Documentary

Explore the world of documentary—including biography, history, social and political issues, global cultures, and aboriginal topics.

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4 Fun and Inspiring Art Projects for Kids

Films

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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A Newfoundland Cinema?

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Newfoundland is a place with history, and lots of it. In the same way that Canada saw the need to produce its own cinema as a way of resisting assimilation by its neighbour to the south, Newfoundlanders felt compelled to tell their own big screen stories.

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The agony and the ecstasy: 5 films about running

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Discover the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of running in 5 cinematic gems about athletes who run for their lives.

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A Tale of Cannibalism | Watch Passage on NFB.ca

Passage (2008) presents a tragic, disturbing tale about a crew who, faced with the inescapable fate of dying of hunger, committed acts of cannibalism. Englishman eating Englishman?! Impossible, you might say. Unthinkable! But… is it?

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Imposters, Fakes and Charlatans

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Do the names Ernest Dufault, Sylvester Long and Archibald Belaney mean anything to you? They should. All three were famous throughout the 20th century. All three achieved notoriety in their respective fields, and all three were big-time imposters.

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Check out the NFB Film Club’s Fall 2015 Programming

Films

Check out the Fall 2015 NFB Film Club selection, with films available for FREE public screening at public libraries nationwide. There’s something for everyone!

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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, Albert and Quebec can now watch free NFB films as part of their subscription package.

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Creative Doc Lab: Non-fiction Spreads its Wings

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It was the NFB’s founding film commissioner, that great Scottish visionary John Grierson, who actually coined the term “documentary” — and from its inception Canada’s public producer has played a leading role in developing the genre. With the feature-length doc currently enjoying an international renaissance, the NFB has partnered with the Canadian Film Centre to

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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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Music of the NFB | Discover A Vintage Vinyl

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In 1977, the NFB released an unusual item given its mandate and the nature of its activities: a vinyl record. Simply titled Musiques de l’O.N.F./Music of the N.F.B.: Volume 1, this double LP was produced in order to showcase the musical qualities of certain NFB productions.

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