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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - If You Love This Planet

Sun, 2006-09-17 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2003, Terri Nash, Canada: Film of 1981 lecture given to American students by Dr. Helen Caldicott, founding president, Physicians for Social Responsibility. She outlines the effects of detonating a single 20-megaton bomb and traces development of atomic weapons from devastating bombs of 1940s to even more dangerous, apocalyptic weapons of today.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Darwin's Nightmare

Sun, 2006-09-10 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2004, Hubert Sauper, France/Austria/Belgium: Documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - The Seedy Side of Plants

Sun, 2006-09-17 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

From PBS's Nature film series, this documentary rips the husk off the many remarkable ways plants make sure their offspring are spread far and wide.

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CANCELLED (power shutdown) - Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Andy Goldsworthy: Rivers & Tides/ Working with Time

Sun, 2006-09-24 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2003, Thomas Riedelsheimer, UK/USA/France: Follows Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy as he uses natural materials to create site-specific pieces which he then leaves to be carried away - or destroyed altogether - by the elements. The artist explains as he creates that part of the beauty of his work is that it isn't lasting.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - The Cross and Bones

Sun, 2006-10-01 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2003, Paul Carrière, Canada: A romp through the Badlands of Alberta with paleontologists, Christian actors and partying bikers.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - The Gleaners/ Glaneurs et la glaneuse

Sun, 2006-10-22 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2000, Agnes Varda, France: Intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's director. The aesthetic, political and moral point of departure for Varda: gleaners, those individuals who pick at already-reaped fields for the odd potato, the leftover turnip.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Grizzly Man

Sun, 2006-10-29 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2005, Werner Herzog, Germany/Canada: The film follows Timothy Treadwell, a wildlife enthusiast who camped out in grizzly territory and videotaped foxes and bears at close quarters for 13 summers until he was eaten.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Encountering Sea Monsters

Sun, 2006-11-05 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2001, Nature, US: Imagine coming face to face with a cannibalistic creature as tall as you, with long tentacles, a razor-sharp beak, and skin that flashes with bizarre, dazzling colour. Follow underwater cameraman Bob Cranston as he explores the remarkable world of cephalopods - from the tiny but deadly blue-ringed octopus to the giant Humboldt squid.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Big Sugar

Sun, 2006-11-12 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2005, Brian McKenna, Canada: Based on the power of the world's sugar industry, the film investigates the substance behind the current obesity crisis and reveals how sugar played a crucial role in Canada's destiny.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Between Midnight and the Rooster's Crow

Sun, 2006-11-19 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2003, Nadja Drost, Canada: This film examines the connections between the building of an environmentally hazardous oil pipeline in Ecuador and Canadian oil giant EnCana.

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