Documentary

CONTINUOUS JOURNEY

"Continuous Journey is a complex tale of hope, despair, treachery and tragedy. It is a revealing Canadian story with global ramifications set in a time when the British Empire seemed omnipresent and its subjects were restless and seeking self-determination."

Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)

ON A TIGHTROPE

The daily lives of four children living in an orphanage who are learning the ancient art of tightrope walking becomes a metaphor for the struggle of the Uighur's, China's largest Muslim minority, who are torn between religion and the teachings of communism.

Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)

ARTISANS DU CINÉMA, LES

During the various stages of making a feature film, this documentary exposes the elements that make up the creative process for five artisans working in five departments.

Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)

ESCAPE FROM IRAN: THE INSIDE STORY

When the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was overrun in 1979, a small group of Americans managed to flee to the Canadian Embassy where they were given refuge. This exciting documentary is an account of their experiences as "guests" of the Canadians, and of the carefully orchestrated planning that went into their eventual escape from Iran.

GILLES CARLE OU L'INDOMPTABLE IMAGINAIRE

Gilles Carle, the prolific filmmaker of "LA VRAIE NATURE DE BERNADETTE" and MARIE CHAPDELAINE fiercely struggles against Parkinson's disease for almost fifteen years. While taking into account the latest script of the filmmaker ,completed in 2000 titled "MONA MCGILL ET SON VIEUX PERE MALADE", Charles Biname's film, shot over a period of just over two years, takes a sharp and friendly look at this this lucid and courageous creator grappling with the prospect of suffering and death. A serious issue, but highlights the strong will to live and create.

VENDETTA SONG

BIG SUGAR 2

This documentary is an in-depth look at the big sugar industry. Over the centuries wars have been fought and politics have been shaped by big sugar and its lobbyists. Canada's fate at its inception was determined by the sugar industry. In Part 2, filmmaker Brian McKenna examines the worldwide obesity crisis that has become an epidemic in recent years. For the first time in history there is a greater number of obese people than those who are hungry. The documentary also focuses on the anti-slavery movement in Britain, which equated sugar with the blood of the plantation slaves.

Source: Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Feature Film Database (LAC)