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Sandhya Suri skillfully weaves together archival footage—including hand colored sequences and a new score—to create a story about life across India from 1899 to 1947.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 72 minutes

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When an extraordinary new resident – Balakrishna, an Indian elephant – arrived in the town of East River, Nova Scotia, in 1967, no one was more in awe of the creature than young Winton Cook, who became inseparable from his mammoth new friend.

National Film Board of Canada | 2019 | 15 minutes

A modern animated adaptation of the myth of Hercules: where does rage come from? Psychological? Environmental? Or something altogether more primordial?

National Film Board of Canada | 2015 | 7 minutes

A new generation of freelance photographers flies low-cost to war zones on their own dime in the hope of selling images to printed media or websites.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 52 minutes

Fuses animation, documentary and personal memoir in a poignant and humorous tale of hope and tolerance in the face of fear and stereotypes.

National Film Board of Canada | 2011 | 5 minutes

Part I. The residents of the ancient Chinese cities of Fengjie clash with officials forcing them to evacuate their homes -- along with millions of other residents -- to make way for the massive Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2005 | 147 minutes

Part II. Yan Yu follows up his first film with Before the Flood II, a profile of the residents of Gongtan, a 1700-year-old village soon to be demolished and flooded during the construction of Three Gorges dams and reservoir. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2008 | 60 minutes

Director Wang Jiuliang traces the flow of garbage from his apartment to hundreds of toxic and illegal dumps grazed by sheep and plowed under by developers on the expanding edge of Beijing. He also discovers a determined community of scavengers who live in the wastelands. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2011 | 72 minutes

Director Marcia Tambutti Allende seeks to understand the man behind the legend that was her grandfather, Salvador Allende.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 98 minutes

Auteur filmmaker Bill Morrison brings to life a new cinematic record of World War I.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 40 minutes