CBC Docs::FAHRENHEIT 9/11::This Week

THIS WEEK:

Please note that all films listed are 60 minutes unless otherwise indicated.

PREMIERING  PROGRAMS

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THE PASSIONATE EYE

(Wednesday September 5 at 7:30 on CBC-TV) (150 minutes)

FAHRENHEIT 9/11

Fahrenheit 9/11, like Moore’s Bowling For Columbine and Roger & Me, promises to expose the corporate wrongdoings and big-money scandals perpetrated by America’s financial elite. This movie, however, looks beyond the inner echelons of General Motors and Lockheed Martin in hopes of outing the evildoers in the White House, particularly George W. Bush.

In addition to criticizing the administration’s handling of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center, Moore digs deep into the surprising relationship with the Bin Laden family held by both Bush administrations, and questions whether or not potential Saudi involvement with the attacks has been ignored.

http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeyesunday/feature_090907.html

REPEATING PROGRAMS

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THE LENS

(Tuesday September 4 at 10pm ET/PT on CBC Newsworld)

THE BOY INSIDE

Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan turns the camera on her own family, creating a rare and intimate first-hand portrait of living with Asperger Syndrome (AS)-a form of high-functioning autism characterized by socially and emotionally inappropriate behavior, and an inability to interact successfully with others.

The film follows Kaplan’s son Adam as he makes his way through Grade 7. His condition creates many challenges for him among his schoolmates and he is painfully aware of his separateness, “I have no clue, really. Am I retarded? That’s how kids make me feel. I don’t like having Asperger’s. I don’t like being considered different.”

http://www.cbc.ca/thelens/theboyinside/index.html

SEX, TRUTH AND VIDEOTAPE

(Wednesday September 5 at 10pm ET/PT on CBC Newsworld)

SEX AND AGE

Does sex get better for women as they get older? Women from both sides of the sexual revolution tackle the nitty gritty.

http://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/sextruthandvideotape.html

PLANET EARTH: THE FUTURE

(Thursday September 4 at 10pm ET/PT on CBC Newsworld)

INTO THE WILDERNESS

What is wilderness and how much is left? Russell Mittermeier of Conservation International assures us that, by his definition, wilderness still covers 40% of the planet. But is there enough to provide landscapes for animals such as the elephants that featured in Planet Earth?

Discuss this series online.

http://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/planetearth_future.html

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