Canada’s Documentary Essentials

POV picks some of the top docs in Canadian history

POV picks Canada’s documentary essentials in issue #105!

20 films—a mix of features and shorts—are highlighted in our biggest issue ever that surveys the history of Canadian documentary from the earliest days of the art form to the present.
Read POV editor Marc Glassman’s introduction to the issue, Canada and the Documentary, and check out the POV picks below. Most of the ‘doc essentials’ are available to stream for free on their respective pages, so (re)discover some of Canada’s must-see docs!

Doc Essentials – Features

Doc Essentials – Shorts and Mid-length Films

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Which films do you consider to be among Canada’s “documentary essentials”?
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