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NFB XP | Back from the Future

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*  This post is a translation. Read the original French post here. A look back at the NFB XP round table at the Phi Centre Phi during the MUTEK festival: this panel served as a follow-up to a creation and dialogue workshop on the major themes surrounding virtual reality and augmented reality. With the aim

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The NFB in Annecy | The Lakeshore Awash with Talent!

*  This is a translated guest post by French Animation Studio executive producer Julie Roy. Read the original French post here. I have been participating in the Annecy International Animation Film Festival for the last 15 years or so. This annual gathering of the global animation family really is not to be missed. Every year, we

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Loc Dao and Stan Douglas’ Collaboration Circa 1948 Premieres in Toronto at Luminato

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by Marc Glassman, Editor of POV Magazine Circa 1948 is a unique storyworld created by Stan Douglas and Loc Dao, whose team at the NFB’s Digital Studio was able to mesh together ideas inspired by Vancouver’s colourful past. The remarkable installation has its long awaited Toronto run at the Luminato Festival‘s main hub, the Hearn Generating Station,

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NFB XP: The Future is Here, and It’s Female

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* This is a guest post by Joseph Elfassi. Read the original French post here. The NFB has decided to implement gender parity in the creation of its works: from now on, half of all NFB projects will be carried out by women. And because it’s 2016, the biggest thing in cinematographic creation is virtual

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Inuit Culture, Living History

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Ensure your students have a good grasp of intercultural studies by using the world’s largest inuit films collection and its study guide.

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Digital Literacy: A Crash Course in Privacy Protection

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Do Not Track takes users inside their own personal online history, revealing how companies can tell who you are, where you are, and what your online habits are like based solely on your browser history and the cookies stored on your computer. Digital literacy is a vital defence against this invasion of privacy.

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Telling the Story of the Fight for Linguistic Rights

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Canadian francophone minorities have had to overcome a number of obstacles to claim their linguistic rights. The Fight for Francophone Rights takes you to a variety of regions across the country where speaking French is a daily battle.

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The 2016 Canada Day Challenge has begun!

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Invite your students to participate in the 2016 Canada Day Challenge by submitting their creations in three categories: Draw it!, Snap it! and Write it!

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How to Grow Cacao Trees, A Family Succession

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In this film, 13-year-old Elisha invites us to share in the daily life of her family. Her parents, modest cacao farmers in Belize, teach the children the secrets of cacao trees and try to give them the tools they need to succeed in life.

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Learning Tolerance Can Inspire Positive Changes

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Invite students to explore the emotions that come into play when we feel embarrassed by the behaviour of others, as well as the resources available to us to make the best of such situations.

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Symbols of War: Talking about Civil War with Students

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Symbolic thinking is an important skill. Through this beautiful and moving story, students discover how simple objects such as birds or shoes can be used symbolically to represent civil war and learn about the lasting effects of this type of conflict.

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The Faith Project: Exploring Critical Issues

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The Faith Project is a timely resource for teachers who wish to cultivate understanding of faith communities through the development of media literacy skills. The film-based documentary project enables students to explore prayer and ritual in the modern world through the lenses of seven traditions.

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