The Best NFB Films of the 2010s (so far)

Films

With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky!

Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 2010s (so far)!

Angry Inuk

Enjoy this feature doc that travels through the Canadian Arctic to give voice to the hunters, craftspeople and families who depend of the seal hunt for their livelihood and survival.

Angry Inuk, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Blind Vaysha

A young girl who sees the past with her left eye and the future with her right eye learns the importance of living in the present moment.

Blind Vaysha, Theodore Ushev, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Hadwin’s Judgement

Watch this spellbinding documentary that captures one man’s improbable journey from expert logger to environmental terrorist.

Hadwin's Judgement, Sasha Snow, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

If I Was God…

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself charged with God-like powers? Would you use them for good? For bad? Perhaps a little of both?

If I Was God…, Cordell Barker, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Lipsett Diaries

Descend into the maelstrom of anguish that tormented famed Canadian filmmaker Arthur Lipsett with this frenetic short by Theodore Ushev. Featuring the voice of Xavier Dolan.

Lipsett Diaries, Theodore Ushev, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Me and My Moulton

A seven-year-old girl asks her hopelessly unconventional parents for a bicycle. But what kind of bike can you expect from a father who sports the only moustache in town and a mother who makes dresses out of curtain fabric?

Me and My Moulton, Torill Kove, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Stories We Tell

Rent Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sarah Polley’s genre-twisting film that playfully excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.

Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Sunday

Dive straight back into childhood with this Oscar®-nominee that shows that a simple Sunday visit to Grandma’s can turn into a real adventure.

Sunday, Patrick Doyon, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

The Amina Profile

Part love story, part international thriller, this film is the gripping chronicle of an unprecedented media and sociological hoax.

The Amina Profile, Sophie Deraspe, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Wild Life

Watch this short animation about a young British remittance man sent to try his dainty hands at cattle ranching in 1909 Alberta.

Wild Life , Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby, provided by the National Film Board of Canada