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Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen
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We see a young Leonard Cohen giving poetry readings, alone, and with family and friends. Donald Brittain's 1965 portrait of the Montreal poet was made before he released his first album.

Land
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With its cheap land and cheap labour, Nicaragua has attracted people from all over the world - all looking to get their own little piece of paradise. It all plays out against a backdrop of yo-yoing land reforms and Daniel Ortega's mutable politics.

The Land Between
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  • August 3, 2014 - 6:00pm

This visually spectacular series explores the newly recognized area in Ontario, Canada, that many people are calling The Land Between

The Large Family
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The hilarious domestic chaos of an all-too human elephant family with big dreams, high hopes and enormous piles of laundry.

Lassie
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Lassie, the world's most famous dog, stars in adventures to appeal to a new generation.

Last Call at the Gladstone Hotel
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This five-year odyssey captures two acrimonious ownership battles, stalled development plans, an emotional staff and the eviction of vulnerable longtime tenants on the way to the dramatic transformation of Toronto's oldest working hotel.

Last Chance to See
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Actor and comedian Stephen Fry and naturalist Mark Cawardine seek out the most vulnerable animals species across the world in this beautifully shot, fascinating and entertaining exploration.

The Last Day of World War One
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The explosive and emotional story of one of the most important days in history: over 11,000 casualties occurred during the final hours of the First World War - many after the Armistice had actually been signed.

The Last Enemy
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An emotional odyssey about a man in search of the truth about what happened to his brother and what has happened to society in a post-9/11 world where heightened national security fears has lead to biometric ID cards, passenger profiling at all major tran

The Last Nazis
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The generation of Nazis that fought during WWII is almost gone, their lives, their actions and their crimes soon to be consigned to history forver. This trilogy of doumentary films tells three compelling stories: the hunt for the most wanted Nazi criminal

The Last Polar Bears
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A grandfather writes to his grandchild about his journey to the North Pole in search of the world's last polar bears. He takes with him a golf-bag full of their equipment and a travelling companion, Roo - a dog of character and strong opinions. Bas

The League of Super Citizens
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  • July 26, 2014 - 2:56pm
  • August 2, 2014 - 2:56pm

Super Citizens are community heroes who flex their brains and biceps to make the world a better place, one good deed at a time.

Learning From Light: The Vision of I.M. Pei
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An exploration of the work of renowned architect I.M. Pei.

Legacy of Terror: The Bombing of Air India
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On June 22, 1985 Air India Flight 182 out of Toronto bound for Bombay exploded just off the coast of Ireland. Filmmaker Shelley Saywell explores the painful aftermath of the deadliest act of aviation terrorism in Canadian history.

Lemur Street
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In a parallel format to Meerkat Manor series, Lemur Street is an animal reality 'drama' exploring two warring gangs of lemurs who live as neighbours on the tropical island paradise of Madagascar. Each gang consists of 20 ring-tailed lemurs, both ruled by

Liberia 77
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Photographers Jeff and Andrew Topham return to Liberia to revisit and re-shoot their childhood Eden.

Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings
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Beyond the gold and the lapis lazuli, behind the Pharaohs and their tombs, stands the beating heart of Ancient Egypt; the people.

Life in Cold Blood
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"Reptiles and amphibians," comments David Attenborough, "are sometimes thought of as primitive, dull and dimwitted. In fact, of course, they can be lethally fast, spectacularly beautiful, surprisingly affectionate and very sophisticated." Using the very l

A Life in Movement
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A powerfully rendered take on art and artists, creativity and our own mortality - exploring dancer and choreographer Tanja Liedtke.

Life in Movement
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  • July 26, 2014 - 10:00pm
  • July 27, 2014 - 2:00am

A powerfully rendered take on art and artists, creativity and our own mortality - exploring dancer and choreographer Tanja Liedtke.

The Life of Me
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The Madness of the Arts Festival features the work of mentally ill performers from seven countries.

Life on the Heater
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An intimate portrait of a group of homeless people who congregate on a heating vent near the Department of National Defence building in Ottawa. They reveal the cycle of poverty, addiction, disease, and death they face on daily basis, and the sense of

Life's A Twitch
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He barks, spits and shakes.  He's also funny and brilliant. Duncan McKinlay has Tourette Syndrome.

Lilies
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Set in the years immediately following the first World War, Lilies tells the tough, funny and sometimes heart-breaking story of three sisters, coming-of-age in a vivid, sensual and sometimes savage world.

Lilly
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Thanks to the help of an arcane book, a special amulet and her new-found witch powers, Lilly can travel to places, times and myths she has only dreamed of. But magic is not all abracadabra, especially when the bumbling dragon Hector interferes.

A Lion in the House
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Award winning filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert follow five families over six years - each with a child fighting cancer. The result is a deeply compassionate, moving story of hope, love and human resilience. The film explores the medical staff wh

Listen To This
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Pianist Thompson Egbo-Egbo starts a music program at a school in an inner city neighbourhood.

