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
Thanks to everyone who tuned in to the Broadcast Premiere on October 5th, 2013 on TVO. Catch both the feature-length version again as well as the extended 3x50 minute series in 2014.
News and ReviewsSeptember 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
November 9th, 2013 -
Haldimand Agricultural Hall, Kohler. Screening starts at 7:00 P.M. Part of the Battle of Nanticoke Creek commemorations.
February 22nd, 2014 -Fanshawe Pioneer Village, London. Time TBA.
Video Highlights & Extra Stories
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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