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

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Episodes

Documentary Welcome to F.L. (with English subtitles)

Welcome to F.L. offers a candid portrait of the smart, passionate and reflective students at a typical Quebec high school, as they reach the end of their teenage years and contemplate the lives that lie ahead for them.
  • 2015
  • 01:14:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/07/2017

Documentary Time Bombs

In the spring of 1957, 40 young Canadian soldiers were sent to Nevada on a top secret mission. These young men did not know they would be used as guinea pigs in the most important nuclear test program of the Cold War. The American military wanted to know how the average soldier would hold up on a nuclear battlefield. With ...
  • 2007
  • 00:45:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/26/2016

Documentary A Skill for Life (with English subtitles)

In our societies, stress has become a scourge. It was long believed, and some still believe, that children are not affected by stress. In 1988 in Edmundston, New Brunswick, nurse Renée Guimond Plourde noted that her 6-year-old son, who was just starting school, was suffering from symptoms related to stress. In the absence of literature on the subject, parents, in ...
  • 2015
  • 00:45:42
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/21/2016

Documentary Silent Majority: Beyond the Movie

This documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Silent Majority, a film based on the true story of Adam Tanguay, a young man who was bullied at primary school, high school, and even later at his workplace. The documentary features a Q&A session with the film’s actors sharing their views on bullying.
  • 2015
  • 00:10:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/14/2016

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Silent Majority Teacher's Facilitation and Companion Guide

Documentary God Save Justin Trudeau

Shot in the winter of 2012, the documentary God Save Justin Trudeau follows MP for Papineau Justin Trudeau and Senator Patrick Brazeau as they train for a boxing match that will forever change their lives. Filmmakers Guylaine Maroist and Éric Ruel trace the parallels between boxing and politics, capturing much more than the charity match that caused such a stir ...
  • 2014
  • 01:21:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/11/2015

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 Québékoisie (with English subtitles) Classroom Favourites

They had to go to the other side of the planet, specifically Tibet, to realize it. Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins are a pair of active thirtysomethings with friends all over the world, but they didn’t know what to call the people who have always lived in their home, Quebec. Why are so many Quebecers so ignorant of the First ...
  • 2013
  • 01:21:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/15/2014

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 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

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