Travel Across Canada From the Comfort of Your HomeFilms
Still debating a summer vacation destination? Got travel plans on the brain? We’re here to help!
This one’s for all you globetrotters who are looking to take a beautiful trip on a budget, or maybe just don’t have the time to quench your summer wanderlust. Enjoy all the majesty of Canada, from sea to glorious shining sea, and travel across the country from the very comfort of your own home.
🚗Hit the road!🚗
Trans Canada Summer
Travel along the open road and travel down the Trans-Canada Highway as a camera crew explores the people and the landscapes of Canada.
Join four imaginative sisters as they turn a yawn-filled family road trip across the Prairies into an adventure of the imagination.
On the Road with La Mouette
Follow a family of puppeteers as they bring their amusing play for children to remote towns and villages in the Canadian Maritimes.
🚢Full steam ahead!🚢
Meet two sailors from completely different backgrounds who both share a love and passion for racing across the open water.
Enjoy this beautifully animated story woven together from the memories of one girl’s childhood summers spent sailing with her family
Plunge down a mountain gorge, soar through the clouds, and race with a dog team across the Arctic in this magnificent film.
🚂Take a whistle stop tour!🚂
Behold a comic genius in one of the last films of his long career. The legendary Buster Keaton crosses Canada from east to west… atop a railway track speeder. If you dig this film, check out the doc Buster Keaton Rides Again, where he reminisces on a lifetime in show business.
Join a train full of passengers as they celebrate and make merry, all the while ignorant of the fate that awaits them just around the bend.
Trawna tuh Belvul
Watch this short cut-out animation film that recounts a memorable train journey from Toronto to Belleville, Ontario.
✈️Prepare for takeoff!✈️
The daring feat of shooting entirely from a helicopter produced this stunning bird’s-eye view of our beautiful country. Even the most familiar sites will never seem the same again.
Feel light as a feather with this 7-minute doc about gliding, a sport in which pilots fly unpowered aircraft using nothing but naturally occurring currents of rising air.
Voyage to the glory days of air travel in this airborne short film where the the pilot, navigators, and flight attendants aboard a transpacific flight from Vancouver to Tokyo are interviewed by Fred Davis.
🌳Parks and recreation!🌳
Enjoy this deliciously retro portrait of New Brunswick’s Fundy National Park in the early 1950s, where a family on summer vacation settles into life by the sea.
The Zoo in Stanley Park
Revisit mid-century Vancouver with this short documentary that takes you inside Stanley Park’s zoo in 1953.
Did you know the Kluane National Park, in the Yukon Territory, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 for its spectacular glacier and icefield landscapes?
A Day in Forillon
Take a trip to Forillon National Park with this short film that captures the area’s spectacular forest, mountain and sea views.
A Day in Pacific Rim
Discover Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim National Park with this short documentary that showcases its giant trees, drooping moss, golden sunsets and stunning ocean views.