Curio's documentaries explore and expand on the major issues of our time.

Visit the show website

Episodes

Documentary Barack Obama, Great Expectations (Part 1 of 2)

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely had expectations been so high and the obstacles to achieve them so great. The new president had to confront major crises — economic collapse chief among them — as well as an opposition determined to discredit him and destroy his agenda. From the producers of March of the Penguins, the film takes us ...
  • 2012
  • 00:51:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Documentary Barack Obama, Great Expectations (Part 2 of 2)

When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, rarely had expectations been so high and the obstacles to achieve them so great. The new president had to confront major crises — economic collapse chief among them — as well as an opposition determined to discredit him and destroy his agenda. From the producers of March of the Penguins, the film takes us ...
  • 2012
  • 00:51:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Documentary Disunited States of Canada

You think Quebeckers are the only Canadians who aspire to independence? Wrong. There are separatists all over the country, from sea to sea.
  • 2012
  • 01:24:06
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/11/2015

Documentary In Search of Dan Cooper

The Dan Cooper series was a huge hit in the comic book world, with 45 issues and over 22 million copies sold! Dan Cooper may have enjoyed fame across Europe, but he would remain largely unknown to his Canadian compatriots, and in the US his name would be closely linked to one of the FBI's most notorious unsolved cases. This ...
  • 2012
  • 00:47:47
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Documentary Pinel: A glimpse into the suffering of mental illness

Pinel tells the story of three men afflicted with mental illness who committed a violent crime while experiencing psychosis. They were found not criminally responsible by reason of mental disorder and hospitalized at Pinel, a maximum-security institution specializing in the treatment of violent behavior linked to mental illness. The documentary highlights the three mental patients’ struggle to overcome their illness and ...
  • 2012
  • 00:52:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/31/2013

Documentary The Grey Lane

Canada and other Western nations are grappling with the emotionally charged question of what to do about older people behind the wheel. While many seniors are superbly safe drivers, statistics show those 75 and older cause more crashes than teenagers per kilometer driven. Now, as Baby Boomers start hitting 65, Canada faces a “Boomsday” scenario. And the need for better ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Documentary The Mystery of Atlit Yam: 10,000 Years Under the Sea

Discover a submerged stone-age city from 9,000 year ago, under 12 metres of water. See the oldest stone-walled well ever found. Find out about the first example of a mixed diet of fish and grain. And survey a construction spreading over 40,000 square metres. For the first time, this film allows the public to experience an exciting first-class archaeological mission ...
  • 2012
  • 00:52:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/30/2013