Inside Wuhan, a documentary exposing the lockdown conditions in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic, has been nominated for an RTDNA Canada Award for excellence in innovation. A documentary exposing the stringent lockdown conditions imposed by the Chinese government on the City of Wuhan, airing just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the rest of the world last March, has been nominated for an RTDNA Canada Award for excellence in innovation.
Legendary quizmaster Alex Trebek takes us on a personal journey through the world of television game shows. A familiar face to most viewers as the host of Jeopardy!, Trebek sets out to explore the influence of game shows and discover why they continue to endure as an integral part of our entertainment culture. His quest brings him face-to-face with some of the legendary hosts of our times and includes rare and intimate conversations with iconic personalities.
Trebek takes us behind the scenes on taping day at Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune for an exclusive backstage glimpse of these long-running shows. Game Changers is a reflection of the power and influence of game shows and television personalities whom we’ve invited into our living rooms.
Starring: Alex Trebek, Monty Hall, Alan Thicke, Howie Mandel, Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Wink Martindale, Drew Carey, Bob Eubanks, Regis Philban
Do we as a society have the capacity to live up to Star Trek’s optimistic, inclusive vision for humanity’s future? That is the central question in The Truth is in the Stars, a feature documentary in which the original Captain Kirk, William Shatner, examines the impact of Star Trek on popular culture, human innovation, discovery and creativity. The film’s narrative is driven by exclusive one-on-one interviews that Shatner conducts himself with famous innovators, celebrities and politicians as he attempts to uncover just how influential the groundbreaking series has been for the world’s greatest minds.
Starring: William Shatner, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Chris Hadfield, Whoopi Goldberg, Stephen Hawking, Jason Alexander, Seth Macfarlane, Ben Stiller, David Suzuki
"Mehta’s background in photography is evident in the doc’s stunning look, not just in the close-ups of a beautiful celebrity face, but in stolen glimpses of Mumbai’s street kids and the working conditions of Sunny's harried costume designer. Nothing is overemphasized, yet it all makes a subtle impact, like Michael Vuscan’s excellent, classy score."