What is a documentary? TVO's Chantal Braganza asks this question of filmmakers Charles Officer, Min Sook Lee and Lewis Gordon, and finds the definition of "documentary" is surprisingly elastic. This video by Matthew O'Mara is part of a series introducing TVO's Short Doc Contest 2018.
Apr 04, 2018
- October 23, 2019 - 44:28Believe it or not, many scuba divers want to see great whites up close, and photographers want dramatic shots. But how do you get the sharks to where you want them?
- October 23, 2019 - 29:02Known as the world's most prolific bicycle thief, Igor Kenk was notorious even before his high-profile arrest in Toronto in 2008. Ten years later in Switzerland, Igor reflects on his past and his new life.
- October 23, 2019 - 1:29:44Why are we so easily seduced by propaganda? Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies traces the history of the art of persuasion from ancient cave art to the present, where we are bombarded by more propaganda than ever before.
- October 22, 2019 - 26:19This documentary follows several refugee families during their first 19 days in Canada at a resettlement centre in Calgary.
- October 22, 2019 - 1:12:44In 1986, Carlo Petrini founded the ArciGola Gastronomic Association in Italy and three years later in Paris, launched Slow Food, an international anti-fast-food resistance movement
- October 22, 2019 - 51:25Finds include the mystery of 97 babies murdered by the Thames, a Roman coin hoard found in Somerset, and a man buried on a layer of dead animals.
- October 22, 2019 - 53:22An examination of the methods used by Idi Amin, Uganda's self-declared ,President for Life, to seize power and rule brutally for 8 years, causing the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.
- October 22, 2019 - 50:48Indira Gandhi was always destined for greatness. As the first female leader of the world's largest democracy, she inherited a country plagued by poverty, famine and social injustice.
- October 21, 2019 - 53:20What is the superfood industry's effect on the lives of families who grow and gather foods such as quinoa, teff, coconuts, and wild salmon?
- October 22, 2019 - 12:26Ontario Hubs journalists discuss the outcome of the federal election.
- October 22, 2019 - 41:25The Agenda's panel of journalists and party strategists discusses the federal election.
- October 18, 2019 - 8:00The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
- October 18, 2019 - 5:24Indigenous Ontario Hub reporter Shelby Lisk discusses how Indigenous nations choose leaders.
- October 18, 2019 - 26:48The Agenda welcomes Pat Sorbara to discuss her memoir, "Let 'Em Howl: Lessons from a Life in Backroom Politics."
- October 18, 2019 - 13:45Erin Kelly is CEO of Advanced Symbolics Inc., and as she's done throughout this federal campaign, she's joins The Agenda to discuss what Polly is picking up as the race comes to a close.
- October 17, 2019 - 17:51The Agenda discusses controversy around the effectiveness of mammograms.
- October 17, 2019 - 36:51The Agenda discusses what the federal parties have planned for health care policy.
- October 16, 2019 - 35:43The Agenda discusses why there is a conversation deficit in the election campaign about the country's debt.
- Trudeau's Liberals re-elected with a minority
- What’s a hung Parliament, and how does it work?
- Polly takes one last look at the polls
- How Toronto and Queen’s Park got on the same transit track
- The election issue we haven’t been talking about
- Why Jagmeet Singh is the one to watch
- Why winning the most seats doesn’t always mean winning the election
- ANALYSIS: Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are looking at a minority in the House of Commons — but they still have a chance to make moves on climate change, pharmacare, and more.
- The Tories failed to make inroads in Ontario. Maybe the province’s premier could actually have boosted their chances.