Featured Producer: Canadian Broadcasting Corp.


Expedition 58 53 min.

This program follows astronaut David Saint-Jacques as he prepares for his first trip to the the International Space Station (ISS) where he’ll spend six months orbiting the Earth. A multilingual engineer, family doctor, and astrophysicist, Saint-Jacques was selected from thousands to join the 20th NASA astronaut class. Learn how he, his fellow cosmonauts, and his family get ready for this incredibl...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Go-Boy: Memories Of A Life Behind Bars 53 min.

Roger “Mad Dog” Caron was one of North America's most notorious bank robbers. Over his career, Roger was involved in 75 bank heists, spent 24 years in prison, and made history by escaping an incredible 13 times. However, it was while living under the violent conditions of the Kingston Penitentiary that he discovered a new way to escape: through the power of his words. Roger began writing intensely...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Northern Gold 104 min.

Northern Gold is a two-part series that uncovers the history of Timmins, Ontario, the way immigrants shaped the town, and early Timmins’ association with bootlegging gold from local mines. Facing mine closures today, the series follows the ways in which residents are embracing an uncertain future with strength, resilience, and fortitude.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Northern Gold: A Fortuner Found 55 min.

The program chronicles the early days of Timmins and how the town was founded by new immigrants who faced immense prejudice and discrimination. This treatment led to the controversial practice of highgrading during the Golden Age of mining in the 1920s-40s. As miners continued to work in hazardous conditions, northern Ontario gold fueled the economic boom in the south.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Northern Gold: After the Rush 54 min.

As Timmins grew, miners fought successfully to improve their working conditions. Today, the city faces an uncertain future as mines close down. Multi-generational mining families like the Turcottes continue to work below ground - mining is in their blood. As the city evolves, recent immigrants and Indigenous communities are embracing new possibilities with hope and resilience.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

In The Making 176 min.

Artists take risks, imagine futures, wrestle with conflicts, and offer new ways of seeing ourselves and the world around us. This series showcases an extraordinary lineup of creative visionaries – visual artists, filmmakers, musicians, and choreographers – who have singular approaches and something to say. The series follows artists in real time, in studio, at home, on stage and in field, gaining...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

In The Making: Part 1 23 min.

The Colombian-born, Toronto-based musician and artist, Lido Pimienta, sent shockwaves through the Canadian music industry when her self-produced, self-released album, La Papessa, won the Polaris Prize, Canada’s biggest music award. A month later, she became the target of the alt-right andconservative media after inviting women of color to the front of her concerts. Now, Lido’s seeking a moment of...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

In The Making: Part 2 23 min.

Vancouver choreographer Crystal Pite has become renowned across the globe for innovative creations that blend the rigor of dance with the magic of theater. In 2015, she premiered Betroffenheit, an exploration of the grief experienced by her collaborator, Jonathon Young, after he lost his daughter and family members in a tragic accident. The show was met with awards, rousing accolades, and sold out...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

In The Making: Part 3 23 min.

Acclaimed Blackfoot artist Adrian Stimson creates performance, photography, sculpture, and paintings that address the Indigenous experience in the Canadian west. Host Sean O’Neill meets Adrian at home on Siksika Nation in Alberta, where the artist is collaborating with Canadian art legend AA Bronson on a project that unearths a surprising and unsettling family connection between their ancestors, w...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

In The Making: Part 4 23 min.

The Ottawa-born choreographer Dana Michel found dance in her late-20s, and at 35 debuted Yellow Towel, a visceral solo show exploring her relationship to race and blackness. Her work is raw, daring, improvisational, and bizarrely funny. The New York Times called Yellow Towel one of the year’s best, and within months she was performing the work on major stages all over the world. Host Sean O’Neill...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018