Catalogue : Education

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A Talk With Hitchcock

A Talk With Hitchcock  

This archival interview from 1964 is a rare treat for fans of the legendary director and a fascinating glimpse of the creator of some of film’s best-loved classics.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Acorn: The Nature Nut

Acorn: The Nature Nut  

From his eclectic Nature Nook to the great outdoors, John Acorn shares his brain tingling feeling of discovery with viewers of all ages.

 

Non-Fiction / 91 x half hours


Aquanauts, The

The Aquanauts  

Meet The Aquanauts – underwater explorers – as they venture deep into Earth’s inner space, from the known to the unknown, in search of the dangerous and the endangered.

 

Non-Fiction / 46 x half hours / USA


Audrey Hepburn Story, The

The Audrey Hepburn Story  

Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt as Audrey and featuring Frances Fisher as her mother, along with many other bright stars, this mini series will reveal the dramatic life led by this most appealing of performers.

 

Fiction / 2 x two hours / USA/Canada


Backyard Cookin’

Backyard Cookin’  

Backyard Cookin’ is a series about the preparation of tasty dishes with the backyard barbecue that goes beyond customary burgers, dogs and ribs, but combine ingredients that are easy to obtain and will pleasantly surprise your dinner guests. 

 

Non-Fiction / 65 x half hours


BYkids Collection, The

The BYkids Collection  

Teenagers from around the world are paired with master filmmakers, including the late Albert Maysles (Salesman), Susan Hoenig (For Love or Money) and Joyce Chopra (Smooth Talk), to create these personal documentaries that educate and encourage international understanding about globally relevant issues.

 

Non-Fiction / 5 x half hours / USA


Food Hunter, The

The Food Hunter  

From charming villages, and bustling markets, to picturesque farms, The Food Hunter gets to the root of the matter. Each episode focuses on a specific country, sharing the origins, history and customs of a unique food item. 

 

Non-Fiction / 13 x half hours


Frackman

Frackman  

Frackman tells the story of Dayne ‘Frackman’ Pratzky’s struggle against international gas companies. Australia will soon become the world’s biggest gas exporter, as more than 30,000 wells are sunk in Dayne’s home of Queensland, with many requiring controversial ‘fracking’. He and his neighbours have unwittingly become the centre of a massive industrial landscape and they have little power to fight the wishes of the $200 billion industry.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / Australia


Gladiatrix

Gladiatrix  

Gladiatrix embarks on a quest to find out the truth about female gladiators that leads from London to the frozen steppes of Russia, piecing together every scrap of evidence of their existence. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Glowing in the Dark

Glowing in the Dark  

Glowing in the Dark documents the history of neon in North America, from its early days as a highly refined folk art form with great individuality, to the emergence of animation and computer design, and to the current explosion of light it is today. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Going to Extremes

Going to Extremes  

Going to Extremes contrasts the climatically excessive with the meteorologically destitute, as it follows travel writer and Oxford lecturer Dr. Nick Middleton on an adventure to the hottest, coldest, wettest and driest inhabited places on earth. 

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour


Going to More Extremes

Going to More Extremes  

In Going to More Extremes, Nick is upping the ante, to find out if he is tough enough to survive in places so extreme that no-one lives there permanently.

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour


Gold Rush, The

The Gold Rush  

Narrated by John Lithgow (The Crown), The Gold Rush tells the fascinating story of the 19th-century adventurers who raced for California in search ofinstant riches. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Great Canadian Lodges

Great Canadian Lodges  

Great Canadian Lodges provides a past to present perspective on these wilderness landmarks that captures the passion for these structures shared by those who created them and those who continue to care for them. 

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour


Group of Seven, The: Art for a Nation

The Group of Seven: Art for a Nation  

In 1920, a group of artists more interested in the Canadian wilderness than electric streetcars banded together, with their first exhibition as the Group of Seven.

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x half hour


Hitler's Britain

Hitler's Britain  

Hitler’s Britain is the story of what the Nazis planned to do to Britain after they invaded in 1941.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour


Human Combustion

Human Combustion  

How can a human body incinerate into ashes, leaving virtually everything within reach unscorched? Did a fireball from inside the body ignite, causing Spontaneous Human Combustion? 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Human Wildlife

Human Wildlife  

The series captures the astonishing real time moving images of the hundreds of species of animal and plant life that live on and in human beings.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour


Indie Exposed

Indie Exposed  

A documentary mini-series into the world of the most accomplished filmmakers including Albert Mayzsles, D. A. Pennebaker, Barbara Kopple, Jean Pierre Jeunet and David Lynch.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour


Journey to the Sea of Ice

Journey to the Sea of Ice  

Award winning filmmakers John and Janet Foster follow one of the great annual spectacles of the northern hemisphere. In a glittering display of icy colours and fine design, immense icebergs that were born in Greenland sail slowly past Newfoundland's rocky coast. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Journeys Far and Wild

Journeys Far and Wild  

Journeys Far and Wild takes the viewer across North America from a massive caribou migration between Yukon and Alaska, to other Arctic areas where the elusive and legendary narwhals migrate, and to the eastern coast of Newfoundland where the gargantuan faces of ancient glacial icebergs are captured. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Lost Inventions

Lost Inventions  

This action-archaeology series features contemporary teams trying to reconstruct inventions from the past.

