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Schizophrenia

By Distribution Access - 1999

One sufferer details his life with schizophrenia -- a journey that took him from the perils of the streets to learning how to successfully live with…

The Battle of Vimy Ridge

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1999

A two-hour documentary which recreates for the viewer one of the greatest battles in Canadian military history. The film was made to show that…

The Last 100 Days

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1999

Canadian military accomplishments in the last hundred days of World War I, when the German Army was destroyed, surpassed those of any other army. The…

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Drunk Driving: The Party's Over

By Discovery Education - 1998

Drunk Driving: The Party's Over, written by a college law professor, puts your students in the jury box. At a teen beer party, Kevin urges Amy to go…

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Stuart Eizenstat: The Man behind the Nazi Gold Reports

By Willy Lindwer - 1998

Stuart Eizenstat, Undersecretary of State of the United States during the Clinton administration, initiated a wide-ranging investigation into the…

Sudden Death

By Distribution Access - 1998

"Unexpected death" can have especially traumatic effects. This program explains how professionals constantly exposed to unexpected death integrate it…

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The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank

By Willy Lindwer - 1998

Anne Frank's surviving friends tell the horrifying story that begins where her famous diary leaves off, and for the first time the concentration camp…

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The Lonely Struggle

By Willy Lindwer - 1998

In this documentary, the sole surviving member of the Jewish High Command looks back on the Warsaw Ghetto revolt, a unique event in Jewish as well as…

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The Return (Part 1 of 3)

By Willy Lindwer - 1998

The Birth of a Movement A gripping three-part series on the Jewish people's return to their ancestral homeland and establishment of the Jewish…

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The Return (Part 2 of 3)

By Willy Lindwer - 1998

The Building of a Nation A gripping three-part series on the Jewish people's return to their ancestral homeland and establishment of the Jewish…

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The Return (Part 3 of 3)

By Willy Lindwer - 1998

The Israeli Experience A gripping three-part series on the Jewish people's return to their ancestral homeland and establishment of the Jewish state…

World Population Issues

By Classroom Video - 1998

This video provides an historical background to population growth and presents different perspectives on how many people the earth's resources can…

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Yitzhak Rabin: Warrior-Peacemaker

By Willy Lindwer - 1998

The first feature-length documentary about Israel's Prime Minister, murdered in 1995. His widow, Leah Rabin, tells of war and peace, duty and family…

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Careers for the 21st Century: Engineering Occupations

By Discovery Education - 1997

Careers For the 21st Century is the most comprehensive series for career exploration on the market today. It offers viewers the opportunity to go out…

Cruel Lessons

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

Residential Schools, the term conjures up a history of abuse for Canada's First-Nation peoples - poignant reminders of the cultural and citizenship…

Hockey Lessons

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

Quebec and the threat of separation, a continuing issue for a multi-cultural Canada. One dramatic flare-up, the Montreal riots - cars overturned…

Home and Away

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

"The Rock," as Newfoundland is affectionately known by inhabitants and expatriates alike, not only refers to a physical entity, but also to a strong…

Moving Experiences

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

Immigration and multiculturalism, citizenship and discrimination - themes emerging from the vivid memories of four immigrants. Each from different…

Out of Sight, Out Of Mind

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

Multiculturalism, civil rights during wartime, discrimination and citizenship are explored as four Canadian citizens of Japanese origin remember…

Persons At Last

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

Women as a minority, lacking even the most basic rights of citizenship, cultural and economic? Hard to believe, but not until 1929 and the famous…

Pilots Of The North

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

Before the term was applied to Canada's downhill skiers, a fearless group of pilots defied constant danger and death to open up Canada's North. Their…

The Great Depression

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

Compelling stories drawn from one of the centuries most harrowing events - the Great Depression. In this program, four seniors recall the poverty…

The Quarriers

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

William Quarrier, a successful Scottish businessman began a program of caring for street children that, in 1874, led to the establishment of the…

Women at War

By Five Corners Communications - 1997

They laboured in the factories and enlisted in the services, often serving overseas. They made a significant contribution to the War effort, and…

Alton was a Poet - 1943

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1995

No Price Too High chronicles the history of Canadian participation in the Second World War. Episode one commences with the unveiling of the Vimy…

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Children of the War

By Willy Lindwer - 1995

1.5 Million Jewish children were killed during the Holocaust. Many of those who survived were traumatized as the war changed their lives…

