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Lost Boys: Growing Up Without a Father
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directed by Frances-Mary Morrison, fl. 1993; produced by Frances-Mary Morrison, fl. 1993, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 27 mins
This film, directed by Frances-Mary Morrison, is about men who describe the emotional problems resulting from the absence of their fathers.
directed by Frances-Mary Morrison, fl. 1993; produced by Frances-Mary Morrison, fl. 1993, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 27 mins
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Nature of Things, Turning to Dust: Preserving Our Books
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directed by David Murray; produced by David Murray, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 45 mins
There's a quiet calamity going on in libraries and archives all around the world. The books and documents that carry the records of human civilization are crumbling because the paper on which they are printed is turning to dust. The alum used to prevent ink from bleeding is turning into sulfuric acid, making the p...
directed by David Murray; produced by David Murray, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 45 mins
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Nature of Things, Chaos, Science and The Unexpected
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directed by John Bassett, fl. 1996; produced by John Bassett, fl. 1996, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 51 mins
This beautifully photographed science film makes visible the abstract concepts of what is predictable and what is random in nature and explores the state called chaos that lies at the borderline between these two extremes. David Suzuki draws upon experts in computer science, mathematics, meteorology, physics and b...
directed by John Bassett, fl. 1996; produced by John Bassett, fl. 1996, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 51 mins
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Nature of Things, Food or Famine?
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directed by John Bassett, fl. 1996; presented by David Suzuki, 1936-; produced by John Bassett, fl. 1996, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 47 mins
Is the human population going to outstrip the earth's food supply? This is the principle question asked in this provocative new study from the Nature of Things series. In the year 2020, there will be between three and four billion more mouths to feed. The past forty years have produced impressive food surpluses,...
directed by John Bassett, fl. 1996; presented by David Suzuki, 1936-; produced by John Bassett, fl. 1996, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 47 mins
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Of Fatwas & Beauty Queens
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 43 mins
A beauty pageant in Nigeria was the flashpoint for a cultural, political, and religious war in this impoverished country with its crumbling infrastructure. Set against the conflict between the Muslim north and the Christian south, the Miss World contest came to an ironic and devastating end as beautiful young ladi...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 43 mins
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Post Mortem: Forensic Science
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directed by Heather Cook, fl. 1960; produced by Heather Cook, fl. 1960, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 1994), 44 mins
Post Mortem delves into the world of forensic science, and looks at some of the latest techniques in high-tech sleuthing. Fingerprints, fibers, blood-- forensic investigators turn these elements into compelling evidence, working routinely with police in their efforts to solve crimes. The pathologist's interpretati...
directed by Heather Cook, fl. 1960; produced by Heather Cook, fl. 1960, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 1994), 44 mins
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Voices from the Brink: The Cuban Missile Crisis
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produced by Stephen Phizicky, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 24 mins
As the threat of "weapons of mass destruction" looms, this video, made in the late '90s, becomes disturbingly relevant. The closest the world came to a nuclear war in the twentieth century was the Cuban Missile Crisis which played itself out over 13 days in October, 1962. Remarkably, the behind-the-scenes debates...
produced by Stephen Phizicky, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 24 mins
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Who Owns My Life?: The Sue Rodriguez Story
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directed by Sharon Bartlett; produced by Sharon Bartlett, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 50 mins
This moving documentary has generated widespread public debate over the bioethical issue of doctor-assisted suicide. It follows Sue Rodriguez, an attractive young mother, in her battle with ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. This disease was destroying her nervous system, causing her pain, and would ultimately le...
directed by Sharon Bartlett; produced by Sharon Bartlett, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 50 mins
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Aphasia: Struggling for Understanding
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produced by Pat Softly, fl. 2009, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 14 mins
What if your ability to speak or understand speech was taken away with no warning and you struggled to find words that just won't come? This is what happens to people with aphasia, which occurs when the language centers of the brain are damaged by stroke or brain injury. While it affects more than one million Amer...
produced by Pat Softly, fl. 2009, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 14 mins
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Becoming Ayden
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
In Becoming Ayden, we meet seventeen year-old Adina Scheim from Toronto who is becoming a boy named Ayden. Ayden is willing to go to great lengths to alter her female body to correspond with her male self image. Ayden recently began taking testosterone and her voice has started to deepen -- an irreversible physica...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
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