CBC Docs POV

This CBC documentary series offers unique and often unexpected point-of-view documentaries that ignite discussions, question perspectives and open up conversations about relevant issues. From racial discrimination to sugar dating, from mysterious murders to questioning criminal responsibilities, CBC Docs POV will make you see your world in a different light.

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Episodes

CBC Docs POV Margaret Atwood: Encounters

Margaret Atwood’s work has arguably never been more relevant than it is today. Readers are turning to it as they face the rise of authoritarian politics, rapidly evolving technologies and the slow-motion disaster of climate change. Nearly two million people follow Atwood’s early-morning tweets. The success of the television adaptation of her novel The Handmaid’s Tale has made Atwood even more of ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/26/2020

CBC Docs POV My Farmland

My Farmland is a powerful film about how Chinese investors and immigrant farmers are changing the landscape of Canadian farming and the impact of this change on local farmers. With intimate and unique access, the film captures the subjects’ deep emotional journeys in a changing world and the challenges both cultures face in the agriculture business. The film delves into ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/17/2020

CBC Docs POV Never Too Old

"A sweet little old lady, I am not!" Olive, 81, is working hard to get a PhD and help change the world for older women in her rural community. Never Too Old follows Olive Bryanton as she navigates through the final year of her doctoral program at the University of Prince Edward Island. According to Bryanton, more than half of ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/01/2020

CBC Docs POV Saving Rabbit

Saving Rabbit is an intimate journey into the opioid crisis through the eyes of Peter, a.k.a. “Rabbit,” a 26-year-old addicted to opioids who is navigating the difficult path toward recovery. Viewers first met Rabbit in 2017 when he shared his story of living with homelessness and addiction in the CBC short documentary series Red Button. Rabbit struck a chord with Canadians ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/18/2020

CBC Docs POV The Mill

When the government of Nova Scotia announced that the Boat Harbour Effluent Treatment Facility would close on January 31, 2020, it was a huge win for the members of Pictou Landing First Nation. In 2014, a spill of untreated wastewater headed to the facility took place near a Mi’kmaq burial ground, prompting residents to set up a protest blockade that ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

CBC Docs POV To the Worlds

Each of these women are growing older (some older than others!), but that won't stop them from competing in an international figure skating competition, or having a lot of fun along the way.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/18/2021

CBC Docs POV Village of the Missing

How did serial killer Bruce McArthur get away with murdering numerous gay, brown-skinned men in Toronto’s gay village? The film explores a deep, 50-year antagonism between The Village and the Toronto police while highlighting the systemic problems of how missing persons cases are handled in a neighbourhood where racism is still an issue.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

CBC Docs POV Year of the Gun

A powerful examination of Toronto’s escalation in gun violence and its impact on community safety and well-being. Toronto markets itself as a world-class, diverse and tolerant city. But if you scratch beneath the surface, the 428 shootings that took place in 2018 will tell a different story. Captured in this documentary by Toronto filmmaker Marc de Guerre, it’s a story of ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/15/2020

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