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Canadian History in 10 NFB Films

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At 148 years, Canada has an incredibly rich and fascinating history, and unsurprisingly, you can learn about the highlights of Canadian history in the NFB archives. In honour of Canada Day, take a little journey back in time and learn about the history of Canada, as seen through 10 NFB films.

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Watch 10 NFB Films on Colour!

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After slogging through months of slush then months of puddles, we’ve finally been bequeathed some beautiful weather. In honour of the summer (and flowers and foliage) we’ve waited so long for, enjoy 10 of the NFB’s most beautiful films on colour!

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Celebrate 100 Years of Women in Animation

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We created a mini retrospective that highlights 100 invaluable years of work by women in animation, here at the NFB and abroad.

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NFB Remixed | Watch 5 Music Videos Inspired by the NFB

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The NFB may be primarily known for documentaries and animation, but if you were to take a quick search through our archives, you’d find yourself knee-deep in music.

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Universe Within | A Q&A with HIGHRISE director Katerina Cizek

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After seven years, two Emmys, a Peabody and multiple Canadian Screen Awards, HIGHRISE, our documentary experiment about the human experience of global vertical living, is coming to an end. Director Katerina Cizek answered a few questions on the latest and last installment, Universe Within: Digital Lives in the Global Highrise. Q: How does Universe Within fit into

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May The Force Be With—D’Oh! The NFB in Pop Culture

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What do The Simpsons, Star Wars and drugged-out spiders all have in common? Check out all the NFB’s pop culture shout-outs in one convenient location.

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Earworm alert! Sing-along with 6 animated films

We had a few of our most popular musical animated films lyricized for your singing pleasure. Jam along to animated songs without missing a single beat!

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Check out the 10 best Canadian films of all time

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The Toronto International Film Festival has published the latest update of the 10 best Canadian films of all time and 5 of the 10 films listed happen to be NFB productions or co-productions.

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Need film recommendations? We’ve got you covered.

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Ever feel like your favourite streaming service just isn’t making the right recommendations for you? Check out our helpful list for a Canadian twist to your movie consumption!

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Hothouse 10 | Watch 8 Animated Films From Emerging Filmmakers

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Here’s a look at this year’s crop of Hothouse animated films.

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Watch 10 Films About Love on NFB.ca

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Ahhh love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ve put together a little playlist all about romance.

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Check out the improved McLaren’s Workshop App!

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We’re starting 2014 in style with a not-so-new but definitely improved version of our McLaren’s Workshop App! After winning the incredibly prestigious Grand Prize in the Website or Application (Arts and Culture) category at the Boomerang Awards, as well as being named among iTunes Canada’s “App Store Best of 2013“, the Norman McLaren-inspired iPad app has

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