The architecture specialist Philippe Lupien takes us on a tour each week of houses in different regions of Quebec and introduces us to their residents. Whether the houses are old or new, classic or avant-garde, they are the [...]
Authors, composers and singers tell the stories behind the significant songs in their repertoires. Secrets are revealed that demonstrate the profoundly human side of the creative process.
Two dancers and a musician in North America explore the movement and rhythms. The magic of an encounter with the Argentine dancers swung into the world of dance of the gauchos in Argentina, a mixture of Quechua and Spanish [...]
Thrift Hunters is a hilarious, fast paced shopping extravaganza, following the adventures of thrifting gurus, Jason Smith and Bryan Goodman. Thrifting isn’t just a hobby for Jason and Bryan, it’s a modern day [...]
From an esthetic approach of fashion, the series offers both an historical and social vision of its subject. Fasion Quest offers anecdotes about the creation, evolution and transformation of clothing throughout [...]
For many of us, hypnosis remains a mystery. Scientific studies show that humans use only a small portion of the brain’s actual potential. Hypnosis : A window into the mind is a foray into the latest scientific [...]
It is almost impossible today not to know that smoking causes several illnesses, including lung cancer. Even smokers are aware of the disturbing statistics. But what stops them from butting out even when it is a question of [...]
Despite the doubts of many people, alternative medicine is increasingly being considered as a type of complement to traditional medicine. The documentary series Homéo, chiro et cie presents this movement to combine [...]
The series Manger explores all the significant questions related to food and nutrition. Can you really prevent cancer by eating certain fruits and vegetables? Do fad diets really help you lose weight? Has eating [...]
Throughout history, man had to overcome many trials and tribulations: private property generated the first wars, cattle carry devastating diseases, over‐population generates famines. Nonetheless, Homo Sapiens persevere [...]
Des Québécois au front describes different historical episodes of war as they were experienced by Canadians. The series presents dramatic stories that challenge your reason, stories that speak of hope and surprising [...]
This is documentary series retraces a century and a half of the country’s history, through the epic tale of the arrival of the train in Canada and the passion of the builders with the crazy dream to unite each meter of this [...]
Odyssey: Canada's maritime brings us to dive into our past and history. The program shows us the impacts of navigation in the development and history of Canada. Woven anecdotes, tragedies and triumphs, Odyssey: [...]
This show presents the significant moments in the history of the development of the Caisses Desjardins, recalling it's fundamental values that distinguish the institution, and demonstrating its modernity and [...]
Montréal, March 12, 1996. After the Montreal Canadiens played their last match at the Montreal Forum, it closed its doors forever. This docudrama recalls the history of Quebec through sporting, cultural, political, and [...]
Based on different interviews and images from the film Piché: The Landing of a Man, we understand how having his life brought to the big screen affected Robert Piché, and how the writer, director, and actors were [...]
In Le dépassement de soi, two actors face the incredible challenge of intensive training to become credible boxers in order to film the movie La ligne brisée. We discover just how good an athlete you have [...]
Offenbach à l’Oratoire is a cultural event that took place during an exciting era: unconventional masses were no longer as popular with youngsters who were looking for freedom by defying established religious and [...]
While the monks of the Abbey of Saint-Benoit-du-Lac, Quebec, repeatedly intone sacred songs, we hear a mix of evidence given by a monk and a few personalities who speak on universal themes discussed in the Gregorian chants: [...]
La mer de Cortez offers the opportunity to follow the extraordinary adventure of Alfredo Barroso, a young biologist madly in love with the ocean. His passion is to capture on film the incredible beauty of the Sea of [...]
The series Surviving the wild shows us how certain endangered species succeed in overcoming the obstacles to their survival and how they adapt to their constantly changing environments.
See insects populate the ground, conquer the air, evolve under water. Observe them living in symbiosis with plants, animals they live with, share the planet with humans. In the company of famed entomologist and founder of [...]
Who is Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO of the Cirque du Soleil? How did this athletic young man from Grand-Mère who was headed for a career in journalism become this world-renowned businessman? How did he become the [...]
Jacques Parizeau leaves nobody indifferent. He is a man with an acute mind whose achievements and past career are not particularly well known. The story of his life reveals certain less-known facets of the politician and the [...]
A Species’ Odyssey tells the story of Man’s origins, from the first steps of australopithecus, the development of the first tools along the African Rift Valley, the first controlled fire in China, the first burials [...]
In less than a decade the United States was pummeled by the two costliest hurricanes in history. Thousands were left homeless and the tourism industry lay in ruins. Water goes where it wants to and when a storm surge rolls [...]
Eccentric entrepreneur David Grainger might like to fly planes, ride horses and race boats but his true love has led him to one career and there’s nothing blue-collar about it. At The Guild of Automotive Restorers, David [...]
Dangerous Flights is the real deal: a high testosterone action adventure series on the edge of aviation’s final frontier, starring the daring mavericks who risk their lives in the high-danger, no-holds-barred, [...]
It’s Spring Break-Up in the Alberta Oil Patch and the Kings of the Canadian North are on the move. Cody, Mike, Hutch and Kelly are going South – but they’re not partying in Daytona Beach or Cancun. They’ve landed a job in [...]
What's that about, is an outstanding documentary series that shows us the secrets of novel objects that surround us.
With worldwide vaccination campaigns against smallpox and the discovery of antibiotics in the mid 1940s, science promised us a germ-free third century. However, humanity must once again face its old enemies: viruses, [...]
