The following are the latest program additions to our catalogue. Click on the title to view the full synopsis, image and technical specifications.

 

SUMMER 2017 NEW RELEASES

AMBASSADORS OF THE SKY
- 45'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
The film travels to dark sky preserves in Wood Buffalo, Jasper and Elk Island National Parks where the public is learning about the importance of protecting the night sky for the health of humans and wildlife.


AQUA INCOGNITA: MADE IN CHINA
- 52'
- World outside French Canada

Documentary / Nature
In the countryside of southern China, a team of French cave divers are the first to explore what could be the largest karstic system in the world.


ARCTIC BLOOM
- 52'
- World outside Canada

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
In the Arctic Ocean, a team of scientists is running an important mission for the planet: studying the phytoplankton bloom at the edge of the sea ice, to better understand the impact of global warming on this fragile polar ecosystem.


BEYOND THE DIVIDE
- 13 x 30'
- EMEA Territories except AMC & AB France

Documentary / Nature
Host Robert Fickling the creator and director of the Australian hunting gear brandMoroka.30, treks the world over in search of the globe’s greatest game. BEYOND THE DIVIDE, Australia’s first ever hunting television series, is an action packed adventure filmed across numerous continents.


BLACK BEAR AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
- 48' & 52'
- World outside TV5 Canada

Documentary / Wildlife
A beautifully filmed ‘blue chip’ nature documentary that follows the daily life and seasonal cycles of a young black bear as she survives and struggles to reproduce in the breathtaking Forillon National Park of Gaspésie, Quebec.


BOUVETOYA: THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH
- 46'
- World outside Canada

Documentary / Adventure
Jason and Bruno climbed the Seven Summits, sailed across the Pacific, cycled the 100th anniversary Tour de France, and trekked to the South and North Poles. But they’ve never done anything like this before. The journey to Bouvet Island is the opportunity to make something last: leave their imprint, as it were.


BRAIN'S WAY OF HEALING (THE)
- 52'
- World outside English Canada (CBC "The Nature of Things")

Documentary / Science : Medicine
Based on Dr Norman Doidge’s book, The Brain's Way of Healing describes the birth a new kind of medicine that combines the best of cutting edge Western brain science and holistic insights from traditional Eastern medicine-which has long understood that the mind, and energy, has a key role to play in healing.


CALL OUT: SEARCH AND RESCUE
- 39 X 30'
- World

Documentary / Adventure
Every year, hundreds of people get lost or injured in Canada's vast backcountry, forests, mountain ranges, and coastlines. Lucky for them, there are thousands of men and women from across the country trained and ready to come to the rescue. They are Canada's Search and Rescue network, everyday heroes with a passion for saving lives!


CAPITALISM
- 6 X 52'
- World outside French Canada, France & Israel

Documentary / Public Affairs
The series is an in-depth investigation in over 22 countries that challenges the fathers of capitalism and the established ideas and principles of the system.


CAPTAIN OF UTOPIA
- 53'
- Worldwide rights

Documentary / Adventure
François Bernard, knows as "Ben", has explored the most remote places of the world for more than 30 years: the North Pole and the South Pole, Mount Everest, etc... One day, he decides he would like to share all the gorgeous landscapes that he has seen during his expeditions.


CHANGING THE LANDSCAPES
- 21 X 30'
- World

Documentary / Travel & Tourism
Born from a passion of travel and motorcycles Dominik and Scott will take the viewer to varied and changing landscapes. Some may be familiar, others may not, but in each case the landscapes will be documented through Dominik's work as an artist and Scott's work as a film maker and writer.


CITIES HELD HOSTAGE
- 47'
- World outside Canada

Documentary / Human Interest
Cities held Hostage is a vivid history of the enormous conglomerates that have defined North America, transformed our environment and shaped the way we live.


CRACKING CANCER
- 48'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
Six years ago Zuri Scrivens, the mother of a toddler, was very ill with incurable breast cancer that had spread to her liver and lymph nodes. Today Zuri has no signs of cancer, not because of a miraculous new cancer drug, but thanks to a diabetes medication. Zuri’s remarkable recovery is captured in an intimate new film called CRACKING CANCER.


DOCTORS ARE ON LY HUMAN
- 52'
- World except French Canada

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
Doctors are only Human offers an intimate and realistic portrayal of an important social issue - that of mental health problems of a growing number of physicians throughout the country. Victims of depression, often attempting to end their own lives, family doctors and specialists are wary to admit their vulnerabilities at the cost of revealing any personal weakness.


FOREST IS CALLING (THE)
- 52'
- World rights

Documentary / Nature
In this documentary, renowned wildlife filmmaker and naturalist Albert Karvonen takes us on a fascinating journey through the northern boreal forests of Alberta, Canada and Finland. Dramatic high definition footage captures the behaviours and most spectacular wildlife, from moose to song birds.


GHOSTS OF OUR FOREST
- 52'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Adventure
In 1992, the pygmy Batwa people of Uganda were forcefully removed by the government from their ancestral homes in the forest, to protect the habitat of the endangered gorilla population. This film is a sensitive portrayal of a people whose physical connection to nature has been forcefully severed but remains alive through song and story.


