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CBC Docs POV #Blessed

C3 is an Evangelical church that opened in Toronto in 2013 and quickly amassed a large following among the city’s young, hip and tattooed. #Blessed offers an intimate look inside this fast-growing millennial church, following the process of selling salvation in the 21st century. Much like other viral church startups of the 21st century, C3 is tapping into something very ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:08
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/27/2021

Religions of the World The Jewish story of Moses

This film focuses on Judaism. It narrates the story of Moses as he grows up watching the Jewish people enslaved and follows him as he leads his people to freedom, through the Red Sea to their promised land.
  • 2016
  • 00:04:04
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/22/2021

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Religions of the World Sikh stories

This film focuses on Sikhism and features the stories of The Milk & The Jasmine Flower and Duni Chand & the Silver Needle. Guru Nanak shows the townspeople there is always room in the world for more holiness, and that only good deeds go with us to the next world, not money and gold.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:25
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/18/2021

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Religions of the World The Hindu story of Rama and Sita

Rama and Sita is one of the main stories from Hinduism. This story is connected with Diwali - the annual festival of light held every autumn. It is about Rama rescuing Sita from the demon King Ravana with the help of Hanuman and his monkey army.
  • 2016
  • 00:04:57
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/16/2021

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Religions of the World The Five Pillars of Islam

This film focuses on Islam and follows Amina as she explains the Five Pillars of Islam (Shahadah, Salah, Zakah, Sawm and Hajj) to her little brother Rahib.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:36
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/16/2021

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Religions of the World The Buddhist story of Siddhartha and the Swan and The Monkey King

This film focuses on Buddhism, and narrates two Buddhist stories - the story of Siddhartha rescuing the hurt swan, and of the Monkey King showing the greedy human king the importance of caring for his people.
  • 2016
  • 00:04:19
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/16/2021

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The Fifth Estate Polygamy in Canada: An open secret

Polygamy is against the Canadian Criminal Code, yet some imams are openly willing to perform a marriage for Muslim men who want second wives, including one of the most prominent imams in the country.
  • 2019
  • 00:16:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2020

The Fifth Estate Church of Secrets

It’s a controversial church with millions of followers around the world known as the Iglesia Ni Cristo. Thousands of Canadians belong to congregations here. The INC, as it’s known, is headquartered in the Philippines, where church members are accused of financial irregularities, kidnapping and even the murder of a Canadian man. The church denies the allegations. The Fifth Estate uncovers ...
  • 2018
  • 00:28:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/09/2020

Absolutely Canadian The Mosque: A Community's Struggle

Members of a Muslim community in Ste. Foy, Quebec navigate their place in Quebec society in the aftermath of the mosque shooting that devastated the community in January 2017.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/25/2020

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Accidental Activist

Accidental Activist is a story of an immigrant from Tanzania who came to Canada as a young boy. In the process of overcoming personal challenges of identity and belonging, El-Farouk has dedicated himself to creating a world of wellness and oneness.
  • 2020
  • 00:22:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2020

Heroes of the Enlightenment Changes in Society (Part 2 of 2)

By the end of the 18th century, many Enlightenment ideals about society had been put into practice by three remarkable men: Nicolas de Condorcet, who advocated for civil rights, the abolishment of slavery and gender equality; Thomas Jefferson, principal author of the Declaration of Independence; and Frederick the Great, whose “enlightened absolutism” meant religious tolerance in Prussia. This program profiles ...
  • 2011
  • 00:52:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2020

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Heroes of the Enlightenment The Power of Knowledge (Part 1 of 2)

The 18th century movement known as the Age of Enlightenment saw the rise of intellectuals who endorsed freedom of thought apart from the dictates of state and religion, thus laying the foundation for advances in science, social philosophy and culture. This program discusses the contributions of Immanuel Kant, Isaac Newton, Denis Diderot, the Marquês de Pombal and Erasmus Darwin. Part 1 ...
  • 2011
  • 00:52:15
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 03/12/2020

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BBC Documentaries Faith and Gay Fear

Across the world, there is a growing move to halt the advance of gay rights by direct persecution and support for anti-homosexual laws. From the anti-gay agenda spreading across Europe from Russia to the extreme homophobia in Africa sponsored by western evangelists and right-wing Christians in Slovakia and Uganda, this film reveals that far from the hatred originating from rogue ...
  • 2015
  • 00:46:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Japanese lockdown

Japan was pulled into trade by the Portuguese and Dutch Jesuits, but it was Englishman William Adams who proved valuable to Japan's most powerful warlord, Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  • 2012
  • 00:06:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/28/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Galileo

In the 17th and 18th centuries, people across the world rose up in the name of freedom and equality against the power of the church and monarchy. We investigate the effects of the Enlightenment as it spread throughout Europe, with Galileo in Venice revolutionizing the way we saw humanity’s place in the universe.
  • 2012
  • 00:06:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/28/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Spread of Islam

Andrew Marr follows the vast spread of Islam, told through the story of the slave Bilal, who helped build the first mosque and was the first to use the call to prayer, the Adhan.
  • 2012
  • 00:06:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/28/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Martin Luther

Europe tore itself apart in religious wars starting with Martin Luther's protest against the Catholic Church at Wittenberg, creating a new religion: Protestantism.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/27/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Paul the Apostle

Tentmaker Saul becomes Paul on the road to Damascus.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/27/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Siddhartha

Andrew Marr visits the Buddhan Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India, dedicated to The Buddha, who offered a new way of living with no place for violence.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/24/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Cyrus the Great

In the ruins of Sardis, the capital of Lydia in what is now Turkey, Andrew Marr tells the story of King Croesus' encounter with the Persian King Cyrus the Great.
  • 2012
  • 00:09:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/24/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World The Minoans

Visiting the ruins of Knossos in Crete, we discover how the first civilizations were driven to extremes to try to overcome the forces of nature, as demonstrated in the Minoans' sacrifice.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/24/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World The beginning of colonies

Agriculture allowed us to settle for the first time, creating the first towns, such as that visited at Çatalhöyük in Turkey. We uncover the Leopard Lady, whose body and burial tell us much about the first towns and daily life at that time.
  • 2012
  • 00:06:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/24/2020

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The National Sports Illustrated's burkini cover: exploitation or representation?

The 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition features supermodel Halima Aden wearing a burkini on the cover. The National's Pop Panel breaks down the complex values at play.
  • 2019
  • 00:11:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/23/2019

The National The lesson Canada's historic building can learn from the Notre-Dame fire

Some of Canada's oldest buildings are places of worship, much like Notre-Dame Cathedral. Montreal alone has 450 churches that date back to the 1800s or earlier. That history is far less cared for, and far more vulnerable than you might think.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2019

The National Surveillance in synagogues: How security is becoming a focus in places of worship

We look at the way synagogues are changing as attacks on places of worship increase.
  • 2019
  • 00:03:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/28/2019