Firsthand Lost on Arrival: Me, the Mounties & PTSD

The lifetime prevalence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in war journalists is 28.6% — 3.5 times the general population. In 2014, longtime CBC journalist Curt Petrovich was diagnosed with PTSD. This insightful film captures his courageous efforts to rebuild himself from the inside out. From running marathons to experimental MDMA treatments, Curt tries anything to stop the traumatic images ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/11/2017

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: Cracks in the Wall (Part 3 of 4)

Berlin becomes the Cold War under a microscope - East and West in close quarters battle about ideology, but it’s also a contest about who has the best music. In the hope of eclipsing the popularity of Western rock stars, East German authorities manufacture their own pop star. Frank Schöbel can’t compete with the appeal of the Beatles or the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:42:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: In the Shadow of Fear (Part 1 of 4)

Short-lived alliances end as wartime allies become enemies once again. Soviet leader Joseph Stalin tries to build an image as the sole conqueror of the Second World War and Father of his people - with a little help from the movies. The fledgling CIA with novice agent Mark Wyatt will pull strings as the United States tries to thwart the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: Turning Up the Heat (Part 2 of 4)

In the Soviet Union, the death of Stalin brings hope for more peaceful times. His successor Nikita Khrushchev brings a more jovial face to the Soviet dictatorship, and he tries to revamp the country’s image by hosting a huge party for the World’s youth. But he shows his true colours with the hard-handed repression of reform in Hungary. The Americans ...
  • 2011
  • 00:42:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: War of Words (Part 4 of 4)

In the 1980s, three men – three new voices – speak out and change the rules of the Cold War. American president Ronald Reagan, a staunch anti-communist, turns up the heat on the Soviets with a bold challenge to tear down the Berlin Wall. His words will resonate around the world. A Polish pope, John Paul II, will have a ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The War on Terror: An Unseen Enemy (Part 1 of 2)

Why did nobody see the 9-11 attacks coming? Episode one rewinds history back to 1990 looking for answers. Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait. George Bush Sr sends in the troops. And a quick and decisive victory ensues. But President Bush Sr makes one crucial mistake. Instead of bringing all the troops home, a sizeable contingent is left in Saudi Arabia to ...
  • 2012
  • 00:42:39
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The War on Terror: Mission Unaccomplished (Part 2 of 2)

The Americans try to stage manage this war. Six weeks after it all began, President George W. Bush declares "mission accomplished" — it's anything but. In fact, the war drags on as al-Qaeda spreads its jihadist message around the world via the internet.
  • 2012
  • 00:42:06
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Changing the Story (Part 6 of 6)

By 1945, propaganda machines that had geared populations for war now have to prepare them for peace. With the end of the war and the beginning of the Cold War, enemies would become partners, and allies now foes. The Allies chase the Nazis out of France and close in from all sides on Berlin. The "free French" retake their beloved ...
  • 2010
  • 00:43:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Hiding the Horrors (Part 5 of 6)

With the D-Day invasion in June 1944, the Allies finally establish a beachhead in France and begin to roll back the Nazi forces. In order not to dampen morale, the Allied High Command hides the true human cost of taking Normandy, both for the allied soldiers and for the unfortunate citizens of Northern France who will suffer enormous casualties as ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Meet the Enemy (Part 3 of 6)

In 1941, Joseph Stalin thought he could count on his alliance with Germany to protect his Russia from the fires of war that are sweeping Europe. And then Adolf Hitler changes his mind and invades, sweeping through Russia with brutal efficiency. How would Communist dictator Joseph Stalin persuade his people to rise up when the Germans appear unbeatable? With a ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013