Documentaries featured on The Current
Thursday September 21, 2017
"It's a way to get involved in some kind of legal war."
Thursday September 07, 2017
The Current 'Ben has defined who I am': Teen and autistic twin head to different schools for first time
For the first time in 10 years, twin siblings Amy and Ben Goodes aren't going to the same school. Not atypical, but what raises the stakes is Ben has autism.
Thursday June 22, 2017
A Mormon family is still searching for answers about their son who went missing in China 13 years ago.
Friday June 16, 2017
Director Josh Freed’s new documentary looks at the history and tensions around the queue, or the lineup.
Wednesday May 17, 2017
The Current 'Kids are going to school because of football': How a Canadian gave Kenyan youth a future
Canadian civil servant Bob Munro had an idea that has changed everything — a soccer program run by youth in the slums of Nairobi.
Monday March 27, 2017
Three sperm donors all set out with the same intention: Donate sperm, don't get involved. But the laws are murky when it comes to donors' rights and each of the three donors is facing a different dilemma. Are they parents or purely donors?
Tuesday February 21, 2017
Two moms have forced Canada to re-examine the definition of family and who can be parents. Natasha and Lynda are colleagues, platonic friends, neighbours and legal parents to the same little boy. This is the story of Elaan and his two "mommas."
Thursday December 22, 2016
This is the story of a new life, in a new country with a successful new business. It starts in the kitchen where three Syrian refugees created a catering company to bring the taste of home to Canada.
Wednesday November 02, 2016
Somewhere in the back of his mind Dan Dixon always thought his daughter didn't look much like him. Now the Dixon family has filed a lawsuit alleging the doctor who treated them during fertility treatments used the wrong sperm — his own.
Monday September 05, 2016
Follow The Current's Anna Maria on the road to Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains as she meets voters and asks them which U.S. presidential candidate should occupy the White House.videoListen 19:23
Thursday June 16, 2016
In 1984, 20-year-old Emad Abdullah left his Beirut home to see friends and disappeared. It was the height of Lebanon's civil war and Syria was known to be jailing Lebanese. Now many families are hoping those who disappeared might now come home.