Posts written by Lea Nakonechny

Giv’em a Half Turn | On the Road with Swift Current’s Infamous 3-Ton Buffalo


Follow a 3-ton wooden buffalo sculpture as it makes its way across Saskatchewan in the summer of 1977 in Giv’em a Half Turn, a charming 10-min doc about eccentric Prairie artist Russell Yuristy.


The inner workings of the NFB image/stock footage bank

Many people don’t realize that here at the NFB, our films are the tip of the iceberg. We have thousands of hours of archival footage online and thousands more in the vault. Last year the NFB celebrated its 70th anniversary; however, our Images collection goes back over one hundred years to the beginning of Cinema,