Through the workings of popular and elite sports, La machine sportive presents the ins and outs of sports in Canada. The objective is to discover what goes on behind the scenes. How does the sports industry work? [...]
Behind every sports achievement is an army of engineers, computer scientists, nutritionists and massage therapists, all of them working year after year to achieve a desired result. The sciences & technology of [...]
Biotechnology opens the doors to future applications that were, until now, considered science fiction. Reprogramming cells, correcting genes, growing organs and cells can lead us to a world where we can control the [...]
The series Technopolis - How cities works examines a number of sectors in which systems integration has transformed single-function technical devices into complex systems offering improved efficiency and [...]
For nearly a century, Canada was a haven for military training of armed forces from several allied countries. Bomb Hunters is a documentary series that shows men and women who practice one of the most dangerous jobs [...]
Treated like a work of fiction, this documentary series analyzes murder cases chosen from recent Canadian judicial stories, in an effort to understand what triggered the tragic events. Each episode contains interviews [...]
In the series Maisons de fous, we can discover the world of group homes, external residences affiliated with the Psychiatric Hospital Louis-H. Lafontaine. The series makes public images of the stark reality of [...]
Trashopolis features lavish photography, renowned international experts and a story that’s never been told. From the majestic skyscrapers of Manhattan to the dark catacombs of Paris, the stunning ruins of Rome, the [...]
In 1978, the journalism professor Florian Sauvageau and the director and author Jacques Godbout wrote Derrière l’image, which described the passage from the written to the audiovisual medium. Thirty years later, [...]
Si c’était vrai tells the stories of ordinary people who experience extraordinary things. It describes the extraordinary experience of those who proudly admit to being "average".
The goal of Gang de rue is simple: show five youngsters, aged 18 to 25, how to change the world one step at a time. Guided by Dan Bigras, they get involved in their communities, their neighborhoods and their [...]
Being Beautiful tells the stories of women of various cultures who share a common passion: beauty. This documentary series explores the complex nature of beauty and the ways in which women around the world are torn [...]
Caméra tout terrain is a voyeuristic trip to very different worlds. Whether extreme, marginal, original, exhibitionist, clandestine, bored or passionate, the people who inhabit these spheres are making their dreams [...]
La vie à vifis a documentary about young people living in Youth Centres and their educators. The program reveals an environment that is not well known, if at all. It helps the audience understand the daily [...]
Superwoman... Ras-le-bol! highlights women’s frustration by presenting a social critique of the modern lifestyle. It is also a healthy outlet that enables women to explore their behavior and quirks with a strong [...]
This documentary series focuses its lens on crimes that stand out in the annals of justice because they are not committed by the psychopathic murderers. They are the uncommon crimes, committed by common people. Each [...]
Jeux de société is an investigative documentary series with the goal of discovering and better understanding the micro-societies that comprise Quebec society. Each show presents a portrait of one of these [...]
Rumors of Brother André’s miracles attract millions of pilgrims to the Saint Joseph’s Oratory each year. With utmost respect for the beliefs and sensitivities of all, Rumeurs de miracles explores the legends of the [...]
Double mixte meets with multiethnic couples that are becoming a growing part of the urban landscape. They describe their everyday lives, their plans and their dreams.
D'ici et d'ailleurs helps us discover the values, the flavors, the music and the colors that Canadians from different origins carry inside themselves. By entering the homes of our characters, the camera illustrates [...]
Since 1980, more than 250 apparitions of the Virgin have been recorded worldwide. Each year millions of pilgrims, sick and desperate travel to places of pilgrimage. Although we live in a materialistic era, Apparitions of [...]
These three films study the murderous deviations of four sects, each with an ominous international reputation: Jim Jones’ People’s Temple, David Koresh’s Branch Davidians, Shoko Asahara’s Aum Shinrikyo, and Jo Di Mambro’s [...]
Suicide is the most serious expression of psychological distress. This program examines the subject frankly with an audience and a panel of special guests. The discussion offers a surprising voyage through time and deals [...]
This documentary is the result of a survey conducted on 300 young Francophones across Canada, aged 13 to 20, who were questioned about their values and behaviour concerning various matters related to their physical and [...]
Quebec is full of gardens, each one more beautiful than the other. The series Les beaux jardins invites viewers on a tour of Quebec via its most prestigious gardens while allowing viewers to also discover the [...]
Le goût de monde is a documentary series that combines the pleasures of travelling and gastronomy. Each show features a particular country or region and presents a typical dish.
In this vivid documentary, experience a breathtaking voyage into the very heart of an island: Bali. Relax and enjoy the rhythm of a slower‐paced life. Join the locals as they go about their daily routine. Discover [...]
Cap sur les îles is an accessible yet instructive documentary series about islands, be they large or small, that stimulates the imagination. Depending on the island, geography, history, natural sciences, societies, [...]
Hors des sentiers battus takes us to far away shores on unexplored paths in the heart of the most fascinating regions of the world to discover incredible faces, cultures, lifestyles, as well as societies that are as [...]
This magazine series offers a critical and sociological look at the American continent, with all its cultural and linguistic diversity and contradictions. A team of reporters travels with their portable cameras, asking [...]
This documentary series presents adventure as the ideal environment where life’s and society’s values, and strengths find their best expression.
This ethnographic documentary series presents unique and fragile landscapes and people of the world. By coming into contact with these people and places, audiences come to share the responsibility of protecting them.