documentary Channel


Saturday August 13 No Ordinary Man An in-depth look at the life of musician and trans culture icon Billy Tipton. More »
Sunday August 14 That Never Happened Between 1914 and 1920 over 8500 people were wrongfully imprisoned in Canada, not for anything they had done but because of where they came from. More »
Sunday August 14 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 »
Tuesday August 16 The Guardians A cautionary tale examining systemic abuse of elderly people in Las Vegas revealing the consequences of unchecked power. More »
Thursday August 18 The Walrus and the Whistleblower A whistleblower is sued for $1.5 million for plotting to steal a walrus and falls down the rabbit hole of a personal quest while calling for an end to marine mammal captivity. More »
Friday August 19 As If They Were Angels A deeply layered tale of shipwreck, rescue, a steep loss of life — of courage, sacrifice and human endurance. Meet American soldiers shipwrecked on the rugged cliffs on Newfoundland and the people who rescued them. More »
Sunday August 21 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 »
Tuesday August 23 Losing Our Religion A feature length documentary about preachers who are not believers, and what atheists do when they miss church. More »
Wednesday August 24 The River of My Dreams Multi-award-winning actor Gordon Pinsent is one of Canada’s most beloved performers, directors and writers, and after an illustrious six decade career, he shows no signs of slowing down. 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).