documentary Channel


Available on CBC Gem The Artists A look at the first three decades of video game history through the stories of the designers and programmers who laid the groundwork to redefine pop culture. More »
Thursday June 30 Legends of the Deep Céline and Fabien Cousteau dive deep to explore shipwrecks, strange scientific occurrences, and mysterious natural anomalies to solve some of the great ocena riddles of all time. More »
Friday July 1 Colonization Road Comedian Ryan McMahon travels Ontario’s colonization roads learning about their impact on First Nations and settlers. More »
Sunday July 3 Cielo An exploration of the crazy beauty of the night sky in the Atacama Desert, one of the best places on our planet to explore and contemplate its splendour. More »
Tuesday July 5 Dead Man’s Switch: a crypto mystery A 30-year-old CEO responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in cryptocurrency and cash dies suddenly in India. $215M disappears, kicking off a major scandal and fuelling speculation that his exit was only one of many scams. More »
Wednesday July 6 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 July 7 You’re Soaking In It 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? More »
Friday July 8 Grand Cru Burgundy winemaking legend Pascal Marchand faces his greatest challenges during the catastrophic 2016 season. More »
Sunday July 10 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).