Committed to the power of distinctive storytelling, Rotating Planet produces and distributes an extensive library of award winning documentaries, TV series and short films. For all inquiries contact us.
Filmed in Inukjuak (Nunavik), this character driven documentary series follows The Uluit, a female Inuit hockey team made up of daughters, mothers and grandmothers bonded by a sport they love and a way of life they cherish. This is the emotional story of a group of extraordinary indigenous women who represent all facets of their community and their history. The intimate access access allows us to follow these women in their everyday life as they struggle, overcome and celebrate – on their way to win the 2010 Great Whale Hockey Cup. The Uluit are Inuit women as you’ve never seen them before.
Every three years, talented musicians from across the country come together for one intense competition. The prize? Getting their hands on the world’s most historically significant violins and cellos valued at over US $27 million. The Instrument Bank follows the country’s most gifted violinists and cellists over the course of the 2009 audition process for this ultimate prize. Throughout the journey, past winners will demonstrate the awe-inspiring experience of using these exquisite instruments. The film culminates at Toronto’s prestigious Glenn Gould Recording Studios.
The whole world loves the taste of falafel, but in the Middle East, it’s the dish they proudly call their own. Can this humble sandwich bring people and even nations together? Falafelism follows the falafel as it rolls it’s way through world history, cultural identity, the working class, international politics, the diaspora, a bunch of hospitable cooks and one stuffed face. Filmed in North America, Europe and the Middle East, with leading scholars, restaurateurs and everyday people, the filmmaker gains 20 pounds in search of meaning and hope for a brighter future.
As the ice fishing season comes to a close, families and friends drive to their huts on the frozen lake to get away from the city, breathe fresh air, enjoy a few beers and fish one last time before the surface of the lake melts away.
7 min – 16:9 and 4:3 NTSC available, Stereo
Welcome to the cut-throat world of international school debating where fiesty teens from across the globe argue their way to the top. At the World Schools Debating Championships in Wales we follow the journey of underdogs Team Canada as they face off against 36 countries in the battle for the world domination.
One Hour (Television), 16:9 and 4:3 NTSC available, Stereo
After a successful theatre career in England, John Neville single handedly revitalized the arts scene in the country he came to call his home: Canada. Featuring Interviews with Dame Judi Drench, Ralph Fiennes, Brent Carver and director Richard Eyre.
One Hour (Television)
16:9 and 4:3 NTSC available, Stereo
This film tells the life story of astounding 86-year-old jazz singer, guitarist, storyteller and personality Jackie Washington, who has a musical repertoire of nearly 1300 songs and whose legendary lifetime spans close to a century of musical and black history. The Film includes rare archives, numerous live performances, emotional interviews and a touring road trip across Canada.
Feature length version, 90 min
16:9 and 4:3 NTSC available, Stereo
This is an HD travel documentary exploring the natural wonders of the jewel of Central America, Costa Rica. It aims at combining the popularity of travel and adventure based shows while breaking their mould. Moving away form traditional travelling, sustainable tourism and Geotourism are ways of travelling that are seducing more and more conscientious tourists throughout the world, as both visitors and residents benefit.
Half-Hour (Television) – 16:9 and 4:3 NTSC available, Stereo – Series Bible Available
This one-hour satirical documentary explores the myth and murkiness surrounding a mysterious sea creature in Lake Memphrémagog, Québec and Vermont’s most celebrated lake. Follow this offbeat, expeditionary team as they set out to uncover the real and unusual tales behind the giant serpent lurking in a lake that is also home to bizarre legal and proprietary battles.
One Hour (Television) – 16:9 and 4:3 NTSC available, Stereo