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19 Days

Roda Siad
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2016 · Canada

A short documentary following the fortunes of several families who immigrated to Canada during their first 19 days in a Calgary resettlement center. The 19 day timeline is established by the Federal Government, where families are assessed on their ability to assimilate into a new country. A unique look at the global migration crisis.

Available on Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Filmzie, Kanopy, IndieFlix

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English movie from 2021: Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song

Dayna Goldfine
2021 Canada
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French movie from 2011: Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar

Philippe Falardeau
2011 Canada
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English movie from 2011: Breakaway

Breakaway

Rob Lieberman
2011 Canada, India, United States
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French movie from 2018: Slut in a Good Way

Slut in a Good Way

Sophie Lorain
2018 Canada
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Festival Favorites

Peace by Chocolate

Jonathan Keijser
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2020 · Canada

After his family's chocolate factory is bombed in Syria, Tareq Hadhad and his family immigrate to the small Canadian town of Antigosh, and his father Issam starts to make chocolate again. Issam encounters stiff competition, causing Tareq to contemplate following his dreams of becoming a doctor or helping to preserve his family legacy.

Available on Apple iTunes, Microsoft Store, Redbox, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Hoopla, Vudu, Tubi TV, YouTube

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English movie from 2021: Night Raiders

Night Raiders

Danis Goulet
2021 Canada, New Zealand
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English movie from 2020: Dune

Dune

Denis Villeneuve
2020 United States, Canada
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English movie from 2021: See for Me

See for Me

Randall Okita
2021 Canada
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NFB Gems

Borealis

Kevin McMahon
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2020 · Canada

Deep in the heart of Canada's boreal forest, trees move, communicate with each other, and refresh themselves by burning themselves down. Borealis explores this hard-to-reach region through an artful balance of scientists, Indigenous people, harvesters, and herbalists.

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New From Canada

Sinister Switch

Christopher Redmond
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2021 · Canada

Parents Kristen and Justin are thrilled when their kidnapped daughter, Olivia, returns home after being missing for six years. However, they soon have suspicions that this is not their real daughter and slowly realize that not only is that true, but the girl is a previously unknown captive named Natalie.

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Canadian Series

Odyssey 5

Manny Coto
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2002-2004 · Canada

This show follows five astronauts on a routine mission who witness a catastrophic event on Earth. Through the help of a mysterious alien known as the Seeker, they are transported five years into the past. They must relive the years leading up to the end of Earth and stop it from happening again.

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English series from 2021-2021: The North Water

The North Water

Andrew Haigh
2021 United Kingdom, Canada
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