Science, Environment and Health

Documentaries can uncover the hidden secrets of the natural world and reveal the beauty of our surroundings. They can also explore the environmental issues and show the human dimensions of medical science.


23 Skidoo

23 Skidoo 1

Beyond the Naked Eye

Beyond the Naked Eye 1

A Day in the National Parks

A Day in the National Parks 1

The Dikes

The Dikes 1

Emergence of a Dragonfly

Emergence of a Dragonfly 1

Octopus Hunt

Octopus Hunt 1

Out of Silence

Out of Silence 1

Reflections on Suffering

Reflections on Suffering 1

Reflections on Suffering 2

Rural Health

Rural Health 1

The Winds of Fogo

The Winds of Fogo 1

Rural Health

1946, Director: Ernest Reid

      1 min 18 s


Questions 1. How do the images on the screen mimic the narration's repetitions of "When...when...when..." and "Every child...every child..."?

2. How does this 1946 film reflect the optimism of the postwar era?

About This Film

Short Description

In the early days of Manitoba's provincial health plan, Health Units are set up all over the province to improve sanitary conditions and provide adequate medical services.

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