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(Re)discover five iconic, must-see Canadian documentaries that not only made a massive splash upon their original release—but have continued to influence our culture to this day.

Streaming until December 30, this free playlist is available exclusively to Hot Docs Members and Hot Docs at Home subscribers. Join now for as little as $4.99 a month.

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This Hot Docs at Home Collection is presented in partnership with the Canada Media Fund’s Encore+ YouTube channel, dedicated to the preservation, accessibility and promotion of classic Canadian films, TV shows and short films.

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All the Time in the World

  • Canada
  • 77
    Director:
  • Suzanne Crocker
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A family disconnects with the modern world to reconnect with each other by relocating to an isolated cabin in the remote Canadian North—spending nine winter months without electricity, running water or a trace of technology.

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The Cola Conquest (3-part film)

  • Canada
  • 150
    Director:
  • Irene Lilienheim Angelico
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Explore story of Coca-Cola - the 'sublimated essence' of all that American stands for - and the century-long competition with its rival, Pepsi-Cola.

The Corporation

The Corporation

  • Canada
  • 145
    Directors:
  • Mark Achbar
  • Jennifer Abbott
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The spectacular rise, and strange legal fiction that make up the modern corporation is the subject of this 26-award-winning blockbuster. Featuring 7 CEOs, 3 VPs, 2 whistleblowers, many activists, and the FBI’s top consultant on psychopaths.

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Laila at the Bridge

  • Canada
  • 97
    Directors:
  • Elizabeth Mirzaei
  • Gulistan Mirzaei
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Laila Haidari is one self-described badass Afghan woman. She has to be when her work takes her deep beneath Kabul Bridge, to a place where Afghan women and men come to shoot up heroin and forget the hardships of their lives.

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Umiaq Skin Boat (Short)

  • Canada
    Director:
  • Jobie Weetaluktuk
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A beautiful and poetic 30-minute film about a group of Inuit elders in Inukjuak, Quebec who decide to build the first traditional seal skin boat their community has seen in over 50 years.

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