 

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour


Mavericks of Science

Mavericks of Science  

This documentary special follows the exploits of three visionaries willing to risk their names, their reputations and often their lives in the name of science. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


My Way: Secrets of a Perfect Home and a Happy Life

My Way: Secrets of a Perfect Home and a Happy Life   

A thought-provoking, instructive film which will show you how you can live a full, happy, loving and rich life.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 82-minutes / Hungary


Nature of Things: Allergies: Nothing To Sneeze At

Nature of Things: Allergies: Nothing To Sneeze At  

Eight per cent of the world’s population suffers from allergies and another twelve per cent have the potential to develop them.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Anatomy of an Aircrash: Swissair MD-11

Nature of Things: Anatomy of an Aircrash: Swissair MD-11  

This singular documentary follows the inside story of a four and a half year inquiry into what caused the crash of Swissair MD-11 on the evening of September 2, 1998.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Bee Talker

Nature of Things: Bee Talker  

Bee Talker: The Secret World Of Bees, we meet one of the world’s greatest bee behaviorists, Dr. Mark Winston, who looks beyond the biology of the creatures to show us that our honey-producing neighbours have broader implications for humans and the planet.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Biomimicry

Nature of Things: Biomimicry  

Biomimicry is a new science that studies nature’s best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems. For example, studying a leaf to invent a better solar cell.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x two hours / Canada


Nature of Things: Bugs, Bones and Botany

Nature of Things: Bugs, Bones and Botany  

That stylized tribute to our seemingly endless appetite for TV programs about forensic science sets the stage for an examination of how, in the real world of police investigations, nature is being enlisted in the war on crime.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Canada’s Amazon: Boreal Forest

Nature of Things: Canada’s Amazon: Boreal Forest  

The film follows two canoe trips through the forest, showcasing the magnificent Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories and the more industrialized Athabasca River in Northern Alberta.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Change of Heart

Nature of Things: Change of Heart  

Change of Heart delves into the challenging field of heart transplants. Through extraordinary access, the programme follows the dramatic and intimate stories of five heart patients.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Climate Change

Nature of Things: Climate Change  

Now that climate change is an accepted, if inconvenient truth, how are we coping?

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Clot Busters

Nature of Things: Clot Busters  

Clot Busters examines the advances, both medical and technological, to the treatment of stroke.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Cuba: The Accidental Revolution

Nature of Things: Cuba: The Accidental Revolution  

The Accidental Revolution celebrates Cuba’s success in providing for itself in the face of a massive economic crisis, and how its latest revolutions, an agricultural revolution and a revolution in science and medicine are having repercussions around the world.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Down to Earth

Nature of Things: Down to Earth  

A study of children’s natural affinity with nature and at how modern living conditions may serve to alienate them from it as they grow older.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Earth Energy

Nature of Things: Earth Energy  

Sculptor, aviator, inventor, and filmmaker, Bill In Niagara, he discovers the history of hydroelectric production; he explores the world’s largest solar collector power Lishman documents his journey around the globe in search of earth’s renewable energy.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Greening Business

Nature of Things: Greening Business  

Nature of Things looks at the economics of environmentally sound business, and at some companies that have factored ecology into their ’bottom line.’

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Jo’Burg: A View From the Summit

Nature of Things: Jo’Burg: A View From the Summit  

In this documentary, Severn Cullis-Suzuki attends the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Killed by Care

Nature of Things: Killed by Care  

Do no harm - it’s the credo medicine has lived by for more than 2,000 years, but if the aim is not to harm, then why are thousands of patients dying every year as a result of medical error?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Man and Dog: An Evolving Partnership

Nature of Things: Man and Dog: An Evolving Partnership  

The fascinating story of the ongoing evolution of the dog — from wild beast to "man’s best friend" to the specialized breeds we know today.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Me, My Brain & I

Nature of Things: Me, My Brain & I  

This fascinating journey inside the human brain poses difficult questions for medical science.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Memory: Past Imperfect

Nature of Things: Memory: Past Imperfect  

A lively look at what memory is, the role it plays in our lives, why it sometimes efficiently stores and retrieves information while at other times is subject to distortion and misperception.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: National Parks

Nature of Things: National Parks  

This show explores the crisis faced by many national parks today and examines efforts being taken to preserve their wildlife.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Race Against Time

Nature of Things: Race Against Time  

Thirty-six million people are infected with the HIV virus worldwide, with over 25 million of them in Africa. More than 21 million people have died of AIDS, nearly 17 million in Africa alone.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Recovering Krystal

Nature of Things: Recovering Krystal  

Krystal, a teenage drug addict and runaway is forced to undergo a radical drug addiction treatment programme.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Salmon Forest

Nature of Things: Salmon Forest  

This documentary explores the complex ecology of the rainforest and the relationship between the bears and the salmon in one of the world's largest intact temperate rainforests.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Shoreline Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

Nature of Things: Shoreline Doesn’t Live Here Anymore  

Nature of Things takes an in-depth look at the phenomenon of shoreline erosion and at human attempts to alter this natural process.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Superlongevity

Nature of Things: Superlongevity  

Immortality. Life Extension. The Fountain of Youth. Real science or simply wishful thinking? Is it hope or is it hype? Scientists from around the world are racing to answer one of humanity’s chief questions: can we turn back the human clock?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: The Advance Material World

Nature of Things: The Advance Material World  

A look at some astounding technological innovations in the development of new and synthetic materials and their expanding use in industry, society and medicine.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Nature of Things: Up Close and Toxic

Nature of Things: Up Close and Toxic  

Up Close and Toxic reveals that the great indoors is not as safe as we’ve been lulled into thinking.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


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