A young boy working in Nova Scotia's treacherous coal mines in the beginning of the 20th century, finds a friend in a pony, one of the ponies used to haul coal up from the tunnels to be used at the railway and steel mill.
This Canadian series focuses on the McLean/Hall family in Nova Scotia in the early 1900's and their involvement in the coal industry. Young Willie enters the mines after the death of his ... See full summary »
Based on a true story. Liz Murray is a young girl who is taken care of by her loving, but drug-addicted parents. Liz becomes homeless at 15 and after a tragedy comes upon her, she begins her work to finish high school.
A 90-year-old woman, rapidly losing her memory and knowing that sooner or later her life will be over, returns to the Manitoba farmhouse she grew up in to try and make peace with her dysfunctional family.
Jocelyn works at crying booths belonging to her uncle in the countryside at a time when crying is illegal in the cities. A mixture of prayer and fantasy, the emotional landscape of Jocelyn is peopled by the experience of others, each day, as she waits. A meditation on the mystery of grief. Written and Directed by Martha Ferguson, featuring a stellar cast of Canadian greats, Ellen Page, Maury Chaykin, Jackie Burroughs, Valerie Buhagiar, and Jim Allodi. Produced by Laura Clunie at Sula Productions.Written by