Whatever it Takes is the story of Connor McDavid's bone on metal injury, a revolutionary treatment plan and his remarkable comeback. Witness Connor's sheer will to overcome a devastating injury through a grueling treatment regime, advanced sports science and a world class rehabilitation team.
This feature documentary examines the unique story of the Christian Science-Fiction sub-genre and three writers that played a role in its emergence.
Best known for his long running television series "Fred Penner's Place" and hit song "The Cat Came Back," for decades musical icon Fred Penner has been using his engaging personality and public speaking skills to excite audiences like no other. He is a constant inspiration for his fans of all ages, but what is it that Fred really does for people? Why is Fred's message and music more important than ever? How did Fred go from a struggling musician to the North American sensation dubbed the "Canadian Minister of Positivity"? How did difficult moments from Fred's youth shape his life as a performer? Take this highly engaging journey to discover how Fred Penner connects with audiences and makes sense of the world.
In search of their next hit, two filmmakers embark on an investigation to find a man they believe to be a serial killer. Are they in over their heads? Yes.
Hi, My Name is Dicky tells the story of Richard Clune, and his struggle with substance use disorder while playing in the National Hockey League. Shortly after debuting in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings, Rich made the choice to get sober, embarking on a wild journey to the rehab clinic back home in Canada, from his brother's dormitory in Worcester, Massachusetts. Sober for over ten years, the viewer learns how Rich leads a fascinating life off the ice, and has become a mentor to many players in the NHL, now in the twilight of his career playing for his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs.
Modern day explorer Adam Shoalts sets a record-breaking solo expedition in crossing the Canadian Arctic on foot and by canoe that would span four long and lonely perilous months. No one has ever attempted this before...
Ian Hodgkinson, aka Vampiro Canadiense, is a fighter and a survivor. After battling an abusive childhood, street violence, crippling fame, cancer and a lifetime of beatings and broken bones in the ring, he now faces his biggest, most ominous challenge yet: his teenage daughter. Serving as the Director of Talent for both Mexico's Lucha Libre AAA and Lucha Underground, he's forced to split his time and dedication between the muscle-bound family he's always known and the alien world of single parenthood. While his paternal duties tug at him from one side, his desire to return to the ring tugs him from the other. Which one will break him first?
The first documentary chronicling the history of Canadian graphic design and how it shaped a nation and its people.
In a field that has historically embraced few women film critics, Kael was charismatic, controversial, witty, and discerning. Her distinctive voice pioneered the art form.
A retrospective look at the storied career of character actor Dabney Coleman.
An educational and entertaining foray into what goes into sound design in film focussing specifically on Foley Art, the art of creating background noise.
An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.
A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.
An award-winning documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
A poignant, heartfelt tribute to the vibrant New York subculture of drag queens and transsexuals at the end of the 1980s.
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