Eastbound Westbound, a winemakers' story from Bordeaux and Califo...
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Travelling from east to west, from Bordeaux to California, and caught in the grip of past and present, the American Jeffrey M. Davies goes in search of evidence to shed light on the cultural heritage of the legendary wine scholar Thomas Jefferson.
Passport to the World is a documentary series, of very high quality, focused on travel and featuring various renowned and unfamiliar world destinations. These films offer a complete portrait of a country or region ~ just like a travel guide.
Symphony for a river, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
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In the grandiose setting of Place Calder on Sainte-Hélène Island, l’Orchestre Métropolitain, conducted by Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin, interprets an assemblage of pieces including La Moldau interspersed with life all along the St. Lawrence River.
Throughout the 20th century, from Nicaragua to South Korea, Rwanda to Bangladesh and Bosnia, the same crime has been perpetrated time and time again, on thousands upon thousands of women. And, for the time being, there is no sign that the new century will be any different than the last.
Do we know about sex and eroticism after traveling around the world? Not yet. After the highlights of the adventures of "Sex Around the World", the documentary "10 Degrees of Sex" put aside exoticism and geography to focus on the sexual act itself, the first spark of desire to the body bonding.
This documentary is about the dedication and passion of two underdogs attaining the quintessence in their sport. It is about a simple man who was able to accomplish what was not to be. It is about how life took away the dream of that man and how he was able to rebuild it.
Twenty years ago, Chile was kidnapped from Hungary by a group of Israelis traffickers and was forced to work as a prostitute. Now she goes to look after her kidnappers. After she returns to hell, could she get out?
In my hometown, Arlit, situated in the south of Nigeria, Areva has been mining uranium since 1976. Nowadays, a good part of the region is contaminated. Radioactivity is invisible, and the population is not informed of all the risks involved.
Aztec, Pyramids of War, a two part series, will document the rise and fall of one of the most remarkable civilizations. Join us as we journey into the fascinating realm of the Aztec nation and its dramatic clash with Iron men from another world.
Beyond Sight takes interest in the Inuit’s way of life, art, culture and landscapes, both visible and imaginary, in reaction to the opening of the North West Passage. The film transmits the spirit of the place while giving a voice to Inuit denizens and Great North specialists.
If one dish could define a nation, then for Peru ~ a country internationally renowned for its cuisine ~ that dish would be Ceviche. This documentary is a journey throughout time and cuisine across the Northern coast of Peru to the Amazon rainforest.
These controversial fights gained in popularity both among those who practice than the spectators. This documentary presents amateurs and professionals in training or in combat explaining their motivations and their gait.
This docuseries takes us behind the scenes of the porn film industry. The host meets with the actresses, actors, directors and producers at the heart of this subculture, as they carry on with their daily lives.
Darth Vador, Lara Croft and Bilbo Baggins are sharing a latte. Captain America, Superwoman and Naruto are waiting in line for the toilet. No, you’re not dreaming. You’ve just entered the bizarre and universally popular world of Cosplay.
Romain, aka Molecule, is a composer of electronic music who has come up with a madcap plan to spend five weeks on a fishing trawler writing a new album.
Fred, the skipper of the Joseph Roty II and its 59-strong crew, has to fetch the biggest possible catch from the icy waters of the Irish Sea. Romain, on the other hand, is hoping that braving some storms will unleash his creativity.
These two different approaches to the ocean create an unexpected meeting of music and fishing.
Filmed over a period of 4 years, this documentary presents 4 women who devote their lives to a passion : Fighting sports. These warriors practice wrestling, boxing, Brazilian jiujitsu, kickboxing or ultimate fighting.
This documentary reveals how market gardeners, foresters and cereal farmers have successfully adopted a workable business model based on quality of life. It’s an idea whose seeds are spreading to all corners of the globe ~ from stable to table.
Defining a new world sport can be overwhelming. To survive you must conquer not only your competitors, but also your own fears. For these elite Gamers, it’s a long walk from the living room to the podium ~ and they’ll do whatever it takes to get there. This documentary follows three Gamers on their journey to become World Champion.
A hilarious and investigative look at the long history and major influence Canadians have had on the development of American pop culture. It features celebrity interviews and classic archival images from the very beginnings of Hollywood right through to the present day.
In the Wake of the Titanic: The CGS Montmagny Story
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In the weeks that followed the sinking of the Titanic in April 1912, the CGS Montmagny, a Canadian resupply ship, is chartered to recover the victims’ corpses. The expedition allows a number of corpses to be pulled from the ocean, including one still grasping a life preserver almost a month after the disappearance of the liner.
Whether they are mechanics of agricultural machinery, dogteam drivers or bush pilots, those who make "unusual jobs" are always happy to initiate the host to the rudiments of their job. And the host returns the favor!
A documentary film about the heroic actions of the French Canadian soldier, Léo Major who, during the Second World War, single-handedly liberated the Dutch town of Zwolle, inhabited by 50,000 people from the nazis. An avenue was dedicated to him, he is remembered and celebrated every year. Although he is venerated in the Netherlands, his accomplishments are still barely known in his homeland.
