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Feature Film Silent Majority

Silent Majority is 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 film highlights the emotions felt by the victim, aggressors and witnesses in a context of bullying that occurred over a period of one year in school. The specific objective is to empower ...
  • 2015
  • 00:40:40
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/14/2016

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Silent Majority Teacher's Facilitation and Companion Guide

Feature Film The Nativity

Ideal for Religious Studies, The Nativity is not simply a retelling of the story of the birth of Jesus. Shot over two years in Morocco, this visually stunning international production explores the search of the Magi, the tyranny of Herod, and the earthly troubles of lowly shepherds. But at its heart, it is about two people — Mary, a young girl frightened ...
  • 2010
  • 01:30:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/19/2015

Feature Film Jack

The biopic Jack recounts Layton’s relationship with MP and wife Olivia Chow, his early days in Toronto municipal politics and his emergence onto the national stage — leading to the NDP's impressive federal election campaign in 2011 and his death from cancer just weeks later. A large part of the film centres in on Layton's personal life and his relationship ...
  • 2013
  • 01:28:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Feature Film Billy Bishop Goes to War

More than 30 years after first mounting their celebrated stage production of Billy Bishop Goes to War, Eric Peterson says he and musical accompanist John Gray have lost none of their ardour for the war hero's tale. Nearing the end of his life, an aged Bishop (Peterson) recounts the triumphs and horrors of The Great War, "the war to end all ...
  • 2010
  • 01:25:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Feature Film El Hombre que Plantaba Arboles (Español / Spanish / Espagnol)

This is the Spanish version of The Man Who Planted Trees. 2012 marked the 25th anniversary of the Oscar® win for The Man Who Planted Trees. Frédéric Back’s previous Oscar® win for Crac! allowed him to fulfill his dream of bringing Jean Giono's wonderful story to the screen. Its environmental message and philosophy of life reflect the concerns already addressed by Back in his ...
  • 1987
  • 00:31:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Feature Film Sex Traffic

This award-winning drama weaves the lives of four people, culminating in a disturbing look at the trafficking of sex slaves in Eastern Europe and beyond. This international co-production follows the wrenching plight of two Bosnian sisters and their descent into the dark world of illegal prostitution. Their journey is intersected by a British journalist struggling to uncover a conspiracy by ...
  • 2004
  • 01:32:36
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Feature Film Dido and Aeneas (Rights no longer available)

This award-winning production is a dance-opera about the Queen of Carthage, Dido, who has fallen in love with Trojan prince Aeneas. As the union of the two lovers approaches, a coven of witches plots her downfall. Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy. Conceived and choreographed by the celebrated Mark Morris, he takes a fresh and controversial approach in this adaptation ...
  • 1995
  • 00:55:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013