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MEAT THE FUTURE

Uma Valeti, a successful cardiologist, wants to change the way we eat. His Silicon Valley start-up is pioneering “clean meat”. Valeti and his team at Memphis Meats are "growing" real pork, beef and chicken, without slaughtering animals. Is it a solution to climate change, world hunger, and the abysmal treatment of factory farmed animals?

MIDIAN FARM

From 1971 – 1977 Midian Farm was a back-to-the-land social experiment created by a community of urban baby-boomers from Toronto. Part of the youth counter-culture movement during a period of social and political re-imagining, its utopian vision eventually collapsed.

THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE

Critically acclaimed documentary illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. A film, an interactive online companion to the film and a robust web and social media presence.

WATER ON THE TABLE

Theatrical and broadcast documentary featuring best selling author, activist and public figure, Maude Barlow, and her crusade to have water declared a human right, protected from privatization.

THE RAWSIDE OF… THE BOURBON TABERNACLE CHOIR

After a thirteen year hiatus, Canada’s best bar band gets back together for one last gig…

GEORGE STROUMBOULOPOULOS TONIGHT PAKISTAN SPECIAL

To mark the one year anniversary of the devastating Pakistan floods, this special documents George Stroumboulopoulos' experiences in Pakistan.

GIRLS OF LATITUDE

A documentary about young women making a difference in their communities in Colombia, Haiti and South-Sudan, in partnership with Plan Canada for MTV and CTV.

HIV/AIDS TRILOGY

Three half-hour documentaries STEPHEN LEWIS FOUNDATION - TRILOGY about women, orphans and grandmothers infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

MAWAL SABA

Maryem Hassan Tollar sings Mawal Saba, an Arabic love requiem.

LISTEN

Sexsmith & Kerr (Ron Sexsmith and Don Kerr) paddle to a peaceful island where spring is abound.

INSIDE YOUR THREADS

For MuchMusic about sweatshop labour in Mexico and Bangladesh featuring music artists Sam Roberts, Jully Black and Hawksley Workman.

WEIGHT OF MEMORY

Featuring Dancer/Choreographer Peggy Baker. With music "14 Remembered", Pour Annie Turcotte, composed by Ahmed Hassan. In memory of the 14 women slain in the Montreal Massacre.

VOICES OF DISSENT

For the writers profiled in Voices of Dissent: The Struggle For Freedom Of Expression In Turkey, literature is a matter of life and death.

GRIFFIN TRUST FOR EXCELLENCE IN POETRY

Annual documentation of the world’s largest prize for a first edition single collection of poetry written in, or translated into English, from any country in the world.

MUSICIANS IN THE WARZONE

This groundbreaking program bears witness to the impact and affects of war on children. It attracted half-a-million viewers on MuchMusic

MESSAGES

Featuring War-Affected Children from Sri Lanka; Colombia; Sierra Leone; Ghana.

ANI DIFRANCO

A work-in-progress

CHEMICAL VALLEY – KYP HARNESS

In 1994 Canada's very own singer-songwriter Kyp Harness released Welcome to the Revolution, a stark album of raw folk-based music, which included intensely narrative-driven songs like Chemical Valley.