History

Historically important films, and films about history.
  • Film

    Shameless Propaganda

    A hammer to shape society
    Using footage and stills from Canadian WWII propaganda films, Robert Lower takes us on an enlightening, entertaining, and ultimately disturbing tour of nation-building through film.
  • Film

    John McCrae’s War: In Flanders Fields

    If ye break faith with us who die, we shall not sleep
    Generations of schoolchildren have recited "In Flanders Fields" on Remembrance Day. Poet John McCrae and Alexis Helmer—the young man whose death inspired the poem—are profiled in this film.
  • Film

    The Fate of America

    Revisiting the Battle of the Plains of Abraham
    Is history best served by documentary or fiction? Join filmmaker Jacques Godbout and playwright René-Daniel Dubois for a lively discussion on how best to remember the fateful battle that opposed Wolfe and Montcalm.