Documentary

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

Not All Heroes Wear Capes | 5 Films About Real-Life Superheroes

Films

Discover 5 NFB films about real-life superheroes who may not have fought evil extraterrestrials or wrathful gods, but have made it their mission to serve the innocent or the less fortunate and push boundaries in their own, valiant way.

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The Best NFB Films of the 2000s

Films

With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 2000s!

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The Best WWI Films You’ll See This Remembrance Day

Films

Discover four acclaimed WWI films produced by the National Film Board of Canada including Donald Brittain’s haunting doc, Fields of Sacrifice.

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Remembering Leonard Cohen

Films

Mark the one-year anniversary of the passing of Leonard Cohen a national treasure who never lost touch with his Canadian roots.

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The Best NFB Films of the 1990s

Films

With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1990s!

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Throat | Tanya Tagaq Meets Dolby Atmos

Production

Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq possesses one of the fiercest and most arresting voices in contemporary music. Occupying a sonic universe all her own, somewhere between wolf and human, she infuses the throat-singing tradition of her people with fearless new urgency, leaving audiences and critics in a state of gobsmacked awe.

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The Best NFB Films of the 1980s

Films

With 3000+ films that you can stream for free, picking a starting point can be tricky! Enjoy a (subjective) list of the 10 best NFB films from the 1980s!

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Women’s History Month: The Struggle Continues

Films

October is Women’s History Month in Canada. Pay tribute to the stories of incredible women involved in the struggle.

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This Was Canada in the 1970s

Films

We’re celebrating the 1970s in all their bell-bottomed glory. Enjoy 5 NFB films on key moments of this far out decade.

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3 Films to Watch Before Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049

Films

Discover three short NFB films that will certainly put you in a Denis Villeneuve inspired headspace for his upcoming film, Blade Runner 2049.

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Teachers of the world, we salute you!

Films

To celebrate World Teachers’ Day, we’ve put together 5 films on teachers, the important job they do, and how they impact our lives.

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4 Films for National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

The month of October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month in Canada. To shine our own little light on this month, we’ve put together four films about dogs, and the effect they have on our lives.

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