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Celebrate summer vacation with Summer Films: Part I

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Evelyn Lambart’s centenary: celebrating Canada’s first female animation pioneer

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On the 100th anniversary of Evelyn Lambart’s birth, explore the animation pioneer’s life and work across her decades-long career at the NFB.

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Celebrate summer vacation with Summer Films: Part I

Films

Got a lazy afternoon to spend with us? Check out these these funny, inspiring, beautiful, and relaxing summer films during your summer vacation.

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Canada Day Challenge… Accepted!

Education

Meet our dynamic contest winner! Many talented students participated in the Canada Day Challenge, and you can hear all about Sarah’s experience. Maybe you should enter next year, too. Spread the word!

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Justice is served: 11 animal pics, 0 cats

Films

Had enough pictures of cats online? Check out these magnificent, adorable, and rascally wild creatures from the NFB archives—none of whom are cats!

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Francis Desharnais: artist-in-residence at the Musée de la civilisation de Québec

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Meet Francis Desharnais: artist, filmmaker, comic book creator, and lively rotoscoping animator. He’ll be in residence in Quebec City in July 2014.

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A visit with our furry friends: watch 5 animal docs

Films

Join our friends in the animal kingdom for a tour through their habitats, activities, and personalities. You won’t look at raccoons the same way again!

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Show some love: make DIY animations with the NFB’s easy-to-use apps

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Get inspired: you’re gonna start animating! Send friends and family unique, heartfelt greetings through short, shareable animated videos made with our incredibly easy-to-use apps.

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High Grass Circus: low-tech, grassroots entertainment

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the NFB Oscar-nominated documentary High Grass Circus, on the Royal Brothers Tent Circus that toured Canada in the 1970s.

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The power of stories: explore the new fiction channel on NFB.ca

Films

Looking for some drama, comedy, or adventure? Explore the NFB’s new fiction channel and experience the power of imaginative storytelling.

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7 days, 7 films: celebrating Canada History Week

Films

Happy Canada Day! This day marks the kick-off of Canada History Week (July 1-7) so check out a selection of informative, inspiring, and entertaining films about Canada’s artists, archives, museums, and more.

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In memoriam: Wolf Koenig (1927-2014)

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Explore the life and work of Canadian filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, animator, and overall cinema pioneer Wolf Koenig.

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It’s jazz festival season across Canada! Watch 6 must-see jazz films

Films

In the mood for music? Take a tour through 6 moody and melodic jazz films, just in time for jazz festival season across Canada. Oscar Peterson! Lenny Breau! Jane Bunnett! The music never stops here!