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C.W. Jefferys: Picturing History
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C.W. Jefferys made Canadian history leap off the page. Through the artist's own words, expert opinions, and personal accounts from his daughters and grandson, Jefferys' life and work, and with them Canada's cultural past, are brought to life.

Caligula with Mary Beard
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Mary explores the 'real' Caligula in an array of unexpected places. From Germania to Capri, from Rome to Lake Nemi, she exposes and analyses historical accounts and assembles tantalising fragments of evidence.

Can Dogs Smell Cancer?
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A pet dog spontaneously alerts its owner to a potential cancer. Could the dog be an even better friend to man than we imagined? An astonishing new scientific study suggests the dog could be better at diagnosing cancer than current technology. Another

Canada 1812: Forged in Fire
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Canada 1812: Forged in Fire is a six-part series bringing to light the real people who took part in this seminal moment in North American history.

Canada Over the Edge
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  • October 25, 2014 - 6:00pm
  • October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm

This series explores the features that define Canada: the most expansive coastline in the world and the world's longest undefended border

Canada's War in Colour
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The story of World War II from the pespective of Canadian participants told through actual colour film from the period and excerpts from the diaries and letters of real people.

Canadian Waterways
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Canterbury Tales
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Carny
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An intimate and gritty social issues cultural study that follows travelling fairground workers who have abandoned the security of the "real world" for the refuge and variety of the road, despite their struggles with poverty and loneliness.

Carts of Darkness
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Murray Siple's documentary follows a group of homeless men who have combined bottle picking with the extreme sport of racing shopping carts down the steep hills of North Vancouver.

Cat Ladies
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  • October 26, 2014 - 11:02pm

"Cat Ladies" unravels the real story behind the oft-ridiculed 'cat lady' - a cultural stereotype and figure of ridicule for women of a certain age with too many furry companions.

Cato
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  • November 5, 2014 - 9:00pm
  • November 6, 2014 - 12:00am

An exploration of the life and death of a 22 year old German woman in WWII who opposed the Nazis.

Cats of Mirikitani
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Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps and later of homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him into her home, the two embark on a

Cavedigger
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This Oscar nominated documentary explores an unusually driven creative eccentric. Using only hand tools Ra Paulette sculpts magnificent and intricate cave complexes under New Mexico's arid landscape.

Cervantes and the Legend of Don Quixote
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Exploring the life and times of Miguel de Cervantes and the legacy of the work many recognize as the first modern novel.

Cervantes and the Legend of Don Quixote
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We know the knight of La Mancha as an image, an icon, an old and shabby man going through an impoverished Spain riding his old and tired horse. But why is Don Quixote a classic, and what does it tell of a truly exciting period of European history

The Champagne Safari
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Multimillionaire industrial pioneer, amateur explorer, high-society host, and suspected Nazi collaborator Charles Eugene Bedaux died suddenly in an American prison during World War II. Newly found 50-year-old footage helps chronicle his meteoric rise

Champagne Spy
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A playboy with a Nazi past, Wolfgang Lotz courted the well-heeled and well-connected in Egyptian government. In reality his name was Ze'ev Gur Arie, a husband and father, and an agent with MOSSAD, the Israeli intelligence agency. It was a life in t

A Change of View
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TVO's acclaimed series of social issue documentaries acquired from around the world. The films are controversial, hard-hitting and provocative. Some are bizarre. All are exceptional.

Chaorismatic -David Altmejd Sculptor
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Journey into the strange yet beautiful world of Montréal artist David Altmejd.

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life
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How and why did Darwin come up with his theory of evolution? Why do we think he was right? And why is it more important now than ever before? David Attenborough marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the pu

Charlie Bird Explores the Ganges
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Charlie Bird heads for India to explore one of the most enchanting rivers on the planet: the mighty and sacred River Ganges. From sea to source, Charlie battles from the Bay of Bengal to the mighty Himalaya along a river that defines this wakening economi

Charlie and Lola
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  • October 25, 2014 - 7:43am
  • November 1, 2014 - 7:42am

Charlie and Lola are brother and sister. This fun-filled animated series tells how they handle the little issues that young children encounter every day.

