February Freeview

For the entire month of February, you can watch the documentary Channel for free through your cable provider

The documentary Channel is devoted to showing the best documentaries from Canada and around the world. With an emphasis on feature-length films, you can watch award-winning documentaries twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, from the comfort of your living room. In February, you can watch everything the documentary Channel has to offer for free!

Check out some of the great stories on offer this month.

 

The Accountant of Auschwitz

Sunday, Feb 3 at 9pm ET & PT

The Accountant of Auschwitz

In 2015, 94-year-old former German SS officer Oskar Gröning, nicknamed “The Accountant of Auschwitz”, went on trial in his home country, charged with complicity in the murder of 300,000 Jews at Auschwitz in 1944. Gröning’s trial made headlines around the world as a frail old man took the stand to face his former victims.

Runner up for the 2018 Hot Docs Audience Award.

 

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Sunday, Feb 3 at 4pm ET

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr ("Ziegfeld Girl", "Samson and Delilah") was known as the world's most beautiful woman — Snow White and Cat Woman were both based on her iconic look. However, her arresting looks and glamorous life stood in the way of her being given the credit she deserved as an ingenious inventor whose pioneering work helped revolutionize modern communication.

 

The Manchester Detectives

Mondays at 10pm ET & PT starting Feb 4

The Manchester Detectives

This series gets inside the mind of a new breed of detective, specially trained to investigate sex offences. With unparalleled and intimate access, this series follows Manchester’s murder detectives over the course of a year as they try to unravel complex cases in dramatic real time.

 

Jo Frost on Britain's Killer Kids

Mondays at 11pm ET & PT starting Feb 11

Jo Frost on Britain's Killer Kids

Jo Frost is on a journey to find out why children kill. The child behavioural expert, who has over 30 years experience in her field, is used to dealing with troubled kids but none of them have been quite as deranged as the four individuals in this series.

 

The Gospel According to André

Tuesday, Feb 12 at 10p ET & PT

The Gospel According to André

André Leon Talley has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style. Kate Novack’s intimate portrait, The Gospel According to André takes viewers on an emotional journey from André’s roots growing up in the segregated Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our time. 

 

Game Changers

Saturday, Feb 23 at 9pm ET & PT

Game Changers

A feature documentary that follows legendary quizmaster Alex Trebek on a personal journey through the world of television game shows, exploring their influence and why they continue to endure as an integral part of our entertainment culture. His quest brings him face-to-face with some of the legendary hosts of our time and includes rare and intimate conversations with iconic personalities such as Monty Hall (in his last television interview), Alan Thicke, Wink Martindale, Bob Eubanks, Peter Marshall, Tom Kennedy, Regis Philbin, Drew Carey, Howie Mandel, Pat Sajak and Vanna White.

Game Changers earned 4th place for the 2018 Hot Docs Audience Award

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