Folly - 1936 to June 1940

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1995

No Price Too High chronicles the history of Canadian participation in the Second World War. Episode one commences with the unveiling of the Vimy…

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Jerusalem: Between Heaven and Earth (Part 1 of 3)

By Willy Lindwer - 1995

Jerusalem: City of History 3000 Years of Jerusalem's history, told by families who are deeply rooted in the city. These Jewish, Christian and Moslem…

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Jerusalem: Between Heaven and Earth (Part 2 of 3)

By Willy Lindwer - 1995

Jerusalem: City of Religion 3000 Years of Jerusalem's history, told by families who are deeply rooted in the city. These Jewish, Christian and…

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Jerusalem: Between Heaven and Earth (Part 3 of 3)

By Willy Lindwer - 1995

Jerusalem: City of Peace 3000 Years of Jerusalem's history, told by families who are deeply rooted in the city. These Jewish, Christian and Moslem…

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La prix de la liberté (3 DVDs)

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1995

Episode 1 - Le temps des illusionsEpisode 2 - Un soutien vitalEpisode 4 - Alton etait un poêteEpisode 5 - La libérationEpisode 6 - La victoire

Liberation - 1944

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1995

No Price Too High chronicles the history of Canadian participation in the Second World War. Episode one commences with the unveiling of the Vimy…

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Myths & Legends of Ancient Rome

By Discovery Education - 1995

A trilogy of ancient Rome's most enduring and fascinating tales are included in this animated video. In Romulus and Remus, a wolf finds the newborn…

No Price Too High: Canadians and the Second World War

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1995

This highly-acclaimed six-part series pays tribute to the Canadians who participated in World War II - young Canadians whose collective courage and…

The End of the Beginning - 1942

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1995

No Price Too High chronicles the history of Canadian participation in the Second World War. Episode one commences with the unveiling of the Vimy…

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The Fatal Dilemma

By Willy Lindwer - 1995

The dramatic story of Mr. Abraham Ascher and Professor David Cohen, the leaders of the Jewish community of Amsterdam. They became the heads of the…

Victory - March 1945 to Year's End

By Norflicks Productions Ltd. - 1995

No Price Too High chronicles the history of Canadian participation in the Second World War. Episode one commences with the unveiling of the Vimy…

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David Macaulay: Roman City

By PBS Distribution - 1994

The glories of Ancient Rome are explored in ROMAN CITY, based on David Macaulay's acclaimed book. This animated and live-action video recounts life…

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Simon Wiesenthal: Freedom is not a Gift from Heaven

By Willy Lindwer - 1994

Simon Wiesenthal, the world's most famous Nazi hunter, tells his life story for the first time: his youth in the Ukraine, his World War II…

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Teddy Kollek: From Vienna to Jerusalem

By Willy Lindwer - 1994

The first documentary about the life and achievements of Teddy Kollek, mayor of Jerusalem for 28 years (1965 - 1993). Kollek tells his fascinating…

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Child in Two Worlds

By Willy Lindwer - 1993

A documentary about Jewish war orphans who were raised by Christian families. The film includes the gripping story of Halinka, a baby born in the…

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Diary of the Last Heroes: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 1943

By Willy Lindwer - 1993

The five surviving members of the Jewish High Command tell in details the gripping story of the Warsaw Ghetto revolt, a unique event in Jewish as…

Canada and World War I

By Classroom Video - 1992

For many, WW1 marks the beginning of nationhood. But the cost to Canada was high - nearly one in ten of her soldiers was killed. The moving story of…

Physics of Music

By Classroom Video - 1992

Topics include wave nature of sound, sound on a CRO; music versus noise; pitch, frequency, amplitude, wavelength; musical scale, octaves; hearing and…

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Return to My Shtetl Delatyn

By Willy Lindwer - 1992

Filmmaker Willy Lindwer traveled with his father Berl Nuchim and his daughter Michal to Galicia (now Poland & Ukraine) to retrace the route his…

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The Wannsee Conference

By Willy Lindwer - 1992

Eleven million European Jews were sentenced to death on January 20, 1942, at a lavish villa in Berlin. Fifteen high-ranking Nazi officers were…

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Drinking and Drugs: Driving Under the Influence

By Discovery Education - 1991

Dramatized incidents---based on true stories from the files of the National Highway Traffic Safety administration---illustrate the real-life tragic…

Grain and Flour

By VEA Group Pty Ltd - 1991

This fascinating program follows grain from harvest to the retailers' shelves.