Posts written by Carolyne Weldon
 

Carolyne Weldon is a writer and photographer currently living in Montreal. Her interests include motherhood, travel, music, martial arts, language, subcultures and spirituality. Contact her at c.weldon@nfb.ca

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Animated Cats | Watch 5 Crucial Cat Cartoons on NFB.ca

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Admire cats of all stripes – on their own terms, of course – with these 5 crucial cat cartoons courtesy of the NFB.

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Photo Friday | Inside Ontario’s Tobacco Harvest in the Late Fifties

The Back-breaking Leaf // Celebrate World Photo Day with this stunning series of black-and-white photos documenting the tobacco harvest in Ontario in the late fifties.

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Photo Friday | Fergie Jenkins and the Chicago Cubs

Arguably the finest Canadian-born baseball player ever, Jenkins began his major-league career in Philadelphia before joining the Chicago Cubs in 1966, where King of the Hill catches up with him a few years later.

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Fly, Fly Away | Watch 5 Animated Shorts Starring Birds

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Large or small, of modest or exuberant plumage, birds are endlessly fascinating creatures. They possess that magical ability: flight, and their wee hearts continually move them to sing, as the Chinese proverb goes, not because they have an answer, but simply because they have a song.

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Pow Wow Power | Watch Award-Winning Short Doc Red Path on NFB.ca

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Got 15 minutes? Put them to good use and watch Atikamekw filmmaker Thérèse Ottawa’s first film, Red Path, now streaming on NFB.ca.

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The Water Dwellers: Inside Central B.C.’s Floating Villages

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Nothing beats a leisurely summer afternoon out on the water, canoeing or sailing, but could you live on water permanently?

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Photo Friday | Farm Electrification: And Then There Was Light

Most of us take most things for granted. Take for example clean running water, or electricity. Who ever thinks twice about being able to enjoy these luxuries?

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The New Alchemists: Growing Food Without Fuel or Toxins

Is living green the prerogative of the rich? Meet a cool crew of visionary scientists who proved it wasn’t with The New Alchemists, an enchanting short summer film by Dorothy Todd-Hénault.

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Photo Friday | Summertime from Coast to Coast

Peep the stunning pictures below and check out some of our summer films available on NFB.ca.

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Free Animation! | 3 Short Films for Dinosaur Lovers

Love dinosaurs? Get your fix with these 3 animated shorts about everyone’s favourite very huge, very extinct cold-blooded creatures. Enjoy!

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Upcoming Animation | The Awakening: Meet the Rooster

Meet the Rooster, a crucial character in Jean-François Lévesque’s upcoming short animation, The Awakening.

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Refreshingly Fishy | 4 Underwater Shorts to Beat the Heat

Animation that refreshes!

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