Documenting the adjustments and changes when aging mothers and their daughters reverse roles.
Filmmaker Nance Ackerman documents the lives of a family and child poverty.
Maude Barlow continues to battle against corporate privatization of water and bulk water exports to the United States.
David Woolfson owns an Edmonton pawnshop where regular customers are drug addicts, prostitutes and others in desperate need of money.
A look at two boys from Toronto's inner city as they cross into adulthood.
Ex-convicts, who appear to be gentle souls, discuss their lives in prison and struggles to adapt to the outside world.
Examining if Shelby Lee Adams' photos of Eastern Kentucky's mountain communities reinforce "hillbilly" stereotypes or documents a way of life.
Donald Coxeter revives geometry, showing how it governs lives in numerous ways.
A portrait of four women whose love of cats defines their lives and self-worth.
A look back at the Canadian artists' collective General Idea, who sole surviving member is A.A. Bronson.
How Jane Jacobs ideas have affected urban planning at New York's Atlantic Shipyards and Toronto's Queen Street Triangle.
A look at inventor Jock Brandis' innovative peanut husker.
Filmmaker Peter Raymont returns to Nicaragua 14 years after the Contra War.
The Madness of the Arts Festival allows those coping with mental illness to use their creativity.
Examining North Vancouver bottle pickers who turn their occupation into a subculture of shopping cart racing.
Documenting a film being made about Marshall Sfalcin's grandfather, who claims to have invented fast food.
A portrait of "carnies" who are often members of the underclass but are accepted for who they are.
Filmmaker John Tran profiles his father, Hal, who has many obsessions, especially photography.
Bryan Friedman tries to reconnect with his father, who is seeking to regain champion status in geriatric bodybuilding.
Students activists and a maverick journalist travel across Canada to confront Wal-Mart's foundations.
Three generations of artists north of Lake Superior Gelineau work in the tradition of Woodland School.
John Gerbrandt builds a 7,000-square foot house in Herbert, Saskatchewan that townspeople question.
Filmmaker Barri Cohen investigates toxic nightmares of industrialized countries.
Examining the challenges that confronted Graham Spry in the 1920s as he envisioned public broadcasting uniting Canada.
A personal and idiosyncratic journey by filmmaker Jamie Kastner.
Follow photographer Edward Burtynsky as he travels to China to capture the economic transformations underway.
A look at the challenges of three families having children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
A look at filmmaker Simonee Chichester as she begins to search for her homeless father.
Filmmakers interconnect lives of people in Canada, France, Latvia, Cyprus and Kenya.
Follow the transformation of Madison to a woman with help from her grandmother.
Filmmaker Jason Rodi and his father impact their relationship by climbing some of the most majestic peaks in the world.
Follow a family moving from town to town looking for affordable housing in southern Ontario.
Immigration officers must find illegal immigrants whose appeals to stay in Canada have been denied.
RMCP and Immigration officers work together to find criminals and deportees who have reentered Canada.
Letters addressed to a grave are responded to by a group of women.
A look and the increasing trend of violence among young girls.
A woman seeks balance between being a classically-trained actor and her role as a TV alien.
Canadian families who adopt Chinese infant girls.
Filmmakers Jamie Kastner and Guy O'Sullivan visit the Summit of the Americas.
Filmmaker Elida Schogt searches for the meaning of zero.
Profiling the life of Canadian photographer William Notman.
A look at the plight of environmental refugees who often have no legal status.
Metis filmmaker Christine Welsh explores the case of Dawn Crey, one of an estimated 500 aboriginal women murdered or missing.
A woman copes with school systems and medical institutions for her children with learning disabilities and ADHD.
Director Alan Zweig explores the search for love, relationship and belonging as well as what can hinder finding them.
The sale and restoration of Toronto's oldest working hotel is chronicled, with thoughts from former residents.
A group hikes the Niagara Escarpment to bring awareness to the damaged caused by gravel mining.
Examination of the appeal of jazz guitarist Django Rienhardt 50 years after his death.
Heather Watson-Burgess is the daughter of a third-generation breast cancer sufferer.
New Liskeard's Harvest Queen Pageant has attracted town girls for generations.
Allan King turns his attention to the high-risk young men from Toronto's suburbs.
A look at taxidermists/wildlife artists in the Northwest Territories.
Documentary filmmaker James Beveridge.
