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

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Episodes

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 The Polar Explorer

Today modern-day polar explorers are racing to understand the drastically changing ecosystems at both ends of the Earth — the Arctic and Antarctica. As this hard-hitting film reports, we’re currently at a vital threshold. Previously inaccessible areas at both poles are opening up due to climate change and melting ice. This film and its findings were so significant, the United ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Polar Explorer / Antarctica Challenge Teacher Resource Guide

Documentary The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning

This devastating documentary offers a huge reality check on climate change in Antarctica. It outlines the scary recent phenomenon of suicide among penguins, the imminent rise of the world’s sea level due to ice melting, startling new data on the ozone hole and how vegetation is now growing in the world’s largest desert. These new discoveries were considered so valuable ...
  • 2009
  • 00:45:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Polar Explorer / Antarctica Challenge Teacher Resource Guide

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 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 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 Resilience: Stories of Single Black Mothers

Resilience is an intimate documentary that confronts long-held stereotypes by stepping inside the lives of Nancy, Simone and Gloria. With honesty, intelligence and humour, these three women reflect on balancing single parenthood, working life, relationships and the fulfilment of their own goals, all within a society that can be harshly judgmental. Resilience offers a deeper understanding of the challenges, practical strategies and dreams ...
  • 2010
  • 00:47:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013