documentary Channel


Available on CBC Gem Sweet Daddy Siki Reginald "Sweet Daddy" Siki is a professional wrestling icon, successful country music singer, and household name. More »
Thursday August 5 Joanna and Jennifer: Absolutely Champers Absolutely Fabulous stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley share 25 years of friendship and comedy history. Now these two funny ladies are reuniting on screen to take a trip that would make their alter egos Eddie and Patsy green with envy. The two head to the Champagne region of France to find out how their favourite glass of fizz is made. Cheers sweetie! More »
Friday August 6 9/11 Kids It's the most famous whisper in American history. President Bush learns of the 9/11 attacks while sitting in front of 16 schoolchildren. This is the untold story of those kids. Today, they are in their mid-20s and offer a fascinating window into post 9/11 America. More »
Saturday August 7 The Divided Brain Is there an imbalance between our brain hemispheres that is affecting how we live in our modern society? More »
Saturday August 7 Invisible Essence: The Little Prince Exploring the legacy of The Little Prince, one of the world’s favourite books, and the extraordinary man who wrote it. More »
Sunday August 8 Almost Almost Famous On tour through an alternate universe where Elvis never dies, Almost Almost Famous explores the lives of tribute artists and the cost of borrowed fame. ( More »
Wednesday August 11 Wheeler’s Everest The unforgettable story of Canadian Oliver Wheeler who was the first to map Mount Everest in 1921, paving the way for future expeditions. More »
Thursday August 12 Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind With unprecedented access explore the career of legendary Canadian musical icon Gordon Lightfoot from Christian choirboy to troubled troubadour to international star. More »
Friday August 13 Cheer Up Cheer Up takes us into the teenage lives of a team of losing cheerleader who try their best to get better and look perfect doing it. 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).