Documentary

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

Ariel Nasr Unspools Afghanistan’s Forbidden Reel

Production

The headquarters of Afghan Film occupy unassuming premises, one of many bullet-scared structures in central Kabul, with little indicating its vital role in Afghanistan’s cultural history. Yet it was from this modest two-story building that ‘Engineer’ Latif Ahmadi and his peers brought forth a vibrant cinema culture in one of the most underdeveloped societies on

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The Best NFB Films of the 1960s

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 1960s!

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The history of Expo 67’s Labyrinth Pavilion

A highlight of Montreal’s Expo 67 was certainly the creation of the Labyrinth Pavilion by the NFB. Come and take a look inside!

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Travel To Asia Through NFB Films

Take a cinematic trip to the gorgeous continent of Asia through 10 NFB docs!

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The Haunted Artist of Canada

On September 8, 1969, renowned Canadian artist Frederick Horsman Varley died at the age of 88. Varley was an official war artist during World War One as well as a founding member of the celebrated Group of Seven. Late in his career, the NFB profiled him in a documentary that was part of the Canadian

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Alanis Obomsawin’s Hopeful New Opus

Production

Words have always been precious to Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin who routinely begins production on a film by simply listening, recording quiet conversations with her main subjects. Much of this original audio later occupies a central place on her final soundtrack.

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Happy #TIFF2017! Rent 5 Great Canadian Films for $1.99 Each!

Films

To celebrate the exceptional Canadian films being showcased at #TIFF2017, we and our amazing friends over at Canada Screens have a selection of 5 great Canadian films you can rent at a discounted rate of $1.99 each!

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The Best NFB Films of the 1950s

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 1950s!

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Transport Yourself to the Canadian Rockies With These 5 Docs

Films

Transport yourself to the Canadian Rockies with 5 films that capture the history and natural splendour that defines the area.

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Work Work Work Work | Watch 5 Films This Labour Day Weekend

Films

Every year, the Labour Day weekend marks the end of summer holidays and ushers in the dreaded grind of work and school. But before you try to remember your math formulas or how to tie a Windsor knot, you still have a glorious weekend all to yourself. What better way to enjoy that time off than by watching some free movies?

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Download 5 NFB Docs for Only $0.99 Each!

Films

What’s better than 5 NFB docs? 5 NFB docs that you can download for just $0.99 each!

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Travel To Africa Through NFB Films

Films

Take a cinematic trip to the gorgeous continent of Africa through 9 NFB docs!

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