Little Bear
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A toddler bear and his animal friends explore the world, get into mischief, try new things, solve their problems and celebrate their differences, all under the watchful eye of mother bear. Based on the "Little Bear" books written by Else Holmelund Mi

The Little Black School House
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Many of the students who attended Canada's all-black schools look back on the experience with conflicting feelings: fondness for the dedication of their black teachers, and outrage at being denied a right fundamental to democracy, equal access to edu

Little Dorrit
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A victim of her father's debts, Little Dorrit has spent her childhood behind the heavy, iron doors of the Marshalsea Prison in London. Will a chance meeting change her future? Timely and topical adaptation of Dickens' tale of debt and financial corruption

The Little Prince
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  • August 3, 2014 - 2:00pm
  • August 3, 2014 - 2:50pm

The Little Prince travels from planet to planet, braving danger and discovering vast and enchanted worlds.

Little Princess
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  • July 27, 2014 - 7:30am
  • August 3, 2014 - 7:30am

In this animated series, based on the books by Tony Ross, the Little Princess is curious, confident, full of energy and prone to the odd tantrum when things don't go her way.

The Little Reindeer
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One Christmas Eve, a young boy finds a special present on his rooftop - a little reindeer! They quickly become secret friends.

Little Wilfey Bear
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  • July 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
  • July 23, 2014 - 12:30pm

Little Wilfey Bear is a playful, gentle fun-loving little bear on his adventures discovering the world.

Locomotion: Dan Snow's History of Railways
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Dan Snow reveals how the making of the British railway network had a colossal impact on Britain and left a breathtaking impression on the world.

London Hospital
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Set in the heart of the East End amid horrific danger and poverty, this drama based on the lives and case notes of doctors, nurses and patients at the Royal London Hospital a century ago resonates today. Some issues, like funding crises, terrorist threats

Lone Twin
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Twins fascinate us. But what happens when one of them dies? Having lost her franternal twin brother at age 20 in a tragic accident, filmmaker Anna Van der Wee explores the impact of being a lone twin for most of her life.

Lonely Boy
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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.

Lonesome George and the Battle for Galápagos
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Lonesome George is the last remaining Pinta Island giant tortoise; when he dies, his race will be extinct. He has become a symbol of the battle to preserve the unique wildlife of his native Galapagos Islands which are under threat from illegal fishin

Long Distance Love
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Russia has one of the largest migrant populations in the world, and its illegal migrant workforce is estimated at 12 to 16 million. Alisher (18) from Kyrgystan leaves his pregnant wife Dildora and travels 3,5000 km to Moscow to find work. As an illeg

Longford
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A respected politician stakes his name and career to campaign for a notorious serial killer. Jim Broadbent and Samantha Morton star. Based on a true story.

Losing It
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Life doesn't stop when Dad gets testicular cancer, either for him or the people around him. Work still has to be done, the boss placated, clients handled, bills paid and family cared for. But in the end, things can't carry on as normal when they're n

Lost Bohemia
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For over 100 years, the most significant 20th century artists and performers have lived and worked in the 165 landmark Studios atop Carnegie Hall - this film documents the history of this building from the inside.

Lost and Found
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A boy journeys to the South Pole to help his lost friend get home.

The Lost Highway
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Once the main road between Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario's Highway 7 is now a black ribbon of failed businesses and derelict properties. What happened? And why, despite the hardship, do some think it can be turned around?

Lost in Austen
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  • July 27, 2014 - 3:00am

A thoroughly modern heroine threatens to ruin one of the world's greatest literary love stories in this ingenious re-invention of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice.

Lost Kingdoms of Africa
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Home to nearly a billion people, Africa has an incredible diversity of communities and cultures, yet we know little of its past. But researchers and archaeologists are uncovering a range of histories as impressive and extraordinary as anywhere else i

The Lost Kingdoms of South America
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Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper reveals the true character of this stunning continent through its culture, people and landscapes.

The Lost Libraries of Timbuktu
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Timbuktu: once a desert trading post, grew into a golden city with three "universities" and huge manuscript libraries founded some decades before Oxford and Cambridge in England. This was the seat of an African literary tradition that the West didn't

Lovable
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Alan Zweig explores the searches for love, relationships and belonging, and all the things that get in the way of finding them. The third in an autobiographical mirror trilogy (with Vinyl and I, Curmudgeon).

The Love of Money
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In September 2008, capitalism looked like it was on the brink of collapse. This is the story of how the crash was caused, how it developed, and what the long-term consequences will be; featuring exclusive interviews with many of the major players, key com

Lucian Freud: Portraits
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Lucian Freud may be best known for his portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The artist is seen through the eyes of those best placed to study him - his sitters. They range from the aristocracy to fellow painters David Hockney and Celia Paul, from ex-lover