Heber tender love between a Chinese boy who lives in Buenos Aires, and Jaqueline, a girl from the suburbs. She cares for him, protects and serves as a translator, although he already has three years in Argentina and speaks fairly good Spanish. On that happiness a shadow looms: Heber wants to emigrate, to find his sister in Canada. Love story in two stages: one contemplative, with lovers lost in their youthful love; other harder, threatened by the specter of separation.
Through the lens of graphic design, “Design Canada” follows the transformation of a nation from a colonial outpost to a vibrant and multicultural society. What defines a national identity, is it an anthem? A flag? Is it a logo or icon? How do these elements shape who we are? In the 1960s and 1970s, these questions were answered by an innovative group of Canadian designers, who used design to unify the nation.
In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve it. The hostility of winter in such a harsh place turns this desire into a real threat: freezing in the middle of nowhere. Going behind the backs of the school authorities and the girl's mother, her teacher decides to help her. They set off on this quest for truth, but it is not going to be an easy journey... Their only clue is a small, rusty plate.
Secessionnist movements in Canada outside Quebec.
One Sunday in Canada visits an Italian community in the northwest sector of Montreal, where about half of the city’s 150,000 Italians live.
This model-animation vignette takes a humorous look at the theme of transportation.
In this short film from the Canada Vignettes series, historical events are depicted through simulated 1878 news broadcasts.
The Canadian Grand Prix is an annual auto race held in Canada since 1961. It has been part of the Formula One World Championship since 1967. It was first staged alternating between Mosport and Circuit Mont-Tremblant. After 1971, safety concerns led to the Grand Prix moving permanently to Mosport. In 1978, after similar safety concerns with Mosport, the Canadian Grand Prix moved to its current home on Notre Dame Island in Montreal.
Aerial views of Canada as you travel from east to west
In 1972, a historical ice hockey game series is arranged where the cream of Canadian's professional star players of the National Hockey League against the best of the Soviet Union. Although Canada and the USSR have faced off repeatedly on the amateur level before, most of Canada is smugly convinced that the Soviets will be no match for the pros. However, that assumption is forcefully shot down when Team Canada is soundly trounced in the first game by the skilled Soviet Union team. What follows is a bitter struggle as Team Canada fights to recover in a series that would change Canadian hockey's self-image and history forever.
This Disney Circle-Vision 360-degree film shown at Walt Disney World's EPCOT Center showcases the breathtaking scenery and other visual delights of Canada. Highlights along the coast-to-coast tour include winter sports such as skiing, dog sledding, bobsledding, ice skating, and ice hockey; organ music and the boys choir at Montreal's Cathédrale de Notre Dame; a parade with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; rodeos and the Calgary Stampede; a flight with the Royal Air Force; and a glimpse at all manner of wildlife including geese, possums, wolves, bison, bears and bobcats.
On foot, on a dog sledge, on skies and in a canoe is how Lars Monsen will travel from North East Alaska to the Labrador Coast. This is close to an impossible task but then again is Lars Monsens motto: Everything is possible.
One tiny little mistake and suddenly you’re lost in Canada.
Canada 360 is an epic adventure – capturing a 5-year circumnavigation of the world’s longest coastline from the air. This never-before- seen view of Canada, narrated by director Andrew Killawee – reveals the secrets of Canada’s 3 coastlines, and its southern border with the USA. From the Rocky Mountains, Badlands, Prairies, Canadian Shield, Arctic tundra, and the rugged Atlantic Coast – Canada 360 brings the Canadian landscape to life. On the ground, the film’s team explores dozens of communities, from Toronto to Tuktoyaktuk – meeting hundreds of ordinary Canadians.
Captures the highlights of the weekend in July of 2000 when 80 of the world's tall ships arrived in Halifax Harbour before the start of the race back across the Atlantic Ocean for a trans-Atlantic race.
A view from a helicopter of the ten Canadian provinces in 1966. The result is a big, beautiful and engrossing bird's-eye portrait of the country. Nothing here is quite the same as seen before, even Niagara Falls. Canadians will be thrilled by this panoramic view of familiar territory. Made for international distribution for the Canadian centennial.
Animated journey through Canada to the Canadian national anthem by Norman McLaren collaborator Evelyn Lambart.
Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last film.
Big Brother is a Canadian reality television show in which a group of contestants, known as "HouseGuests", are sequestered in the Big Brother House, under the surveillance of cameras and microphones, for the chance to win a grand prize of $100,000 by being the last remaining HouseGuest. Each week, the HouseGuests vote to evict one of their own until two HouseGuests remain on finale night. The winner is decided by the last seven evicted HouseGuests, known as the Big Brother Jury. The program is based on the original Dutch television series, Big Brother, created in 1997 by John de Mol. The Canadian series is produced by Endemol USA and Insight Productions. Insight Productions has previously produced local Canadian versions of the popular reality television series, Canadian Idol and Canada's Got Talent. In January 2013, Arisa Cox was named as the show's host. The first season premiered on February 27, 2013. On June 5, 2013, it was confirmed that the show will return for a second season. The winner of the first season was Jillian MacLaughlin.
