March to the Top

March to the Top

Commissioned by documentary and CBC, March to the Top is a compelling and emotional documentary highlighting the challenges faced by 12 wounded and ill Canadian...

Friday Oct 19 at 7pm ET
Cafe Nagler

Cafe Nagler

Sat Oct 20 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
Mor Kaplansky, the film's director embarks on a journey to find out what's left of her family's legendary café.
Milk - A film by Noemi Weis

Milk - A film by Noemi Weis

Saturday Oct 20 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
Through an intimate and artistic lens, Milk brings a universal perspective on the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding over the canvas of stunningly beautiful visuals and poignant voices from around the globe.
You’re Soaking In It

You’re Soaking In It

Sunday Oct 21 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
Advertising as we once knew it is dead. Say hello to the age of big data. It is the price we pay for free internet?
Shiners

Shiners

Tuesday October 23 at 10pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
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.
Two of a Kind

Two of a Kind

Friday Oct 26 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
From her unique perspective as an identical twin, director Leora Eisen draws on the fascinating life experiences she shares with sister Linda to explore fundamental...
Al Purdy Was Here

Al Purdy Was Here

Sat Oct 27 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
Rock star, racnteur and rabble rouser, a profile of one of the greatest names in Canadian poetry.
Bachman

Bachman

Sunday October 28 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
A profile of one of the most prolific and legendary artists in the history of Canadian music.
Genius Factory

Genius Factory

Fri Nov 2 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
In 1980, Robert Graham, a 73 year-old eccentric millionaire got the idea to create a Nobel Prize winning sperm bank.
Anote’s Ark

Anote’s Ark

Sunday November 4 at 9pm ET/PT, Tuesday November 6 at 7 pm, and Sunday November 11 at 4 pm on documentary Channel
Kiribati, a low-laying island nation on the Pacific is one of the first countries to face rises sea-levels.
Weiner

Weiner

Tues Nov 6 at 10pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
Sexts, lies, and Carlos Danger: watch the wildest political meltdown in recent history as it unfolds.
The Dark Charisma of Hitler

The Dark Charisma of Hitler

Wednesday at 11pm ET&PT starting Nov 7 on documentary Channel
Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, so how did he manage to turn from a nobody in 1913 into the chancellor and fuehrer of the German people?
League of Exotique Dancers

League of Exotique Dancers

Fri Nov 9 at 9 pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
Get an eye-opening “backstage tour” of the golden age of Burlesque through the colourful lives of unforgettable women who made it glitter.
Reunion of Giants

Reunion of Giants

Sunday Nov 11 at 10am ET on documentary
In total 7,377 Lancasters rolled off the production lines in Britain and Canada, during WW II. Today, 17 Lancasters survive around the world, but only two are in flying condition. This is their story.
I Am The Blues

I Am The Blues

Tues Nov 13 at 10 pm ET&ET on documentary Channel
Go on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country.
The Family Farm

The Family Farm

Fri Nov 16 at 7pm ET
The Family Farm explores the farm to table process through the lens of Canadian small farmers and identifies the systematic barriers they face in running...
Quebec My Country Mon Pays

Quebec My Country Mon Pays

Sat Nov 17 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
Quebec My Country Mon Pays charts the aftermath of Quebec’s Quiet Revolution in the 1960s.
Transformer

Transformer

Sunday November 18 at 9 pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
From white trash kid to world record power lifter, Matt Kroczaleski faces his most challenging feat of strength yet: becoming a woman.
My First 150 Days

My First 150 Days

Thurs Nov 22 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
Single mother Melona Banico is able to sponsor her three children and grandson to immigrate to Canada from the Philippines. An intimate look at their first 150 days here.
The Tea Explorer

The Tea Explorer

Fri Nov 23 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
Canadian tea junkie Jeff Fuchs travels China's ancient Tea Horse Road in search of the perfect cup.
Lost Heroes: The Untold Story of Canadian Super Heroes

Lost Heroes: The Untold Story of Canadian Super Heroes

Friday Nov 23 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
A journey to recover a forgotten part of Canada's pop culture and a national treasure few have ever heard about, the tale of a small country striving to create its own heroes, but finding itself constantly out muscled by better-funded and better-marketed s
Fractured Land

Fractured Land

Saturday Nov 24 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
As 350.org founder, Bill McKibben, puts it, "Anyone who can throw a hatchet and sue you is a force to be reckoned with."
Rebels on Pointe

Rebels on Pointe

Sunday Nov 25 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
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.
Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark

Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark

Tuesday Nov 27 at 10pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
One of the world's greatest jazz icons while America groaned under the weight of racial segregation and prejudice.
Imagining Canada

Imagining Canada

Wed Nov 28 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
A new collection of 22,000 New York Times photos of Canada has made its way here--to Toronto. It's an illuminating and fascinating archive of images,...
The Oslo Diaries

The Oslo Diaries

Wednesday Nov 28 at 10pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
A small group of Israelis and Palestinians meet secretly to negotiate an end to the bloodshed in 1992.
When Elephants Were Young

When Elephants Were Young

Friday Nov 30 9 pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
When Elephants Were Young is the result of their five-year quest to explore new strategies for the future of human-elephant relations and the survival of all elephants.
The Empire of Scents

The Empire of Scents

Sunday Dec 1 at 9pm ET&PT on documentary Channel
Smell moves us, subliminally and profoundly. It moves us to act and do things we are wholly unaware of. It enriches our lives, gives us with unspeakable joys. Take a journey into the world of smell.
The Guardians

The Guardians

Sunday Dec 2 at 9pm ET & PT on documentary Channel
A cautionary tale examining systemic abuse of elderly people in Las Vegas revealing the consequences of unchecked power.
Take Light

Take Light

Sunday Dec 9 at 9pm ET & PT on documentary Channel
Amid the tangled wires of Nigeria’s energy crisis, hope flickers in the stories of ordinary people connected by the grid.
Almost Almost Famous

Almost Almost Famous

Sunday Dec 16 at 9pm ET & PT on documentary Channel
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. (
The Accountant of Auschwitz

The Accountant of Auschwitz

Sunday Feb 3 at 9pm ET & PT on documentary Channel
Oskar Gröning goes on trial in Germany as prosecutors race against time to bring aging Nazi guards to justice.

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