Documentary

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

Watch Motherland: Tales of Wonder on NFB.ca

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What’s a good mom? Where does the myth of the self-sacrificing mother come from? Dive into the heart of motherhood with our doc Motherland: Tales of Wonder.

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Hot Docs 2015 | Discover the 8 NFB Docs Presented At the Festival This Year

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Hot Docs 2015 is around the corner! Read about and watch trailers for the 8 new and exciting documentaries we’ll be screening there next month.

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old timers

Overtime: Why not play hockey forever…

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Why not play hockey forever? This documentary profiles men aged 38 to 54 who are happier in January than they are in June playing the game of their youth.

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Harry Mayerovitch | Meet the man behind the NFB’s most beautiful propaganda posters

Meet painter, architect, caricaturist, accordion player, poet, author and brilliant World War II NFB poster designer Harry Mayerovitch (1910-2004.)

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Watch 4 Winter Films for Kids on NFB.ca

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Melt away your winter blahs with these 4 heart-warming winter films for kids.

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Awash with Academy Awards®: Watch 7 Oscar®-Winning Flicks on NFB.ca

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Oscars® galore! Discover and watch for free 7 NFB shorts that charmed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in years past.

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In Limbo

What traces do you leave online? Experience “In Limbo” and find out

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How permanent and public are the traces we leave online? Explore the contemporary state of digital identity in the new interactive doc “In Limbo”.

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Movement and music: explore the power of dance in 5 films

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Dance your worries away with these 5 NFB films that explore the powerful connection between music and the human body in motion.

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Jovana Jankovic and her favourite movies

Gotta go! Say goodbye to NFB blogger Jovana with a few of her favourite flicks

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Want to know what your friendly neighbourhood NFB blogger Jovana recommends? Explore the best of the best in the NFB’s online collection of films.

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Watch 6 stellar Oscar® nominees that missed out on the top prize

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It’s Oscar® season and the buzz is in the air. Want to know what else has been up for the top prize over the years? Watch 6 of our 73 (!) nominated films!

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Jack Rabbit (Norway)

Take a cinematic tour of Norway’s people, places, and stories

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Wanna get to know Norway through the magic of cinema? From skiing to fishing to Norwegian art and design, you’ll love this tiny nation’s persona.

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Enter the urban jungle: watch 5 films on the cities of the world

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The cinema and cities are natural partners. Get to know the world’s most dynamic metropolises in 5 riveting films.

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