In 1974, Bachman Turner Overdrive was one of the biggest bands in the world with classics like Takin' Care of Business and You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet. This is the story of its founder Randy Bachman, from his early days with The Guess Who with hits like American Woman, to today. As one of the few legendary artists to reach #1 in two separate bands, Bachman's singularly focused goal of creating music has taken him from spectacular highs to crushing lows and back again, where today he reigns as one of the most prolific and iconic artists in the history of Canadian music. Featuring interviews with Bachman's friends, family and fans including Neil Young, Alex Lifeson (Rush), Peter Frampton, Buffy Saint-Marie, Paul Shaffer and Chris Jericho.
Writer/Director John Barnard
Production Company Fairpoint Films
Thursday July 2, 2020 at 8 PM
In the summer of 2015, former US Marine and world record weightlifter Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski was publicly outed as being transgender. The reaction was universal: her sponsors abandoned her, she was disowned by her parents, banned from competing, and she changed her name to “Janae”.
This film follows Janae as she attempts to find her place in society. Initially wanting to strip off the muscle and become a much smaller looking woman, she found herself unable to lose the muscle she so desperately gained. She now finds herself living one day as an alpha male and the next day as a delicate girl. Will Janae be able to handle her muscle relapses? Will her passage from being a male bring her redemption or physical and psychological disaster?
Writer/Director Michael Del Monte
Production Company Storystream Creative
Thursday June 25, 2020 at 8 PM
The Accountant of Auschwitz
The Accountant of Auschwitz is a gripping look at the race against time to prosecute the last living Nazi war criminals before it's too late. Gröning's trial reflects not only one frail bookkeeper's penitence, but the world's responsibility to hold the worst of human horrors forever to public view. Bringing war criminals to justice, with no statute of limitations, asks fundamental moral questions with few simple answers. From Nuremberg to the new alt-right, The Accountant of Auschwitz constructs a stark reminder that those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.
Writer/Director Matthew Shoycet
Production Company TLNT Productions Inc.
Thursday June 11, 2020 at 8 PM
A whistleblower, her lawyer, world class scientists, cancer survivors and those who have lost their lives, strip a dominant pharmaceutical company of all credibility in this powerful documentary film, while exposing the hard truths about dangerous, unregulated chemicals and toxins in cosmetics and care products.
Production Company White Pine Pictures
“Engrossing”; “will make you rifle through your medicine cabinet” – Samantha Edwards, NOW Magazine
“The film empowers women to support companies and institutions that understand a woman’s right to feel beautiful without compromising her health” – Pat Mullen, POV Magazine
Thursday June 4, 2020 at 8 PM
The Walrus and the Whistleblower
A whistleblower is sued for $1.5 million for plotting to steal a walrus and launches into a personal quest against the backdrop to end marine mammal captivity.
Director Nathalie Bibeau
Thursday May 28, 2020 at 8 PM
A story of influence and weaponized communication centering on the infamous Lord Tim Bell and his associates, known for their controversial geopolitical spin-doctoring.
Writers/Directors Diana Neille, Richard Poplak
Production Company Eye Steel Film
Thursday May 21, 2020 at 8 PM
They Call Me Dr. Miami
Dr. Miami is the "most famous plastic surgeon of the universe". While chasing fame, can this Orthodox Jewish father of five carry on with his gimmick and still preserve his identity?
Director Jean-Simon Chartier
Production Company Cargo Film & Releasing
Thursday May 14, 2020 at 8 PM
Meat The Future
The prospect of meat consumption doubling by 2050 is a wake-up call for solutions. The planet’s future may lie with “cell-based meat,” a food science that grows meat from animal cells, without the need to slaughter animals.
Writer/Director Liz Marshall
Production Company Meat The Future
Thursday May 7 2020, at 8 PM
A personal investigation into the mysterious life of the director's aunt Sally, an Ethiopian aristocrat-turned-communist-rebel who disappeared during the Ethiopian Revolution.
Writer/Director Tamara Mariam Dawit
Production Company CatBird Films
Thursday April 30, 2020 at 8 PM
It's the most famous whisper in American history. President Bush learns of the 9/11 attacks while sitting in front of 16 schoolchildren. This is the untold story of those kids. Today they are in their mid-20s and offer a fascinating window into post 9/11 America.
Writer/Director Elizabeth St. Philip
Production Company Saloon Media
Thursday April 23, 2020 at 8 PM
Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art
This documentary investigates and exposes the events, high-society characters and con artists that brought such a bizarre and sudden end to what was one of the world's best-known art galleries M. Knoedler & Co.
Writer/Director Barry Avrich
Production Company Melbar Entertainment Group
Thursday April 16, 2020 at 8 PM
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