Over the course of the series, we’re introduced to 18 different countries and 18 different customs and rituals that are steeped in beautiful, meaningful and centuries old tradition. This docu-series reveals how these rituals are intrinsically tied to the most important moments in our lives.
Mira, une histoire de coeur (Mira, a Story of Devotion)
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This documentary presents a good man, cheerful, colorful, dog lover, who one day had the idea to found an organism in order to help his fellows. A foundation called: MIRA. To date, the foundation has given more than 3,000 dogs that brought help and comfort to people that haven’t been pampered by life.
ln September 2019 begins Kent Nagano's sixteenth and final season at the head of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (OSM). As time for farewell approaches, Nagano confides on classical music, his attachment to Montreal and the OSM, and the communion that a concert can be. First and foremost, the film tells the story of the formidable relationship that developed between the Maestro and the Montreal people over the years.
At the dawn of the Second World War, Nazism was extending its grip over South America. The Golden Angel, a Mexican masked wrestler, was recruited by the Americans in order to flush out the spies of the Third Reich and put a stop to their nefarious schemes. The Golden Angel’s assignments, still classified Top Secret and therefore absent from the history books, even brought him to a pivotal confrontation with Hitler himself.
Whether it’s a quick hand, an online tournament or an event played out on the grand scale, Poker has become part of our collective consciousness. This documentary gives us access to players’ lifestyles and mindsets.
For a year, we followed five of the finest young snowboarders in the world on their quest to be the best. Meet Frank April, Anto Chamberland, Zach Aller, Keassy Patenaude and Seb Toutant ~ boys who have taken their passion for the sport to a whole new level. And for some, turned it into a career.
What’s your wildest dream? To be a movie star? A stunt double, bullfighter or butler? How about spending a year on a sailing ship or breaking-in Spanish thoroughbreds? If you had to choose fame, fortune or passion, which would you pick?
A fascinating documentary about an enigmatic historical figure. Searching for Étienne Brûlé invites you to take a walk in the shoes of a fascinating historical figure, the ancestor of Franco-Ontarians.
September 11, 1973: The Last Stand of Salvador Allende
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September 1973. Chile is in chaos. The Presidential Palace is in flames. The nation's most beloved leader, President Salvador Allende, is found dead among the ruins. Relive the dramatic final hours of Chile's last great democrat and the turmoil immediately following his tragic death.
What is socially acceptable in one place may be immoral, and sometimes even illegal in others. Taboos, turn-ons and tantric sex ~ this docu-series reveals all. But the real focus is people, not voyeurism. Unless of course, people enjoy that in your part of the world!
Sexe+Techno is an entertaining and informative documentary series that follows the journey of hosts Jean-Michel Vanasse and Marilou Ethier. Together, they explore new technologies that are transforming our relationship with sex.
In this new documentary series, Mathieu Cyr discovers various countries through the eyes of their skateboarding community. He meets the skateboarders who have shaped the world scene and visits new places that mark the culture of skateboarding. In Barcelona, Jerusalem, Casablanca, Havana, Warsaw and Montreal, the skateboarding humorist travels through alleys and major avenues taking an interest in alternative visions of skateboarding, but also in the arts, history and architecture.
Come along on a remarkable journey of discovery into the deliciously decadent world of sweets. Sweet Paradise is a four part mini-series that traces the origins of one of our greatest pleasures - our love affair with sugar and all things sweet.
Each episode explores the diversity and unique culture of a different world market, revealing the vital role it plays in its home city and the beating heart of the people who have inhabited it for generations.
It is in our society's interest to accompany the release of convicted persons with dynamic modules in the field, since this helps to reduce the phenomenon of recidivism. By combining Biodynamics with the horse, real transformations take place and trigger deep healing currents. This unique method in France has proven itself and the horse is extraordinary in its mission! Sam's Freedom Day, a poignant story full of emotions!
The Hidden Truth is a penetrating, destructive look at the scourge of childhood sexual abuse in the Jewish world, the long-term impact on victims and the challenging reality faced by attorneys, detectives, therapists and advocates trying to aid and bring justice to survivors.
A deeply intimate docuseries following four individuals whose lives have been turned completely inside-out following tragic accidents or serious health problems. The series simultaneously follows all stages of their rehabilitation process—physical, emotional, and psychological—while also providing viewers with valuable insight from their loved ones and healthcare providers.
The story of The Psychedelic Pioneers is part leading edge medical research and part utopian idealism. Three gifted psychiatrists, in combination with an extraordinarily powerful drug, resulted in one of the most fascinating and controversial periods in Canadian history.
Unknown Champions reveals the most fascinating and unique competitions. From Asia to North America, Wingsuit Flying to Snake Hunting, these incredible people showcase their shocking talents and compete to become champions.
The journalist Jorge Said travels alone throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas in search of the most isolated tribes on the planet who have had little contact with the outside world and are on the verge of disappearing.