The Passionate Eye

The Passionate Eye is Canada's longest-running national showcase for independent documentaries. For over 20 years, it's provided Canadians with a critical window on the world, exploring international events and people through timely and provocative award-winning documentaries. Passionate Eye documentaries have won every major award including Emmys, Oscars, Peabodys and Geminis. Today The Passionate Eye remains one of the only documentary strands in Canada where viewers can still see a selection of the world's best and most newsworthy political and social issue documentaries.

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Episodes

The Passionate Eye This Changes Everything

Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller on climate change, This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines – from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air ...
  • 2015
  • 01:29:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/04/2016

The Passionate Eye When the Devil Knocks (91-minute version)

An extraordinary documentary for Psychology courses and mental health workers, this is the intimate story of a woman suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder. Until her mid-40s, Hilary Stanton lived with big gaps in her memory that she thought were normal. Then Hilary had a breakdown, started therapy, and gradually discovered that – during those gaps in memory that she thought ...
  • 2010
  • 01:30:28
  • 18+
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Passionate Eye When the Devil Knocks (43-minute version)

An extraordinary documentary for Psychology courses, this is the intimate story of a woman suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder. Until her mid-40s, Hilary Stanton lived with big gaps in her memory that she thought were normal. Then Hilary had a breakdown, started therapy, and gradually discovered that – during those gaps in memory that she thought were so normal – ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:22
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Passionate Eye Angela's Journey

Angela Vecchio-Ozmon is bright, attractive, likeable and the young mother of two small children. She also has terminal breast cancer. But rather than retreat into privacy, she chose to be candid and open, and revealed everything she experienced in her battle with the disease. This extraordinary documentary follows Angela as she visits her cancer specialist, explores treatment options, and deals ...
  • 2003
  • 00:50:09
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Passionate Eye The Kill List

Unmanned aerial vehicles, drones, have become President Barack Obama's weapon of choice. For a war-weary nation distracted by domestic issues like the faltering economy, drones ensure no U.S. casualties, but also no end to the debate about their legality. From Pakistan and Afghanistan to Yemen and Somalia, drones are used to kill enemies considered to be a significant threat to ...
  • 2012
  • 00:41:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013