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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Good News! You Can Now Download the NFB Films App for Apple TV

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The new Apple TV is here and we’ve made a superb new NFB Films app for it. Download it today!

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NFB Fight Club: Boxing, Part 2 | Fists of Pride, Boxing Girls of Kabul, Klitschko

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In this second installment of NFB Fight Club, which celebrates the complex world of combat sports as portrayed in films available on NFB.ca, we look at 3 vastly different docs about boxing. Children Muay Thai boxers, female Afghan boxers and heavy-weight champion boxing brothers… there’s certainly a little something in here to knock-out your hankering for a good boxing story. Fists

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Meet One of America’s Most Famous Political Prisoners

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Solitary confinement, variously known as “the hotbox”, “the hole”, “lockdown”, “punk city”, “the pound” or “SCU” (Solitary Confinement Unit), is an extreme form of imprisonment in which an inmate is isolated from all human contact. Our new interactive project The Deeper They Bury Me, which just launched at the New York Film Festival, plunges users into the universe

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NFB Fight Club: Boxing, Part 1 | Golden Gloves

Watch Golden Gloves, a super slick 1961 documentary that is the perfect combination of boxing, 1960s Montreal, and direct cinema.

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Vancouver | 2 Ways to Experience Circa 1948 this Fall

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Launched at Tribeca’s Storyscapes, the Circa 1948 installation will be displayed twice in Vancouver this fall. Don’t miss it!

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Roots x NFB: More Amazing Gear for Die-Hard NFB Fans

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NFB pom-pom tuque anyone?! Admire 3 fresh items just added to Roots x NFB, the limited-edition collection of NFB-themed Roots gear.

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Pony Up: Watch 3 Incredible Horse Films on NFB.ca

Get your gallop on and enjoy these these 3 top-notch documentaries on man’s “other” best friend, the horse.

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Oops, Son. You Slept With Your Mama and Killed Your Pa | Watch 3 Greek Myths Unfold on NFB.ca

Millennia later, Greek mythology continues to baffle, excite, and inspire us. Brush up on the ever-relevant myths of Oedipus, Icarus and Narcissus with these 3 modern interpretations of the old classics by NFB filmmakers.

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Watch 5 Trippy Films to Celebrate 150 years of Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland turns 150 this year. Mark the occasion with 5 trippy films inspired by Lewis Carroll’s world-famous masterpiece.

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Controversial Newfoundland Politician Danny Williams in the Hot Seat

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The colourful and controversial former premier of Newfoundland, Danny Williams, answers 5 questions about his life philosophy and the new Danny documentary.

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Mother’s Day | Watch 3 Amazing Animated Shorts about Moms on NFB.ca

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This Mother’s Day, celebrate motherhood and mothers everywhere with these 3 animated short about moms

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Metamorphosis | Filming Begins on New Velcrow Ripper/Nova Ami Documentary

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Learn more about Metamorphosis, our upcoming Velcrow Ripper doc about humanity’s pressing need to cope with the climate crisis it has created.

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