GOING WILD
- 4 x 23'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Wildlife
Shot in spectacular 4K-HD, world renowned naturalist Brian Keating takes us deep into a country to explore its natural wonders: This is Nature’s Bucket list...Galapagos, Madagascar, Tanzania, Nepal, Ecuador, Antarctica, Congo. Borneo…The wanderlist goes on!


GRANDMA IDOLS HEAD TO SINGAPORE
- 50'
- Free TV rightsoutside Japan

Documentary / Human Interest
An unlikely new group has emerged onto Japan's "Idol scene". With an average age of 84, the members of KBG84 are from the small Okinawan island of Kohama, famous for its centenarian population. Wearing headbands, the group excites crowds with their dynamic singing and dancing.


GRIZZLY COUNTRY
- 52'
- World rights

Documentary / Wildlife
Grizzly bears have a secret life not easily visible to the casual visitor or observer. This documentary reveals some of the most astonishing behaviors of these great bears, recorded over a ten year period in Yellowstone National Park (USA), allowing us to recognize some of the bears individually.


HAVING OUR BABY: THE SURROGACY ROOM
- 52'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Public Affairs
As poorer countries close their borders to reproductive tourism, countries like Canada find themselves in the middle of a surrogate baby boom. The film follows two couples and their surrogates as they navigate the ethical and moral dilemmas posed by this most intimate and contentious transaction.


HUNTING CHRONICLES
- 12 x 30'
- EMEA territories except AMC

Documentary / Adventure
Meticulously filmed, The Hunting Chronicles has become "must watch" television for all hunters. This series provides viewers with a unique perspective on Canada’s rich hunting opportunities.


IT TAKES GUTS!
- 52'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Science : Health
It Takes Guts reveals cutting edge research that is turning conventional medical wisdom on its head. We have always thought of bacteria as our enemy. But we now know that some bacteria are our allies.


JIHADI IN THE FAMILY (A)
- 45'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Human Interest
Overnight, Calgary mother Christianne Boudreau has a new identity, "mother of a terrorist," when her son Damian is killed fighting with ISIS. "I never saw it coming!" she says, echoing hundreds of mothers in Europe and North America whose children have left home to embrace a violent extremism.


LIVING WITH GIANTS
- 52' & 78'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Human Interest
Living with Giants delves into the imaginative world of Paulusie Kasudluak, a young Inuk facing responsibilities as he transitions into adulthood. The film portrays his thoughts, his dreams, and his beliefs, and allows for an intimate immersion into his life.


MOOSEMEAT & MARMALADE I, II & III
- 39 x 26'
- World outside Canada (APTN & Zeste)

Documentary / Human Interest
Outdoorsman and Bush Cook Art Napoleon faces off against classically trained British Chef Dan Hayes in the kitchen and in the woods!



NICE FISH JUNIOR
- 26 x 30'
- EMEA territories except AMC

Documentary / Nature
Meet Dylan, a thirteen year old angler wonder-kid, with more fishing skills than most adults. Join Dylan on his weekly expeditions, as he travels to remote areas of the Canadian wild, in search of adventure and big fish.


NICE FISH SENIOR
- 13 x 30'
-

Documentary / Adventure
Starring the optimistic Clive Piercy as well as pessimistic Bob Mills, these two grumpy old fishermen are battling it out to see who can be the first to bring in the big one. Filmed reality television style, there is no shortage of laughs as the cameras follow these conflicted seniors around.


OTHER SIDE OF THE HERO (THE)
- 52' & 88'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Public Affairs
Plunge into the world of the first responder with actor Enrico Colantoni). We will get to know first responders as people rather than just uniforms and discover the emotional impact of their profession on their lives.. Actors playing first responders on TV also offer their perspective; Enrico speaks with Criminal Minds’ Joe Mantegna and Paget Brewster and Alimi Ballard of Numb3rs and CSI.


P.S. JERUSALEM
- 1 X 87'
- World

Documentary / Human Interest
P.S. Jerusalem presents a universal portrait of the pain inflicted as a cherished city turns into a place of division and hatred. It is an insider’s view of Israel and Israeli society.


PATRIARCH'S ROOM (THE)
- 86'
- World outside Israel and Canada

Documentary / Public Affairs
Greek Orthodox Patriarch Irineos was accused of selling church property to Jewish settlers. He denied all the accusations. But for the first time in the church’s 2000-year history, its leader was ousted. For 11 long years, Irineos was imprisoned in his chambers. In this first-person account, filmmaker Danae Elon unravels what really happened to the former Patriarch.


PLUTOCRATS
- 72'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Public Affairs
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland wrote the bestseller Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else, winner of the world’s most prestigious award for non-fiction, the Lionel Gelber Prize. PLUTOCRATS travels through a world increasingly paralysed by joblessness, debt, and economic uncertainty and shows the effect of the wealth gap on global politics, including the Brexit and the recent election of Trump.


PRICE OF THE PRIZE (THE)
- 1 X 46'
- World

Documentary / Wildlife
« The Price of the Prize » is a new documentary about the First Nations fight to end grizzly bear trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.


