Absolutely Canadian

Absolutely Canadian is a one-hour series showcasing the best in regional documentary and performance from across Canada. Featuring locally produced programs, the series highlights diverse and dynamic stories from Canadian communities. These compelling docs will be ideal for Equity Studies.

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Episodes

Absolutely Canadian Behind the Bhangra Boys

This is a joyous and poignant glimpse into the lives of the viral sensations, The Maritime Bhangra Group — five Sikh dancers and activists who are trying to make the world a better place, one dance at a time.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/24/2020

Absolutely Canadian Digging in the Dirt

Digging in the Dirt is a documentary that tells story of oilpatch workers' mental health experiences. A combination of isolation, instability in the market, long hours and a "very hyper-masculine environment" can contribute to mental health issues, and even higher suicide rates, among oilpatch workers.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/25/2020

Absolutely Canadian Ketchup & Soya Sauce

A documentary exploring the nuances of mixed Chinese-Canadian marriages in Quebec, in light of their historical taboo and criminalization in this country.
  • 2019
  • 00:43:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2020

Absolutely Canadian Plantify: Changing Rural Newfoundland's Diet One Veggie at a Time

Doctors Arjun and Shobha Rayapudi's radical plant-based food program is changing lives and health outcomes in an area of Newfoundland where diabetes and heart disease rates are some of the highest in the country (Burin Peninsula).
  • 2019
  • 00:44:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/24/2020

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

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