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The Passionate Eye

Season 2 1993 - 1994

  • 1993-09-11T05:00:00+01:00 on CBC News Network
  • 30 mins
  • 14 hours, 0 mins
  • Canada
  • English
  • Documentary

Festival favorites, Academy award winners, and provocative political and point-of-view documentaries that will inform, sometimes outrage, and always entertain you.

28 episodes

2x01 The Panama Deception

  • Season Premiere

    1993-09-11T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Filmmaker Barbara Trent ties the 1989 invasion of Panama to Manuel Noriega, the CIA and U.S. policy since 1903.

2x02 The Secret File on J. Edgar Hoover

  • 1993-09-25T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

As FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover keeps tabs prominent politicians, the Mafia allegedly does the same to him.

Filmmaker Nick Broomfield captures the inner workings of the Afrikaner Resistance Party.

2x04 The Atomic Cafe

  • 1993-10-09T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Excerpts from 1950s U.S. government films include test-site scenes and tips on how to avoid fallout.

2x05 Public Hearing, Private Pain

  • 1993-10-16T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas uncover deep issues in black America.

2x06 Stolen Children - Argentina's Dirtiest War

  • 1993-10-16T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The film 'Stolen Children -- Argentina's Dirtiest War' documents the search for children abducted by the Argentine police due to battling military and government factions.

2x07 The Fishing Party

  • 1993-10-30T04:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Paul Watson documents a fishing trip on which four wealthy Englishmen lament the extinction of the class system and privilege.

2x08 The Trouble With Baseball

  • 1993-11-06T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Economic and political turmoil damage professional baseball.

2x09 The Man Who Loves Gary Lineker

  • 1993-11-13T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

At the BBC's request, Albanian Dr. Ylli Hasani videotapes his rural practice.

2x10 Revelations

  • 1993-11-20T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Paul Watson shows the Smith family view of American values on Thanksgiving.

2x11 Children of Fate

  • 1993-11-27T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Raising her children in a Sicilian slum, Angela battles poverty, violence, abuse and crime.

2x12 Blockade

  • 1993-12-04T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Land-rights disputes in British Columbia strain relations between Natives and whites and hamper the economy.

2x13 Rostock

  • 1993-12-11T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Derspiegel Television documents nine days of race rioting in Rostock, Germany, and probes the slow response by police.

2x14 It Was a Wonderful Life

  • 1993-12-18T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Profiles of six formerly middle-class women who are now homeless.

2x15 Dostoyevsky's Travels

  • 1993-12-25T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

The novelist's great-grandson visits Europe and tries to cash in on the family name.

2x16 Dream Dealer

  • 1994-01-08T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

DEA agent pursues Dennis Howard Marks.

2x17 Monsters Among Us

  • 1994-01-15T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

The growing problem of violent sex offenders spurs efforts to protect society.

2x18 Enniskillen

  • 1994-01-22T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Friends of 11 terrorist-bombing victims in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, reminisce.

Coverage of world events may be filtered to serve agendas.

2x20 Talk 16

  • 1994-03-12T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Five 16-year-old girls reveal their conflicts, fears, desires discussing everything from religion to sex.

2x21 South Africa: Living Apart/Make Believe

  • 1994-03-16T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Profile of a white South African family; South Africa's future, as seen by three children.

2x22 Beloved Country: Township Tango

  • 1994-03-23T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

A South African reveals his personal life within political/social upheaval.

Mandela tours West Africa and discusses Africa's problems.

2x24 The Other Mandela

  • 1994-04-30T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Winnie Mandela's growing political support.

2x25 Schindler

  • 1994-05-14T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Profile of Oskar Schindler and his deception of Nazi Germany.

2x26 The Unforgiving

  • 1994-05-28T05:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Serbian parents try to find out how their child died and where he is buried.

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