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Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund

Works: 13 works in 23 publications in 2 languages and 2,605 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Personal narratives  Short films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Classifications: HD60, 338.74
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Publications about Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund
Publications by Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund
Most widely held works by Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund
The Corporation by Mark Achbar( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,498 libraries worldwide
The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates
Last train home = Gui tu lie che by Lixin Fan( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Cuando llega el Año Nuevo en China, más de 130 millones de trabajadores regresan a sus casas para reunirse con sus familias, constituyendo la migración humana más caudalosa del mundo. El matrimonio Zhang realiza un arduo viaje de 50 horas para volver a ver a su hija Qin, resentida con ellos por haberla dejado a cargo de sus abuelos. La adolescente ha decidido dejar los estudios y ponerse a trabajar en busca de dinero rápido, lo que provoca el disgusto de su familia. Las poderosas imágenes del film envuelven una crónica implacable sobre quienes tratan de entender su posición en la nueva economía china, un país atrapado entre un brillante futuro industrial y su pasado rural
Rock & roll invaders : the AM radio deejays ( visu )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The story of the flamboyant and rebellious AM Radio deejays who pushed the envelope of rock and roll radio programming
The boys of Buchenwald ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of young Jewish boys who survived the concentration camps of World War II. How they were rehabilitated into normal society and created a future life for themselves. Also, details how they have kept in contact with one another over the years. Includes and interview with Eli Wiesel who was one of the boys
Unheralded ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Across North America, newspapers are dying. But not in tiny Lakefield, Ontario, where Terry McQuitty carries on a 150-year-old tradition, as publisher of the independent weekly Herald. Set to the pace of small-town life, Unheralded is a testament to the vital role newspapers can still play, and the close bond between reporter and reader."--Container
Our Man in Tehran ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"The true story behind Ben Affleck's film "Argo, our Man in Tehran" features extensive interviews with Ken Taylor, Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who hid six Americans in his official residence and obtained the counterfeit documents that allowed them to make their dramatic escape from Tehran. The film uncovers new information and adds context, including an historical overview of Iran, interviews with the rescued Americans, former Prime Minister Joe Clark, ex-CIA officer Tony Mendez, and many others"--Container
Mad cow, sacred cow ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Anand Ramayya embarks on a journey to learn about the modern mad cow and ancient sacred cow in hopes that their stories will reveal a solution to his fear of food
Africville : can't stop now ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Africville was a home and a haven for African-Canadian families who lived there for generations. The city of Halifax expropriated Africville in the 1960s and forced residents to leave their homes behind. A moving portrait of a community that has survived despite having lost its home
Life can be a dream : the doo-wop sound ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Doo-wop is a unique form of harmony singing ... born of thre urban streets ... and a fascinating tale of passionate young love, heartache, triumph and ... sweetest lyrics and sounds ever recorded."
Hope for the future ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Records the journey of 32 young people and their teachers to Belgrade, Serbia. A group of Canadian youth formed Students for Teaching Peace and set out on a mission to spend their March break doing something meaningful. Armed with video cameras, thay are active participants on and off the screen, expressing their feelings with diary cams, and journals. Filmmakers Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason accompanied the students to Serbia and captured their spirit and the many emotional moments encountered by these youth, recording them, as they record each other, along with their Serbian hosts
Love at the Twilight Motel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Enter a world of deception. Welcome to the Twilight Motel in Miami, where the rooms rent for 25 dollars for the first two hours, the concealed garages have private staircases to the rooms, and the sheets are clean. Part confessional, part broken love stories, 'Love at the Twilight Motel' explores the darker side of desire, sex, infidelity and the allure of the fast lane"--Container
Endgame ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Endgame is an original drama series centering on a brilliant chess master Arkady Balagan. Traumatized by the murder of his fiancée, Balagan has become a prisoner in his luxury Vancouver hotel, terrified to step outside.To pay his bill, Balagan starts solving mysteries -- using an unlikely band of hotel employees and chess fanatics to do his legwork"--Container
Trouble in the Peace ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"As gas companies move heavily into northern BC, family farms suffer lethal gas leaks, stunned that such injustice could happen in Canada. From this mayhem emerges Karl Mattson: cowboy, artist, father. Small gas leaks are affecting the health of his herd and family. When a big leak comes, it will be deadly. But the media cares little for the plight of farmers like Karl. And while the government eagerly commits $4M to catching a mysterious 'pipeline bomber', it fails to regulate safety standards for its own citizens. The message is clear: industry trumps individuals. But Karl isn't ready to roll over and die just yet."--Trouble in the Peace website
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