The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
A lively, intimate chapter of political history that feels stingingly urgent. The film examines the formation of the Black Panther Party, which emerged in the 1960s to educate and arm communities of color that were facing injustice and violence.
Sunday, October 2 at 10 PM
Very Semi-Serious
Behind-the-scenes look at the cartooning legends and hopefuls who create the iconic cartoons that have inspired, baffled—and occasionally pissed off—all of us for decades.
Tuesday, October 4 at 9 PM
Pompeii’s People
David Suzuki journeys to ancient Pompeii to learn how cutting edge technology is unveiling the city’s deepest secrets.
Thursday, October 6 at 8 PM
Road to Mercy
Canadian doctors and patients navigate the newly granted right to die under a broad Supreme Court decision – the first of its kind outside Europe.
Thursday, October 6 at 9 PM

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The Nature of Things

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The Passionate Eye

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Saturdays 10 p.m. ET/PT

Sundays 8 p.m. ET

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