PRICE WE PAY (THE)
- 52' or 92'
- World rights outside French Canada

Documentary / Public Affairs
The Price We Pay examines the timely issue of tax avoidance and exposes how tech giants like Google, Amazon and others of the "cloud" economy are eroding the foundations of the democratic state by using tax havens to stash trillions of dollars offshore and thus deprive governments of hundreds of billions in corporate-tax revenue each year.


SECRET FROM THE ICE
- 52'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
Director travelled up St Elias Mountain Range and filmed during summer of 2016, where many artifacts were found in the recent years. Dr. Hare’s collection includes over 200 human artefacts and 1700 animal samples. The director shot in Canada, the USA and Norway.


SHINERS
- 57' & 78'
- World outside Canada

Documentary / Public Affairs
Shiners delves into the lives of shoe shiners around the world giving you an insider's view of this often overlooked profession.


SOIL CHRONICLES
- 52'
- World outside Canada

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
Did you know that restoring global soil health could slow down climate change? In fact, we could sequester huge amounts of atmospheric carbon if we utilized the microbial life in our soil as the foundation for growing food. There are more microorganisms in a teaspoon of healthy soil than there are people on the planet. Soil is a living ecosystem essential to life on earth!


STATE OF TERRORISM
- 2 X 55'
- World outside French Canada, Israel & France

Documentary / Public Affairs
On 9.11, 2001 there were approximately 400 members of Al Qaeda who swore loyalty to Osama Bin Laden. Sixteen years after the "War on terror" was declared and 5 years after the death of Osama Bin Laden, Jihad seems to have spread everywhere with thousands and thousands of militants in dozens of countries, from the Western shores of Africa to East Asia. What went wrong?


TEA EXPLORER (THE)
- 76' & 58'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Human Interest
In this documentary we will travel with Jeff Fuchs -- THE TEA EXPLORER -- as he seeks out the world's rarest, most valuable and most delicious tea


THE SKIN WE'RE IN
- 44'
- World outside English Canada

Documentary / Human Interest
Urgent, controversial, and undeniably honest, THE SKIN WE’RE IN is a wake-up call to complacent Canadians. Racism is here. It is everywhere. It is us and we are it. Following celebrated journalist Desmond Cole as he researches his hotly anticipated book on race in Canada, this documentary from acclaimed director Charles Officer pulls back the curtain on a topic we are often reluctant to confront.


THE WRONG LIGHT
- 52' & 79'
- World outside Israel & U.S.A.

Documentary / Human Interest
Amidst growing international concern about human trafficking, a nonprofit organization named COSA was founded in 2005 by Mickey Choothesa, a charismatic activist, with the stated mission of serving as a refuge for at-risk and trafficked girls in Northern Thailand.


UNCHARTERED CANADA
- 3 x 52' + 3 x 52' for a total of 6 x 52'
- World outside French Canada

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
By air, land and sea we embark on a quest of discovery of majestic British Columbia. Join our two adventurers/scientists as they seek by ultra-light plane, by raft, through scuba diving or rock climbing the most remote areas of the land.


UNIT 8200
- 46'
- World outside Canada and Israel

Documentary / Public Affairs
This documentary addresses how various veterans of the Israeli Military’s cyber protection unit are currently fighting this threat. These personalities make up some of the world’s best cyber spies, who have used their incredible hacking skills to establish some of the most current cutting edge cyber security start-ups.


WASTED
- 1 x 46'
- World

Documentary / Human Interest
Filmmaker Maureen Palmer set out to make a documentary following her partner Mike Pond - a psychotherapist and an alcoholic 5 years sober - as he searched for the best new evidence-based addiction treatments.


WHITE WOLF
- 2 x 52' Hayden Park and Canyon Park
- Worldwide rights

Documentary / Wildlife
Filmed in the magnificent Yellowstone National Park (USA), this outstanding “blue chip” documentary follows the packs of two rare alpha female White Wolves, their mates and their offspring throughout the seasons, as they claim new territory in Hayden Valley and get challenged by a new pack coming from the South.


WILD ARCHEOLOGY
- 13 x 30'
- EMEA outside NGI & ZDF

Documentary / Science : Human Interest
Guided by Aboriginal archaeologist Dr. Rudy Reimer paired with co-hosts Jenifer Brousseau and Jacob Pratt, we are taken on a Vision Quest through the mountains, waterways, plains, and Arctic landscapes of ancient archaeological record to discover first-hand the untold story of the original peoples of North America.


WOMEN OF THE SILK ROAD
- 57' & 70'
- World outside USA, IRAN, OMAN and TAJIKISTAN

Documentary / Human Interest
The Silk Road is a place shrouded in mystery, where women still toil alongside the ghosts of their ancestors. The film portrays 4 women from 4 countries of the Silk Road: Turkey, Oman, Iran and Tajikistan, met by director/storyteller Yassamin Maleknasr. They are part of an undocumented legacy, a legacy of handcrafts and labor, a legacy of love and death, a legacy that began before written time. Each one of their stories is a lesson in how love and courage can weave strength into human heart.