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Return to the Arctic

Thom Benson interviews Arctic expert Doug Wilkinson about his many years in the far north. Wilkinson who has been adopted by an Eskimo family, hunts and generally lives like an Eskimo whenever he is in the Arctic Aired on Mar 26, 1960

Original Airdates1960
TypeDocumentary

Rumours of Glory

★★★★★

Director Martin Lavut filmed 15 songs at a Bruce Cockburn concert using five cameras and this straightforward cinematic record of the concert is the result. Cockburn sings and plays acoustic and the electric guitar - there is no additional commentary before or after each number.

Original Airdates1983
TypeDocumentary

Sasquatch Odyssey: The Hunt for Bigfoot

★★★★★

Sasquatch Odyssey: The Hunt for Bigfoot This humourous film poses fundamental questions about the origins of man, while reveling in the sub-culture which surrounds the Bigfoot mystery. This is the story of the hunt for Bigfoot and the four old-men who have been searching for the elusive, mythical creature for the last 40 years. Inspired by the discovery of Yeti (abominable snowman) tracks in ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeDocumentary

SIDS: A Special Report

SIDS: A Special Report SIDS: A Special Report is an examination of the medical dilemma of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Hosted by Emmy Award winning journalist Linda McLennan, SIDS: A Special Report, interviews numerous medical professionals/specialists giving us a better understanding and explanation of this deadly affliction.

Original Airdates1995
TypeDocumentary

Spilsbury's Coast

Features the life and times of British Columbia communications and transportation pioneer Jim Spilsbury: radio innovator, founder of Queen Charlotte Airlines, photographer, painter, and co-author of Spilsbury's Coast, The Accidental Airline, and Spilsbury's Album.

Original Airdates1992
TypeDocumentary

Spirit of the Mask, The

Spirit of the Mask, The This documentary gives a rare view into the powerful, unusual masks of the Pacific Northwest coast native peoples. Host Wade Davis (author- "The Serpent and the Rainbow") takes us on an unusual journey into the mystical world of demons and dragons which are embodied in these masks.

Original Airdates1992
TypeDocumentary

We Remember Them: Nikiskisinan

This one hour documentary was initiated by the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation near Marcelin, Saskatchewan. This program looks a the significance of having over 50 men and women who volunteered for military service that ulitmately left an indelible footprint on the everyday lives of several generations of Muskeg Lake Band Through poignant interviews of survivin ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeDocumentary

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