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Legacies 150 | Discover 13 Photo Essays That Explore Canada

5 Films That Capture the Magic of Canadian Summers

We know that in theory every season gets four months, but as Canadians, we also know there are really only two seasons: Summer and winter, with winter lasting around 10 months, and summer a scant two. Watch 5 films that capture the magic of Canadian summers.

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All trains lead to… the movies!

There’s nothing like the excitement of a new adventure. So, hop aboard the NFB train, get comfortable, and let yourself be carried away with these 5 short films about trains!

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NFB Commits to Indigenous Equity with New Three-Year Plan

News

In working towards reconciliation, we are launching a 3-year plan to redefine our relationship with the Indigenous creators and partners we work with and the communities and audiences we serve.

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Legacies 150 | Discover 13 Photo Essays That Explore Canada

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Legacies 150 is a series of interactive photo and illustration essays reflecting on legacy and inheritance a century and a half into Canadian Confederation. These first-person stories explore where we come from, who we are, and what kind of nation we are becoming.

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NFB Summer 2017 Events Near You!

Films

Below you’ll find a list of screenings and activities that we’ll be involved in across the country. This post is a piece in progress, and we’ll be adding to it as events are booked, so bookmark this page and check back often!

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Rose's Notebook - First World War

Rose’s Notebook and the Great War: Last Episode

Education

Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as First World War is unfolding.

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Cold Journey: A feature on residential schools

Films

The feature film Cold Journey (1975) started out with the best of intentions but failed to find its audience in commercial cinemas. It scored much better in community screenings throughout the country. This is its complicated story.

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The Flashy World of Fiction

Films

We’re showcasing a few of the fictitiously flashy films that are floating around in our collection. Check out these 7 fab fiction films to satisfy your craving today!

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EXPO 67 LIVE, a journey in time and memory by Karine Lanoie-Brien

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Fifty years ago, Montreal opened its doors to the world for the most significant cultural event in its history: Expo 67. The year 2017 also marks the city’s 375th anniversary as well as Canada’s 150th… All the more reasons to celebrate Montreal’s unforgettable world fair!

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The Wonder Women of the NFB

Films

Here at the NFB, we have a long, proud history of films about women, directed by women – and quite a few of them are Oscar® winners, too. In a sense, they’re our own Wonder Women.

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Explore 5 Hot Interactive Projects Today

Interactive

Interactive is so hot right now. It’s the new storytelling darling on the block, and we’ve been creating and crafting stories and experiences with interactive media for years. You can explore a variety of new worlds, different perspectives, and create incredible things in as little as 1 minute. Dive in!

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Meet Manivald, a Wannabe Troubadour with Mommy Issues

Films

Discover Manivald, our new animated short that’s just hitting the festival circuit. The film is a quirky and refreshing take on the difficult and delicate bonds between a mother and son.

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