The Passionate Eye


Article New implantable devices can treat a surprising range of neurological conditions Pioneering research in neuromodulation at Toronto’s University Health Network is improving patients’ lives More »
List The robots are coming! Nine industries impacted by tech innovations There was a time when movies and pop culture predicted that the machines were coming and they would wipe out the human species. But if recent tech innovations are any indication, they're not coming for us...they're coming for our jobs. More »
Article Recycling was a lie — a big lie — to sell more plastic, industry experts say Less than 10 per cent of the plastics we’ve used have been recycled. A new documentary reveals why More »
Article Concern about mandatory vaccination is not a new phenomenon in Canada Although the majority of Canadian children are immunized, some parents have lingering misconceptions about vaccines More »
Article How the NRA, a powerful influence on American politics, found itself under attack “If I’m elected, NRA, I’m coming for you,” said Democratic nominee Joe Biden More »
Article ‘Amazon knows more about you than your best friend or your doctor’ Our online behaviour can tell the company more than we think — and this could have a big impact on our lives More »
Article ‘Getting a good night’s sleep is possibly the single most important thing you can do,’ says health expert In new documentary How to Get More Sleep, scientists explain why we need sleep and how to get more of it More »
Profile This mother of six is a judge and like no other woman in her Brooklyn Hasidic community “You can maintain all your traditions, all your customs, be faithful to your religion and still be successful.” More »
features In Xinjiang, China, surveillance technology is used to help the state control its citizens We should be wary of the government exporting this technology to other countries, says documentary filmmaker More »
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About The Passionate Eye

The Passionate Eye is a curated playlist of thought-provoking documentaries based on news and current affairs topics. As Canada’s longest-running showcase for international documentaries, it offers viewers a selection of the world’s best and most newsworthy political and social issue documentaries.