Documentary

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

The Award for Best Editing Goes To…

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The Oscars® are right around the corner! Get in the award season spirit by looking at a list of NFB films we’d nominate in each category. First up: Editing!

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The Wannabe Faces of Canadian Comedy

Discover The Next Big Thing series, a collection of short docs that follow 6 comedians as they try to break into the big time by winning a slot in Montreal’s Just for Laughs comedy festival.

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Film Forward: Five to Watch in ’18

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Wondering what we’ve got cooking this year? We’re here to satisfy your appetite! Here’s a sneak-peek at 5 of our upcoming projects.

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The Masters Series: Donald Brittain

Of all the filmmaking giants in the NFB’s storied history, one of the best is Donald Brittain.

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Do You Think You’re Cooler Than These Canadians?

Do you think you’re cooler than these Canadians? Check out a list of some famous and local Canadian figures throughout history who are definitely cool.

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3 Docs to Watch Before You Start Binge Watching The Crown

Before you sit down and start binge watching season 2 of Netflix’s The Crown, watch 3 documentaries that’ll satisfy your Royal Family guilty pleasure.

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Auggie Pullman isn’t Cinema’s Only Wonder

In our collection, we have many films about people who faced difficult physical challenges, and how they rose above. These are films about everyday heroes, and here are three of them.

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When Only the Best Will Do

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It’s award-season! In celebration of the exceptional work of Canadian filmmakers, there’s no better time to watch some incredible award-winning films.

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The 10 Most-Viewed NFB Films of 2017

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We dug through the data, crunched the numbers and now, the results are in. Can you guess which film is the most viewed NFB film of 2017?

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Get Your Blood Pumping with 5 Classic Hockey Films

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If you’re a hockey fan looking for more, kick off your skates, pull on your favourite jersey, and watch these 5 classic hockey films with pride!

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Gather Round and Watch 5 Films for the Whole Family

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Last year we created a special playlist of films for the entire family, just in time for the holidays ad we’ve adding several fun films that are great for kids of all ages (including those of us who are still young at heart). The selection of classic titles once again includes charming animation, short live-action fiction and several Christmas-themed films.

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In Need of a Laugh? We Got You Covered

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Did you know that NFB also stands for Nifty Funny Brilliant? Exercise your smile muscles with these 5 funny films that’re guaranteed to make you laugh.

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