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Reel Insights brings you in-depth documentaries from around the globe. See the triumphs, losses, and experience the passions of Indigenous peoples, as told by Aboriginal filmmakers.

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January 2017

Chasing Lear

January 16
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As a young theatre student August Schellenberg, saw his first play, King Lear.  Over the years Augie often spoke of how he'd love to see an all Native Shakespeare play.  Four decades later, a phone call brought tears to Augie’s eyes as his dream was promised to be reality.  Chasing Lear takes viewers behind the scenes during dress rehearsals, prop making, and costume fitting as an all-Aboriginal cast performing Shakespeare on an A-house main stage is a first in Canadian History.

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Six Miles Deep

January 19
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Once on January 22, 2017,
and Once on January 23, 2017
Reel-Insights-Generic

On February 28, 2006, members of the Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the Haudenosaunee or People of the Longhouse) blockade a highway near Caledonia, Ontario to prevent a housing development on land that falls within their traditional territories. The ensuing confrontation makes national headlines for months. But less well known is the crucial role played by the clan mothers of the community – the traditional source of power in the Haudenosaunee Nation.

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Six Miles Deep

January 22
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Once on January 22, 2017,
and Once on January 23, 2017
Reel-Insights-Generic

On February 28, 2006, members of the Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the Haudenosaunee or People of the Longhouse) blockade a highway near Caledonia, Ontario to prevent a housing development on land that falls within their traditional territories. The ensuing confrontation makes national headlines for months. But less well known is the crucial role played by the clan mothers of the community – the traditional source of power in the Haudenosaunee Nation.

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Six Miles Deep

January 23
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Reel-Insights-Generic

On February 28, 2006, members of the Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the Haudenosaunee or People of the Longhouse) blockade a highway near Caledonia, Ontario to prevent a housing development on land that falls within their traditional territories. The ensuing confrontation makes national headlines for months. But less well known is the crucial role played by the clan mothers of the community – the traditional source of power in the Haudenosaunee Nation.

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Flight From Darkness

January 26
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Once on January 29, 2017,
and Once on January 30, 2017
Percy Paul4

From a remote Dene community to Princeton University, a young man's mind launched him on a journey that could have never been predicted. "Flight From Darkness" is the story of the rise and fall of Percy Paul whose bipolar disorder frequently threatens his exceptional career, and life.

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Flight From Darkness

January 29
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Once on January 29, 2017,
and Once on January 30, 2017
Percy Paul4

From a remote Dene community to Princeton University, a young man's mind launched him on a journey that could have never been predicted. "Flight From Darkness" is the story of the rise and fall of Percy Paul whose bipolar disorder frequently threatens his exceptional career, and life.

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Flight From Darkness

January 30
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Percy Paul4

From a remote Dene community to Princeton University, a young man's mind launched him on a journey that could have never been predicted. "Flight From Darkness" is the story of the rise and fall of Percy Paul whose bipolar disorder frequently threatens his exceptional career, and life.

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February 2017

Helen Haig-Brown’s Legacy

February 2
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Once on February 5, 2017,
and Once on February 6, 2017
Helen Haig-Brown 2 _Resolution_ Moment (Relevance _story_) _

The lasting effects of residential school survivors are apparent virtually across the country. In the touching documentary, Legacy, Helen Haig-Brown explores the often tenuous relationship between a mother and daughter, taking us through a journey of healing the lasting effects of abandonment, mistrust and self worth.

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Helen Haig-Brown’s Legacy

February 5
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Once on February 5, 2017,
and Once on February 6, 2017
Helen Haig-Brown 2 _Resolution_ Moment (Relevance _story_) _

The lasting effects of residential school survivors are apparent virtually across the country. In the touching documentary, Legacy, Helen Haig-Brown explores the often tenuous relationship between a mother and daughter, taking us through a journey of healing the lasting effects of abandonment, mistrust and self worth.

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Helen Haig-Brown’s Legacy

February 6
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Helen Haig-Brown 2 _Resolution_ Moment (Relevance _story_) _

The lasting effects of residential school survivors are apparent virtually across the country. In the touching documentary, Legacy, Helen Haig-Brown explores the often tenuous relationship between a mother and daughter, taking us through a journey of healing the lasting effects of abandonment, mistrust and self worth.

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REEL INSIGHTS

Reel Insights brings you in-depth documentaries from around the globe. See the triumphs, losses, and experience the passions of Indigenous peoples, as told by Aboriginal filmmakers.