Witness Ask a Silly Question

Opinion polls are very influential, determining everything from how we are governed to what we eat for breakfast. But this is a completely unregulated industry, subject to human frailty and open to abuse. This offbeat and often hilarious documentary uses bogus polls to show how easily people will comment on subjects they clearly know nothing about. Viewers are then taken ...
  • 1998
  • 00:44:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

8th Fire At the Crossroads

At the close of the series, we meet young Aboriginals preparing to change the future, determined to light the 8th Fire and build a new relationship with Canada. A fascinating range of artists, activists and business people take us through ways to shed the colonial past and build new pathways in education and economic development. This is all in pursuit ...
  • 2012
  • 00:43:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Interrupt This Program Athens

The third episode of Interrupt The Program visits Athens, Greece. A photographer, an electronic pop band, a mural artist and a writer demonstrate how art is a means of survival in the midst of a city under economic crisis.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:58
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/01/2015

Nazi Megastructures Atlantic Wall

To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometres, from France in the South to Norway in the North. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich and faced its ultimate test ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/05/2016

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Wandering Wenda B: The Bewildering Balloon Bandit Burglary

Our brave heroes are at a bakery in Bavaria for Wu’s big birthday bash when a bandit breaks in and steals all the balloons!
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/02/2017

Bookaboo Baxter’s Book with Sarah Carter New

Bookaboo and Falling Skies actress Sarah Carter share a story called Baxter’s Book, about a special friend who loves books almost as much as Bookaboo!
  • 2016
  • 00:11:13
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/15/2018

News in Review - November 1992 Behind the Scenes: CBC News and the Referendum

In another of our inside looks at the news, we will examine how this major political event is covered by a television news department.
  • 1992
  • 00:17:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

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News in Review - May 1994 Behind the Scenes: Getting the Pictures

Continuing our reports from inside the news, we explore the craft of the camera operator and the importance of pictures in television news.
  • 1994
  • 00:08:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1993 Behind the Scenes: The Reporter

Producer Hans Pohl and his crew follow CBC-TV News reporter Paul Adams throughout the Progressive Conservative's leadership campaign and document the development of a news item.
  • 1993
  • 00:22:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

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Interrupt This Program Beirut

The opening episode of the Interrupt This Program series takes us to Lebanon and the city of Beirut. The artists we meet — a writer, a graffiti artist, a hip-hop artist and a Baladi (belly) dancer — embody art as protest in a post-civil war city divided by religion.
  • 2015
  • 00:22:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/20/2015