Lukas makes his rounds as a caseworker, delivering meds, gifts and good cheer to participants while exposing the dark history behind the addiction issues that plague Winnipeg’s Aboriginal homeless population. This short film is a chapter from Here At Home, a web documentary about mental health and homelessness that takes us inside the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s At Home pilot project.
This post in honor of Mike Toddâ€™s tweet today. For those of you who have been terrified by grizzly bears in the past, this cult favorite documentary by Peter Lynch about Troy Hurtubise shows you how you can survive a Grizzly Bear attack. More seriously, this is kind of what Super Dave Osborne would be like if he really existed and spent $100,000 on designing a suit to fight grizzly bears.
Essential skills for living in Saskatchewan, now in convenient video form.
I think we are all in agreement, that is the greatest Canadian short ever made. I found it while checking out the National Film Board‘s new site which has high quality streaming videos for free. Not only does this excite the historian in me, it excites the Residential Coordinator in me as the guys at the Centre love documentaries. With a laptop, wifi connection and a television, there is a lot of good stuff to show that would quite difficult to get otherwise.