CBC Spring 2020 Thursday night

hot docs at home

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

Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art
CBC
Schedule:

Thursday April 16, 2020 at 8 PM

 

9/11 Kids

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

9/11 Kids
CBC
Schedule:

Thursday April 23, 2020 at 8 PM

 

Finding Sally

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

Finding Sally
CBC
Schedule:

Thursday April 30, 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

Meat The Future
CBC
Schedule:

Thursday May 7 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

They Call Me Dr. Miami
CBC
Schedule:

Thursday May 14, 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

The Walrus and the Whistleblower
CBC
Schedule:

Thursday May 28, 2020 at 8 PM

 

Influence

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

Influence
CBC
Schedule:

Thursday May 21, 2020 at 8 PM

 

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