Filmmaker Allan King, 75, works on his unique films.
Duncan McKinlay conquered Tourette's Syndrome, and now teaches others to cope with the disease.
Filmmaker Allan King explores the effects of aging on the mind.
An Israeli woman finds that success as a hostess in Japan is tougher than she expected.
The harsh realities of the entertainment business and the East-West blend of cultures enjoyed by Asian audiences.
Michael Moore asks Fortune 500 companies why so many Americans are being laid off while they are making record profits.
Exploring coffee's origins in Ethiopia.
The controversy around a 1960s grade school program that taught children see society in a new way.
First female First Nations police office to become an OPP sergeant; elite Emergency Response Team.
Yvette Renes patrols a busy highway; Bonnie Coultis is the first woman on the OPP's Underwater Search and Recovery Unit.
A rookie teams up with a veteran cop in a busy Ontario district.
The day-to-day lives of three residents of one of Toronto's oldest neighborhoods.
The story of of Gyasi Ferdinand, a gang member who turned his life around.
After investing in their son's pizza business, a couple finds the burdens are more than financial.
Tracing the history of ice cream from the royal courts of Europe to street vendors all over the world.
Conrad Black goes from the being the toast of high society to being shunned after scandal hits.
Hubert Davis, son of Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis, looks back at the role his father's absence played in his life.
Small-breasted women discuss whether their lack of cleavage has had a negative effect on their self-confidence and lives.
Yearly, laborers migrate from Mexico to southern Ontario, where they work for eight months for wages and conditions no local will accept.
Filmmaker Jeff McKay plunges into the cultural and literary history of water: swimming, bathing and its social meaning.
Filmmaker Catherine Annau peers into the lives of six lottery winners to see how wealth has affected their lives.
The daunting task Canadian Immigration agents face in screening newly-arrived immigrants.
Duncan McKinlay's success with Tourette's syndrome.
Tyler Canning wants to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
Three '60s-generation friends trek into the forest of Ontario to grow a crop of marijuana.
A family's adult children return home to live.
Iranian refugees describe the torture they endured as political prisoners.
A former prisoner returns to his old ways and risks losing his son.
Differing agendas hamper the movement against globalization.
The veteran triage surgeon shares his experiences, views on Middle East politics and his concerns about the changing face of humanitarian aid.
Professional boxing as seen by a recent FBI investigation.
The musings and deliberations of a young woman who is thinking of becoming a nun.
Life on the streets through the eyes of a homeless youth.
A young pilot is shot down and captured during his first mission in Vietnam.
The making of a pop star.
Citizens of a former mining town must oppose the cleanup of toxic waste.
Open marriage advocates and swingers.
Profiling enigmatic Canadian artist and businessman Todd McFarlane, creator of the comic book superhero Spawn.
Record collectors reveal the forces that drive their obsession.
A Canadian artist's memoirs reveal the lure of the United States.
Karen Shopsowitz uses her father's lifelong obsession for amateur filmmaking to chronicle and celebrate the home movie.
Shui-Bo Wang gives a personal perspective on the upheavals of China's Cultural Revolution, leading to the 1989 Tiananmen massacre.
Filmmaker Frank Cole's statement on life and death.
An intimate portrait of a group of homeless people.
Asian-Canadians adjust to the ideal of equality between the sexes.
Fans saw country singer Hank Snow as a legend, but his son, the Rev. Jimmie Rogers Snow, had a different perspective.
Montreal's Tony Koulakis has been feeding customers at the Cosmos diner for 30 years.
Disenfranchised youths ride the rails, crisscrossing the United States and Canada.
Many European and North American women move to Tokyo to work as hostesses in its 11,000 clubs.
Journalists and Kim Campbell, herself, discuss the prime minister's political rise and fall.
History and issues of the Trudeau era.
Dealing with rats.
Divorce coping strategies.
Lyrical and ironic exploration of the relationship between humans and the land.
Victims and offenders confront each other in mediation sessions.
A father's final wish leads a family to India.
Psychological importance of beds.
Psychiatric survivors discuss their dreams of self-fulfilling lives.
Violence toward women exists in many cultures.
Filmmakers trace the voyage of 190 Sri Lankan Tamils.
Three men living on the streets rummage through garbage to survive.
A young girl suffers from a disease which causes premature aging.
