Posts written by Julie Matlin
 

Julie is a freelance writer who was formerly the Head of Social Media for the National Film Board. Her background in the film industry, her work as a writer and her affinity for connecting with people made her a natural fit for the NFB. Her favourite films include The Big Snit, Strange Invaders, RiP! A Remix Manifesto and the interactive project, Flawed.

7 Films to Empower Women and Girls

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Film is a powerful communication tool, and when the right film meets the right audience, amazing things can happen. This post contains 7 films that hold empowering messages for women and girls.

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Adult Animation | 5 Films To Watch After The Kids Go To Sleep

Enjoy 5 animated films created just for adults. Each film addresses a different theme, from sex to addiction to living beyond our means.

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We’ve Got Your Oscar 2017 Craving Covered

If you’re an Oscar junkie, you’re probably looking for more films to sate your Oscar craving. To help, we’ve taken some of the best films from 2016 and matched them up with NFB films that are similar in theme and subject matter.

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Bear 71 VR: Google and the NFB Partner to Expand the World of Virtual Reality Storytelling

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The NFB has partnered with Google to turn Bear 71 into a virtual reality experience which is available for free online as Bear 71 VR.

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Stop Motion Madness! Students Create StopMo Films!

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Watch an adorable selection of StopMo films from the First Annual Highfield International Film Festival in Etobicoke, Ontario.

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The 5 Best Films You Didn’t Know Were on NFB.ca

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Looking for a great film to watch? We’ve got 5 suggestions that range from fiction to documentary and from funny and surreal to tragic and heartbreaking.

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Watch 6 Unconventional Films About Art

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How do you define art? Here are 6 films that challenge our perception of films about art, featuring Bill Mason, Todd McFarlane, Frederick Varley and others.

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4 Fun and Inspiring Art Projects for Kids

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Drawing inspiration from artists Emily Carr, Ron Noganosh, Kai Chan and Maud Lewis, we present you with 4 easy and fun art projects to do with your kids.

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Watch 3 Films on Sports for the 2015 Pan Am Games

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The 2015 Pan Am Games begin this week in Toronto. To mark the event, we’re featuring a playlist that includes Baseball Girls, Singlehanders and 60 Cycles.

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Innovation, Eh? | Watch 3 Films on Canadian Inventions

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Canada is known for many important innovations. Watch 3 films about 3 different Canadian inventions – insulin, IMAX and direct cinema.

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NFB Films Now Available on TELUS Optik TV

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TELUS Optik TV subscribers in British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec can now watch free NFB films as part of their subscription package.

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Breaking Bread: Celebrating Multiculturalism on Canada Day

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Bread, our new interactive project, launches just in time to celebrate multiculturalism for Canada Day. Six women, 6 recipes, 6 different different stories.

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