On April 22nd every year, we celebrate Earth Day to promote a heathlier environment. In honour of the 43rd Earth Day, here are a selection of thought provoking Canadian films from the REEL CANADA catalogue that may change your perspective on how you treat the environment.
Filmmaker Rob Stewart sets out to dispel the myth that they’re bloodthirsty, merciless monsters who prowl the seas in search of tasty swimmers. SHARKWATER takes you into shark-filled oceans, exposing the true nature of sharks as well as the way human interference has turned this noble predator into prey. Stewart teams up with a rogue environmentalist group on a breathtaking adventure to battle shark poachers around the globe. His incredible journey will make you see sharks in a whole new light.
A documentary follows a Canadian fellow working on his dream: building a suit of armor so he can observe grizzly bears from a close distance.
WALK IN THE FOREST
A medicine man walks in the woods and discovers an intriguing secret world.
A late-winter Inuit camp in the 1930's. Four families build a qaggiq, a large communal igloo, to celebrate the coming of spring with games, singing and drum dancing.
HEART OF THE WORLD
Story of a state scientist Anna, and the two brothers who vie for her love while she tries to save the world.
THE SNOW WALKER
A pilot and his passenger struggle for survival after crashing in the Arctic tundra.