This September, digital television subscribers can experience the innovative ideas and cutting-edge cinema of documentary for FREE.
documentary's impressive 2012 fall schedule includes a number of world premieres of documentary original productions as well as a collection of documentary classics, award-winning films and Canadian premieres
From the Academy Award© winning feature The Cove and the Hot Docs 2011 Best International Feature, Dragonslayer, to the thought-provoking zaniness of The Yes Men Fix the World and the high-pressured look at Vogue's Anna Wintour putting out the September Issue, Canadians can witness real life dramas from around the globe unfold right from their living rooms.
Free Preview Highlights
Sunday, Sep. 2 at 8pm ET/10 PT
Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, the team uncovers how a small seaside village serves as a horrifying microcosm of massive ecological crimes happening worldwide.
Wednesday, Sep. 5 at 7pm ET/10 PT
Only two journalists were killed in World War I. Iraq has so far claimed 120. The recent Libyan uprising has already claimed the lives of four and global conflict looks set to continue.
Alone in the Wild (Premiere)
Starts Wednesday, Sep. 5 at 7pm ET/10 PT
How long could you survive alone in the wilderness? Some well-known faces from sport and TV find out, doing battle with the elements - and their fears...
Madness on Wheels: Rallying's Craziest Years (Premiere)
Thursday Sep. 6 at 9pm ET/10 PT
Tragedies will happen in a sport heading out of control, when fans, ambition, politics and cars collide.
Calls from the Towers
Sunday, Sep. 9 at 8pm ET/10 PT
September 11's most powerful legacy is that of the voices calling from inside the tower.
My Brother the Islamist
Monday, Sep. 10 at 9pm ET/10 PT
Tree surgeon turned film-maker Robb Leech is desperate to know why his white middle-class step-brother Rich became a radical Islamist, changing his name to Salahuddin, who now associates with jihadist fundamentalists, and believes Britain should be ruled by Sharia law.
Grand Prix: The Killer Years (Premiere)
Thursday Sep. 13 at 9pm ET/10 PT
In the '60s and early '70s it was common for Grand Prix drivers to be killed racing, often televised for millions to see.
Sunday, Sep. 16 at 8pm ET/10 PT
An intimate vérité portrait of the life and times of Josh "Skreech" Sandoval, a Californian skate legend.
Wednesday, Sep. 19 at 7pm ET/10 PT
Toronto restauranteur Peter Oliver travels to his native South Africa to push positive change on the local school system.
The Yes Men Fix the World (Premiere)
Sunday, Sep. 23 at 8pm ET/10 PT
Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal and other shocking events.
Surfing and Sharks (Premiere)
Monday, Sep. 24 at 9pm ET/10 PT
This doc uncovers the secrets and stories that surround the shark stigma that exists in South Africa.
Friday, Sep. 28 at 8pm ET/10 PT
An intimate look at the time John Lennon, Yoko Ono and their son Sean spent living in New York City during the 1970s.
The September Issue (Premiere)
Sunday, Sep. 30 at 8pm ET/10 PT
With unprecedented access, this film tells the story of legendary Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour and her larger-than-life team of editors creating the issue and ruling the world of fashion.
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