documentary Channel


Sunday May 16 Coral Ghosts An impassioned marine biologist uses his family’s extensive archive as the catalyst to save the world’s reefs. More »
Wednesday May 19 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 »
Thursday May 20 Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power A look at the private Margaret Atwood. Meet the woman behind the stories More »
Friday May 21 Ground War A filmmaker's investigation into the death of his father takes him deep into the world of golf, lawns, chemical lobbying, and citizen activism. More »
Saturday May 22 My Generation British film icon Michael Caine tells the vivid and inspiring story of his personal journey through 1960s London. More »
Sunday May 23 Clydesdale: Saving the Greatest Horse One woman’s passionate quest to the Canadian Prairies to rescue Scotland’s Clydesdale horse from the edge of extinction. More »
Friday May 28 A Kandahar Away When a father of five buys land in Kandahar, Saskatchewan, his kids are surprised at their unusual inheritance. His dream to find “a piece of Afghanistan in the Prairies” reveals deep generational differences and differing conceptions of what it means to be Canadian. More »
Saturday May 29 Time For Ilhan The journey of rising political star Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, the nation’s first Somali Muslim Legislator, and her quest to redefine politics in America. More »
Sunday May 30 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 »
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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).