Documentary

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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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The Best NFB Films of the 1970s

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 1970s!

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True North: Ryan Sidhoo Explores Canada’s New Game

Production

Toronto’s red-hot youth basketball scene is profiled in True North, an upcoming web series by Ryan Sidhoo.

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5 Docs About Crime and Punishment Through the Ages

Films

Do you want a peek behind the curtain at what the world of crime and punishment is really like? Our collection is home to many documentaries that capture the lives of criminals and law enforcement through the ages.

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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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