Most Voted Titles With Annette Clarke


1. Buying Sex (2013)

75 min | Documentary

5.3
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Buying Sex looks at the contentious debate over pending reforms to Canadian prostitution laws, prompting us to rethink our attitudes toward the "oldest profession."

Directors: Teresa MacInnes, Kent Nason | Stars: Trisha Baptie, Janine Benedet, Valerie Scott, Alan Young

Votes: 133

2. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Bonita Dearmond

Votes: 112

3. Theater of Life (2016)

93 min | Documentary

6.8
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An extraordinary soup kitchen in Milan - the Refettorio Ambrosiano - run by internationally renowned chef Massimo Bottura and 40 of the world's best chefs including Ferran Adria, Rene ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Svatek | Star: Massimo Bottura

Votes: 106

4. Gun Runners (2015)

89 min | Documentary, Sport

8.2
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Two warriors from Northern Kenya trade in their AK-47s for running shoes and the Kenyan dream of marathon running.

Director: Anjali Nayar | Stars: Julius Arile, Robert Matanda

Votes: 68

5. Vive la rose (2009)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

5.9
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Emile Benoit's delivery of the 18th century French song 'Vive la rose', accompanied by stop-motion animation with a combination of ink drawings and Newfoundland scenery.

Director: Bruce Alcock

Votes: 58

6. The Boxing Girls of Kabul (2012)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

7.1
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A group of young Afghan women train to represent their country as boxers in the 2012 Olympics.

Director: Ariel Nasr | Stars: Sadaf Rahimi, Shabnam Rahimi

Votes: 38

7. Cottonland (2006)

53 min | Documentary

6.4
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Cottonland demystifies the world of the addict and explores the reality of economic and drug dependence in Nova Scotia's depressed coal towns of Cape Breton. Celebrated photographer and ... See full summary »

Director: Nance Ackerman

Votes: 26

8. The Chocolate Farmer (2011)

TV-G | 70 min | Documentary

7.4
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In an unspoiled corner of southern Belize, cacao farmer and father Eladio Pop manually works his plantation in the tradition of his Mayan ancestors: as a steward of the land. A tender and ... See full summary »

Director: Rohan Fernando

Votes: 18

9. Impromptu (I) (2013)

10 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Director: Bruce Alcock | Stars: Otto Alcock, Jane Dingle, Robert Joy, Mary Lewis

Votes: 16

10. Griefwalker (2008)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

8.9
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GRIEFWALKER is an extraordinary portrait of Harvard-trained theologian Stephen Jenkinson, who teaches that death empowers us to live and that we must know grief well in order to appreciate ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Wilson | Star: Stephen Jenkinson

Votes: 15

11. Trick or Treaty? (2014)

85 min | Documentary

7.3
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This documentary profiles Indigenous leaders in their quest for justice as they seek to establish dialogue with the Canadian government. By tracing the history of their ancestors since the ... See full summary »

Director: Alanis Obomsawin

Votes: 12

12. White Thunder (2002)

52 min | Documentary

7.3
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A riveting account of the tragic adventure of filmmaker Varick Frissell and his filming of "The Viking" (1931) and the tragic events that befell that adventure into early film-making.

Director: Victoria King | Stars: Kevin Brownlow, Victoria King, Terre Nash

Votes: 10

13. Mary & Myself (2013)

7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

6.2
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Director: Sam Decoste | Star: Jia Tsu Thompson

Votes: 9

14. Hi-Ho Mistahey! (2013)

Documentary

7.1
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Similar to her 2012 documentary, The People of the Kattawapiskak River, which detailed the housing crisis of the Awattapiskak First Nation's people, Alanis Obomsawin's Hi-Ho Mistahey. ... See full summary »

Director: Alanis Obomsawin

Votes: 8

15. We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice (2016)

163 min | Documentary

6.3
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Activists file a human-rights complaint against the Canadian government's inadequate funding of services for Indigenous children claiming it's discriminatory.

Director: Alanis Obomsawin

Votes: 7

16. Marijina epizoda (2014)

25 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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After years of living in Canada, Maria returns to Serbia to visit her grandmother, Lela, who now resides in a nursing home. Initially overjoyed with her grandmothers excitement to see her, ... See full summary »

Director: Sanja Zivkovic | Stars: Milena Dravic, Nevena Ristic, Sanja Mikitisin, Vojin Cetkovic

Votes: 7

17. The Sparky Book (2006)

14 min | Animation, Short

7.9
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A goldfish recites to a dying dog the events of his life: a life charactarized by a meaningful relationship with a child suffering serious illness.