Director Donald McWilliams recalls world events throughout his life.
A profile of late wrestler Owen Hart begins with his childhood in Canada.
Desertification impacts the social and cultural lives of the Mali people in West Africa.
Mohawks confront Quebec police and the Canadian army.
Writer Malcolm Lowry ("Under the Volcano.")
Eisha Marjara explores the influence of movies and pop culture on children.
Ten lesbians discuss prejudice and harassment.
One of the deadliest acts of aviation terrorism is an Air India bombing.
Students endure the coming-of-age ritual known as the high-school prom.
Millionaire Fred Broennle loses his fortune, his wives and a close friend, in the pursuit of sunken treasure.
Estonians feel animosity toward Russians in their homeland.
Writer Paul Bowles.
Sex obsession is downfall of David Berg.
Astronaut Charlie Bolden.
Women who have made their careers through sexual expression. (Call-in)
Seven criminals are considered high-risk repeat offenders.
Wrestler Bret Hart's career.
Victims battle a disease that accelerates the aging process.
A woman struggles with addiction and battles to make sense of her life.
Three homeless men live on the streets of Montreal.
Women carry handguns for self-defense.
Holocaust survivor Sigmund Sobolewski crusades against intolerance and bigotry.
Women's autobiographies emerge.
Photographer's work preserves a record of the Six Nations Confederacy.
George Johnston documents the history of his family and people through photography.
Canadian stunt performers.
The lives of Canada's railroad porters.
Coping with mental illness.
Man creates suit to combat grizzly bears.
Feminist activists continue to speak out despite opposition.
Activist Craig Kielburger crusades against child labor.
Emotionally disturbed children are treated at an experimental center in Toronto.
Six Holocaust survivors changed their identities.
Tutsi and Hutu populations were massacred in the 1994 Rwandan civil war.
Defining intelligence: humans and machines.
Toronto's homeless people.
Canada's refugee policy.
Poet Gwendolyn MacEwen.
Anne Kennard films women bonding in the washroom.
A filmmaker records the northern lights in Churchill, Man.
Former employees discuss the 1989 closing of a Toronto plant.
Former drug addict returns to Montreal.
Some 200,000 LeBlancs trace their ancestry to 17th-century Acadian immigrants.
A man will become the guardian of his disabled sister when his parents die.
Filmmaker Jeremiah Hayes documents a Quebec camp for abused and neglected young people.
Tension mounts as mothers and daughters make wedding preparations.
Youths deliver meals to the elderly.
Cultural myths and taboos surround menstruation.
Joseph and Irene White, and Barbara Daniels travel to Czechoslovakia.
Filmmaker Ann Bromley explores her family history in Russia.
Documentary explores genocide in Rwanda.
Filmmaker Lindalee Tracey profiles illegal immigrants of Toronto and the agents who pursue them.
Indians fight to stop phase two of the James Bay hydroelectric project.
Two people find it impossible to remain in their Hutterite colony.
Gay activist Jim Egan and his partner fight for the recognition of same-sex marriages.
A traveling couple encounters different cultures and ideologies.
Author Ian Brown explores 20th-century challenges to men.
The rise and fall of Charles Eugene Bedaux.
Chronicles the Conversos of Spain, who practiced Judaism secretly after the expulsion in 1492.
Profiles two Canadian political activists imprisoned for kidnapping in Brazil.
A year in the life of teachers and students at Toronto's Oakwood Collegiate.
In 1994, John Salvi, 22, opens fire in two Boston abortion clinics.
Filmmaker Allan King examines the marital struggles of a husband and wife.
An Iraqi expatriate documents human-rights violations.
Seventh graders make their way through their first year of high school.
Art therapy helps a victim of multiple personality disorder.
A Toronto police officer comments on burnout.
Filmmaker Lindalee Tracy learns about her derelict father.
A Toronto couple quit their jobs for a yearlong South Seas trek.
A scarcity of adoptable children gives rise to a black market.
Funeral directors confront their mortality.
Itinerant courts dispense justice to Inuit villages in the Canadian Arctic.
German Jewish refugees are refused entry into Cuba, the United States and Canada.
Japanese parents hope to reclaim their children from Chinese families.
How the Cold War changed the Inuits' technology.
Canadian Duncan Campbell Scott implements the Indian Act.
Internationally acclaimed author, teacher and thinker Jane Rule.