On Duty 24-7 (Original Title : De garde 24-7)

Viewers were absolutely captivated by Season 1 of the On Duty 24/7 documentary series, as it followed a dozen doctors as they made their daily hospital rounds. Throughout the intense stress and hectic pace, touching moments of rare tender loving care continually come to light. In Season 2, we (...) plus.gif, 0 kB

15 ans de La Petite Vie

The artists and craftspeople who brought the Paré family to life for 59 episodes and a handful of specials stir up memories of their 15 years being part of La Petite Vie. In the course of friendly interviews, author/actor Claude Meunier and the actors who played the main characters in the series (...)

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15 minutes pour une vie

Every year, producers and broadcasters gather at the Bourse RIDEAU, a huge arts and entertainment fair during which samples of shows from the worlds of dance, music, the theatre, songs and comedy are presented. Behind the curtain, nervous performers await their 15 minutes—15 minutes to dazzle a (...)

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Adieu mes sœurs

Concept and script development by Denise Bombardier. The documentary Adieu mes soeurs aims to be a work of remembrance. In 1970 there were 50,000 of these nuns. Today, their numbers have dwindled to slightly below 20,000. Their average age is 71. And they are dying off at a pace of about one a (...)

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Aimer pour de vrai

Karine and Raphaël are 18. They were classmates in school and, since then, they have been inseparable. Madly in love, they plan to get married and move in together in the near future. So far, nothing unusual. True, they are quite young, but...they are also both afflicted with Down Syndrome (...)

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Attention chiens dangereux

In Quebec, 117,000 dog bites occur each year, leaving a trail of torn flesh, mutilations, disfigurements and loss of young lives. Among the guilty parties are the dogs we love to hate—such as pit bulls—but surprisingly, most dog bites come from dogs that are loved and trusted all too much. Should (...)

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Claude Blanchard - Que reste-t-il de nos amours?

With an eminently personal touch, Claude Blanchard, hosts this program in which he tells us the story of his life and career. From the little urchin who didn’t have so much as two nickels to rub together to the celebrated artist that he would one day become, we walk with him through the places (...)

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En attendant Willie

Patrick Norman and Renée Martel, two old companions of country singer Willie Lamothe, host this country-style variety show. They interview guests that include some of the actors from the series, the scriptwriters and Willie’s wife, Jeannette Lemieux-Lamothe, along with their children. The show (...)

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Erreurs médicales

In North America four-to-five per cent of medical interventions fail or do not produce the expected results. One per cent of these interventions turn out to be due to medical error. Erreurs médicales at last gives these victims a voice as they tell their private stories, sifting through the (...)

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L’Arche de Jean Vanier

The central core of l’Arche de Jean Vanier is an in-depth interview with Jean Vanier shot in the original home of the ark (l’Arche), located in Trosly-Breuil, France, where this very special observer of the 20th century serves up a first-person account of his life, his work and his personal (...)

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La machine à broyer les hommes

In Quebec, one out of every two marriages ends in divorce. In 80% of cases, the mother is awarded custody of the children. Is the proportion of fathers who are uninterested or unable to care for their children really this high? Is the image that resides in the collective consciousness of (...)

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Le monde est sexe

Le monde est sexe is a magazine that looks at the world, history, current events, the economy and science from a sexual point of view. The originality of the show is precisely in the fact that it looks at the world from a sexual point of view—and not at the world of sex. In this series, there (...)

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Ne tirez pas!

During World War II, as is the case whenever wars are fought, we were witness to the worst atrocities imaginable. The aim of this documentary, however, is not to show the cruelty that man can sometimes be guilty of, but rather, to focus on the great acts of brotherhood that also define us as (...)

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Neither Boy Nor Girl

At birth, every parent expects the famous announcement: “It’s a girl!” or “It’s a boy!”. And if, instead, the doctors declared :”We don’t know“? Through the history of Gabriel, Sophie, Justin and their families, we discover the taboo of intersexuality, formerly called”hermaphrodite". With the (...)

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Phobies... dire non à la peur

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to uncontrollable fears. Phobias—which have many scientific designations, such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder—paralyse and poison their existence. During the program, individuals who have decided to face their fears (...)

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Pour un « x » de trop : une enquête de la GRC

Our story begins in the mid-1970s. It will end in1984. It takes place, primarily, in three countries—Canada, the United States and Lebanon. The events are tangled up in a tangled web of drug trafficking, organized crime, contemporary history and political assassination. The central figure of (...)

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Starmania

The show Starmania presents the fascinating story of Luc Plamondon’s rock opera. Over the past 15 years, Starmania went through five different productions in Quebec and in France. Stage directors, performers and creators bear witness to the artistic power of Plamondon’s timeless chef d’oeuvre (...)

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STIE : Sacrer, c’est sacré!

This documentary takes a historical, sociological, linguistic, psychological, anthropological, cultural and religious look at the most striking prerogative of Quebeckers’ spoken language—swearing. Guests’ tongues loosen as they seek to better understand this controversial way of venting our (...)

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Terre d’accueil... 30 ans plus tard

In the late 70s, nearly 250 children from foreign countries were taken in by families in Quebec, making them pioneers of international adoption. 30 years later, Terre d’accueil brought eight of these now grownup children together to sum up their experience. Quebeckers on the inside, foreign on (...)

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Un gars, une fille, une aventure

This 90-minute documentary offers a look behind the scenes at the popular series, Love Bugs. Through their first-person accounts, the actors, craftspeople and producers conduct an autopsy on the concept of this show, which will certainly go down in history. They tell us about the birth of the (...)

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Yin Yang

Yin Yang is a laboratory… Each hour offers two films presenting different artistic visions of a single subject—one by a male and one by a female director. The films all look at relationships—relationhips sought or the lack of a relationship. The result is eight singular, little films d’auteurs (...)

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