CBC Docs POV

This CBC documentary series offers unique and often unexpected point-of-view documentaries that ignite discussions, question perspectives and open up conversations about relevant issues. From racial discrimination to sugar dating, from mysterious murders to questioning criminal responsibilities, CBC Docs POV will make you see your world in a different light.

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Episodes

CBC Docs POV #Blessed

C3 is an Evangelical church that opened in Toronto in 2013 and quickly amassed a large following among the city’s young, hip and tattooed. #Blessed offers an intimate look inside this fast-growing millennial church, following the process of selling salvation in the 21st century. Much like other viral church startups of the 21st century, C3 is tapping into something very ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:08
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/27/2021

CBC Docs POV To the Worlds

Each of these women are growing older (some older than others!), but that won't stop them from competing in an international figure skating competition, or having a lot of fun along the way.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/18/2021

CBC Docs POV Never Too Old

"A sweet little old lady, I am not!" Olive, 81, is working hard to get a PhD and help change the world for older women in her rural community. Never Too Old follows Olive Bryanton as she navigates through the final year of her doctoral program at the University of Prince Edward Island. According to Bryanton, more than half of ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/01/2020

CBC Docs POV Cottagers & Indians

James Whetung is reclaiming his Indigenous right to cultivate wild rice on Ontario’s Pigeon Lake, but local homeowners are furious about large-scale changes in the waterways — so there’s going to be a dust-up. In this documentary, award-winning author and humourist Drew Hayden Taylor looks at the big issues behind this conflict: food sovereignty, property rights, restricted access to capital ...
  • 2020
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/21/2020

CBC Docs POV The Internet of Everything

The internet is now everywhere. It’s a part of how we drive our cars, flush our toilets and even keep an eye on our sleeping babies. We have wholeheartedly embraced the convenience of connected “smart” objects without fully understanding the potential consequences to our health, our communities and the planet.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/21/2020

CBC Docs POV The Art of Downsizing

As we grow older, we all need to learn how to leave our former lives and possessions behind. But how? Three seniors who set out to downsize their homes must learn to let go before they can move on.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/20/2020

CBC Docs POV Hockey Mom

Fatma and her son Majed fled Syria for the safety of Toronto, but their troubles are far from over. Hockey Mom looks at what happens after "year one" ends.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/18/2020

CBC Docs POV Saving Rabbit

Saving Rabbit is an intimate journey into the opioid crisis through the eyes of Peter, a.k.a. “Rabbit,” a 26-year-old addicted to opioids who is navigating the difficult path toward recovery. Viewers first met Rabbit in 2017 when he shared his story of living with homelessness and addiction in the CBC short documentary series Red Button. Rabbit struck a chord with Canadians ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/18/2020

CBC Docs POV My Farmland

My Farmland is a powerful film about how Chinese investors and immigrant farmers are changing the landscape of Canadian farming and the impact of this change on local farmers. With intimate and unique access, the film captures the subjects’ deep emotional journeys in a changing world and the challenges both cultures face in the agriculture business. The film delves into ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/17/2020

CBC Docs POV The Mill

When the government of Nova Scotia announced that the Boat Harbour Effluent Treatment Facility would close on January 31, 2020, it was a huge win for the members of Pictou Landing First Nation. In 2014, a spill of untreated wastewater headed to the facility took place near a Mi’kmaq burial ground, prompting residents to set up a protest blockade that ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

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