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Humanity from space ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
From the perspective of space, this program traces mankind's journey from hunter-gatherer to dominant global species. With mind-bending data and CGI, the program shows how we have transformed our planet and produced a world of extraordinary complexity
Manufacturing dissent by Debbie Melnyk( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 303 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
Laughology ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 271 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?
Rip! : a remix manifesto by Brett Gaylor( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 264 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 ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Explores the multi-billion dollar world of sex trafficking. Goes to the villages of Ukraine and Moldova, where girls are lured and then sold and forced into prostitution in brothels and discotheques all over Europe. Follows Viorel, a Ukrainian man, on a mission to find his pregnant, trafficked wife in Turkey. The film explores the global trafficking problem through personal stories and unfettered access to traffickers and the people used as human chattel
The deadliest plane crash ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 193 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
Sugar coated ( visu )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"An eye-opening feature documentary that examines the various tactics that has many health experts calling sugar the new tobacco"--Container
The sacred balance by David T Suzuki( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 134 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 we're born. The Sacred Balance combines science, art, traditional knowledge and human spirituality into a new vision of the human place on Earth."
Eye on the Guy: Alan B. Stone and the Age of Beefcake ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 130 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
California : journeys of the adventurers ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
A look at the history and culture of the state of California
Quebec : the journeys of the trappers ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 95 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
Escape to Canada by Albert Nerenberg( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 64 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 60 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 33 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Discover England through the works of Charles Dickens, by visiting the author's haunts, and see how his time period influences England today
Arctic Defenders ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Arctic Defenders tells the remarkable story that began in 1968 with a radical Inuit movement in Canada. It led to the largest land claim in western civilization, orchestrated by young visionary Inuit with a dream -- the governance of their territory -- the creation of Nunavut. The story reveals the dark side of Canada's attempt at sovereignty in the north and finds hope and inspiration from determined Inuit who changed the rules of the game
Mega builders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 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
Crime stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 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
Time Bombs by National Film Board of Canada( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 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
The kings of the ring ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 11 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
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