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.

Canada’s Involvement in the Korean War

With a meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un looming, brush up on Canada’s involvement in the Korean War with these 4 films.

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NFB Pause: Patrick Bouchard is The Subject

Patrick Bouchard’s latest film, The Subject, also marks the first installment of our new series, NFB Pause.

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Explore Mental Health from 3 Different Perspectives

Films

Approximately 20 percent of Canadians live with mental health problems. Watch 3 films that offer 3 different perspectives on issues of mental health.

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Adult Animation Vol. 2: Afternoon Delight

Films

Not all animation is meant for children. In a follow-up to our first Adult Animation post, here are 5 more films to watch after the kids go to bed.

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The Masters Series: Evelyn Lambart

Evelyn Lambart is known as the First Lady of Animation, and was the first animator to join the NFB. Watch a selection of some of her films.

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6 Favourite Female-Centric Films

This week, we celebrate International Women’s Day with some of our marketing managers’ favourite female-centric NFB films. Enjoy.

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5 Films To Watch This Spring Break

Films

It’s spring break season across Canada. If your kids are going to spend any time in front of a screen, make the most of it and have them watch some fun and educational films from the NFB!

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Nevertheless, She Persisted

To celebrate International Women’s Day, watch 5 films that are portraits of inspirational women, women who refused to be held back or held down.

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The Kids Are All Right

Films

In light of the youth-led revolution over gun control in the US right now, here are 5 NFB films about other examples of youth-inspired change.

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The Award for Best Animated Short Goes To…

The Oscars® are right around the corner! Get in the award season spirit by looking at a list of NFB films we’d nominate for Best Animated Short!

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NFB Film Club – Spring 2018

Films

This spring, the NFB Film Club is offering you a rich selection of both short and feature-length films, including several newly released docs.

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The Masters Series: Colin Low

Films

Discover Colin Low, one of the pillars of the NFB; a man whose career included work on more than 200 productions, spanning a 60-year career.

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