Abandoned by the British, occupied and plundered by the Americans -
in the War of 1812, the people of Southwestern Ontario
will spend several years living in a brutal war zone.
This is their Story

Buy The Disc
Order the extended, 3-episode version on DVD or 1080p HD Blu-ray. Both DVDs and Blu-rays are currently in stock in the Ontario Visual Heritage Project store.
Watch it on TVO

Tune into TVO on Monday April 14th, 21st and 28th at 7:00 P.M. to see the full, extended, 3-part version of A Desert Between Us & Them!

News and Reviews

Windsor Star
September 28, 2013 - Jim Hagarty has written a review of A Desert Between Us and Them for the Windsor Star. Hagarty calls the program " a cinematic experience for not only the brain but also the senses." Read the full review here.
Upcoming Screenings

May 15th, 2014 - Port Dover Harbour Museum as part of the 200th anniversary commemoration of the Burning of Dover Mills. Show starts at 7:00 P.M. and admission is $5.

June 6th, 2014 - Beachville Museum in Oxford County. Show starts at 6:30 P.M.

Video Highlights & Extra Stories

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Visit our YouTube Channel to see video highlights from all three episodes of "A Desert Between Us and Them." We'll be releasing more clips over time, so check back often, or better yet, subscribe to our Channel to get notifications when we upload new videos.
Get the App

Coming Soon - Take highlights from A Desert Between Us & Them with you on your iPhone or iPad.
Course Guide

This documentary series has been designed with teachers and students in mind. A course guide for grades 6 through 12, with activities connected to many different classes in the Ontario Curriculum, is available to download for free.
Land Between Documentary Project Partner Logos Ontario Visual Heritage Project Ontario Trillium Foundation Canadian Heritage Western Corridor City of Hamilton TVO Southwestern Ontario War of 1812 Haldimand County Norfolk County City of Brantford County of Brant Elgin County Museums London Tourism Long Point Regional Conservation Authority Sand Plains Development Fund Tourism Middlesex City of St. Thomas Chatham-Kent Tourism Windsor Essex