documentary Channel


Tuesday January 19 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 »
Thursday January 21 The Oslo Diaries A small group of Israelis and Palestinians meet secretly to negotiate an end to the bloodshed in 1992. More »
Friday January 22 Toxic Beauty A whistle blower, her lawyer, world class scientists, cancer survivors and those who have lost their lives, strip a dominant pharmaceutical company of all credibility in this powerful documentary film, while exposing the hard truths about dangerous, unregulated chemicals and toxins in cosmetics and care products. More »
Wednesday January 27 Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz Ben Ferencz, age 98, is the last surviving Nuremberg trial prosecutor and he is on a life-long crusade in the fight for law not war. More »
Sunday January 31 The Guardians A cautionary tale examining systemic abuse of elderly people in Las Vegas revealing the consequences of unchecked power. More »
Sunday February 7 Finding Sally A personal investigation into the mysterious life of the director’s aunt Sally, an Ethiopian aristocrat-turned-communist-rebel who disappeared during the Ethiopian Revolution. More »
Thursday February 25 Let There Be Light Nuclear fusion is known as the holy grail of energy but years of setbacks have not stopped people from trying to build an artificial star on Earth. More »
Tuesday March 30 I Was Not Born a Mistake By the time he turned 35, Yaakov was an ultra-orthodox married man with six children and a pillar in his community. Five years later, He left his family, his community and Israel. It took him 20 years to return — only this time as an observant woman. More »
Wednesday April 21 Conviction Conviction envisions alternatives to prison through the eyes of women behind bars and those fighting on the front lines of the decarceration movement. 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).