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Encounter with Saul Alinsky, Encounter with Saul Alinsky - Part 1: CYC Toronto
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directed by Peter Pearson; produced by John Kemeny, 1925-2012 and Barrie Howells, National Film Board of Canada, in Encounter with Saul Alinsky (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1967), 28 mins
This documentary short by Peter Pearson captures a lively confrontation between the American community organizer and writer Saul Alinsky, and members of the Company of Young Canadians (CYC). Among other topics, the parties argue and disagree about the means and costs of securing social change.
directed by Peter Pearson; produced by John Kemeny, 1925-2012 and Barrie Howells, National Film Board of Canada, in Encounter with Saul Alinsky (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1967), 28 mins
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Fort McMoney: Vote Jim Rogers!
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2014), 52 mins

After the critically-acclaimed documentary game Fort McMoney went online to a global audience, "Fort McMoney: The Film" Vote for Jim Rogers! returns with an immersive journey into Fort McMurray, Alberta, the world's third largest oil reserve and war chest of Canada. For three years, an obsession recurs in the dire...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2014), 52 mins
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Gene Boy Came Home
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2007), 25 mins

Eugene "Gene Boy" (pronounced Genie Boy) Benedict was raised by his Great Uncle and Aunt on the Odanak Indian Reserve an hour and a half east of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He left home at age 15 to work in construction in New York State. At 17, adrift and beginning to lose his way, he accepted a dare and enlisted i...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2007), 25 mins
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Our Nationhood
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 1 hour 37 mins

In Our Nationhood, Aboriginal filmmaker and artist Alanis Obomsawin chronicles the determination and tenacity of the Listuguj Mi'gmaq people to use and manage the natural resources of their traditional lands. Our Nationhood provides a contemporary perspective on the Mi'gmaq people's ongoing struggle and ultimate s...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 1 hour 37 mins
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Silence Is Gold
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2012), 1 hour 18 mins

What are the limits to freedom of speech? Can we put a price on our spoken and written words?

Following the 2008 release of the book Noir Canada, author Alain Deneault, his co-writers and his publisher, Éditions Écosociété, grappled with these questions -- at great personal expense -- after being sued for defa...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2012), 1 hour 18 mins
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645 Wellington
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directed by Kaveh Nabatian, fl. 2000; produced by Germaine Wong, fl. 1989-2009, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2002), 54 mins
A stone's throw from downtown Montreal, quirky artists, blue-collar workers and unconventional families are being forced to leave their old neighbourhood as high-tech firms move in. Like in so many other cities, the tech companies arrive with the promise of a rosy future--but it's one built on demolitions, evictio...
directed by Kaveh Nabatian, fl. 2000; produced by Germaine Wong, fl. 1989-2009, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2002), 54 mins
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Blood Manifesto
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2014), 2 mins
A disturbing personal meditation on the shedding blood for one's ideals.
(National Film Board of Canada, 2014), 2 mins
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Death of a Skyline
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 42 mins

A bulldozer tears into the side of a wooden grain elevator. The magnificent prairie landmark crumples to the ground. Once, more than 5,000 Alberta grain elevators graced the skyline. Today they're being razed to make way for modern concrete structures.

Are these "prairie cathedrals" being destroyed due to obsolesc...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 42 mins
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In Pursuit of Peace
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 1 hour 25 mins
The case for unarmed civilian peacemaking and mediation as a response to violent international conflict.
(National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 1 hour 25 mins
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No Fish Where to Go
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2014), 13 mins
A friendship unites two little girls from opposing clans in a village where tensions are mounting.
(National Film Board of Canada, 2014), 13 mins
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