Interviews, concert and archival footage bring to life the stories of eight of the most prominent women in the heavy metal genre.
A portrait of three different couples in a seniors’ facility as they navigate the delights and challenges of late-in-life romance.
Returning home for the holidays, a civil servant is magically transported back five years to the time when she let the man of her life go.
The traditional art of canoe building, from an Alaskan native craftsman and a French-speaking builder from the Yukon.
250 years after the Great Deportation, Acadians are still fighting for the survival of their culture.
Returning to their native Argentina to learn tango, a man and his sister learn the reasons for their family’s emigration to North America.
A Malaysian, who immigrated to Canada in 1992, returns for the first time to his country, where he sees the ravages of human activity on the environment.
A portrait of Bulgarian-Canadian animation filmmaker Theodore Ushev, tracing the links between the filmmaker’s life, his political convictions and his artistic career.
Daughter of a librarian and a filmmaker, the director travels the world to understand, in the digital age, the future of the preservation and transmission of the memory of peoples.
Canadian women of African descent work together to overcome the trauma of clitoral excision and reclaim their bodies.
The challenges faced by a Nova Scotia musician who was paralyzed from the waist down after being attacked outside a nightclub.
In the Canadian boreal forest, black spruce and birch trees live together, talking to each other and deciding when to burn.
The philosophical foundations of democracy, from ancient Athens to modern Greece to the civil rights movement in the United States.
A Punjabi immigrant family in British Columbia reveals a dark, long-buried secret.
The life of farmers who decided to settle in Dawson City, Yukon, near the Arctic Circle.
A Toronto-based inkmaker, that uses berries, plants and wildflowers, sells its products to artists around the world.
In community archives across British Columbia, local knowledge keepers are hand-fashioning a more inclusive history. (Source: NFB)
Corey Lee’s efforts to reconnect with his father, martial arts legend Frank Lee.
The story of Ron Turcotte, famous jockey of the race horse Secretariat.
Portrait of Kent Nagano, conductor and artistic director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.
The stories of Courtney and Shelly, two former Edmontonian prostitutes.
Portrait of Danny Williams, former Premier of Newfoundland.
The history of discrimination based on skin color.
A look at prostitution in Canada, at a time when more and more voices are being raised to demand its legalization.
From May 17 to June 15, 1939, the Royal Tour covered all Canadian provinces and cemented Canada’s allegiance to the British Crown.
The story of L’Ordre de Jacques Cartier, a “secret” society that, from 1926 to 1965, served as a networking tool for French Canadians and Acadians.
A car stuntman attempts a somersault between Canada and the United States.
A documentary on violence against women, access to abortion, access to child care, and the progress made in these areas in Canada.