man. This program examines the drive and passion behind his musicianship, and the depths of feeling that he draws on while performing his music.
Directed by David Langer.
60 minutes; released 1998.
A revealing biography of classical piano legend Glenn Gould. The program features interviews, performances, and recording sessions, as well as casual shots of his personal life.
Directed by Peter John Ingles et al.
450 minutes; released 2006.
With comments from such players as Wayne Gretzky, Hayley Wickenheiser and Ken Dryden, this series chronicles the story of a game and the soul of a nation. Born as a game of survival against the Canadian winter, hockey gave a new country its first heroes and champions. Narrated by Paul Gross and James Hyndman.
Directed by Robert Spence and Albert Nerenberg.
73 minutes; released 2007.
A comedic examination of the reasons why Canadians seem to hate Toronto. “Mister Toronto” embarks on a cross-Canada journey to promote a fake “Toronto Appreciation Day”.
Produced by View Video.
106 minutes; released 1995.
From his early days as Montreal's teenage Boogie-Woogie sensation to his international celebrity as a ground-breaking jazz pianist, Oscar Peterson: Music in the Key of Oscar charts four decades of one of Canada's best-known musicians, bringing both the man and his music to life.
Directed by Brian McKenna.
280 minutes; released 1994.
Documentary on the life of Canada's 15th Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Includes Volume 1: The Making of a Leader (1919-1968) (80 min.; 1994), Volume 2: The Art of Governing (1968-1972) (100 min.; 1994) and Volume 3: Establishing a Just Society (1972-1984) (100 min.; 1994).
Directed by Jerry Ciccoritti.
192 minutes; released 2002.
Originally aired on CBC Television, Trudeau explores 15 years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. The film explores Trudeau's passionate commitment to individual rights as the cornerstone of democracy.
Directed by Tim Southam.
180 minutes; released 2004.
A drama chronicling the coming of age of Canada's 15th Prime Minister. Importantly, the film shows how the conservatism of Quebec, and the autocratic premiership of Maurice Duplessis, shaped Trudeau into a man who helped begin the Quiet Revolution in Quebec.