Amateur chefs compete in this Canadian version of the reality-cooking series.Thousands of cooks from across the country apply, but only the Top contenders are asked to audition for the MasterChef Canada judges. Each participant presents their signature dish in hopes of earning a coveted white apron. Only the most talented and creative home cooks will move forward to the MasterChef Canada Kitchen. Each week, the MasterChef Canada judges inspire the home cooks to grow and evolve, pushing them toward culinary greatness. Internationally-acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs Michael Bonacini (co-owner of the Oliver & Bonacini restaurant empire), Claudio Aprile (chef/owner of the celebrated Origin restaurants) and Alvin Leung (owner of the Michelin-starred Bo Innovation in Hong Kong) are the firm-but-fair mentors who take these amateurs on a journey from home cook to haute cuisine.
Top Chef Canada is a reality competition show. The first season premiered on April 11, 2011 on Food Network Canada. The first season consisted of 13 episodes, with 16 contestants vying for a grand prize of $100,000 and a GE Monogram kitchen valued at $30,000. Contestants shopped at Loblaws in season one and McEwan in season two. Like the original American series, each week the chef contestants compete against each other in culinary challenges. Contestants are judged by a panel of professional chefs and other notables from the food and wine industry, with one or more contestants being eliminated each week. The Canadian edition uses the same graphics and music as the American version of the program. Season one of Top Chef Canada was one of Food Network Canada's most highly-rated programs. The network renewed the program for a second season, which began to air on March 12, 2012.
Come Dine With Me Canada is a Canadian reality television series, adapted from the British programme Come Dine With Me. The show debuted November 1, 2010 on the W Network. The show has generally brings five amateur chefs competing against each other hosting a dinner party for the other contestants. Each competitor then rates the host's performance with the winner winning a $1,000 cash prize. An element of comedy is added to the show through comedian Jamie Carr, who provides a dry and "Canadian sarcastic" narration.
The four-part series takes an awe-inspiring look at the world around us, shot with ultra-high-definition cameras that capture sweeping panoramas and extraordinary close-ups of Canada’s majestic terrain and diverse species.
Lars Monsen travels across Canada, encountering wildlife around every corner.
Border Security: Canada's Front Line is a Canadian television program produced by Force Four Entertainment that airs on the National Geographic Channel. The show follows the work of officers of the Canada Border Services Agency as they enforce Canadian customs, quarantine, immigration and finance laws.
Creepy Canada is a Canadian television series that aired on OLN. It focused on paranormal activities around Canada. The show first premiered on October 23, 2002 and began its third season on May 5, 2006. With the third season the show's scope was expanded to include paranormal activity reported in the United States. It was originally hosted by Terry Boyle, and was later hosted by Brian O'Dea, who was also the producer of the show. Creepy Canada's last episode aired on July 28, 2006; the show has stopped producing new episodes.
American favorite "Chopped" heads north of the border to Canada with a familiar format and new host, Toronto native Dean McDermott. Each episode of "Chopped Canada" challenges four professional chefs to turn boxes of mystery ingredients into a three-course meal in a race against the clock. Each course serves as its own round in the competition, and the chef with the least-successful dish — as determined by a panel of judges — is eliminated after each round. The chef who comes out on top following the dessert round wins $10,000 and the title of "Chopped Canada" champion.
Canada's Worst Driver is a Canadian television series on Discovery Channel, based on Britain's Worst Driver, and is part of the Worst Driver television franchise. It and sister series Canada's Worst Handyman are the two highest-rated programs on Discovery Channel. The series is produced by Proper Television, whose president, Guy O'Sullivan, was the director for the original Britain's Worst Driver series; as such, Canada's Worst Driver is considered to be the production company's flagship show. Unlike other Worst series around the world, the Canadian version emphasizes the learning process of the contestants and the science of driving, and as such is often more serious than the other Worst shows around the world, which are mainly played for laughs. It is the longest running of any Worst series to date. The series is also aired dubbed in French in Canada, as the Les zéros de conduite on Canal D.
Made in Canada is a Canadian television situation comedy which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2003. Rick Mercer co-created the program and starred as mercenary TV producer Richard Strong. In the United States, France, Australia and Latin America, the show was syndicated as The Industry. It was produced using a single camera setup.
Wipeout Canada is a reality television series in which multiple contestants compete in numerous obstacle-based challenges. The series is produced by TVtropolis and premiered on that channel on April 3, 2011. The studio hosts are Jonathan Torrens and Ennis Esmer, with Jessica Phillips as the on-site reporter.
Music Canada was a Canadian music television miniseries which aired approximately monthly on CBC Television from 1966 to 1967.
Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcast by Canada's public broadcaster, the CBC. The program airs annually in two distinct editions, the English-language Canada Reads on CBC Radio One, and the French-language Le Combat des livres on Première Chaîne.
About Canada was a on Canadian television series featuring National Film Board films which aired on CBC Television from 1956 to 1957.
Jazz Canada is a Canadian music television series which aired on CBC Television in 1980.
Across Canada was an afternoon program that formerly aired on The Weather Network. The segment ran from early 1999 until mid-2002. The show ran from 3:00PM ET until 7:00 PM ET.
Unexplained Canada is a show that aired on Space, a Canadian cable television station. It was a six-part series coming from many different perspectives of historical/social mysteries. It was hosted by John Robert Colombo and premiered January 2006. The show was produced by KarowPrime Films in Canada.
Sunshine Canada is a Canadian short film television series which aired on CBC Television in 1967.