documentary Channel


Thursday September 23 Shiners From the street shiners of New York City, to the masked ‘lustras’ of La Paz, Shiners travels the world to show you what it means to be a shoe shiner. More »
Friday September 24 Influence A profile of the morally slippery British reputation manager, Lord Timothy Bell, who worked with 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher and Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. More »
Monday September 27 Anote’s Ark Kiribati, a low-laying island nation on the Pacific is one of the first countries to face rises sea-levels. More »
Tuesday September 28 In Their Own Words: Princess Diana The short reign and eternal legacy of a princess whose charm and grace would impact the world. More »
Wednesday September 29 I Am Chris Farley The bittersweet story of one of the most innovative comedians who ever graced the stage, screen and television. More »
Thursday September 30 The Tea Explorer Canadian tea junkie Jeff Fuchs travels China's ancient Tea Horse Road in search of the perfect cup. More »
Saturday October 2 Rebels on Pointe Filmmaker Bobbi Jo Hart reveals the history of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo — the all-male, drag ballet company founded over 40 years ago on the heels of New York's Stonewall riots. More »
Tuesday October 5 In Their Own Words: Chuck Berry A riveting ride that explores the rocky life of the father of Rock and Roll. More »
Wednesday October 6 The Cowboy The legend and history of the Cowboy as told by original interviews with on-screen and off-screen Western heroes, rare archival content, and over 100 years of classic Western films and television series. More »
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About documentary Channel

documentary Channel is a digital television station devoted to showing the best documentaries from Canada and around the world. With its special emphasis on feature length films, watching documentary is like having a cinema in your own living room, showing award winning films twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

documentary Channel shows documentaries from legendary filmmakers such as D. A. Pennebaker (The War Room, Don’t Look Back) and the Maysles brothers (Gray Gardens, Salesman). The documentary Channel also shows the best films from the archives of its partners, The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Dawn of the Eye) and The National Film Board (Cinema Verite).