Open Your Mind

  • The Way We Flattened
    Movie + 5 extras

    The Way We Flattened

    Movie + 5 extras

    The freedom of being 80 in lockdown. An appreciation of public trust in government. The downside of zoom interviews. The perils of online shopping. A fake dean of a fake university. A willing castaway in a republic of one. All moved and shaken by a global pandemic and all the chaos it has unearthed.

  • Motherhood & Righteous Anger

    Movie + 1 extra

    Ashley Bristowe’s son was born with a rare genetic disease and deemed unable to walk or talk. The author's determination to smash through the bureaucracy that would seal her son’s fate as profoundly disabled is an astonishing act of love, and made for a raw, passionate conversation about the brea...

  • Power Rangers


    Inspiring, articulate and fearless, pioneering marine biologist Alexandra Morton and former Banff National Park superintendent Kevin Van Tighem are unwavering in their powerful pursuits of protecting the health and diversity of our natural world.

  • Fixing the Elder Care Crisis


    Let's talk about the thing we're least prepared to talk about: what will happen to us when we can't take care our ourselves. André Picard is generous, unflappable and tough as nails — just what the world needs to ignite transform elder care now.

  • Memorably in Search of Memory

    Movie + 3 extras

    One of the most startlingly inventive and distinctive voices of Russia's first post-Soviet literary generation, Maria Stepanova talks to author and artist Leanne Shapton about photography, film and what makes a family "ordinary".

  • Tegan & Sara Share All

    Movie + 2 extras

    In conversation with their long-time friend Vivek Shraya, we celebrate our favourite musical twins’ and the release of their paperback bestselling book High School. Join us for this old fashioned after-school hang-out in the Imagine On Air basement. Music. Fashion. Crushes. Insecurities. Feelings!

  • The Way We Make Reparations

    Movie + 4 extras

    Who does racism benefit? (Racists.) Where should white people stand in a BLM protest? (On the perimeter.) How does posting a black square on Insta help stop racism? (It doesn’t.) We can care all we like but if we don’t repair, well, racism wins.

  • A Bracingly Real Take on Lolita


    Lolita is NOT a love story. #MeToo is not an abstraction. Kate Elizabeth Russell (the author of 2020's most eagerly anticipated debut novel, My Dark Vanessa) answers questions about complex female characters, the sexualization, and vilification of teenage girls, as well as the technical challenge...

  • We are Not Doomed
    Movie + 1 extra

    We are Not Doomed

    Movie + 1 extra

    With unflinching honesty, scientist Thomas Homer-Dixon calls on our collective need to understand ourselves and our views more keenly if we are to map out a better world. From stemming “social earthquakes” to re-thinking our hero stories, his potential solutions are sobering, practical, and deepl...

  • Falastin: Food, Family & Culture


    How chopped salad, smacked cucumbers, and shared plates tell the true story about the people and history of Palestine. Ottolenghi’s head chef Sami Tamimi and co-author Tara Wigley discuss the connections between Falastin's food and identity, land, place, and history, while whetting our appetites ...

  • Eat, Write, Love


    With courage, curiosity and joie de vivre, Lawrence Hill and Zalika Reid-Benta connect over comfort food, supernatural creatures, and how to stay calm when the world is falling apart around you.

  • Life Lessons at the Poker Table


    The best-selling New Yorker writer (and psychologist) devoted a year to becoming a professional poker player. Mentored by the biggest names in the game, she went on to win big in high stakes No Limit Texas Hold 'Em. Explaining how she did it, she shares valuable insights into disentangling skill ...

  • City of Light, City of Readers

    Movie + 1 extra

    As the elegant Francophile Janet Skeslien Charles puts it, one silver lining of a pandemic is the world’s refreshed awareness of the “necessity of books.” Find romance, friendship, mystery, and the lost art of handwritten communication.