Join Us for a World Premiere, Encore Viewing and Histories Retold in Our November Commemoration

Foyle's War

Fridays November 1-29 at 10:00 p.m.

It's World War II and Detective Chief Christopher Foyle, a Great War veteran, is in home service police uncovering plots, solving murders and stamping out suspicious activities.


Codebreaker: Bletchley Park's Forgotten Heroes

Monday November 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Investigate the previously hidden story of the math and engineering geniuses who broke into Hitler’s own communications network, changing the War and the world.


Greatest Tank Battles

Mondays November 4 - 25 at 10:00 p.m.

Explore armored clashes that transformed history, from the jungles of Vietnam, the mountains of Italy and the fields of Normandy to the wasted beaches of the Pacific Islands.


Mendelssohn, the Nazis and Me

Wednesday November 6 at 9:00 p.m.

Even while Germany was being bombed, the Third Reich was desperately trying to disassociate the Fatherland from the music of its most renowned Jewish composer.


In the Shadow of Hitler

Thursday November 7 at 9:00 p.m.

Andrew Graham-Dixon explores failed artist, Adolf Hitler’s propaganda war against modern art and German artists' inability to deal with Nazism long after the Third Reich.


Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children

Saturday November 9 at 9:00 p.m., Sunday November 10 at 11:00 p.m., and Wednesday November 13 at 9:00 p.m.

His global mission to eradicate the use of child soldiers renews forrmer UN Force Commander Roméo Dallaire's will to live after the genocide in Rwanda he couldn't stop.


First World War from Above

Monday November 11 at 7:00 p.m.

Explore battle destruction from Belgium to Switzerland as seen from an airship in the summer of 1919 juxtaposed with present-day footage retracing that same journey.


The Day We Remember

Monday November 11 at 8:00 p.m.

On this Remembrance Day, "The Agenda" examines the lessons of the First World War. Then, in the summer of 1945, Lieutenant Ed Haddon found himself in Germany, fighting for his country. Ed Haddon joins Steve Paikin to reflect on his time in Canada's service.


The First Movie

Thursday November 14 at 9:00 p.m.

Children in Iraq are terrified and insecure. Filmmaking opens the door for youth in Kurdistan to help deal with the horrors of Saddam Hussein's brutality.


Hitler's Children

Saturday November 16 at 9:00 p.m.

The descendants of the most powerful figures in the Nazi regime have to live with the legacy that permanently associates them with one of the greatest crimes in history.


Churchill's Desert War

Saturday November 23 at 9:00 p.m.

High politics meets grand strategy in an epic encounter between famous generals "Monty” Montgomery and Rommel, the “Desert Fox.” 


Codebreaker

Monday November 25 at 7:00 p.m.

British mathematician, logician and cryptanalyst Alan Turing, with his war-time code breaking machinery, set in motion the computer age and helped save millions of lives.


Also for November Remembrance, videos you can watch now ...

Allan Gregg in Conversation with Dan Bjarnason & Lynne Olson

The authors discuss their books "Triumph at Kapyong," about Korea, Canada's forgotten war, and "Citizens of London," about surviving Britain's darkest hour.


Cato

An idealistic young woman leads a defiant resistance in Nazi Germany. But her anti-war activities and work with P.O.W.s lead to dire consequences. 


The Black Book

The 2006 feature film directed by Paul Verhoeven, stars Carice van Houten as a young Jewish woman who joins the Dutch resistance and infiltrates the Nazi empire.


The Sinking of the Laconia

The captain of a German U-boat torpedoes an enemy troop carrier. Then in an about face, saves the lives of those who nearly perish. (See part 2)


War in the Mind

Soldiers thoughts on war experience and the therapeutic treatment they undergo to help erase the stigma of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.


Paris 1919

Political leaders redraw the map of the world attempting to broker a lasting peace after the Great War.