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Canal D.

Overview
Works: 72 works in 99 publications in 2 languages and 1,813 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Biography  Case studies 
Classifications: PN1998.3.M665, 791.430233092
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Most widely held works by Canal D.
Manufacturing dissent ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the realm of documentary filmmaking there is no greater icon than Michael Moore, but are his films really the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? At what point is manipulation of 'fact' a work of fiction? See for yourself when the lens is turned on the most controversial director of our time."--Container
Rip! a remix manifesto ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the complexities of intellectual property in the era of peer-to-peer file sharing. Interviews key figures in the debate, including Gregg Gillis, the Pittsburgh biomedical engineer who moonlights as Girl Talk, a mash-up artist rearranging the pop chart's DNA with his incongruous, entirely sample-based songs. A mash-up in itself, this shatters the wall between users and producers, and challenges the thresholds of 'fair use.'
Sex slaves ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reports on the transnational traffic in which women are lured or kidnapped for the purpose of forced prostitution, and the government indifference that makes the abuses extremely difficult to stop. Traffickers, their female victims, and experts are interviewed. Concentrates especially on the abduction of women in Moldova and Ukraine for forced prostitution in Turkey. Follows the journey of one man determined to find his abducted wife and buy back her freedom
The deadliest plane crash ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a gripping investigation of what went wrong when two Boeing 747 airliners collided in thick fog on March 27, 1977 on the runway at a tiny airport in the Canary Islands, killing 583 passengers and crew -- the worst loss of life in any air disaster
The sacred balance by David T Suzuki ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Sacred Balance is a ground-breaking, four-part television series, hosted by geneticist, ecologist and broadcaster Dr. David Suzuki, that celebrates a new scientific world-view, an inclusive vision of nature in which we human beings are intimately connected to all life processes on Earth. It's a perspective that human beings have celebrated since ancient times but today it's reemerging, transformed, from the laboratories of modern science. Filmed in HDTV on five continents over a period of two years, the series draws on some of the best minds of the age: scientists, philosophers, scholars, priests, and shamans all share their visions and perspectives of the universe into which we're born. The Sacred Balance combines science, art, traditional knowledge and human spirituality into a new vision of the human place on Earth."
Laughology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laughter Yoga, laughter Parties, Laughercize, and other laughter-oriented health trends have spawned a new approach to laughter. It involves using laughter to make people laugh instead of jokes. Simple laughter, according to Laughology, may be helpful in reducing heart disease, fighting stress, and increasing immunity. The film features 'The Laughman, ' Doug Collins, a Memphis resident who is said to have the most contagious laugh in the world. It also explores phenomena such as holy laughter, laughter epidemics, laughter parties, and the origins of laughter yoga. Could laughing be a remedy to seriousness?
California journeys of the adventurers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the history and culture of the state of California
Escape to Canada by Albert Nerenberg ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the legalization of marijuana and gay marriage in Canada in 2003 and the subsequent re-criminalization of marijuana and the new campaign to turn back gay marriage - financed with US dollars
Mayday air disasters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each episode of this gripping series features a detailed re-enactment of a real-life air disaster. Using cockpit voice recorders and air traffic control transcripts, as well as eyewitness recounts and interviews with aviation experts, it provides a compelling, in-depth look at the critical moments before, during, and after these catastrophes
Canada journeys through the Rockies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the eve of the New Year, 1871, British Columbia started out to unite her destiny to that of the young country, Canada. This monumental task will unfurl in a mountain wilderness, and will be the starting point of tourism for Canadian Pacific
England the journeys of Charles Dickens ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1836, the start of the longest reigning queen of England coincides with the beginning of the career of the greatest British author since Shakespeare : Charles Dickens
Eye on the guy Alan B. Stone and the age of beefcake ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan B. Stone: astute businessman, quiet suburbanite, and master of the homoerotic pin-up. This film explores the little-known world of Montreal's physique photography scene - a distinct gay subculture that emerged in the 50's and 60's -through the life and work of one of its most creative figures. Operating under the social radar of post-war Canada, before the first wave of gay liberation, Stone was taking hundreds of erotic photos of men and running an international mail-order business from his Montreal basement
Quebec the journeys of the trappers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first European adventurers, known as "coureurs des bois", appeared in New France. On a trip that takes us from Quebec to Montreal, then to the Great Lakes, following the traces of early trappers
The kings of the ring ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Jess Willard in 1915 to Mike Tyson and beyond, these are the greatest names in boxing, the world's Heavyweight Champions, the kings of the ring. Rare archival footage and interviews tell the story of the men who made the history of boxing, their public triumphs and their personal defeats
Time bombs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the height of the Cold War, 40 young Canadian soldiers were sent to Nevada in the spring of 1957 on a top secret mission, to serve as guinea pigs for the military in a nuclear test field. Most of these young men were under 20. Wearing only their cotton uniforms, they played "war games," sometimes less than 1000 yards away from exploding nuclear bombs. They then marched toward ground zero while nuclear dust settled on them. When they left Nevada in the fall of 1957, the soldiers of the Queen's Own Rifles were scattered. Under oath of secrecy, they were not to talk about their experience with anyone. Several soldiers fell victim to radiation [cancer, etc.], and children were born with birth defects. Today, 50 years later, the few soldiers who survived are fighting for justice. And the Canadian Government is trying to bury the affair. In this real-life thriller, Jim Huntley, the only veteran still in good health, puts his case to the government and confronts the politicians."-- Container
Crime stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Crime stories is the real, inside chronicle of the procedures and techniques used in bringing the guilty to justice. Step into the confidential world of the investigators and prosecutors as well as the family and friends of the tragic victims to experience the raw emotions and never-before-revealed details behind these shocking crimes that made headlines."--Container
Secrets of forensic science ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using expert commentary and reenactments of actual cases, this series explores many of the techniques criminal investigators use to gather evidence. From entomology to pathology to forensic psychology, the programs cover a wide range of challenging situations that require diverse crime-solving skills
Bugs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using dramatic reenactments of an actual case, this program shows how a key piece of evidence, time of death, can be determined through a knowledge of insects. A forensic entomologist discusses how blowflies are a particularly useful species to investigators
Mega builders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles major, complex modern engineering projects around the world, including the construction of various bridges; a high-speed jet car; an artificial island, reef and waves; an 800 ton particle detector; power plant turbines; a tunneling machine; a roller coaster; a skyscraper; a sports stadium roof; and a hotel of ice
Le jeu de la mort by Thomas Bornot ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dans les années 60, une expérience psychosociale prouvait que 62% des individus administraient des chocs électriques extrêmes en obéissant aux ordres d'un scientifique. Le Jeu de la mort est un documentaire mettant en scène un faux jeu télévisée (La Zone Xtrême) durant lequel un candidat doit envoyer des décharges électriques de plus en plus fortes à un autre candidat, jusqu'à des tensions pouvant entraîner la mort. Ceci reproduit l'expérience des années 60 pour étudier l'influence de l'autorité sur l'obéissance: les décharges électriques sont fictives, un acteur feignant de les subir, et l'objectif est de tester la capacité à désobéir du candidat qui inflige ce traitement et qui n'est pas au courant de l'expérience."--Conteneur
 
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English (35)
French (2)
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