Circa 1948

Immersive artistic storyworld Circa 1948 launches at Tribeca today

Circa 1948

Immersive artistic storyworld Circa 1948 launches at Tribeca today

News

Take a journey to the past with Stan Douglas’ immersive interactive storyworld, Circa 1948, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.

McLaren Wall-to-Wall

A virtual visit to McLaren Wall-to-Wall: a site-specific installation

NewsThe Craft

Not in Montreal? No problem! Take a virtual video tour of this mesmerizing site-specific architectural installation that honours the acclaimed animator Norman McLaren with contemporary artists’ interpretations of his iconic works.

National Canadian Film Day

Mark your calendars: the first annual National Canadian Film Day is upon us on April 29

News

Wowza! It’s the first ever National Canadian Film Day. Celebrate by watching a Canadian film… anywhere! Then share your fun times with the #canfilmday hashtag.

Fruit_Hunters

4 New Study Guides for Spring

Education

Explore a variety of new study guides for classroom use, accompanying such recent NFB films as My Prairie Home, Last Chance, and Poppety in the Fall.

Corral

Ride ’em, cowboy! Check out 5 films about the Wild West

Reviews

Bust out into the open prairies with some of the world’s best—and funniest—cowboys in this selection of films about life as a ridin’ cowboy.

Democracy on Trial: The Morgentaler Affair

Morgentaler clinic closing in Fredericton

NewsReviews

As the abortion clinic named after Dr. Henry Morgentaler closes its doors in Frederiction, learn more about this controversial Canadian in the riveting documentary “Democracy on Trial: the Morgentaler Affair”.

A Short History of the HIghrise

Come on, vote for us—we’re nominated at the Webby Awards!

News

The NFB has been nominated for 4 Webby Awards and now it’s up to YOU—our viewers and fans—to help us win by voting for us! Check out all the projects here.

McLaren, Norman

Norman McLaren’s 100th anniversary: celebrate with us!

News

This April 11th, the late acclaimed animation pioneer Norman McLaren celebrates his 100th anniversary. Join us for all the festivities!

students use the app

NFB StopMo Studio: A new Challenge for Creativity

Education

The NFB’s new app for iPad, NFB StopMo Studio, is a great, inexpensive tool that makes it easy to produce frame-by-frame animated films with your students. Read about Paul Carrière’s experiences using the app in his classroom with his grade 3 students.

Flawed (Andrea Dorfman)

Real vs. ideal: watch 5 illuminating films about beauty standards

Reviews

No matter what, we all sometimes feel like we don’t quite fit in. Watch these 5 films about contemporary beauty standards and the social pressures to fit into them.

54 Hours

54 Hours: writing the Newfoundland sealing disaster

ReviewsThe Craft

Streaming for free in Canada only on NFB.ca next week: our new short animation 54 Hours, which depicts the harrowing 1914 sealing disaster. The writer of the film, Michael Crummey, discusses the project’s inception here.

My Prairie Home Blog

Teaching about gender diversity with My Prairie Home

Education

Explore the NFB’s educator’s guide for teaching gender diversity through the film “My Prairie Home”. The teaching guide was created in partnership with Pride Education Network and Out in Schools.