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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.