Cheating Death
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After a brush with death, Gyasi Ferdinand, a Regent Park gangbanger known as J9, turned his life around. Now a youth pastor, the charismatic Ferdinand reflects on the lessons he has learned from his bad choices.

Cherished
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Imagine the anguish of losing three children to sudden infant death syndrome. Then imagine being locked up in jail, accused of their murder.

Chichester's Choice
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Toronto independent filmmaker Simonee Chichester's father abandoned his wife and daughter when she was six. When she hears he is homeless and dying of tuberculosis on the streets of Sao Paolo, she decides to go in search of him - and to document th

Child Genius
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Is genius made or born? And is it really a gift or can it be a curse? Mikail Ali at 3 is Mensa's youngest member. Michael Dowling at 11 is a published children's author and is learning seven languages including Mandarin and Old Norse. For some famili

Child Genius 2
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Following the lives of some of Britain's most gifted children.

The Children
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Provocative and discomfiting, this drama exposes a tragedy of modern family life, revealing family relationships torn apart by love and hate.

Children of The Park
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Set in Managua, the film explores the universal issue of second generation street children.

China Blue
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What neither China nor the international retail companies want us to see: how the clothes we buy are actually made. Shot clandestinely in China, under difficult conditions, this film offers a nuanced and tender portrait of the daily lives of two youn

Chinese Daughters
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Two Canadian families who adopt abandoned infant girls from China pledge to the Chinese government to raise their daughters with an appreciation of Chinese history and culture.

Chinese School
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Chinese School takes as its subject one small town in rural Anhui and focuses on the lives of a group of families, children and teachers from the primary to high school levels during the course of a single academic year.

The Choir
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  • October 25, 2014 - 10:30pm

In the show's emotional fourth season, charismatic choirmaster Gareth Malone works with the wives of British armed servicemen who have been deployed to Afghanistan.

Chopin Saved My Life
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A moving film exploring the incredible transformative power of Chopin's Ballade Number 1, a piece of music that has cast a spell on millions of people around the world.

Chosen
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A subject often whispered but rarely spoken about - the sexual abuse of boys by teachers in Britain's private schools.

Chris Giannou: War Surgeon
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A veteran triage surgeon for the International Committee of the Red Cross, Canadian Chris Giannou has been surrounded by human misery for nearly 30 years. He shares his experiences, his views on Middle East politics, and his concerns about the changi

Chubby Chaser
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Chubby Chaser questions North America's perception of feminine beauty. It's a story about sexual identity told by a man in love with the voluptuous female figure.

Churchill's Desert War: The Road to El Alamein
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This compelling film marks the 70th anniversary of this crucial Second World War episode by examining the high politics and grand strategy behind the many myths that have grown around it.

Churchill's First World War
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Re-examines the darkest hours of one of the 20th century's most remarkable heroes.

Citizen Black
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Following a tumultuous period in the life of controversial media baron Conrad Black as he went from being the toast of New York, London, and Toronto high society to being shunned by the elite when scandal hit.

Citizen Lambert: Joan of Architecture
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A portrait of architect and philanthropist Phyllis Lambert, who has made a significant contribution to cultural heritage and architecture in Canada and abroad.

Civics 101
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Civics 101 illustrates how the provincial political process works and how citizens participate in that process enhancing their civic engagement.

Civics 101 Animations
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Short-form animations and interactives explore issues in civic engagement.

Close Up: Photographers at Work
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Director Rebecca Dreyfus illuminates both the art and craft of photography equally through a series of probing, revelatory interviews with those that have lived their lives behind the lens.

Close Up: Portraits
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Close Up: Portraits features a roster of the world's top photographers caught in the creative act behind the camera.

Coast
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  • October 25, 2014 - 5:00am
  • October 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

This series takes a journey around the coast of the United Kingdom, exploring the fascinating natural history, history, wildlife, and biology and uncovering unique personal stories.