Director: Mary Lewis | Stars: Maggie Hickey, Joel Thomas Hynes, Leah Lewis, Tony Nappo

Votes: 7

18. Hannah's Story (2007)

Not Rated | 28 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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When she was just 5, Hannah Taylor spotted her first homeless person in the back alleys of Winnipeg. This experience not only troubled her but it drove her to do nothing less than change ... See full summary »

Director: Juanita Peters

Votes: 7

19. Four Feet Up (2009)

46 min | Documentary, Drama

7.7
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Four Feet Up is an intimate portrayal of child poverty in Canada by award-winning photographer and documentary filmmaker Nance Ackerman. Twenty years after the promise of the House of ... See full summary »

Director: Nance Ackerman

Votes: 6

20. Good Morning Kandahar (2008)

52 min | War

7.3
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Director: Ariel Nasr

Votes: 6

21. 54 Hours (2014)

13 min | Animation, Short

6.6
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Animated short about a 1914 disaster off the coast of Newfoundland, where 132 men were stranded on ice aboard a ship while a blizzard raged.

Directors: Bruce Alcock, Paton Francis | Stars: Bryan Hennessey, Teri Snelgrove

Votes: 5

22. Reel East Coast (2015– )

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Stars: Jonathan Torrens, Allan Hawco, Glen Matthews, Josh MacDonald

23. Bluefin (2016)

53 min | Documentary

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Endangered giant bluefin tuna have returned to Prince Edward Island, Canada in surprising abundance after a complete disappearance from overfishing. But something strange is going on. Normally wary tuna no longer fear humans.

Director: John Hopkins

24. Hand.Line.Cod (2016)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Set in the coldest waters surrounding Newfoundland's rugged Fogo Island, Justin Simms' short film HAND.LINE.COD follows a group of "people of the fish"-traditional fishers who catch cod ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Simms

25. Inside Time (2007)

35 min | Short

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Director: Jason Andrew Young

26. The Mystery of the Secret Room

Animation, Short

Mystery of the Secret Room takes viewers on a spellbinding voyage between the real and the imaginary. An inspiring portrait of family, adversity, and resilience, this richly hued animated short tells the tale of 10-year-old Grace, who uses her creative superpowers to navigate the emotional landscape of her mother's depression.

Director: Wanda Nolan

27. Danny (2015)

123 min | Documentary

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A feature documentary about the life of former Newfoundland Premier, Danny Williams

Directors: William D. MacGillivray, Justin Simms | Star: Laura Huckle

28. Imaginary Heroine (2012)

6 min | Short, Drama

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The story of a little girl who grew up next door to her family. Inspired by Mary Walsh's one woman play "Dancing with Rage".

Director: Sherry White | Stars: Ella Clarke, Mary Walsh

29. A Self-Conscious Mise-en-scene (2006)

26 min | Short, History

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The pre-9-11 year 2000: the writing of the short story The Millenary Man transposed to the screen.

Director: Anthony Cristiano | Stars: Farida Alabo, Tom Anastasios, David Anchel, Adam Buller

30. Race Is a Four-Letter Word (2006)

55 min | Documentary

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In this personal documentary, director Sobaz Benjamin introduces us to an interesting group of people: a black woman who wants to be considered iconically Canadian, a white man who is ... See full summary »

Director: Sobaz Benjamin | Star: Camille Turner

31. Heads Up (2006)

58 min | Documentary, Sport

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Director: Adamm Liley | Stars: Alexis Crossley, Billy Hartley, Alex Hazlehurst, Jordan Keizer

32. Hard Light (2011)

Documentary

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This feature film uses Michael Crummey's seminal piece of Newfoundland literature to examine cultural change and modern relationships. As in Crummey's collection of poems and stories, there... See full summary »

Director: Justin Simms

33. Waseteg (2010)

7 min | Animation, Short

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The story of a young Micmac girl whose name means "the light from the dawn."

Director: Phyllis Grant | Star: Alanis Obomsawin

34. Little Thunder (2009)

3 min | Animation, Short

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Based on the Micmac legend of the Stone Canoe. Little Thunder reluctantly leaves his family and sets out on a cross-country canoe trip to become a man.

Directors: Nance Ackerman, Alan Syliboy

35. Red Ochre (2009)

3 min | Short

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Archival photos combined with new and found footage, in a personal, impressionistic rendering of what it's like growing up Micmac in Newfoundland, while living in a culture of denial.

Director: Jerry Evans

36. The Great Atlantic Air Race (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Steven Silver, Barry Stevens, Jeff Vanderwal | Stars: Dizzy Addicott, Tony Alcock, Emma Gregory, Percy Rowe

37. Reel East Coast (2015– )
Episode: Episode #3.4 (2017)

Drama

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Directors: Mike Fardy, Leah Johnston, Teresa MacInnes, Jenna MacMillan | Stars: Kimberley Drake, Molly Dunsworth, Rena Kossatz, Jordan Poole

38. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: POV Short Cuts (2011)

Documentary

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Directors: Andrea Dorfman, Alix Lambert, Mike Rauch, Tim Rauch, David Boone Wilson | Stars: Andrea Dorfman, Chris Hitt, Deborah Johnson, Dave Mackay