Docs

Aired Thursday Dec 2 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 »
Available on CBC Gem A Place of Tide and Time In remote eastern Quebec, some fight to keep their small village alive while teenagers see exile as their only option. More »
Aired Wednesday Dec 1 Edwardian Britain in Colour Black-and-white films of the era are colourized to bring Edwardian Britain back to life to offer a fascinating window on a vanished world. More »
Available on CBC Gem Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas The amazing story of a group of Jewish songwriters who wrote the soundtrack to Christmas. More »
Aired Thursday Nov 25 Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz Ben Ferencz, age 98, is the last surviving Nuremberg trial prosecutor and he is on a life-long crusade in the fight for law not war. More »
Available on CBC Gem Toxic Beauty A whistle blower, her lawyer, world class scientists, cancer survivors and those who have lost their lives, strip a dominant pharmaceutical company of all credibility in this powerful documentary film, while exposing the hard truths about dangerous, unregulated chemicals and toxins in cosmetics and care products. More »
Aired Thursday Nov 18 Losing Our Religion A feature length documentary about preachers who are not believers, and what atheists do when they miss church. More »
Available on CBC Gem Inside Lehman Brothers Mortgage brokers from California and a handful of New York executives called out fraudulent bank transactions. But, nobody listened to these whistleblowers. More »
Aired Monday Nov 15 Secrets of the Morgue Exploring high-profile murder cases from the perspective of the medical examiner More »
Aired Friday Nov 12 I Was Not Born a Mistake By the time he turned 35, Yaakov was an ultra-orthodox married man with six children and a pillar in his community. Five years later, He left his family, his community and Israel. It took him 20 years to return — only this time as an observant woman. More »
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