Coast Australia
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This beautifully-shot series features some of the most incredible sights in Australia, as it focuses on the history, people, archaeology, geography and marine life of the country's stunning coastline

Coast Modern
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The film showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture.

The Code
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Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy reveals a hidden numerical code that underpins all nature. A code that has the power to explain everything from the numbers and shapes we see all around us, to the rules that govern our own lives.

Codebreaker
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Codebreaker tells the story of one of the most important people of the 20th century, Alan Turing.

Codebreaker: Bletchley Park's Lost Heroes
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The extraordinary, but previously hidden, story of a British engineer, Tommy Flowers, and a talented British mathematician, Bill Tutte.

The Collaborator and His Family
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An exploration of the affects of political collaboration on a family.

Coma
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Liz Garbus's insightful documentary explores the mysteries of the injured brain and its ability to heal as it follows four patients at a top medical facility for the treatment of head trauma over the course of a year.

Coming Down the Mountain
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David (Nicholas Hoult) falls in love for the first time and life couldn't be better. The only fly in the ointment is his 17-year-old brother, Ben (Tommy Jessop), who has Down syndrome. And the family's world revolves around Ben's needs.

Continuous Journey
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Filmmaker Ali Kazimi looks into a little-known chapter in Canadian history when the Komagata Maru, a ship carrying 376 would-be immigrants from India, was turned away from the port of Vancouver in 1914.

Conversation with Edward de Bono
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Helen Hutchinson talks to author Edward de Bono about different kinds of thinking, including lateral, logical, and computer thinking.

Cope
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Cope is a probing series of half-hour programs that talk to today's youth. Host John De Lazzer's relaxed, informal approach encourages parents and teens to talk freely about such issues as birth control, suicide,

Corporate Speeches & Presentations
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TVO is Ontario's public educational media organization and a trusted source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires, and stimulates curiosity and thought.

The Corporation
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150 years ago, the corporation was a relatively insignificant institution. Today, it is a vivid, dramatic, and pervasive presence in all our lives. Like the Church, the Monarchy and the Communist Party in other times and places, the corporation is to

Corpus
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CORPUS chronicles Connie Diletti's journey across North America as she decides what she's going to do with her body after she dies.

The Cosmos: A Beginner's Guide
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This series looks at how we discovered the nature of our universe. Host Adam Hart-Davis recreates early experiments and meets scientists making cutting edge discoveries about the Cosmos today.

The Country House Revealed
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Six of Britain's greatest private country houses throw open their doors and release their secrets to historian Dan Cruickshank.

Coup!
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This tale of audacity, incompetence and betrayal follows upper-class Brit Simon Mann (Jared Harris) through his attempt to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea and how Mark Thatcher (Robert Bathurst), son of former prime minister Margaret Th

Creatures of the Cork Forest
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Every time we weigh which bottle of wine to buy, we hold the fate of nightingales, rare black storks, secretive wild cats and a remarkable tree in our hands. The cork oak is the only tree in the world whose bark can be periodically removed without ki

Crimes of the Heart
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In an attempt to understand why he suspects his girlfriend is cheating on him, filmmaker John Haslett Cuff interviews his mother and a number of other women who have a wide range of experiences with adultery about their affairs and their relationship

Criminal Justice
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An uncompromising and insightful look at the criminal justice system through the experience of one woman. Juliet Miller, a woman who suffers from depression, travels through the justice system accused of stabbing her husband. Under constant scrutiny of po

Crisis Point: Can You Change the World?
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TVO's Gemini award-winning series features the best in provocative and often controversial point-of-view documentaries commissioned from Canada's independent filmmakers.

Crisis Point: Can You Change the World?
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TVO's Gemini award-winning series features the best in provocative and often controversial point-of-view documentaries commissioned from Canada's independent filmmakers.

Critter Corner
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Meet animals from all over the world, big or small, furry or shiny.

Cuckoo
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Unraveling the secret and scandalous world of the infamous cuckoo bird, known to match its eggs so perfectly to those of another bird species that they remain in the host's nest undetected.